If Epic Games' new game Bulletstorm breaks new ground in a familiar, crowded genre, it'll be in the use of melee attacks that aren't as traditional to the first-person perspective. They're the first link in the game's chain of cruel.

Not that there isn't still plenty of shooting done in the first-person perspective. Bulletstorm's first trailer shows how Grayson Hunt's steel-toed footwear and energy leash complements the enormous firearms that help keep the peace in a savage world gone mad.