Something Old, Something New
HIGH Basking in the beautiful and surprisingly alive stadiums.
LOW The feeling you’ve done this before. Many times.
WTF Baserunning is still a disaster.
Welcome to This Is Not A Review. In these articles we discuss general impressions, ideas and thoughts on any given game, but as the title implies, it’s not a review. Instead, it’s an exercise in offering a quick recommendation (or dismissal) after spending enough time to grasp the ideas and gameplay of a thing without necessarily playing it from A to Z.
The subject of this installment: Battlefield 1‘s DLC, They Shall Not Pass. Developed by DICE and published by Electronic Arts, it’s available on PS4, XBOX ONE, and PC. The code used for this article was part of a Premium Pass provided by the publisher.
HIGH The thrill of watching the kill-count rack up over a thousand.
LOW Roaming endlessly through nondescript maps and menus.
WTF Picking off enemies running alongside you… to nowhere.
HIGH The satisfaction of wiping out a whole pack of raiders via tactical genius.
LOW Scroll, scroll and scroll again through disconnected menus.
WTF Continuously shooting wide of enemies, even at close range.