Results for Tag "Shooter"

In Rainbow Six Siege, Ubisoft have crafted a tension-soaked tactical shooter of unequalled nuance

Posted 01/10 14:01 in Gaming | 0comments

In Rainbow Six Siege, Ubisoft have crafted a tension-soaked tactical shooter of unequalled nuance

My team is three rounds down in a ranked match, and if we lose this one it’s all over.Somehow, I survive, but one teammate is less fortunate.

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Here's how Mass Effect: Andromeda's multiplayer will tie into the main game

Posted 01/10 14:51 in Gaming | 0comments

Here's how Mass Effect: Andromeda's multiplayer will tie into the main game

BioWare's aiming for a less invasive way to get Mass Effect: Andromeda players to try its multiplayer mode than back in Mass Effect 3.Producer Mike Gamble revealed some new details about how the "Strike Team" multiplayer will feed back into the solo campaign in an interview with Kotaku.

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The best Call of Duty games, ranked

Posted 01/12 13:47 in Gaming | 0comments

The best Call of Duty games, ranked

The Black Ops’ trilogy is when Treyarch likes to get weird, and it’s all the better for it.The middle entry of this series-within-a-series is the first - and so far, only - time COD experiments with multiple endings to decent effect.

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What we want to see in Splatoon on Switch

Posted 01/12 16:09 in Gaming | 0comments

What we want to see in Splatoon on Switch

However, Nintendo has consistently updated Splatoon with a host of free modes, maps, weapons and gear for players to experiment with and enjoy.Last year’s Switch reveal showcased a few clips from what looked to be a new Splatoon game, which has fans excited for more ink-spreading mayhem than you can shake a paintbrush at.

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The best MMORPGs to play right now

Posted 01/16 13:09 in Gaming | 0comments

The best MMORPGs to play right now

Farming (of the agricultural rather than loot variety, though the latter is certainly present as well), match three puzzle games, pet battles, a Plants vs.Zombies mini-game, and an unbelievable wealth of other content in iterative patches and full blown expansions continues to ensure WoWs place at the top of the heap.

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Battlefield 1's new DLC map screens remind me of Half-Life 2 in the best way possible

Posted 01/24 22:58 in Gaming | 0comments

Battlefield 1's new DLC map screens remind me of Half-Life 2 in the best way possible

Call me a sucker for the classics, but I love a dank, dilapidated corridor, and Battlefield 1's "They Shall Not Pass" expansion looks like it will deliver.The map is focused on claustrophobic infantry combat where any corner could hide a squad full of your blood-hungry opposition.

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The 25 best co-op games to play right now

Posted 01/27 12:55 in Gaming | 0comments

The 25 best co-op games to play right now

For some, games are a deeply personal, very private thing.For many, though, they're something to be shared, talked about, and played with others.

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The 50 most gloriously stupid character names in gaming

Posted 01/30 16:28 in Gaming | 0comments

The 50 most gloriously stupid character names in gaming

Names are tough, because there's such a fine line between sounding cool and sounding completely bonkers.A good name sticks with people, a bad one sticks with people because it sounds like something a porn star would reject for being too obvious.

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This Sniper Elite 4 trailer shows off new ways to kill fascists (also old ways)

Posted 01/31 15:53 in Gaming | 0comments

This Sniper Elite 4 trailer shows off new ways to kill fascists (also old ways)

The "101 Gameplay Trailer" gives you a rundown on new improvements to the single-player mode including expanded options for shooting stuff that isn't Nazi brains (I know, weird), customizing your weapons, and participating in online multiplayer.I've gotta say, I like how series protagonist Karl Fairburne is branching out here.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 will have 'multiple eras' - but should it go back to the prequels?

Posted 02/01 22:35 in Gaming | 0comments

Star Wars Battlefront 2 will have 'multiple eras' - but should it go back to the prequels?

If you liked the idea of Star Wars Battlefront but felt - beyond all the screen-authentic locations and vehicles - there wasn't enough there, just wait for the next game.EA CEO Andrew Wilson teased some new details about the Star Wars Battlefront sequel coming later this year, and the short version is "more everything".

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Overwatch's publicity stunt was a total hack job - the fans have every right to feel sobered by Sombra

Posted 02/02 14:06 in Gaming | 0comments

Overwatch's publicity stunt was a total hack job - the fans have every right to feel sobered by Sombra

But for Overwatch players everywhere, the time-frame means something else.From the first tease to the final reveal, it took Blizzard seven months to unveil new hacker hero Sombra – and for fans, it was torture.

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The best video game stories ever

Posted 02/04 00:15 in Gaming | 0comments

The best video game stories ever

Where most tales of this type are made of good guys and bad guys, heroic challenges and redemptive resolutions, The Last of Us has none of these things.No one at the start of the game is even particularly likeable.

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See if you remember gaming's most forgettable sequels

Posted 02/10 22:07 in Gaming | 0comments

See if you remember gaming's most forgettable sequels

It finally left the contemporary political fiction of the Modern Warfare series behind to tell the story of a group of former US special operatives fighting to restore their fallen country in the near future.More importantly, it had a dog and fish that really swam away from you when you got near them.

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How removing regenerating health brings tension and challenge back to modern gaming

Posted 02/14 14:01 in Gaming | 0comments

How removing regenerating health brings tension and challenge back to modern gaming

I was witnessing first-hand the biological ballet of regenerating health.You need only look at the recent Wolfenstein games, which use armour and hit-points as part of their retro aesthetic, to see how a dwindling health bar adds tension and challenge to a gun battle.

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This split-second Prey secret teases a 'Would you kindly?' moment in the first five minutes [SPOILERS]

Posted 02/15 16:03 in Gaming | 0comments

This split-second Prey secret teases a 'Would you kindly?' moment in the first five minutes [SPOILERS]

You probably already know that Prey takes place on a space station overrun by killer shape-shifting aliens.You'll have that advantage over protagonist Morgan Yu, who starts the game believing they're living in a nice apartment overlooking a futuristic city on Earth.

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Prey - it's like Dishonored had a baby with BioShock in space... and you're going to love it

Posted 02/15 16:03 in Gaming | 0comments

Prey - it's like Dishonored had a baby with BioShock in space... and you're going to love it

Spoilers for Prey's first hour follow below.As I slump out of bed, I'm awe-struck by the gorgeous view from my pristinely decorated apartment.

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These 22 hidden game techniques will totally change the way you play

Posted 02/15 21:56 in Gaming | 0comments

These 22 hidden game techniques will totally change the way you play

It's ok, you can admit it - we've been there too.Now thanks to the rise of the impossibly skilled and precise speedrunning community, we can see that we've pretty much been doing that with every video game ever.

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Bad Company 2 - Going back to a time when Battlefield wasn’t afraid to tell a few jokes

Posted 02/16 14:03 in Gaming | 0comments

Bad Company 2 - Going back to a time when Battlefield wasn’t afraid to tell a few jokes

Preston Marlowe is a cocky, mischievous sniper who ended up in Bad Company after crashing a helicopter into a general’s limousine.Several games, notably Red Faction, featured destructible levels, but Bad Company was one of the first to have meaningful tactical applications.

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Leaked Destiny video might tease the Vex DLC that never was

Posted 02/16 17:18 in Gaming | 0comments

Leaked Destiny video might tease the Vex DLC that never was

Ok, technically that milky fluid is the Vex, and they just ride around in those robot suits like frothy Gundam pilots.The only question is why the 34 seconds of computer generated footage were ever computer generated in the first place.

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Overwatch's Tracer gets her own Nendoroid and fans are all OH MY GOD LOOK AT HER

Posted 02/16 18:52 in Gaming | 0comments

Overwatch's Tracer gets her own Nendoroid and fans are all OH MY GOD LOOK AT HER

She's got the cute super-deformed design and interchangeable parts you'd expect, but the part that really sets her above her Nendo-cousins?Her fringe is individually articulated so it can flop down over her goggles.

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