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Battlefield 1

World War 1 'wasn't the most obvious choice' for Battlefield, says EA boss

EA Studios boss Patrick Soderlund has admitted he wasn’t too keen on the idea of “trench warfare” and Battlefield 1. As reported by Gamespot, it took persistence by development team DICE to obtain the go-ahead to deve...

 
 
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Battlefield

Final Stand is the next free Battlefield DLC, and it's coming soon

Battlefield is kind of on top of the world right now. On the heels of the reveal of Battlefield 1, the EA DICE joint already won The Great YouTube War with an incredibly well-liked trailer that directly opposed Call of Duty's incr...

 
 
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Battlefield 1

A history channel analyzes Battlefield 1

Look, it may not be the history channel, but those bastards are too busy splitting their budget between pawn shop shows (plus chasing the success with a spinoff, Pond Stars) and finding whack jobs to serve as expert witnesses for a 12-part...

 
 
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Mirror's Edge Catalyst

CHVRCHES wrote a new song for Mirror's Edge Catalyst

Mirror's Edge Catalyst is just under a month away, and I'm starting to get excited. I haven't played it yet (thought Steven has), but even if it ends up disappointing in any way, I'll be happy if it has great music like the first game....

 
 
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Star Wars Battlefront

You can try Star Wars Battlefront's Outer Rim DLC for free this weekend

There is so much room for DICE to flesh out Star Wars Battlefront in a full sequel, and we had to know one would happen sooner than later given the game's runaway financial success. But to hear that a follow-up is on the docket for 2017 whi...

 
 
Battlefield 1 preview
I'm sitting here eating a "house-made energy bar" in a theatre room in EA's Bay Area office staring at a DICE/EA logo while waiting for a presentation to confirm all the news about the new Battlefield that leaked this morning...   read

 
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Battlefield 1

So, Battlefield 1, huh?

[Update: You can read all about Battlefield 1 over here now that the official announcement has happened. It is, in fact, straight-up WWI. And there are horses! The game releases October 21, 2016, but folks who pre-order the $79.99 Deluxe Ed...

 
 
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Battlefield

Here's the first four-second look at the next Battlefield

There will be a new Battlefield game released this year, and Electronic Arts is announcing it tomorrow. With about 24 hours left before the reveal, the Battlefield Twitter account posted a brief video teasing the impending unveiling. C...

 
 
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Free DLC

EA's giving away free Battlefield 4 and Hardline DLC on all platforms

As EA and DICE gear up to reveal the new Battlefield this Friday, they're injecting a bit of life into past installments. Starting today, DLC for both Battlefield 4 and Battlefield Hardline will be made free, one at a time, o...

 
 
HANDS-ON STE-VIEWS
I can't remember a single character from the original Mirror's Edge, a game I love a lot. DICE's (Battlefield) unexpected cult hit, now eight years old, was laudable. The first-person perspective offered a refined, grounded f...   read

 
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MEC system requirements

Mirror's Edge Catalyst recommended PC specs are rough

A pal just explained to me that 16GB of RAM is "the new standard," so maybe you're all immune to the sticker shock, but I've still only got 8GB of RAM, damn it, so a literally doubled recommendation? That's pretty big. I wonder how much lon...

 
 
Mirror's Edge Catalyst photo
Mirror's Edge Catalyst

What is the silliest ability you've had to unlock in a game?

Earlier this week, the increasingly-homeless-looking Steven Hansen wrote up a preview for DICE's upcoming Mirror's Edge Catalyst. He briefly mentioned that new skills have to be unlocked. "An upgrade tree? Why?" Steven asked, rhetorically. ...

 
 
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Mirror's Edge

Mirror's Edge Catalyst's closed beta is fast approaching

More than two months after learning of a Mirror's Edge Catalyst closed beta, we now know when it'll take place. It has crept up on us, starting very soon -- next week, in fact. Alongside an embargo lifting for the latest round of Mirro...

 
 
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Battlefront

Lando and Dengar are heading to Star Wars Battlefront

Much to my surprise, the recent Outer Rim expansion for Star Wars Battlefront was enough to pull me back into the game. But the feeling won't last long without a #content drip-feed. I'm restless! Looking ahead, EA has an overview of what's ...

 
 
Star Wars DLC review
Outer Rim is a better beginning to the Star Wars Battlefront season pass than I thought it'd be. The DLC adds Nien Nunb and Greedo as hero and villain characters, respectively; four smaller-scale maps spread across Tattooine ...   read

 
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Star Wars

Star Wars Battlefront adding Hutt Contracts and other free content next week

You've heard enough of me blabbering on about the Outer Rim DLC coming to Star Wars Battlefront (March 22 for season pass holders; April 5 for standalone purchasers), so I'll keep this brief. DICE is also adding free content to the game ne...

 
 
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Battlefront

Star Wars Battlefront's Outer Rim expansion is $15

The first of Star Wars Battlefront's expansions, Outer Rim, is dropping on April 5, 2016 for $14.99 as a standalone download. That's according to GameStop, which has pre-order listings up for the DLC on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Consideri...

 
 
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Mirror's Edge 2

Come peep glimpses at Mirror's Edge Catalyst gameplay

Just last week two Mirror's Edge Catalyst developer diaries focused on "Combat" and "Movement," but today's focuses on "Gameplay" and -- wait, what? So help me if combat and movement aren't part of gameplay (also, if combat is a big part o...

 
 
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Battlefront

Star Wars Battlefront teases 'Hutt Contracts'

Midway through this new "Free Game Updates" trailer for Star Wars Battlefront, there is a snippet of Jabba the Hutt holding a weapon hologram and the text "Coming Soon: Hutt Contracts." From the way it's presented here, it seems like this w...

 
 
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Star Wars

Sure, we'll take more free Star Wars Battlefront DLC

Former Star Wars Battlefront players may want to pop back in this week for a round or two. DICE added some free content to the game today across all platforms, including a new multiplayer map, Survivors of Endor, that's playable in the larg...

 
 

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JcDent

In a move not expected by anyone, the Heralds of Ruin Kill Team Rules (The Good Warhammer 40K Kill Team Rules) have been updated. While Im not too hype about Eldar near-D shenanigans and Rogue Trader Ork weapons, the Grot Rebel list seems to be blast!

 
Fuzunga

I might actually get Overwatch in the near future if I can play it with you guys. Ive never had a group to play with before.

 
Shinta

Finally got around to starting Pocket Jockey. What a delightful little game. I absolutely adore the dialogue and the main character. The gameplay is really fun too. Fun fact, CJ is quoted on the eshop in the sales banner for the game right now.

 
ZombZ

The next person to ask me to hold the door today is getting kicked in the balls. While Im sobbing of course. Seriously fuck my coworkers.

 
nickcburgess

Is it acceptable to rant here? Even if its not about games? Cause Im sick of my female facebook friends linking to their odyssey online articles they wrote. Youre 19 and a freshman in college. You dont have all the answers. Sorry this isnt video gamey

 
Gamemaniac3434

And thats REmake finished and done-really good game, had a great time with it. Finally digging into the backlog and clearing it out a bit.

 
Samsneeze

So I watched Millennium Actress again today and I dont know why I insist on watching movies that make me feel terrible things after theyre done. I still wholly recommend it if you havent seen it before. Its fantastic.

 
Torchman

Im not sure how I feel about dividing my most recent WIP blog into parts, but its probably for the better. It was already larger than any other blog I had written with just 25% done.

 
Pixie The Fairy

Man, sockpuppet accounts representing gamers are still in vogue. Sad they dont know it takes longer to create them than to ban/delete them.

 
Lex

Browsing through Doom Mods you can find pretty much everything ... but the lack of Warhammer 40k themed mods is kinda disturbing ... and sad.

 
Nekrosys

God dammit. Day-1 patches are so inconvenient.

 
Torchman

Hey Torch, whats writing your recent blog like 30% writing, 70% making gifs

 
WryGuy

Vita vs PSP. Go. Nonono. Not the PSP Go. Just go.

 
Gamemaniac3434

Hey, just a streamin thing. free to join me for some REmake, ask me some questions about Microbiology and whatnot if you are interested.

 
Nekrosys

Well, I caved in and grabbed a copy of Overwatch (PS4).

 
Steven Hansen

what you wanna see video-wise out e3? conference recaps round tables? video previews to go w/ written? just off-screen footage for extended look at gameplay of new games that prob only got brief trailers? purely weird shit like that Great America video?

 
Osc

Watching Monday Night RAW and a DOOM commercial pops up. Bloody Awesome - Destructoid. Being quoted from a 2014 post. You guys made it, now.

 
Vadicta

So, if Microsoft already has a console not doing so well, is it really wise to release an upgraded version and segment their already not-great market share? Like if the NX was a more powerful Wii U instead of a new system, would anyone care or want it?

 
Dreamweaver

Because only poor people have to choose. :P Nah, for real though, even though I bought Battleborn to tide me over until Overwatch came out, I think its a lot of fun for MOBA players. I can see myself trying to play both games for the foreseeable future.

 
TheBlondeBass

Im so sorry GM, I should have been a better trainer for you... I mean, you had shitty moves and stats, but maybe if we got to talk to each other, understand each other, things wouldnt have come to this...

 
Chris Bradshaw

Hey heres a random thought, remember Nintendo TVii? Me neither.

 
Jinx 01

When people complain that Gotham doesnt fit the Batman continuity I have to ask... which continuity? I mean, how many goddamn versions of the Batman continuity are there? At least Gotham is trying something different (and doing it quite well imo).

 
Chris Seto

shameless plug! Anyone interested in Koihime Enbu on PC, a friend is running a double elimination tournament on Wed at 6pm GMT. Its an open competition so if you want to join, just sign up!

 
Vadicta

Meanwhile, Bo watches me kill a bunch of shit, and hes all Good going, man. And when I say Yeah! in return, hes all, Revel in it. You earned it, brotha. Best husbandu confirmed.

 
CoilWhine

KILL IT WITH FIRE

 
TurboKill

Is anybody else pretty scrubby at Street Fighter V? They killed what I loved about Gief in IV and now Im in a rut. My PSN is TurboThrill. Hit me up.

 
whatsacow

I actually think the Wii-U is the worst console I have ever owned. Ive played maybe 10 games I like on it, but only 3 are actually Wii-U games and not virtual console games, and only 1 of those is actually made by Nintendo.

 
jak2364

You guys report on Notch saying some stuff on Twitter, but you dont bother reporting on Notch reading Notch X Minecraft fanfiction on Witwixs stream today? Fucking Game Journalism man, really need to get yalls priorities straight. :)

 
Rico the Penguin
 
Dwavenhobble

Dear Laptop, I know you hate being cleaned but if you dont stop making that whining noise with your fan because I cleaned out the vents, I will take you in for repairs. You have been warned.

 

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