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Battlefield 2042’s Last Mode Seems Like Exactly What The Beta Was Missing

DICE has long insisted that Battlefield 2042, its forthcoming first-person shooter, wouldn’t have a battle royale component. Today the company detailed the game’s third and final gameplay mode, Hazard Zone, in a blog post, and it is not a battle royale. But it’s not not a battle royale either.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Battlefield 2042’s Last Mode Seems Like Exactly What The Beta Was Missing

DICE has long insisted that Battlefield 2042, its forthcoming first-person shooter, wouldn’t have a battle royale component. Today the company detailed the game’s third and final gameplay mode, Hazard Zone, in a blog post, and it is not a battle royale. But it’s not not a battle royale either.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Halo Infinite Vs. Battlefield 2042: Battle Of The Betas

The holidays come a little early this year for fans of first-person shooters. On November 19, EA will publish Battlefield 2042, a game about how, in the wake of catastrophic climate change, we’ll still all shoot each other for scraps. That’s followed on December 8 by Halo Infinite, the sixth mainline entry in…Read more… Continue […]

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EA Might Rename Its FIFA Games

Since 1993, EA and FIFA have been synonymous. With its FIFA games, EA has created a beloved franchise with the official Fédération Internationale de Football Association branding. That could change. In a recent press release, EA trumpeted its “recording-breaking FIFA 22 launch,” with over nine million players joining…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Battlefield 2042 Beta Feels Wild, Yet Somehow Plays It Safe

One minute into my first match of Battlefield 2042, I accidentally fell out of a helicopter. I somehow survived, then blew up a wall with my rocket launcher and took out the enemy hiding behind it. I died seconds later…not totally sure how, but it must’ve been badass. My lively outing ended as I called […]

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Battlefield 2042 Beta Feels Wild, Yet Somehow Plays It Safe

One minute into my first match of Battlefield 2042, I accidentally fell out of a helicopter. I somehow survived, then blew up a wall with my rocket launcher and took out the enemy hiding behind it. I died seconds later…not totally sure how, but it must’ve been badass. My lively outing ended as I called […]

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EA Is Encouraging Gamers To Stop Being Jerks Via Battlefield 2042

Today, in advance of the release of Battlefield 2042 this November, EA announced the Battlefield Community Charter, a set of guidelines developed with the stated aim of “ensuring Battlefield remains a welcoming experience that encourages Positive Play.” Positive Play is EA’s set of initiatives which aim to “help keep…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Amazon MMO New World Bugs: 7-Day Respawn Timers, Immortality

Amazon’s New World has launched, and as with many a massively multiplayer online role-playing game, it launched with some pretty annoying bugs. Bugs like being told you have to wait a week for your character to respawn after dying or, on the other end of the mortality spectrum, your character suddenly becoming…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Cruis’n Blast On The Switch Is Arcade Racing At Its Most Ridiculous

Microsoft and Sony can have their Forzas and Gran Turismos with hyper-realistic graphics, authentic engine noises, and true-to-life physics. The Nintendo Switch has Cruis’n Blast, in which your vaguely Nissan GT-R-shaped vehicle barrels off a cliff at breakneck speed toward a massive yeti which then cracks open a… Read more…

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We’re Just Never Getting Another Titanfall, Are We

Look, Apex Legends is a fine shooter, but Titanfall 2 was one of the greatest first-person games of all time, so you can understand why folks just will not shut up about wanting another entry in the series.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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We’re Just Never Getting Another Titanfall, Are We

Look, Apex Legends is a fine shooter, but Titanfall 2 was one of the greatest first-person games of all time, so you can understand why folks just will not shut up about wanting another entry in the series.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Quest To Create A Never-Ending Play In Madden

Football is a game of inches, but it’s also a game of seconds, with clock management one of the most important skills in the game. That’s in the real world, anyway, where programming schedules and commercial breaks are a thing. In video games, as we’re about to find out, things can be different.Read more… Continue […]

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The Quest To Create A Never-Ending Play In Madden

Football is a game of inches, but it’s also a game of seconds, with clock management one of the most important skills in the game. That’s in the real world, anyway, where programming schedules and commercial breaks are a thing. In video games, as we’re about to find out, things can be different.Read more… Continue […]

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Apex Legends Servers To Stay Borked For A Bit

Apex Legends players have been having a miserable time of late. When the game’s not being hacked by disgruntled Titanfall players, players sometimes devolve into having enormous fights over controversial in-game strategies, such as tap strafing. The latest grief to befall them is a whole new raft of connection issues,… Read more…

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Madden 22 Thinks My Name Is Profanity

For the first time in years, I’ve been trying to play some serious Madden in 2021, and while I’m surprisingly enjoying myself quite a bit—taking a few seasons off annual sports games like this is good for that—I am very disappointed in one particularly weird hangup the game has with my name.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Madden 22 Thinks My Name Is Profanity

For the first time in years, I’ve been trying to play some serious Madden in 2021, and while I’m surprisingly enjoying myself quite a bit—taking a few seasons off annual sports games like this is good for that—I am very disappointed in one particularly weird hangup the game has with my name.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Titanfall 2 Hacking Rumor Blown Out Of Proportion, Respawn Says

Titanfall 2 hasn’t exactly had a hot girl summer. Since May, hackers have regularly hit Respawn Entertainment’s first-person shooter with direct denial of service (DDOS) attacks, making the game virtually unplayable. The situation hit a fever pitch yesterday, when viral social posts suggested hackers could actually…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Apex Legends Removes Tech That Grew Beef Between PC And Console Fans

Apex Legends, the battle royale movement shooter developed by Repsawn Entertainment, is no stranger to controversy. Because Apex supports crossplay, PC and Console players have been beefing for a while over the slight differences and advantages each side gets from their platform of choice. All of this set the stage…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Is This The Real Life Or Is It Just A Sims Stream?

Life imitates. Or art imitates life. Or the two imitate each other enough that we can’t tell which is which. And if we can’t tell which is which, then how can we know if we exist in life or in art? How are we to know that this life isn’t just a giant Sims playthrough?Read […]

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Modders Finally Add Wall-Running To Apex Legends

Know what the coolest thing about Titanfall was? Piloting spritely, giant robots. Know what the second coolest thing was? Being able to run along the walls. So it has long been very strange that Apex Legends, a game set in the same universe as Titanfall, has allowed you to do neither of those things.Read more… […]

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