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SimCity 2000 is On the House - Here are 5 things you should do while playing!

There are two kinds of people in this world. People who have no idea what "Reticulating Splines" means, and those who have nostalgic memories of spending hours building cities in SimCity 2000. Today, we have great news for both of those groups: the classic sim is the next game On the House on Origin, meaning you can get it – right now – for absolutely free! Just add it to your Origin Game Library and you can play it whenever you want.

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New to Battlefield 4? Learn the ropes with these 5 Insider Tips!

Ever wanted to play a first-person shooter that features massive 64-player online battles, map-altering environmental destruction, and a mix of infantry and vehicle combat? Good news: Battlefield 4 offers all of those things and more. Maybe you recently picked it up on sale – or maybe you're wanting to check it out for a full, free week of play via Origin's Game Time program. Either way, we want you to have the best experience possible. Let these 5 Insider Tips serve as the foundation for your all-out war experience.

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Origin’s Black Friday sale kicks off today – details here!

Ah, yes – Black Friday. That time of the year when thousands of people wait in a line for, like, 15 hours so they can save $30 on a $2000 television. Some folks brave the grueling cold to do so; others simply stand around for days, waiting for the perfect deal. But let’s be honest for a minute here. Savings are great. Lines? Not so much. That’s why you, the savvy internet shopper, have made an incredible choice by coming to Origin. Our Black Friday sale has tons of awesome deals on equally awesome PC games. Best of all? Zero lines. Not even one. Want the details? Read on.

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Dragon Age: Inquisition - Insider Tips

If you're reading this, odds are you're either already exploring Thedas, or you're thinking about diving into Dragon Age: Inquisition in the near future. And who can blame you? The game is incredible, and totally worth checking out for any RPG fan. It's also massive, with plenty to see and do in the 150+ hours you can spend in the world. That's why we're here, with some Insider Tips to make your Herald of Andraste the best Herald of Andreste the world of Thedas has ever seen.

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Dragon Age: Inquisition Now Available — See It at 4K Resolution!

Finally. Dragon Age: Inquisition is now available in North America. Begin your battle to save Thedas and close the Breach, leading the Inquisition to victory. And while you're here, check out the game in all its glory at 4K resolution.

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You can pre-load your copy of Dragon Age: Inquisition today!

The people of Thedas need your help, Inquisitor – so do them all a favor and pre-load Dragon Age: Inquisition so you can help them out as soon as possible. Starting today, those who have pre-ordered the game can download and install it early, making it available for play the second it launches on November 18. With the world on the brink of collapse, there’s no time to waste.

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Happy N7 Day! Here are the best fan-made Mass Effect characters in The Sims 4

If you’ve played The Sims 4, you already know that the character creation tools are incredibly deep, providing a massive amount of entertainment before you even start to “play.” Gamers are using those tools to let their creativity shine, recreating everyone from themselves to celebrities and fictional characters as Sims. So in celebration of November 7, AKA N7 Day – the yearly celebration of all things Mass Effect – we wanted to see what cool characters people had created from BioWare’s awesome sci-fi franchise. Want to see what Shepard, Liara, and Jack all look like Sim-ified? Here are our favorites.

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Battlefield 4 Game Time is back! New players can try it for 168 free hours

Epic 64-player firefights. Jaw-dropping environmental destruction. Incredible vehicle warfare that sometimes results in hilarious but accidental team betrayals due to piloting inexperience. (We all have to start somewhere!) Battlefield 4 is massive in scope and scale, offering some of the most intense action around – and now that it’s back on Origin Game Time, new recruits can experience it for themselves free of charge for one full week.

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The 5 coolest (and most outrageous) pools we built in The Sims 4

It’s a pretty good week to be a Sim. Pools have been added for free to The Sims 4, and they’re cooler than they've ever been. How cool? We snuck over to Maxis’ lair to experiment and see exactly how creative we could get. The results were, well… you’ll need to see them to believe them.

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6 Things We Did During the First 5 Hours of Dragon Age: Inquisition

Dragon Age: Inquisition isn’t just a massive RPG – it’s the biggest one BioWare has ever made. We’re talking about dozens of hours of gameplay containing tons of quests, a slew of complex characters to befriend, and an epic fantasy story that puts you in the shoes of the Inquisitor, the only hope Thedas has of salvation. The folks over at BioWare were kind enough to invite us over so we could dig into the first five hours of Dragon Age: Inquisition's incredible-looking PC version – and considering its size, we barely scratched the surface. With that in mind, here are 6 awesome things we did during our time in Dragon Age: Inquisition.

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