and first-person shooters now have one more thing in common besides both being
things beginning with the letter 'f.' Electronic Arts has announced a
Battlefield 3-themed reality show featuring NFL athletes Drew Brees (New
Orleans Saints), Clay Matthews (Green Bay Packers), Larry Fitzgerald (Arizona
Cardinals), and Jared Allen (Minnesota Vikings). Titled Battlefield 3:
Operation Gridiron, the show will follow the football men of war through combat
training before they’re challenged with completing a simulated operation based
on scenarios in Battlefield 3…
3’s still looking great. Today, Electronic Arts released a batch of new
screenshots ripped from the singleplayer campaign to show off DICE’s Frostbite
2 engine. Check them out and admire those graphics in our screenshot gallery!...
official Battlefield 3 Vault for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 is now
available to pre-order. Like the recently released Gears of War 3 Vault, the Battlefield-themed case is designed to
protect your console from the ravages of everyday gaming and claims to improve
cooling by increasing airflow to your system…
new Battlefield trailer is a minute well spent for anyone with an interest in
the real-time destruction physics of the game's Frostbite 2 engine. Or, to put
it another way, here's footage of lots of buildings within Battlefield 3
getting blown all to hell and looking suitably chaotic in the process. Enjoy...
latest promotion for Battlefield 3 pits fans against each other for the chance
to play the game ahead of launch in their city by voting to “demand” it. Working
in conjunction with Hollywood's Relativity Media and event-promo site Eventful,
EA will also offer Battlefield fans from the winning city an exclusive preview
of the feature film, Act of Valor. Here’s the first teaser for that movie…
With Battlefield 3's open beta now over with, DICE has shared a few stats from
the public playtest. Over 8 million players previewed the game's Metro map, and
EA has preorders for the final game already exceeding 2 million. DICE puts a
few of the bigger numbers into context: did you know that the number of people
stabbed to death in the beta is equivalent to the population of Shanghai? What
a morbid thought...
Things are about to get competitive. In just one week, EA and DICE fire the first shot in their new war against Call of Duty with Battlefield 3, which is looking to match the FPS mega-franchise not just in terms of singleplayer content, but multiplayer as well. In this new trailer, DICE shows off some action-packed competitive matches across the game's many maps, including Back to Karkand, which is available for free to anyone that pre-ordered the game...
Rapper DeStorm and filmmaker Tom Antos
have a very important message for would-be campers in Battlefield 3:
don't even try it. Also, stop being such a damn wuss. To be clear,
these are their words, not ours--and whether you view camping as a
tactical strategy or a cheap way to rack up kills, there's no arguing
Antos' Campers Be Warned videos is one of the most well produced (if
not catchiest) fan flicks floating around right now...
It's T-minus 4 days until the
Battlefield 3 hype ends and the actual game time begins. That's 96
more hours for EA and Dice to convince shooter fans of the intensely
epic wartime adventure that awaits them next Tuesday, beginning with
the release of BF3's official launch trailer. Warning: minds may be
enough to be ripping open a copy of Battlefield 3 today have reported a tease
for a possible new title in another popular EA franchise. Having the whole
reverse side of the game's Online Pass to fill with something, the company's
decided that it might as well remind you that there's a franchise called Medal
of Honor and that you can find out more about that game online. Now why would
it go and do that?