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Battlefield 2142

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Description

In 2006 a climatic catastrophe triggered a new ice age on earth. A hundred years later, everyone gave up on finding a solution to the problem and two superpowers were formed: Europe and on the other side the Pan Asian Coalition - causing an arms race. Now it's 2142 and the war for the few resources left has already been going on for a few years, with no end in sight.

Besides the now futuristic setting, the main changes to Battlefield 2 are the new Titan Mode and the revised character and stats system.

In the Titan Mode your goal is to bring down the enemy Titan, a giant ship flying high above the battlefield. At the beginning of the round, the ship is protected by a shield which the enemy team needs to take out. To do so, they can either fire everything they got on it or simply gain control over the missile silos scattered over the map. Once a missile silo has been acquired, it continuously fires missiles at the enemy Titan. Once the shield is down, the players have to destroy three stations inside the ship so that they can gain access to the central core and destroy it.

The armory and vehicles are similar to Battlefield 2, but they look more futuristic. There are a few additions and changes. The number of character classes has been reduced to 4, but you can customize them with many items and weapons unlock-able during the course of the game. This way, you can provide your scout some C4 (which is now called RDX) and turn him to an special ops. The assault, on the other hand, can be equipped with a defibrillator.

The whole stats system has been reworked too. There is now much more to gain and the advancements happen more quickly. You can retrieve the dog tag of killed enemies with a knife and look at your collection on the stats page.

Screenshots

Battlefield 2142 Windows Battlefield 2142 contains eight unlockable items per class, five general unlocks and three squad unlocks.
Battlefield 2142 Macintosh Temporary Field Upgrade during round
Battlefield 2142 Macintosh Protecting a launch silo - enemy transport arriving left
Battlefield 2142 Macintosh Tank defense shield

Alternate Titles

  • "戰地風雲2142" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)

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The Press Says

Giery.eu Windows Mar 02, 2007 38 out of 40 95
Eurogamer.de Windows Oct 17, 2006 9 out of 10 90
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Windows Nov 07, 2006 90 out of 100 90
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Oct 18, 2006 87 out of 100 87
Gamer Within Windows 2006 8.4 out of 10 84
GamingExcellence Windows Oct 25, 2006 8.3 out of 10 83
games xtreme Windows Nov 16, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Playfuls Windows Nov 13, 2006 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) Windows Oct 23, 2006 3.75 out of 5 75
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Oct 19, 2006 14 out of 20 70

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Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2006 – #2 Best Multiplayer Game of the Year
  • PC Powerplay (Germany)
    • Issue 02/2007 – #3 Best Action Game in 2006
    • Issue 02/2007 – #3 Best Action Game in 2006 (Readers' Vote)

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