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Tanks, Zeppelins, Bayonets. New Battlefield 1 Trailer Has It All
“Dig deep, boys!”
One of the few bits of dialogue in the recent “Battlefield 1” gameplay trailer, it’s also a good piece of advice for gamers anxiously awaiting Electronic Arts’ highly anticipated World War I first-person shooter.
The latest trailer, which was posted on June 12, focuses on the gameplay, which looks incredible. The trailer features tanks, biplanes, artillery, zeppelins bristling with turrets, and even a clip of an ill-fated cavalry charge against an armored train. You can see men running through trenches, dilapidated and burning buildings as they fire trench shotguns and early submachine guns. At one point, a guy gets skewered during a bayonet charge.
Unlike many tactical first-person shooters, this newest addition to the Battlefield franchise is the first to be set during World War I. As such, the game designers seem to be putting a premium on intense close-quarters combat in a massive war zone, where a brutal battle can be disrupted by clouds of mustard gas, or a flaming airship falling from the sky before exploding on impact.
“Battlefield 1” is set to release later this year, but in the meantime, check out the gameplay trailer and get amped up for what’s in store.
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A tentative plan to build 20 miles of extra border wall in Arizona, on top of the already approved 100-plus miles, was put on hold Monday by the Pentagon.
Federal officials hoped to build the extra 20 miles of wall in the Border Patrol's Tucson and Yuma sectors. The Army Corps of Engineers said late last month that funds would come from other wall contracts that might cost less than expected. But those savings did not materialize, according to documents filed Monday in federal court in Washington, D.C.
Iran's top diplomat threatened an "all-out war" Thursday with the U.S. or Saudi Arabia if either country launches a retaliatory strike over a drone and missile attack on oil reserves that sent energy prices soaring.
Tehran's tough-talking foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, threw the gauntlet down, promising a battle that would go on "to the last American soldier."
Former Army EOD tech gets 5 years probation for trying to sell guns and explosives to buyers in Mexico
After a pair of Army explosive ordnance disposal technicians were indicted on federal charges for attempting to sell weapons and explosives to smugglers headed to Mexico, one of the two men involved has been sentenced after taking a plea deal, according to court documents filed on Wednesday.
JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labor in the fields, officials said on Thursday.
The attack on Wednesday night also injured 40 people after accidentally targeting farmers and laborers who had just finished collecting pine nuts at mountainous Wazir Tangi in eastern Nangarhar province, three Afghan officials told Reuters.
"The workers had lit a bonfire and were sitting together when a drone targeted them," tribal elder Malik Rahat Gul told Reuters by telephone from Wazir Tangi.