Origin's Offering Three Free Days of Garden Warfare

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Origin's Offering Three Free Days of Garden Warfare
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They're also offering two free days of Kingdoms of Amalur. Check both offers out here.

If You Download It Before August 14th, BF4 is Free for One Week on Origin

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If You Download It Before August 14th, BF4 is Free for One Week on Origin
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Origin is offering a week of free access to Battlefield 4 if you download the game through their client before August 14th. Your free week doesn't start until you launch the game though, so you're able to plan accordingly. Anybody got a week of vacation they need to use up? Learn more and get the game here.

Own The Sims 2? You're Getting an Upgrade!

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Own The Sims 2? You're Getting an Upgrade!
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Your current version of The Sims 2 will lose technical support on 22 July 2014. We want you to have the most up-to-date version of The Sims 2 in your collection, so you will see a brand new addition to your Origin library: The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection!

This is the most up-to-date version of The Sims 2 and the version that is still supported by Origin. It also features a lot more content than you may already have in your current version ofThe Sims 2.

Plants vs Zombies GOTY is Free on Origin Until the End of the Month

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Plants vs Zombies GOTY is Free on Origin Until the End of the Month
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Click here before May 28th to score yourself a copy of Plants vs. Zombies for free!

Origin's Trying to Buy Your Love With a Free Copy of Dead Space

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Origin's Trying to Buy Your Love With a Free Copy of Dead Space
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Origin's giving away Dead Space for PC for free until May 8th. If you grab the game before then, it's yours to keep forever. Click here to get yours.

Uncompressed Audio to Blame for Titanfall's Huge Install

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Uncompressed Audio to Blame for Titanfall's Huge Install
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To play Titanfall on PC you have to install a whopping 35GB of uncompressed audio, which isn't something we're used to with games.

Respawn lead engineer Richard Baker told Eurogamer this was to do with the developer engineering the game's data to work with less capable machines. In short, Titanfall reserves a decent proportion of CPU time for audio decode. By having uncompressed audio, the game runs faster for those using slower systems.