Excerpt: After a disappointing (by some) but loved (by others) Battlefield 2, DICE wanted to “make up for something”. This time we’re taken to the year 2142 where a new ice age has started and the most powerful alliances (no Americans but this time we get Asians and Europeans) are conducting heavy battles...
Conclusion: Kingdom Elemental is a modest game with a modest goal of providing some old-fashioned gaming goodness. All things considered, it meets that goal even if it sometimes comes across as a down payment on a grander game still in the works.
Pros: Easy to learn; amusing sense of humor; challenging levels.
Cons: Combat becomes a grind; no multiplayer; needs more depth.
Conclusion: Rampaging counter-measures aside; Battlefield 2142 is the latest and greatest release in the series and is well worth every pound/dollar/euro. The fact that it’s online only helps it keep an active community with plenty of rewards and opportunities to scream a boastful war cry for.
Excerpt: With Battlefield 2142 coming hot on the heels of last year's Battlefield 2, there are bound to be questions on how genuinely new this game actually is. Battlefield 2 was an all around top title when it was released in June of 2005. It erased the memories of the last Battlefield: Vietnam game.
Excerpt: As ice begins to overrun the earth approaching from the north and the south plunging us into chaos as we fight for each scrap of land, I just want to say... thank God I am in Texas; I am closer to the equator. Battlefield 2142 takes place in, well you guessed it, 2142 as another ice age closes in.
Excerpt: I have a sad confession to make about all Battlefield games: I'm terrible at them. The strange thing is that, although my persistent failure is as disheartening as being repeatedly beaten with the butt of a rifle while someone shouts " You're useless Devlin ," I keep coming back for more.
Excerpt: Battlefield 2142 is the sequel to Battlefield 2, Battlefield Vietnam and Battlefield 1942. This time, the game take place in the year 2142, there is only two military superpowers-the European Union or the newly formed Pan Asian Coalition.
Excerpt: For a good long while I was looking for the right compound word to use to describe this game. After consulting with my friends and family, town elders, and unnameable things that live in the outer walls of a madman’s imagination, I settled on one: Review-Proof.