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Alongside legions of actual cheaters, EA's third-party anti-cheating technology, Punkbuster, has apparently been booting innocents from Battlefield 3, a problem the publisher is currently looking into. "We are investigating an issue of Punkbuster bans that were incorrectly applied to some of our p...

June 23rd 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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If you make games free, they will come. Battlefield 3 (of dreams) is next up as Origin's On the House freebie, and you can get it for free right now. DICE's military shooter - remember when Battlefield was a military shooter? - will remain free on the PC portal until June 3. EA's also extending th...

May 29th 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Electronic Arts has settled a lawsuit between itself and industrial conglomerate Textron, concerning three models of helicopter made by Textron aerospace subsidiary Bell Helicopter: The AH-1Z Viper, UH-1Y Venom and V-22 Osprey. The terms of the private, out-of-court settlement remain unknown, thoug...

August 16th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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PlayStation Plus subscribers can download Battlefield 3 for free after tomorrow's store update. Other free PS Plus games set aside for July include Jet Set Radio, Metal Slug XX, Dokuro and Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee HD. PlayStation pals across the pond can add Battlefield 3 to their Instant Game co...

July 1st 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Battlefield 3 and Saints Row: The Third go marching onto PlayStation Plus in Europe next month, joining the continent's Instant Game Collection along with three others. Yup, marching was the common link we could find between two very different headliners, although we suppose destruction and loud no...

June 19th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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GameStop Power-Up Rewards members who pre-order Battlefield 4 can unlock some vehicle upgrades in Battlefield 3 immediately. The Air Vehicles Shortcut Kit instantly unlocks all 38 upgrades across all airborne vehicles in Battlefield 3. Looking to go through a different retailer with your early com...

June 4th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Kevin Flynn, who's worked for the last two years as a senior product manager for EA's UK arm, has left to join Activision's UK side as a senior brand manager on Call of Duty. Flynn's previous efforts for EA include launching Battlefield 3 and its subsequent Premium DLC campaigns in the region. Fly...

May 17th 2013 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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The Battlefield 3 servers have been under a DDOS attack for the past several days, aimed at interfering with network communication and preventing access to multiplayer, EA says. The barrage has not breached any user data and EA is working to stop the attack, the publisher adds. "The current Battle...

May 8th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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We're not talking about long-distance dome-capping in Battlefield 3's final DLC, End Game, while using a helicopter – actually, that's exactly what we're talking about. It's just not accomplished here in the way you're thinking.

April 25th 2013 at 4:30am 0 Comments