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BF Bad Company 2 Out March 2, Dante's Inferno Feb. 9

That's 2010, in case you lost track.

News continues to trickle out of GamesCom in Germany, with EA dropping a pair of release dates this morning for Dante's Inferno and Battlefield: Bad Company 2. Though, if you read the headline, you already know what they are: February 9 and March 2. Those are North American dates; you're looking at Feb. 12 and March 5 in Europe.

Both of these games, it should be noted, belong to the less populated category, "games that were always scheduled to come out in 2010" and not the suddenly very crowded group, "games that were supposed to ship in '09 but got pushed into what is looking like a really, really busy 2010 all of a sudden."

To commemorate the announcement, DICE dropped a new Bad Company 2 trailer and some screenshots. And I suggest you look at them.
 
 

  


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Posted by Brad

News continues to trickle out of GamesCom in Germany, with EA dropping a pair of release dates this morning for Dante's Inferno and Battlefield: Bad Company 2. Though, if you read the headline, you already know what they are: February 9 and March 2. Those are North American dates; you're looking at Feb. 12 and March 5 in Europe.

Both of these games, it should be noted, belong to the less populated category, "games that were always scheduled to come out in 2010" and not the suddenly very crowded group, "games that were supposed to ship in '09 but got pushed into what is looking like a really, really busy 2010 all of a sudden."

To commemorate the announcement, DICE dropped a new Bad Company 2 trailer and some screenshots. And I suggest you look at them.
 
 

  


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Posted by grtjustini

yay!!!!!!!

Posted by Vinchenzo

Sounds good.

Posted by OmnomnomPancake

Spring 2010 is Holiday 2008. I swear, these publishers are mentally retarded.
Posted by Teirdome

Really scary time to be releasing this title, I almost wonder if EA/Dice should delay it to June.  Hopefully the success of Battlefield 1943 will help sales.
 
I'm really excited for BC2 though.  1943 showed me how much I prefer the BF style of multi-player to CoD.

Posted by ververdan0226
@grtjustini said:
" yay!!!!!!! "
Posted by buzz_killington

Wow the trailer was super cool.
Edited by ververdan0226
@OmnomnomPancake said:

" Spring 2010 is Holiday 2008. I swear, these publishers are mentally retarded. "

Read the article, these two games were always planned to be in 2010... it's not EA's fault at all... just the other publishers LOL.
Posted by JJOR64

Is it sad that I haven't played Bad Company 1 yet?

Posted by flyordie

Holy crap I am pumped.  What that video did was like what the intro video to battlefield 2 did to me.  Amazing.  I can't wait.

Posted by Grilledcheez

That looks like a great trailer, too bad I'll probably still be playing the piss out of Modern Warfare 2.  As for Dante's Inferno, I liked the literature but the direction they're taking the game is questionable.

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Posted by Firefox1948

I less than three battlefield

Edited by Seppli

EA really deals out the ass-kickery. Their lineup is excellent!
 
The Battlefield : Bad Company 2 trailer and screens get me fired up. The wait will be hell.
 
I was really surprised of how awesome NFS : Shift looks. The 'real driver experience' in the cockpit view is freaking insane! I guess, NFS : Shift, Brütal Legend and Dragon Age will keep me occupied 'til the 5th of March. Oh wait, there's more great games being published? EA ain't the only publisher with gems in their line-up? 
 
Well... then I'm up to my neck... in great games.
 
We are all screwed! In a very wierd way. Too many freaking games, that are worthwhile! So little time.

Posted by Kohe321

Man that trailer is awesome!

Posted by jhosaphat

My head just asploded

Posted by nick69

dice is badass, and all the games they've made so far are awesome. Definitely getting this one

Posted by bananfodral

I actually think i might prefer this one over Modern Warfare 2. I've always been a BFboy.

Posted by MetalGearSunny

Trailer was awesome!

Posted by Bucketdeth

Wow, fucking super dee duper! 
 
Seriously I'm picking this one up, fuck COD.

Posted by Godlyawesomeguy
@JJOR64 said:
"Is it sad that I haven't played Bad Company 1 yet? "

no, I havent either, but I did play the demo.
Posted by Djeffers03

those americans got raped!

Posted by Godlyawesomeguy

Going to reserve Dante's Inferno soon, not interested in Bad Company 2.
Edited by dbz1995

When all else fail, they dont.
 
Cookie for the reference.

Posted by giyanks22

That was a kick ass trailer!!! Cannot wait for this.

Edited by Branthog

Really? BFBC2 was "always coming out in 2010"? It was coming out September 30th 2009 when I placed a pre-order on it a couple weeks ago. Also, I hope they don't waste their time with single player. The campaign was so uninteresting and bland in the first one and considering you only spend about 8 hours on it and then hundreds of hours playing the multiplayer, the investment of time is obviously best served in the real game and not the shambling "campaign" modes.

Posted by corgorav

Don't know about the gameplay as I'm yet to open the first BFBC I got cheap (hope ppl still playing :P) but they sure can make a kickass trailer. Dunno why but I'm getting more hyped from this than the MW2 trailers even when there's no real gameplay (though I love BF and CoD pretty equally).

Posted by MeatSim

Well Modern Warfare 2 and Bad Company 2 coming out around the same time was going to be to much to handle for me. 

Edited by jasius

I think its a damn shame they've dropped the single player goofballs, I mean the campaign was a bloody mess how they lazily pulled it off but I was hoping I'd see those rotten bastards at least one more time, they were clever and funny. The goofballs in the single player was all that really distinguished BAD COMPANY from Battlefield X Y Z.

Posted by Spike94

Whoah. Sweet cinematic. I am pumped for this game!

Posted by crusader8463
@jasius said:
" I think its a damn shame they've dropped the single player goofballs, I mean the campaign was a bloody mess how they lazily pulled it off but I was hoping I'd see those rotten bastards at least one more time, they were clever and funny. The goofballs in the single player was all that really distinguished BAD COMPANY from Battlefield X Y Z. "
Who said they weren't going to be in the game? That was a trailer for multiplayer. Just like the awesome l4d intro it was made to "teach" people what will be in multi player and what you should do in a certain situation.
Posted by Jackel2072

now that was a cool trailer

Posted by Breadfan

Looks pretty awesome

Posted by Ma7moud

Seeing how good Battlefield 1943 sold and how good Bad company 1 online its safe to say Bad company 2 Multiplayer will be one of the top 5 Xbox live games played.

Posted by Pkshields

Alright, BC2 Multiplayer is going to be awesome, but what about the Single Player? I love Multiplayer a much as the next GBer but with Bad Company I'm just more interested in actially hearing about the single player at this point.

Posted by XmanNZL

Haha Go Kiwi!

Edited by MrKlorox

Very nice. I hope the PC version looks that good. All the BC1 trailers were rendered as they would appear in-game so it's probable they were doing the same here.
 
Pre-ordering this sucker. "Fuck COD" indeed.

Posted by RHCPfan24

That was a very cool trailer. Props to them for that, and more Battlefield is always a good thing in my book.

Posted by M0t0rBreath
@Djeffers03 said:
" those americans got raped! "
But did you notice, U.S won in the end.  A U.S troop was calling in an airstrike at  end of the trailer. So who won now lol. It was nice to see Americans getting attacked versus what ppl usually expect. Can't wait for the is frekin game!
Posted by cooger10

NOOOOOOO! i thought bad comp 2 was coming out in 2009. Sad :-( still can't wait though!