Tagged: World War 1

We're going to start this review of Verdun, not with any fancy intros or witty wordplay, but with a picture. A picture that perfectly captures your typical experience when playing this game: Due to some unknown glitch, half of the character models have become either white or pink phantoms, haunting the WW1 battlefields of mainland Europe. It's hard to sneak around a dreary grey and brown warzone when your character looks like a mascot for Susan G. Komen. In turn, it's hard to really get invested in what Verdun offers. Verdun is a multiplayer first person shooter based on the ... Read More »
Who would have thought that the single player campaign of a Battlefield game would actually be a stand-out feature? Given the abject mediocrity we were dealt in previous iterations, the fact that Battlefield 1 offers an engaging campaign mode alongside the popular multiplayer component is a triumph of the highest order. The key ingredient is the sense of scale DICE have provided to the World War 1 setting. From the narrative, to the setting and the level design, there's an overwhelming sense that you and your struggles are just another thread in an intricate tapestry. For too long, modern military ... Read More »
If you wanted to try out EA's take on World War One and see what it's like to ride a horse into battle before the release there isn't much time left to get in on the action. The battlefield 1 open BETA signups close today so if you are not signed up to the BETA that launches on the 31st August 2016 then you are running out of time to do so. To Sign up to EA's Battlefield 1 BETA you need to be signed up to EA's battlefield insider program. From there you click register and state your preferred ... Read More »

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