Tag Archives: EA

PS4 Vs Xbox One: The Streaming War Begins

With the PS Now beta in full swing and Microsoft and EA’s own streaming service on its way, we take a step back, compare the services and examine the origin of these business models. ony recently soft-launched its PS Now initiative over in the States – an interactive cloud-based service...

FIFA 15 review
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FIFA 15 review

It’s frightening how lifelike this is. As has become standard practice for EA Sports releases, realism is at the forefront of everything in this year’s FIFA, and permeating every game mode from simple skill games to the typically excellent Career mode is a brilliant sheen that, arguably, far surpasses any...

The Sims 4 review
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The Sims 4 review

Well, Maxis has certainly had a bit of a thrashing, hasn’t it? Despite the underlying improvements that came with SimCity, the internet had spoken – it did not like the reboot. Not to recap on everything too much, but here it is in a nutshell: Maxis made design decisions the internet...

Five Things About… The Sims 4

Maxis’ infamous franchise has hypnotised players the world over with its virtual representation of real life that manages to tread the line between complete suburban-life simulator and cartoon representation of real life. Its uniqueness inspired a movement of fans around the world, and the new instalment promises to change the...

“There’s no other game like The Sims” says Maxis VP

games™ chats to Maxis’ VP and general manager Rachel Franklin, senior producer Lyndsay Pearson and producer Ryan Vaughn about the evolution of The Sims.   What have been the major developments since the game’s announcement almost a year ago? Franklin: [The fans] have had pretty deep exposure when we ran...

The Sims 4: Maxis reveals easiest Build Mode yet

Expansion has always been a cornerstone of The Sims franchise. From the humble foundations of your one-bedroom apartment to the construction of an imposing mansion that dominates the region, The Sims is just as much about leaving your own mark on the world as it is assimilating with it. Certainly the aim here...

Maxis talks about the importance of community in The Sims 4

games™ chats to Maxis’ VP and general manager Rachel Franklin, senior producer Lyndsay Pearson and producer Ryan Vaughn about the evolution of The Sims   What have been the major developments since the game’s announcement almost a year ago?   Franklin: [The fans] have had pretty deep exposure when we...

EA Sports UFC review
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EA Sports UFC review

EA Sports UFC is a game of three parts. Just like in a real UFC fight, you’ll have to master ground, clinch and stand-up portions in order to become well-rounded enough to compete for a championship belt. The fact that these three elements feel so different from one another is...