I’m sick of playing the same first-person shooter campaign year after year. No matter how many explosions go off or which celebrity tries to take over the world, I just don’t think I could handle another world war.
Many of the year’s most anticipated games won’t start dropping for another couple of months, but in this console generation, we don’t have to wait for release dates to try out new games. Starting on February 3rd, EA and Visceral Games will launch an open beta for Battlefield Hardline, allowing players to see everything they’ve tweaked since the last beta about seven months ago. More →
Building a franchise is a risky proposition. Change too much from game to game and the hardcore fans start to turn against you. Change too little and the casual fans begin to get restless. It’s something that Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed and Battlefield have each grappled with for the past several years, but Visceral Games decided to throw caution to the wind with Battlefield Hardline. More →
Anyone who bought Battlefield 4 when it released last year could tell you just how broken it was out of the box. EA simply didn’t put enough time into what should have been a massive blockbuster, and it cost them dearly. Now, just months from the first real holiday season of the new generation, EA announced in its quarterly financial report that Battlefield: Hardline isn’t going to make its October release date. In fact, it’s not even going to go on sale this year. More →
Electronic Arts will unveil more details about Battlefield Hardline at E3 next week, but a short official launch trailer for the game has already leaked, MP1ST reported. Aside from gameplay scenes, the short 44-second video reveals the game will hit stores on October 21. Surprisingly, after having been leaked, the same video was also uploaded on EA’s official YouTube channel. Thus, the company further confirmed the game’s release date ahead of next week’s announcement. More →
Shortly after the first trailer for Battlefield Hardline leaked last week, Steve Papoutsis of Visceral Games noted on Twitter that the footage was meant for an internal company meeting six months ago. According to Papoutsis, the “team has been cranking since then,” and we should expect to see an even more impressive representation of the game at E3 2014. More →
Shortly after EA confirmed the existence of Battlefield Hardline, the next game in the enormously popular first-person shooter series, a YouTube user leaked an extensive 7 minute trailer, exposing the new mutliplayer modes and the single-player campaign. EA had originally planned on saving the reveal for E3, but as with Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare earlier this month, the leak was almost automatic. More →