Tonight DICE unveiled its latest attempt to master the art of the single-player campaign. The graphically impressive demo of Battlefield 4 featured a heart-pounding escape, wide-open battles, great facial animations, and very little of the painful linearity that plagued Battlefield 3.

Rather than read us write about every element of the 17-minute demo, we suggest you watch it yourself:

Battlefield 4 is coming to PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. Though EA wouldn't confirm, we also expect this high-powered game to appear on next-gen consoles. To take a deeper dive into the details of the game, check back in an hour for our impressions.