80°
Submitted by Simeon Paskell 1112d ago | opinion piece

Shooter Special Part 1: Lower Your Weapons

D+PAD Writes:

Games thrive on shooting, and gamers love shooting stuff; this is a fact right? Well, yes, it’s undeniable that ever since the first few pixels fired up the screen in Space Invaders, the act of shooting has played a massive role in the evolution of videogames as an artform and also in popularising it as a past time. But is all the gun-play being to grow a little stale?

In a (possibly rather telling) coincidence, two D+PAD contributors – Simeon Paskell and Dave Stuart – independently decided to take a look at this very idea, each taking a very personal look at their relationship with shooters and how they feel currently feel about the videogame shooter, which has – thanks to the likes of Call of Duty and Halo – become such an all-devouring part of our beloved industry. (Call of Duty, Dear Esther, Doom, Gone Home, L.A. Noire, PC, PS3, Uncharted Trilogy, Xbox 360)

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
40°

Sword Coast Legends Gets It Right: Gameplay Impressions at PAX 2015

1h ago - GamersNexus: "Sword Coast Legends is a new PC RPG rooted in Dungeons & Dragons ruleset, borrowing... | PC
40°

MMOs - Tactile Wars Review

1h ago - Tactile Wars review with screenshots and videos. A look at themobile strategy game from Ankama (S... | iPhone
Ad

PC Games Still To Come This Month

Now - We're halfway through the hottest month of the year, but there's plenty more PC games still to come, so don't go outside just yet! Let's take a loo... | Promoted post
30°

MMOs - Touch Online Review

1h ago - Touch Online review with screenshots and videos. A look at the dancing MMO from Perfect World Ent... | PC
40°

MMOs - Warmode Review

1h ago - Warmode game review with screenshots and videos. A look at the f2p shooter that launched on Steam... | PC
30°

In a World of Blocks

1h ago - GE writes: "When I first heard of minecraft from my younger brother, I snorted a response along t... | PC