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The Sword Is Mightier Than the Gun

Nick writes:

Swords are cooler than guns. This was my revelation after playing Halo 4 and Dishonored back-to-back. Sword fights are, in every way, more exciting and more thrilling and more satisfying and scarier than gunfights. This stems from the back-and-forth pacing inherent in a sword fight: The attack is immediately followed by a parry, offense is immediately followed by defense, and advantage is immediately followed by disadvantage. There’s a story within a sword fight that’s missing from a gunfight because the latter is over far too quickly

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xamtheking3924d ago

Then how does a Gunblade rank?

jc485733924d ago

if by gunblade, i suppose you mean the ones where you only pull the trigger to add heat onto the sword or are you referring to the one where Lighting wields? She can switch between gun and sword.

zlpw0ker3923d ago

and the only example you pull out is lightnings weapon.dont forget about squalls gunblade

KillrateOmega3924d ago

Raiden agrees with this.

High-frequency blades for the win!

pr0t0typeknuckles3924d ago

Well,duh,but in all seriousness I thought I was the only person that was pro sword over a gun,swordsmen always know how to switch it up.

jacksonmichael3924d ago

You thought you were the only person out of seven billion?

pr0t0typeknuckles3924d ago

cant tell you how many times ive seen someone say oh guns over sword because they blow stuff up,so yeah i was worried that i was the only one.

ironfist923923d ago

I find there's more honour by sword than by gun.

The metal stays with you forever, and so does the blood it drinks.

fsfsxii3923d ago

Angeal agrees with that
Also, a Sword makes a dude very badass AKA Sephiroth

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Hairstyles In Video Games Really Need To Improve

For a while, hairstyles have been lacking in video games. From the rugged buzzcuts of every space marine in existence to that borderline stereotypical dreadlock fade developers are now giving to every black character, it’s time for video games to pay a visit to a stylist.

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BrainSyphoned11d ago

There were hairstyles in elden ring? Didn't notice as I was too busy enjoying the game to get out my microagression bingo card.

CrimsonWing6911d ago

What’s wrong with character hairstyles? There’s such a variety of unique designs, what in the hell do you want?

Michiel198911d ago

the fuck is he talking about? You're free to become a digital artist yourself and create new and refreshing hairstyles for women and black people......

DragonBuster11d ago

Already done in Dragon Ball Z games.
SSJ3 Goku has the best hairstyle.