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Best of 2018: From a warzone to video game development - how life taught A Way Out director Josef Fares to “fuck shit up”

BEST OF 2018: FROM A WARZONE TO VIDEO GAME DEVELOPMENT - HOW LIFE TAUGHT A WAY OUT DIRECTOR JOSEF FARES TO “FUCK SHIT UP”

It's been a wild year for VG247, so to celebrate we're going to be republishing some of our favourite work published in 2018 - opinion...

Sledgehammer Co-Founder Glen Schofield Is Leaving Activision

SLEDGEHAMMER CO-FOUNDER GLEN SCHOFIELD IS LEAVING ACTIVISION

One of the most important people in the Call of Duty franchise is leaving Activision. Glen Schofield announced on Twitter that, after...

 
 
 
Sledgehammer Founder And Dead Space Creator Leaves Activision

SLEDGEHAMMER FOUNDER AND DEAD SPACE CREATOR LEAVES ACTIVISION

Almost ten years ago, Glen Schofield surprised a lot of industry watchers and fans alike by announcing that he was leaving EA Visceral...

The Anthem closed alpha starts this week, BioWare pops off a new trailer to celebrate

THE ANTHEM CLOSED ALPHA STARTS THIS WEEK, BIOWARE POPS OFF A NEW TRAILER TO CELEBRATE

Anthem is still a few months away and it's just as well. I'm ready for the low key Smas h-filled holidays, not a massive MMO-adjacent...

 
 
 
The newly minted Epic Games Store will be giving away free games starting next week

THE NEWLY MINTED EPIC GAMES STORE WILL BE GIVING AWAY FREE GAMES STARTING NEXT WEEK

Low key hidden in The Game Award's many announcements was a tidbit that could end up being pretty big news once it gets ramped up:...

Anthem Game Awards 2018: BioWare is Correcting Destiny's Mistakes

ANTHEM GAME AWARDS 2018: BIOWARE IS CORRECTING DESTINY'S MISTAKES

BioWare's Anthem video game is EA's first new IP in a decade, but it's being compared to everything from Destiny to the studio's own...

 
 
 
Review: Command & Conquer: Rivals

REVIEW: COMMAND & CONQUER: RIVALS

A lot has happened since the debut of the Command and Conquer: Rivals teaser a couple of months ago. EA released a blog for the game....

Here's How to Join Anthem's Closed Alpha This December

HERE'S HOW TO JOIN ANTHEM'S CLOSED ALPHA THIS DECEMBER

Get your Javelins ready, because Anthem ‘s closed alpha is officially happening December 8-9, 2018 on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One,...

 
 
 
Anthem's closed alpha will be held next week

ANTHEM'S CLOSED ALPHA WILL BE HELD NEXT WEEK

EA and BioWare have announced that the first closed alpha test for its third-person co-op game Anthem will be held next weekend. On...

Anthem Closed Alpha Coming Early December, Signups Now

ANTHEM CLOSED ALPHA COMING EARLY DECEMBER, SIGNUPS NOW

In a day full of Anthem news, EA and Bioware have just a bit more to say. Starting in December, players have a chance to participate...

 
 
 
UK Sales Chart: Battlefield V Off to a Slow Start as FIFA 19 Runs to the Top

UK SALES CHART: BATTLEFIELD V OFF TO A SLOW START AS FIFA 19 RUNS TO THE TOP

The 2018 holiday shopping season officially began over the weekend, with Black Friday leading to heavy discounts on hardware and software....

The 26 best co-op games to play in 2018

THE 26 BEST CO-OP GAMES TO PLAY IN 2018

It's time for the best co-op games . Humanity is unlike any other species on Earth. Look around you - look at all we can do. I am typing...

 
 
 
Red Dead Redemption 2 Leads October Software Sales in Germany

RED DEAD REDEMPTION 2 LEADS OCTOBER SOFTWARE SALES IN GERMANY

While Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII came out on top in the US, Europe favored Red Dead Redemption 2 in October. As in Spain and France,...

The 50 best FPS games ever

THE 50 BEST FPS GAMES EVER

What are the best FPS games? It's a hotly debated topic, and one that, once the debate initiated, made the VG247 office erupt in an...

 
 
 
Star Wars Battlefront 2: Battle of Geonosis Trailer Reveals Obi-Wan Kenobi

STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT 2: BATTLE OF GEONOSIS TRAILER REVEALS OBI-WAN KENOBI

DICE's Star Wars Battlefront 2 will be receiving a new major update next week with Battle of Geonosis. We've been interested in this...

Battlefield V's War Stories Made Me Like a Military FPS Game

BATTLEFIELD V'S WAR STORIES MADE ME LIKE A MILITARY FPS GAME

As a gamer who prefers single player, narrative-driven experiences, multiplayer-focused titles don't have much appeal for me. This...

 
 
 
Battlefield 5 - Leveling Up Faster, And More About Combat Roles

BATTLEFIELD 5 - LEVELING UP FASTER, AND MORE ABOUT COMBAT ROLES

While Battlefield 5 has multiple progression systems built into it, the most important one is leveling up your classes. There are four...

Battlefield 5 - best weapons for Assault, Medic, Support, Recon

BATTLEFIELD 5 - BEST WEAPONS FOR ASSAULT, MEDIC, SUPPORT, RECON

A new Battlefield game means we have a host of fresh new weapons to chase after, each locked behind levels of progression across the...

 
 
 
Battlefield 5: how to track Assignments, Special Assignments, Mastery Assignments and rewards

BATTLEFIELD 5: HOW TO TRACK ASSIGNMENTS, SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS, MASTERY ASSIGNMENTS AND REWARDS

Assignments have been overhauled in Battlefield 5, but how they work, and how you can get more of them isn't always clear. As we explained...

Battlefield 5 - tips for new players and series veterans

BATTLEFIELD 5 - TIPS FOR NEW PLAYERS AND SERIES VETERANS

If you're just getting started in Battlefield 5, you may feel a little overwhelmed. Fortunately, we're here to help. Battlefield 5...