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Battlefield V promises a never-before-seen portrayal of World War 2

Hey Battlefield players, my name is Lars Gustavsson and I’m the Senior Producer on Battlefield V, which comes to PlayStation 4 this October. You may have heard by now that the next Battlefield experience takes place during World War 2. For those of you who have been with us from the start, you’ll know it’s a return to the era where it all began for the veteran series. Battlefield 1942 released more than a decade ago, and it was the realization of a dream from the original team and myself…

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Eurogamer 

Battlefield V has a Fortnite-style building tool, ditches the season pass and is out this October

After months of speculation and a few weeks of teases, EA has confirmed this year’s Battlefield is set in World War 2, with DICE returning to the theatre of war in which the series was first born. Battlefield V also sees the return of co-op to the series, with a dedicated mode for four players set in various scenarios that’s being pitched as a bridge between single-player and multiplayer for newer players. Combined Arms, as the mode is called, sees small squads pitched against various objectives in a spin on…

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Eurogamer 

Jagex is shutting down RuneScape Classic after 17 years

Jagex has announced that, after 17 years of operation, RuneScape Classic – the original version of its long-running fantasy MMO – will no longer be available to play on its servers from August 6th, 2018. RuneScape Classic is, essentially, a snapshot of RuneScape as it originally released in 2001. That initial version has seen two major revisions in the years since, as well as (slightly confusingly) the arrival of Old School RuneScape – a version of the game more or less as it was in 2007. As RuneScape has grown…

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PushSquare 

Battlefield V Leaves Season Pass and Pay-to-Win in the Trenches

EA just wrapped up Battlefield V’s awful reveal stream, which made last week’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 showcase look like a masterpiece. In truth, we’re not sure why the publisher decided to put this show on at all: it hired out a fancy set purely to put three awkward looking devs on stage for 30 minutes to talk about the new title. Gameplay is being saved until EA Play next month. So what did we learn? Well, as rumoured the game’s set during World War 2, and it’ll…

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TV Shows 

The Unsettling Reaction Emilia Clarke Had To Daenerys’ Last Scene

40 seconds ago There are fe shows on TV quite as popular as Game of Thrones. HBO’s award winning fantasy drama is the quintessential water cooler talk, with generations of fans tuning in to watch how the war for Westeros ends up. All will be revealed soon enough, as the upcoming eighth season of GoT will be the last. The pressure is on to deliver a satisfying conclusion for the beloved characters and setting, with fans particularly interested in who eventually ends up on the Iron Throne. One of the…

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PushSquare 

Review: Dark Souls Remastered (PS4)

We don’t need to remind you that Dark Souls is an excellent game, so we’re not going to sit here and reel off everything you already know about it. We’re just going to cut right to the chase and give you the information you’re looking for. Blight Town is no longer, er, blighted by poor framerate issues. The whole experience now runs at a super smooth 60 frames-per-second no matter what gets thrown at you (both literally and metaphorically). In our 30 or so hours with the remaster, we didn’t notice…

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TV Shows 

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Co-Creator Talks Changes Planned For Move To NBC

48 minutes ago When Brooklyn Nine-Nine returns for Season 6, the cop comedy will be on a different network and will run for roughly half its usual episode count. Those are not the only changes in store for the comedy as it transitions from Fox to NBC. Due to the shortened and delayed upcoming run, it stands to reason that Season 6 will not premiere until the midseason, meaning fans may have to wait until January for the show to return. Which means no episodes around Halloween… Season 6’s earliest…

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Eurogamer 

Sea of Thieves’ latest update sets the stage for next week’s big content expansion

Sea of Thieves’ weekly update is now live, adding a range of new features and quality of life improvements. However, its most exciting inclusions aren’t in the latest patch notes, but take the form of some teasing and stage-setting in advance of next week’s big Hungering Deep content expansion. The Hungering Deep is the first of six major content expansions planned for Sea of Thieves this year, and is described as a “medium-sized” update in comparison those coming later. It introduces, among other things, new items, new rewards, and a…

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TV Shows 

Arrow Season 7 Is Bringing In Two New Characters, And One Will Be Bad For Team Arrow

1 hour ago Fresh on the heels of Stephen Amell‘s tease that Season 7 of Arrow would be using a new storytelling technique, it has been revealed two new characters are heading to Star City later this year. One of them sounds like he could be a tech-savvy asset, and possibly even a future member of Team Arrow. The other? Let’s just say she’s not a fan of vigilantes calling themselves heroes. That sounds like bad news for Team Arrow, which will hopefully be able to bear such a threat…

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