Category Archives: Shooter
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 | 11:24 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.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 18:34 BST
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2′s third DLC pack is rumoured to be called ‘Vengeance’, as suggested by a piece of promotional art spotted online.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 08:49 BST
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified has strategy fans in a cold sweat over whether or not 2K Marin can deliver a tactical experience. VG247′s Dave Cook talks with the studio to get some clear answers.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 04:44 BST
The Division boasts a companion app which allows the player to control a drone in-game, in real time.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 01:08 BST
A new DLC pack for Gears of War: Judgment will drop before the end of the month, with a stack of new multiplayer content.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 21:42 BST
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Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 13:24 BST
Battlefield 4 developer DICE may include some kind of cross-game transfer between current and next-gen versions of the shooter, according to the studio’s general manager and vice president Karl-Magnus Troedsson.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 12:05 BST
Battlefield 4 developer DICE will open the shooter’s alpha trial today to seasoned players, and a recommended spec list has been made public. Get the details here.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 11:20 BST
Tom Clancy’s The Division raised many eyebrows at E3 last week. While it was only confirmed for PS4 and Xbox One, gamers are now petitioning for a PC version and Ubisoft is encouraging people to sign it.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 10:42 BST
Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla Games has published footage of a 21-minute gameplay presentation from E3 2013. The clip shows off PS4 gameplay running in realtime, as well as discussion from the studio that explains the game’s tech, characters and world.