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    News - EA releases Battlefield 4 trailer and gameplay videos

    Game is confirmed for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 for autumn.
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    Re: News - EA releases Battlefield 4 trailer and gameplay videos

    RPS summed it up nicely:

    Quote Originally Posted by RPS
    They blow up. They blow up more beautifully, and more extraordinarily than I’ve ever seen the targeted areas blow up in all the FPS games that are otherwise exactly the same as it. Now they’re going up that FPS games’ lift, and shooting at the FPS games’ helicopter that you shoot at when going up that FPS games lift. It looks ridiculously amazing as it destroys the familiar FPS building you’re running through, before FPS games’ scripted sequence where the helicopter causes all your friends to fall down, and then a big brick tower falls through the roof next to you all.

    You’re knocked out, and then you come around all fuzzy, and your friend is looking directly in your face. You know the scene I mean, from the FPS games.
    http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2013...-the-new-news/

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    Re: News - EA releases Battlefield 4 trailer and gameplay videos

    Get ready for a severe case of upgradeitis again people....

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    Re: News - EA releases Battlefield 4 trailer and gameplay videos

    So BF3 with Rihanna?

    *shudder*

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    Re: News - EA releases Battlefield 4 trailer and gameplay videos

    Looks good

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    Re: News - EA releases Battlefield 4 trailer and gameplay videos

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    Perhaps, but then they start the article by suggesting EA "lured" them to the conference. What? They lured you?

    The author's posts on Twitter are great too, given he's moaning about EA's hype-machine for the game, after writing a hyperbolic article about it.
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    Re: News - EA releases Battlefield 4 trailer and gameplay videos

    EA say that the single player game will contain “huge environments, a playground of destruction, access to an arsenal of vehicles and the ability to direct squad mates”, with multi-player game design elements incorporated into the single player gameplay.
    Oooo. Does this mean that the campaign won't just be a "training ground" for multiplayer? If it's a proper game in itself then here's one BF3 owner that will definitely putting in a BF4 pre-order. Although I think I'll be doing it via my local Gamestation/Game store.

    Being controversial (perhaps) I thought that the BF3 single player was better than the equivalent in the latest CoD - at least on the PC at any rate.
    Quote Originally Posted by ZaO View Post
    Get ready for a severe case of upgradeitis again people....
    Already done my video card (GF460->7970), but I'm wondering if I can use BF4 as a "justification" (cough, cough) to switch from my current hexcore PhenomII to an i7 (IB or Haswell). After all my 3DMark figures seem to show that I'm a little light on cpu power.

    EDIT: Just watched that 17 minute trailer - if the gameplay portions are representative (i.e. not carefully chosen and equally carefully edited together) then BF4 looks to be very special indeed. Particularly like the destructible cover!
    Last edited by crossy; 27-03-2013 at 01:05 PM. Reason: Watched trailer.

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    Re: News - EA releases Battlefield 4 trailer and gameplay videos

    The squad-command thing looks interesting as far as squad commands can be.
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    Re: News - EA releases Battlefield 4 trailer and gameplay videos

    Quote Originally Posted by crossy View Post
    Already done my video card (GF460->7970), but I'm wondering if I can use BF4 as a "justification" (cough, cough) to switch from my current hexcore PhenomII to an i7 (IB or Haswell). After all my 3DMark figures seem to show that I'm a little light on cpu power.
    BF was one of the first games to use multicores so efficiently. in many cases it runs better on a cheaper AMD chip, than the equivalent intel.

    Most certainly, not the game to switch from AMD for!

    Will have to wait a few hours to watch the trailer.....but since when did a trailer 6+ months in advance of release really end up looking like the finished product?
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    Re: News - EA releases Battlefield 4 trailer and gameplay videos

    Quote Originally Posted by Terbinator View Post
    Perhaps, but then they start the article by suggesting EA "lured" them to the conference. What? They lured you?

    The author's posts on Twitter are great too, given he's moaning about EA's hype-machine for the game, after writing a hyperbolic article about it.
    It's called irony, read a bit closer into the supposed 'hyberbole'

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    Re: News - EA releases Battlefield 4 trailer and gameplay videos

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    It's called irony, read a bit closer into the supposed 'hyberbole'
    I know what it is, i'm saying it is a bad article.
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    Re: News - EA releases Battlefield 4 trailer and gameplay videos

    Looks nice, but I will wait for the premium pack/ offer
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    Re: News - EA releases Battlefield 4 trailer and gameplay videos

    RPS...Stewart Lee fans

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    Re: News - EA releases Battlefield 4 trailer and gameplay videos

    Quote Originally Posted by Terbinator View Post
    I know what it is, i'm saying it is a bad article.
    Why do you think it's bad?

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    Re: News - EA releases Battlefield 4 trailer and gameplay videos

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    Why do you think it's bad?
    Because it is just another EA hate article (arguably justified) with his own rudimentary points glued to it. He signs off by saying: "But beyond that, I have nothing useful to report about the game". Well good, given you haven't played it and have been served the same 17 minutes as everyone else, in fact, what do you have to report beyond some salty paragraphs?

    Of course, there isn't much to report too. Everyone knows that, but then every man and his dog has already separated the wheat from the chaff in their mind and isn't remotely bothered beyond "where is our MP Dice!!1?!?!11111". Let's ignore for a moment EA/Dice had already eluded to following convention and tease/show off BF4 like they did with BF3 - reveal at GDC, SP snippet. I don't get his horror/surprise.

    He's moaning about there being no release date, too. You could bet your house it was going to release this autumn - this has to be the first time i've seen a "hack" moan about the time needed to receive a release date for something all but confirmed anyway.

    Edit: Zero mention about the (seemingly limited) squad mechanics.
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    Re: News - EA releases Battlefield 4 trailer and gameplay videos

    I don't think there's any anti-EA sentiment at all. He's making the point about the shooter genre as a whole.

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