One thing we can thank or curse democratization of media for is the phenomena of YouTube gaming videos. As Senate Bill 978 may make these clips illegal someday, let’s take some time to enjoy them before it’s too late! (That’s a joke, by the way. Read this and stop worrying).

In all seriousness, Battlefield 3 is fantastic fodder for generating these sorts of clips because the game is completely out of control. The baseline experience is an insanely loud and chaotic exercise in combined arms. Add to that the possibilities of open maps, vehicles, and gadgets and you also get examples of emergent play that range from the hilarious to the bizarre.

Here they are, in no particular order: Ten videos that show you precisely why Battlefield 3 is one of the most entertaining shooters on the market.