Sometimes, a weapon is only as strong as we believe it to be. Fortnite recently saw a game-wide shift in how people use a weapon type, and it’s all because people are thinking about those firearms in a different way. The developers didn’t actually change anything under the hood, but everyone is approaching the game…
Splatoon 2's upcoming DLC continues to prove the squid kid franchise has, bar none, the best weapons in the genre. Behold: the Bubble Blower, a new special weapon.
The bow and arrow is one of humanity’s most primitive weapon systems, right up there with stick attached to rock. Stuart Brown of YouTube’s Ahoy channel explores the history of the bow in reality and video games, from prehistoric hunters to modern-day marksmen.
Fallout veterans know about the “Alien Blaster,” a special (and powerful) weapon that’s made an appearance in every Fallout game in the franchise to date. Here’s a video guide on how you’ll find it in Fallout 4. Written instructions below, too!
Trust a trickster god to wield one of the most complicated weapons the folks at Man At Arms: Reforged have ever had to recreate.
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Nowhere in video games is the phrase "evolution, not revolution" more apt than in first-person shooters. As proof, I submit for your consideration the latest trailer for Far Cry 4. It's seductively pretty, and willfully obscene. In other words: it looks exactly like Far Cry 3. Only, ya know, snazzier.
Gamers have fired billions of rounds out of virtual automatic weapons over the years, but have we ever paused to ponder the marvelous machinery that makes it all happen? The Slow Mo Guys have us covered.
Master Chief makes it look easy, doesn't he? But, it turns out that wielding the famous bladed Covenant weapon from the Xbox sci-fi FPS isn't all that graceful. Watch yourself, dude. You ain't no Spartan!
So, master blacksmith Tony Swatton got The Legend of Zelda Master Sword out of the way and now he's sharpening a replica of an iconic weapon from another console exclusive action game: Kratos' Blades of Chaos. But Swatton only made one. What the hades, Tony?
The same week EA pulls links to weapon and gear manufacturers from its Medal of Honor: Warfighter website, the arms crafters (ArmsCrafters - ready in about an hour) of Borderlands 2 get not one but three separate full-blown video ads. Some days it just doesn't pay to be real.
If all 50 details that Stephen Totilo noticed about Assassin's Creed III didn't satisfy your hunger for knowledge, check out the video above for a look at the death-dealing tools the threequel's hero will use during the Revolutionary War.
This isn't modern warfare, kids. Ghost Recon: Future Soldier brings a whole new level of technology to the battlefield, giving players access to the sort of convoluted electronic goodies that would make your average Call of Duty soldier look like your grandmother trying to program a VCR.
The shooting might be less tactical, but that doesn't mean it has to be less entertaining. Let's take a look at the arsenal Starbreeze Studios has cooked up for next year's Syndicate reboot.
Does this make me Warchief? Weighing in at 18 pounds and forged from steel, Epic Weapons' Doomhammer replica is one mighty meat tenderizer. If I can scrape up $300 we might have a new banhammer on our hands.
id Software's Rage might feature a massive scope, a twisting and turning plot, and a focus on exploration, but these haven't taken away from what id does best: Killing people, places, and things with a wide variety of deadly weapons.