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  • Blog Post: Ex-Battlefield Developers Form New Studio In Hopes Of Kicking The Crunch Habit

    A half-year after he announced his plans to " abandon AAA " game development, former Battlefield and Payday 2 designer David Goldfarb has revealed his next move. Teaming up with fellow DICE alumni Ben Cousins, Goldfarb has founded a new studio, dubbed The Outsiders. For Goldfarb, the transition... More
  • Blog Post: Battlefield 3: End Game Impressions

    Battlefield 3 came out nearly a year and a half ago, and the popular military shooter's multiplayer community is still going strong thanks to its 2.7 million Premium subscribers. Before everyone turns their attention toward the next installment in the series, which EA plans to reveal next week ,... More
  • Blog Post: How Meaningful Are Sound Effects To You?

    Halo 4 releases today, and while it’s being praised for things like the combat, the multiplayer, and the graphics, it is also getting an uncommon amount of praise for its sound effects. Sound effects don’t usually garner much attention when compared to most other aspects of a video game,... More
  • Blog Post: Gamescom Spotlight: Electronic Arts

    We demoed EA’s top titles at Gamescom and have all the latest details. EA’s booth is crammed with several high-profile titles this year and we saw all the big guns. Of course, Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel is here, but you should already know everything about that from our latest... More
  • Blog Post: Battlefield 3 Premium Edition Announced

    Today at Gamescom, Electronic Arts announced the Battlefield 3 Premium Edition. Per the name, it includes the game, a Premium membership, and more. The Premium membership itself gives you access to extra content for the game such as the already released and still forthcoming expansions: Back to Karkand... More
  • Blog Post: Hands-On With Battlefield 3: Armored Kill

    We take a tour of the biggest Battlefield 3 map ever created and get the details on the new AC-130 gunship. Since the launch of Battlefield 3, it feels like the community has splintered into two separate camps -- the purists who prefer the large, open environments jam-packed with vehicles and the fans... More
  • Blog Post: Here's What's Coming Soon In The World Of DLC

    Whether it's on the disc, supposedly not on the disc, or definitely not on the disc, DLC is a major component of all current generation games. Here's a compendium of what's coming soon, and what recently released for the biggest games of the last few months. Street Fighter X Tekken Street... More
  • Blog Post: Battlefield 3 Gets Up Close And Personal

    The announcement of the next batch of Battlefield 3 expansions couldn't have come at a better time for DICE. The natives were so restless over the lack of news and title updates coming from the studio that some particularly outraged fans were in the midst of organizing a 24-hour blackout to demonstrate... More
  • Blog Post: 2011's Biggest Games Aren't Dead Yet

    Whether you excitedly buy it the day it comes out, completely ignore it, or complain about it until it goes on sale, downloadable content is a big part of the future of video games. The holiday may have passed and 2011’s biggest games have already released, but that doesn’t mean that you... More
  • Blog Post: Battlefield 3: Back To Karkand Impressions

    The first Battlefield 3 map pack has arrived, and it’s magnificent. For those unfamiliar with Back To Karkand, this collection of classic Battlefield maps is free for anyone who pre-ordered or purchased the limited edition of Battlefield 3. The four maps included – Strike At Karkand, Sharqi... More
  • Blog Post: SitRep: Battlefield 3

    Battlefield 3 launched to critical praise from game journalists, but as with most online-based games, once the public jumped into the fray several issues surfaced. EA's servers had trouble accommodating the heavy demand, and many people decried the new web-based Battlelog service. Now that the game's... More
  • Blog Post: Heading Back To Karkand In Battlefield 3

    With the success of Battlefield 1943, the 2009 Xbox Live Arcade title that re-engineered three popular Battlefield 1942 maps with the Frostbite engine, it was only a matter of time before DICE went back to its deep well of multiplayer maps to resurrect some more fan favorites. Back to Karkand reintroduces... More
  • Blog Post: Reiner And Phil Play Battlefield 3

    EA has not been shy about how they want Battlefield 3 to compete with Activision's behemoth Call of Duty franchise. Can they hope to pull this off? Reiner and I dive in to DICE's tense shooter to find out. Check out the first half hour of Battlefield 3's single-player campaign as Reiner and... More
  • Blog Post: The Technology Behind Battlefield 3

    Battlefield 3 is not a simple rehash. DICE has spent years building the new technology to ensure that the third entry in the series stands apart from the rest. In these three interviews, we speak with the team to learn how the new technology will affect each player's experience on the battlefield... More
  • Blog Post: War Tapes: The Sounds Of Battlefield 3

    The award-winning team behind Battlefield: Bad Company 2's terrific sound design is back. Led by audio director Stefan Strandberg, DICE got up close and personal with the sounds of battle during a live military exercise. Their recordings and subsequent lessons learned could make Battlefield 3 the... More
  • Blog Post: Battlefield 3 Producer Dissects The FPS Genre

    The first-person shooter has grown to become a dominant genre in modern gaming. With so many studios cranking out shooters, creating a unique identity has become increasingly difficult. When checking out Battlefield 3 in Sweden, we asked executive producer Patrick Bach if he had any thoughts about the... More
  • Blog Post: Battlefield Origins: Designing 1942

    Sometimes hoarding is a good thing. On our recent trip to see Battlefield 3 in Sweden, DICE veteran Lars Gustavsson dug through his office and unearthed the original Battlefield 1942 design documents. Watch as he shares memories of DICE's first big shooter, reveals features that were cut from the... More
  • Blog Post: Take The DICE Studio Tour

    In addition to sitting down for an interview about building Battlefield 3 , general manger Karl-Magnus Troedsson led us on a quick tour of the beautiful DICE studio situated in the heart of Stockholm, Sweden. Check out the video to get a better idea of where the Battlefield series is crafted. Head to... More
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