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EA’s Origin Access adds other publishers’ games, including ‘Batman: Arkham City’

Electronic Arts' Origin Access program has added several free games from Warner Bros. Interactive, with additional games coming soon. Previously, no other major publisher supported the program.
Gaming

'Mass Effect: Andromeda' PC requirements revealed ahead of March launch

Electronic Arts outlined its system requirements for the upcoming action-RPG Mass Effect: Andromeda, revealing that players will need an Nvidia GTX 1060 3GB or AMD RX 480 video card to achieve maximum performance.
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Origin PC’s new laptop is super thin, impossibly light, and totally VR-ready

Ready to bring your VR on the road? Origin's new EVO-15S sports a GTX 1060 and Core i7 CPU, with all the trimming that go along with it. Despite that, it weighs less than four pounds and is just .69 inches thick.
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The ‘Battlefront 1’ open beta invades PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 on August 31

EA is launching the "Battlefield 1" open beta for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Origin on PC later this month. The beta will include two gameplay modes that take place in the Sinai Desert, a region just east of El-Jifar. The PC specs are…
Gaming

EA promises ‘endless PC gaming’ for a monthly fee with Origin Access

Electronic Arts has launched a new PC gaming service that gives subscribers full access to featured games like Dragon Age: Inquisition, FIFA 15, and Battlefield Hardline for a monthly fee.
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Origin's gaming all-in-one asks you to take a leap of faith

While the thought of a gaming all-in-one might have you wondering whose running things over at Origin, the Omni has a few impressive tricks up its sleeve, and hardcore gaming internals to match.
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Origin brings the heat to CES 2016 with high-end gaming all-in-one, revised Chronos mini-desktop

Among some cosmetic changes and a new lighting and system management app, Origin is also sharing its new first-party Chronos case and the Omni gaming all-in-one with CES 2016 attendees.
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Origin users can now pick up Jade Empire for the nominal price of $0

For those of you who missed out on the BioWare-helmed martial arts RPG ten years ago, Origin is giving you the chance to experience Jade Empire at no cost as an "On the House" special.
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Origin's new range of EVO15-S gaming notebooks pack power in a slimline form factor

Usually gaming laptops are thick, chunky affairs, but not so the Origin EVO15-S. It packs a new Intel Core i7 Skylake CPU, with a Nvida GTX 970M and a backlit keyboard into a case that can be customized with paint or laser etching to your…
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EA’s Origin wants to tempt you with Red Alert 2 and expansion

EA is hoping a healthy dose of nostalgia for the year 2000 will yield some buy-in for it's Origin platform. The developer is offering free downloads of Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2, and its expansion, Yuri's Revenge, for those who get on…
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Origin’s Omega is the best living room PC you can’t buy yet

Origin makes waves at CES unveiling the uber-powerful Omega living room PC after detailing a slew of impressive laptops.
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Origin PC outfits its gaming laptop lineup with Nvidia’s beefy new mobile GPUs

Origin's gaming laptops can now be stuffed with Nvidia's new notebook GPUs. Learn more here.
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Origin now offers GTX 980, 970 with Genesis, Millennium, Chronos gaming desktops

Now that Nvidia has launched the GTX 980 and 970, Origin has already added both cards as configurable options with three of its PCs. Learn more here.
Gaming

Play Titanfall for free on PC this weekend

EA is offering two full days of Titanfall for free to PC gamers on its Origin service as the first title in its Game Time promotion, offering unrestricted tastes of popular titles.
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As PC sales dwindle, high-end builders find that gamers aren’t going anywhere

There's been plenty of talk about the death of the PC and the post-PC era. However, if you ask the CEOs of three boutique PC manufacturing outfits, they're not exactly buying it. Read on to learn more.
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Mac Pro vs. Origin Genesis PC: Ultimate Desktop Showdown

The new Mac Pro has proven to be not only quick, but also a good value when compared to pre-configured workstations from Dell, HP and Lenovo. But what happens when Apple has to go toe-to-toe with a boutique PC maker that specializes in…
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Origin reveals new Millennium and Genesis with modular case

Origin has a new case, but it's not your average enclosure. Modular and flexible, its internal layout can be switched and an expansion can be added to expand hard drive space or add additional radiators for water-cooling. Users can even…
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EA’s Origin leaves 10 million customers vulnerable to hacking

There's no such thing as a a perfectly secure digital network, but at least the vulnerability in Electronic Arts' Origin were found before user information was stolen. Two researchers with a security company found that EA Origin can be…