FPS

Game of the Year 2018

First Person Games Are Changing. But Into What?

For a decade, the FPS has lived in the shadow of 'BioShock' and 'Modern Warfare.' But this year, it feels like there is change in the air.
Cameron Kunzelman
12.20.18
far cry

This Video Explains Why 'Far Cry 2' Is Great Without Saying A Word

From the destructible cover to the lighting to the fire, it's all in the details (that 'Far Cry 5' unfortunately doesn't have).
Austin Walker
4.4.18
Review

'Far Cry 5' Tries to Do It All, but Fails to Be Much of Anything

New changes to the structure are welcomed, but 'Far Cry 5' has no confidence and no heart.
Austin Walker
3.26.18
Spec Ops The Line

Five Years Later, 'Spec Ops: The Line' Still Hates Military Bullshit

'Spec Ops: The Line' pulled no punches in its biting commentary.
Brendan Keogh
7.6.17
Vanquish

How 'Vanquish' Subverts the Military Shooter

Just re-released on PC, 'Vanquish' shows a very different approach to the modern shooter.
Seth Shepherd
6.24.17
strafe

‘Strafe’ Says Fuck You to Old, Archaic Views on Gender

This chaotic ‘Doom’ throwback lets players select from anywhere they please on a gender slider.
Danielle Riendeau
5.11.17
strafe

'Strafe' Is A Bloody, Enjoyable Throwback to the Era of 'Doom'

'Strafe' is a bananas, bloody little love letter to the Doom clone.
Danielle Riendeau
5.9.17
Destiny

What Makes 'Destiny' Loot Special Is the Stories Behind It

As players begin to process the idea of leaving their equipment behind for the sequel, a few players share their tales.
Patrick Klepek
3.8.17
On The Level

There’s No Reason for 'No Russian' to Exist in ‘Modern Warfare 2’

As a marketing tool, it was effective. But as a coherent part of the game, it's a failure and a waste of time.
Ed Smith
3.4.17
free play

Be Your Own Devil's Advocate in This Free Nazi-Shooter

'Dialogue 3D' asks you about shooting nazis. While they kill you.
Cameron Kunzelman
2.15.17
watch

'Syndicate' is Prime Cyberpunk

The 2012 shooter embraces the tenets of cyberpunk fiction, especially for naming conventions.
Danielle Riendeau
2.7.17
First Person Shooters

Why ‘SWAT 4’ Remains a Shooter That Compellingly Plays Against Type

Irrational’s pre-‘BioShock’ shooter, re-released this month, still feels unique for its genre, although the subject matter has become more controversial.
Jake Tucker
1.30.17
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