Excerpt: The first person shooter series I’ve probably spent the most time with is Battlefield (other personal time sinks on the shooter front include Wolfenstein 3-D, Quake,Counter-Strike, Unreal Tournament, and Enemy Territory: Quake Wars). Its combination of not-forced-but-important coordinated team play, large maps with multiple objectives, and numerous vehicles anyone can control proved innovative and addictive from the first title in the series.
Excerpt: In the world of military shooters, there are few franchises that really set the bar and attract a devout following from game to game. Battlefield is one of these veterans of the genre, known for large maps allowing numerous tactics, large-scale destruction, and a plethora of vehicles.
Review: DICE Builds The Best Shooter of 2011, Then Lets You Blow It Up in "Battlefield 3"
25 October 2011
Excerpt: If you are a company trying to build a team-oriented multiplayer first person shooter, stop it. DICE has won: in Battlefield 3 , they have created the definitive online shooter of 2011. Look upon DICE’s works, ye mighty, and despair.
Excerpt: Battlefield 3 is as much as sequel to the PC-exclusive Battlefield 2 as it is to developer DICE's more recent console-friendly first person shooters, the Battlefield: Bad Company series. I say that not because there are any kind of plots being merged or anything - after all, the original BF2 was basically multiplayer-only anyway - but because the developers are trying to merge in what worked so great in both games' design philosophies.
Battlefield 3 Beta GPU and CPU Performance Benchmarks
Hi Tech Legion
20 October 2011
Excerpt: Battlefield 3 Beta GPU and CPU Performance Benchmarks Written by Ron Perillo -crowTrobot- Saturday, 01 October 2011 00:00 1. Battlefield 3 Beta GPU and CPU Performance Benchmarks 2. Testing Methods 3. Performance Benchmarks 4.