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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
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  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 8, 2011
    10
    The multiplayer is great. I love the fact that there is actually team work online.the server was slow at first but they fixed it. Graphics areThe multiplayer is great. I love the fact that there is actually team work online.the server was slow at first but they fixed it. Graphics are good, first person us actually first person, you can see your hand when you crawl our drive a vehicle. The campaign was ok. Expand
  2. Oct 27, 2011
    10
    BF3 is truly the best shooter I have ever played. It set new standards gameplay wise and visual wise. The single player campaign it's kindaBF3 is truly the best shooter I have ever played. It set new standards gameplay wise and visual wise. The single player campaign it's kinda short but will keep you hooked till the very end. Now that is just half of this amazing experience as this game also has the best multiplayer ever....this game is simply awesome. 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. Apr 3, 2015
    9
    Battlefield 3 is more spectacular than Battlefield Bad Company 2. The story is slightly weaker, but how to spend the game is simply awesome.Battlefield 3 is more spectacular than Battlefield Bad Company 2. The story is slightly weaker, but how to spend the game is simply awesome. Many missions have remained in my head because of how they were made. Expand
  5. Jul 3, 2012
    8
    Battlefield 3 is a great sequal to Battlefield 2. The graphics is breathtaking but if you don't have a nice graphics card this game is not forBattlefield 3 is a great sequal to Battlefield 2. The graphics is breathtaking but if you don't have a nice graphics card this game is not for you. The main problem that I have with the game is that I expected more.
    The destruction is a let down from BFBC2 and the campaign is a bit boring and origin is a pain.
    But I would still recommend the game because the multiplayer is lots of fun.
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  6. Nov 14, 2011
    7
    Very super horrible Single Player design, some none sense plot, some boring moment, THAT'S ALL FINE. What I can't accept is the miserableVery super horrible Single Player design, some none sense plot, some boring moment, THAT'S ALL FINE. What I can't accept is the miserable saving point design: if you died at certain part, you simply have to run through all those COOL FIRST IMPRESSION cut scenes again, and again, and again. Drives people crazy especially in HARD difficulty. Anyway, SP, is an Epic fail, and ruin my day.

    What truly saved this game is MP, of course, not surprised. After five years of waiting this is how it should be done, and for that it got a 7. But for the SP part, which only count 3 in the total score, BF3 simply doesn't know what is the right way to make a great SP.
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  7. Dec 5, 2020
    0
    I Played BADCOMPANY 2 It was awesome but after playing BF3 like I was into battlefield franchise btw best bf game buy it!!!!!!!!!

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