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Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand Review [Capsule Computers]

Check out Capsule Computers review of Battlefield 3: Back To Karkand, the first downloadable content for the massive first person shooter.

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masterabbott1740d ago

Looks like its bcack to CRAPLAND... thanks for the heads up wont be picking this one up thats for sure

Hufandpuf1739d ago

I got it for free but it's your loss buddy. the B2K maps are the best maps out of all the bf3 maps. And the reviewer was VERY wrong to say veteran players were shafted. The old maps are THE BEST in the franchise and they look drastically different from their original counterpart, watch a comparison video. It was a godsend this expansion came out. The base maps to BF3 were horrible, but these maps brought back the spark that makes BF so amazing. But if you didn't buy BF3 new, then its your loss and no one cares that you take an opinion from an unknown site. I got it free and i'd glady pay $15 if it came to it.

Yi-Long1739d ago (Edited 1739d ago )

I agree... B2K is GREAT!

The STANDARD maps that came with Battlefield 3 were largely very poor/mediocre, lacking that true Battlefield feeling.

I'm glad I bought the LE which meant I got the B2K maps for free. Not sure if I'd still be playing the game if those maps hadn't been free and I was just stuck on those BF3 maps.

It's kinda disappointing that BF3 was released with such poor MP maps and a horrible SP. I really feel it affected many people's opinions about the game, but with the new B2K maps it's just a great experience being online. :)

I really hope future mappacks will be as good as this one, but considering DICE released BF3 with such poor maps, I'm a bit skeptical.

MariaHelFutura1739d ago

The base maps are not horrible. But yes, the B2K maps are great and a very welcome expansion.

BlackTar1871739d ago

yea the base maps horrible? i don't think so

Yi-Long1739d ago

... especially the smaller maps like Metro and Seine Crossing, which seem much more aimed at CoD players than for Battlefield fans.

I play BF games for the freedom they provide me, yet those maps are very straightforward in how you play them and meet your objectives (sadly), so I didn't like that.

I wish Dice would have just included 9 proper Battlefield maps in the game, and then, if they wanted to go after that CoD crowd, maybe they should have just released an expension with those smaller maps, aimed at those players who enjoy that enclosed combat.

BlackTar1871739d ago

'especially the smaller maps like Metro and Seine Crossing, which seem much more aimed at CoD players than for Battlefield fans. "

Totally agree I think we pretty much agree here i still like those maps but i totally see what your saying

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Pandamobile1739d ago

The reviewer is retarded. He doesn't give any real reasons why it's not worth it. He just says that they will be familiar to BF2 vets.

As a BF2 vet, I can definitely say that these maps are WAY better than the stock BF3 maps. Besides the nostalgia factor, they're just plain better designed and more fun to play.

You won't even recognize Strike at Karkand towards the end of a thousand ticket Conquest Assault game. It's unbelievable.

2pacalypsenow1739d ago

since you prob a COD fan your very familiar with crap

ian721739d ago

Back to Karkand DLC is at least 9/10 for me. Maps are fantastic, more guns and different vehicles. It is also free DLC with Limited Ed game, which was same price as normal ed here in UK at TESCO.
Loving this game, really happy with it.

suicidalblues1739d ago

Are you surprised? It's a no name site looking for hits.

On topic, b2k is a friggin' awesome pack. The guns are varied and the maps are a blast.

brettyd1739d ago

haha wow, the new maps are the best maps in the game. Can't get enough Wake Island.

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