Category Archives: Shooter
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 11:25 BST
Killzone: Mercenary gameplay was showcased at E3 last week, and Sony has released a 17-minute video full of raw footage of the game running in real-time, as well as insight from Tom Jones, the art director at Guerrilla Cambridge, not the Welsh crooner.
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 09:36 BST
Deadfall Adventures developer The Farm 51 has released some screens for its FPS, which was – at one point – slammed for being nothing more than an Uncharted rip-off. It’s looking more like Indiana Jones x Painkiller now. Is that a bad mix? Decide for yourself here.
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 09:16 BST
Lost Planet 3 has received a new gameplay trailer care of Capcom and Spark Unlimited. It has nothing to do with Xbox One I’m afraid, but it’s still rammed full of action and big, stompy robots. You lot like that, right?
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 08:22 BST
Sanctum 2: Road to Elysion is the new DLC from Coffee Stain Studios. The content adds a new character called Tysgan into the tower-defence shooter mix, as well as additional story content and extra four maps.
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 08:12 BST
Far Cry 4, Beyond Good & Evil 2 and a new Prince of Persia are either being considered or worked on right now at Ubisoft, as part of its aim to constantly be thinking forward on new titles. Ubisoft European head Alain Corre has confirmed that all three games are being considered at the publisher.
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 06:24 BST
Although it’s determined to offer something fresh and new with Titanfall, Respawn stuck to its strengths when it elected to make a shooter for is first project.
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 02:19 BST
Respawn Entertainment’s new game is, of course, a shooter – but a shooter with a twist, and on the TItanfall team hopes will challenge even expert players.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 23:54 BST
DICE producer Daniel Matros presents almost 15 minutes of alpha footage of Battlefield 4′s Spectator mode, which brings an eSports (and machinima) friendly viewing mode to the shooter series.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 23:27 BST
Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2 writer Drew Karpyshyn has detailed the vague plans he had for the ending of Mass Effect 3 before exiting the project. Some Mass Effect trilogy spoilers follow.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 21:01 BST
DICE’s Patrick Bach is of the opinion that competition for Battlefield 4 is good for the industry, and the developer is working hard to ensure the franchise doesn’t get diluted.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 13:26 BST
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified publisher 2K Games has confirmed that the title’s first DLC pack is coming exclusively to Xbox 360 if you pre-order the game. We’ve also got a new ‘Battle Focus’ trailer that shows the game’s strategic play at work.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 12:10 BST
PlayStation Plus subscribers can look forward to free downloads of Battlefield 3 and Payday: The Heist in July, among others. Get the full details here.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 11:39 BST
Star Wars: Battlefront developer DICE is a good fit for the franchise, what with all the previous troop, vehicle and flying warfare seen in its Battlefield series over the years. However, complacency will not cut it, says EA’s Frank Gibeau, as the studio will be pushing innovation a much as possible.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 22:08 BST
Half-Life 3 rumours are – at times – tenuous at best, but this one might actually have some legs, even if they’re really short and not capable of running very far. According to community-led rumour site ValveTime, an internal mailing list archive typed by an actual human at Valve acknowledges the game’s existence by name.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 11:08 BST
Shadow Warrior reboot developer Flying Wild Hod – of Hard Reset fame – has released a batch of shiny new screens for its blood-filled blaster.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 10:44 BST
Borderlands 2 developer Gearbox Software has released a gallery of weapon images from the game’s fourth DLC pack, Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon’s Keep. They all have mad fantasy RPG names like ‘Casual SWORDSPLOSION!!!’ and look quite lethal.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 00:40 BST
Thanks to the PC-like architecture found in next-gen consoles, the PC version Battlefield 4 will ship optimised for AMD components.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 00:24 BST
Install Max Payne 3 on your office’s designated PhotoShop box and shoot faces while pretending to be designing logos.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 18:26 BST
Activision has released a preview video for Vengeance, the third DLC Map Pack available for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. Rumored earlier this week, the map pack includes four new multiplayer maps: Cove, Detour, Rush, and Uplink, a reimagining of the classic map Summit. Also included is the brand new Zombies adventure Buried, which features the new bonus Zombies weapon, the Ray Gun Mark II. Vengeance arrives first on Xbox Live July 2, with other platforms to follow.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 13:15 BST
Call of Duty: Ghosts is heading to PS4 and Xbox One some time after the game hits current-gen formats on November 5. However, Infinity Ward’s executive producer Mark Rubin has said that the creation of next-gen AI is taking longer than the game’s visuals due to the studio not having final consoles yet.