shooters

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
hack and slash

Video Game Swords Are Cooler Than Video Game Guns

Swords add a personal level to combat that guns often don't.
Leif Johnson
3.26.17
FPS

Why Video Game Guns 'Feel' Good

An interview with the internet's leading video game gun critic.
Emanuel Maiberg
3.26.17
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
Gaming

'Duke Nukem 3D' Is Still Fun, But More Deplorable Than Ever

In the wake of the rise of Donald Trump, Duke Nukem 3D has a little more guilt in its guilty pleasures.
Leif Johnson
10.16.16
Review

‘Shadow Warrior 2’ Is One of the Dumbest, Best Games of the Year

A shooter so dumb it circles back to genius.
Emanuel Maiberg
10.15.16
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
California

San Bernardino Shooters’ Phones Had ‘Built-In Encryption,’ Just Like Every Phone

Investigators also found: battery, screen, antenna.
Janus Kopfstein
12.12.15
short circuit

You'll Be Able to Play 'Titanfall' on Your iPhone Next Year

Nexon and Respawn announce Titanfall mobile games announced while you wait for Titanfall 2.
Emanuel Maiberg
10.29.15
London

The Discomfort of Playing a Shooter Game Set in Your Own City

Dirty Bomb is a free, British-made shooter in which you can call in a missile attack on Waterloo Station.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
3.26.15