Player Affinity writes: "Unless you've been living in a cave for the past year, you know EA has a lot vested in Battlefield 3. EA has been very vocal in regards to the what they want to do with the franchise: sock it to Call of Duty. So now that Battlefield 3 is out, how does it stand up? Did DICE deliver some bite to that EA brass bark? The answer, as you might expect, is complicated."