Origin Access Adds Eight New Titles Including Mad Max & Pillars Of Eternity

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EA’s Origin Access service has announced that 8 new titles will be joining the ranks of nearly 100 titles available to those who subscribe to it. Subscribers have tons to look forward to from the available titles because of the wide variety of gameplay that has been added. Take to the dirt road in Mad Max, where it’s kill or be killed as players struggle to survive in a hostile wasteland. If management is more your style, Prison Architect will allow you manage a maximum security prison to ensure it runs safely and efficiently. Or you could be like most of the people here and just dive right into the the RPG, Pillars of Eternity.

For those not already familiar with what Origin Access even is, below is the description provided by EA:

Origin Access is a PC gaming subscription. Membership unlocks The Vault, a growing collection of great PC games you can download and play as much as you want. Plus, members get to try new EA games before they’re released at no extra cost, and score an automatic 10% discount on Origin purchases, including full games, pre-orders, DLC, FIFA points, and kitchen sinks. OK, maybe not that last one, but you get the point.”

The Origin Access service costs $4.99 a month or $29.99 a year and can be cancelled anytime, where players can unlock all of the titles we have listed below and more for free.

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Below are new games available the EA’s Origin Access and a brief description of the game:

Prison Architect

Build and manage a Maximum Security Prison. As the sun casts it’s early morning rays on a beautiful patch of countryside the clock starts ticking. You’ve got to crack on and build a holding cell to detain the job­ lot of maximum security prisoners that are trundling to your future prison on their yellow bus. As your workmen lay the last brick you don’t have a moment to let them rest as they need to get started on the first proper cell block so you can make room for the next prisoner intake. Once they’ve all got a place to lay their weary heads the fun can really start.

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Guide two brothers on an epic fairy tale journey from visionary Swedish film director, Josef Fares and top-tier developer Starbreeze Studios. Control both brothers at once as you experience co-op play in single player mode, like never before. Solve puzzles, explore the varied locations and fight boss battles, controlling one brother with each thumbstick. A man, clinging to life. His two sons, desperate to cure their ailing father, are left with but one option. They must set out upon a journey to find and bring back the “Water of Life” as they come to rely on one another to survive. One must be strong where the other is weak, brave where the other is fearful, they must be… Brothers. This is one journey you will never forget.

Virginia

Virginia is a single-player first-person thriller set in a small town with a secret.Experience a missing person investigation through the eyes of graduate FBI agent Anne Tarver.
Together with your partner, seasoned investigator Maria Halperin, you’ll take a trip to idyllic Burgess County and the secluded town of Kingdom, Virginia, where a young boy has vanished and nobody seems to know why.

Ember

Back in the earliest days, there was no sun and the world was dark. The heavens opened and stars fell like beacons into the pitch-black world, and they were known as “Embers”. Powerful and wise druids of a primordial race, “the Lightbringers”, roamed the land searching for this luminous matter. They performed a ritual of awakening to call the “Embers” out of their deep sleep. Suddenly the world became bright, and the veil of darkness was lifted. The Embers were the embodiment of magical flame, light, and life, but as word spread about the sheer power of the Embers, they came to be hunted and captured…and so the War for Ember began.

Spore

Be the architect of your own universe with Spore, an exciting single-player adventure available for download to your PC. Will you be a bloodthirsty carnivore destined to crush your competitors, or a gentle herbivore seeking out stronger allies to enforce your quiet way of life? Experience unparalleled dangers as you hunt for food and struggle to evolve in this thrilling game of strategy and survival. You’ll lay the groundwork for your creature’s future in the Creature design stage of the game: the evolution interface allows you to choose every aspect of your race’s physical shape as well as its social bent and mission in life.

Mad Max

Become Mad Max, the lone warrior in a savage post-apocalyptic world where cars are the key to survival. In this action-packed, open-world game, you must fight to stay alive in The Wasteland, using brutal on-ground and vehicular combat against vicious gangs of bandits. A reluctant hero with an instinct for survival, Max wants nothing more than to leave the madness behind and find solace in the storied “Plains of Silence”. Take on treacherous missions to scavenge the dangerous landscape for supplies and build the ultimate combat vehicle.

Pillars of Eternity: Hero Edition

The life of a Watcher is a perilous one. Your mysterious power to see and talk to the souls of the dead provides you with truths that would otherwise remain buried – but your power also drives you to seek answers: how did you become a Watcher? Why? To uncover the mystery, you must set off on a challenging but rewarding role-playing adventure in a rich fantasy setting. Craft your character with deep customization tools, recruit party members with unique personalities, and explore every inch of a massive world packed with history and lore. The paths you choose and the choices you make will shape your destiny and define who you become.

Torment: Tides of Numenera

You are born falling from orbit, a new mind in a body once occupied by the Changing God, a being who has cheated death for millennia. If you survive, your journey through the Ninth World will only get stranger… and deadlier. With a host of strange companions – whose motives and goals may help or harm you – you must escape an ancient, unstoppable creature called the Sorrow and answer the question that defines your existence: What does one life matter?

Which new title available through Origin Access are you most excited for? Are there any titles you are hoping to see available through the service in the future? Sound off with your thoughts in the comment section below, and don’t forget to check out DFTG on Twitter for gaming and entertainment news live 24/7!

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Matt Ruppert715 Posts

Navy Veteran with a penchant for the FPS genre, Chewy has all aspects of the gaming community covered. Don't expect to see him on a console any time soon, however - though he has experience in all platforms, the PC Master Race has a firm hold on him.

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