Friday Fun: Battlefield Heroes

If you’ve played any of the Battlefield series of computer or console games over the last 6-7 years and you have a Windows machine, you should check this out – they’ve launched a free, web-based version of Battlefield 1942 with cell shaded graphics that seem to be inspired by Team Fortress 2, a levelup system that sees you getting access to better weapons and abilities as you play, and an engine that can run on even the lowliest of machines. It’s a lot simpler than any of the other Battlefield games but it’s fun and free. Their business model is to try and upsell folks on buying chotkes for their characters. I wish them well, meanwhile I’m having a pretty good time with this without yet spending a dime. You can sign up here, and here’s a video to give you a sense of it:

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