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Battlefield

This is Battlefield 4's chaotic multiplayer


Our review is coming!
Oct 29
I didn't pick Battlefield 3 up until well after its initial release, but after running into launch-week issues for more than a few of DICE's games now, I'm surprised. I was not expecting to be able to get into Battlefield 4 ... read
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Battlefield 4 graphics

DICE: Battlefield 4 platform parity 'the cowards way out'


Would a coward do this... BYE!
Oct 17
Battlefield 4 executive producer Patrick Bach expects a slew of complaints when Battlefield 4 launches on October 29. Then another slew of complaints when the game re-launches on next generation hardware. It happened with Ba... read
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DICE on BF3 mistakes

DICE: 'We should be slapped' for Battlefield 3 unlocks


Glove slap, baby glove slap
Oct 03
Remember when Battlefield 3 came out and all everyone was doing was impotently running helicopters into the ground? DICE wasn't happy with the its flying learning curve, according to Battlefield 4 creative director Lars Gust... read
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Battlefield

What happens when you're in BF4's collapsing buildings


Turns out you just sort of shuffle and die
Oct 02
Remember that crazy Battlefield 4 E3 demo where the skyscraper came tumbling down and "leveloution" became a word? Yeah, that was great -- the collapsing building, not the buzzwords. But have you wondered what it looks like ... read
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Battlefield not annual

Slow your DICE roll: Battlefield not being annualized


Anua-LIES!
Aug 29
After EA decided to pull Medal of Honor from its stables, there was fear that Battlefied would be annualized to continue to try and contend with the Call of Duty juggernaut. Speaking to Videogamer, Battlefield 4 executive pro... read
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Battlefield 4

Battlefield 4 beta coming in early October


Full release at the end of October
Aug 20
In today's press conference at gamescom, EA announced that the Battlefield 4 beta would roll out in early October, with the final game shipping for current generation consoles on October 29th in North America and October 31s... read
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Battlefield

Battlefield 4's second-screen feature is next-gen only


Sorry, Xbox 360 and PS3
Aug 05
The second-screen feature of the new Battlelog service for Battlefield 4 will only be available on PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox 360, DICE has confirmed to Engadget. Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 players won't be able to use ... read
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Star Wars Battlefront

DICE to 'innovate,' 'try new things' with Battlefront


Won't be a reskinned Battlefield
Jun 19
As we reported, Electronic Arts recently swooped up the Star Wars license, announcing several upcoming projects in the process, including a new Battlefront helmed by Battlefield developer DICE. Speaking to IGN, EA Labels pres... read
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Free DLC!

EA makes Battlefield 3 Close Quarters DLC free during E3


Can't beat that
Jun 10
EA's pretty keen on its Battlefield franchise, and wants to make sure you're as geared-up as possible for Battlefield 4. The best way to do this is probably to ensure that players are still playing lots of Battlefield 3.... read
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Ugly photos from Battlefield 4's Alpha leak new features


Unfinished preview reveals weapons, gameplay, squads
Jun 09
A massive 58 image gallery of an early, half-textured alpha build of Battlefield 4 was making the rounds last night, presumably leaked from a private multiplayer test on the Xbox 360 ("Xenon" Build).  They're pretty... read
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Mirror's Edge 2

Mirror's Edge 2 posting shows up on Amazon


Could the beloved series return?
May 23
A listing showed up on Amazon.de for Mirror's Edge 2, and while it doesn't have any details about the game, it is a good indication that the rumors are true -- that EA might actually be making a sequel. I know we al... read
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'Who the f*ck gives a sh*t about f*cking Xbox 360?'


And other pearls of wisdom from the Battlelog community
Apr 26
It's an innocuous enough little blog post -- an article on Battlelog aiming to help Xbox 360 users save space on their hard-drives by deleting obsolete Battlefield 3 update files. Fair enough, right? Wrong!  The otherwis... read
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Probably not.
In lieu of partying or whatever it is college kids are supposed to be doing, I decided that my number one priority this spring break would be to to replay Spec Ops: The Line. I joined the Spec Ops party a bit late, but t... read feature

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Battlefield 4 not coming to Wii U because it's too risky


DICE wants to avoid a gamble
Mar 27
Despite the Wii U finally giving Nintendo a console that compares to the PS3 and Xbox 360, quite a few studios have decided to pass on bringing their games to the system. EA DICE is the latest, creative director Lars Gus... read
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Watch people cry during Walking Dead's finale [Spoilers]


What a bunch of crybabies!
Feb 12
In the above video, you will see the season one finale of TellTale's The Walking Dead. You'll also see video of YouTubers OfflimitsPC, Morfar, and PewDiePie bawling their eyes and shouting out as something really bad happens... read
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Drunk at D.I.C.E.

Come on, montage! Drunk man crashes D.I.C.E. Awards


'Who gives a sh*t, this is Vegas!'
Feb 12
Of everything to come out of the 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit last week, this undoubtedly brought me the most joy. Specifically, the moment I'm referring to happens at 2:07:30, when an intoxicated man jumped up on stage and wanted t... read
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On immersion, violence, and the virtual
How is it that a walk around the golf course outside my house, with its scummy pond, ugly ducklings, boring grass, and the dull sky above is so much more immersive than exploring the psychedelic world of Proteus or mystical l... read feature

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thatgamecompany

Journey dev hints at next game, wants 'financial success'


Jenova Chen: 'My resolution is to create a big financial success'
Feb 11
At the 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit, thatgamecompany co-founder Jenova Chen spoke at length about creating Journey, revealing that the studio ran out of money after significant delays which ultimately resulted in the game many of us ... read
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Schell: Game demos can cut game sales in half


Demos do damage?
Feb 11
Did you watch Schell Games CEO Jesse Schell's D.I.C.E. presentation last week. Very interesting stuff, right? The most interesting bit comes about 10 minutes into it, where he points out some interesting data on game dem... read
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Dtoid Show

Half-Life & Portal Movies? Rayman Delayed? What MADNESS!


Also: The Destructoid Show is being weird and stupid again
Feb 08
What a bunch of wacky news today about the video games! There's the ongoing Rayman Legends debacle, with it being delayed for a multi-platform release, causeing devs and fans to speak out. Meanwhile, J.J. Abrahms a... read
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2013 D.I.C.E. Summit

Jesse Schell: Marketing BS and good games won't be enough


D.I.C.E. keynote 'The Secret Mechanisms'
Feb 08
Dale has been at the 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit all week and left express instructions to pass along Schell Games CEO Jesse Schell's keynote speech to you kind folks. Having now watching it myself, I have to agree -- it's an enter... read
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Daylight

Horror game Daylight relies on procedural generation


Developed by Zombie Studios using Unreal Engine 4
Feb 07
Blacklight Retribution developer Zombie Studios had previously shared a few details on its unnamed horror game, though there was a bit too much left to the imagination. As we now know via IGN, Daylight will utilize procedura... read
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D.I.C.E.

Journey wins Game of the Year at D.I.C.E. Awards


See who wins big fancy awards
Feb 07
[Update: The show is over! Check below for a recap of all the winners. We'll be posting clips of the show as they become available. The 16th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards are live tonight, and will be starting at any moment. These ... read
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Gearbox boss explains console fanboyism with psychology


Player choice becomes the 'best' choice
Feb 07
Gearbox Software president Randy Pitchford's D.I.C.E. Summit presentation focused on how player choice is a good thing for games. In one of his many examples on how choice works in games like Borderlands 2, he touched on a bit of psychology, using the work of Harvard psychology professor Dan Gilbert to show that the choices players make become the 'best' choice. read
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Journey: Chen wanted emotional connections from MMOs


WoW player looking for more
Feb 07
Jenova Chen admitted to being "a nerdy guy that likes to stay at home" during his D.I.C.E. Summit 2013 talk on Journey, but he still wanted to connect with others, and hoped he could do so in MMOs like World of Warcraft. But ... read
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Went one year over budget
Jenova Chen's D.I.C.E. Summit talk on my favorite game of last year, Journey, was moving for many reasons, but I was particularly moved when I heard that his team, thatgamecompany, went bankrupt in the struggle to finish the ... read feature

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Try not to cry from reading this Journey fan mail


*sniffle*
Feb 07
thatgamecompany's Jenova Chen shared this fan letter during his D.I.C.E. Summit 2013 presentation today on his team's journey making Journey. Your game practically changed my life. It was the most fun I had with him since he... read
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Valve talk

Gabe Newell's D.I.C.E. keynote on what's next for Valve


'A View On Next Steps' recorded for posterity
Feb 07
Pull up a chair, sit down, and listen to Valve co-founder Gabe Newell's D.I.C.E. keynote that was given today in Las Vegas. If you missed the talk as it happened live earlier this morning, Variety has got your back with reco... read
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Warren Spector D.I.C.E.

Warren Spector addresses violent games again at D.I.C.E.


Cites Lollipop Chainsaw as a game that 'should just not be made'
Feb 07
Speaking at the 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit today, designer Warren Spector took on the concept of how gaming content has changed over time, how tastes may change as you age, and how developers need to address those changes. To stres... read
Warren Spector photo
Warren Spector

Warren Spector ends D.I.C.E. talk with a reminder...


He's unemployed
Feb 07
As you may have heard, Junction Point recently closed. Studio head Warren Spector just ended his D.I.C.E. 2013 Summit talk this morning with a reminder of that, for all his peers at the event. The audience had a laugh. Someone hire this man! read
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Gabe Newell is a skeptic of cloud gaming


Face, cloud gaming
Feb 07
Valve's Gabe Newell gave us his thoughts on cloud gaming this morning at his D.I.C.E. Summit keynote, saying that he's a skeptic of the technology. While he backs in-home streaming as a solution for getting PC games on living... read
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Newell details good, better, best PC living room options


At D.I.C.E. Keynote
Feb 07
At Valve boss Gabe Newell's D.I.C.E. Summit keynote this morning, he ran down what he feels are three separate but complementary segments for PCs in the living room. Valve believes that the openness of the internet and PCs are what's best for the gaming industry. PCs in the living room will be key for getting away from what he calls the "disruptive console cycle."  read






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