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Pro Gamers Tackle Physical Challenges In New Battlefield 3 Based Reality Show

Ever wish you could sentence that obnoxious camper to a day of real bootcamp? That’s not too far from the plot of The Controller, a new Battlefield 3-based reality show that pits six of the world’s most elite gamers, including pros like TSquared (Thomas Taylor) and Mrs Violence (Kelly Kelley), against a slew of brutal physical challenges.

To be clear, The Controller isn’t all about obstacles courses. With a $50,000 prize on the line, each pro will also have to coach a complete gaming amateur through a series of Battlefield 3 challenges – all without ever touching the controller themselves.  Check out the clip below for a preview of the action:

The first episode of The Controller is set to air this Friday, October 21, at 11pm PST. Tune in to GameSpot's official YouTube channel for a new episode every week through December 9.

Driven by the powerful Frostbite 2 engine, Battlefield 3 delivers the physicality and emotion of being on the battlefield with best-in-class audio, hyper-real graphics and animation, and a huge range of controllable vehicles, from tanks to choppers. Pre-order your copy of Battlefield 3 on Origin for access to exclusive content, including the free Physical Warfare pack. 

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    Maybe worth a look once, Not!
    Oct 17, 2011
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    how can i go pro with bf3
    Oct 23, 2011
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