first-person shooter

B.J. Blazkowicz

'Wolfenstein II' Shows Us That Nazis Were an American Problem All Along

One of the biggest video games of the year has stumbled onto the third rail of American politics.
Emanuel Maiberg
10.26.17
Gaming

Study Claiming Video Games Make Players Better Real-Life Shooters Gets Shot Down

The 2012 study was pulled following accusations of irregularities in the data set.
Leif Johnson
1.22.17
doom

It Took 300 Hours to Build This Incredible ‘Doom’ Map

Another great reason to play 'Doom' again.
Emanuel Maiberg
10.19.16
Gaming

Two Decades Later, the Designers of 'Duke Nukem 3D' Are Making New Levels

New Gearbox edition includes eight new levels from original designers.
Leif Johnson
9.3.16
doom

'All Right, Screw It:' How id Software Made 'Doom' Great Again

Even 'Mad Max' played a role in the design direction of the new 'Doom'.
Leif Johnson
8.8.16
Gaming

'Overwatch' Really Doesn't Want You to See Its Characters Have Sex

Animated porn videos featuring Blizzard's 'Overwatch' characters once numbered in the thousands; now there are almost none.
Leif Johnson
5.28.16
doom

This Is Why Modders Are Angry About 'Doom'

Not being able to put 100,000 demons into one room is a bad thing. Who knew?
Leif Johnson
5.23.16
Gaming

Watch Gabe Newell Avoid Talking About 'Half-Life 3' for Almost a Decade

What has Valve said about Half-Life 3 since 2004? Not much.
Leif Johnson
5.21.16
doom

‘Doom’ Is Great Again

After years and years of waiting, Doom is back, and despite much reason to worry, it’s really good.
Leif Johnson and Emanuel Maiberg
5.15.16
Gaming

Blizzard Seeking to Stop 'Overwatch' Cheating Before It Starts

Blizzard has announced a zero-tolerance policy on cheating in its new multiplayer shooter.
Leif Johnson
5.14.16
doom

A Catalogue of All the Devices That Can Somehow Run 'Doom'

Toasters, pianos and trucks all pitching in to keep the 1993 game alive.
Zack Kotzer
5.8.16
doom

Claymation 'Doom' Might Be More Violent Than the Actual Game

The killing that cometh before the kiln.
Leif Johnson
5.7.16