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Battlefield 1943
Game Description: Take to the land, sea, and air once more with this download-only installment of the revered Battlefield series. 1943 is set exclusively in the Pacific Theater, and includes the classic maps Wake Island, Iwo Jima, and Guadalcanal. The available soldier classes are infantry, scout and rifleman, and the game uses Battlefield: Bad Company's Frostbite engine, allowing for destructible environments.
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  • Battlefield 1943 Vouchers Available For PS3 Owners Who Bought Battlefield 3

    EA will soon start handing out vouchers for Battlefield 1943 to honor the promise that was broken when Battlefield 3 for PS3 didn’t ship with a free copy of the downloadable shooter, a mistake that recently led to a class action lawsuit being filed against EA. It’s a Thanksgiving miracle! “There have been some...

    Posted November 25, 2011

    Battlefield 1943 Vouchers Available For PS3 Owners Who Bought Battlefield 3
  • EA Being Sued Over Battlefield 1943 Promise

    EA is heading to court over a promise to PS3 gamers. Earlier this year at a press event, EA announced gamers who bought Battlefield 3 on the PS3 would get a free copy of Battlefield 1943. For many gamers, that was apparently the incentive they needed to make the PS3 their BF3 console of choice. As it would turn out, on the day Battlefield 3 was...

    Posted November 21, 2011

    EA Being Sued Over Battlefield 1943 Promise
  • Battlefield Won't Be Annualized Says DICE -- Already Comes Out Once Year

    Battlefield won't be annualized according to BF series producer Patrick Bach. If the series were to mirror the production of Call of Duty the quality would suffer ultimately killing the series, something DICE and EA wouldn't allow, according to Bach. “The business goals for us are not to release a game every year,” Bach mentioned in...

    Posted August 3, 2011

    Battlefield Won't Be Annualized Says DICE -- Already Comes Out Once Year
  • War is Games: From the Civil War to the Iraq War and Beyond

    Memorial Day. What does that mean? Well, to the typical America, it means beer, bikinis, and a day off from work! And if you're a gamer, it also means double experience in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Or even TRIPLE experience if you're diving into the recently updated Gears of War 2 experience. What better way to honor the valiant dead than...

    Posted May 30, 2011

    War is Games: From the Civil War to the Iraq War and Beyond
  • Battlefield 1943 Fastest Game To Sell 1M Copies Via Xbox Live Arcade

    The success of Battlefield 1943 on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network seemed to surprise Electronic Arts and DICE. That success has continued, with EA announcing this morning Battlefield 1943 has officially become the fastest release on XBLA to reach one million copies. Battlefield 1943 was originally intended to be a simultaneous release...

    Posted March 29, 2010

    Battlefield 1943 Fastest Game To Sell 1M Copies Via Xbox Live Arcade
  • Former DICE Employee Promises Battlefield 3 Will "Blow People Away"

    Battlefield 3 is coming. An Electronic Arts executive teased its existence last year and DICE hasn't been shy about the notion of another traditional installment in the series. Yet another has joined the fray, as well. Former DICE executive Fredrik Liliegren recently told Gaming Union the upcoming Battlefield 3 will "blow people away"...

    Posted February 22, 2010

    Former DICE Employee Promises Battlefield 3 Will "Blow People Away"
  • Battlefield 1943 At 1.2 Million Sold Across Xbox Live And PlayStation Network

    This summer's downloadable experiment was a success for Electronic Arts and DICE. At the BMO Capital Markets "Digital Entertainment Conference" in New York today, EA exec. VP and CFO Eric Brown announced that, as of today, Battlefield 1943 has sold 1.2 million copies across both Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. The game was a...

    Posted November 12, 2009

    Battlefield 1943 At 1.2 Million Sold Across Xbox Live And PlayStation Network
  • Developer Follow-Up: Battlefield 1943

    It's been more than a month since Battlefield 1943 dropped on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network (the PC version isn't out yet, but it's coming). To get a sense of Electronic Arts' and DICE's reactions to Battlefield 1943 so far, Andrew Pfister got in touch with the game's producer, Gordon Van Dyke, to talk about the game. G4: How do you...

    Posted August 20, 2009

    Developer Follow-Up: Battlefield 1943
  • [Updated] Battlefield 1943 Players On Xbox 360 Unlock Coral Sea Map

    Update: 1:33pm PST Electronic Arts and DICE included a fourth map in the downloadable-only Battlefield 1943, but didn't make it available at the start. Instead, players have to collectively rack up at least 43 million kills to unlock the map. Fortunately for Battlefield 1943 players on Xbox 360, that time is very close -- in fact, the map will...

    Posted July 14, 2009

    [Updated] Battlefield 1943 Players On Xbox 360 Unlock Coral Sea Map
  • Battlefield 1943 Coming July 8 On XBL, July 9 On PSN

    Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version Updated: Guadalcanal Trailer Live! Fans of EA’s wildly popular Battlefield franchise will be pleased to know that the newest installment, Battlefield 1943, will be released on Xbox Live on July 8 (1200 MS Points), and July 9 on the PlayStation Network. Unfortunately, PC players will have to...

    Posted July 2, 2009

    Battlefield 1943 Coming July 8 On XBL, July 9 On PSN
  • Battlefield 1943 Getting Demo, No Public Beta

    Watch Larger Version of this Video During a recent Q&A with Eurogamer, EA DICE producer Gordon Van Dyke said there will not be a multiplayer beta for the company's upcoming Battlefield 1943, the stylish re-imagining of the massively popular World War II FPS Battlefield 1942. But not to worry. DICE will be releasing a demo that Van...

    Posted June 19, 2009

    Battlefield 1943 Getting Demo, No Public Beta
  • Electronic Arts Confirms Battlefield 3 In Development

    Criterion Games working on a Need For Speed game wasn't the only surprising bit of news that Electronic Arts chief operating office John Pleasants tucked into his presentation at the William Blair Growth Stock Conference I listened to today. Pleasants confirmed he's seen DICE's work on Battlefield 3. "I've had the luxury of looking at...

    Posted June 10, 2009

    Electronic Arts Confirms Battlefield 3 In Development
  • Battlefield 1943 Offers Fourth Unlockable Map With 43M Community Kills

    DICE has revealed that their homage Battlefield 1943 will offer a fourth unlockable map, The Coral Sea. How would you suppose they'd have you unlock it? Why racking up a global kill count of 43,000,000 community kills. Yeesh. At least they're not nightmarish World of Warcraft collect quests to open the gates of AQ. 1943 comes out in June for the...

    Posted May 29, 2009

    Battlefield 1943 Offers Fourth Unlockable Map With 43M Community Kills
  • 'Battlefield 1943' Hands-On Preview

    While fans of the Battlefield series may have been irked lately that the makers of those first-person shooters, DICE, have been distracting themselves with console and cartoon versions of the series, not to mention some game in which the girl from the Esurance ads runs around like an idiot, there was some good news out of EA’s event in...

    Posted May 14, 2009| 13 Comments

    'Battlefield 1943' Hands-On Preview
  • 'Battlefield 1943' Trailer From Iwo Jima

    Electronic Arts and DICE gives you something to write home about with the latest Battlefield 1943 trailer showing the infamous island (and classic Battlefield map) of Iwo Jima. Set at $15/1200 MS Points, you can grab the downloadable shooter off PSN/XBLA next month and September for the PC. Battlefield 1943 Welcome to Iwo Jima Watch...

    Posted May 14, 2009| 6 Comments

    'Battlefield 1943' Trailer From Iwo Jima
  • The History of the Battlefield Franchise

    Posted: March 9, 2010

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  • Best of 2009: Best Downloadable Game

    Posted: December 15, 2009

    5,205 Views | 02:15

  • Holiday Buyers Guide 2009: Top Downloadable Games

    Posted: November 24, 2009

    2,625 Views | 01:00

  • Pro Tips with Tsquared: Battlefield 1943 Vehicles

    Posted: September 14, 2009

    4,659 Views | 01:54

  • Mr Sark's Battlefield 1943 Sniper Showdown Winners

    Posted: August 31, 2009

    3,124 Views | 01:36

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