While the open beta for Visceral's cops versus robbers title Battlefield: Hardline is set to go live later this afternoon, our FPS fanatic Joab "Joaby" Gilroy had a chance to take on the chaotic nature ahead of the public release, and suffice to say his views on the game have definitely changed.
If you recall back in June of last year
Joab actually had a chance to try out the fast-paced action, but walked away feeling the title was playing it too safe. Fast-forward to today's preview and things have definitely changed, and for the better according to Joab.
Read on for his full hands-on preview
, and make sure you catch the open beta on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One and Xbox 360 this week.