DICE rolled out its spring update for Battlefield 4 today and it's substantial enough to warrant a pdf with highlights. The short of it is five new guns, the return of Battlefield 3's Gun Master mode, and a revamp of the dama... read
One of the bigger disappointments since Star Wars: Battlefront was announced last month was the news that AT-ATs would patrol the map on rails, not fully controllable. If you're still looking for something in Battlefront to s... read
On top of the Need for Speed, Titanfall 2, and Plants vs Zombies news, Electronic Arts financials also revealed that Mirror's Edge 2 will be released in early 2016, sometimes between January 1 and March 31.
Makes sense.... read
In writing about designing the lava-spewing planet Sullest for Star Wars Battlefront, EA DICE let it out that the game will contain 12 multiplayer maps.
"Some of the maps support our epic modes like Walker Assault, while othe... read
Striking while the iron's hot, EA's already released the first developer diary for Star Wars Battlefield, which was announced last week. The video's full of the type of information that should make any series fan giddy: DICE... read
The official Twitter account for all things Star Wars from EA confirmed today that there will be no space battles in Star Wars Battlefront. When asked "space battles or not" EA responded:
We’re focusing on air battles ... read
There has been an awakening I have very fond memories of Star Wars Battlefront. Well into my adolescence, whole summer weekends were lost to split-screen tournaments; when you lost a game, you lost the controller. Familiar Star Wars icono... read feature
I never really ‘got’ Star Wars; to me it seems like a load of old guff in space. Something to do with midi-chlorians killing the younglings and turning them in to coarse sand or something? I don't know, it’s... read
DICE's (Battlefield, Mirror's Edge) hotly awaited Star Wars Battlefront is due out holiday 2015, timed to coincide with the start of a new trilogy in the children's film series Star Wars.
Despite us being only nine months awa... read
Today, EA announced that the Battlefield Hardline open beta will begin February 3 and end on February 8.
If you haven't had a chance to play EA's version of cops and robbers, now is this time. Well, technically February is t... read
YouTube user JackFrags might just be on the trail of another hidden beast in Battlefield 4, and whatever it is, it sounds far scarier than a giant monster shark. Listen for yourself at 0:20.
"I did a little snooping around i... read
It looked like Battlefield 4 was going to go out on a relative high note with the Final Stand DLC, but when it comes to naming in this industry, "final" doesn't have to mean the end.
"With [Final Stand] released, we hope and ... read
Battlefield 4 Premium players have dug into this week's Final Stand DLC and found a number of secrets, including a cool-looking compound bow gated behind a force field in Hanger 21.
Last I checked, the community at large was... read
This trailer for Battlefield 4's Final Stand DLC, like many Battlefield videos before it, makes me want to play the series. They're packed full of cool moment after cool moment that you could, in theory, encounter yourself i... read
During an earnings call today, Electronic Arts announced new release windows for a few of its games. Most notably, DICE's Star Wars: Battlefront is now scheduled for holiday 2015.
The game will presumably be out for PC, PS4,... read
I think it's nice that we've finally managed to hold EA accountable to something. Can its ripoff sports game releases be next? Well, I guess it's been DICE falling on the sword and profusely apologizing more than EA.&nbs... read
EA is back with another Origin Game Time promotion following that one for Titanfall. Those of you on PC can claim a week of free access to Battlefield 4 -- just add the game to your Origin library before August 14. The clock ... read
Visceral Games is pushing Battlefield Hardline from October 2014 to early 2015 in order to better meet player feedback from the beta it ran this year. After Battlefield 4's troubled launch, I doubt any of us need to be convin... read
EA's beta for Battlefield Hardline may have ended, but anyone that missed out has another chance to get in on some early cops and robbers action. In a post on Battlefield's website thanking players for participating... read
They're pretty bad at feigning humility
EA has garnered quite a reputation for being jerks over the past couple of years, with the rough launch of Battlefield 4 being one of the many reasons people are upset with them. CEO Andrew Wilson offered his apologies, sort of. read feature
DICE knows there's a demand for another Battlefield: Bad Company -- but it doesn't know why that demand exists, exactly. Maybe we can help break it down for the studio.
"Some people say they found the multiplayer controls fas... read
DICE general manager Karl Magnus Troedsson is talking Mirror's Edge 2 and it doesn't help my unearned cautious optimism for a great free running game in the vein of the first.
"What I can say is that if the last ga... read
To put it bluntly, Battlefield 4 was broken when it came out. Everyone's accepted that fact, including EA itself. EA CEO Andrew Wilson recently chimed in to candidly say that Battlefield 4's shortcomings had to do with i... read
At E3 2014, DICE general manager Karl Magnus Troedsson told Game Informer that the studio has a desire to further involve its community in the development process, possibly along the lines of what we've seen on Steam Early Ac... read
Electronic Arts revealed a new Mirror's Edge title at E3 last year, but hasn't really talked much about the upcoming Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC game since.
Well, that figures to change soon. A lone piece of concept... read
DICE's promised netcode improvements for Battlefield 4 are rolling out this week. An update is available now on Xbox 360, PS3, and PC and will hit PS4 and Xbox One later this week.
On PC, PS4, and Xbox One, there's a new high... read
Electronic Arts' On the House program for Origin lets users download free games for a limited time and keep them. It is obviously a way to get the service installed on more computers, and it's EA so some people are going to c... read
Tomorrow on PlayStation Network, PS Plus subscribers will be able to download a trial version of Battlefield 4 -- just the base game, not the expansions -- that's good for 20 hours of play time. More than enough for new playe... read
YouTube channel The Two Scotsmen released the first part of a cinematic series depicting a third-person view of Battlefield 4's combat. There's not much in terms of action yet, but I'm really impressed by how all the scenes were captured and put together.
Remember when machinima films were going to be the next big thing? The Internet sure was naive back in 2006. read
GameSpy Technology is shutting down on May 31, 2014 and that's real bad news for the many games that rely on the service for online functionality such as multiplayer matchmaking and leaderboards. It's largely unclear what wil... read
Battlefield 4 has a ton of easter eggs. Such as the case with the Megalodon, which can be discovered in the Naval Strike DLC on the Nansha Strike map.
And yes, you will die if you get caught underneath its jump. read
Because Battlefield 4 -- a game released five months ago -- is still having issues, the newest bit of DLC was delayed on both Xbox One and PC. After two days the Xbox One version is now good to go this morning,... read