For the second year in a row, EA has kicked off the E3 festivities with a press conference that featured interesting reveals and awkward moments. While retaining its focus on mainstream hits, the showcase offered intriguing new angles on established franchises mixed with promising first looks at new IP. Ending with an extended look at Star Wars Battlefront 2 multiplayer, EA’s presentation was an obvious step up from their first EA Play event.
The fall has always been the busiest part of the gaming year. The end of September sees the beginning of a yearly onslaught of games that puts constraints on every wallet and day planner in the industry. For the players, the fall was the beginning of the arduous wait until our Holiday wishes were made reality. Black Friday was the date that put a hard cap on the season and virtually guaranteed increased success for an individual game or publisher.
And it is in the process of losing its relevance.
Continue reading Fall’s gaming dominance is over
People like Battlefield 1. How do I know this? Because, it’s beta drew in a record-breaking player count. Continue reading Battlefield 1 Beta draws over 13 Million players — becomes largest beta in EA’s history
With Battlefield 1, developer EA DICE is tackling new territory with the franchise stepping into World War I. A new gameplay featurette examines the weapons in the game. Continue reading Weapons Are the Focus in Battlefield 1 Gameplay Featurette
Well, boys and girls, that blessed time is upon us: holiday season, when the year’s biggest and most-anticipated video games finally hit us one-after-another until our wallets cry out for mercy. Many of us will excitedly buy these for ourselves, for a friend or possibly receive them as gifts in turn. No matter the method, one thing is certain: we’re all united in our excitement for a particular game.
Taking it to the Streets
Who remembers playing “Cops and Robbers” as a child? It was a fun time with tons of friends, pretending that one team was the good guys trying to catch the bad guys on the other team. Battlefield: Hardline at first glance seemed to do the same: pretend to be a game of cops v. criminals instead of the traditional bland modern shooter. So, does the game stand out like a kingpin or is it just a thug to the shooter genre?
Over an hour of action-packed review talk and storytelling with Matt and Brian! This week Shawn and Aaron join the mix, sharing intimate details about Battlefield: Hardline and Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. You don’t want to miss this one! No spoilers (well, there’s one slight spoiler this week). Just reviews.
Battlefield: Hardline was hit with the newest round of DDoS attacks and the Skyrim community mourn a past player.