Why Battlefield 1943 is Important for the Video Game Industry

Bill from PixelatedGeek says "World War II games have never been my cup of tea. Perhaps it's something about the lack of dragons or giant robots. I'm not quite sure. In fact, up until a few weeks ago I had never played a Battlefield game, ever. However, for some reason, I found myself engaged in all of the hype surrounding the release of Battlefield 1943.

Unless you have been living under a rock (or some other equally internet-less place), you have probably heard a great deal about Battlefield 1943. It's a competitive multiplayer first-person shooter published by EA and developed by DICE. It's a game that is, by no stretch of the imagination, revolutionary. Hell, it's barely even a new game. From my understanding, the maps (all four of them), vehicles, and weapons are all recycled from Battlefield 1942, which came out seven years ago. So, why is this game getting so much attention? Two magical words: digital distribution."

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shibs3391d ago

As soon as consoles start having bigger hard drives...

iseven3391d ago

or non proprietary storage devices. I mean, USB hard drives would be the way to go. All consoles nowadays have USB ports. Let us use them. We'll buy your games, just make it easier for us to get them and carry them around.