Excerpt: COD is over-fished With Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 1 and 2 effectively rewriting the book on modern-theatre combat games, some players might be forgiven for thinking that the Battlefield series has had its day.
Excerpt: Love it or hate it, there’s no way you can deny that the spectre of Modern Warfare now looms large over every war themed first-person-shooter. After such a po-faced depiction of war and terror in the first game, by the time Modern Warfare 2 was halfway through it was clearly taking a run up to jump...
Excerpt: It's been a weird year for first person shooters. With the success of Infinity Ward's Modern Warfare 2 , the release of EA's Battlefield Bad Company 2 in March was a little iffy. Despite its more team-focused online play, large maps, and solid vehicle-based action, this title never really got the...
Excerpt: in March was a little iffy. Despite its more team-focused online play, large maps, and solid vehicle-based action, this title never really got the attention it deserved. Now, at the end of 2010,
Conclusion: With only four new maps, it does feel a bit light; but each map can be played in the three standard Bad Company 2 modes —- Squad Deathmatch, Rush and Conquest —- with each map boasting a distinct difference between play modes and its respective alternatives.
Excerpt: I recently got to play the newest installment of BFBC2 (Battlefield Bad Company 2), since 2 am this morning. For 14.95 you get a brand new multiplayer experience, no campaign modes comes with it, but …
Excellent maps, a focus on close-range combat, and great period atmosphere keep this downloadable add-on from feeling like more of the same.
21 December 2010
Summary: Calling Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam a simple map pack would be doing this add-on an injustice. On the surface, it would seem like a typical piece of downloadable content: four maps (a fifth is to come later), new weapons, and new vehicles all designed around Vietnam-era combat.
Pros: Closer combat makes for more thrills, Top-notch maps with plenty of choke points, Awesome atmosphere, Good new weapons and vehicles
Cons: Some online stat-tracking problems, Less emphasis on player progression