EA’s Play4Free Portfolio Celebrates the Countdown to Summer with Seven Days of Giveaways

With summer only a week away, there’s never been a better time to join the digital gaming revolution! Boasting a community of over 33 million free-to-play gamers, Electronic Arts Inc. today kicked off a week-long promotion for its diverse portfolio of free-to-play games, with a new giveaway* planned each day until summer officially begins on June 20. Today, players will receive the Woodland Combat Pack for Battlefield™ Play4Free, including a new uniform, seven-day XP boost, 50 advanced adrenaline shots and 50 combat bandages. Throughout the rest of the week other EA Play4Free titles will give similar gifts, including Battlefield Heroes™, Command & Conquer™ Tiberium Alliances, Lord of Ultima™, Need for Speed™ World and Warhammer® Online: Wrath of Heroes™.

Street Fighter x Tekken Mobile announced

Capcom confirms that Street Fighter x Tekken Mobile will be released for iOS this summer. Based on the highly successful home console release but with a complete redesign of controls and UI with mobile devices in mind, Street Fighter x Tekken Mobile also features brand new modes and a new take on the tag team mechanic. The balanced character roster includes Ryu and Chun-Li from the Street Fighter series, and Kazuya and Nina from the Tekken series.

Embrace a Supernatural Life in EA’s The Sims 3 Supernatural

Live a supernatural life with your Sims in a new world full of magic, mystery and mischief! The Maxis Label of Electronic Arts Inc. today announced that The Sims™ 3 Supernatural Expansion Pack* for PC/Mac is in development and will launch worldwide in September 2012. The latest offering from The Sims Studio allows players to create and live out the lives of supernatural Sims like werewolves, witches, vampires and fairies. Curse or charm your Sims’ lives with powerful spells, volatile elixirs and magical abilities in a world of strange happenings, spooky surprises and even the occasional zombie attack.

Expendables 2 Video Game Outed by Australian Classification Board

The Australian Classification Board appears to have inadvertently revealed an unannounced video game adaptation of The Expendables 2 is on the cards. “The Expendables 2 Videogame” was added to the Board’s list of most recent decisionsthis morning. The game is rated MA15+, with the consumer advice noting strong violence. Ubisoft is listed as the author, publisher and applicant but local representatives have declined comment. No further information on platforms or genre is available.

Mad Catz And Microsoft Studios Sign Deal For Licensed Halo 4 Gaming Headsets

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. today that it has entered into an agreement with Microsoft Studios, to create Halo 4 branded Gaming Headsets to be released later this year. “We are excited to add Halo 4 to our portfolio of world class video game licenses,” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “Halo is one of the world’s most popular video games and these new Halo branded headsets are sure to appeal to the passionate gamer who wants to maximize his or her Halo experience.”