Battlefield Hardline

Battlefield Hardline Delayed Into 2015

Well, Battlefield isn’t going annual. At least not this year. EA has announced that the Visceral developed Battlefield: Hardline has been delayed into 2015. The game was originally scheduled to ship in October. EA claims the delay is due to feedback gathered by beta users: This feedback also spurred us to start thinking about other…

EA Sports UFC

DEMOED! EA Sports UFC First Impressions

The demo for EA Sports UFC dropped yesterday on PS4 and Xbox One, and after spending an hour or so with it I’m beginning to like it… slowly. Much like EA Sports MMA, I find the controls to be needlessly complicated and not really thoroughly explained in the tutorial. If you came out of the…

Review: Titanfall

review done on XBOX One version The time has finally arrived, the first big Next Gen exclusive has launched.  While Titanfall certainly had a whirlwind of hype pushing it forward the real question would be whether or not it was worth your time.  Some seemed unsure of the lack of a single player campaign in…

Titanfall’s Closed Beta Becomes Open Beta

Late last night in response to down time in the Titanfall closed Beta due to several codes not being sent out, developer Jon Shiring announced that the Beta was opening to the public.  Shiring announced “Let’s Break It” with regards to testing the game for it’s retail release next month.  As of today PC and…

Review: Battlefield 4

Battlefield 4 [PC (reviewed), PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360) Developer: DICE Publisher: Electronic Arts Genre(s): First Person Shooter Released: PC, Xbox 360, PS3: October 29, 2013; PS4: November 12, 2013; Xbox One: November 19, 2013 ESRB Rating: M – Mature EA DICE returns after two years following the release of the very successful Battlefield 3 with this…

EA Made First Titanfall Exclusive To PC and Xbox For Life

When Titanfall, the multiplayer only first person shooter with mechs from Respawn Entertainment, was first announced during the Microsoft press conference at E3 as an Xbox (360 and One) console exclusive, many folks simply assumed that it would be a timed exclusive. It turns out that that isn’t the case, and to make matters worse…

Battlefield 4 Beta Begins in October

EA announced today that the Battlefield 4 beta will begin in October. If you purchased Medal of Honor: Warfighter you will have access to the beta, but there will be additional ways to get into it once it begins. No other details have been announced for the beta. Battlefield 4 launches on October 29th, so…

DEMOED! NCAA Football 14 Impressions

NCAA Football 14 (PlayStation 3 [Demoed], Xbox 360) Developer: Tiburon Publisher: EA Sports Genre(s): Sports, Football Demo Released: June 18, 2013 Game Releases: July 9, 2013 ESRB Rating: E – Everyone   Tuesday, EA Sports released the demo for NCAA Football 14. I look forward to this every year because it signals that it is…

DEMOED! Fuse Impressions

Fuse (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360) Developer: Insomniac Games Publisher: EA Genre(s): Action, Third Person Shooter Releases: May 28, 2013 Price: $59.99 ESRB Rating: M – Mature   I was pretty excited when Insomniac revealed Overstrike at E3 back in 2011. It was actually my favorite trailer from any presentation that year. I liked the look…

Review: Crysis 3 (PC)

Crysis 3 (PC [Reviewed], Playstation 3, X-Box 360) Developer: Crytek Publisher: Electronic Arts Genre(s): First person shooter Released: February 19, 2013 ESRB Rating: M – Mature Here is EA’s official game summary: “The hunted becomes the hunter in the CryEngine-powered open-world shooter Crysis 3. Players take on the role of ‘Prophet’ as he returns to…

All Visceral Montreal Employees Laid Off By EA

Yesterday was a good day for gaming as Sony announced the PS4. Today hasn’t been so good, as Ziff Davis laid off some IGN employees and announced that they’re closing down gaming sites 1UP and GameSpy (and putting those folks out of a job). EA has also laid some people off today from EA Montreal,…

Review: Dead Space 3

Dead Space 3  (PC [Reviewed], Playstation 3, Xbox 360) Developer: Visceral Publisher: Electronic Arts Genre(s): Third person shooter Released: February 5, 2013 ESRB Rating: M – Mature The third and final installment in the Dead Space game series, or at least as far as Isaac Clarke’s story arc goes, is upon us and it doesn’t…

The Backlog Volume # 16 – Medal of Honor: Warfighter

Medal of Honor: Warfighter (Playstation 3 [reviewed], Xbox 360, PC, Wii U) Publisher: Electronic Arts Developer: Danger Close Genre(s): First-Person Shooter Released: October 23, 2012 ESRB Rating: M-Mature Welcome back one and all to my humble little review series, The Backlog. Today we will be taking a look at Medal of Honor: Warfighter, the follow-up…

SimCity Gets A Release Date: March 5, 2013

Virtual city builders rejoice, EA today announced the release date for the heavily anticipated SimCity. It’s coming in early 2013; March 5th to be exact. It’ll be available for the both the PC and Mac. This just adds another big title to an already stacked early 2013. Seriously, February through May is absolutely loaded with…