Tag: Battlefield V

The DeanBeat: A dust-up over Diablo: Immortal has far-reaching implications

For Blizzard Entertainment, the dust-up over the announcement of the mobile game Diablo: Immortal came at a bad time. Our review editor Mike Minotti was there at the BlizzCon fan event, where Blizzard cofounder Mike Morhaime went onstage for the last time to introduce J. Allen Brack, the new president. Brack’s warm […]

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Easter Egg Hunters Discover A Hidden Weapon In Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1’s easter eggs include a giant shark hidden in a puddle and a dripping pipe that gave the announcement date for Battlefield V. An easter egg from last year—which initially granted a dog tag—escalated to include weapons skins and secret codes. Recently, easter egg hunters completed the last step, finding a hidden weapon. The […]

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Battlefield V feels so good, but I’m playing it wrong

The Battlefield V closed alpha test went live yesterday, and this is giving a number of fans their first chance to try the World War II shooter. This has moved the conversation away from crying about women and character customization to the mechanics of the shooting, the movement, and the various systems. And the consensus […]

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Battlefield V clicked for me because its movement finally feels right

I have never loved a Battlefield game. One of the biggest barriers for me was always character movement. Getting around — especially clambering through windows or over obstacles — never felt as smooth and buttery as Call of Duty. It wasn’t awful in Battlefield 1 or its predecessors, but Infinity Ward and Treyarch had something […]

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EA on the Battlefield V Backlash: ‘Accept It or Don’t Buy the Game’

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When EA unveiled the trailer for Battlefield V, a group of whining, grasping, misogynistic children on the internet lost their collective minds. Brave champions of WW2 accuracy mounted tanks, planes, and jeeps to blast Dice for daring to treat its […]

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How Electronic Arts is responding to the esports explosion

Electronic Arts says that competitive gaming is naturally built into its multiplayer in titles such as Battlefield, Madden NFL, and FIFA. But the explosion in esports has caused the company to think long and hard about the opportunities for its games in the field of competitive gaming. To address this challenge and opportunity, Matt Bilbey […]

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Everything EA announced at its E3 2018 press briefing

Electronic Arts has the first press briefing of this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo. The company’s offerings include popular shooter and sports franchises. Its stage show included updates on already announced projects and some brand-new properties. If you missed the show or prefer to just get the good stuff delivered straight to your eyes and earballs, […]

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Battlefield V is getting battle royale

Electronic Arts and developer DICE confirmed that Battlefield V is getting a battle royale mode at some point in the future. The companies made this announcement at the EA Play event in Hollywood today as part of a reintroduction of Battlefield V to fans. During that media presentation and fan gathering before the Electronic Entertainment […]

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EA Play aims to draw 40,000 players as it kicks off E3

Electronic Arts is one of the biggest companies in the game industry, but it’s now in its third year of being a renegade, as it broke away from the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) to do its own event in 2016. EA is once again staging its EA Play event at the Palladium in Hollywood, from […]

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