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[CVG]Battlefield 3 dev: 'You can't kill CoD by copying'

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Battlefield 3 needs to be "a better shooter" in order to dethrone Call of Duty from its FPS throne, says EA senior gamplay designer Alan Kertz.

Speaking to fans via Twitter, Kertz wrote: "You don't kill COD by trying to be COD. You kill COD by making a better shooter."


The DICE man also promised a significant amount of depth over the last Battlefield instalment:

"BF3 will be deeper than BF2," he wrote. "That said we've paid a lot of attention to keeping depth while pacing the learning curve.
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Hey they are bringing back prone....That alone is def a step in the correct direction....AND its not made by activision so the graphics will be better...+2 for BF3 already...
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At the end of the day, you won't kill COD, as it's so established as "the" shooter to have, and millions of 13 year olds beg their parents for it every few months, even though there are much better shooters out there.

Still, be interesting to see what BF3 comes up with.
    
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I think I speak for all of us here when I say words or actions cannot express the anticipation of this game.

Those nine words bring music to my ears "You don't kill COD by trying to be COD."
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Well, i could tell you that any Battlefield game (Even 1942) is better than the newer CoD games.
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BF2 is a complete different game compared to COD. I mean there so much more to learn (weapons, vehicles etc.) You play COD for a week and the boredom set in. Games like BF3 will never dethrone COD because there is a greater audience out there for noobgames like COD.
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A few mates and I installed Battlefield 2 on our computers today just to enjoy the good old days and in anticipation for more Battlefield 3 information and when we all got into the game we set up at the same time, in unison we said... "Geez why did we ever play call of duty again?" I wish I had record going to have that as my text message alert
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CoD used to be good, especially the very first games, but after CoD4, the whole series started going downhill. I don't play CoD online anymore at all, the whole series is dead for me.
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Make a better shooter? That's not difficult. Poo in a bucket, then box and ship. Mission accomplished.
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Make a better shooter? That's not difficult. Poo in a bucket, then box and ship. Mission accomplished.
They already tried that with Medal of Honor.
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