FPS games love to toss in an assortment of explosive barrels and other stuff to blow up among their scenery, letting players quickly dispatch large groups of enemies with a single shot. As part of their extensive series on weaponry, Ahoy looks back at the history of these common video game props, and why we still love them.
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“I can hear my GPU screaming in front of this.” That’s what one commenter had to say about this 4K demo footage from Mundfish’s long-awaited action RPG/FPS, Atomic Heart. We couldn’t help but think of classics like Half-Life 2 and BioShock when we watched this, and we’re hoping the actual game lives up to those benchmarks.
It’s been a long time coming, but the sequel to Bethesda’s excellent DOOM reboot finally drops on 3/20/20. DOOM Eternal continues the tradition of gory, edge of your seat first-person shooter thrills, with new creatures, upgraded weapons, and even more visceral action, as Hell’s armies bring their brand of terror to Earth.
The follow-up to Naughty Dog’s outstanding post-apocalyptic FPS The Last of Us won’t be available until February 21, 2020, but it looks like it’ll be worth the wait, with plenty of bone-chilling cinematic scenes, dark storylines, and tension-filled gameplay.
(Gore) “We get dirty, the world stays clean.” Infinity Ward and Activision reimagine Call of Duty: Modern Warfare for the present day. The game promises a riveting single-player campaign, as well as co-op modes and online multiplayer. Drops 10/25/19.
This gameplay video for Borderlands 3 starts with a leisurely tour through some of the game’s varied locales, then ramps up to showcase the colorful and deadly enemies, and the weapons and vehicles you’ll have to survive. There’s even a squirt gun that cools down your other gun.
From Obisidian, the developer of Fallout: New Vegas, comes a first-person RPG set in the future and in a space colony, like Mass Effect meets Fallout. The Outer Worlds appears to feature everything we loved about New Vegas. Drops 2019 for Windows, Xbox One, and PS4.
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