Battlefield 3, the latest in a long line of Battlefield titles is likely the most anticipated game of 2011. Using the new Frostbite 2 engine the game promises to deliver jaw dropping visuals coupled with fast paced action packed fun. DICE recommends a quad-core CPU along with 4GB of RAM. As for the graphics card a GeForce GTX 560 or Radeon HD 6950 is suggested.
Giant, chaotic, detailed maps.
Lighting, and particle effects.
Multiplayer will keep you playing for hours without noticing the time.
Excellent Graphics, performance quite good even on mid-range video cards.
Massive maps and great interaction with vehicles.
Lots of customization for weapons.
Some of the best team-based multiplayer we've seen.
Awesome array of vehicles.
Many gorgeous environments.
Rewards teamwork handsomely.
Huge package including singleplayer, co-op and multiplayer.
Battlelog is a pain to deal with.
Falls Short on Single Player and Coop.
Some bugs, especially in Origin.
Some multiplayer features missing from the last game.
Campaign is disappointing and dull.
Only six cooperative missions.
No way to practice jet flight outside of multiplayer.
Issues with multiplayer servers.
Lack of teamwork features.
By GameSpy on September 13, 2012
With four huge maps, a great new game mode, and a handful of fun new vehicles, Armored Kill is the best reason yet for you to jump back into Battlefield 3. After the Close Quarters misstep expansion that tried to turn BF3 into something it isn't,...80
By FutureLooks on January 27, 2012
Battlefield 3 is one of the best looking and most entertaining games of the year. Even if online play is hampered by Origin, once you are in a map everything else just fades away as you are taken in to pure eye-candy combat. Though the single player...-
By Maximum PC on January 17, 2012
There is a creature in Greek mythology known as the Chimera. The Chimera was an unholy patchwork of a beast, a combination of lion, snake, and goat. Battlefield 3 is the software equivalent of a Chimera—a beast of a game stitched together from...90
By overclockers.com on November 30, 2011
Before starting here, take a little while to read Janus67′s excellent review of Battlefield 3 if you haven't done so yet. This article is going to focus on performance. If you are considering making the leap to Battlefield 3, have a strong GPU...-
By TweakTown on November 24, 2011
While the main focus of this mini Battlefield 3 tweak guide was to show you how to get rid of lag, here are a few bonus little nuggets for you to try: Unlike in previous versions of BF, you could see your ping by holding down tab for the...-
By bjorn3d.com on November 21, 2011
In summation, Battlefield 3 offers up an extremely run-of-the-mill single player campaign and a nearly nonexistent co-op mode, but absolutely hits a home run where it all counts--the multiplayer. Battlefield has always been known for its unique blend...85
By NowGamer on November 17, 2011
Despite a lacklustre single player, Battlefield is the definitive online multiplayer king, and the 64-player PC servers and massively improved visuals make this the superior version of a truly classic shooter.More Articles >>>...93
By Expert Reviews on November 16, 2011
A visually impressive but fairly generic single player campaign, but Battlefield 3's online multiplayer is up there with the best...80
By Hi Tech Legion on November 14, 2011
While computers now are significantly more powerful than the gaming PCs of 2005, video game console hardware remains stagnant. Going against the grain, DICE developed Battlefield 3 specifically for PCs and scaled down the console versions unlike all...-
By itreviews.com on November 12, 2011
Despite the launching niggles, the restrictive co-op play and some underwhelming sections of the solo campaign, it's impossible not to recommend Battlefield 3 for its stunning new Frostbite 2 destructible graphics, exhilarating sound and pulsating...100