Battlefield 3 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 released within weeks of each other this season and both possess ardent and passionate fan bases. Caught up in the crossfire, though, are the bold gamers who try to balance time between both titles. Doing so successfully is a high-wire act that not everyone can survive.
Seeing as though Modern Warfare 3 released two weeks after Battlefield, many gamers are apt to be making the jump from EA’s sprawling, open warfare style of play to the tight quarters of Activision’s more arcadic shooter.
What can such a thing look like? Here are 8 of the most common thoughts floating through the mind of a new Modern Warfare 3 grunt, fresh off of spending hours upon hours blowing up tanks and skydiving in Davamand Peak.