Battlefield 3

Donya Fortress is the second new map to be shown off from the Close Quarters downloadable content pack for Battlefield 3 and is a small, vertical focused level designed for confined, frantic gameplay. Like Ziba Tower, you ca...
Today is going to be very special for Mash Tactics. King Foom is firing off in Battlefield 3 on Xbox 360 with the one and only, Jon Bloodspray. Bloodspray is an OG in the Dtoid forums, a verified "Legendary Dtoider", and a ne...
[Update: We're live RIGHT NOW! Come join us!] That's right! Tomorrow at 8 PM Eastern, Destructoid will be hosting its first ever Community Playdate on Xbox LIVE! Four of the most talented soldiers from the Dtoid Community wil...
Tonight's the night! Starting at 8 PM Eastern, Destructoid will be hosting its first ever Community Playdate on Xbox LIVE! You've been reading about it for decades now, so I won't bore you with all the details yet again. Just...
I’ve played about 20 minutes of Battlefield 3. I was with some friends and they handed me the controller during a multiplayer match. We were playing on a TV from the early 90’s that would occasionally, randomly,...
[Update: Some new info has been added to each expansion pack, plus we've added a new image.] Last night, DICE revealed three new upcoming downloadable content packs coming to Battlefield 3. The first of the new packs is calle...
Remember the guy who performed that amazing rocket launcher kill after diving out of his jet? Well he's back with another amazing -- and lucky -- kill after diving out of his jet yet again. I literally screamed out loud "F*CK YOU!" from disbelief and anger at Stungravy's skills. Tops everything I've seen in BF3 [Reddit]
Good news for Battlefield 3 players; DICE has released the first in what looks to be a month-long series of updates. So far, update 1.03 has fixed voice chat issues that PS3 players have been dealing with since launch. W...
Electronic Arts has filed a preemptive lawsuit against aircraft manufacturer Textron, hoping to invoke First Amendment laws and justify the use of real-life helicopters in Battlefield 3.  Three helicopters appear in the ...
Hey guys! Here's our last regular episode of The Destructoid Show of 2011! We're still gonna have episodes going up next week, but this is the last one that's our usual news-related journalism-program TV format. Today's topi...
You may not be aware of it but EA just took a 2.7 GB dump on your hard drive. Within the latest patch for Battlefield 3 lies its first expansion Back to Karkand (B2K, brah!) Far less ambitious than the Vietnam expansions of the series’ past, B2K is an effort at mixing some old maps (all taken from Battlefield 2) with some new tech and ideas.
Google has released its 11th annual Zeitgeist lists of the most popular and fastest rising search terms. They're a lot of fun to look through, and some of the results are pretty surprising. You're going to sh*t when you ...
Yeah, going to be really hard to top this. There's an extended version showing more of the battle so you know it's not faked. Also, that's some really damn great piloting skills. Bravo, RendeZook. Video game moment of the year nominee [Reddit]
Gamers who wanted to patch Battlefield 3 using standalone files are in for a disappointment, with EA confirming that Origin will be the only way to update DICE's shooter.  EA recently served a sizable 3.6GB patch fo...
Hey gang! It's Monday again, so here's The Destructoid Show. (Seriously, I have completely run out of ways to introduce episodes.) Today, we talk about the week's releases, EA getting sued for being jerks again (serious...
A lot of Battlefield fans wet their pants at the news of the "Back to Karkand" DLC pack for BF3 which includes a selection of maps, vehicles and weapons from Battlefield 2. This newest trailer for the pack focuses entir...
In case you've somehow forgotten how mind bogglingly odd PETA are, they've been kind enough to jump up and down, shouting nonsense in hopes that you'll pay attention to them again. Continuing their confused crusade on behalf ...
EA has released the trailer for the Battlefield 3 Back to Karkand expansion pack, and it's looking pretty explosive.  The expansion's going to feature 4 new maps along with new weapons and vehicles.  Classic Conque...
Only a week after its launch, EA's internal estimates say that Battlefield 3 has sold over 5 million units worldwide, becoming the fastest selling game in EA's history. EA's Executive Vice President, ...
[Talking to Women about Videogames is a series where Jonathan Holmes talks to different people who are women about the biggest videogame news of the week for some reason.] Some people had strong feelings about J...
Electronic Arts has admitted that a number of consumers who bought Battlefield 3 on the Xbox 360 are unable to play the game online because the included online pass does not work. This news comes on top of a problematic launc...
Hello, my special lil' people! It's Wednesday, and that means another Destructoid Show episode. Because we always record on Wednesdays. Duh. Today, Tara runs down the bullet points of Jim's Battlefield 3 (get it? Becaus...
In a recent interview with PC Gamer, Battlefield 3 executive producer Patrick Bach said that “Our biggest benefit for the console has been that we’re leading on PC. It has forced us to push the limited techno...
[Update: Contest over! Winners are Jack8274, Kryptinite, Katherine Leigh McHugh, PirateGuy, Lekku, tangyrobot, Duuuude, and Aequitas!] The big new release this week is Battlefield 3 and we have eight codes for the game to giv...
I love the holiday season, but I'll be damned if there isn't something every year that I want to buy myself, but can't because it could be a gift that someone already bought me. As it's already late October, we're getting nea...
To help usher in Battlefield 3, NVIDIA has released some behind-the-scenes footage from GeForce LAN 6 detailing how DICE made the game the gorgeous masterpiece it is. The video series features rendering architect Johan A...
Guys... Battlefield 3 is right around the corner. Literally. In the game's launch trailer, we get a look at the game's campaign with Marine Sergeant "Black" defending America from a "sinister" Middle-Eastern power.  It'...
Today, we did our live show, as usual. You know, except Tara and our producer Zac are down at Blizzcon. Today I got left to my own devices with Anthony Carboni, host of Revision3's new show New Challenger, which I was o...
The fact that it's not already October 25 has sent me into a fit of rage. Battlefield 3's latest mutliplayer trailer has calmed me down a little, at least to the degree that exploding vehicles and warfare can calm a person. ...
Battlefield 3 is on shelves in less than two weeks and he seems surprisingly relaxed. The same goes for his colleague. Both of them have been on the road for two straight weeks. First Moscow, then Sydney, and now here on the ...
Good evening, little darklings. It's the last day of our Giveaway Week and we gave out a total of $900 worth of prizes! Special thanks to those of you who spent minutes painstakingly drawing and MS Painting photos for a chan...
Hey hey! Who likes The Destructoid Show? (Hold for applause) Today, we tackle some hard-hitting video game news: Mass Effect 3 has four player co-op multiplayer, and if that wasn't enough -- it also has an online pass system!...
Brosephs and homeladies -- We have survived the week, and come before you with another episode of the hallowed Destructoid Show. Since today is a Friday, we had a contest. The prize this week was a copy of High Flyer Death D...
[Lights Out: A Destructoid Newsreel is a video series highlighting a selection of Destructoid staff and contributors, featuring a discussion of the news of the day over a spirited round of Team Fortress 2.] Time to wra...
Thanks to everyone who tuned into our live show today! We gave away some Serious Sam 3: BFE pre-order codes, had special guest Hamza Aziz on to talk about The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and the Battlefield 3 beta, and ta...
Good evening, videogamers! It's Wednesday and that means another episode of The Destructoid show is on its way to your eyeballs and earholes. On tonight's menu, I discuss L.A. Noire making its way to PC and the Foo Fighters ...
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DICE has addressed the lack of mod support in Battlefield 3, explaining why gamers won't be able to tinker with the game's innards when it launches on October 25.  "It’s a huge investment for us to do something lik...
DICE has been kind enough to throw us a bone in the form of some more multiplayer information on Battlefield 3. Unfortunately it won't make October 25 come any sooner. Damn it. At launch Battlefield 3 will have 9 maps which can be played in all 5 game modes. That amounts to 45 scenarios, which isn't too shabby. The game modes are Team Deathmatch, Squad Deathmatch, Rush, Squad Rush and Conquest.
Hey gang, in spite of the torrential downpour of news coming out of the Tokyo Game Show right now, the studio was closed today, so we had to shoot today's episode in advance. With the sudden realization that the great Holi...