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Revenant in Doom reboot

Doom is BOOM! BOOM! BACK!

It's been nearly 11 years but Doom is back. Bethesda Software has released a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it teaser for the reboot of the famous first-person shooter and confirmed the game will be “unveiled” on June 14 at the E3 2015 games show in Los Angeles. It's been a long time since we've seen a truly new version of the 22-year …
Iain Thomson, 18 May 2015
Overwatch

Blizzard shows off Overwatch – yet another guardians of Earth FPS

Vids Blizzard Entertainment has unveiled its first new games franchise in over a decade at the BlizzCon jamboree in California. Youtube Video Overwatch is a classic first-person shooter that looks very like Team Fortress and Unreal in gameplay. Teams of six players per team fight it out in a variety of country-specific gaming …
Iain Thomson, 8 Nov 2014
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 game review

The knives have been sharpened, the vitriol pumped, the maps cleared of bodies and the zombies starved. It can only mean one thing: Call of Duty: Black Op 2 is upon us. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Flagging the issue It's the series where reviewers can never win, and Activision's coffers never fail to be filled. Where one …
Mike Plant, 16 Nov 2012
Doom_SM

Slideshow: A History of First-person Shooters in 20 Games

The long-anticipated release of Halo 4 and the latest Call of Duty, November is shaping up to be a great month for first-person shooters. Halo 4 We've decided to look back at the great FPS games of the past, so here are what we think to be the 20 most notable titles from the last 30 years. During that time, there have been …
Caleb Cox, 5 Nov 2012
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Review Take a good close look at your favourite multiplayer first-person shooter and chances are it owes much of its weapon balancing, map structure and pacing to Counter-Strike. A tactical, team-based Half-Life mod which first saw light of day in 1999 – having itself been influenced by the brilliant but glitchier Action Quake 2 – …
Mike Plant, 31 Aug 2012
Medal of Honour

EA kills Medal of Honour arms deal

EA has ceased the promotion of its charity fundraiser 'Project Honor', after public outcry over its decision to advocate the sale of actual weapons featured in the game Medal of Honour. All for a good cause, you understand, right? The publisher joined forces with a number of weapons manufacturers this year for the launch of …
Caleb Cox, 20 Aug 2012
id Software Doom

Reloaded Doom 3 shoots onto shelves this autumn

iD Software's Doom 3 is to be rereleased as an "enhanced version" this autumn, bringing the classic first-person shooter to PS3 "for the first time", and once again to the Xbox 360 and PC. Dubbed the Doom 3 BFG Edition, the game comes bundled with two previously released expansion packs, Resurrection of Evil and The Lost …
Caleb Cox, 20 Jun 2012
Ghost Recon Future Soldier

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier

Review As with any dominant genre, the question keeps arising: is the military-shooter nearing the end of its hegemony? Well, on the evidence of Ghost Recon: Future Soldier this question appears to have an answer. Ghost Recon Future Soldier Wading for war It has everything you'd expect from a modern Triple-A shooter. There's the …
Andrew Bailey, 30 May 2012
Call of Duty: Black Ops

Black Ops has best videogame ending ever

Guinness World Records has confirmed Call of Duty: Black Ops has the greatest game conclusion of all time, after over 13,000 gamers cast their votes in favour of 2010's best-selling FPS. Treyarch's popular shooter, which offers a twist on the JFK conspiracy, pipped Halo: Reach and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time to the …
Caleb Cox, 14 Feb 2012
GameBone Pro

First-person shootout world record set

MuchDifferent's gaming world record attempt - to pit one thousand players against each other in mass first-person combat - took place this weekend. It missed its target by a single user. The company's Man Vs Machine game still set the record, though, with 999 people battling it out over the net. The record, independently …
Caleb Cox, 30 Jan 2012
GameBone Pro

Thousand-gamer FPS fragfest shoots for world record

A Swedish tech outfit is to pit no fewer than one thousand first-person shooter players against each other simultaneously in a bid to set a world record. Uppsala-based outfit MuchDifferent reached out to the gaming community this week to gather interest in Man Vs Machine, an event which will see developers fight it out against …
Caleb Cox, 19 Jan 2012
Steam

Fans goad Valve for Half-Life 3 gen

Fans of Valve's groundbreaking FPS franchise, Half-Life, have taken to the net en masse to voice their frustration regarding a lack of information on the series' next installment, Half-Life 3. Seven years or so have passed since Half Life 2 hit shelves for the PC. Ever since, the gaming world has sat patiently holding its …
Caleb Cox, 18 Jan 2012
The Register breaking news

PROVEN: Violent video games mess with your head

In the never-ending battle over whether violent video games incite impressionable gamers to commit unspeakable acts – or, at minimum, become obnoxious – hardware-wielding brain boffins have pried into young men's heads and discovered that, yes, digital mayhem alters your brain. "For the first time," said researcher Dr. Yang …
Rik Myslewski, 30 Nov 2011
Battlefield 3

Iran bans Tehran invasion first-person shooter

EA's Battlefield 3 has been outlawed in Iran, with police allegedly arresting shop owners that secretly stock the game. If reports are to be believed, Iranian cops are cracking down with a vengeance, raiding shops and arresting owners found to be selling pirated or imported copies of Battlefield 3, Agence France-Presse reports …
Caleb Cox, 29 Nov 2011
Battlefield 3

EA retreats, offers free Battlefield 1943 after all

EA has changed its tune and pledged to give all PlayStation 3 Battlefield 3 customers a free copy of Battlefield 1943, all to avoid embarrassing legal entanglements. The company issued a statement to say: "There have been some misunderstandings around Battlefield 1943 and Battlefield 3... to address this we are making …
Caleb Cox, 24 Nov 2011
Doom

Fragged, fragged and thrice fragged! 20 years of id Software’s Doom

Antique Code Show id Software’s Doom – the definitive first-person shooter – is 20 years old today. It was uploaded to the University of Washington’s servers at midnight, 10 December 1993 in the form of a .zip file containing the game and the first set of levels. It didn’t take long to generate a massive buzz – and because id was offering extra …
Lucy Orr, 23 Nov 2011
Goldeneye 007 Reloaded

Goldeneye 007: Reloaded

Review Here we go again. Back to bungie jumping from the dam at Arkhangelsk. Back to sneaking across the snowy fields around the Severnaya satellite installation. And back to dodging fierce crossfire on the gantries of an antenna cradle. Goldeneye 007 Reloaded The sound of silencer After almost 15 years, these sequences remain …
Andrew Bailey, 7 Nov 2011
Modern Warfare 2

Modern Warfare 3 flogged on eBay for a grand

Copies of Activision's forthcoming FPS Modern Warfare 3 have been selling on eBay for staggering prices, with one auction ending yesterday at $1725. Earlier this week, Xbox versions of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 were available to buy from Kmart after the US retailer accidentally put them on shelves early. Many of those …
Caleb Cox, 4 Nov 2011

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