First Person Shooter

First-person shooter (FPS) is a video game genre centered on gun and projectile weapon-based combat through a first-person perspective; that is, the player experiences the action through the eyes of the protagonist, and in some cases, the antagonist. The first-person shooter shares common traits with other shooter games, which in turn fall under the heading action game. From the genre's inception, advanced 3D or pseudo-3D graphics have challenged hardware development, and multiplayer gaming has been integral.The first-person shooter has since been traced as far back as Maze War, development of which began in 1973, and 1974's Spasim.
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  • Halo: ODST Will Be Free DLC Update For Halo: The Master Chief Collection

    … as a free update. Continue-Play spotted the news from the official Xbox website, where Halo studio head Bonnie Ross rolled out an apology and an announcement that eligible owners of Halo: The Master Chief Collection would be receiving some pretty slick goodies in the coming weeks. According to Ross… “Next week, we’ll release a content update…

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  • Killing Floor 2 Video Dev Diary: We’re Gun Nuts

    … because it takes everything that was awesome about the first game and then ratchets it up by a notch. Tripwire Interactive ethos is that they pay a great deal of attention to the guns going into the game. As mentioned in the dev diary, they focus on making sure guns react and behave realistically, even in a sci-fi setting. The idea is taking…

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  • Nintendo UK Highlights 10 Most Confusing Gaming Terms For UK Parents

    …% Blue-Shelled – Suddenly being knocked out of first place when you’re about to win (Mario Kart reference) – 50% (J)RPG – (Japanese) Role-Playing Game – 43% UGC – User-Generated Content – 39% Backward Compatible – A newer gaming console that supports games or software designed for older models of hardware – 34% Camping – Staying in one spot…

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  • Killing Floor 2 Targeting 1080p, 60fps On PS4

    … Widgets It’s been a long time coming, but the resolution wars are back. I know, I know, they took a backseat with all the corruption going on in the video game media circuit, but at the heart of every fanboy is a question that burns deep into the bottom of their soul: what is the resolution and frame-rate of every new game coming out…

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  • Tower of Guns Announced for Xbox One, Trailer

    … Developer Terrible Posture Games has announced First Person Shooter Tower of Guns will be releasing in 2015 for Xbox One, PS4 and PS3. Take a look at the new trailer: Tower Of Guns is coming to Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft via the ID@Xbox self-publishing program, the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment…

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  • Tower of Guns First Person Shooter for PlayStation Announced

    … Developer Terrible Posture Games has announced First Person Shooter Tower of Guns will be releasing in 2015 for PS4 and PS3. Description Ascend the Tower of Guns and return to the days of circle-strafing, rocket-jumping, and twitch-based action. Tower of Guns is a throwback first-person shooter with a healthy sprinkling of roguelike-ish-y…

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  • The next DLC for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel arrives this holiday season

    … The next DLC for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel arrives this holiday season NEWS | ? Comments | Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will be receiving a second batch of DLC this holiday season. 2K Games confirmed today that the Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack: The Holodrome Onslaught will launch on December 16. The new addon will feature appearances… -
  • Hands on with Block N Load, Jagex’s New Multiplayer Shooter

    … So yesterday Jagex finally unveiled Block N Load to the world, a brand new multiplayer shooter with an intense crafting focus as well as explosive first person shooter action, it’s a game that seems to combine so many different elements from so many different games, that it’s insanely complex but at the same time super fun. n3rdabl3…

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  • Sunday Review: The BG Archive for the week of 11/3/14

    … Mario Bros (Movie) Review Heroes and Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar (PC Review) Pokemon: Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Preview Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Xbox One) Review Super Smash Bros (3DS) Review Being Human US Season One (DVD) Review Infested Planet (PC) Review The Newsroom Season Two (DVD & Blu-ray) Review Civilization…

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  • Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare Complete Walkthrough With Trophy Guide

    … runs just even at four hours. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has seemingly picked up quite a bit of positive press for its take on revitalizing the series with new ways to engage and play the game, as well as the whole overhaul of the multiplayer with the introduction of the mechs and exosuits. It’s kind of like the game everyone thought…

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  • Halo One: Silent Cartographer Intro from Beta to MCC

    …: Master Chief Collection). Halo: Master Chief Collection (MCC) will arrive for the XBox One on November 11, 2014. Though this high definition collection will allow folks to replay the first game for the third time, audiences sometimes question if the developers have changed anything at all in each remake. To see enhance resolution and audio…

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