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Holy carp there was a lot going on in shooter circles this week! Between the news blurbs, videos, and S.T.A.L.K.E.R. memories (yes, I said S.T.A.L.K.E.R, and damn that takes a long time to type), there was nearly enough information for two editions of The Firing Line. Luckily for you (and for my...

January 27th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Hello folks, and welcome to my Christmas list (well, the Massively portion of it, at any rate). For this week's edition of The Firing Line, I decided to take a look at a few of the more obscure titles coming down the development pike. Now, when I say obscure, I don't necessarily mean shoe-string...

December 16th 2011 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Ghost Recon: Future Soldier is not coming to PC, Ubisoft has confirmed -- but never fear, because it is coming to PC. Ghost Recon Online will take the place of Future Soldier on PC, as "Ghost Recon Online is the PC equivalent," Ubisoft tells Eurogamer. In February 2010 Ubisoft teased a PC version...

November 25th 2011 at 5:13pm 0 Comments
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Despite being a free-to-play shooter, Ubisoft's Ghost Recon Online dev team is adamant about creating a game that's fun to play, regardless of its business model. No, seriously, here's five minutes of them explaining that. It's kind of a sticking point, clearly.

October 8th 2011 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Nintendo has never shown interest in free-to-play games in the past, likely due to their requirement of support from sophisticated online infrastructure. And ... that is unlikely to change. Speaking to AllThingsD, Satoru Iwata said flatly that "Nintendo is not interested" in freemium games, allud...

June 15th 2011 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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Who'd have thought that the folks with shaky cam footage of Ghost Recon Online for Nintendo's Wii U would be Nintendo? But here we are, showing off just that from Nintendo's own second day of E3 2011 recap video. Head past the break for a peek at the game in action.

June 10th 2011 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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When Nintendo showed off a reel of major third-party games currently in development for its newly announced console, the Wii U, the footage wasn't actually playing on Wii U hardware. Nintendo of America prez Reggie Fils-Aime casually admitted as much in a post-presser interview with GameTrailers,...

June 8th 2011 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Not So Massively, our weekly roundup of the top news from popular multiplayer online battle arenas (MOBAs) and other multiplayer online games that aren't quite MMOs. Published every Saturday, the column covers games such as League of Legends, Heroes of Newerth, Defense of the Ancient...

May 28th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments