Archive for Battlefield 1943

Review: Battlefield 1943

Posted in Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , on July 14, 2009 by exclaiminggamer

4 out of 5

Battlefield 1943 probably would have been reviewed days ago if it were not for the issues with the servers that occurred on release day and beyond.  Since I am a stalwart fan of the original game, I decided to give EA and DICE a chance to get their act together before I buried them with a 1/5 for trying to sell a title screen for $15. Continue reading

Coming Up on The Exclaiming Gamer (7/13-7/19)

Posted in General with tags , , , , , , , , , on July 13, 2009 by exclaiminggamer

There is a bunch of content on the way to the site this week.  Here is the full rundown: Continue reading

EA Confirming Battlefield 1943 Issues & Fix

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on July 10, 2009 by exclaiminggamer
Oops...Guess we shouldn't have tried to host the game on our tank server...

Oops...Guess we shouldn't have tried to host the game on our tank server...

As you may recall from the podcast, I was considering picking up Battlefield 1943 this weekend for review.  The main reason I decided to wait was an unsettling volume of people stating that they were unable to connect to EA’s servers.  Apparently, DICE and EA did not have servers ready at launch, so players were unable to connect to a game until someone had left.

Today EA & DICE admitted that these problems exist and promised that they were in the process of expanding their server capacity to meet the higher than expected demand.

As of this post, many players are already reporting a vast improvement in their ability to connect to the servers, so hopefully the issue will be fully resolved soon.