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…

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…

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…

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…

‘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…

‘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…

‘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).…

‘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…

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…

‘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…

‘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…

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…

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Gets a Launch Trailer

The marketing of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified has been a bit hit and miss. The game was rumored to have originally been more of a standard third-person shooter, but now has some in-depth strategic controls inspired by last year’s surprise…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Road Rage: Orlando Police Looking For Murderer

Road rage is a scary thing; with one wrong move, a driver can invoke the wrath of anyone who happens to be in a bad mood. Sometimes, it turns deadly. An Orlando man who was driving through Tampa called police…

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…

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…