Don't Let the Limecat Fool You, This is One Kick-Ass Free-to-Play…

Do you miss the early days of first-person shooters, when everyone was pretty much equal and the little guy had a chance of coming out on top? I just played a Free for All match of Offensive Combat, dropped in after the round had already started and still managed to win by one kill—and I suck. » 1/04/13 4:55pm 1/04/13 4:55pm

Former Battlefield Dev Plans to Change the Way Mobile Shooters Play…

As the former creative director of DICE Sweden, Ben Cousins knows console shooters. His team at Scattered (formerly Ngmoco Sweden) has collectively worked on five Battlefield games, the first three Halo titles, two Far Cry and Crysis games and the upcoming Tom Cruise film All You Need is Kill. If any development team… » 12/06/12 6:55pm 12/06/12 6:55pm

An Extraordinary History of the Modern First-Person Shooter and its…

Level designer and writer Robert Yang has written up a fascinating "People's History of the FPS" as a three part series at Rock, Paper, Shotgun. In it, Yang posits that first-person gaming and first-person-shooters are not, as we tend to think of them, just an industry-dominated gorefest with a linear evolution, but… » 9/21/12 1:00pm 9/21/12 1:00pm

Call of Duty's New Trailer Vs. Medal of Honor's New Trailer

What is it about military first-person shooters and July 10th? Is it San Diego Comic-Con? Are gamers that competitive? Regardless, feel free to now compare and contrast the two recently released military FPS trailers, that of Black Ops 2 and Medal of Honor: Warfighter. Focus on multiplayer and explosions versus… » 7/10/12 1:04pm 7/10/12 1:04pm

Learn How To Make Video Games With This Video Game

Code Hero isn't your basic first-person shooter. You'll have enemies, and you'll be "shooting" them, but it won't be with assault rifles and pistols. Instead, you shoot lines of Javascript to command the environment around you. Need a platform moved over? A certain kind of enemy eliminated in one fell swoop? There's… » 2/23/12 9:00am 2/23/12 9:00am