11 months ago

Review: Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

I am a bit of a curmudgeon when it comes to the Star Wars franchise, but not in the way that a lot of people are. There’s a certain curmudgeonly streak of people that have existed more or less since 1983 with a very specific idea in their minds about what the films, books, games,
26 Nov 2021

Review: Battlefield 2042

Oh, hey guys. It’s me, Grant, I’m back from the year 2042. You thought 2020 wasn’t so hot? Looks like we’re in for another world war in 20 years or so. At least according to EA and DICE’s Battlefield 2042. So if you can’t wait 20 years, I’m here with the deets on how things
8 Sep 2020

Review: Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning

In many ways, this game is the easiest game to review that I have ever been handed. Here is the review: Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning is Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning but with some improvements and a different subtitle that is no longer sensible English but some bizarre portmanteau. There. Review over. I am available for
18 Jun 2020

Everything From EA PLAY Live 2020

Today at EA Play Live 2020 there were a handful of new announcements as well as a sneak peak of what’s coming up in the future for next-gen consoles. Cross-play was a big focus on many of the titles shown, including confirmation that Star Wars: Squadrons will be cross-play and fully playable in VR. Additionally,
4 Dec 2019

Jedi: Fallen Order — A New Hope for Star Wars Games?

For many of us, the Jedi Order of videogames fell some ten or fifteen years ago when Kyle Katarn and Revan disappeared into the uncharted reaches along with the Republic Commando squad and any feasible hope for a Pandemic Battlefront II sequel. Let’s be real, the Star Wars IP was a highly saturated affair through
21 Jun 2016

My Time At EA Play

This year, EA decided to not be at E3… or at least at E3 proper. This year, they decided to hold a separate event called EA Play that was located in LA Live right next to the Los Angeles Convention Center. I didn’t get a media invite for the event, however, I was able to secure
10 Jun 2014

E3 Day 0: EA Press Conference Highlights

Its Day 0 of E3 and as it normally goes, that means plenty of press conferences. Unlike PAX, Gamescom, and the like,  E3 is the kind of trade show when many the big boys come packing: Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, Sony – they all come prepared to fight a war for your attention. As many of you
21 May 2013

Gamer Escape News – The Week of 05/19/13

On this weeks show: It’s been a busy few weeks for EA, they’ve announced they will not develop for the Wii-U, discontinuing their online pass system and refusing to pay royalties to gun manufactures for their use of real guns in their games. On the cusp of Microsoft’s next console launch we get a few
7 May 2013

Gamer Escape News – May 5th 2013

It’s Gamer Escape News now with game reviews! On this weeks show Watch Dogs gets a release date, Retro studios teases a grand June announcement, Will Wright share his thought on the SimCity 2013 release, EA takes the reigns as publishers of Star Wars games and there’s a really important bug in Dragon’s Dogma that
30 Apr 2013

Gamer Escape News Episode 01

Nate aka Aniero takes you through the latest in gaming headlines. On this show: layoffs at EA, no Nintendo at E3 2013, new expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic, Ratchet & Clank get a movie, countdown to the next Xbox, and get scared with The Evil Within. This is our first episode, so make
15 Jan 2013

Star Wars The Old Republic Upsets Fans Over “Pay To Gay” Content

The last few days have been interesting for Star Wars The Old Republic. With the release of it’s new expansion “Rise of the Hutt Cartel”, Bioware will be introducing a new planet, Makeb into the game. This new planet will feature NPCs that you can flirt with if they’re the same gender as your character.
15 Nov 2012

Star Wars: The Old Republic Goes F2P Today

Today Bioware’s MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic has launched in it’s new Free to Play model. Cartel Coins have been introduced which will allow players to purchase things such as gear, items that grant an EXP bonus, or the ability to unlock things such as the ability to access guild banks or equip special
19 Jun 2011

The Beginning Of The End?

Hilarious stuff, but I can’t help but understand where this old guy is coming from; Even if he is incredibly misled. Warning: Coarse language within!
15 Jun 2011

EA Beginning To Defy Steam, Or Simple Misunderstanding?

Earlier this week, first person shooter game Crysis 2 was pulled from Steam, and is now exclusively available on EA’s new “Origin Service“. Is this a move for EA to compete against Steam, or will it only be for certain titles? What makes it strange is the fact that EA is specifically targeting Steam. “Exclusive”