Battlefield 3 Discussion - use spoiler tags, please.

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  1. VaderPrime1

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    I'm so excited for this I can't even contain it. I have been waiting for a game to take down COD as the best seller once and for all, and I think this will do it.

    Here's the BF3 announcement teaser:

    YouTube - Battlefield 3 Teaser Trailer [HD]

    Gameinformer revealed it's March cover and they seemed to have jumped the gun and put an overview description of the game on the page. It was only up for a short while... DICE must have told them to take it down, but some people copied the article into Word before they did:

     
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    Apparently people around here aren't Battlefield fans :( 
     
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    I'm super excited for BF3! I've been a BF series fan since BF1942...especially with the Desert Combat mod. I was an A-10 / LittleBird whore in that game. ^_^
     
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    I prefer CoD, as I'm not a huge fan of the online play of the BF series, but I'll play the campaign for sure. I just like the characters and plot.
     
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    I will be there day 1 on the PS3.

    MOH was great but no one was playing.

    I can't stand COD style players who can't play as a team.
     
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    I know, right? It's the best online experience I've ever had on a game. I've played games with the same clan for 3 years since it was started and we all agree on the same thing.

    I, for one, can't stand COD. :lol  But to each his own. BF has a different playstyle: a lot of teamwork is critical to win, where COD is an arcade shooter where lone wolves are expected. I hope BF3 changes your mind. :D 

    BF3 is the first game in the original core series to have a story with characters. This is totally separate from the Bad Company branch of BF, so there will be a brand new story with new characters.

    I agree. Battlefield will always be my favorite shooter series, because they aren't afraid to get their hands dirty and do new and innovative things with each release... and they don't disappoint.

    MOH wasn't made by the same team that does Battlefield, if it was it would have been a way better game. The team that does BF only did the online structure.

    There is a list of features somewhere that will be in the game, that we know of, but I'll have to find it again. It's pretty impressive and will set the bar very high. There are a lot of people in the gaming industry that believe it will get game of the year. DOWN WITH COD!!!! :lol 
     
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    Here's a compiled list of features that have been taken from different sources:

     
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    Here's a video demoing the new lighting used in the new Frostbite 2.0 engine. It uses real time radiosity instead of predetermined lighting in previous games. They use "probes" that have lighting code all around the maps where they want different effects. (they are invisible when playing).

    Each of these probes (there can be hundreds for each map) contains more code for one light source than one entire map/level in Bad Company 2. :eek: 

    *These are not full graphics of the game, it's demonstrating the lighting*

    YouTube - Frostbite 2 engine real-time radiosity - SIGGRAPH 2010
     
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    I'm kind of burned out on 1st person shooters to be honest. :2c: 

    That said, I might pick this up since the second was such a badass game.
     
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    I like Battlefield because, it heavily emphasises teamwork and strategy, and, in theory, punishes players for being the "lone wolf sniper", or at least makes their scores really shitty.



    I REALLY hope Bad Company 2's spotting system is in. Because the Commo Rose from BF2/2142 is just way too complicated when you want to quickly alert people to an enemy.
     
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    Why is BC2's spotting system such a big deal. I could swear 2142 had the exact same quick spotter system where you hit a hotkey on a target and it auto called what it was and showed its location.
     
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    It is in the game.

    It's only a big deal when your playing regular difficulty, because it places a red/orange marker over the enemy's head and on the minimap. On 2142 it just displays it on the map.

    I play Hardcore difficulty 24/7 and there is no minimap or marker over the guys head. Once you hear it called out you have to immediately open up your map manually and see where the guy is. It's much more realistic. It will probably be the same for BF3.
     
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    I played the BF2 demo religiously and was always amazed at the teamwork involved with the squads and how you and your squad could hit your own objectives. I also liked the helicopters.
     
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    I loved 1943 and the first Bad Company and the second one completely blew me away. Just downloaded Vietnam yesterday and I must say that I'm in love with the Battlefield franchise. Battlefield 3 is a must buy for me. I can't wait.
     
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    Idk.... Since, its not for XP and there a rumor of there being no SDK..... I may stick to BF2 for PC.... =)
    Too bad, If it worked for XP..... I bet I could run it, no problem!
     
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    Just came here to post it! :D 

    That footage looks so real! Those short clips are from the gameplay and they look like cut scenes!!!

    Next Tuesday DICE is demoing the game at GDC, so stay tuned for that!
     

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