What makes a good shotgun? Is it the power or the accuracy or the clip size? Well, it is everything and these 6 shotguns set the bar for what a shotgun should be like in a game.
1.Where is halo 1,2, and 3s M90 Close Assault Weapon System? Best shotgun in gaming history. Utterly glorious in it's effectiveness. 2.The gnasher shotgun in gears of war 2 isn't even worth using.
i like my shotgun to look nice and sound great. i like resistance 2's shotgun, GTa4's pump, hazes shotgun, dooms double barrel shotgun, goldeneyes pump, socoms TA12 gauge and the new automatic one. damn so many shotties so little time... rdit: um i just looked at the list now and... timesplitters3 doubble barrel > [email protected]'s double barrel
I'm gonna have to disagree with you on the Halo 3 shotgun, espeically the Halo 2 shotgun which was practicly useless most of the time. The Halo 1 shotgun I agree with though.
The Doom 3 shotgun was by far the most satisfying to use, next to that I think is the Killzone 2 shotty albeit slow and then CoD4 definitely reserves it spot to be on there. Serious LOLS @ Halo 3 shot gun.
Games shotguns are usually the least realistic of nay weapon type. In most games, shotguns have an effective range of <10 metres, when in reality the effective range should be up to 50 metres. Game developers must have very mited knowledge of guns and have probably never used guns before. The Call of Duty 4 shotguns are the best I have seen, the have a more realstic range than other games. Games like the SOCOM and Rainbow Six series also feature realistic shotguns. The shotgun in GTAIV wasn't too bad either. The Gears of War shotgun was useless at a range less than 5 metres, what a great gun! Why they call it the best shotgun is beyond me.
I would've added the combat shotgun from Uncharted, I finished the game using pretty much only that! It has a satisfyingly meaty shot ;-)
Bioshock weapons in general were pretty bada$$. In addition to those listed, I'd mention Lost Planet as well. You had a pretty powerful shotgun in that game.
That shotgun was one that you felt when you shot people in the small of the back. I actually like the shotgun from Crackdown as well.
I really like the shotguns on Battlefield:Bad Company. They look and sound really sweet, and the pumping animation on some of them is just so satisfying to me.
1) You can't have a best of... article and not include one of the most annoying shotties in the history of VG. The M3 automatic from the early Socom days was used by EVERY terrorist on Deathtrap. So cheesy, it would have even the most skilled players shaking a controller screaming "campin noob" at its user. 2) Bioshock's shotty. Not only is it upgradeable, but the ammo is too. The fully upgraded weapon with explosive buck shells is a fearsome beast, easily laying waste to spider and houdini splicers with a single pull of its trigger.
The M3 Automatic shotgun from socom 2 and confrontation is the best shotgun period. Most useful. You know it is when people b!tch at you and call you a noob for using it lol. And the Ratchet and Clank Future TOD shotgun if that counts is amazing as well.
I like Left 4 Dead secondary shotgun, it's quite effective compared to the first.
Rossmore was a bad man shotty XD. after the update it became less powerful
I totally hate the damn thing but the SAIGA automatic shotgun from Metal Gear is a beast. I've been killed by it way too many times in MGO. It's got a good rate of fire. When a shotgun user has the SAIGA... 0.o
I know the game is lame (and the effectiveness of the shotgun is cheap) but I love the A4 shotgun in Quantum of Solace. Smack a suppressor on that baby and it sounds just like that bolt pistol in No Country for Old Men. Very satisfying...
A little bit OT: Resistance 2's Magnum > All Handguns in videogames.
M6D PISTOl from halo 1 is the best dude, it powerful,it has a really good fire rate and very accurate in short and long distances with scope, it feels so good when someone is coming at u with a shotgun or a rocket launcher and u own their as$es with that little pistol lol
R2's Magnun can do multiple kills easily. :)
List needs "The Terrible Shotgun" from Fallout3. That aided with the Bloody mess perk is just too much fun... and mess.
Best Shotgun that i ever used and still have fond memories of playing is the shotgun in Doom.
This guy is such a noob. He mentions that the M1 shotgun from COD4 with Sleight of hand and Stopping power perk is mean. But its either/or. You cant use both perks at the same time..
You don't need stopping power in a hardcore game.
1. Doom - The memories of splattering demons with that shotgun are still oh so sweet. 2. Half Life 2 - I loved the sound it made. I could almost play the whole way though HL2 with only the shotgun it was so awesome. 3. Halo series - The ol' shotgun/melee kicks ass I don't care what anybody says. 4. The Terrible Shotgun in Fallout 3 - How can you not love vaporizing a Super Mutant's head with it? 5. Bioshock - I Loved blasting a frozen solid Splicer into pieces with my fully upgraded shotgun in Bioshock.(who cares if you destroyed any loot in the process right?) 6. Why 6? lol
auto shoty left 4 dead is really fun and useful, cus sometimes u need to blast those muderfuking wishes as fast as u can lol
perfect dark shotgun pwns
USAS-12 in BATTLEFIELD BAD COMPANY!!!its one of the find all 5 guns and this thing is automatic.code for it is aw3somef1rep0wer.
Rubbish list, the dual Shotguns from Timesplitters, as well as the Tactical 12-Gauge should have been in there. The Gnasher is rubbish too(didn't even like it in Gears when it was powerful, doesn't feel like a shotgun to me)
How about dual sawed offs from: Blood. http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...
In 007 Nightfire PWNED also resistence 1 before they started tweaking things shotty was amazing.
It was rapid fire, with little spread and worked over a distance (think of the result of an assault rifle and shotgun making sweet love :-D) Quote from article "Treats like the 'Hammer' - a fully automatic shotgun with roughly the same killing power as the Death Star" Article http://www.computerandvideo... That shotgun alone made all of these look pathetic
how about Bioshock's shotty with its three different ammo types???
Battlefield 2, US Army Engineer's Shotgun. I got over 10k kills with it in karkand alone XD One shot kill at meduim to close range Muhahaha
you could get like 45 ammo in that thing and it didn't have to be pumped and it blew everything in front of you away and it was epic. Sheesh... how could they miss that!
Super Shotgun from Doom 2 and after a long jump Shotgun from Resistance 1
Double barrel shottie from quake 2, aka stampy shot gun from Soldier of Fortune 1. All I need to say is you can blow off any limb with one shot gun shot.
The shotgun from Ratchet and Clank comes to mind, seriously on all these 'best weapons' lists I expect to find some R & C love but never get it. Best weapons in video games are from those games.
the auto shotgun from Turok: dinosaur hunter. Put explosive shells in it and kill dinosaurs.
Alien vs. Predator 2 had a cool shotgun. Damn handy to kill those facehuggers, but could also be loaded with slugs, to blast the armored Praetorians. Soldier of Fortune shotgun comes to mind, because it was one weapon that kicked loose a lot of controversy. What about worst shotguns? I remember Daikatana...
Where is the shotgun from Duke Nukem 3D? You could hit an enemy from down the street with that thing! It was awesome! And what about the shotgun from MGS3: Snake Eater? It's about the best gun in the game, you just blow guys away! Or the fully-upgraded shotgun from Bioshock, that one was pretty awesome. Halo's shotgun was wicked too. The dual-wieled shotguns from The Punisher on Xbox and PS2 was wicked, if not lame as hell. Or that big shotgun-thing from Ratchet and Clank that fires lightning bolts.
what about the pump shotgun from Counterstrike? it took skill and kicked a$$.
Shotgun from Serious Sam 1 (FE&SE).
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