80°
Submitted by Simeon Paskell 860d 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
30°

Atlus USA to Livestream Etrian Mystery Dungeon Gameplay, Party Mechanics and More

15m ago - Atlus USA is showing off gameplay from Etrian Mystery Dungeon on their Twitch TV account today at... | 3DS
20°

The Old City: Leviathan Review - The Refined Geek

18m ago - The Old City: Leviathan is another title in the growing walking simulator genre that combines bea... | PC
30°

New Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Trailer Showcases Gameplay

18m ago - Square Enix has just released a new Final Fantasy Type-0 HD trailer during Jump Festa that showca... | PS4
20°

Pound For Pound, The Long-Playing Standing Ovation: The Top 4 Video Game Soundtracks Of 2014

19m ago - Sumthing writes: For those new to Meguro’s torrential storm of neon washed mish-mashed shapes, P... | Culture
Ad

Start Making Games for the PS4

Now - Want to design the next generation of video games? Start learning game design today. Click for more info on how to get started. | Promoted post
30°

Steam 2014 Holiday Sale Day Two Deals

19m ago - The second day of Steam’s holiday sale is upon us. Yesterday’s daily deals are still active, alon... | PC