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  • Theme Hospital ‘On The House’ On Origin

    … Bullfrog’s classic is now available for free. EA have brought a new game to their ‘On The House’ page on Origin, and this time it’s the turn of the classic Bullfrog hospital management game, Theme Hospital. Theme Hospital was originally released for the PC back in 1997, and saw you having to build and maintain a hospital, curing all kinds…

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  • Seems like Battlefield IV does have a Second Monster

    … We all know about the big shark in Battlefield IV, yeah, that one Megalodon that is simply really, really huge for anyone to engage against it. What we didn’t know was that there might be a second monster in the game, or at least the possibility for one to be added, and it sounds like it could easily eat the Megalodon. YouTube user JackFrags…

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  • Origin Users Charged For Games They Didn’t Purchase

    … The last couple of weeks have been a pain for many in the gaming industry with hackers and denial of service attacks creating a mess during the holiday season. There were widespread attacks on Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network over Christmas and the Xbox One SDK just leaked in the last 24 hours. It now looks like one of the world’s largest…

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  • Possible Hack of EA’s Origin?

    … Yesterday over Reddit and all across the web some users were complaining of fraudulent charges on their EA Origin accounts even though EA says there is no evidence of a hack within their system. The most common occurrence of fraudulent charges seems to occur from the game FIFA 15. Receipts are showing up in emails of users in languages…

    Gamers Sphere- 3 readers -
  • Origin rep says EA found no indication of account database breach

    … Earlier this week, a considerable number of PC gamers who use Origin, Electronic Art’s online store, reported suspicious behavior pertaining to the security of their account. Users of EA’s online service noticed that purchases were being billed to their account for games they never bought. EA subsequently confirmed that it was investigating…

    Erwin Murillo/ The Gamer Headlines- 4 readers -
  • Getting Your Origin Account Hacked Is A Terrible Experience

    … Video game, always online, account hacks are something that you hear about quite often in the current stream of gaming, but getting hacked is something that you never quite expect to happen to you. This was me before today. Typically, I would assume that these people that got hacked were somehow at fault themselves, maybe they clicked…

    Gaming Admiral/ Attack On Gaming- 4 readers -
  • Grab SimCity 2000 for Free on Origin Now

    … SimCity 2000 Special Edition by Maxis is up for grabs for the low low price of free. Time to jump back into the classic city simulator, with that sweet low res world, as Mayor and groan at how absolutely no one is going to be grateful for your amazing leadership of this fine city. The game is otherwise £4.99. I’ve already claimed my copy…

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  • Sim City 2000 Is 20 Years Old And Free

    … until the entire grid was archipelagos, my Sims living in utter utopia. At twenty years old (oh my aching linearity), you’ll not be surprised to learn it’s a little weary. And disappointingly, EA hasn’t given it a technological overhaul for the release, instead popping it into DOSBox and hoping for the best. But it runs nicely here, and it’s still such a pleasure to lay down those roads and water pipes. Hop over here for a copy. …

    John Walker/ Rock, Paper, Shotgun- 2 readers -
  • The Best SimCity Is Now Free

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    Luke Plunkett/ Kotaku- 12 readers -


  • Origin (EA) Black Friday Deals Now Live

    … The Origin Black Friday sale is now live. Take a look at the great discounts below: Up To 75% Off The Sims™ 4 – PC DOWNLOAD $29.99 FIFA 15 – PC DOWNLOAD $39.99 Battlefield 4™ Premium Edition – PC DOWNLOAD $29.99 Battlefield 3™ – PC DOWNLOAD $4.99 Need for Speed™ Rivals – PC DOWNLOAD $14.99 Titanfall™ – PC DOWNLOAD $4.99…

    Galit Gordon/ Gaming Cypher- 4 readers -
  • Black Friday Video Game Deals Roundup

    … 3.5″ Internal Hard Drive for $144.99. AMD FX-6350 Vishera 6-Core 3.9GHz Socket AM3+ 125W Desktop Processor for $109.99. ASUS ROG GL551JK-EH71 Gaming Laptop for $899. Amazon (Available Now) Turtle Beach Ear Force X12 Gaming Headset (certified refurbished) for $24.59. SteelSeries Apex Gaming Keyboard for $69.99. SteelSeries Sensi Wireless Gaming Mouse…

    Rob Gordon/ Game Rant- 2 readers -
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