E3 2012 is almost here and the GameSpot AU/Asia team share their most anticipated, we humiliate people in Far Cry 3 Multiplayer and discuss what's up with Crysis 2 back on Steam.
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via Official Battlefield Blog
We are very happy to present the contents of our next Battlefield 3 game update! This is a big one, rolling out June 4-5. Read on for the full details, including a solution to the M26 dart issue, reduced suppression, and the introduction of colorblind support on console.
The next Battlefield 3 update goes live June 4-5 on all formats. As usual, the period between the last update and this upcoming one has been spent listening to our community, tweaking parame... [read more]
via Official Battlefield Blog
Double XP Weekend May 26-27 on PC
Console players had a great time during our Double XP event the other week. Now, the time has come for our PC players to rank up faster.
During Saturday and Sunday this weekend (May 26th-27th), every point you make gets doubled at the end of round!
If you want to know exactly how we calculate your Double XP, head to this forum post [battlelog.battlefield.com]. The gist of it is that double XP will be accrued across all ran... [read more]
From Tripwire Interactive & Steam
Here at Tripwire Interactive we're incredibly excited that Red Orchestra 2 won PC Gamer's Multiplayer FPS of the Year. And we couldn't think of a better way to celebrate this than to give away a free content pack for the game to everyone that owns it. So we're very pleased to announce the Red Orchestra 2 Game of the Year Edition featuring an amazing new map, diverse new game modes and a host of new features. The GOTY Edition Free Content Pack will download ... [read more]
May 24, 2012 9:37 AM
Earlier today, Valve released an update to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
Below is the official changelog:
• Updated weapons based on performance metrics:
- Slightly increased the damage for the fiveseven to keep it on par with other pistols.
- Lowered the max width of the recoil patterns for the MG's to make them better for their price point.
- Lowered the spread on the Negev to be more in line with the m249.
• Improvements have been made to burst fire and tappi... [read more]
May 22, 2012 2:46 PM
Based on article from Battlefieldo
Battlefield 3 fan site Battlefieldo is reporting that the upcoming DLC "Close Quarters", featuring four new maps plus additional weapons, will be $14.99.
They point to information posted on the EA Public Relations Extranet which reveals the following:
Battlefield 3: Close Quarters information
· Publisher: Electronic Arts
· Developer: DICE
· Formats: PlayStation® 3, Xbox 360®, PC
· Release: June 2012 (1 week early access on PlayStation®3)... [read more]
PC Zombie Darling Causes Sale Explosion, ArmA Devs Happy to Help
-- Article reposted from Kotaku
Diablo III may have all the marketing and hype as far as the PC market is concerned, but I'll be damned if anything, Blizzard-developed or not, is going to keep me from playing more DayZ this week.
The zombie survival mod for Bohemia Interactive's military sim ArmA II has come out of nowhere to be one of the most interesting things to happen to PC gaming in 2012. What's most interesting, to ... [read more]
May 18, 2012 12:10 PM
The newly released game Sniper Elite v2, includes both single player and for the PC - dedicated Team Death Match servers.
Sniper Elite V2 Review
Rupturing organs in X-Ray slow motion is a killer way to snipe.
Reposted from IGN
Perched atop the bombed out husk of a building, I scan the razor wire fence line and nearby rubble far below for movement through the scope of my M1903 Springfield. Taking aim at a pair of Nazis chatting amidst the din of distant gunfire, I hold my breath, lin... [read more]
May 16, 2012 7:45 AM
Yesterday, Valve released the BETA 14 update for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
Below is the changelog:
• Tweaks to the recoil model based on player feedback.
• Decreased the throw velocity for Incendiary and Molotov grenades. They can no longer be thrown far enough to block terrorists from leaving spawn in Inferno.
• Removed the ability to exploit the radar data.
• The aiming precision now changes back to the standing accuracy state immediately after the crouch bu... [read more]
May 12, 2012 3:15 PM
Article reposted from Battlefieldo:
We've got some exclusive news and some new dates for you all. It looks like EA/DICE is rolling out a premium content service, and are also planning to drop 5th expansion after their previously announced End Game DLC. In addition, there will be a DOUBLE XP WEEKEND this weekend, May 12th - 14th!
Battlefield Premium : June 4th
Battlefield™ Premium will land you a number of content drops with unique in-game items not available anywhere else. First out i... [read more]