130°
Submitted by Rashid Sayed 679d ago | opinion piece

10 Games With Awful Shooting Mechanics

"Rather than lead by example, I'd rather add to the problem by combining the two together. That said, I hate positivity, so a top 10 shooters list is out of the question. Instead let's talk about those games out there that have really dodgy shooting mechanics. Even if the games themselves are good overall, we have ten examples for you of titles with sub-par gunplay." (Duke Nukem Forever, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

RustedMan  +   679d ago
I agree with all but 2010's Medal of Honor. The shooting mechanics in that game were fine. It's just the repetitive "shooting gallery" style gameplay that was annoying.
Captain Qwark 9  +   679d ago
i only played MOH, Haze, and duke and i would agree that all of them were awful including MOH.
N0S3LFESTEEM  +   679d ago
MOH Warfighter actually has better shooting mechanics than BF3... they redeemed themselves at least compared to their previous title. That series will never live down super nazi's that take 20 headshots to put down though.
#1.1.1 (Edited 679d ago ) | Agree(1) | Disagree(1) | Report
guitarded77  +   678d ago
@ CaptainQuark

You think that the games were awful, or the shooting mechanics. MoH didn't have bad shooting mechanics... they were on par with top of the line modern war shooters. The game itself may have sucked, but the shooting gameplay was there.

I'd replace MoH with something else, and Dead Island wasn't really a shooter. I can think of many 3rd person shooters which had flawed mechanics, but the list concentrates on FPS.
InTheLab  +   679d ago
Disagree with MoH Haze and MaG. Particularly the authors reasons for them being on the list. The shooting was fine in those games.

Take MAG for example. The author sites poor hit detection but that is a known issue in all Treyarch developed CoDs...but Black Ops isn't on the list.

Not saying Haze was great but its not Duke Nukem bad. Its more like Homefront bad. Or Timeshift bad. Actually...I'd say Haze is probably the best of the mediocre shooters. It just had a poor story and horrible characters. Even the multiplayer was good. How many mutiplayer maps have you seen that take place on a moving carrier?
#2 (Edited 679d ago ) | Agree(3) | Disagree(4) | Report | Reply
EZMickey  +   679d ago
Quite a few, actually, but I get your point. Inventive and memorable map design for multiplayer shooters is a bit uncommon these days.

Like, I enjoyed High Rise back in the day when I still played MW2, but it's no Morpheus.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

FIFA Ultimate Team Team of the Week (TOTW) – January 28th

24m ago - Each week EA Sports creates a FIFA Ultimate Team Team of the Week (TOTW) based on players in the... | PC
40°

First Official Female Gamer Discovered

24m ago - Video Games Made Me Do It: "Today marks a new era in gaming as the first female gamer, Corrie Row... | Culture
30°

Dying to play Dying Light? Get a Steam code for only £27.99

26m ago - Dealspwn reports: "Dying Light released this week with little fanfare and no reviews. Ours will c... | PC
30°

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 preview: kicking zombie butt with Barry Burton (PSU)

49m ago - PSU goes hands-on with Barry Burton's campaign in Resident Evil: Revelations 2, and also samples... | PC
Ad

See what games are coming out in 2015

Now - Visit our release calendar to see what games are coming out in 2015. | Promoted post
30°

Resident Evil HD REMASTER - A brilliantly done old-school game | Madnight GamesTech

1h ago - Matt delves into the newly released HD version of Resident Evil after having not played the origi... | PC