Free to play is coming to the Xbox 360 in a big way. The revolution started with World of Tanks and continues with Warface.
The FPS landscape is riddled with countless flashy titles that take players by the hand and lead them lovingly into the fray; Insurgency is the less attractive, no-nonsense, tougher older brother many of today’s modern shooters might one day aspire to be.
Call of Duty is one of gaming's biggest franchises and has sold millions upon millions of copies for years. It became annualized and exploded with Call of Duty 4, and has continued to sell well ever since. Sales isn't everything, though. There have been murmurings and whispers that the self-proclaimed king of first person shooters [...]
Takedown: Red Sabre is a tactical shooter developed by Serellan, published by 505 Games, and proof that the universe has a way of balancing itself out. While a game like Payday 2 felt a bit unpolished at certain points, Takedown: Red Sabre plays like a frustrating alpha build of a student project. Now I love… [...]
PlanetSide 2 is a free-to-play science fiction shooter for Windows PC developed by Sony Online Entertainment. You download the game locally and play over servers online with friends or foes globally. This week PlanetSide 2 expanded with new content featuring competitive areas known as 'Battle Islands' with a brand new trailer for their Nexus map.
Takedown: Red Sabre is not your typical, cookie-cutter first person shooter. I felt it the moment I sat down at one of the PC’s in the room for 505 games. As a person more familiar with the styles of a Call of Duty or Team Fortress 2, I was immediately sobered in the first few [...]
A hybrid first-person shooter & tower defense game with a smattering of RPG flavor, Sanctum 2 follows up its popular predecessor with more strategic options and fast paced action than before. The game pits players against waves of marauding alien invaders in a stylized sci-fi universe, though there are plenty of tough towers and armaments [...]
In the battlefield of gaming’s most celebrated first-person-shooters, some titles answer the call of duty and are revered by legions of fans. Other titles are geared towards gritty action fans and border on the edge of multiple genres, sometimes to great effect. What hurts as a gamer is watching one of the most recognized FPS [...]
Having the opportunity to play both as and with the new Mechromancer class for Gearbox Software and 2K Games’ role-playing shooter Borderlands 2, I’ve absolutely fallen in love with this pint-sized Vault Hunter’s in-game potential. Released as DLC a week earlier than initially announced, Gaige the Mechromancer is a welcome addition to the class lineup [...]
Developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K Games, Borderlands 2 is the highly anticipated first person shooter/role playing game hybrid sequel to 2009’s surprise smash hit Borderlands. Taking its cues from a bevy of solid shooters and the legendary Diablo series, Borderlands 2 brings back the addictive action and nearly subversive humor which made [...]