Tag: category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Shooter Games

Call of Duty: Mobile launches October 1

Activision and Tencent that Call of Duty: Mobile will launch on October 1 on iOS and Android. The mobile free-to-play version of Call of Duty will debut in all countries where Google Play and the Apple App Store are supported, with the exceptions of Mainland China, Vietnam, and Belgium. Players can sign up for Call […]

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Activision reveals details on first-ever crossplay for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Activision unveiled the details on its first-ever crossplay for a Call of Duty game. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will let PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One players battle each other in multiplayer combat. The big benefit is that players will be able to play with their friends on all three supported platforms. Players have […]

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Gears 5 gets over 3 million players in its first weekend

Gears 5 is off to a strong start, seeing over 3 million players in its first weekend, according to Microsoft. The third-person shooter debuted on September 6 for Xbox One and PC. Of course, 3 million players does not mean 3 million sold. Gears 5 is available on Xbox Game Pass, so many people were […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer beta — Infinity Ward reveals more maps and modes

On the third day of its multiplayer beta test, Infinity Ward opened up the spigots for more users for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. And it also released new maps and modes. I’ve been playing it quite a bit, and I’ve hit level 17 in the beta test over three days of combat. I don’t […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare hands-on — Multiplayer beta is showing a more realistic sim

Activision kicked off the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer beta on the PlayStation 4 today, giving fans their first real hands-on experience with the game’s popular multiplayer mode. Throughout the weekend, developer Infinity Ward will log valuable feedback and gameplay information ahead of the game’s global launch on October 25 on the PS4, Xbox […]

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Borderlands 3 review — Fun action, but some yucks are too yucky

Borderlands came out 10 years ago, and in some ways, it helped spur a new genre of shooters. Gearbox Software combined the fast action of a Doom or a Duke Nukem with the loot and role-playing game progression of Diablo, and we can trace the roots of Destiny, The Division 2, and Warframe to Borderlands. […]

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Project Resistance is a team-based Resident Evil game

Capcom has revealed that Project Resistance is a new Resident Evil team-based survival game. The company is going to reveal more details this week, but so far it has only published a pre-rendered trailer. The video shows four young people fighting off hordes of monsters with baseball bats, shotguns, and more. The video ends with […]

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Gears 5 interview — Rod Fergusson explains the story, characters, accessibility, and ending

Rod Fergusson, studio head of The Coalition, went out on a limb recently when he said that Gears of War 5 is the finest game in the Gears saga, which began with Epic Games’ first Gears title in 2006. Microsoft got the rights to Gears in 2014, and it launched The Coalition studio in Vancouver, […]

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Steam’s library overhaul launches with a beta update September 17

The Steam PC gaming platform almost seems like something ancient at this point. I don’t mean it’s outdated or obsolete. Instead, Steam feels like it’s always been with us. It is how people played games before us, and it is how people will play games when we are all gone. And that’s why it’s so […]

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Resident Evil-related reveal is coming in September

Capcom has plans to reveal something related to the Resident Evil series soon. On September 10, the publisher is planning to show off Project Resistance at the Tokyo Game Show. The company has not provided many details beyond that, but it did launch a website and post a tweet. Capcom plans to let fans go […]

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Overwatch is the best it’s been in years

Thanks to a new character and a big change in the way people join matches, I’ve having more fun playing Overwatch than I have had in over a year. Blizzard Entertainment‘s team-based first-person shooter released on May 2016 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. I fell in love with its world and characters, the closest […]

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The Walking Dead: Onslaught interview: Learning about the campaign, co-op, and more

The Walking Dead: Onslaught is fast approaching its launch window this fall, and we’ve got some details about the game’s campaign, co-op features, and gameplay in this recorded interview. Back at E3 2019, UploadVR talked to Survios chief creative officer and cofounder James Iliff about the upcoming game. Prior to the interview we also went hands-on […]

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How Machine Games took a single-player series into co-op with Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood is considered a “small game” for Machine Games, the Swedish game studio. The big games in the rebooted Wolfenstein series — Wolfenstein: The New Order and Wolfenstein: The New Colossus — take about three years to make. But with Youngblood (and the previous The Old Blood and the Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot VR game), the […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare gets 2v2 Gunfight multiplayer alpha on August 23

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is getting a 2v2 Gunfight multiplayer alpha this weekend, Infinity Award announced today at Geoff Keighley’s Opening Night event at Gamescom 2019. Dino Verano, a producer at Infinity Ward, said onstage at the event that the game’s revelation of multiplayer combat got a lot of positive fan feedback recently. He […]

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Gears 5 is adding characters from Halo: Reach

Microsoft revealed today during a presentation at Gamescom in Germany that Gears 5 will include characters from Halo, specifically Halo: Reach. Gears and Halo are two of Microsoft’s biggest franchises. Both are shooters, but they haven’t had much cross-promotion before. They don’t take place in the same fictional universe, so including characters from one in […]

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Gears 5 shows off Horde co-op mode at Gamescom

Microsoft and game developer The Coalition have revealed the new Horde mode co-op play for Gears 5 at the Gamescom 2019 event in Cologne, Germany. The Horde mode has gotten a revamp since Gears of War 4 debuted in 2016. Every Horde character will have a unique Ultimate ability; this extends to cross-over characters like […]

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Apex Legends dev Respawn admits it messed up Iron Crown

Respawn screwed up. Apex Legends has a new event called Iron Crown that introduces a number of exciting cosmetics. But one problem: The business model to acquire many of those items has, once again, outraged fans. Now Respawn is admitting its mistake, and it’s promising to improve how you can acquire Iron Crown items. The […]

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You can now tell Steam you already played a game on another store

I like to play indie games on my Switch, and when I do, I don’t need Steam telling me about them on PC. Up until this point, my only option for hiding these recommendations was to click “ignore.” But that would eliminate them from consideration in Steam’s suggestion algorithms. But now, you can tell Steam […]

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Borderlands 3 hands-on — Watch the beginning, first boss fights, and Eden-6

Borderlands 3 from developer Gearbox Software and publisher Take-Two Interactive’s 2K label will be one of the major games of the year when it debuts on September 13 on the consoles and PC. It has the same familiar goofy first-person shooter combat that is familiar to fans, who have purchased more than 48 million copies […]

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