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XBOX DDoS attack-Hardline affected

Hardline’s launch was good…way too good. No significant complaints, no bugs, the servers were stable, and the game felt good and fresh. Until now. Some individual or group DDoS’d EA’s servers and shut down the service. For some time, no one could play…
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Is Hardline Stable?

It is well-known now that BF4 had a rocky launch in 2013, and the game only started properly working in the eyes of many in May 2014, leaving less than a year until the next Battlefield game known to EA as “Project…
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Hardline Launched-What are your opinions?

So, yesterday Hardline launched. The game looks nice, feels nice, but it’s not a real military Battlefield. Is the cops and criminals style for you? Since the beta, I felt that this game will be good. I mean, finally, my…
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Why I Am Taking A Wait And See Stance Towards Battlefield Hardline

Recently I spent time playing the Beta of the latest game in the Battlefield series, Battlefield Hardline. I first played the game in Beta form during E3 as EA was kind enough to offer early access to the game which…
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Hardline Beta – Recoil changes from BF4 (video)

Fans of the Battlefield series who have spent any significant time in Battlefield 4 will note some big changes when trying out the Hardline beta this week. One such change is that weapon recoil has been increased from what it…
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Hardline Singleplayer Gameplay Footage from Jackfrags

Below is some singleplayer footage for Battlefield Hardline with commentary from Jackfrags. This footage was obtained during a visit to Visceral studios in which he and others got to see and play some Hardline and provide feedback on its progression….
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Class Balance in Battlefield Hardline

During the beta for Battlefield Hardline, a number of players complained of it using a class setup similar to that of Battlefield 4, which many players dislike. Most notable among the criticisms is that assault class, made for being front-line…
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Sasser on how to dominate in Hotwire

Battlefield recently revealed an action-packed trailer for the new game mode, Hotwire. In this mode, criminals work to steal marked cars, while the cops attempt to recover them. Thad Sasser, Lead Multiplayer Designer, provides some tips on dominating in the…
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Papoutsis on Singleplayer: It is “important”

In an article on the Official Xbox Magazine site, Edwin Evans-Thirlwell writes about an interview with Steve Papoutsis at Gamescom regarding his take on singleplayer. “Visceral’s general manager Steve Papoutsis feels there’s plenty of mileage left in the idea of a…
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Hardline Beta feedback – weapons data

Battlefield and Visceral Games continue their efforts at community engagement following Battlefield Hardline’s early beta. This time, they have posted a short discussion on the weapons data provided by the beta and how it is being analyzed. Based on this,…
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