Excerpt: With Battlefield 4, EA and DICE deliver the latest game in this decade old first-person military shooter series known for enormous team-based vehicle- and infantry-based combat as well as (in recent years) destructible buildings and environments that mix up the gameplay with dynamically transforming...
Summary: Sometimes you just can't win. I've spent years outside of the tug of war between Activision's Call of Duty and Electronic Arts' Battlefield franchises. Like every major diametric war, each side has its evangelists who spout their chosen platform's pros and cons.
Excerpt: After a lacklustre Call of Duty release this year, is " Battlefield 4 " also a cynical phone-in on the current gen consoles, or are DICE doing their best to deliver a next-gen experience on the aging home consoles?
Conclusion: D.I.C.E. set out to do one thing with the Battlefield series and that is tell a compelling story through epic events and sequences that help shape the battlefield. Many will find things to love about Battlefield 4, as well as hate, but at the end of the day, it’s one of the greatest first-person...
Excerpt: ‘Levolution’ may've made it onto the list of history’s most appalling buzzwords, but after sending a skyscraper tumbling, blowing up a nuclear warhead and submerging an entire Chinese village underwater, you’ve got to admit, maybe DICE was onto something after all.
Battlefield 4 (PS4) Review – DICE & EA Score a Next Gen Headshot
Canadian Online Gamers
9 January 2014
Excerpt: When I reviewed Battlefield 4 on the 360 back in the beginning of November I couldn’t help but notice just how far the console was being pushed to deliver gamers their first person shooter fix.
Summary: Battlefield 3 promised gamers that the Call of Duty franchise would soon be pushed off its pedestal that it has grown fondly of and that Battlefield will finally take its place upon it. Now let’s all be honest, Battlefield 3 was awesome, but Call of Duty remained on top.