Battlefield 1: Turning Tides – North Sea DLC Released

New content for WWI shooter epic Battlefield 1 focusing on the naval conflict in the North Sea was released today, with Battlefield 1: Turning Tides – North Sea featuring what seems to be a greater emphasis on naval air and ship combat. The content description for Battlefield 1: Turning Tides – North Sea mentions that new maps known as HeligolandContinue reading “Battlefield 1: Turning Tides – North Sea DLC Released”

Battlefield I: In the Name of the Tsar Revealed at E3

EA has revealed a new DLC for their popular title Battlefield I. In the Name of the Tsar moves the carnage of WWI from the Western Front to the frozen wastes of the east. New weapons, new maps and the mighty Hussar Calvary will expand the game’s already impressive line up of experiences. In addition, the infamous Women’s BattalionContinue reading “Battlefield I: In the Name of the Tsar Revealed at E3”

Why Shooters Need a Retro Re-boot

The Call of Duty franchise is expected to follow in the footsteps of Battlefield with its early 20th century focus on the World Wars. This most likely comes as a sigh of relief to many who are tired of what seems to be the inevitable march towards futurism. While sci-fi is experiencing somewhat of aContinue reading “Why Shooters Need a Retro Re-boot”

The Issue with Online Team FPS Games: There’s No Team

With the release of Call of Duty already circulating the rumor mill with the expectation of a return to its original WWII setting, the annual debate on franchise re-hashing among AAA titles will no doubt surface earlier than usual. Among the regular criticisms that are often leveled at the Call of Duty and Battlefield franchises,Continue reading “The Issue with Online Team FPS Games: There’s No Team”

The Generation Gap in First Person Shooters

My, how the genre is changing. The generation gap in first person shooters is rapidly becoming clearer, and I don’t think it’s a bad thing. We can see it in games such as Battlefield 1 and also in Titanfall 2. Both published by Electronic Arts, both aimed at completely different audiences. When Titanfall 2 first dropped,Continue reading “The Generation Gap in First Person Shooters”

Battlefield 1 Story Details Emerge

DICE’s upcoming first-person shooter, Battlefield 1, released a trailer containing information on its story (seen above). Together with the trailer, Battlefield 1‘s story was given more detail in a blog on the game’s website. According to the update, the game won’t feature a single protagonist that the player will follow through the game, and insteadContinue reading “Battlefield 1 Story Details Emerge”

Battlefield 1 Multiplayer Beta Impressions

Hosting an open beta gives developers a chance to show off the work they’ve put into game to players eagerly awaiting the game’s release. While the primary goal for developers who run the open beta is to test out back-end and structural issues (which is why Battlefield 1‘s beta launched with so many server issues),Continue reading “Battlefield 1 Multiplayer Beta Impressions”

Battlefield 1 Beta is Open and Live

For those of you who who can’t quite wait until the release of EA and Dice‘s upcoming first-person war shooter Battlefield 1 on October 21st, EA has just opened up the Battlefield 1 beta to everyone. Having previously only been open to Battlefield Insiders, the beta is now open to the general public. If you download the betaContinue reading “Battlefield 1 Beta is Open and Live”

Battlefield 1 Beta Announced Plus New Video

Electronics Arts and DICE have announced the open beta for Battlefield 1 will begin on August 31. The beta will be available across Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC via Origin on that date. However those who sign up as a Battlefield insider and select their platform by August 21, will get into the BattlefieldContinue reading “Battlefield 1 Beta Announced Plus New Video”

Battlefield 1 E3 2016 Gameplay Impressions

Shortly following their press conference at E3 2016, EA allowed 64 gamers to play a massive conquest match in their upcoming title, Battlefield 1. Conference attendees looked on as actors and media icons, including Snoop Dog and Wiz Khalifa, took part in the chaotic battle. If you’re unfamiliar with the multiplayer of Dice’s Battlefield games, players takeContinue reading “Battlefield 1 E3 2016 Gameplay Impressions”

Battlefield 1 Official Gameplay Trailer Revealed

During EA’s press conference at E3 today, they officially released the trailer for the highly anticipated Battlefield 1. The game will be available worldwide on October 21st for Xbox One, Origin on PC, and PlayStation 4. Fans can play the game early on Xbox One thanks to EA Access. The trailer shows in-game footage which shows off a variety ofContinue reading “Battlefield 1 Official Gameplay Trailer Revealed”

EA Revealed Titanfall 2 During Conference At E3

During EA’s press conference at E3, the studio revealed Titanfall 2. It will succeed Titanfall, a popular shooter made by former Infinity Ward members that set the tone for conventional FPS games of its generation. Fans have been patiently awaiting this sequel, hoping that EA improves on the chaotic, fast paced action of the first game. In theContinue reading “EA Revealed Titanfall 2 During Conference At E3”