We’re kicking off the Destiny celebrations early, lads. As you all know, Destiny turns 1 years old (awwww) on 9th September. We’re now about six weeks ahead of that. But screw it, we’re kicking off the festivities early.
Getting things underway for us is Micah Bell.
Micah created a mashup of Don Draper’s “Nostalgia” pitch from Mad Men‘s first season.
Micah calls it a parody. Maybe that’s the case for fan of Mad Men. But if you haven’t watched Mad Men than this will come across as way more sentimental than that.
Charging up an undulating snowy landscape, laser blasts burst past me. I duck behind a rock. Reload. Lean out. Fire. There’s a thudding behind me. A colossal AT-AT stamps its towering legs into the ground, trudging ever forwards, heading towards the Rebel base. I aim my blaster rifle, target two Rebels below who are on… Read more »
It’s literally not even an hour since I wrote about how Bethesda have missed the target with their new trailer for Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited. With that trailer, Bethesda acted as though we’d all never heard of an RPG before. That trailer was bad enough. But it was just a warm-up for what was… Read more »
When it comes to the Destiny: House of Wolves expansion, Bungie’s attitude is clear. They want to reward you for little effort. And if you do put effort into the game, well then they’ll reward you more than ever before. Do you remember The Dark Below? It was released back in December and irritated quite… Read more »
Absolute Force Online is a free to play tactical shooter that is viewed from a first person and third person perspective. It was made by video game developer TQ Digital and is built on the Unreal 3 engine. In the game you play on the side of either “Justice Hand” or “Fallen Angel” and will fight the opposite team in global combat.
Team Fortress 2 is a team based first person shooter. Made by video game developer Valve and released in 2007, Team Fortress 2 received excellent reviews and very quickly became a popular game. Team Fortress 2 is about two opposing teams who go to war and compete for for a combat-principle objective.
STALKER is a series of games that began life in 2007. The games centre around incidents of the Chrnobyl power plant which created a bizarre zones around the planet known as The Zone; it’s a place full of zombies, mutants, factions and the military.
Splinter Cell is a Tom Clancy game created by video game developer / publisher Ubisoft Montreal.One of the more realistic military shooter games on the market, Splinter Cell has found fans amongst gamers looking for a more realistic and tactical style of gameplay.
Metro Last Night is a horror shooter that will scare the hell out of you. The game features an excellent degree of realism and truly makes you believe that you are a part of the story. The plot is tied in to the story of Metro 2033. This time around, you are quested with finding the remnant Dark One and uncovering many plots and twists about the factions who are vying for control of a military facility. As with Metro 2033, Metro Last Night features a dark and sinister atmosphere designed to scare the hell out of you.
Wolfenstein: The New Order is a FPS game and successor to the retro (and recent flop) Wolfenstein games. Made by video games developer MachineGames and published by Bethesda, Wolfenstein The New Order is a first person shooter for XBox 360, XBox One, PS3 and PS4.
The game is set in a fictional 1960s in which the Nazi won the Second World War. William B J Blazowicz is charged with launching a counter attack against the Nazis to reclaim the world.
Half Life is a first person shooter from video game developer Valve Software and was originally released in 1998. In the game you play as Dr Gordon Freeman, a physicist and MIT graduate. After a multi-dimensionsal experiment foes wrong and generated a resonance cacase, Freemand is forced to escape the Black Mesa Research Facility. You must battle your way through soldiers, alien invaders and an elite Black Ops detachment in order to save the world from the invasion.
Ghost Recon is a franchise of first person and third person shooters based on books by writer Tom Clancy. The games are specifically designed to create a realistic simulation of military combat. In the game, Ghosts, a special operations team of elite troops, fight their way through a corrupt government hell bent on creating war throughout the world. The games are slow, methodical and tactical, creating a more realistic sense of combat than most shooter games. In the first five games in the series, players controlled a team of elite soldiers
Fallout games are set in a post apocalyptic world that has been ruined by nuclear war. The original games in the series were very different to the more shooter-based gameplay of the more recent games. Games in the series are loved for their amazing stories, their fantastic worlds, the role playing game mechanics and their sense of humor. They are the sort of games that you can get completely engrossed in, spending hours playing through all the side quests and exploring every nook and cranny in the game.
Black is a classic PS2 and XBox first person shooter that was made by video game developer Criterion games and published under EA . It was later released as an XBox Live game in February of 2008. The entire purpose of Black is to faithfully recreate guns. Black is full of realistic and highly detailed gun models which you can use to blow up destructible environments in a complete over the top way not dissimilar to a Hollywood action movie.
Bioshock is one of the most popular and most highly rated series of FPS games of all time, combining classic FPS elements with RPG and a strong story to create a truly unforgettable experience.
Bioshock became one of the most highly rated games ever because of its unique combination of shooter and RPG elements. This has left many gamers searching for more games like Bioshock. Since the original game was released in 2007 the series has seen a few iterations each of which improves on the formula, with the best and most recent game being Bioshock Infinite.
America’s Army 3 is the third game in the AA series and is a very unique game, being created by the US Army to help with the recruitment process. Because it has been viewed as a political game and as an incentive for gamers to get involved with the army, many critics have slammed AA as an immoral use of gaming. But at the same time, America’s Army 3’s realism makes it a highly popular and unforgettable game.
Drunk Robot Pornography is crazy—as though the title didn’t make that clear. It’s an arena based single-players FPS which is insanely chaotic and unrelenting. It’s going to kick your ass, and you’re going to like it, like some fetishist who can’t get enough Drunk Robot Pornography.
An arena shooter in which you’ll find plenty of freedom to explore and to get lost. It’s a less streamlined affair than most modern shooters, where corridors direct you purposefully from one objective to another. This all makes for speedy action and a lot of replay value that will keep players hooked.
When you first begin playing Hard Reset it promises everything you could ever want from a shooter. The futuristic guns pack a punch, the graphics are beautiful, the plot gets you hooked into the story. You play as CLN, who is working for an extremely powerful corporation. When the Sanctuary is breached you are forced to down your whisky and head out to fight some robots who are trying to rob some artificial intelligence that could threaten the human race. Typically, there’s more to the story than meets the eye and you soon learn the truth about the corporation you’re working for.