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Humble Origin Bundle launches with Dead Space 3, BF3, Burnout Paradise Ultimate, Mirror's Edge and more

Huh, well would you look at that! It's a Humble Bundle, only it's made entirely out of EA games. Weird! Specifically, a dollar or more will net you Dead Space, Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box, Crysis 2 Maximum Edition, Mirror's Edge, Dead Space 3 and Medal of Honor. Paying above the average (c...

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Battlefield 3 Premium subscribers over 4 million, Origin exceeds 50 million

EA has dusted off the Numbers Trumpet™ and is celebrating subscriber milestones for both its Battlefield 3 Premium service and its digital distribution platform, Origin. Battlefield 3 Premium subscribers have surpassed four million in total, up from the 2.9 million subscribers reported in ...

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EA's Wilson wants to 'reestablish Origin as a service to gamers'

EA's Vice President Andrew Wilson told GamesIndustry International at E3 this year that the company plans to "really re-establish Origin as a service to gamers, not as a means to drive transactions." Wilson was on the initial team that planned out Origin, which he said was originally designed as...

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Command & Conquer being developed 'as a live service'

Victory Games' Command & Conquer, built on EA and DICE's Frostbite engine, is launching as a free-to-play game later this year through Origin. Tim Morten, development director, says that while Command & Conquer will require an internet connection, it makes for a more nimble game that can ...

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GameFly summer PC sale includes super-cheap BioShock Infinite, Mass Effect Trilogy, Walking Dead

GameFly has a pretty legit sale going on right now for PC games on Steam and Origin -- deals that, when coupled with this 20-percent off coupon, can lead to some decidedly redonk savings. BioShock Infinite, for instance, can be yours for $28 after using the coupon code. Meanwhile, The Walking Dead,...

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DuckTales Remastered coming to PC via Steam, other services

Capcom announced today that its globe-trotting, pogo-jumping platformer DuckTales Remastered is coming to PC platforms via Steam, Origin, Impulse, GamersGate, Green Man Gaming, and "numerous other places PC gamers download their wares." Helmed by Double Dragon: Neon developer WayForward, DuckTal...

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Tomb Raider, Hitman headline Origin sale in US and Europe

As part of an ongoing sale, EA has dropped the price of several downloadable titles on Origin, offering up to 50 percent off of recent releases such as Tomb Raider and Hitman: Absolution. Through April 30, Origin users can pick up a digital copy of Tomb Raider for $25, or for just a few bucks more ...

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Origin exploit uses hyperlinks to run malicious code remotely

Security research firm ReVuln has discovered a fairly simple way (in theory, at least) for unscrupulous folks and their hacking machines to execute malicious code on your computer, by way of EA's Origin platform. The exploit takes advantage of Origin's uniform resource identifier -- the protocol th...

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EA's Origin 'Player Appreciation Sale' on now

Electronic Arts' Origin service began a "player appreciation sale" today, with over 200 titles up to 70 percent off for a week. The sale includes digitally distributed games for PC and Mac, as well as physical goods for consoles, PC and Mac. Coincidentally, this also reduces the value of EA's apolo...

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SimCity sales surpass 1.1 million in two weeks

Despite all of its launch complications, EA Maxis' series reboot SimCity has managed to sell over one million copies since launching two weeks ago. EA reports this is the biggest launch for the franchise, the majority of players – 54%, EA says – choosing to download SimCity. In fact, EA...

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