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Battlefield 3 and Origin impressions

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Inspired by the always amazing Elsaís impressions but as I felt my opinion differed on some points I wrote my own.

Disclaimer : I know that itís the beta , Iím addressing the problems / things I noticed with the beta.

So with all the hype surrounding the big shooters coming this fall (Call of Duty and Battlefield) I felt obliged to at least try out one of them, Iíve been a pretty frequent FPS player as I divulged hours upon hours playing the first modern warfare and Iím no stranger to LAN parties where we mainly play these crazy things so in order to prepare for upcoming events I downloaded the game favored in my friend group namely the Battlefield 3 beta.

As I said Iím no stranger to FPS:es but my time with previous Battlefield titles are limited and since Iíve never played with more than 6 people on huge maps in prior games my perception of the series was kind of skewed so therefore I was hesitant at first.

I want to address that for people who donít know you are required to use EA:s steam esque application called Origin to play the game. Which worked kind of smooth taking care of downloading the game and installing it for me was neat. But some problems emerged when I started browsing the web based server browsing / community system. When I played alone it worked nicely as I could browse my friends and join the games they where playing on but as I attended to a LAN party this weekend things got more tricky.



So in short, The battlelog community / server browser is pretty broken , the game is buggy and doesnít allow for you to play very well with people you know , but the foundation is definitely there for a great experience, and once in a while it had me there, but then my tank fell trough the ground and killed me instantly.

And while Iím still looking forward to the final product I am a bit worried when launch is not even a month away and they are still beta testing an old build, I'm probably going to hold out a while to see if my friends deem it worthy, how about you guys ? Was the console beta different ? Did you love it / hate it?
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About Kaggenone of us since 11:21 AM on 11.08.2009

3DS friend code : 0301-9770-3280

Twitter:@kaggejavel



Hey guys! I'm a Swedish dtoider and my real name is Andreas.

Here are some games that I like :

Spelunky
Cavstory
The silent hill series
Pretty much every Castlevania game
The Mass erect series
The Zelda games
The Mario gamez
Deadly Premonition

Loads of more too, ask me !


I did a ankward but pretty interesting interview with Swedish indie game developer Nifflas

Watch it here, it's in 3 parts

I did a picture for one of ( I think it was ) Manasteel88's contests

Tankgirl vs James Sunderland

I did a drawing of Ms.Destructoid for Destructoids birthday!

Check her out here!






Watch out for his eyes!! They will harm your sanity.


Send me some creepy messages if you feel like it . I get an erection every time!

I'm also a huge horror movie fan, and also just movie fan in general so feel free to chat with me about if you feel like! Here is my Flixist blog here

Here , have some anime I like!

Paranoia Agent
Paprika
FLCL
Ponyo
My neighbor Totoro
Spirited away
Pani Poni Dash!
Valley of the wind
Howls moving Castle
Kemonozume This is what dreams are made out of
PSN ID:filijonken
Steam ID:mindchip
BattleNET:[email protected]
3DS Code:0301-9770-3280


 

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