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The BAFTA awards represent a rare opportunity to get the thrill of watching your favorite high-profile games rack up more plaudits long after the end of the year. They also represent the opinions of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, but whatever. The nominations for the 2009 awards ha...

February 16th 2010 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Great news for you zero-patience homebodies out there: A new batch of Xbox 360 games has just come to Games on Demand. Better yet, it's a group of games that lets you perform some of the activities you swore off when you decided to never again leave the confines of your home. Now you can remember...

August 25th 2009 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Wii Fit has been selling extremely well, taking the top spot for the seventh week in a row, Chart-Track data shows. In fact, a record of nine weeks in a row was set by Who Wants to be a Millionaire (no platforms mentioned), and Nintendo's Balance Board bundle is on pace to tie that record should it...

May 18th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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EA's perpetual joke -- on you -- comes to an ironic end on April Fools' Day with the release of de-authorization tools for each of its 19 PC games with SecuROM copy protection (full list and download links after the break). If you've been working on that class action lawsuit against EA for bundling...

April 1st 2009 at 12:17pm 0 Comments
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1 Platinum 2 Gold 17 Silver 27 Bronze Difficulty: Moderate Online Trophies? Yes Time to Completion: 100 hours DLC Trophies? Yes* *Trophi...

March 19th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Our very personal bestest friend, Major Nelson, has posted Xbox Live activity for the week of March 2nd. Halo continues its never-ending battle with Call of Duty with Halo 3 nudging World at War from the top spot. Call of Duty 4, Gears of War 2 (somehow) and GTAIV round out the top five. The Halo s...

March 10th 2009 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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EA Sports' Football World community manager, Romily Broad, has revealed the upcoming FIFA 09 DLC, Ultimate Team, will be priced at 800 / $9.99 US (£7.99). For the uninformed, Ultimate Team is a fantasy soccer management mode that will allow gamers to assemble their fantasy teams by collectin...

March 3rd 2009 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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According to EA-supplied FIFA 09 statistics, gamers around the globe (see: Europe) have averaged 1.25 million online games per day since its release this past Fall. Selling 7.8 million copies in 2008 probably factors into that number somewhat. The statistical goods keep coming, with EA revealing th...

February 11th 2009 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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EA has released its financial report for Q3 2008. Even though the company is currently restructuring jettisoning employees (the financial report says 11% of its workforce, up from the previous 10%), its sales highlights are full of enormous, impressive numbers. According to the report, EA was "the l...

February 3rd 2009 at 5:25pm 0 Comments
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Great news for footy fans, EA has slashed the price on the FIFA 09 Live Season service to celebrate the beginning of transfer (also known as trading) season. The Live Season service updates your copy of FIFA 09 on a weekly basis with fresh stats based on real-life matches, keeping your favorite dig...

January 15th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Eurogamer posted its "Top 50 Games of 2008" list last week, and was immediately scolded by EA boss Peter Moore for daring to exclude FIFA 09. This story was picked up by numerous sites, but one detail that wasn't so heavily reported were Moore's views on the game that came tenth, World of Goo. Moore...

January 6th 2009 at 1:55pm 0 Comments
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Just when we'd gotten used to writing a different sort of headline, Treyarch's Call of Duty: World at War once again climbs to the top of the UK all-format software sales charts. After being punted (that's another football joke, you see) from the top spot by FIFA 09 last week, the umpteenth shooter...

December 30th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments