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Origin Black Friday arrives early: $15 Inquisition, $12 Hardline

Even some Steam key deals too!
Nov 24
Black Friday for PC Gamers has begun with Origin launching the first salvo of discounts. Now through November 30 (Cyber Monday), get up to 75% off hundreds of titles and DLC packs. For the most part, Origin has discounts on E...

$20 Hardline and Dragon Age: Inquisition in Origin Halloween sale

But Fallout 4 is coming out soon...
Oct 28
Well, if you have all the time in the world to play large RPGs this winter, Dragon Age: Inquisition is now at a new low price on Origin (the PC physical DVD version was $20 a few months ago). That is, if a certain other ...

60% off Dragon Age: Inquisition, Battlefield 4, and Hardline in Origin "Action Sale"

Last hurrah and all that
Sep 09
Origin is clearing out digital inventory (because it takes up so many 1s and 0s) and taking 60% off Dragon Age: Inquisition along with Battlefield 4 Premium Edition. If you don't have either of these games, they're both ...

Battlefield Hardline's new add-on trailer has shades of Hotline Miami

Our first look at Criminal Activity
May 26
EA and Visceral would want you to watch this new Battlefield Hardline trailer and take away the broader details of the upcoming Criminal Activity DLC. But, that's near impossible when there are guys with guns weari...

Battlefield Hardline is getting a 'Community Test Environment' on PC

Go test things
Apr 29
I haven't heard much buzz from people regarding Battlefield Hardline -- I think a lot of people were burned out after how broken Battlefield 4 was (myself included). Overall though I find it to be a serviceable shoo...

Battlefield Hardline on PC gets a 40% price cut on Origin

40 days old = 40% Off?
Apr 24
Welp. Raise your hand if you saw this coming. Battlefield Hardline is now on sale for the PC. For a big o' 40% off. That's actually quite a bit for a game released just a little over a month ago. Until this Friday, you'l...

Game News Haikus: Battlefield Hardline, Banjo-Kazooie, Final Fantasy XV, and more

Zen distilled stories
Mar 23
Last week we took a break from the usual poetic news recaps to highlight our favorite games from PAX East, but now we are back in the swing of things. You can check out all of the past episodes on the Game News Haikus YouTub...

Beard View: Battlefield Hardline

'Don't go in there, there's fire you stupids'
Mar 17
Bang bang cops and robbers,bang bang robbers and cops, bang bang, rob that bank, put 'em in jail, put 'em in jail The new cops and robbers game is out, and you have to rob them banks or catch them thieves by any means necess...

Review: Battlefield Hardline

Standard operating procedure
Mar 16
Following a year characterized by increased public awareness of rampant police violence against citizens and the militarization of local law enforcement, a gun fetishist's game riding a "cops versus criminals" tagline feels s...

Battlefield Hardline sneak preview stream

It's going to be bonkers
Mar 16
I know the rules, I just don't care, much like a certain lizardetective. I do what needs to be done to get my job done, to get the bad guy and put him behind bars with the other scum. EA gave me the gun and badge. I have earl...

Last-minute Battlefield Hardline pre-order deals

Gift cards and discounts
Mar 16
Battlefield Hardline releases tomorrow, March 17. If you're looking to get into the action on the latest installment in the FPS franchise, here are all the deals available as of writing. PC gamers have two options. Just today...

Weekend Deals: Up to 22% off on GTA V & Battlefield Hardline

Pi Day Deals
Mar 14
Totally, definitely, and for realz this time -- Grand Theft Auto V will finally grace PC gamers on April 14. Given the frequent delays and push back (now coming up two years after the game was released on the 360 and PS3) -- ...

Try to count the bullets in Battlefield Hardline's launch trailer

Bad cop, worse cop
Mar 09
Watch out, citizens of Los Angeles. There's a war on drugs in your city, and you just might end up as collateral damage. In Battlefield Hardline's take on the City of Angels, the forecast always calls for a fair chance of ra...

Prepare to pay full price twice to unlock all of Battlefield Hardline's exclusive features

Surprisingly its not releasing on iOS
Mar 03
"Own More and Be More" is EA's dystopian-toned tagline for its unveiling of Battlefield Hardline Premium. In addition to the £44.00/$59.99 price for the base game (£59.99/$69.99 for the "deluxe" version), you can slap down an additional £44.00/$59.99 to unlock exclusive things that should have been included anyway.

Battlefield Hardline beta tops six million users

That's more than Destiny's beta
Feb 09
Battlefield Hardline is something different, and it appears as if gamers were interested enough to at least give it a shot. EA has not only delayed the game based on user feedback, but it's also ran multiple rounds of testing...

Battlefield Hardline's cops go nuts for donuts

Don't we all?
Feb 06
I'm not hip on police vernacular. Like, "donuts spotted!" for instance. That probably either means they found donuts, or "spotted" is a cheeky word for sprinkles. Whatever the case, these Battlefield Hardline cops are stoked that there are some frosted confectioneries around. Typical.

Battlefield Hardline goes all in with final beta release

Here comes the fuzz
Feb 02
It's not too often we see a major publisher humbled. With the announcement of Battlefield Hardline last year, EA and Visceral Games were ready to release another entry in the epic and grandiose Battlefield series. But soon af...

Get hard with Battlefield Hardline open beta

Starts Feb. 3, ends Feb. 8
Jan 29
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...

Battlefield Hardline will be part of EA Access' early trial program

Jan 22
Battlefield Hardline has had some mixed reception due to its beta, but it was put on the backburner for a March 2015 release, and apparently the feedback given was taken under consideration. While you wait for the game to act...

Up for another Battlefield Hardline beta? This one's open to all platforms

Two maps, two modes, and no cap on your progression level
Jan 14
It's unclear when the next Battlefield Hardline beta will go live, but when it does, it'll be open to all players on PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. Cops and criminals will vie for control in the fam...

Is this Battlefield Hardline live performance Frog Fractions 2?

Dec 05
Do you remember Frog Fractions? The more-than-meets-the-eye treat announced a potential sequel on Kickstarter that just raised more questions than answers. Example: what the hell was this? Or the Kickstarter video? Anything c...

Battlefield Hardline will have 150 ranks, and another beta round

The beta will be on all platforms
Sep 08
Taking to Twitter, executive producer Steve Papoutsis shared some recent developments for Battlefield Hardline. Be prepared to grind -- Hardline will reportedly arrive with 150 ranks in tow, allowing multi...

Battlefield Hardline's single-player campaign reminds me of Far Cry 3

A 12-minute slice of gameplay
Aug 13
Up until now, Visceral Games has concentrated on showing the multiplayer side of Battlefield Hardline. That's been fine, but unlike most other Battlefield titles, I'm actually somewhat interested in hearing about the single-...

Good, good: Battlefield Hardline delayed to 2015

More time for multiplayer, single-player, and stability
Jul 22
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...

Battlefield Hardline beta feedback led to these changes

Faster movement? Good
Jul 02
Folks who tried out the Battlefield Hardline beta last month provided Visceral with feedback and the studio has taken that to make 10 fixes/improvements to the game. Notably, player movement speed is now 10 percent faster and...

Surprise: There's going to be a second Battlefield Hardline beta

Coming this fall
Jun 27
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...

Battlefield Hardline beta weapons and gadgets unlocked

Plus netcode improvements on PC
Jun 20
Are you playing the Battlefield Hardline beta? I did, briefly, but I should give it another chance. Especially now that all of the currently implemented weapons and gadgets have been unlocked. (The full game will of course ha...

Battlefield Hardline beta now open to all PC players

Instant access is here
Jun 18
EA and Visceral Games have opened up beta access for Battlefield Hardline on PC. If you aren't already participating, you can now get in immediately by signing up here. Having only played a tiny bit of Hardline so far, I get ...

The Battlefield Hardline beta will come to Xbox One eventually

Just not right now
Jun 16
Last week, fans had the chance to sign up and play the Battlefield Hardline beta on the PC and PS4 -- which leaves one odd console out -- the Xbox One. Naturally everyone was wondering why the beta wasn't available on th...

Battlefield Hardline: First hands-on impressions

Details on how Hardline came to be
Jun 09
I was pretty excited to be able to be the first to tell you about Battlefield Hardline, the new team up cops-and-robbers title from Visceral (Dead Space) and DICE. But trailer leaks, detail leaks, and even gameplay video lea...

Battlefield Hardline beta launches today on PS4, PC

Out this October
Jun 09
Visceral Games showcased Battlefield Hardline during EA's press conference today, where the studio announced a closed beta for the cops vs. robbers shooter is launching, well, right now. Sign up for a chance to get in. The full game releases on October 21.

Here's one way to join the Battlefield Hardline beta

See Sony's E3 presser in a theater for a PS4 code
Jun 04
Word has it that folks who watch Sony's E3 2014 press conference at a participating movie theater will be treated to Battlefield Hardline beta access on PS4. Some people who RSVP'd to the event have received emails welcoming ...

Some straight Battlefield Hardline beta gameplay has leaked

First-person motorcycling
Jun 02
[Update: Video has been removed.] The leaked Battlefield Hardline, which isn't our news podcast, saw another leak, this time of straight gameplay from the beta (skip to the 4:00 minute mark). Some guy alternates between firs...

Leaked Battlefield Hardline video is 'six months old'

It looked like it
May 28
Did that leaked trailer for Visceral Games' Battlefield Hardline look rough around the edges to you? It's "six months old," according to vice president and studio manager Steve Papoutsis. Commenting on the leaks, he said "So...

Battlefield Hardline coming this fall, reveal at E3

Cops and robbers
May 27
Today details on Battlefield Hardline were leaked out. Now Electronic Arts has confirmed the news. Their take on the cops and robbers concept will be unveiled in full during their press conference on June 9 at 12:00PM PDT. Un...

Details for Visceral's Battlefield Hardline leaked

Reportedly for current- and last-gen platforms
May 27
Details for the next Battlefield game have leaked by way of assets found on an Electronic Arts server. The title, Battlefield Hardline, is believed to be in development at Visceral Games for current- and last-generation platf...

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