Showing posts with label Electronic Arts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Electronic Arts. Show all posts

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Anthem Game Awards 2018 Trailer

Brand-new footage from BioWare's online multiplayer game Anthem is released at Game Awards 2018.

At The Game Awards 2018 stage, BioWare has released a new trailer their upcoming third-person shooter Anthem and it offers an extended look into the futuristic world.

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Anthem Game Awards 2018 Trailer

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On February 22, 2019, Anthem will be released worldwide for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The closed alpha will be available later this weekend for select players.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Battlefield V: Tides of War Coming Tomorrow

Tides of War: Chapter 1 comes out with contents like Practice Range mode and War Story for Battlefield V on December 4.

Even though critics and fans were not much in favor of Battlefield V, the newest release of the first-person shooter game series Battlefield, EA DICE and Electronic Arts are keeping up their efforts in changing core gameplay fixes and slew of new contents.

Most of the player had a complaint about the single-player campaign being felt too short and incomplete even. Starting from December 4, EA is rolling the dice with their first batch of free content, Tides of War Chapter 1: Overture.

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Battlefield V: Tides of War Coming Tomorrow

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Before heading to the frontline of battle, check out the official trailer for Overture, first chapter in Tides of War experience.




RELATED: Battlefield V Launch Maps Trailer

Long-time fans of the series are quite familiar with terms like "Premium Pass" and "Expansion Packs", which BV has gotten rid of completely to create a singular journey for all players to take part in together, without paying any extra buck for it.

This voyage is what they call Tides of War, a series of ongoing experience that introduce new gameplay and improvements to reinvent your World War II journey. There will be maps, modes, rewards and weekly events to keep up the flow.

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If you want to get accustomed with the weapons and vehicles of the game, it would be logical if you take it to the Practice Range rather than choosing one of the regular multiplayer maps and then spend the rest of your day spawning other than fighting.

You can simply start with the Shooting Trial to practice your aim or Driving Trial, both of which will come in handy and as you score higher, you actually get better. So, switch up to different Shooting Exercises and hone your accuracy and then challenge yourself with an increased difficulty.

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The Last Tiger War Story

RELATED: Battlefield V Single Player Story Trailer

Overture brings in a brand-new single-player War Story, The Last Tiger featuring the tale of a solo Tiger I Tank crew. It takes place during the time when the nearly unstoppable Axis forces were slowly driving towards their ultimate defeat in WWII.

While trying to defend the homeland, a Veteran Tank Commander Peter Müller and his crew tries to take a last stand when Allied forces came knocking. At that point, he starts to question his own ideology that has brought him at that point. It's going to be interesting.

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The stellar experience of Battlefield expands with the launch of massive mechanized war machines into a new map called Panzerstorm. In 1940, Axis forces takes on British defenses in Belgium, where you roll in among a land of damaged and abandoned tanks.

There are 17 of them to plough through the lands and forests of the town or you can just try your luck by going on foot. As you can find scopes for Infantry ambushes strong defenses and enemy trenches, keep an eye on an unsuspected air attack.

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Till now, players had to be content with the limitation to change the look of soldiers and weapons. Overture cranks up the appearance tweaking by letting you change the exterior of their vehicles to make a sweet memory of your glorified victory.

These customizations however, are purely cosmetic and doesn't actually change or increase combat performance of the vehicles or whatsoever. Nevertheless, it lets you stand out among the crowd and help leave your mark behind, which is the actual point.

RELATED: Battlefield V Battle Royale "Firestorm" Coming in 2019

Chapter 1 from Tides of War also has weekly events to take you to the detailed gameplay of B5 and let you earn reward at the same time while you make progress for your company. As your Rank is improved by playing more and more, you get access to new items and cosmetics as well.

Overture is just the beginning of the oncoming surge of new content that DICE and Electronic Arts have planned up to release for Battlefield V players in the foreseeable future. With each new mode, maps and gameplay mechanics, the experience will never be the same.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

BioWare Teased Dragon Age Announcement

Developer BioWare hinted at possible announcement of an upcoming sequel of their fantasy RPG franchise Dragon Age.

While talking about their upcoming project Anthem, developers BioWare has revealed that they are also working on some secret Dragon Age stuff and thus, straight out hinted at an upcoming announcement of something big at The Game Awards 2018.

General Manager Casey Hudson of the studio mentioned their work as "secret" in a Blog Post and given the upcoming event is a place for many companies to reveal their upcoming release, a new installment from the popular fantasy RPG franchise would not be a shocker.

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BioWare Teased Dragon Age Announcement

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We thought we would straight up quote Casey Hudson on what he just wrote in his Blog for your own convenience.

If you’ve been following these blogs, or myself and Mark Darrah on Twitter, you know we’re also working on some secret Dragon Age stuff.  Dragon Age is an incredibly important franchise in our studio, and we’re excited to continue its legacy.  Look for more on this in the coming month (though I won’t tell you where to look…)

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Players clearly have their fond memories with the first game, Dragon Age: Origins for countless hours and now that executive producer of Dragon Age: Inquisition, Mark Darrah is involved, we can hope for a fourth installment currently in development.

Inquisition was also the last game that came out in 2014 and followed up by downloadable contents till 2015. The studio also disclosed adding Alexis Kennedy of Failbetter Games as a guest writer for the next project of the series to expand a bit of lore.

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We just hope and pray that this announcement doesn't end up being some major disaster like the reveal event of Diablo Immortal, because people didn't expect a mobile-only new game that was so hyped up from the past few months of the big reveal.

Hopefully, BioWare won't make a stupid move like that and whatever they are cooking up and ready to announce soon will be a new release for PC and other major consoles, so that the franchise can return to its glory days once again.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Battlefield V Out Now

First-person shooter game Battlefield V from EA DICE and Electronic Arts is now available on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

Whether you have purchased the Standard Edition or the Deluxe Edition of Battlefield V, latest installment of first-person shooter franchise Battlefield from developer EA DICE and publisher Electronic Arts, launches today worldwide for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

BV takes you back to the grand stage of chaos and combat of the biggest war of the history and lets you pick your own battle. If you are new to the series, a couple of things may seem overwhelming for you and if you are a seasoned fan, a few stuffs can be useful for you.

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Battlefield V Out Now

RELATED: Battlefield V Single Player Story Trailer

Diving head on to fight into some of the brand-new maps after you take a weapon and start laying down some heavy fire can be tempting but we advise you to take a tour of the single-player War Stories first if you are just starting your journey.

This series of untold stories taken from World War II gives you a larger perspective and a better understanding of the global conflict. Experience how men and women got caught up in the middle of this clash and how they lived through the situation, which elements are basic to multiplayer.

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Focuses on Female Soldiers

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You will be going around from frozen mountains of Norway to scorching deserts of North Africa while playing War Stories and it will give you a better understanding of the four main Classes in the game including Assault, Medic, Recon and Support.

To start with, Battlefield V offers eight maps at launch, each two of which are set in four different locations of Norway, Holland, North Africa, and France. You may not have known about them from history books and WWII movies.

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Grand Operations Multiplayer Mode

RELATED: Battlefield V Multiplayer Trailer

There are eight different modes in the game and each challenges you to develop as well as adopt a unique set of playstyles to suit them. Modes like Airborne and Final Stand will be reserved for all-out multiplayer warfare show Grand Operations.

As we come closer to the end of the line, let's take a look at the official launch trailer of the game before heading to the frontline of battle.




RELATED: Battlefield V Battle Royale "Firestorm" Coming in 2019

Although the game didn't suffer from a micro-transition outrage on social media like Star Wars Battlefront II of last year from DICE, some fans have mocked their idea of including female soldiers in the WWII shooter that even hurt their pre-order sales.

Already packed with so many choices and modes to explore, Battlefield V also promises exciting post-launch content like battle royale mode Firestorm and brand-new Tides of War live service. With all that jammed into one title, EA actually makes BV a worthy successor of Battlefield 1.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Command & Conquer Remastered Announced

EA announces to remaster Tiberian Dawn and Red Alert from classic real-time strategy game series Command & Conquer.

Back in the 90's developer/publisher Electronic Arts managed to garner a dedicated fan-base for classic real-time strategy game series Command & Conquer. These games continue to influence the genre in modern days even after more than two decades.

Apparently, they intent to bring the series back to PC once again and this new initiative adds the 4K remaster for the titles. EA has partnered up with Petroglyph Games for the project, who previously worked on Guardians of Graxia and Star Wars: Empire at War.

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Command & Conquer Remastered Announced

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Petroglyph houses some of the former developers from Westwood Studios, the original studio that worked on the initial C&C titles. Lead Programmer Joe Bostic was the co-creator of both Command & Conquer: Red Alert and Command & Conquer: Tiberian Dawn.

When Westwood was falling, the studio was bought out by EA but that didn't help the franchise anyway. The series saw a bit change but after a series of disappointment, C&C was shelved. E3 2018 saw a revival of games with the announcement of Command & Conquer: Rivals.

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However, Rivals is a mobile strategy game Android and iOS that gamers didn't expect or wanted and thus, failed to get the traction EA was hoping to get. So, players can now look up to the Red Alert and Tiberian Dawn getting remastered for a change.

Both of these titles will come in a single remastered collection with three expansion pack Covert Ops, Counterstrike and Aftermath included in it. Don't expect to get your hands on it anytime soon as the development process hasn’t even started yet.

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The reason for announcing the project way before they development is that Electronic Arts was skeptical if they can remain faithful to the original experiences and waited for the right support for this remaster initiative for the past few months.

In recent time, publishers like Capcom and SEGA has found success by remastering some of their old classics. So, it is quite understandable when EA would join the race as well to make a quick buck from their old work.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Battlefield V Launch Maps Trailer

Battlefield V offers a better look at the World War II-era maps available on launch, in a brand-new trailer.

The road to Battlefield V is only a few weeks away from us which developer EA DICE and publisher Electronic Arts wants to dedicate this moment to promote the upcoming title from the first-person shooter Battlefield franchise in full swing.

Starting with detailing on the maps players will gain access to upon launch; EA released an official trailer showcasing the locations with additional details on them. Even though you may have already seen some of them already, it won't hurt to take a second look.

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Battlefield V Launch Maps Trailer

RELATED: Battlefield V Battle Royale "Firestorm" Coming in 2019

The trailer focuses on major locations of Battlefield 5 based on World War II events that completely changed the face of war.




RELATED: Battlefield V Single Player Story Trailer

Battlefield V will be launched for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on November 20, 2018 and if you still haven't placed your pre-order then you still have time to do it. With an EA Access or Origin Access subscription, you can jump into it from November 9 though.

Multiplayer maps are just the icing on the cake and there are a lot more EA DICE has to offer to players in post-launch period. Tides of War live service will eventually bring in more content to keep us going in this journey of epic conflict.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

PlayStation Plus Free Games for November 2018

PlayStation Plus free games lineup has picked up Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition and Yakuza Kiwami for the month of November 2018.

Hope you are having a blast this Halloween whether trick or treating or just lazily sitting around playing video games, which is probably your favorite thing to do, right? We are at the endgame of the year 2018 and November seems to be very promising (for now).

Last month, not everyone was impressed with survival horror title Friday the 13th: The Game and futuristic sports game Laser League. So, a new free games lineup of this month for PlayStation Plus subscribers has been carefully chosen this time.

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PlayStation Plus Free Games for November 2018

Before we just jump into the PS Plus lineup, let's take a quick look at the short clip below showcasing all the titles for November 2018.




The very first game we got our hands onto is a first-person shooter titled Bulletstorm from People Can Fly and Epic Games that Electronic Arts had the Publishing rights to. You can play it in both solo and co-op mode in a 26th century setup.

Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition gets you all the exclusive content of the game for a definitive experience. Players will take the role of Grayson Hunt, who runs a black ops team called the Dead Echo and on a mission to either seek payback or survive.

Next up is a remake of the first game from the acclaimed action-adventure Yakuza series, Yakuza Kiwami from Sega and Deep Silver. Originally released on PlayStation 3, the game was later launched on PlayStation 4 in 2016 and now is visually enhanced for 4K.

The game follows the story of Kazuma Kiryu, who is known as the Dragon of Dojima and he takes the fall for a murder of a crime boss at the hands of his friend. When he finally comes out ten years later, he discovers himself in the middle of a mess.

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Yakuza Kiwami on PlayStation Plus Free Games

Some more free games from PlayStation Plus lineup for the month of November 2018 is still there and let's take a quick look at the list below.

  • Jackbox Party Pack 2 (PlayStation 3)
  • Arkedo Series (PlayStation 3)
  • Burly Men At Sea (Cross Buy with PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4)
  • Roundabout (Cross Buy with PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4)

If the Battle Royale genre interests you and you don't mind playing H1Z1 (because this is clearly not PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, nor even Fortnite) then we recommend you get the PlayStation Plus Blueshift Pack with goodies for free until November 13.

Hopefully, Bulletstorm and Yakuza Kiwami will be able to sustain you for the month or long enough till games like Battlefield V, Fallout 76 and Spyro Remastered Trilogy comes out and makes you completely forget everything else.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Xbox Live Gold Free Games for November 2018

November 2018 brings free games like Assassin’s Creed and Battlefield 1 to all Xbox Live Gold subscribers.

The month of October was hopefully a blast for all the Xbox Live Gold for the subscribers because of the unique lineup of free games. Now that we are headed towards November, a brand-new catalog of games has been presented.

Players on Xbox One will have two titles and two comes from Xbox 360 using Microsoft's backward compatibility. By the time you are reading this, you probably do not have much time left to catch the free Games With Gold for October but if you do, do not miss them.

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Xbox Live Gold Free Games for November 2018

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Before diving deep for more details, we want you to take a look at Games with Gold lineup on November 2018 for Xbox One.




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Battlefield 1
We are merely weeks away from witnessing the glory of World War II in upcoming first-person shooter Battlefield V from EA DICE and Electronic Arts. So, going back to the first war before that would only make sense now as well as anytime before.

Witness the thrill of World War I in single-player campaign or take part into a 64 person multiplayer experience with this highly acclaimed FPS title. Begin to write history of epic battles on Xbox One from November 1 to 31.

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Battlefield 1 on Xbox Live Gold Free Games

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Race the Sun
Care to play some indie games? Because, Games with Gold has one on their lot for you this month. An endless running game from comes this way from Developer/publisher studio Flippfly, which will put your coordination skills and reflexes to test.

Arcade games era of the past has a heavy influence on this particular title to pour in some serious tension when you are piloting the aircraft. You can take the flight anytime from November 16 to December 15 on your Xbox One to fly as long as you want.

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Race the Sun on Xbox Live Gold Free Games

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Assassin’s Creed
While everyone else is busy playing the newly released Assassin's Creed Odyssey, wouldn't it be nice to go back to the root of the stealth action-adventure franchise and try out the first Assassin's Creed game of the series once again? Yes, we thought so.

The game explores the journey of fan-favorite master assassin of the brotherhood Altaïr in a battle against the Templars. So, plug yourself to Animus to walk the path of your assassin ancestor from November 1 to 15 on your Xbox One or Xbox 360.

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Assassin’s Creed on Xbox Live Gold Free Games

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Dante’s Inferno
When Visceral Games was shut down earlier, many fans have mourned but the studio left enough noteworthy titles behind they can still take pride for. One such name would be Dante’s Inferno, a game that is still praised for its art style and level design.

A product released by publisher Electronic Arts, the game follows the story of a Templar knight in his pursuit of vengeance to retrieve the soul of his love. Seek redemption for Dante from November 16 to the end of the month on Xbox One or Xbox 360 consoles.

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Dante’s Inferno on Xbox Live Gold Free Games

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Apparently, you are getting $84.96 worth of free games for this month with your Xbox Live Gold membership. Become an Xbox Live Gold member today to enjoy these exciting titles each month exclusively on your Xbox consoles as well as great deal of games on discount in Microsoft Store.

Xbox Game Pass on the other hand offers some exciting games like Dead Island: Riptide, Outlast and Sniper Elite 4 alongside 100 other great games from Microsoft Store. If you are in doubt, then trying up that 14-Day Free Trial would be a good idea.