Over the past two weekends, Activision opened up a Call of Duty Modern Warfare II beta to the press and other invited guests. GiN had a handful of reviewers, columnists, and podcasters in the thick of the action. This is what three of them found in this thoroughly modern take on shooters.
Mixing elements of traditional golf games with horror, miniature golf, rogue-likes and even a bit of Dark Souls, Cursed to Golf may be one of the strangest and most difficult golf titles to master. But it’s very fun to try.
Midnight Fight Express is an over-the-top, two-fisted action-adventure that nearly anyone can pick up and play for hours on end. This is one of the most stylish and simple beat-em-ups to come out in a long time.
Drop those socks paired with sandals and slowly hand over that dull brown suit because the Fashion Police Squad is on the case. This irreverent game will have you sewing up and accessorizing against some of the worst crimes against fashion in an exciting shooter interface.
Tombstar may not have much plot or character depth to be found, but if you are looking for an amazing way to burn off steam, then spending some time running and gunning in this wild Western-themed world may be exactly what you need.
Perennial favorite Borderlands character Tiny Tina is back in Wonderlands as the overly energetic dungeon master for this bizarre and beautiful mix of first-person shooter gameplay and Dungeons and Dragons style adventure.
We braved the radioactive and monster-filled wastes of the Chernobylite adventure game on the PC. And with success there, the game has been ported over to consoles, including next-generation ones. We pick up the action over there in this review.
Void Slayer is a budget shooter with an interesting twist. The arena you fight in expands or contracts based on your health. As you take damage, your play area gets filled with holes, so watch your step out there.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction takes the realistic squad-based shooter into new territory, adding an invasion of space zombies to the world as a new enemy for our elite operators to face in challenging tactical battles.
Call of Duty Vanguard is one of the most polished shooters to come out in years, with many improvements to both the single player campaign and multiplayer action that fans have been wanting. Vanguard puts Call of Duty back on top. It’s number one with a bullet.