The lights are on
In just a few days, DICE and Electronic Arts will be releasing Battlefield 3. A new launch trailer highlights some of the set piece moments that players can expect during their time with the shooter, including a speeding shootout through Times Square, carrier takeoff, and more.
Whether your allegiances fall toward Battlefield or Call of Duty, it's hard to deny just how great these scenes look. In a few short days, we'll all be able to determine whether the gameplay backs up these impressive visuals.
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Mmmmmm... I can't wait. This game looks AMAZING. Hopefully it feels the same way.
wow this game looks great,cant wait till tuesday.
This probably won't be a day one buy for me... I've had too much FPS recently
That scene, jumping out the back of a transport plane? That makes me excited for this all over again.
My only fear is that the cinematic scope feels similar to what CoD has already done - the car chase through Times Square looks a little like the "jeep chasing down an airplane" scene from one of the CoD games. And the nuke thing seems to be the standard go-to plot, although that's true of almost anything these days.
I hope they manage to keep the action movie feel and pacing, without falling into cliches and tropes. The earthquake in Iran angle is at least refreshingly original.
The trailer seems more like a movie trailer--not necessarily graphically (a little), but more thematically. I loved it though. Here's hoping the game is as good as the trailer.