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EA Origin’s Winter Sale Is Now Live
Earlier we reported that Valve had just launched their Steam Winter Sale for 2016, bringing about a ton of discounts to games. Some are pretty generous at 70%, while other titles are seeing tiny discounts at 10%, but like we said, something is better than nothing. However in case Steam doesn’t have the games you are looking for, don’t worry.

EA Bans An Entire Country From Origin
It appears that Electronic Arts has banned an entire country from accessing its Origin PC game service and it’s unclear right now whether this was due to some glitch or something that the company did on purpose. Origin users in Myanmar have not been able to access their EA PC games today, they are being prevented from playing any and all games they purchased from this digital service including recent […]

Need For Speed: Most Wanted Free Download For PC Available Now
Here’s your chance to grab one of the best Need for Speed games for PC at absolutely no cost to you. Electronic Arts is offering Need for Speed: Most Wanted for free through its Origin client as part of the On the House program under which it provides a game free for a limited time. Anybody who downloads the game during this time gets to keep it for as long […]

The Sims 4 Now Free Via Origin Game Time Promotion
Origin’s Game Time promotion has seen its fair share of titles offered in the past that would definitely pique the interest of any gamer worth his or her salt. For instance, in August last year, we did see Battlefield 4 for PC arrive on Game Time for free, and this time around, another title of note that ought to tickle the fancy of many a PC gamer who would want […]

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Origin Users Reporting Unauthorized Purchases Made With Their Accounts
Uh-oh, it seems that if you have an Origin account with a credit card linked to it, you might want to start checking your statements because according to reports, there are some users who have started to report unauthorized purchases made on their accounts along with other suspicious activities.The reports first surfaced on Reddit and it is unclear as to how widespread this issue is. It could be that just […]

SimCity 2000 Going For Free
They say that there is no such thing as a free lunch in this world, but what about a free game? Well, it looks like the folks over at Electronic Arts will be giving out Maxis’ classic city building game, known as SimCity 2000, for free. Yes sir, that is correct – there is no need to fork out a single cent for SimCity 2000, since the game is right […]

Battlefield 4 For PC Goes Free For One Week
There’s good news for PC gamers today. Electronic Arts has just announced that Battlefield 4 for PC is going free for one week. That means you can go ahead and download the game free of charge and give it everything you have got for 168 hours. This promotion is made possible through Origin Game Time. Those who are interested in taking advantage of this will need an internet connection and an […]

EA Origin Service To Go 100% Digital From April Onwards
The world is slowly but surely making its move over to the digital world completely, and one of the more recent evidences of that happening would be EA’s Origin service which has revealed that they will not longer put up physical copies of copies of games on sale from April onwards, since this particular service is all set to go digital.

EA Boasts 61 Billion Minutes Of Playtime On Origin
There are a few different gaming platforms at the moment for PC gamers, such as Valve’s Steam and EA’s Origin, just to name a few. In fact Valve’s Gabe Newell recently boasted that Steam had 65 million users, but it looks like EA is not about to let Valve hog the limelight as they have recently released an infographic in which they are claiming that they have more than 50 […]

Black Ops II: Origins Teaser Depict A Robot
Fans of the Call of Duty series, you will most probably have a whole lot more on your plate than just Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Vengeance Map Pack which was introduced for the Xbox 360 recently, especially when a spanking new video over from Treyarch that you can view above, where the latest Call of Duty teased inside that “everything has a beginning…and an end.”This new teaser trailer […]

EA VP Wants Origin To Be Less About Sales, More About Service
EA's VP wants to restructure Origin to be seen as a service to gamers, not just about sales.

EA's Origin Contains Bug Allowing Hackers To Hijack Your PC
EA hasn’t been having the greatest past couple of weeks as the recent SimCity fiasco has lead to gamers everywhere realizing just how much they despise the publisher and just yesterday, EA CEO John Riccitiello resigned from the company for reasons yet to be made public. Now, it looks like there may be a huge security flaw in its Origin platform.At a Black Hat security conference in Amsterdam last week, researchers at […]

EA Delivering Single Identity Platform To Track Gamers Across Multiple Networks
EA has completed an engineering project which will allow it to recognize a user across multiple services and logins, making it possible to switch platforms at any time, receive messages from EA on whatever device they’re currently using and even make it possible to partake in cross-platform multiplayer.EA’s Origin has already delivered some cross-platform content as users are able to interact with friends on other gaming platforms through a number […]

EA launches Origin game network that will work across PC and mobile platforms
When it comes to gaming on iOS devices, you have the popular Open Feint and Apple’s very own Game Center, which allows you to add friends to your list, see what games they’re playing, compare achievements and even play multiplayer games with them in some instances, i.e. Fruit Ninja, Doodle Jump and MetalStorm.