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  • Summary: As bullets whiz by, walls crumble, and explosions throw you to the ground, the battlefield feels more alive and interactive than ever before. In Battlefield 3, players step into the role of the elite U.S. Marines where they will experience heart-pounding single player missions andAs bullets whiz by, walls crumble, and explosions throw you to the ground, the battlefield feels more alive and interactive than ever before. In Battlefield 3, players step into the role of the elite U.S. Marines where they will experience heart-pounding single player missions and competitive multiplayer actions ranging across diverse locations from around the globe including Europe, Middle-East and North America. Expand
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  1. Positive: 60 out of 61
  2. Negative: 0 out of 61
  1. Nov 4, 2011
    100
    As a complete package Battlefield 3 absolutely delivers and if you don't have some angry agenda against Origin it's a must-play. The PC version in particular ushers in a new era of graphical magnificence and the disparity between the consoles begs Sony and Microsoft to up the ante. Shooters don't come much better than this and it's a great way to kick off this year's holiday game rush.
  2. Oct 24, 2011
    95
    Battlefield 3 offers one of the best multiplayer modes out there. The Frostbite 2 engine is capable of amazing things in order to show the most realistic war we've seen to date. Its only flaws are an extremely short campaign and a co-op mode that could have been much better.
  3. Oct 24, 2011
    93
    Maybe Battlefield 3's off-line side is a little bit irregular, but its multiplayer options and amazing graphics justify the necessary upgrade of our computers. Those players looking for a game full of innovation will be disenchanted; however if you're looking for an amazing competitive on-line experience, this is it.
  4. 90
    Battlefield 3 is amazing. The single player campaign is definitely the weakest link, even though it's more than just decent. The co-op missions are fun, but online multiplayer is the main reason you should get Battlefield 3. Here, the game doesn't disappoint in any way and stands as the strongest entry of the series so far. This is the best multiplayer experience I've had this year.
  5. Oct 31, 2011
    90
    An extremely beautiful looking game that takes advantage of the hardware in every way possible, resulting in an experience that's so huge and fulfilling that it will keep you satisfied for years to come, especially with all the DLC map packs int he pipelines.
  6. Nov 7, 2011
    85
    What kind of game is Battlefield 3? Well made, extremely impressive, pretty and rich in content. But still it has some flaws and suprising peculiarities.
  7. Nov 29, 2011
    70
    I enjoyed my time with Battlefield 3's multiplayer, and I wish my thoughts about the game could end there. Unfortunately it also tried to force a totally unnecessary single-player game on me, and the browser interface looks like it came straight out of the 90s.

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  1. Nov 10, 2011
    10
    Top graphics, extremely well designed engine, and AMAZING sound. The sound even makes you feel like your the soldier yourself. They haveTop graphics, extremely well designed engine, and AMAZING sound. The sound even makes you feel like your the soldier yourself. They have Started to iron out all the bugs that the game has, with now most of them gone. but compared to the beta it is a huge improvement. Map design is very well set out, not as bad as every body says it is. As for single player, only played about 3 hours, and its not to shabby. Expand
  2. Oct 30, 2011
    10
    If you're looking for a single-player title, this game isn't for you. However, the multiplayer represents an intriguing and long-termIf you're looking for a single-player title, this game isn't for you. However, the multiplayer represents an intriguing and long-term potential for this game. Every map is unique and offers different play styles. This game is essentially the best game I have bought in the last 5 years. I can see myself playing this game for a long time to come. #1 game of 2011 in my opinion. A definite buy! Worth the money! Expand
  3. Oct 25, 2011
    10
    great game single player amazing, multiplayer also amazing. so much better than the beta this is a great game and i think dice have reallygreat game single player amazing, multiplayer also amazing. so much better than the beta this is a great game and i think dice have really outdone themselves Expand
  4. Feb 23, 2019
    9
    An interesting plot, interesting multiplayer, all this awaits you in BF3. An interesting implementation of the plot. Very cool multiplayerAn interesting plot, interesting multiplayer, all this awaits you in BF3. An interesting implementation of the plot. Very cool multiplayer with a large variety of locations, with good destructible and with a large number of weapons. I put 9 because there are minor flaws Expand
  5. Nov 15, 2011
    8
    Very happy with graphics and overall game play. Truly beautiful maps, models and sound. I really wanted to give this game a 10 but in-gameVery happy with graphics and overall game play. Truly beautiful maps, models and sound. I really wanted to give this game a 10 but in-game communication is horrible. It only shows my "Origin" friends, not my BF3 friends. Why in the world would they make it 2 separate lists? The web-based friends management is beyond bad. In order to see messages I need to refresh my browser. This goes for Chrome and Firefox. Also, no default in-game voice comm? Terrible idea seeing as how squads need to work together in-order to be effective. Too bad this wasn't released through Steam... Expand
  6. Jan 29, 2012
    6
    I love everything about how this game should play. Masterful multiplayer, perfect for the 4 of us friends to enjoy together, fantasticI love everything about how this game should play. Masterful multiplayer, perfect for the 4 of us friends to enjoy together, fantastic maps/weapons/vehicles, and the best graphics to date in gaming. If I could play it all day long with friends, I probably would. But I can't. Punkbuster took me out of BF3 all this week after a known security flaw was finally abused. The awful Origin web-based Steam-wannabe launching platform boots me from whatever server I'm in about once per hour. The game freezes and crashes about once per two hours, separate from Origin. The amount of deaths sustained in any 4 hour marathon play session from bugs, glitches, and most notably from hackers requires constant effort to find an enjoyable server. Nothing from EA, Dice, or punkbuster has removed the massive amount of cheating on PC play. Just look at the leaderboards Origin gives you. None are legit.

    This game was going to be absolutely huge upon release. Everyone knew that. EA was going to make a fortune on this game no matter what, and their preference to take extra net income over spending a few million bucks to make this game work is very obvious. Steam anti cheat has worked properly for many years, as has their delivery system and platform. EA elected not to use that system this time around, obviously to make even more money. The cash grab that is Origin is fine, if it works properly!!! It doesn't. At all. When the gaming community hands you a billion dollars of our money, we shouldn't have to deal with such issues. We should all be talking about balancing issues, new items, new maps, how to further improve such a great release, but the only thing the BF3 forum produces is complaints of stability, complaints about hacking, complaints about bugs, etc. We are far beyond the initial release kinks that every massive selling game will endure. EA's traditional business model of spamming out a game with a higher number behind the title to make more money on the franchise continues, and I won't be suckered into buying another unless I read how stable and flawless the game is 3-6 months after release.
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  7. Nov 16, 2018
    0
    Одни читаки и задроты, графоний посредственный, но спрятан за голубыми цветофильтрами.Одни читаки и задроты, графоний посредственный, но спрятан за голубыми цветофильтрами.

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