Battlefield 3 Info-Drop: Tehran, Paris, and New York Featured, Spotting Returns, Frostbite 2 Engine Trailer - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Techist Forum Information > News > Gaming
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-08-2011, 09:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
Destroyer of headlines
Megatron's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Headlines
Posts: 629
Default Battlefield 3 Info-Drop: Tehran, Paris, and New York Featured, Spotting Returns, Frostbite 2 Engine Trailer

You're starved for Battlefield 3 information. We get that. DICE cryptically whispered the game's name and then dove back into the shadows, so it's only natural that you'd want answers. Unfortunately, after a weekend on the streets attempting to hunt down the slippery developer, we were informed that it's based in Sweden, rendering our entire search (and unwarranted beating of a few tight-lipped citizens) futile. So then we spent a few minutes on the Internet and found this stuff.

First up, UK retailer GAME revealed that Tehran, Paris, and New York will all be prominently featured in the game. Meanwhile, lead gameplay designer Alan Kertz took to Twitter to douse a few burning questions. Among other things, he said that spotting's making the jump from Bad Company 2, although it's far from finalized. “Spotted enemies could have a bomb dropped on them by an orbital space cannon for all I’ve decided right now,” he tweeted.

The much-loved ability to go prone is, of course, slithering down the comeback trail as well, but Kertz and co. have clipped its wings, so no more mid-air “dolphin-diving.” He also explained that bullet physics are taking a few cues from Bad Company 2, but “it's a much deeper system.”

So, when do we get to see it all in action? Er, not yet. Check back in a few weeks. In the meantime, though, this video of Battlefield 3's engine ought to bring some light into your life. And then remove it. And then bring it back again. Yes, it's a lighting demo with negative 64 players and just as many bullets, but it's still pretty darn impressive. Click through the link to salivate at the idea of massive battles that span days and nights. Come on, DICE, with that engine, it's just begging to happen.

Megatron is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Battlefield 1943: Pacific Trailer Oreo PC Gaming 21 02-10-2009 01:36 PM
IP Spotting Osiris Tips, Tricks & Tutorials 0 06-27-2008 07:04 AM
Battlefield 2142 Trailer Trotter Off Topic Discussion 21 03-22-2006 07:02 PM
Supermans Returns teaser trailer online Trotter Off Topic Discussion 2 11-19-2005 01:27 AM
Admilli returns and returns, and... Sunlover Viruses, Spyware and Malware 2 05-08-2005 07:59 AM

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:57 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.