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Submitted by FanOfGaming 1020d ago | news

Lacking Hardcore Tactical Shooters? Ignore This Opportunity And You Can Never Complain Again...

Dual Pixels - Over the years, it's pretty obvious that shooters, and all video games genres, that generally have had plausible learning curves have been eradicated in the face of mainstream gaming. As a result, gaming experiences have become more dull and saturated. (Dev, Industry, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Trackboss  +   1020d ago
I miss Killzone 2 it was one of the most tactical shooters of this generation before the patches and valour exploitation. And let's not forget Rainbow Six..
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EDI  +   1020d ago
I hope this project succeeds, the industry needs it.
JellyJelly  +   1020d ago
By tactical you mean broken controls? Killzone 2 is one of the most overrated shooters this gen. Nice visuals, no substance.
tokugawa  +   1020d ago
i concur, i sunk many hours into killzone. when i first got it, i thought it was great. but after a while, once you get through the lovely visuals, you see that it just another bland shooter, but with even worse problems than most.

i played 5 mins of killzone3s multi-player demo, and cancelled my pre-order.

it is a shame, because i was unstoppable on kz2 with the tactician using an assault rifle.
AusRogo  +   1020d ago
Couldnt handle the controls because it wasnt cod?
Outside_ofthe_Box  +   1020d ago
Just because YOU couldn't handle the controls does not mean it's broken lol.

What is up with people this gen? Just because they suck at a game they blame the game itself instead of themselves for having the lack of skill to adapt to the game?

If the controls were broken how come I had no trouble playing the game then, huh?

Killzone 2 is THE most tactical shooter this gen. All other shooters this gen are just your typical run in the mill run and gun shooter/ CoD knock offs.
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Razmossis  +   1020d ago
MGO was, and still is the most tactical online shooter this generation, speed and precision only got you so far if you didn't have a team with a game plan.

Too bad most of you shunned it because you didn't want to take the time to get a Konami ID, or because of a bit of start up lag... or even because you were so brainwashed by the plethora of FPSs coming out every year that you couldn't adjust to a new control scheme. Shame
Fragger2k8  +   1019d ago
MGO was alright, but the game played nothing like a tactical shooter, and really wasn't any different than your typical deathmatch style game. Not to mention that people never worked as a team online, no one used any sort of strategy, and almost all of the matches had that stupid auto-aim enabled, which every single person used.

Like what LightofDarkness said just down below; games like Ghost Recon, Rainbow Six, and ARMA are tactical shooters. Not Killzone, not MGO, not MAG, not Halo.
LightofDarkness  +   1020d ago
Jesus guys, HARDCORE TACTICAL SHOOTER. WE're talking old Ghost Recon, Rainbow Six, ARMA, Delta Force etc. If you think Killzone 2 belongs in that bracket then you've been wearing the fanboy goggles for so long that they'll need to be surgically removed.
Outside_ofthe_Box  +   1020d ago
KZ2 is THE most tactical shooter this gen. What are you smoking lol?
DualPixels  +   1020d ago
I think even mainstream audiences are getting bored with how easy shooters have become
caperjim  +   1020d ago
This may be true but when that mainstream audience finally sits down with a hardcore shooter, it wont take long for them to go back to what they usually play.

People seem to think they want a hardcore realistic shooter but most would quickly give up on it before they learn to be better at it.

Publishers know this. Thats why they wont risk big money on a game that will be traded in within a week after purchase no matter how great the game actually is.
ginsunuva  +   1020d ago
No they're still having the time of their lives at each new cod release.
ninjahunter  +   1020d ago
Gamers are good at complaining, they will find a way.
r21  +   1020d ago
try starhawk. that game has you thinking up strategies in so many ways imo.
DaReapa  +   1020d ago
I'm curious as to what's their vision of a hardcore tactical shooter. If they're talking along the lines OFP or the ARMA series, they have my attention.
Raoh  +   1020d ago
I miss you socom...

Anxiously awaiting ARMA 3.
BattleTorn  +   1020d ago
Does anyone have a link to where I can donate to SerellanLLC?
This guy has worked on numberous FPSs that I've enjoyed immensely.

If he needs $200,000 to start a new game, I'd gladly pitch $5-10.
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DaReapa  +   1020d ago
The link is in the last line of the article, worded as "Kickstarter".

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