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Review Roundup – Battlefield 3

The first reviews of EA’s Battlefield 3 have gone live ahead of its release in the US tomorrow (October 25th) and in Europe on Friday (October 28th). EA’s long awaited shooter currently has an impressive Metacritic average of 94 per cent. Once players step out of that troop carrier and …

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VIDEO: Battlefield 3 launch trailer

With just one week until the game’s official release in the UK on September 28th, EA has released the official launch trailer for Battlefield 3. It has it all – plot details, shooting, melee, hand-to-hand, lots of explosions and plenty of tense music. You can watch it below:

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Get Battlefield 3 AND Modern Warfare 3 for £37.96

Cut-price trade-in deals have become the norm on the High Street, but now online-only retailer GameStop.co.uk has dragged the sector into the online arena. The headline is Modern Warfare 3 for 99p, but in reality the new deal offers gamers the chance to buy both EA’s Battlefield 3 and Activision’s …

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Battlefield 3 will be ‘standard def’ on HDD-free Xbox 360s

Though Battlefield 3 will undoubtedly offer a real graphical treat, DICE has warned that those without a hard drive on their Xbox 360 will not receive the same visual experience as HDD-owning users. The game gives players the option of installing a hi-res texture pack stored on the second disc. …

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Battlefield 3 appears on torrent sites

As is sadly quite often the case before a big new release nowadays, the release of EA’s Battlefield 3 has been sullied by the game’s arrival on illegal torrent sites. A 9.96GB download is already doing the rounds that allows pirates complete access to the game’s single player mode on …

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Over 8m played Battlefield 3 beta

EA-owned developer DICE has released a number of stats about its recent Battlefield 3 multiplayer beta. A total of 8,125,310 took part in the game, firing a total of 47bn bullets and downing 1.5bn other players. 19m players were killed by a knife while 21m M-Com stations were destroyed. 2.2bn …

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No shock as Online Pass confirmed for Battlefield 3

Battlefield 3 will ship with an Online Pass code in the box that will be needed to access the game’s expansive multiplayer features. The news was confirmed by DICE designer Alan Kertz on Twitter. When pressed on the reasons for the decision, he said that the decision to use the …

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Sledgehammer: Forget Battlefield, MW2 is the game to beat

Call of Duty developer Sledgehammer Games says its big adversary is Modern Warfare 2, not Battlefield. Studio head Glen Schofield has played down Modern Warfare 3’s rivalry with EA’s Battlefield 3, insisting his main focus is to live up to the 2009 FPS predecessor. We have a lot of respect …

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Final assault for seven-month Battlefield campaign

EA has entered the final phase of its mammoth seven-month Battlefield 3 marketing onslaught. Promotions for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC blockbuster began back in March, despite the fact that the game isn’t due for release until October 28th.The firm is now upping the ante with fresh launch activity …

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Battlefield 3 police shooting likely to spark outrage

Modern Warfare 3 has its London Underground level, and now it looks like Battlefield 3 has found its point of controversy. The game’s listing on the website of American rating’s body the ESRB says that: "In one sequence, a restrained character’s throat is slit (off-screen); in another, players shoot police …

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