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My Wish for the Next Call of Duty

As you may already be aware of, sales for the Call of Duty franchise have been slipping, specifically those for the series’ latest installment, Infinite Warfare.With yearly iterations and gameplay “enhancements” like exoskeletons and boost jumps, the simplicity of the series’ early games, like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, has gotten lost in the constant push for innovation and profit.

A Second Visit Into the Horrifying World of Beyond Despair

Just over a month ago, Russian indie developer PixelMate gave us the opportunity to not only interview them but take an exclusive look at their survival horror multiplayer game, Beyond Despair.Disclaimer: Beyond Despair is currently in an alpha stage of development.

Overwatch’s Lunar New Year Event (Year of the Rooster)

The new capture the flag mode is called, “Capture the Rooster”.Mei is the talk of this event because her Chinese New Year skin makes her look thinner.

The Vault of Glass Returns in Destiny's Final Event!

Once more the Speaker is talking to us, he's back and is briefly seen in the trailer.Whatever the reason for him finding his voice again, it's nice for fans to have a character returning from the vanilla portion of Destiny.

Retrowatch: Wolfenstein 3D - The Granddaddy of FPS's

Today we are going to take a look at the granddaddy (at least one of them) of the FPS genre, Wolfenstein 3D.If you are looking for a title with a story you can get absorbed in, then Wolfenstein 3D may not be what you are looking for.

Quake Champions First Impressions: Bethesda Deftly Reloads the Classic FPS Series

The combat in Quake Champions fits like an old glove (Quake III Arena?But what Quake Champions understands is that a triple-A FPS can have all that and still heavily rely on player skill.

Indiewatch: Cthon - Old-School Shooting, Roguelike and Lovecraftian fun

Aside from those issues the general design of the levels are well implemented and have a tonne of charm that fit the game's plot and concept really well.The Marksman specialises in the use of the cannon, a ranged firearm, resulting in higher damage, more ammunition and a higher rate of fire.

Retrowatch: Wolfenstein: Spear of Destiny - Another Helping of Classic Nazi Shooting

For the release of "Spear of Destiny" on both Steam and GOG.The plot to "Spear of Destiny" takes place before the events of the original game.

Preview: Cloudbase Prime - A Unique FPP Platforming Experience

Disclaimer: Cloudbase Prime is currently in an alpha stage of development.The plot to Cloudbase Prime is interesting and quite different to anything else.

Cataclysm 3D Gets a Graphical Overhaul, Name Change, and New Features

Polish indie developer Jakub Cislo of Buckshot Studios has given his upcoming old-school FPS, Cataclysm 3D, a massive graphical overhaul -- complete with all-new textures, sprites, lightning, and more.According to an announcement on its Kickstarter page, the game is also having its name changed to Project Warlock.

Will We See Another WWII Call of Duty Game Soon?

After Activision announced to investors that the next Call of Duty would return “back to its roots.A recent video by YouTuber “TheFamilyVideoGamers” appears to show leaked images of CoD 2017 concept art that may be promotional artwork for the new game to be developed by Sledgehammer Games.

Destiny 2 Needs to Wisen Up to Succeed Long Term

So the question to ask is; what can Destiny 2 improve upon and do to avoid it having the same fate as its predecessor?Then with the release of Titanfall 2 back in October, it sold well below expectations -- now sure you can blame this on the monstrous release schedule from fall of last year, but how exactly can Destiny 2 also avoid this same fate?

The Main Problem with Weapons in First Person Shooters

Let’s pick on Battlefield 1 a little more as it’s one of the newest and best examples available.Mortars, explosives, grenades, pistols, and a wide variety of melee weapons ranging from knives to shovels are in their kits.

Retrowatch: Quake -- The Game That Gave Us So Much

Despite that, the game's combat is still fast and furious and overall, it is a satisfying experience.Much like the rest of Id Software's games, Quake too had varying difficulties that catered to all players.

Star Wars: Battlefront II Teaser Trailer Leaks Ahead of Celebration

A 30-second teaser trailer for Star Wars: Battlefront II has leaked just days before Star Wars Celebration, which is set to take place April 13-16 in Orlando.The trailer begins with the aftermath of the Battle of Endor, just as the second Death Star explodes.

Retrowatch: Quake: Scourge of Armagon - Another helping of Ultra-Fast Action

Welcome to another edition of Retrowatch, a weekly series where we take a look at a good game from years long past.This week we are taking a look the expansion of Id Software's Quake, Mission Pack 1 Scourge of Armagon.

Why Is PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Dominating Steam?

Many had anticipated PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS release after it made Twitch's top five in the most viewed videos category before it had been released.With more mature battle royale type games such as H1Z1: King of the Hill on the market, what exactly is making PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS so popular?

8 Things That Battlefront 2 Must Do To Make the Franchise Great Again

The next Star Wars Battlefront 2 game has gamers buzzing about the litany of new features and customization coming to the game, but what's more important is rectifying mistakes of the previous game.In order to make the franchise what most of the fan bases' childhood encompassed, there are a few things EA Dice and the collaborative teams need to consider before the release this November.