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The Sims 4 Is Releasing Its First 'Stuff Pack' On May 19

Briefly: The Sims 4 is releasing its first “Stuff Pack” next week on May 19 for $US10, EA has announced. It’s a “Luxury Pack”, which means it adds a bunch of fancy high-end furniture and clothing to the game, as well as two objects with new Sim actions associated with them: a drinking fountain and a banquet table. Snazzy!


The Sims Bug Abducts Men, Makes Them Pregnant

The Sims 4’s first expansion pack launched in late March with a lot of exciting promises. New careers, and corresponding workplaces! Better yet, aliens! If only we knew then what we know now. We might’ve been able to prepare for the extraterrestrial invasion and the sudden spate of unwanted male pregnancies.


ACCC Tells EA Its Refund Policy Is Unfair. EA Agrees.

Remember when EA initially claimed it would not be providing refunds for Sim City? Remember when the ACCC warned EA that was against Australian consumer law? Today the ACCC released a statement discussing EA refund statement. In response to pressure from the ACCC, EA has provided a court undertaking promising to change the way it deals with refunds in the future.


Star Wars Battlefront Looks Cool, But I'm Not Ready To Get Excited

Star Wars fans are easy marks. It’s one of our kind’s more endearing qualities, even while it tends to leave us vulnerable to being exploited. And we have been exploited, even by, perhaps accidentally, the man who created this universe and brand.


Watch The First Trailer For Star Wars Battlefront

After a decade of cancellations, false starts and one tragic studio demise, this is the year we’ll finally see a third Star Wars Battlefront game. Here’s our first look.


EA Is Closing The Only F2P Game I Ever Loved

While most free-to-play games are garbage, regardless of the platform, sometimes one of them sneaks past your defences and actually finds its way into your spare time. Even I, as hostile as I am to the business practice in general, have my weaknesses.


How To Get The Secret Alien Stuff In The New Sims 4 Expansion Pack

The Sims 4’s first expansion pack comes out this week. In addition to all the cool new career-focused additions Get To Work brings to the game, it also adds aliens into the mix. Here’s what you need to do to find them.


You Should Be Level 20 For Dragon Age's Surprise 1.5GB DLC

The surprise Jaws of Hakkon downloadable expansion for Dragon Age Inquisition appears to be designed for people who’ve played a fair amount of the game. Out today for PC and Xbox One, it advises players to be level 20.


Before Elder Scrolls, Bethesda Created... Madden

Bethesda is a developer famous for its work on the Elder Scrolls and (more recent) Fallout games. It’s also now a successful publisher. Over twenty-five years ago, though, it started small, playing an important — and controversial — part in the creation of the… Madden series.


Battlefield Hardline Tries Real Hard Not To Be Battlefield

Battlefield Hardine is a shooter that rewards not shooting. In the single player at least. If you wondered how it would deal with the idea of a ‘bad cop’ in the current real-world climate, it turns out the solution is, ironically, to pretend it didn’t happen.