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GF Rating
7.3

13652 ratings

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Helicopter Jets and Tanks oh my!

posted by ned_4_sped (CLARKSBURG, WV) Nov 7, 2011

Member since Apr 2011

I have to say when I got this game I was worried when I had to download for the Xbox the driver pack onto my hard-drive. I didn't have an expandable hard-drive so after waiting a week and ordering one and downloading the higher graphics driver I am so happy. The sound the lighting and the sure grit that the game has is fantastic! I was impressed with the story line, but if that is all you wanna do, then rent it don't buy. Only took 5.5 hours to bet the story but it was good. But I love the multi-player. Just the fact that you still have the great sound and picture playing online is awesome! On top of that you can fly a jet and a helicopter! WHAT! They are hard to master and take some practice but after that not a problem you will be racking up kills in no time!

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Short but excellent

posted by MasterGrunt06 (NAPLES, FL) Nov 7, 2011

Member since Nov 2011

Battlefield 3 had excellent single player game play but lacked length. It took approximately 10 hrs to knock out the campaign on hard. You can't get into the multiplayer with the rental which would have added a lot to the game and I decided not to do the co-operative missions.

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

All in all it was a fun game with minor imperfecti

posted by tdotfromdabronx (BRONX, NY) Nov 6, 2011

Member since Oct 2011

In Battlefield 3 you play the role of Sargent Blackburn telling the story of a marine mission that went horribly wrong. Key parts of the story make up the gameplay as you try to prevent a terrorist attack in New York City, which you are being accused of having something to do with. When the game starts your right in to the action, fighting off a terrorist attack on the New York subways.

This was pretty cool due to the fact that you have to install two big files just to play the gameā€¦ From the moment you start you have to use quick reflexes because at any moment you will be ask to button smash any button that pops up on your screen. The game is fast paced with a great story line that takes you from working with a team to just being a loan solider. There are a lot of weapons to choose from all with different sights and abilities, and the controls are similar to many of the other war games that are out there. The jet simulation was kind of
hard at first but when you get the hang of it, it can be pretty fun. The tank level was okay but I feel like I could have done without it wasn't a big fan.

I love the fact that the game tells you where you should be headed at all times. The realism is amazing from having to put on a gas mask in the nick of time when there is a terrorist gas attack in a building to the sprinklers going of due to explosions going off.

Team work seems to be a problem in this game either your AI Comrades are jumping in front of you while your shooting and you get a big fat message telling you friendly fire will not be tolerated or their missing enemies that are right in front of them. Fighting in the dark can be very difficult when flashlights shine in your face and red lasers are on you the two almost blind you. I did notice some lag at different moments during the game, which kind of annoyed me at times.

All in all it was a fun game with minor imperfections.

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