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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 News (PC)

Bad Company 2 PC patch finished, coming Sept 21

Posted: 18.09.2011 by JonahFalcon

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The upcoming patch for the PC version of Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is ready, according to Michael Kalms, a developer at DICE, and probably will be posted on September 21.

FADE predicts Steam near $500m in revenue for 2011's first half

Posted: 26.07.2011 by Technet2k

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Analyst firm Forecasting & Analyzing Digital Entertainment (FADE), has reported their prediction for Valve's Steam platform and say they reached $468m by June.

That's revenue for the first half of 2011. FADE believe Portal 2 led strong growth clearing $56.4m through 1.1m units. Magicka hit 789k units worth $6.2m.

Steam keys work with Origin

Posted: 21.07.2011 by JonahFalcon

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It seems that some Electronic Arts titles which are already on Steam can be activated on Origin.

PC Gamer has discovered that keys that work on Origins include Crysis 2, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Dragon Age: Origins, Mass Effect 2, Dead Space 2, Alice: Madness Returns and Dragon Age 2. However, the original Mass Effect does not work.

Ex-Battlefield boss Gordon Van Dyke joins Paradox Interactive

Posted: 02.06.2011 by Technet2k

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Having left Battlefield developer DICE back in 2010, Gordon Van Dyke went and joined the ranks of Visceral Games but has now left EA altogether for Sweden.

He says there's "room to explore, take risk" and make new "creative niche IPs" at Paradox Interactive. Van Dyke is on Paradox's secret Project Postman.

DICE call "bullsh*t" on death of PC gaming, likely "most hardcore"

Posted: 04.03.2011 by Technet2k

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Developer DICE were "very unhappy" they couldn't manage PC Battlefield: Bad Company, saying resources were stretched with Frostbite and consoles.

They had set "PC aside a bit too much," said DICE's Karl Magnus Troedsson. It's "extra love" time for PC with Battlefield 3; "strongly believe" in PC.