Category Archives: Shooter
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 17:40 BST
Sony has released some screenshots for Killzone: Shadowfall. I think a couple in there are new, as I haven’t seen them on the site. The previously seen ones have been added to the gallery as well so they are all in one place. Shadowfall was announced during the PS4 reveal in February and is a launch title for the new system.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 16:31 BST
Left 4 Dead 2 has been patched with updates which apply to both the Windows and Linux versions of the zombie infested shooter. One of the bigger fixes is to a Jockey exploit, the bastard, which will no longer allow players to insta-kill him when shoving the jerk mid leap. Other fixes include restoring sounds and the like. The full thing is posted below courtesy of PCgamesN. As usual, the patch will apply when you fire up Steam.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 11:59 BST
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2′s third and fourth DLC map packs may be coming to Xbox Live in July and August, according to source code found among the bowels of Call of Duty: Elite.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 11:49 BST
Call of Duty: Ghosts will support Kinect voice commands on Xbox One, Activision’s Eric Hirshberg has confirmed. It’s not yet clear if you can ‘bark’ orders at the dog, but we can hope.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 11:37 BST
Destiny developer Bungie has assured PC gamers that it is looking at the format and that it is also considering the possibility of cross-platform saves for its MMO shooter. Don’t get too excited, as nothing is concrete yet.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 12:56 BST
Battlefield 4 will get a deluxe edition on PS3 and Xbox 360, UK retailer GAME has confirmed. It’s getting a limited run and comes with bonus goodies inside.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 22:18 BST
Bohemia Interactive has released a new update for the Arma 3 Alpha, and in version 0.58, new dedicated combat and stealth radio protocols have been added along with tweaks to lighting and audio. Also, multiplayer dedicated server administrators now have access to a “separated executable” to host such servers more conveniently. Have a look at the entire changelog here, and to automatically update to the new version, just log into Steam.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 22:09 BST
Splinter Cell: Blacklist has a new developer diary available discussing the co-op in the game. According to the video, there are four different mission type, and the two being discussed today are The Isaac Briggs missions and The Grim. Check out below. Splinter Cell: Blacklist is out August 20 on PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 22:30 BST
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive community members will now be able to regulate themselves due to a new governing system put in place by Valve.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 12:05 BST
Call of Duty: Ghosts was shown at Microsoft’s Xbox One reveal on Tuesday, and with it, speculation of a new game engine followed. It’s not an entirely new engine, Infinity Ward’s animation lead Zach Volker has confirmed, but it has seen significant upgrades.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 15:37 BST
Destiny will receive a new CG trailer today, ahead of its June 10 showing at E3. The confirmation was included in a Rudyard Kipling book sent to VG247 this morning. We’ve got photos inside.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 04:27 BST
With the recent success of Ubisoft’s throwback to the 80′s with the Far Cry 3 DLC Blood Dragon, it looks like they may have decided to do another throwback, this time to the original Far Cry.
A Far Cry HD listing for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 has surfaced on the Brazil’s rating board site. No announcement had been made by Ubisoft, but with the success the franchise is having, it could be on the cards.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 04:28 BST
While DUST 514, the console based MMO/FPS set in the Eve Online universe, is continuing to receive changes from CCP to its skill system based on feedback from players, some players are not happy with the effects the changes are having on their chosen skills. To help things run more smoothly CCP is offering players a chance to request one free respec.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 23:01 BST
UFO Interactive Games in partnership with Tragnarion Studios has announced a July release for Scourge: Outbreak on Xbox Live.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 21:23 BST
Infinity Ward has released a video showing the tech differences between Call of Duty: Ghosts and Modern Warfare 3.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 14:57 BST
DICE executive producer Patrick Bach is featured in the Battlefield 4 dev chat below, and in it he discusses the shooter’s single player campaign.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 14:29 BST
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 13:08 BST
Battlefield 4 developer DICE has opened Xbox One and PS4 pre-orders for its shooter, and may have given us our first look at what game boxes for both formats might look like.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 12:59 BST
Call of Duty: Ghosts was revealed last night at Microsoft’s Xbox One event, and since then Activision’s Eric Hirshberg has spilled many beans about what to expect from Infinity Ward’s cross-gen shooter. He also confirmed the game would release within the Xbox One’s launch window.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 12:22 BST
Battlefield 4 has received a trio of new screens, care of developer DICE. They show a big explosive fireball, two soliders talking and a man walking through a detailed forest.