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Battlefield Hardline

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... read
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Battlefield: Hardline

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... read
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Easter egg

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. read
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Here comes the fuzz
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... read feature

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Battlefield open beta

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... read
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Star Wars

Star Wars: Battlefront now set for holiday 2015


Hardline in March 2015, next Battlefield in holiday 2016
Oct 28
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
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Battlefield

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-... read
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Battlefield

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... read
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Battlefield

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... read
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Battlefield

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... read
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Battlefield

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 ... read
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Battlefield & Dead Space

EA: Hardline doesn't mean annual Battlefield, new Dead Space possible


A new Dead Space will 'absolutely' happen at some unknown point in the future
Jun 17
Still confused about how Hardline -- the Battlefield game, not Destructoid's podcast -- came to be? EA Studios executive vice president Patrick Söderlund explained to Polygon: "Karl-Magnus [Troedsson], who... read
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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. read
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Looks like Battlefield Hardline is out on October 21


Another leaked video
Jun 05
[Update: EA has actually gone ahead and uploaded the official trailer to their channel. Only difference is that it's lacking the platform details.] Quick, before Electronic Arts removes the video. If you do miss out, know it... read
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Battlefield

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... read
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Watch: Here's your leaked Battlefield Hardline trailer


WATCH NOW
May 28
[Update: Video was taken down by Electronic Arts.] Holy cops and robbers! Remember about that Battlefield Hardline leak? EA made it real yesterday. And now a leaked trailer kind of ruins their planned E3 reveal. You gotta lo... read
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Plus: Anime.
Today on Tuesday Newsday, we go over two games that Brett Makedonski previewed, which have both been delayed, The Order: 1886 and The Evil Within. The new Battlefield is Hardline, seemingly a cops and robbers theme rather tha... read feature

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Visceral Games

Uncharted writer Amy Hennig now at Visceral Games


Working on Star Wars, of all things
Apr 03
Uncharted series writer and creative director Amy Hennig parted ways with Naughty Dog in early March and ever since then I've been dying to know where she'd end up. While Dead Space maker Visceral Games is not what I was expe... read
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Dead Space

Ride to Hell in this amazing Dead Space motorcycle helmet


It's soooo shiny
Jan 25
I'm pretty sure I'd never ride a motorcycle, but if I had this custom made Dead Space helmet I might have to reconsider.  Crafted by Xtreme Kreations, the attention to detail on this one of a kind piece is quit... read
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EA Star Wars

EA isn't making any games based on new Star Wars movies


Mesa like dis
Nov 20
EA's Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen talked about Star Wars games during a presentation on Tuesday, and he made it clear they don't want to make a movie game. Jorgensen said, "We've done movie games over the years and... read
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Dante's Inferno

Evil Dead director tied to Dante's Inferno film adaption


Go to Hell ... Again
Sep 17
Universal Pictures is looking to bring Dante's Inferno to a theater near you. The movie studio is reportedly in talks with Fede Alvarez, the director behind the recent Evil Dead remake, to adapt Electronic Arts' act... read
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Horror

John Carpenter wants to direct a Dead Space film


Could this be a Ghosts of Mars sequel???
May 08
Sci-fi/horror mastermind John Carpenter (The Thing, Escape from New York ... uh, Ghosts of Mars?) told Game Informer that Dead Space would make for a great film and he'd make for a great person to direct it. "I maintain that ... read
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Dead Space 3 is the latest game to have officially failed


Electronic Arts declares the game performed below expectations
May 08
It had co-op and cover-based shooting, but Electronic Arts' flailing attempts to make Dead Space 3 "appeal to a wider audience" apparently failed. Visceral's latest game now joins Tomb Raider, Hitman: Absolution and Resident ... read
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Star Wars

EA's Star Wars games will use the Frostbite 3 engine


Carry on, then
May 07
As a follow-up to news of Electronic Arts signing a multi-year deal with Disney to exclusively develop and publish games based on Star Wars, EA Labels president Frank Gibeau has shared a detail that's nice to hear confirmed. ... read
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Replica Dead Space Plasma Cutter will burn your face off


No really, it will burn you
May 06
YouTuber AnselmoFanZero built himself his very own replica Dead Space Plasma Cutter. Oh yeah, the gun can actually burn stuff, as demonstrated in his video. As for the gun itself, it weighs about 4.4 pounds, took about 200 hours to build, and features 1,500-milliwatt burning blue lasers. Space zombies beware – hobbyist builds a real-life Plasma Cutter [Gizmag, via Gizmodo] read
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layoffs

EA Montreal faces more layoffs, rumored studio closure


EA Montreal is to be shutdown, says source
Apr 11
EA Mobile in Montreal faces 200 - 250 employee layoffs with more to come, a source with connections to EA Mobile told Gamasutra, and the studio will gradually become completely shutdown. EA confirmed layoffs but said that the... read
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Go back to sleep
It's very hard to believe a studio when it claims work never begun on a piece of downloadable content until after the main game was finished, especially when that DLC is a direct continuation of the story and was essentially ... read feature

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EA producer details their DLC design process
Dead Space 3's Awakened downloadable content was announced the week the main game was released in stores. DLC announcements made early on in production -- or even right around a game's launch -- typically draw fan rage by th... read feature

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Dead Space 3

Dead Space 3: Awakened is a return to survival horror


It's everything you wish Dead Space 3 was
Mar 07
Overall, I really enjoyed Dead Space 3. There were points that it dragged on, but a lot of the stuff near the end in those last few levels made it up for me. Still, Dead Space 2 is my favorite of the franchise largely because... read
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Dead Space

Origin has a big sale on all three Dead Space games


Plus the DLC, but spending anything on that is a waste of money
Mar 01
Origin is currently offering between 30% to 50% off on every Dead Space game in their store. The first Dead Space is available for $10 as a PC download, and Dead Space 2 can be grabbed for $10 either as a PC download, or phys... read






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