Is This Gameloft's Team Fortress 2 or Battlefield Heroes?

Can't it be both? Coming soon to iOS and Android, Blitz Brigade is a team-based online multiplayer shooter. It's set during World War II (can't you tell?) and features vehicular combat, five character classes, single-player challenges and trailer music that sounds like it's being performed by a Team Fortress 2 cover… » 1/29/13 10:55am 1/29/13 10:55am

EA's Next Battle Plan: More Battlefield 3, More Military Shooters,…

There is plenty of room in our gaming lives for more Battlefield 3, more Bad Company and many more military first-person shooters from EA, the giant game publisher's number two boss told Kotaku this week. » 2/09/12 10:00am 2/09/12 10:00am

Chinese TF2 Knockoff Drafts Tomb Raider Alum to Vouch for It

Ahem. Well, back in July, we were introduced to Final Combat, China's homage to ripoff of Team Fortress 2. The game won't have a western release, but for any Chinese who managed to defeat the Baidu censorship and learn of the game's true origins, we have Troy Horton, formerly of the Tomb Raider series, to vouch for… » 9/28/11 8:30pm 9/28/11 8:30pm

If Anything Can Get Me To Play Battlefield Heroes, It's Magic

I will play any game that pits the forces of magic against (relatively) modern military forces. Battlefield Heroes gets wizards today. I approve. » 7/20/11 3:40pm 7/20/11 3:40pm

China's Team Fortress 2 Rip-off Sexes Up 'Meet The Sniper'

Chinese shooter Final Combat, an unsubtle, shameless swipe of two other free-to-play games—Valve's Team Fortress 2 and EA's Battlefield Heroes—has a new playable class it would like to introduce: the Sniper. The sexy, short-skirted, probably-does-not-urinate-in-jars Sniper. » 7/19/11 8:00pm 7/19/11 8:00pm

China's TF2 Rip-Off Also Loves Battlefield Heroes

So Final Combat, China's seemingly shameless rip-off of Team Fortress 2, isn't as shameless as we first thought. I mean, it's not entirely lifting content from Valve's shooter. It's lifting it from EA's Battlefield Heroes as well! » 7/15/11 6:30am 7/15/11 6:30am

Lulzsec Hackers Call It Quits

Whether planned retirement (or, more likely, hounded into disbanding), Lulzsec, the unlovable clowns behind hack operations against BioWare, Sony, Nintendo, EVE Online and Minecraft, ended its brief reign of semi-terror today with its final dump of stolen data, highlighted by 550,000 user names and passwords for the … » 6/26/11 3:00pm 6/26/11 3:00pm

Dead Space Mixes It Up With Battlefield Heroes

EA's free-to-play online Battlefield Heroes game is filled with players running about in ridiculous outfits they've cobbled together out of scraps. Nothing a healthy injection of Dead Space 2 shouldn't cure. » 1/11/11 1:00pm 1/11/11 1:00pm

EA Realising In-Game Ads Maybe Aren't The Best Thing Ever

A few years back, it seemed in-game advertising was going to ruin everything. That...hasn't really happened, with EA saying that the business has been eclipsed by one more lucrative for publishers. » 12/22/10 12:30am 12/22/10 12:30am

The PC's Best Free Games Right Now

Most of the very best games on the PC need you to cough up at least a little cash, but if you absolutely must game for nothing, then let us show you how it's done. » 11/12/10 10:20am 11/12/10 10:20am

Jetpacks Let You Jump All Over Battlefield Heroes' New Map

Battlefield Heroes, the zany, free-to-play combat game from EA DICE has a new map, a new game mode to play on it, and jet packs to get you around it. » 4/19/10 10:30pm 4/19/10 10:30pm

EA: We Will Not Charge For "Traditionally Free Game Demos"

Electronic Arts tells Kotaku that while they're exploring different downloadable game strategies, they do not plan to charge gamers for "traditionally free game demos." » 3/22/10 5:40pm 3/22/10 5:40pm

The Great Battlefield Crossover Experiment

With public interest in free-to-play shooter Battlefield Heroes at critical levels following EA's controversial changes to the game's pay structure, the publisher is trying to light a fire under the game with a Battlefield Bad Company crossover. » 3/16/10 7:00am 3/16/10 7:00am

Battlefield Heroes Recruits Vampires & Werewolves After The Twilight

When night falls in the free-to-play shooter Battlefield Heroes, out come the creatures of the night with the addition of new vampires and werewolves to the web-based multiplayer shooter. » 1/29/10 3:40pm 1/29/10 3:40pm

Would You Be A Pepper For EA DLC?

Starting this week, specially marked 20 ounce bottles of Dr Pepper will contain codes good towards exclusive downloadable content for popular EA games, including The Sims 3, Spore, and Mass Effect 2. » 1/08/10 10:40am 1/08/10 10:40am

I predict we're going to all be completely sick of Dr Pepper by the time this promotion ends.

Battlefield Heroes Population Swells To 3 Million

Despite strong opposition to some of the more recent changes to the game, EA's free-to-play online shooter Battlefield Heroes continues to draw new players in droves, with a new map released today to celebrate surpassing three million registered players. » 12/16/09 10:40am 12/16/09 10:40am

Battlefield Heroes Is Practically Ruined

As a regular player of the game, I've had some kind things to say about Battlefield Heroes. As an online game, however, things can change at the drop of a hat. And EA just dropped the hat. » 12/02/09 1:30am 12/02/09 1:30am