EA is offering the progenitor of the Battlefield series, Battlefield 1942 as a free digital download on its game and store client Origin.
For those of you that haven't played BF1942 yet, now's the best time to try.Read more >
Following up their Back to Karkand, Close Quarters Combat and Armored Kill DLCs, DICE released a trailer for the upcoming Aftermath pack, showing off a crossbow and Americans killing Russians (fuck yeah!) in a crumbling post-earthquke Iran. Out December 4 for Premium users and December 18 for the rest of the people.
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Battlefield 3: Armored Kill is fully out today, meaning that players that didn't purchase the Premium package can now buy it separately from the DLC-and-cosmetic-item bundle. It is currently available from Origin for £11.99/$14.99 on PC.Read more >
According to DICE general manager Karl Magnus Troedsson in an interview at GDC (Game Developers' Conference) Europe, the next installment of the Battlefield series is to be set in the modern day.
He then went on to state that a lot of things affect the development of the franchise: fan feedback, market research and what they themselves wish to build. "It's not just one single thing," according to Troedsson.
Commenting on the name of the game, "And, yes, I know Battlefield 4 is probably [not?] the most creative name we ever could come up with. I can't comment anymore on that games [sic] because it's all secret."
Troedsson expressed that DICE wishes to continue with the setting as they "feel this is a place we can be and continue with the series. Ba…Read more >
Video games are designed with the purpose of entertainment. However, according to US readers nation-wide, Electronic Arts is taking the fun out of video games and has been voted the recipient of the 'Golden Poo' award of 2012, defeating the Bank of America with 64.03% of all votes.
Which Company Is The Absolute Worst Company In America?
Bank of America 35.97% EA 64.03%
As the article says:
"To those who might sneer at something as "non-essential" as a video game company winning the Worst Company In America vote: It's that exact kind of attitude that allows people to ignore the complaints as companies like EA to nickel and dime consumers to death.
For years, while movies and music became more affordable and publishers piled on bonus content — or mu…
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