Visceral Games Archives

EA Reassert That "People Don't Like" Linear Games As Much Anymore
With the loot box controversy dominating the conversation around EA at the moment, you'd be forgiven for forgetting about the Visceral Games shutdown a few weeks ago The gist was that EA closed down Visceral, which was working on an Amy Hennig Star Wars game The outfacing explanation seemed to suggest it was because the game was a[...]
The Story Behind The Collapse Of Visceral's Star Wars
Perhaps the most surprising thing about the collapse of Visceral Games and their long-awaited Star Wars game, was how unsurprising it was to many at Visceral when EA told them to pack up the studio and go home Visceral, as Kotaku's Jason Schreier points out in his lengthy epic about the studio's fall, had been "an odd[...]
EA Shut Down Amy Hennig's Star Wars Game To Make It A "Broader Experience"
EA has announced that the Amy Hennig and Visceral Games' Star Wars title will be "refocused" and developed by other EA studios while Visceral Games closes down Making this something of a double header as far as bad news goes. Executive Vice President Patrick Soderlund made the announcement in an EA blog post that Visceral's linear, story-based action-adventure[...]
Visceral's Star Wars Game Is Like Uncharted And Is Not 1313
Last year, she left the franchise and developer Naughty Dog to go work with EA's Visceral Games It didn't take long to find out that she was working on a new Star Wars game. Since then, we haven't heard a peep about it, but voice actor Nolan North has let a few details slip [...]
Battlefield Hardline's Multiplayer Reportedly Hampered By DDoS Attacks Yesterday
The game's online was reportedly stable during its launch yesterday, which is good news for the Visceral Games, DICE and EA…at least until it wasn't. At some point during the day, Xbox One users started experiencing problems with the title It seems like this isn't EA's issue for once though In a tweet on the public[...]
Battlefield Hardline Gets Meta As Criminals Play Dead Space In Campaign
Before working on Battlefield Hardline, Visceral Games were known as the developer who brought the world Dead Space It's quite a tonal shift for the company moving franchises, so here's hoping they can pull off the change. So, Dead Space is going to make an appearance in Battlefield Hardline In this video about character design, at[...]
New Battlefield Hardline 'Launch' Trailer Sure Does Have A Lot Of Explosions
The game is out in just over a week, bringing a cops and robbers concept to Battlefield gameplay. Still, despite creeping up on us, Visceral Games seem to have jumped the gun a little with this 'launch' trailer  These things are usually left for a day or two before release, but we've been treated to it[...]
Scratch that – 7 Million People Played The Battlefield Hardline Beta
That number has now been dwarfed, by an updated total. Announced on the game's official Twitter, it turns out 7 million total players turned up to play the cops and robbers Battlefield across all platforms. Thank you to the 7 million who played the #HardlineBeta: RT if you played Beta — Battlefield (@Battlefield) February 10, 2015 This[...]