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Discussion in 'Gaming and Software' started by Palahniuk, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. Palahniuk
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    So, not Bad Company 3, but Battlefield 3. A tad confusing but, nonetheless, this rather glorious looking gameplay trailer makes up for it:

    YouTube - Battlefield 3: Official Fault Line Gameplay Trailer

    I loved BC2, the multiplayer was great and although sometimes frustratingly slow-paced - it had a great dynamic feel to it and it certainly felt like there were more serious or good-natured casual gamers on it, rather than squeaking, glitching and annoying 15 year olds that you may find on MW2. (The single player was tosh, though)

    This certainly looks like a step-up. And it even looks like Medal Of Honor's 'Realism' could be out-classed.

    My only gripe, and this is a general swipe at the FPS genre, is that I fear I might start to get a bit bored, no matter how technically great a game may be, of the set out, corridor gameplay that is systematic with most single player campaigns. I would hope the 'next-gen' FPS start to branch out a little - Not exactly open-worlded, more like what Operation: Flashpoint Dragon Rising tried to do, but failed rather spectacularly.

    In any case, certainly looks like a winner and I'll be following this closely.
    2011 looks like it's going to be a damn expensive year, and I thought last year was bad...
  2. Ritch
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    I'm not a fan of the Bad Company games. For me, their multiplayer was just way off the Run 'n' Gun of what I love of Modern Warfare 2.

    I played Battlefield 2 when I had the PS2, and I thought the campaign was okay. Mind you, I was only a kid and I think I would have been happy even with a potato gun.

    I might try Battlefield 3. After seeing a trailer a couple of weeks ago, I think it looks amazing, but I'll definitely rent it first.

    Depending on what games are like, I feel too, that 2011 will be an expensive year. What with Homefront, Ace Combat: Assault Horizon and now Battlefield 3.
  3. Palahniuk
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    Yep, along with: Mortal Kombat, Duke Nukem, Deus Ex, L.A Noire, Skyrim, Mass Effect 3, Arkham City, Flashpoint: Red River (Which I'm hoping will cure the Dragon Rising), Gears Of War 3, Uncharted 3.

    And no doubt a fair few of them releasing on the same day, cashing in on the 11/11/11. I think I better start saving now.
  4. Ritch
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    Seeing as its my birthday on that day, I shall reap cash from everyone and decide what to blow it on! =-D
  5. BrunoNoMedals
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    And once we get Battlefield 3, we can expect an updated Project Reality!
  6. instinct
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    Havn't you heard they have gone with Arma 2?
  7. BrunoNoMedals
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    They've been working on the Arma2 version for ages, but they also told me they were planning a BF3 release as well. That, or I completely misunderstood.

    Sent from my X10i, probably from the loo, using Tapatalk.
  8. Harry_Monk
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    I always thought that but my opinions took a slight stumble last night when I was on a server full of 'epeen fueled', 'gobby' little tw@ts. First time I have come across it to that extent in BC2, lets hope it wasn't a sign of things to come.
  9. Ritch
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  10. cpt.ic3man
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    Battlefield 3 is going 2 b huge. Isnt there going b jet fighters on the online mode.
  11. The_Seagull
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    Is it going to be, for want of a better term, a console version of BF2?

    I loved BF2 on the PC but was massively disappointed by the Bad Company and the recent MOH multiplayer.
  12. beaty1961
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    I actually enjoyed Bad Company 2 - and moreso BC2: Vietnam - as long as you recognised what they were: a compromise designed to encourage Call of Duty fans to join the 'Battlefield' franchise!

    But in any case BC2 was just a stop-gap fixture until the REAL game came out - Battlefield 3!

    The only real disappointment will be - unlike recent ArmA add-ons - we won't be able to specifically play British troops and have to make do with playing either 'NATO' or 'MEC' (Anyone play the BF2 add-on 'Euro Force'? - I get the feeling the make up of the NATO force will be something like that with different nationalities playing the different classes....Maybe!).

    Sadly, from what I have seen of teh single player teasers the SP game seems to be almost wholly American in it's story line. :(

    Still - I can't wait to get back into those huge maps again can you? BC2 was OK, but it did restrict flanking and there were some serious bottlenecks on some of the maps. I used to enjoy tearing about on the big BF2 maps and getting behind the enemy.

    On the down side BF3 will see the return of jets. :(

    I haven't missed those tw*ts one bit! Unless they have added appropriate shoulder fired AA missles and more powerful AA guns to the game.

    BTW - are any of you guys in any of the gaming clans? Would be great to get together on a server at some point!
  13. FourEM
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    Theres threads with most of the Arrse gamers on kicking about depending on which platform your using
  14. Ritch
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    'Thunder Run' gameplay from Battlefield 3. Shown at E3 last week.

    [video=youtube;9UwOrl036_A]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UwOrl036_A[/video]

    Personally, I think I'll rent this, as although the campaign looks fantastic, I'm not a big fan of their multiplayers.
  15. FourEM
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    That cos you cant fink tactically like :-D
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