ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Oct 2017

Battlefield 1 Turning Tides Details

The next expansion for Battlefield 1 is titled Turning Tides and is releasing sometime in December, and later in January there'll be more information. There's a fair bit to expect too, we'll indicate where possible which parts are coming in which month: Maps: Cape Hellis – Storming the Gallipoli beaches as the British or defend…
NEWS 20 Sep 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Battlefield 1 Heads Eastward with the In The Name of the Tsa…

Packing six new maps, 11 new guns and more variants, three new vehicles, plus a host of changes that migrated from Battlefield 4, the latest expansion for DICE's Battlefield 1 engages the deadlier Eastern front with In The Name of the Tsar. Touted as the “biggest Battlefield expansion yet,” there's quite a bit to unpack,…
NEWS 12 Aug 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Battlefield 1 May Get Specializations In the Future

Marking a return of a system from Battlefield 4, developers at DICE have announced that specializations, a metagame that awards specific perks for one match only, will return sometime in the future to Battlefield 1. Though radically different in its implementation from Battlefield 4's execution, DICE is still promising that specializations will bring “more opportunities…
NEWS 11 Jun 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

E3: EA Conference 2017

There's a glorious time of year, every June, when the collective gaming press descends upon Los Angeles. A time for discovery, where the latest and greatest in the world of gaming will be picked apart, from exciting announcements to amazing reveals... most of the time. Right, let's get into it, shall we? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wi0Uq7QmKm4 Anthem The first…
NEWS 08 May 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Battlefield 1 Spring Update Brings Platoons

The latest monthly update brings platoons, new gun variants, and some news about upcoming maps to Battlefield 1. First and foremost, the addition of Platoons, a social way to represent a group of friends in-game has made its way to the battlefields of World War 1, bringing with it some new features. Now, if a…
ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Mar 2017­ by K-putt

Battlefield’s Happy “Free” Friends

In interesting news, DICE is introducing a new way for everyone to use their Battlefield 1 DLC maps...for absolutely *free! Sounds great right? Well, it is, kinda...I don't want to be the bitter sod who just sees the negative in anything positive, but this idea right here does have a bittersweet taste to it. For…
ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Feb 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

You Shall Not Pass, You Shall Not Collect War Bonds in Battl…

Bringing the French Army, a new game mode and four new maps, the 'You Shall Not Pass Expansion' for Battlefield 1 is coming next month. Frontlines, the new game mode, combines Conquest and Rush in a mix that reminds me of Conquest Assault, but perhaps more tactical play. Players own one flag on each side,…
ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Feb 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Battlefield 4 Is Getting an Updated User Interface

Coming off the heels of the updated UI for Battlefield 1, Battlefield 4 is going to see an update that brings the same UI to the previous mainline Battlefield game. This UI update comes with easier squad creation outside of games, a recommendation engine to suggest maps, servers, and more, and a unified client that…
ANNOUNCEMENT 25 Jan 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

‘They Shall Not Pass’ BF1 Moves to the French Tr…

The first expansion pass for DICE’s monumental WW1 shooter sees the arrival of the French forces, four new maps, new vehicles and more. Battlefield 1, by any metric, has been doing quite well for itself, setting plenty of records for DICE and EA, and finally unseating Battlefield 4 as the most played Battlefield game (for…
ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Jan 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

The Wintery Road Ahead For Battlefield 1

With December and the release of Giant’s Shadow come and gone, DICE, and much of the gaming community is looking ahead to the next update for Battlefield 1, aiming to be a full-fledged expansion. Titled “They Shall Not Pass,” the previously released concept art showcases some tight corners and claustrophobic trench warfare typical of the French battlefields.…
ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Dec 2016­ by Kyle Johnson

A Giant’s Shadow Creeps Across Battlefield 1

In the December update for the monumental World War I shooter, Battlefield 1, a new map, weapon balances and general bugfixes are all hitting the game today. The full list of changes is available here, along with developer DICE’s reasoning behind some of the changes. One of the more interesting changes coming to Battlefield 1…
ANNOUNCEMENT 04 Nov 2016­ by Kyle Johnson

What’s Next for Battlefield 1?

One thing undeniable about Battlefield 4 is that it had some of the greatest post-release support offered by a developer and publisher in modern times. Sure, the game may have been broken for many for months, but to get consistent support three years after release, in a time when multiplayer shooters have an estimated lifespan…
REVIEWS 31 Oct 2016­ by Kyle Johnson

Battlefield 1

Oh, what a time when we were inundated with World War II games, and we clamored for modern military shooters. Setting a massive first-person shooter during the Great War seemed unthinkable not even five years ago, yet here we are, with an AAA publisher and developer producing such a game. Battlefield 1 is a stark…
ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Oct 2016­ by Kyle Johnson

Battlefield 1 Now Exploding in Your Region

Hey look! A launch trailer released on the actual launch of a game! Finally, the gaming populace at large can get their hands on the war-torn landscapes of Battlefield 1, assuming you didn’t buy into the EA Access program. Some very excellent renders of trenches, zeppelins, and some shots of various maps within the game…