Visceral Games

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 Unsurprisingly, it[...]

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 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[...]

A Couch Is The Fastest Vehicle In Battlefield Hardline…No, Really

Battlefield is known for having quite a few Easter eggs hidden within it, from Dinosaur roars to full-bodied Megalodon. Battlefield Hardline has taken the cake though. The game is thought to be bringing humour back into the Battlefield franchise and this new easter egg seems to confirm that. Hosted by jackfrags, this video shows 'The American […]

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[...]

Battlefield Hardline Is Really Trying To Sell This Cop Show Dynamic

One of the more interesting things that we are yet to see too much of is the 'cop show dynamic' in Battlefield Hardline. There are going to be 10 episodes to the game's campaign and that will come complete with 'previously ons'. This developer diary shed some light on how that is all going to work. […]

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[...]

Battlefield Hardline Beta Surpasses 5 Million Players Across All Platforms

Now this is a little surprising. The buzz around Battlefield Hardline has felt much cooler than you'd expect from a game in the franchise. Maybe it was the somewhat disastrous launch of Battlefield 4 or the fact that Hardline is a new spin off for the series. From my temperature checks previously though, the game […]

There Are Some Pretty Kooky Battlefield Hardline Reload Animations In The Beta

The Battlefield Hardline beta is online right now. Sadly, I haven't found the time to play it yet so I can't give any impressions, but it's out there until tomorrow so go dive in yourself if you want to see what it's about. Kotaku have correlated something a little strange though. It doesn't happen often, but […]

Battlefield Hardline Open Beta Hitting In Early February

The date was announced today and the trial will run until the 8th.There will be three maps and modes included in the beta as outlined on the game's website. The beta features Conquest on the map Dust Bowl, the brand new Hotwire mode on the maps Downtown and Dust Bowl and another new mode Heist on[...]