The Weight of a Gun

I’ve been playing games with guns in them for most of my life, and I think it's safe to say that's true for most of us. The first one I ever played with a gun in it was Doom. Now, let’s be honest here, there is more than just a gun in that game; it's, being one of the earliest shooters, the whole game really. » 8/02/13 10:42am 8/02/13 10:42am

What Could Be Better Than a Laser? Try a Six-Barrel Laser Gatling Gun

The last time we checked in with Patrick Priebe he'd crafted a replica of the Dead Space plasma cutter using a pair of 1.5-watt blue lasers. This time he's back with a ridiculous spinning gatling gun packing a total of six 1.4-watt blue lasers, and a less intense green laser used for targeting. Watch in awe and… » 7/05/13 5:50am 7/05/13 5:50am

Is the Decision to Buy Call of Duty or Battlefield a Moral Choice?

Before you skip everything in this video and run straight to the comments, understand the question: Many (not "most"; not "all") shooter video games feature licensed, real-world firearms. Gunmakers are compensated for the appearance of their brands as much as the NFL Players Association is paid for its members… » 4/13/13 5:00pm 4/13/13 5:00pm

Here's One Big-Budget Game That Won't Have A Gun-Toting Character On…

If it's a big-budget game, you can (cynically) count on at least one thing: a stoic-looking guy incorrectly holding a gun on the cover. It's a trend in the same way blue-orange movie covers are a trend. Covers rarely break that mold, but according to Gamespot, Quantic Dream is doing it with Beyond: Two Souls. And… » 3/21/13 10:00pm 3/21/13 10:00pm