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Video Games Have Become Obsessed With Bows And Arrows. But Which Game’s Bow Is Best?

If you've been playing big-budget action video games over the last couple of years, you've probably noticed a few trends. The graphics have gotten better. The animations have become more lifelike. The explosions have gotten more explosive.

And more recently, amid all those improvements, has come a trend that's even more earth-shattering and important: Video games have discovered the bow and arrow.

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onyoursistersback1290d ago

we all know this....
"Legend of Zelda"

MariaHelFutura1290d ago

Kai (I think that is her name) from Heavenly Sword.

scotchmouth1289d ago

Great missons. Its so satisfying having full control over the arrow to bring a villian down.

Only use of six axis i thoroughly enjoyed

MaxXAttaxX1290d ago

lol not in Skyward Sword. If only motion controls were not forced then maybe.

kreate1290d ago (Edited 1290d ago )

Diablo 2 from 15 years ago.

Windforce.
Guided arrow and multi-shot.

Killustrious1290d ago

Haven't really enjoyed Turok since N64 but I'd have to agree with this

camel_toad1290d ago

Turok was one of the best games on N64 and the slow-mo cheat was awesome. Too bad the last Turok was awful

bunt-custardly1290d ago (Edited 1290d ago )

"I am Turok"...

FYI the archer used the bow in the co-op arcade classic Gauntlet from 1985.

Kurt Russell1289d ago (Edited 1289d ago )

That's a franchise that could do with some love from a good Dev studio. It still has potential to be a great single player and multiplayer game... instead of dicking on it like the last couple of attempts ;)

Conzul1290d ago (Edited 1290d ago )

Really Kotaku?

ironfist921289d ago

you expected anything better?

SP3333D-O1290d ago (Edited 1290d ago )

My top 3 are:
1. Skyrim
2. Tomb Raider
3. Far Cry 3

Actually, those are all that come to mind! It's been way too long since I played Turok on the N64.

x5exotic1290d ago

1. God of War 2: Badass bow with ice storms and shit
2. Tomb Raider
3. Skyrim (one of the few weapons that are actually fun to use, especially since you don't have to deal with retarded cameras doing backflips)

smashcrashbash1290d ago

Exactly.How can we forget Kratos's magic ice bow he tore out of a Titan's eye? What is more bad ass then that?

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