Visceral Games' upcoming addition to the Battlefield franchise hasn't exactly had the best track record when it comes to public attention. Luckily, AusGamers had a chance to check out the single-player of Hardline to find out what to expect on your solo journey, and it definitely surprised us.
One of the major complaints outside of expected bugs and crashes during the game's early beta was that the world never really felt "right" with the cops vs robbers style of play.
Our own Nathan "nachosjustic" Lawrence was given the opportunity to go undercover and scope out just what to expect from the game's very explosive single-player action. While it may not be the typical Battlefield experience we've come to love over the years, it definitely shows that the franchise is still able to produce a unique take on the shooter genre.
From what I experienced, vehicles and epic explosions take a back seat to satisfying gunplay and memorable characterisation. It’s a different take on what has been experienced in the Battlefield franchise before, but as far as that applies to single-player, that’s a very good thing.
Check out Nathan's full Battlefield: Hardline preview for more
on the single-player.