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Hoping to both stress test its servers and drum up an extra bit of pre-release hype, publisher EA has announced plans for a five-day beta test of its imminent cops versus robbers shooter Battlefield Hardline scheduled to begin on February 3. "There's nothing more valuable to our team than the rela...

January 29th 2015 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Following a raid by local authorities, informants at publisher EA were compelled to give up detailed information on the multiplayer maps and game modes included in the upcoming cops versus robbers shooter Battlefield Hardline. The nine maps included in Battlefield Hardline all seem either ripped f...

January 23rd 2015 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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General PSA for EA Access subscribers, and likely to be similar to the Dragon Age: Inquisition promotion, Battlefield: Hardline will also be available early through the service. "Yes, you will be able to get early access to Battlefield Hardline through EA Access," responded the official Battlefiel...

January 21st 2015 at 5:44pm 0 Comments
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Publisher EA has announced plans to beta test its upcoming cops vs robbers shooter Battlefield Hardline on the PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. EA's announcement fails to mention when the beta test will take place, but it does offer a handful of new details on what will be...

January 15th 2015 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Battlefield: Hardline's latest trailer shifts focus from police officers shooting non-descript criminals with military hardware to highlighting the game's melodramatic storyline and its non-firearm gadgets. Though, inevitably, there's still lots of gunplay and explosions. [Image: EA] %Slideshow-2...

December 22nd 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Battlefield Hardline is due out in March 2015, following a delay announced in July this year. During EA's financial call today, CEO Andrew Wilson explained that feedback from beta tests and trade shows drove the decision to give developer Visceral Games more time. "The cops and criminals fantasy &...

October 28th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Battlefield Hardline is due out on March 17, 2015, in the US and beginning on March 19, 2015, in Europe. EA announced the dates in its financial report released today. Battlefield Hardline was delayed in July to a 2015 launch window. In an attempt to assuage fan fears, Battlefield Hardline Creativ...

October 28th 2014 at 4:14pm 0 Comments
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Almost a full year after its launch, DICE LA producer David Sirland has admitted that the glitches that long plagued Battlefield 4 damaged the public's perception of what was once a highlight of the first-person shooter genre. "I can absolutely say that we lost [player] trust in the game's launch...

October 9th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Battlefield Hardline will operate as expected at launch, according to Ian Milham, creative director at Visceral Games. "What you're basically asking is, 'Is your game going to work?' And the answer is yes, it's gonna work," Milham told Game Revolution. The statement follows a rough launch for the...

September 29th 2014 at 10:21am 0 Comments
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Only the blind could deny similarities between upcoming cops-versus-robbers shooter Battlefield Hardline and the extant Payday franchise of cops-versus-robbers shooters, but to ensure that absolutely everyone is in on the joke, Payday 2 developer Overkill Software has decided to spoof EA's game in...

September 3rd 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments