EA and DICE's Battlefield 3 is drawing huge crowds at Gamescom this week, with waits of up to three hours to get hands-on time with the first-person shooter's multiplayer mode. If only the iPhone version were out to help the Germans pass that time.

This Battlefield 3: Aftershock, the version of the military shooter bound for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Obviously, the mobile multiplayer spin on Battlefield 3 isn't as visually impressive as its PC and console counterpart, but maybe it'll do in a pinch?


EA Mobile's Battlefield 3 doesn't have a firm release date, but it does have Origin integration, multiplayer and some single-player challenges—just no campaign. Sure, Aftershock could use a little proofreading and it's nigh impossible for a mobile game to live up to the game's graphics on the PC, but maybe it'll be a great time waster.

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