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no, the SP alone is not worth $60. it reminds me of blops without the michael bay action, tbh.

BC and BC2 had far better SP.
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post #12 of 75
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Originally Posted by bevo View Post
It's only 5 hours long. If that's long enough for your 60$ then yes it's worth it.

Only 5 hours long ?

Well, I will definitely be waiting for it to:

1. be independent from Origin or come to Steam

and

2. come down in price to less than € 20.


I generally don't play the multiplayer part of games (never even started the multiplayer of BFBC2 once), except for games like Left 4 Dead, of course.
 
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post #13 of 75
It was good but I wish it was longer. If you are only getting it for Single player, then id wait till the price dropped. Mutliplayer is awesome btw.
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I'm not through with it but I'm very impressed. Only downside is it reminds me of black ops too much.
This, except I'm finished ha ha.

They pretty much ripped off the Black-Ops style of interrogation -> level interrogation -> level etc. etc.

I really enjoyed it, although it was a bit short. The story is pretty sweet.
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It's alright. It's maybe an inch above the standard rail shooter cod style campaign. It's certainly fun and the guns handle exactly like in the multiplayer so that's a bonus.

It's good, but it's not Half-Life 2 good, nor is it Crysis good. Half-Life 2 set the standard for singleplayer games and Crysis offered your standard shooter with extra options and few limits in terms of tactics, which made it stand above the crowd. Not going to touch on graphics but I'd say Crysis and BF3 are on the same level in terms of image quality and grunt needed to run.

Though, for the singleplayer, I'd much rather play Crysis. It just offers a lot more options, tactics, variation in your playstyle.

BF3 SP is more along the lines of your play-once-then-put 1000's of hours into multiplayer type thing.
post #16 of 75
Nah. Campaign was garbage, I find the CoD series has a much better storyline and plot.

You should be buying this game for multiplayer, for which it blows CoD out of the water.
post #17 of 75
In a nutshell, no.

The missions seems ripped of from MW1 and MW2. The AI is not as bad as BO but many times in BF3, your team AI just runs past the damn enemies, both not shooting each other, only YOU have to do the dirty work.

And the single player is rather short. I watched my noobie bro play on easy and it was completed under 3 hours.

BF series has awesome MP, MW series has awesome singleplayer.
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Thanks for your replies.

From your posts I think I might wait a couple of months for the price while giving myself some time to upgrade my pc as well. I hope its better than black ops , i had to force myself to finish the game.

@sloppyjoe123 Thanks for the skyrim suggestion, I took a look but it doesn't seems my kind of game.
@linkin93 Never played hl2 but love Crysis, still play it with the lots of single player maps around.
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post #19 of 75
I'm loving the campaign (because my mp barely works properly, stupid EA) but I read that you can hand in BF3 for the new COD, its in the news somewhere
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For $60, I wouldn't buy it unless you'll MP sometime. You know what, get it! Play SP, and have fun playing on MP.
   
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