All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘First Person Shooter’

‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Perks System Detailed

With just days to go before the release of the next yearly Call of Duty title, Activision has detailed one of the most important parts of the game’s competitive multiplayer modes – the perks system. Call of Duty: Ghosts will feature a very flexible perks system in which players will be able to customize their load-out with a variety of …

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‘Titanfall’ Release Date, Collector’s Edition Announced

One of the most hyped games at this year’s E3 now has a release date. Titanfall will be coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC on March 11, 2014. Titanfall is the first game from Respawn Entertainment, a studio founded by the former developers of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series. The game is fully multiplayer, with no …

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Battlefield 4 Will Have 10 Multiplayer Maps At Launch

Map variety is perhaps one of the most important aspects of any multiplayer shooter. Sure, gameplay still reigns supreme, but a limited selection of maps would ensure that things get boring very fast. That’s why it’s reassuring to learn that DICE is launching Battlefield 4 with plenty of maps. On Friday, DICE announced that Battlefield 4 will have 10 multiplayer …

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‘Alien Rage’ Launch Trailer Blasts Extraterrestrials

Back in July, developer City Interactive Games detailed Alien Rage, a downloadeble shooter for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. Along with the description came a cinematic trailer that showed off the game’s setting and art design (a bit Warhammer-ish). Players take on the role of space warriors trying to claim valuable asteroid minerals while fighting off alien civilizations trying …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Dynamic Multiplayer Map Previewed in New Video

Earlier this month, Activision and Infinity Ward finally revealed the multiplayer gameplay in the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts. The title will have the yearly team-based shooter action that fans of the series know and love, with a few twists such as leaning, sliding, and dogs. A month before the gameplay reveal, though, Activision was already announcing multiplayer pre-order bonuses …

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Apocalypse Gameplay Trailer Released

Though shooter fans are all waiting for the November release of Call of Duty: Ghosts, there’s still fun to be had in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 multiplayer. Treyarch and Activision today are reminding players of this fact with a new gameplay trailer for Black Ops 2‘s final DLC map pack. Titled Apocalypse, the DLC comes with four competitive …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Gets $10 Next-Gen Upgrades

As Sony announced during its Gamescom presentation yesterday, some next-gen launch titles this fall can be purchased for discounts, if current-gen versions of those same games are traded it. Today, Activision revealed that upgrading Call of Duty:Ghosts to next-gen will cost only $10 (£10/10€). When the PlayStation 4 launches on November 15, gamers who purchased Ghosts on PlayStation 3 will …

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Collector Editions Revealed

Yesterday, Activision and Infinity Ward finally gave fans of the Call of Duty franchise what they’ve been waiting for – a look at the multiplayer action in the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts. Aside from the inclusion of female soldiers and a few new details, the gameplay looks similar to previous Call of Duty games, which is what fans of …

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Multiplayer Trailer Teased

Call of Duty: Ghosts has been heavily previewed since its first trailer at Microsoft’s big Xbox One reveal. A long gameplay video from E3 shows an underwater sequence and how the dogs now fit in with campaign gameplay. But that’s not what Call of Duty fans are looking for. As much effort as Infinity Ward may put into their Call …

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This May Be The Future Of First-Person Shooters

Virtual reality was all the craze back in the early 90s. Too bad it was terrible, and didn’t go anywhere. Now the guys at Oculus Rift are trying to bring it back, and early reviews all say it’s the real deal. If you need more proof though, check out what happens when you combine virtual reality with motion controls. In …

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Rambo: The Video Game On-Rails FPS Announced

Not since the 80s have gamers been able to step into the shoes of the iconic John Rambo. Even then, the 1985 Commodore 64 game Rambo and Rambo for the NES did not inspire the same type of reverence Sylvester Stallone‘s movie character did. Now, with decades of the video game industry filled with the type of stealth and over-the-top …

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Rambo: The Video Game Looks A Little Dated

In the video game industry, striking while the iron is hot is nowhere near as important as the strike being one of quality. Don’t tell that to those who oversee the Call of Duty franchise, mind you. With that in mind, the idea of video game dedicated to the violent undertakings of John Rambo is fertile ground waiting to be …

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Sci-Fi Shooter ‘Alien Rage’ Coming This Fall

Though gamers are anxiously awaiting the launch of the next generation of home consoles, the current generation will no doubt continue for years. As an example, next-gen titles such as Titanfall and Knack will be launching around the same time current-gen titles such as Grand Theft Auto V. And current-gen titles are still being announced. City Interactive Games, the developer …

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Halo 4 “Global Championship” Announced, $200K Grand Prize

Mocrosoft today announced a global Halo 4 tournament will take place this summer. The Halo 4 “Global Championship” is sponsored by 343 Industries in cooperation with Virgin Gaming. Microsoft stated that nearly $500,000 worth of prizes is up for grabs, including a $200,000 grand prize. The tournament will consist of five weeks of competition on Xbox Live. Halo fans can …

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Bonus Pre-Order Map Announced

With the latest Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 map pack coming this week, Activision is now turning its attention to enticing Call of Duty fans to pre-order the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts. The publisher today announced the first of what are sure to be several pre-order-related bonus offers. Gamers who pre-order Ghosts will receive a free bonus map …

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New Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 DLC Trailer Features The Replacers

The next Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 map pack DLC is out next month, and Activision has followed through with yet another live-action “Replacers” trailer for the content. Actors Peter Stormare (nihilist Karl Hungus from The Big Lebowski) and J.B. Smoove (Leon Black from Curb Your Enthusiasm) star as professionals who replace gamers who want a little more time …

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Battlefield 4 Engine Preview Trailer Released

Back during E3, Activision and Infinity Ward were showing off Call of Duty: Ghosts‘ graphics, touting motion-captured dogs and a few new graphical techniques. It was EA and DICE, however, that stole the show with Battlefield 4’s obviously next-gen graphics. A sinking aircraft carrier has never looked so good. Of course, Battlefield 4 isn’t likely to look like that on …

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New Titanfall Game Preview Released

Of all the next-generation titles previewed that this year’s E3, Titanfall was, perhaps, the most promising. Though it appears at first glance to be another multiplayer shooter and is being made by the same developers that crafted the modern military shooter, some of the new mechanics being toyed around with in the game could change the status quo for the …

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New Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Map Pack Coming July 2

With all the coverage Call of Duty: Ghosts got at this year’s E3, it would be easy to forget that the Call of Duty fanbase is still hooked on Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. But Treyarch and Activision haven’t forgotten. Just months away from the launch of Ghosts, the next map pack for Black Ops 2 has been announced. …

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Can Wolfenstein: The New Order Just Be A Movie?

I love Wolftenstein as much as the next guy, but even I’m starting to get tired of it. It just never really had the same allure as Doom or Quake. In other words, nazis get boring real quick. That rule may still stand, but the new trailer for Wolfenstein: The New Order at least helps to make nazis a little …

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Call Of Duty: Ghosts Brings Masked Warriors To Next-Gen Consoles Later This Year

It’s a new year, and that means a new Call of Duty title. This year is a bit special though as it’s a transition year into next-gen consoles. The folks at Infinity Ward are taking full advantage of that fact with a new Call of Duty game coming to next-gen consoles. Activision and Infinity Ward announced today that Call of …

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Learn More About Elizabeth In New BioShock Infinite Trailer

Besides the wonderful mockumentary series currently running, there’s not been a traditional trailer for BioShock Infinite since the end of January. That all changed today with the longest trailer for the title yet that hopes to provide some answers regarding the game’s most mysterious character – Elizabeth. For those who may not know, Elizabeth is the young lady that BioShock …

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Painkiller: Hell & Damnation Console Release Delayed to April

It appears that console gamers will be getting a (very) tiny taste of what PC gamers have had to put up with for the past few years. Nordic Games today announced that the console release of Painkiller: Hell & Damnation has been pushed back. The title now has a release date of April 5 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation …

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First Gameplay Footage Released For Dirty Bomb, a Free-to-Play FPS

Splash Damage today revealed the first gameplay footage from Dirty Bomb, an upcoming PC-only free-to-play first person shooter. Splash Damage is the British developer best known for last year’s tepidly-reviewed Brink. Dirty Bomb may remind gamers quite a bit of Brink, for better or worse. The new game will feature a similar class system, where players can choose to take …

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Definitive, 10-Minute Far Cry 3 Trailer Released

In case you’ve missed the more than one dozen trailers Ubisoft has released covering every different aspect of Far Cry 3, the publisher is making sure gamers know just how good it believes the sandbox first person shooter is. Today, another Far Cry 3 trailer hit the web. Nothing new, except this trailer is over 10 minutes long and covers …

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Medal of Honor Warfighter Multiplayer Launch Trailer Released

Though the Battlefield and Call of Duty franchises seem to be the two sides gamers are taking in the war for multiplayer war-simulation supremacy, there are other first person shooters with entertaining multiplayer. Sure, there’s going to be Halo 4 in a few weeks, but there’s also EA’s other modern war game, Medal of Honor Warfighter. Much like Battlefield and …

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New Far Cry 3 Trailer Shows Off Bad Guy

The delay of Far Cry 3 until December 4th ticked off plenty of fans, some of whom had pre-ordered the game back in spring. Still, the delay has been beneficial for fans of game trailers, as new Far Cry footage is now almost constantly being released. Today’s new Far Cry 3 trailer shows many of the same features that have …

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New Halo 4 Trailer Shows Off the Big Guns

Halo fans who just can’t wait for Halo 4‘s release this fall will be happy to know that the flow of info, screenshots, and trailers about the game doesn’t show any signs of slowing. This week, the HaloWaypoint YouTube channel has released a new trailer showcasing the guns players will be shooting at each other this November. Though most of …

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Call of Duty Online Will be Free to Play in China

Activision announced today that Call of Duty is coming to China – for free. The video game publisher has partnered with Tencent Holdings to provide gamers in China with Call of Duty Online, which will be free to play. Tencent is the same Chinese internet, mobile, and telecommunications provider that recently acquired a minority stake in Epic Games. “We are …

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Survive The Zombie Apocalypse IRL In New Real Life First Person Shooter

“If you’re a little crybaby bitch, it could be too much for you. I.R.L Shooter presents patient zero…you will shit yourself.” In what is without a doubt the most badass laser tag experience in the history of ever, Australian company I.R.L. shooter is bringing us just that – a real life shooter. If that doesn’t already sound like every FPS …

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