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Battlefield 3: Armored Kill update tweaks gunship, leaves secret dino egg alone

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A server update for Battlefield 3's Armored Kill rolls out today, although it appears to leave the expansion's literal easter egg (opens in new tab) well enough alone, probably out of fear over what might hatch. What it will do is tweak the respawn times of the gunship, fix knife takedowns, and make it so that "players can no longer enter vehicles while climbing a ladder." DICE have also added the option to remove the minimap in Hardcore mode, for increased realism and odds of getting lost. You can see the full list of fixes here (opens in new tab) .

In related news, YouTube broadcaster JackFrags has discovered Armored Kill's latest easter egg. Joining a decidedly out-of-place (opens in new tab) gnome, and a dinosaur skeleton (opens in new tab) on loan from the British museum, is a comparatively underwhelming egg with the DICE logo on it. However, given that the egg is the symbol of new life, this is clearly a sign that DICE are poised to unveil Mirror's Edge 2. I mean, the gnome, the dinosaur - it's obvious when you think it. Witness this blatant clue for yourself below, complete with instructions on how to find the mystical egg.

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.