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E3 2010: Battlefield: Bad Company 2 heads to Vietnam

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Hot on the heels of the announcement that Medal of Honor is getting an open multiplayer beta beginning later this week, publisher EA hit us with another surprise: Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is getting a DLC expansion pack this winter, and it'll apparently be a followup to the underrated Battlefield: Vietnam.

We haven't seen anything so far other than a brief teaser trailer, which opened with Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Fortunate Son," accompanied by this somewhat idyllic vista:

The little speck in the middle there quickly revealed itself to be a helicopter, which flew over and faded into the title splash. We then got to see what the helicopter was flying toward:


Above: Oh, that looks ominous

Then came a closing teaser screen accompanied by a taunt from Hanoi Hannah, the North Vietnamese radio propagandist whose ominous recorded lines practically made her the narrator of 2004's Battlefield: Vietnam.

So it seems to be a spritual sequel, at least. With any luck, we'll see more of it on the show floor in the next few days.

Jun 14, 2010

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13 comments

  • mtsflyingmonkey77 - June 14, 2010 10:05 p.m.

    That does indeed look ominous
  • Evil_AppleJuice - June 14, 2010 10:11 p.m.

    I loved the original Battlefield:Vietnam. Though I don't have either Bad Company, I'm thinkin ill pick this one up.
  • GREmLiN324 - June 14, 2010 10:33 p.m.

    I never understood what was wrong with vietnam, i thought it was good
  • GREmLiN324 - June 14, 2010 10:34 p.m.

    battlefield vietnam*
  • Ridgley - June 14, 2010 10:38 p.m.

    I love Battlefield and I love the Vietnam War. PERFECT!
  • n00b - June 14, 2010 11:06 p.m.

    coming out this winter... hmm mysteriously close to cod black ops. coincidence?
  • superrey19 - June 14, 2010 11:10 p.m.

    nice way to keep me hooked on BC2
  • Ruvalc - June 14, 2010 11:10 p.m.

    i need to get this game!!!
  • CandiedJester - June 14, 2010 11:10 p.m.

    I WANT THIS. But I don't have Battlefield 2. Dilemmas..>: I wish it was just a whole new game, dammit. ><;
  • ScruffMoney - June 14, 2010 11:27 p.m.

    This is curious, they already did a Battlefield Vietnam and it was met with less than stellar sales numbers. Should be interesting.
  • chainsawninja600 - June 15, 2010 1:32 a.m.

    I loved BF Vietnam so this is like a dream come true for, I am really looking forward to this.
  • someone3225 - June 15, 2010 6:12 a.m.

    this will be awesome itll be bad company 2 graphics vietnam style... this shall be very interesting
  • DustyRooster - June 15, 2010 4:13 p.m.

    Is this a single player or multi player only thing? I play more single player games, and this looks really cool.

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