BATTLEFIELD 3

October 18th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce LAN Day 2 & 3 Coverage

While the first day of the GeForce LAN was focused on an opening keynote by DICE’s Johan Andersson, NVIDIA’s Drew Henry and Phil Eisler, day 2 and 3 were all about exhibitor presentations and the Battlefield 3 tournament. In this article we look at the tournament, the players, some cool rigs and the new products [...]

October 15th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce LAN Day 1 Coverage

Earlier in the year NVIDIA announced the latest edition of their GeForce LAN events and PC gamers eagerly grabbed tickets to what promised to be one of North America’s largest LAN parties. Once registration was complete, over 600 people had applied to be part of the 48 hour Bring Your Own Computer LAN.  We’ve got [...]

September 26th, 2011

EA Posts Recommended System Specs for Battlefield 3

EA has posted the recommended system specs for Battlefield 3 over on the beta website: OS: WINDOWS 7 64-BIT PROCESSOR: QUAD-CORE CPU MEMORY: 4 GB HARD DRIVE: 20 GB GRAPHICS CARD: DIRECTX 11 COMPATIBLE WITH 1024 MB RAM (NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 560 OR ATI RADEON 6950) SOUND CARD: DIRECTX COMPATIBLE KEYBOARD AND MOUSE DVD ROM [...]

August 29th, 2011

DICE Talks About Frostbite 2 and Direct X 11 at Pax Prime

NVIDIA’s Gefore blog caught up with Patrick Liu, a producer at DICE, at PAX Prime this past weekend in Seattle to talk about the tech behind the new Frostbite 2 engine. Liu said “We added a ton of stuff – we basically rewrote the rendering engine from scratch to add real-time radiosity on the PC… [...]