We check out EA First Play at Highpoint, Melbourne

by Ben Salter Featured 1 Comments 13 Votes 3251 Views 12/09/2012 Back to News

MMGN headed to the first stop on EA's debut "First Play" tour, in which it is taking its most anticipated games on the road so you, the gamers, can experience them first hand before release.

No more being limited to trailers and my very correct opinion.

The first stop officially begins tomorrow and runs until Sunday at Highpoint Shopping Centre in Melbourne. Unfortunately the second Victorian appearance was cancelled.

Members of the local media and EA community got to play Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Fifa 13 and some iPad offerings, with Medal of Honor multiplayer also available when it launches on Thursday.

Attendees were challenged to beat the lap time set in Need for Speed by EA community manager Jiggsy, which turned out to be a terrible 1:04. It was smashed several times, and eventually finished up with a chap named Dylan, clocking in at 54:43.

See if you can beat him.

EA First Play Game Tour Schedule

  • VIC: Highpoint Shopping Centre, Melbourne – Thursday 13 to Sunday 16 September, 2012
  • NSW: Westfield East Gardens – Thursday 20 to Sunday 23 September, 2012
  • NSW: Westfield Parramatta – Tuesday 25 to Sunday 30 September, 2012
  • QLD: Westfield Carindale – Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 October, 2012

More information can be found here.

By Ben Salter

Link to us http://360.mmgn.com/News/we-check-out-ea-first-play-at-highpoint
Vote for this article Log in with Facebook

We check out EA First Play at Highpoint, Melbourne Comments

Leave a comment Log in with Facebook
Not sure if I can be bothered driving to Highpoint [Shifty]

Post a comment

Leave a comment Log in with Facebook

Recently Read

Featured Xbox 360 Content

Destiny beta - What do you think?

Destiny beta - What do you think?

21/07/2014 Polls 2 5
Minecraft: Xbox One Edition is out this week
Gryllis 22 mins News 1 2
Destiny Planet View is the solar system's Google Earth

Destiny Planet View is the solar system's Google Earth

Tano 29 mins News 0 0
Mario takes on Minecraft Steve in this amazing fan-made short film

Mario takes on Minecraft Steve in this amazing fan-made short film

Tano 1 hour News 0 0
Ken Levine hits back at Bioshock Infinite 'naive woman' criticism

Ken Levine hits back at Bioshock Infinite 'naive woman' criticism

Tano 4 hours News 0 1
Win a trip to PAX Aus

Win a trip to PAX Aus

Tano 5 hours News 0 2
Uncensored Left 4 Dead 2 rated R18+ in Australia
Gryllis 22 hours News 2 15
How Titanfall dodged its critics

How Titanfall dodged its critics

Tano 2 days Articles 4 4
Friendly Fire Show 67: Whizz-bang McGoogle Edition

Friendly Fire Show 67: Whizz-bang McGoogle Edition

Podcast 2 days Articles 0 3

Community Content

Awesome Gaming Stuff Of Tomorrow, Today! Vol. 3

Awesome Gaming Stuff Of Tomorrow, Today! Vol. 3

1 day ago Blog 5 0

MMGN Updates

Status
Updating..
Username

Tano, SlappyWag, punk commented on The Last Of Us Remastered cracks PS4 all-time top 10

Tano 1 hour ago
Username

commented on Resident Evil Revelations 2 confirmed by Capcom

CptAwesome 2 hours ago
Username

Mark355 got Forza Motorsport 5, Murdered: Soul Suspect, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Thief and other 3 games

Mark355 3 hours ago
Username

commented on Themes are coming to PlayStation 4 and Vita

punk 5 hours ago
Username

dantonmeh is now Level 2!

dantonmeh 20 hours ago
Username

Patrick812, Tano commented on The Last Of Us Remastered cracks PS4 all-time top 10

Patrick812 20 hours ago
Username

Gryllis, maxiboy commented on Uncensored Left 4 Dead 2 rated R18+ in Australia (5 years late)

Gryllis 22 hours ago
Username

Tano shared a story - Awesome Gaming Stuff Of Tomorrow, Today! Vol. 3

Tano 1 day ago