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SimCity Coming To Mac On June 11, Those Who Bought It On PC Get It Free

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EA and Maxis have today announced that their latest SimCity game is coming to the Mac on June 11, and pre-purchasing will begin tomorrow, April 11. The title will be available to download through Origin for Mac — which launched earlier this year — and those who have already bought the title on PC will get the Mac version for free.

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Real Racing 3 Update To Bring New Cars, New Events, iCloud Game Syncing

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Real Racing 3 is set to get its first update since hitting the App Store back in February, and it’s going to be a big one. In addition to adding two new cars, users will see more than 100 new events, a new game mode, and iCloud save syncing. EA has published a teaser trailer ahead of the update’s release, which shows off the new cars.Real Racing 3 Update To Bring New Cars, New Events, iCloud Game Syncing

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55 EA Games For iOS Are Now Just $0.99 For A Limited Time

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EA’s on the loose with a machete, and it’s been slashing App Store prices like you wouldn’t believe. The company has reduced 55 of its best iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch games by as much as 90% for a limited time. Check out the massive list of titles below and grab yourself a bargain.

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PopCap Announces Plants Vs. Zombies 2 Will Launch This Summer

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Given the success of the original Plants vs. Zombies game, which first landed on iOS almost three years ago, I’m surprised we don’t already have a sequel. But there is one on the way. PopCap has announced that Plants vs. Zombies 2 will be launching early this summer.

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The Simpsons: Tapped Out Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day With New Content Update

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EA has updated The Simpsons: Tapped Out to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday, March 17. Available on both Android and iOS, the update brings a new storyline, new characters, and new buildings that deliver a taste of Ireland to Springfield.

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More Dubstep! Real Racing 3 Branded Headphones Announced By EA And SteelSeries

Lookin' and soundin' good in Real Racing 3.

Lookin’ and soundin’ good in Real Racing 3.

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I’m sitting here using an amazing pair of headphones while I work: the SteelSeries Flux wired headset. Cult of Mac put these in our Awesome 2012 Advent Calendar this past holiday season, and for good reason. They’re superb headphones, very portable, easy on the ears, and have some great advanced features, like detachable cords and a second headphone jack on the headset itself to share your music with a friend.

Today, then, SteelSeries and EA announced the Real Racing 3 Gaming Headset, which is based on the very same Flux headset, to reproduce the racing sounds and over-the-top dub step soundtrack in Real Racing 3, released in the US App Store today, with much higher fidelity than any standard earbuds you might get from, say, Apple.

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Plants Vs. Zombies Goes Free On iPhone & iPad

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PopCap’s beloved Plants vs. Zombies has today been made available for free in the App Store. The reduction applies to both the iPhone and iPad titles, which were previously priced at $2.99 and $6.99 respectively. If you don’t already have it, it’s well worth adding to your collection.

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EA Throws President’s Day Sale With Up To 90% Off iOS Games

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EA is today throwing a President’s Day sale that has seen it slashing the prices of its iOS games by up to 90%. Over 55 games are included in the deal — including popular titles like Need for Speed Most Wanted, Mass Effect Infiltrator, and Dead Space 3 — and everything is just $0.99.

We’ve got a complete list of reduced titles below.

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EA Brings Origin To The Mac With Dual-Platform Play, Cloud Syncing & More

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EA’s Origin platform has today made its public debut on the Mac, proving gamers with a Steam alternative that currently boasts 48 downloadable titles from EA and third-party developers like Sega and Warner Brothers. Its initial catalog includes Batman: Arkham City, Star Wars, The Sims 3, LEGO Harry Potter, Dragon Age 2 and many more — plus any expansion packs.

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EA-Owned Game Studio Dice Looking For Engineer To Port Frostbite Engine To Mac OS X

Frostbite games on Mac? Yes, please

Sweden-based DICE game studio, owned by EA and known for high-end console and PC games like Mirror’s Edge and BattleField, recently posted a job advertisement for a Mac OS X Engineer to work on the company’s Frostbite gaming engine.

Here’s hoping that as many EA games as use the Frostbite engine will come to Mac OS X in the coming years.

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