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News: Battlefield 4's PS4 Problems Put DICE's Future Projects on Ice

Battlefield 4's PS4 Problems Put DICE's Future Projects on Ice

Got to have Faith

You know that you’ve got it bad when you have to put all of your upcoming projects on hold because the one that you initially released last month doesn’t actually work. Battlefield 4 is a top-notch first-person shooter on the PlayStation 4, but it’s currently riddled with technical issues that are affecting the majority of...

E3 2013: Mirror's Edge 2 Runs Again When It's Ready

Mirror's Edge 2 Runs Again When It's Ready

Hype, hype, hype

It’s definitely still alive. Confirming that this year’s E3 is off to an absolute stormer, EA has revealed that Mirror’s Edge 2 is in development – and will release when it’s ready. The debut trailer – embedded below – shows protagonist Faith getting inked, and racing through a slew of serene environments. The title...

Rumour: Mirror's Edge 2 Is Currently in Production at DICE

Mirror's Edge 2 Is Currently in Production at DICE

Running rings

The hotly anticipated sequel to Mirror’s Edge is apparently in production at Swedish developer DICE. Ben Cousins, the general manager of ngmoco Sweden, revealed the tidbit in a Tweet posted earlier this afternoon. The executive stated: "It is general knowledge in the Stockholm dev scene that Mirror's Edge 2 is in production at DICE."...

News: Battlefield Franchise Celebrates Tenth Anniversary Today

Battlefield Franchise Celebrates Tenth Anniversary Today

Happy birthday to you

Swedish developer DICE is dusting off the party poppers and scoffing down the pink wafer biscuits as we speak: the studio is not only celebrating its 20th year in business, but also the 10th anniversary of its Battlefield franchise. Chatting at GDC Europe, general manager Karl Magnus Troedsson revealed that the first-person...

News: Battlefield Developer Working on New IP

Battlefield Developer Working on New IP

Faith no more

Battlefield 3 and Mirror’s Edge developer DICE has started work on a new IP. That’s according to the CV of script writer Adrian Vershinin, who previously worked at new Sony studio Superbot Entertainment. The EA owned outfit has been pretty quiet since the release of Battlefield 3 last year, opting to focus its attention on new DLC...

News: Battlefield 3 Patch Brings Server Rentals to PS3

Battlefield 3 Patch Brings Server Rentals to PS3

First for everything

With ambitious titles such as DUST 514 on the horizon, Sony is really pushing the concept of PlayStation Network as an open network. The most recent example of that comes in the form of Battlefield 3’s latest patch, which will allow players to rent and maintain their own servers on PS3. Renting your own server will allow you...

News: Battlefield 3: Close Quarters Announced for June

Battlefield 3: Close Quarters Announced for June

Practice your CQC

The second major Battlefield 3 DLC pack is due in June, DICE has announced. Entitled Close Quarters, the expansion will bundle four maps, 10 weapons and, sadly, no vehicles – we suppose the title was chosen for a reason. DICE also announced that the game will get two more packs beyond its June expansion: Armour Kill and End Game...

Rumour: Battlefield 3 Easter Egg Points To Possible Battlefield 2142 Sequel

Battlefield 3 Easter Egg Points To Possible Battlefield 2142 Sequel

An eagle-eyed Battlefield 3 player has spotted what looks like a hint at developer DICE's next game

An Easter egg hidden deep within Wake Island — which ships as part of the the game's Back To Karkand expansion pack — shows the number 2143 scrawled on a wall. Alone it means nothing, but fansite BF3Blog points out that DICE has a habit of revealing future sequels in existing games. Way back in..

News: Head Back To Karkand Now With Battlefield 3 On PlayStation 3

Head Back To Karkand Now With Battlefield 3 On PlayStation 3

The debut Battlefield 3 expansion pack, Back To Karkand, is available now from the PlayStation Store

If you purchased a specially marked limited edition copy of EA and DICE's destructive shooter, then the DLC is yours to download for free. Everyone else will need to stump up a reasonable £11.99 / $14.99. In order to celebrate the DLC's release, EA has released a brand new trailer showing off the..

News: Battlefield 3's 'Back To Karkand' DLC Blows Up The PlayStation 3 On December 6th

Battlefield 3's 'Back To Karkand' DLC Blows Up The PlayStation 3 On December 6th

Are you ready to head 'Back To Karkand'? No time to think soldier, you're going anyway

Publisher EA has confirmed that Battlefield 3's debut expansion pack will launch on PlayStation 3 as soon as December 6th. That's a week earlier than on other platforms, as promised by the publisher at launch. The pack's comprised of four maps from previous Battlefield games, all remastered in Battlefield 3's..

News: Battlefield 3 Sells A Whopping Eight Million Copies

Battlefield 3 Sells A Whopping Eight Million Copies

It might be struggling to topple Activision's latest Call Of Duty title, but EA's Battlefield 3 is certainly no slouch

Chatting at the Baird Technology Conference yesterday, EA financial gaffer Eric Brown revealed that Battlefield 3 has sold a ridiculous eight million copies. According to Brown, the publisher has shipped 12 million copies of the game to stores. Expect it to sell through much of..

News: Battlefield 3 Client Update Set To Deploy On PS3 Tomorrow

Battlefield 3 Client Update Set To Deploy On PS3 Tomorrow

The official Battlefield 3 Twitter account has announced plans to launch the latest edition of its client update on PlayStation 3 tomorrow

PC players received the same update last week, which improves a variety of issues with the game across single-player and multiplayer. We've listed the full extent of the fixes after the jump. Feel free to moan in the comments if your favourite exploit has been..

News: EA To Give Battlefield 3 PS3 Players A Free Copy Of Battlefield 1943

EA To Give Battlefield 3 PS3 Players A Free Copy Of Battlefield 1943

After a messy month or so culminating in a class-action lawsuit, EA has announced that it will give Battlefield 3 players on the PS3 a free copy of Battlefield 1943 as originally promised

The bonus was announced earlier in the year at E3, but was mysteriously absent from retail copies of the game. EA said that it was offering PlayStation 3 players a window of exclusivity on all Battlefield 3's DLC..

News: Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against EA For Removal Of Battlefield 1943 In PS3 Copies Of Battlefield 3

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against EA For Removal Of Battlefield 1943 In PS3 Copies Of Battlefield 3

Sigh

Sometimes things go to far. And this is an example of that. Law firm Edelson McGuire has filed a class action lawsuit against EA regarding the removal of Battlefield 1943 from PS3 copies of Battlefield 3. Those with strong memories will remember the additional incentive was promised during Sony's E3 press conference back in June. But only recently we found out that the added extra was not..

News: EA Bans Hundreds Of Battlefield 3 Cheaters

EA Bans Hundreds Of Battlefield 3 Cheaters

Whoops

If you're one of the "hundreds of offending" Battlefield 3 cheaters then don't expect to hop online for a quick game this evening. Chances are your account has been blocked and all your statistics with it. EA has said it has "zero tolerance" for those exploiting the game, and is "determined to punish the players who play without integrity". Unfortunately,..

News: October NPD: Battlefield 3 Tops, Batman: Arkham City Fights Into Second

October NPD: Battlefield 3 Tops, Batman: Arkham City Fights Into Second

Microsoft's XBOX 360 continued its North American domination throughout October, leaving the PlayStation 3 sitting behind

It was a big month for multiplatform software, with Battlefield 3, Batman: Arkham City, NBA 2K12 and RAGE all appearing in the top five. Surprising, huh? Sony touted a 5% increase in software sales for the year, and also announced that inFamous: Festival Of Blood had become the..

News: EA Announcement Shocker: "There Is Going To Be A Battlefield 4"

EA Announcement Shocker: "There Is Going To Be A Battlefield 4"

Water is wet

Fire is hot. And EA has confirmed Battlefield 4. After the staggering early sales reports for Battlefield 3, it was never in doubt that there would be another entry in the DICE developed first-person shooter. And that's exactly what EA's Frank Gibeau has announced upon the unexpected back-drop of a college campus. "There is going to be a Battlefield 4," the suit splurted,..