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Stephen Totilo — Prediction! There will be a lot of shooters (first-person and third-person) at E3 next week.

Yes, indeed. As crazy as it sounds, games that involve the rapid transferral of bullets (or lasers) from gun barrel to bad guy's head will be as ubiquitous at next week's E3 showcase of upcoming video games as shirtless people in a boxed set of Cops episodes.




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Battlefield 3 (PC, PS3, Xbox 360):
This year's Pepsi to Call of Duty's Coke. Made by DICE, the people who made the original Battlefield 1942 which was a beloved PC multiplayer-centric game that made war a sandbox for foot-soldiers who could jump into tanks and planes to help their team win. Only single-player has been shown so far; maybe multiplayer gets a blow-out at E3?

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii (?)):
The end of a trilogy! The next game to beat up New York City! The game that needs little introduction because millions of people bought the last four! (And the game with a lot to prove since it is led by a re-organized group of developers who didn't all work on the last Modern Warfare blockbusters.)

Ghost Recon Online (PC)
A third-person, cover-based tactical shooter that you can play online—for free. Read our preview.

Spec Ops: The Line (PC, PS3, Xbox 360):
This was a shooter set in Dubai that made heavy use of simulated, shifting sand. But the game just got delayed to... mid-2012? So they could have changed this one to anything.
http://kotaku.com/5806977/these-are-...-2011-we-think <---------------(Full article here)

I still think Far Cry 3 will make an appearance on E3, what do you guys think?
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BF3 is Coke, COD is Pepsi.
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BF3 is Coke, COD is Pepsi.
COD is more like RC Cola
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COD is more like RC Cola
CoD is more like Diet Rite watered down with urine.
 
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I like the comparison to shirtless people in cops! Made me LOL
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BF3 is like the finest bottle of Champagne, matured for a quarter of a century. MW3 is also like a bottle of Champagne. One filled with piss and left out to stink in monthly fees and Bobby Kotick's drugparties for half a week.
    
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Where is DNF. I thought they Gearbox was showing it off at E3.

BF is Sam Adams where as COD is Steel Reserve.
Edited by pengs - 5/31/11 at 4:00pm
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BF3 is Coke, COD is Pepsi.
Coke has a bigger chunk of the market than Pepsi; so to keep the analogy correct, CoD has to be tied to Coke.
    
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BF3 is Coke, COD is Pepsi.
Don't be insulting Pepsi like that
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why isn't duke nukem forever on that list
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