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As part of my research for an upcoming article about MMO shooters, I have been playing a lot of Firefall. There are definitely worse assignments in the world. I really, really enjoy the game; I love the fact that I can do almost anything I want even within a short play session and feel as if I acco...

January 8th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Defiance just released a brand-new DLC called Arkbreaker, and it allows players to actively bring Arks out of the sky! Want to see how it works? Check out Beau Hindman's next stream as he jumps into the shooter to see just how many times he can get shot. Join us live at 4:00 p.m. EST! Game: Defian...

December 14th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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"I have a slide deck, I have a pitch, I have concept art, I know pretty much what I want to do." Cliff Bleszinski has his next project in mind: a first-person shooter for PC that pays homage to classic arena shooters like Unreal Tournament and Quake. Bleszinski revealed the news on former Attack o...

December 13th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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If you like brick-by-brick construction in a sandbox environment coupled with a first person shooter, have we got the game for you: Brick-Force! Here, players fight out matches in maps they build themselves. And now Season 3 - Bricksaga brings even more to the experience. Along with a new medieval...

October 23rd 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Warface. Warface launched. Warface launched today, and so did the requisite Warface launch trailer. As you can see, the word Warface never, ever, gets old no matter how many times you type it, say it aloud, or roll it around in your brainpan. I thought seriously about filling this entire post with...

October 21st 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Hi-Rez co-founder and CEO Erez Goren took to Reddit yesterday to deliver a message about his studio's history and its plans for the future. Discussed in the post were challenges of making a profitable game (Global Agenda, for example, lost money throughout its lifespan) and some of the reasoning be...

September 12th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Zombie Studios has updated its Blacklight Retribution multiplayer shooter. The title, which is published by Perfect World, now boasts a new map called Dropzone that hearkens back to Zombie's 2010 Blacklight: Tango Down. Zombie says that due to the map's small size, gameplay will be "fast and frene...

August 10th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've been a fan of Tribes: Ascend, we hope you're happy with the current state of the game -- or that you like SMITE just as much. In response to a user inquiry, Hi-Rez Studios head Todd Harris announced that there are no major updates planned for the game within the next six months. The studi...

July 12th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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A few months ago, when New Year's resolutions came around, I decided to take broad, sweeping strides outside of my comfort zone -- I decided to play more FPS games. Long have I lingered in the comforting bosom of tab targeting, cast bars, and kill-10-boars. So when Renaissance Heroes, a newly rel...

March 27th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments