This reminds me of the old Foster's spots where Paul Hogan would mention the fact American beer ads can't show anyone drinking beer. Similarly, Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2012 can't show any big game getting shot. Marketing staff don't care, marketing staff will show you shooting and missing. It gives just as good a…
You don't need controllers to use Microsoft's Xbox 360 Kinect. That's the point of the thing. You don't need a controller. You certainly don't need an inflatable boat. But to play this winter's Cabela's Big Game Hunter: Hunting Party, you're going to need a special Kinect gun. It comes bundled with the game.
In the middle of New York City, in the back of one crazy truck, pro wrestling icon Shawn Michaels promised me he could show me the newest Cabela's hunting video games in one take. He did and even fielded my questions about why he hunts with grace, all in a single video you can see here.
A couple weeks ago, the Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 11 trailer pulled into Eugene, Ore., winding up a 56-day nationwide tour. After showing me the game, the crew took me into the country to shoot some antique firearms. As in muzzle-loaders.
To video games, Cabela's means The Gun, the pump-action piece of plastic with which you mow down herds of deer and squadrons of waterfowl. Yet it's never appeared for any Cabela's game on Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3. Until now.