Conclusion: Armored Kill brings some pretty fantastic maps to the BF3 universe. Those maps alone make this worth the price of admission. The addition of Tank Superiority and new vehicles only sweetens the deal. Armored Kill is certainly another well-placed notch in the BF3 belt.
Excerpt: Tricky review to write, this one. Tricky review indeed. You see Battlefield 3 is really two separate games fighting for attention in the same package. One of them (and arguably the one that most of the series' core fanbase are interested in) is very, very good indeed.
Pros: The best, deepest, most epic multiplayer around, Genuinely stunning visuals, even on console, Some really cool moments in co-op
Cons: Campaign is tired, unoriginal and utterly robotic, Having to install the graphics, Possibly not being able to install the graphics on a 4Gb 360
Conclusion: Modern day conflicts are raging both in the real world and on our consoles. We have come a long way with graphics and sound design that the immersion in these games is getting more intense and advanced.
Excerpt: EA is at war . Everybody knows this, of course, as an unrelenting year of hype and a multi-squillion marketing budget has made sure of that. Like all wars, it's the people caught in the crossfire who suffer most - and in this instance that's the player.
Excerpt: After the entertaining but unfulfilled Close Quarters, DICE is back doing what it does best - size . Everything about Armo(u)red Kill, Battlefield 3's third DLC pack, is big. Big maps, big vehicles, big explosions, big noise.
Summary: For the past few years, Electronic Arts has desperately been attempting to gain a leading share of the first-person shooter market. Games like Medal of Honor and Crysis 2 have been selected as champions to take down Activision and its Call of Duty franchise, but they've never been considered serious...