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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - first look

After publisher Electronic Arts wowed us with their military tank ice sculpture at their GDC 2009 event last week, we were given a sneak peek of exclusive single-player footage from developer DICE’s upcoming sequel, Battlefield: Bad Company 2. Building on the first game, Bad Company 2 promises more intense combat, more destruction, and more serious gameplay.

 

The demo opened with a snowy landscape that was bright and vibrant. Though Bad Company 2 runs on the same Frostbite engine as the first game, its graphics definitely look much sharper and more realistic. We watched as the first-person view of the single player mode led a small squad from target to target to fight the Russians. Once the enemies were encountered, things started to really heat up.

We saw rockets take down entire walls and a brilliantly explosive airstrike demolish soldiers and surrounding structures. The battle then led to a fast-paced vehicle chase, where the player had to shoot the enemy vehicle from his own. After taking down a couple of jeeps, an armed helicopter took over and started gunning the player down.

 

Unfortunately, EA won’t release this footage to the public eye yet (they won’t even show multiplayer until E3 this summer), but senior producer Patrick Bach announced that Battlefield: Bad Company 2 will have more weapons and gadgets to use and more vehicles with better physics and control. But for now, EA has released its first announcement video for Battlefield: Bad Company 2 for your anxious eyes to lock onto. Check it out below.

Mar 31, 2009

14 comments

  • Drumdoctor - September 25, 2009 12:41 a.m.

    I definitely want this game, If it's rated T I'm just going out and buying it. But Is it worth getting the first one just to experience the story, since it's only 20 bucks I'm not sure wether to get it or not.
  • Freddy - September 15, 2009 11:21 p.m.

    The trailer is sweet. Looks promising.
  • k1ll8saurav - August 27, 2009 11:03 p.m.

    I can't wait for this game to come out. It's like CoD4 and BF:BC combined!! I can't wait!!
  • motogp - July 4, 2009 1:33 a.m.

    The trailer looks like the ending of 300 ;p The game looks good enough but its a pity that the game isnt coming on PC. Or is it?
  • AB17568 - May 4, 2009 7:27 a.m.

    I Cant Wait For This Game... I Dont Know If Im Going To Get It Though, Alot Of Good Games Are Comming Out Out At The Same Time: Modern Warfare 2 And MAG
  • Grenade - March 31, 2009 11:12 p.m.

    That's the best trailer ever.
  • crazyhogg - March 31, 2009 10:41 p.m.

    dang, never mind :P
  • Morning Ninja - March 31, 2009 10:38 p.m.

    Why more realistic? It's less fun!
  • CRYPTONiC - May 23, 2009 5:47 p.m.

    well this is added to my wishlist along with COD modern warfare 2 and asassin's creed 2
  • HolyHandGrenade - March 31, 2009 10:55 p.m.

    First Battlefield: BC was awesome. It looks like EA is trying to make this one more realistic and mature. Listen to me now, EA: DO NOT WANT.
  • thor0997 - March 31, 2009 10:40 p.m.

    Even though the first one was too open for some I really liked it. This one seems even better>
  • crazyhogg - March 31, 2009 10:40 p.m.

    awesome!! cant wait and first!
  • Mittenz - March 31, 2009 10:39 p.m.

    ...
  • Mittenz - March 31, 2009 10:38 p.m.

    Looks alright but I wasnt exactly impressed with the first. SPEAKING OF WHICH FIRST

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