All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘shooter’

Accused Tampa Shooter Claims He Feared For His Life

A day after being arrested for the fatal shooting of 43-year-old Chad Oulson, former police officer, Curtis Reeves is claiming he acted out of fear. The 71-year-old “had every right to defend himself” when hit with an unknown object, which witnesses claimed was theater popcorn. The defendant’s attorney stated in court today that the case against Reeves was “weak” and …

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Toledo Gunman Taken Into Custody At School

A teenage boy was taken into police custody today after bringing a pellet gun to Scott High School in Toledo, Ohio. The gun appeared real to faculty and students, and the student locked himself in a classroom–alone–before authorities came to negotiate with him. It is not clear at this time why he brought the gun to school or what his …

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Cincinnati Gunman Scares University of Cincinnati Campus

As a college student, this writer can attest to how scary it is to hear about shootings on college campuses and face the reality that such threats could become a reality at nearly any point. Those fears also surfaced for students, faculty, and staff at the University of Cincinnati when reports of a person with a gun were called in …

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Lodi High School Lockdown Lifted After An Hour

Lodi High in Bergen County, New Jersey was on lockdown this morning after reports that someone thought they saw a gunman, and a threat had been phoned into the school, according to Fox. Announcements were made over the loud speaker at 10:30 am that it was not a drill, and that a possible gunman was in the building. Students remained …

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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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‘Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare’ Detailed, Trailers Revealed

EA had some of the biggest announcements today at Gamescom. The publisher is heavily supporting the Xbox One with exclusive FIFA 14 content and a pack-in deal. It announced Battlefield 4 Premium, previewed more gameplay from its much-hyped Titanfall, and showed off new features from the upcoming The Sims 4. The big titles weren’t all EA focused on, though – …

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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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