The broken, sputtering launch of Battlefield 3 →

Ben Gilbert, writing about the Battlefield 3 launch:

That’s because, for three Battlefield games in a row, the same scenario has played out at launch: gamers purchase said Battlefield iteration in great numbers, resulting in no one being able to play the game due to overloaded servers.

This is pathetic. EA likes to say their game is better than Activision’s Call of Duty, but at least Call of Duty games WORK for the first few weeks after release.