All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘First Person Shooters’

‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Extinction Episode 2 Previewed

Earlier this week Infinity Ward and Activision released a new gameplay preview for the next upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC pack. The content includes four new multiplayer maps, a new weapon, and a new episode for the game’s “Extinction” game mode. Though the Call of Duty brand has become synonymous with first-person competitive console multiplayer, the franchise has come …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Devastation DLC Gameplay Previewed

Back at the beginning of March Activision and Infinity Ward previewed the second big DLC pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts. Titled “Devastation,” the add-on will be bringing new maps, new weapons, and new story content to the latest Call of Duty game. At the time of its announcement, “Devastation” was previewed in a lengthy developer video describing the game’s …

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‘Zombies Monsters Robots’ Shooter Officially Announced

At last week’s Game Developers Conference publisher En Masse Entertainment (the publisher behind the Terra MMO) previewed a new shooter experience complete with a crazy stable of large, creepy enemies. Today the publisher has officially announced Zombies Monsters Robots. Zombies Monsters Robots (ZMR for short) will be a free-to-play third-person PC shooter centered around killing a variety of over-the-top video …

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‘Titanfall’ Launch Trailer Released

Last week EA released its expected live-action trailer for its upcoming Titanfall. The game is positioned to draw gamers from the same pool as the Call of Duty fanbase, so it isn’t surprising that the publisher would copy Activision’s successful live-action ad strategy (though EA didn’t spring for big-name celebrities). With only days left before Titanfall launches on PC and …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Devastation DLC Previewed

Activision and Infinity Ward today revealed the content coming in the next Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC. As with previous Ghosts map packs, the new “Devastation” DLC will contain four new multiplayer maps, another chapter for the “Extinction” co-op mode, and a new powerful weapon. The four maps will be titled “Ruins,” “Collision,” “Behemoth,” and “Unearthed.” All of them are …

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Playing The Titanfall Beta This Week? Here Are Some Tips

Titanfall may be the most anticipated shooter of the year and for good reason – it’s really good. Those who have been playing the beta this weekend can attest to that fact. Now more players will be able to try it out as the Xbox One beta is now available to all while the PC beta is open to all …

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‘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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‘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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Battlefield 4 Premium Announced, New Multiplayer Trailer Revealed

Last week, Activision revealed the long-anticipated multiplayer trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts. Today at Gamescom, EA countered by releasing even more multiplayer gameplay footage from its own annualized shooter franchise. The new Battlefield 4 multiplayer trailer shows a massive battle on the shores of an island. The map, titled “Paracel Storm” features naval battles, aerial dogfights, and old-fashioned gunplay …

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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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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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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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Rise Of The Triad Reboot Launches July 31

Apogee Software may not be a household name to many modern gamers, but PC gamers from the early 90s will remember the developer as being responsible for games like Rise of the Triad and the original Duke Nukem Trilogy. The former will finally be getting the reboot it deserves later this month. Rise of the Triad is a first-person shooter …

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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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Metro: Last Light Delayed Yet Again, Releases on May 17

When THQ entered bankruptcy and auctioned off its game properties and studios piecemeal it wasn’t certain that all of the projects would survive. In particular, it was odd to see the Metro series land in the hands of Koch Media, the parent company of Dead Island publisher Deep Silver. Today, some good news has come for Metro fans. Deep Silver …

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Battlefield 3 End Game DLC Trailer Released

Back in December 2012, Dice and EA teased Battlefield 3 fans with a peek at the upcoming “End Game” DLC. That content still isn’t out, but its March release date is finally close. Today, EA released another trailer showing off all the new maps included in the add-on. The four new maps included in the DLC are “Operation Riverside,” “Nebandan …

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Dead Island Riptide CE Features Busty, Bloody Torso

Deep Silver, the publisher of Dead Island, today announced a “Zombie Bait” edition of its upcoming Dead Island Riptide. In a move that’s sure to please groups calling for video games to tone down their violence in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, the package includes a foot-tall, hand-painted resin statue of a de-limbed and decapitated female torso. …

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Dust 514 Open Beta Starts January 22

CCP Games, the developer behind Eve Online, today announced that the open beta test for Dust 514 will begin on January 22. The news comes just as Dust 514 has been merged onto the server that also hosts the Eve Online universe. CCP states that this accomplishment marks the first time two games from different genres have been linked together …

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Revolution DLC Previewed

This week Activision and Treyarch released a bit of information on the upcoming downloadable content (DLC) for Call of Duty: Black Ops II. “With Black Ops II, the team set out to challenge assumptions about what fans should expect from Call of Duty, and there’s no exception with Revolution,” said Mark Lamia, Treyarch studio head. Titled “Revolution,” the add-on will …

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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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