DICE is quietly but persistently building the hype for Battlefield 3
with its continuing blog posts
. This time lead designer Niklas Fegraeus sheds some light on the game's development of the Back to Karkland map pack, a DLC set that is free to fans who preorder the game. The whole pack is a love letter to Battlefield 2, remastering three classic maps and a host of weapons and vehicles.
With the announcement of Modern Warfare 3 I can tell this year will be a real battleground for realistic military shooters. Personally I'm more excited about Battlefield 3 because of the vehicles, but then again after four games in as many years I'm also sick to dead of CoD.