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You do know DICE is mainly targeting PC gamers with BF3, and CoD sells more on consoles.. Most people on PC seem to prefer BF series so obviously BF3 will be awesome. The console fanboys will learn their lesson once Activision start charging real money to create classes and get weapon attachments.
    
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quality > quantity


quality being bc2, quantity being the 500 cod games released on the same engine.
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Call of Duty has been using the same engine since Call of Duty 2. So 2005.

Valve has been using the Source Engine since 2004.

The engines have been updated quite a bit, but they haven't significantly changed since their introductions. I don't blame Valve though since they focus more on gameplay than visuals. Call of Duty on the other hand recycles the same engine, the same gameplay, and often the same setting for each new game. Gets old.

But you really can't say all the competition has been lazy.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...ctX_10_support

That's not a small list. Shows the amount of developers who've bothered to upgrade their engines.

Although Battlefield 3 is boasting a brand new engine. And while this is exciting, I don't think it'll be as significant as CryEngine 1 to CryEngine 2 was. Definitely eons beyond Call of Duty however.
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I still don't know what to think of DICE and BF3, their saying all this (wonderful) stuff but I'm not sure if they are going to make BF3 to the standard their saying its going to be. I will reserve my judgment until I have the beta running on my PC.
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Darn I thought they were talking about Crytek.
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I dont know, I like moar the "Grab the mouse n shoot" style of call of duty rather than all the complicated mechanics for battlefield. Easier to bring friends n beers even gf would play.
post #17 of 109
lazy, yet very very rich. not saying that CoD is superior (or even that I like CoD), but it's a sad fact
post #18 of 109
BFBC2 is an amazing game if you have trouble falling asleep that is.
I was just playing it and I dozed off, until 20 minutes later I saw a first opponent running out from a mile away for a split second.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Heret|c View Post
BFBC2 is an amazing game if you have trouble falling asleep that is.
I was just playing it and I dozed off, until 20 minutes later I saw a first opponent running out from a mile away for a split second.
Are you sure you mean BC2? Not BF2? BC2 isn't that large at all, enemy spotted under 30s standard
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post #20 of 109
Like I've been saying in the many BF3 threads, actions speak louder than words. EA owns many studios, DICE, Danger Close, and many many more.

Actions speak louder than words. And actions don't include hyping your game up like no tomorrow.
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