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E3 2011 : Battlefield 3 Release Date

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In the Electronic Arts press conference at E3 2011, Karl Magnus Troedsson – General Manager DICE – revealed that the North American release date of the first-person shooter Battlefield Military’s March was set for Oct. 25.

Also, beta testing will begin in September, on all platforms (PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360).

 

Press Release

LOS ANGELES – June 6, 2011 – The fight is on! DICE, an Electronic Arts Inc. studio (NASDAQ: ERTS), today announced that Battlefield 3TM, the next installment in the internationally acclaimed Battlefield series, will be available on October 25, 2011. After three years of development, the spectacular new game leaps ahead of the competition thanks to the unique power of the Frostbite TM 2 game engine. The technology advances the state of the art, and serves as the power center that allows Battlefield 3 to deliver superior performance in character animation, visual rendering, audio/sound and physical destruction. Battlefield 3 is the only FPS in the marketplace using Frostbite 2, and the only shooter capable of making the gameplay experience feel alive with all the sights, sounds, movements and action of real-world incursions. Fans eager to jump into battle can join the multi-platform beta in September 2011.

Battlefield 3 will be shown on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PCthis week at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles in EA’s booth located at #1601 in the South Hall.

“We are proud to finally open the curtains and reveal Battlefield 3. The core development team has been together since 2005. We’ve grown together, taken some knocks together and now, we’re ready to take first person shooters to a whole new level, together,” said Patrick Bach, Executive Producer. “Like so many gamers out there, we’ve had some pretty wild ideas about what we’d want to see in a shooter. Until now, it was all just fantasy. But with Frostbite 2, even our most far-reaching ideas are becoming a reality.  This is the game we’ve always wanted to create.”

Mass Effect 3 European Release Date

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With the trailer’s E3 presentation in 2011, the Canadian studio BioWare has announced that its European release date for shooter sci-fi RPG Mass Effect 3  and was set for 9 March 2012.

Also, manufacturers have also revealed that the N7 Collector Edition of the game will include:

N7 Arsenal Pack (contains 4 exclusive weapons)
In-game appearance packs
Dark Horse Comic Book
Hardcover art book
Extended soundtrack
Exclusive lithograph
Exclusive N7 patch

 

Press Release

London, UK – June 6, 2011 – Not everyone will survive. Leading video game developer BioWare, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), announced today that the epic action RPG, Mass Effect™ 3, will arrive at retailers March 9, 2012. In Mass Effect 3, an ancient alien race known only as “Reapers”, has launched an all-out invasion of the galaxy, leaving nothing but a trail of destruction in their wake. Earth has been taken, the galaxy is on the verge of total annihilation, and you are the only one who can stop them. The price of failure is extinction. You, as Commander Shepard, must lead the counter assault to take it back. Only you can determine how events will play out, which planets you will save from annihilation and which alliances you will form or abandon as you rally the forces of the galaxy to eliminate the Reaper threat once and for all. Mass Effect 3 will make its world debut at the Electronic Entertainment Expo from June 7 -9, 2011. Show attendees can see Mass Effect 3 at EA’s booth #1601 in South Hall.

“With Mass Effect 3, we are delivering blockbuster action and heart-wrenching emotion on a scale that far exceeds anything we’ve ever done before,” said Casey Hudson, Executive Producer of the Mass Effect series. “This is an all-out galactic war and how you choose to lead and play will ultimately determine how – and if – you can save the galaxy.”

BioWare also unveiled today the Mass Effect 3 N7 Collector’s Edition, a special edition of the game featuring exclusive bonus content and unlockable items* including in-game appearance packs, a Dark Horse Comic Book, a hardcover art book, an exclusive extended soundtrack, exclusive lithograph and an exclusive N7 patch. Designed to delight both new and seasoned fans, the Mass Effect 3 N7 Collector’s Edition also gives instant access to the N7 Arsenal Pack which features four tactical guns exclusive to this special edition. The Mass Effect 3 N7 Collector’s Edition is available for pre-order now exclusively at Game in limited quantities.

Link For Beta Testing Signup – Call Of Duty:Elite

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Those who wish to participate in the beta test of the new Call of Duty Elite service, recently announced by Activision can register now at the official site, in addition to data required by by publisher potential participants need  a copy of the game Call of Duty Black Ops