Star Wars Battlefront will not have a server browser. EA community manager Sledgehammer 70 posted the news on the Star Wars Battlefront subreddit, saying that Battlefront will “utilize a new skill based matchmaking system” instead.
The thread is full of disappointed players. The Battlefield games, and most shooters worth their salt, give players the option to join servers of their choosing. Server browsers give you greater control over the maps and modes you want to play, and can offer communities stable spots where they can meet and compete. The alternative, matchmaking, is a good way to quickly jump into a game, but is less likely to foster a community that will [...]
Microsoft and 343 Studios have released the Halo 5: Guardians opening cinematic.
Launching this fall exclusively on Xbox One, Halo 5: Guardians continues the story of the Master Chief, and introduces a brand new central character to the Halo universe – Spartan Locke (as seen in the live action series “Halo: Nightfall”). Peace is shattered when colony worlds are unexpectedly attacked. And when humanity’s greatest hero goes missing, Spartan Locke is tasked with hunting the Master Chief and solving a mystery that threatens the entire galaxy.
Play as the Master Chief and Spartan Locke as the hunt plays out across three new worlds. Choose how to achieve objectives while [...]
Microsoft knows how to tug on heartstrings. As if it wasn’t enough to bring the classic Xbox 360 shooter Gears of War back for a graphically updated Ultimate Edition, we’re now also being treated to a throwback trailer for the new / old game as well. It features the melancholy tune of Gary Jules’ “Mad World,” which made the original 2006 Gears of War trailer highly memorable and helped establish a somber style that’s been widely copied in the years after. But there’s only one Marcus Fenix and only one original Gears of War tale, and both of those are making a comeback, to Xbox One and PC, next week.
Tesco’s latest £99 Windows 10 slate looks like an absolute bargain, joining the rest of the supermarket’s Hudl range, and the budget tablet could also be the perfect accessory to go alongside your Xbox One this year, with Microsoft’s latest OS making it possible to stream games straight from your Xbox One to any Windows 10 gadget. With that in mind we take a look at some of the best and most affordable Windows slates out there, as they could also double as the perfect gaming handhelds around the house.
Tesco Windows Connect
Let’s start off with Tesco’s latest tablet – it already packs in Windows 10 for starters, which means [...]