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Free Game Alert: EA is Giving Away the Best SimCity Ever, SimCity 2000…

Having donned the famous floppy hat and with long white beard combed straight EA seems to have caught a serious dose of the Christmas spirit.

It wasn’t such a great year for many game developers; the naughty list seriously outweighing the nice but EA has at least thought twice and decided to give away SimCity 2000 Special Edition for free, no catches but you will need to be quick. With the jolly red and white suite on EA dug deep into their sack of games from days of yore. Possibly to remind developers how to do it right or maybe trying to help everyone forget the Maxis SimCity 2014 debacle, no matter their reason it must be the Christmas season, the season of giving.

EA being EA you can also spend 50 bucks on the complete SimCity pack but for our money the city building of 2000 will do just fine. Maybe it’s the eggnog talking but you would be well advised to not get between those EA executives and the mistletoe, you never know what will happen.

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Electronic Arts where Everything Old is New Again, the Return of Desert Strike…

Video games as a recreational pastime have been slowly exploding in popularity since the release of the first home console, the 1972 Magnavox. Throughout it all there have been games that were burnt into our cultural memories, games so popular that their names still reverberate to this day.

Electronic Arts is one of few companies that have been there throughout most of this modern gaming era (founded in May 1982 by gaming legend Trip Hawkins), they have had many years to build one hell of a gaming catalog. Reaching deep into this back catalog EA looks to be preparing a reboot of an all time classic, Desert Strike.

Fans of the original Desert Strike series may soon be taken back to 1992, back to the year Desert Strike first took over the console and computer gaming world. While there have been a number of follow up games it has been nearly 20 years since the 1997 release of Nuclear Strike, the last real Strike game.

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FLASH900 GAME REVIEW: Battlefield 3 – Open Beta…

The Release of Battlefield 3 is Upon Us, Yes Jets + Prone Are Back!

Battlefield 3 is just around the corner, and for those of us who await the next new title – with drooling anticipation – this latest instalment promises to be explosive military fun. Jets are back and a full range of vehicles, prone makes a return and 64 player makes a return for PC, bring on the chaos. For those unfamiliar with this game here’s a taste.

Feeling angry? take a tank for a spin and crash the enemy line, if you miss that target, dont sweat it, your team mate in the mounted 50 cal machine gun got em, warning alarms sound, watch out that jet has you lined up with heat seekers, are you that jet pilot test your flying skills in hard and fast dog fights high above the battlefield watch that low flying though alarms sounds you eject out to parachute to safety or so you think.

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