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  • Summary: Run your crew as detective Nick Mendoza in an episodic crime drama single player campaign or as cops and criminals in rapid Battlefield multi-player. You will be on one side of the thin blue line or the other. Assume control using new tactics to gather intelligence, obtain warrants andRun your crew as detective Nick Mendoza in an episodic crime drama single player campaign or as cops and criminals in rapid Battlefield multi-player. You will be on one side of the thin blue line or the other. Assume control using new tactics to gather intelligence, obtain warrants and takedown with non-lethal force to effectuate the arrests. Take the cash in a new battlefield playground. New maps and gadgets alter the way you play the game. Utilize grappling hooks and zip-lines to scale city buildings and fly across the city with the cheddar. No matter the strategy, teamwork is key to winning the turf war. Sate your need for speed in new action-packed modes. Hop in exotic muscle cars, sleek crotch rockets or even give your whole crew a lift in transports or armored trucks. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 27
  2. Negative: 0 out of 27
  1. Mar 19, 2015
    90
    Battlefield Hardline is a two-pronged success, with a killer cops-and-robbers story backed by a speedy take on competitive play.
  2. Mar 19, 2015
    80
    Battlefield: Hardline may seem like simply an expansion to the fourth entry in the game, but after diving in I enjoy it a lot more than the previous effort. The campaign is a breath of fresh air, and the multiplayer adds enough to make it stand out.
  3. Mar 23, 2015
    80
    On the multiplayer side, Hardline provides a solid and very compelling, even if highly BF4-like, experience, with some very entertaining new modes; the single player campaign resulted in a satisfying experience too, but we would have liked proper, full-blown stealth gameplay, rather than the unconvincing mix Visceral presented us.
  4. Mar 16, 2015
    70
    The simplicity of the campaign's stealth gameplay and the enemies' readiness to submit at the sound of "Freeze!" is comical, though the silliness was not likely Visceral's intention.
  5. Mar 25, 2015
    70
    Unless you have friends to play online with right away, wait for a price drop before pinning on your police badge or slipping into a ski mask. Hardline is good but it's not exactly a necessity.
  6. Mar 19, 2015
    69
    Battlefield Hardline's new gameplay mechanics don't work all the time. This game developed by Visceral Games is generic and pretty forgettable, but if you enjoy competitive multiplayer, you should try it.
  7. Mar 16, 2015
    60
    Battlefield Hardline feels like a valiant attempt from Visceral and EA, but the gritty crime drama that they're aiming for comes out as an underwhelming effort. Multiplayer offers some fun moments, but it doesn't do enough with the concept to feel like a major leap in the world of first-person shooters. Meanwhile, the campaign feels bogged down under the weight of silly cliches and doesn't offer enough of a tactical, strategic cop experience.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 40 out of 103
  2. Negative: 29 out of 103
  1. Mar 18, 2015
    10
    This is a great example of taking a core set of game mechanics and breaking a mold that has become stale. Being able to play a cops/criminalsThis is a great example of taking a core set of game mechanics and breaking a mold that has become stale. Being able to play a cops/criminals themed game of this caliber has been refreshing. The graphics are the best I have seen in any of the modern FPS. The single player is brilliant and feels like you are in a movie. The multiplayer is what you expect from a company that has been at this for so long. The release was flawless without any of the issues seen in the previous 2 releases. The mechanics are solid, responsive, and lightning fast. Overall, this is the best Battlefield to date and I have played them all. Expand
  2. Mar 17, 2015
    9
    This is a game that is more along the line of bad company 2 than battlefield 4. If you enjoyed the smaller maps of bad company with theThis is a game that is more along the line of bad company 2 than battlefield 4. If you enjoyed the smaller maps of bad company with the objective based play of rush in bad company 2 than hardline is exactly what you have been waiting for. It is unfair to compare to battlefield 4 because it is not battlefield 5 Expand
  3. Mar 18, 2015
    8
    Single player is a little hit or miss. Multi-player is fantastic. I've played fps's since 2005 and this is fun. If you want a deep singleSingle player is a little hit or miss. Multi-player is fantastic. I've played fps's since 2005 and this is fun. If you want a deep single player campaign with replay ability then I would look elsewhere. If you want fast gameplay, clean shooting, awesome team work capabilities, then give this game a shot. Almost all of the reviews say the multiplayer side is great. Heck, check youtube. Some of the most respected battlefield community members are saying the multiplayer is great. It's not battlefield 5 so quit comparing it to 4. It's a new franchise basically that takes the best of infantry combat from battlefield and amps it up. If you loved bf3 close quarters this is awesome. Expand
  4. Apr 18, 2015
    7
    Hardline improves the campaign weak-link that has been a part of the more traditional Battlefield titles as of late. This version of BF alsoHardline improves the campaign weak-link that has been a part of the more traditional Battlefield titles as of late. This version of BF also brings more accessibility than that of previous games, where customizations and loadouts can become extremely complicated and cumbersome from within a match (and near-impossible to do between matches). The only major problem here is that Hardline never really stretches the franchise in new directions. It feels like Visceral used the same formula as Halo and placed its gametypes all on the same maps without any real augmentation that could keep things fresh. I still haven't done everything possible on Hardline, and while it is a good game at its core it will struggle to recapture the scope and excellence of the past couple Battlefield titles. It's also hard to focus on Hardline when DICE and EA are nearing the release of Star Wars: Battlefront, which is panning out to be Battlefield with a heavy creative hand, and that makes Hardline sound less appealing. Expand
  5. May 14, 2015
    6
    Multiplayer is fun, but limited. Singleplayer is a joke but the production value is high. Not as great as Battlefield 4, but worth the timeMultiplayer is fun, but limited. Singleplayer is a joke but the production value is high. Not as great as Battlefield 4, but worth the time for a Battlefield fan. Stay away from the story mode. Expand
  6. Jul 1, 2021
    4
    EN:
    Pretty bad, the main story is even solid, but MP is criminally bad. The game acts as a Frankenstein BF and CoD...
    SRP: Prilično loše,
    EN:
    Pretty bad, the main story is even solid, but MP is criminally bad. The game acts as a Frankenstein BF and CoD...

    SRP:
    Prilično loše, main story je čak i solidan, ali je MP kriminalno loš. Igra deluje kao frankeštajn BF i CoD...
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  7. Nov 19, 2021
    0
    Absolute dumpster fire and an Insult to every BF-Veteran. Still better than 2042 tho. DONT BUY!

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