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Titanfall 2's next tech test coming in two days

By John Keefer, Aug 24, 2016 8:03am PDT

The team offers some details on what they learned from the first test as well.


"It's funny because people were complaining that one of the biggest issues in the test was the ..."

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Battlefield 1 Premium Pass found on Origin site

By John Keefer, Aug 24, 2016 7:17am PDT

Four expansions, early access and other goodies for $49.99.


Titanfall 2 game director on a slower-paced multiplayer

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 23, 2016 12:00pm PDT

Following our chat about the Titanfall 2 campaign, game director Steve Fukuda spoke to Shacknews about multiplayer, slowing down its pace, a fresh approach to map design, and keeping the online community alive.


"I wish you had asked pyide and wadmassi for questions. I really want titanfall to be good. I'm ..."

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Madden NFL 17 Review: Many Given Sundays

By Bryan Carr, Aug 22, 2016 9:00am PDT

Madden NFL 17 is still the gridiron you remember, but with some smart improvements that capture the drama of the real thing. Our review.


"There's a hilarious story I read years ago about the reaction of the NCAA's lawyers when they - ..."

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Titanfall 2 director discusses the campaign and telling a buddy story

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 18, 2016 12:00pm PDT

There are several questions surrounding Titanfall 2 and Respawn's first foray into a solo campaign. Shacknews recently spoke to game director Steve Fukuda about the game's story, building a relationship between man and machine, and trying to stand out from the FPS crowd.


Star Wars: Battlefront Death Star expansion will take players into space

By John Keefer, Aug 17, 2016 10:43am PDT

A new game mode is being introduced called Battle Station.


Titanfall 2 multiplayer preview: Seasoned Veterans

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 16, 2016 12:00pm PDT

Respawn is aiming for a more refined pilot experience with Titanfall 2's multiplayer, as Shacknews experienced earlier this month. We step into some new Titans to try out some of this Respawn sequel's new game modes.


"Cool, this sounds really awesome, shame about no PC tech preview, all well(I am getting it no ..."

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Battlefield 1 Open Beta kicks off at the end of August

By John Keefer, Aug 15, 2016 11:09am PDT

One map and two game modes will be available.


Star Wars: The Old Republic's The Battle for Odessen DLC out now

By John Keefer, Aug 11, 2016 11:32am PDT

This is the last DLC before the new expansion hits later this fall.


"And not a single fuck was given. I wanted to like the reboot of the game, but it just turned ..."

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Titanfall 2 single-player preview: Man and Machine

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2016 9:00am PDT

Titanfall as a multiplayer game is a known quantity, but Titanfall 2 will be Respawn's first attempt at a full-blown single-player campaign. Shacknews takes a first look at what this solo mode will entail.


"PS4 has a larger user base but Xbox has an established fan base for Titanfall already, so it's ..."

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Titanfall 2 devs adjusting matchmaking to learn from original's mistakes

By John Keefer, Aug 10, 2016 7:00am PDT

One thing that you won't have to do is buy maps as DLC any more.


"Definitely the game I'm looking most forward to. COD MW remake is probably 2nd. lol. "

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EA is setting conservative sales estimates for Battlefield 1

By David Craddock, Aug 03, 2016 1:38pm PDT

The publisher is betting on at or under 15 million copies sold, but has high expectations for Titanfall 2.


"I think with the shit show that BF4 was at release,and the fact that Battlefront is garbage,they ..."

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Digital sales carry EA to a successful first quarter of FY 2017

By David Craddock, Aug 02, 2016 2:50pm PDT

The publisher also saw a spike in EA Access subscribers and Battlefield players during the spring, but PC sales were down.


"I've never understood why retail partners would even care that much. The margins on new game ..."

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Battlefield 4: China Rising DLC now free for Xbox One

By John Keefer, Aug 02, 2016 8:13am PDT

It will be free on PlayStation 4 and PC later today.


Titanfall 2 server architecture detailed in latest behind-the-scenes video

By John Keefer, Jul 27, 2016 10:40am PDT

There will be Azure, clouds and bare metal datacenter boxes. Oh my.


"So where are the details? Are the different server types (Azure, AWS, bare-metal) just there for ..."

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