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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... read feature

Live show: Battlefield 3 with Bloodspray on Mash Tactics


Apr 17
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... read

Join Dtoid RIGHT NOW for an Xbox LIVE Community Playdate!


Apr 13
[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... read

Friday Night Fights: Destructoid vs The World!


Apr 13
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... read

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,... read feature


[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... read feature

Possibly the best Battlefield 3 kill, part two


Feb 18
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] read

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... read feature

EA using First Amendment to keep helicopters in BF3


Jan 09
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 ... read

The DTOID Show: Kingdom Hearts 3D & Star Wars: TOR


Dec 21
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... read

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. read feature

Neato! Google's most searched gaming terms in 2011


Dec 15
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 ... read

Possibly the best Battlefield 3 kill you will ever see


Dec 10
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] read

Battlefield 3 patches only available via Origin


Dec 09
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... read

The DTOID Show: EA lawsuits, NFL Blitz, & new releases


Nov 21
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... read

Battlefield 3 DLC trailer Strikes at Karkand


Nov 19
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... read

Battlefield 3 may turn you into an animal murderer


Nov 07
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 ... read

Battlefield 3's showing off Back to Karkand


Nov 04
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... read

Battlefield 3 sells 5 million copies in first week


Oct 31
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, ... read

TtWaV teaser: Battlefield 3 Vs. Modern Warfare 3


Oct 29
[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... read

Battlefield 3 online passes not working


Oct 28
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... read

The DTOID Show: Battlefield 3, Skyrim, and Rim Jobs.


Oct 26
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... read

PC as lead platform made Battlefield 3 better on consoles


Oct 26
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... read

[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... read feature

Deal North: The last chance to buy something for yourself


Oct 25
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... read

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... read feature

Battlefield 3 gets one more super intense trailer


Oct 22
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'... read

The DTOID Show WAS live today! It was good, we had juice


Oct 21
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... read

Battlefield multiplayer trailer and first look at Karkand


Oct 19
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. ... read

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 ... read feature







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