Battlefield 1942

PC / Action / Release: Sep 10, 2002 / ESRB: T

Battlefield 1942 is free from Origin's On the House program

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 18, 2014 10:15am PDT

Last month, EA gave away free copies of Dead Space on Origin. Today, they've made Battlefield 1942 free.


Battlefield 1942 free on Origin to celebrate 10 year anniversary

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 05, 2012 10:15am PST

Electronic Arts has made classic FPS Battlefield 1942 free as a "thank you" to Battlefield fans.


DICE shows Battlefield series visual evolution

By Steve Watts, Oct 25, 2011 4:15pm PDT

DICE's Johan Andersson walks us through the Battlefield series and how DICE has iterated on visual improvements, culminating (so far) with Battlefield 3.


New Galactic Conquest

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 04, 2005 11:07am PST

Version 5 of the Star Wars: Galactic Conquest mod for Battlefield 1942 has been released, adding four new maps, eight vehicles (there are now a...


"I wonder how come Lucasarts has not foxed this mod, especially since they have a similar product ..."

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BFTV Article

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 03, 2004 6:12am PST

Boomtown has an article on Battlefield TV, an upcoming tool which will add a HLTV-like spectator mode for Battlefield. There will be features like...


"r u srs? There was just some news last week about how they didn't think BFTV would be in ..."

- flasher 907 see all 4 comments

Forgotten Hope 0.65 Release

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 25, 2004 11:18am PDT

The Forgotten Hope team has released a new version of their popular Battlefield 1942 mod which adds a ton of new content to the game. You can find...


"Yeah lol, it is what bf1942 wishs to be. The old school planes play so much better then ones in ..."

- eggburt see all 11 comments

Battlefield 2 Movie

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 26, 2004 6:41am PDT

PC.IGN also has some shacky cam Battlefield 2 footage, which is looking pretty damn sweet. The WMV movie runs for a minute and 18 seconds.


"One of my personal gripes about BF:V is the transport helicopters being so lame. I'd like to see ..."

- S1ing B1ade see all 47 comments

Battlefield Vietnam Community Update

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 23, 2004 4:06pm PDT

There is a new community update on the official Battlefield Vietnam website. It mentions the 1.1 patch has been delayed, mentioning that they're...


"I really dont notice too much of an overall difference from the screenshots; it looks to me like ..."

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Battlefield Vietnam 1.1 News

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 25, 2004 5:43pm PDT

There is a new community update on the official Battlefield Vietnam website, offering a full list of changes planned for the upcoming 1.1 patch....


New Galactic Conquest

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 20, 2004 7:26am PDT

A new version of the Galactic Conquest mod for BF1942 has been released, now at version 0.3. The new release adds a new map, several vehicles and a...


New Empires Release

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 11, 2004 9:29am PDT

A new version of the BF1942 RTS/FPS mod Empires has been released. The changelog can be found here and we have the mod mirrored on FileShack.


Trauma Studios Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 01, 2004 7:19am PST

New on HomeLAN Fed today is a Q&A with Frank DeLise of Trauma Studios, developer of the Desert Combat mod. In addition to working on DC, Trauma...


Battlefield 1942 Mac Bound

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 25, 2004 8:45am PST

This one is for all the Apple fans here on the Shack: Battlefield 1942 is coming to the Mac. Aspyr Media will be publishing the port, which will...


Eve of Destruction 0.31 Released

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 14, 2004 11:04am PST

The Eve of Destruction team have released a patch for their Battlefield 1942 mod, updating it to version 0.31. Linux and Windows server files are...


New Galactic Conquest

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 12, 2004 12:59pm PST

Version 0.2 of the Galactic Conquest mod for Battlefield 1942 has been released, sporting all kinds of new features and content. You can find a...