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If a truly faithful BF2 sequel were to come out tomorrow, there would be school shootings on Thursday. BF2 was tons of fun, but it was also the most frustrating and enraging online shooter I have ever played. I don't know if the COD generation could handle it.
    
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That's great that you know a kid who had that experience, but that hardly speaks for every gamer out there. Battlefield and Call of Duty are both extremely mainstream games in the incredibly popular genre of multiplayer war shooters, bought by largely the same type of crowd. I wish people would get over being stuck up about how their shooter of choice is for the superior race and others are beneath them. Just find whichever franchise that puts out a new game with a generic soldier on the box every year to be best suited to your tastes and have some fun.

This was Vanilla BF3. If you just play small map like Close Courters DLC then its more like COD and more people can play it. Also i only tried to play BF 2142 and sucked so hard i could not get to play it more then 5 hours. I only played SP for BC2 and on MP for BF3. Yes BF3 became a lot more mainstream. The thing is after playing BF , COD games feel like is too easy and fast to get kills.
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If EA thinks BF4 will win over COD fans, I don't think I want BF4 frown.gif
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*waves his little Team Fortress 2 hat silently*

Games are generally for entertainment as previously stated by WorldExclusive and the skill argument does get annoying after a while. While some might be entertained by accomplishment of a good challenge which requires skill the bigger portion of the market doesn't usually go in the same way. i enjoyed CoD back in the days when Single Player mattered (which for some reason is a taboo today), and that includes CoD 1, CoD UO (expansion pack), CoD 4 (which was decent though i like more the WW2 theme. also, the last game to get numbered according to the whole series wth.gif ) and CoD (5) WaW (was kinda fun, mainly the flamethrowers biggrin.gif ). never touched the multiplayer except a few rare times in CoD2 wheere i could find a server and even then it's TDM which isn't THAT enjoyable to me.
never had experience in the BF series though i remember that many friends of mine played 2142 and maybe BF2 or BC2 so i know it was enjoyable too.

To me a TF2 is a good game because it is enjoyable and simple (casual) but can also require skill and teamplay if desired. (more teamplay than skill)
Also, how could you not like HATZ tongue.gif
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EA really lost my respect, but i'll never stop loving their battlefield franchise. As others mentioned above, COD is a game for kids but Battlefield is made for mature people.
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I mainly play COD on ps3, I find there is more action to it..... but I also enjoy BF3 on my PC, to each their own, dont look down on someone because of the games they enjoy thumb.gif

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I'm 31 lol
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Arma 3 is just way better game then both BF and CoD
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The funniest part of this thread is the fact that you guys act surprised by all the of EA malarkey going on. sleepysmileyanim.gif
     
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in my opinion Arma 3 is just way better game then both BF and CoD

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I like most games in the CoD series, I also like the BF series. Does it mean I am the devil incarnate? No, I just like various games, and for very strategic games, I love Arma. I like single player, and multiplayer games. If I buy a game for it's multiplayer, I will mostly play that, but I will play the single player when running the generator in a power outage. If I buy a game for its single player, I will play it until it is beaten, then I will play the multiplayer (if it has one). I might be a weird one, but I have always thought myself to be weird, and I never cared what anyone thought about my opinions or actions.
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