Love is in the air this Valentine's Day -- for games, of course! Dork Shelf writers and readers bare their pixelated hearts to the games that made them fall in love with games.
Master Chief is back, now under the banner of Halo-centric studio 343 Industries at the start of a whole new “Reclaimer” trilogy. In its return, Halo 4 may have just accomplished its duty, but does that mean it can win the war for a massive demographic's trigger fingers after being MIA for some key years?
Everyone's favourite "war-themed hat simulator," Team Fortress 2, released its "Uber Update" yesterday. Aside from bringing a lot of improvements and additions to the 2007 first person shooter, the game's developers have announced that it will shift to a free-to-play model which is driven by micro-transactions.
So what is Bulletstorm? Originally hyped up due to the presence of developers Epic and People Can Fly, many folks expected a heinously cheeky, violent slaughterhouse that only a name like Bulletstorm could suggest. But as time went on, evidence started to mount that there was going to be something special about Bulletstorm, once again hard to pin, but unmistakably present.
While it certainly is one of the most furiously pushed Sony games in a crowded room, in its history Killzone has never seemed to stick with either picky first person shooters or snooty bloggers. Now onto the third iteration, Killzone 3 hopes to finally stop being another brick in the FPS wall but a cornerstone.
For more than ten hilarious years, Duke Nukem Forever has been — to game nerds — a most marvelous on-going joke of a game, so fabled and so outdated that many wondered if it would only ever exist in alternative dimensions where dinosaurs lived on and you have a beard/don't have a beard. However, earlier today we discovered that this most cherished gag may come to an end earlier than we think.
IGN recently posted a short documentary about a little known genetic disorder that effects certain people: Duke Nukem’s disease. This is Gene’s story. Thanks to John Mackin for the hlink.
Valve‘s popular multiplayer shooter Team Fortress 2 is one of the online games most played to this day because new content is constantly being produced for it. TF2 is to be updated again soon, adding new weapons and new abilities for Sniper and Spy classes. It wouldn’t be a Team Fortress 2 update without a new […]
Zeno Clash is a first-person beat ’em up game from Chilean ACE Team. It’s a wonderful game world and a satisfying simulation of hand-to-hand (foot-to-face, club-to-head) fighting. Though briefer and more challenging than many high-quality first-person games, it’s a lot of fun to play through, and, in my opinion, worth your while. You play as […]
id Software‘s web-based first person shooter Quake Live entered the open beta stage of development last week. Quake Live, based on id‘s popular 1999 shooter Quake III Arena is a free multiplayer browser based first person shooter. For those of you wanting an nostalgic throwback to the world of PC gaming circa 1999(man, that makes […]
A new teaser site for BioShock 2: Sea of Dreams, There’s Something in the Sea, has been making the rounds online. It features a few documents concerning the kidnapping of a little girl by a red-eyed monster. The site follows a teaser trailer that came on the disc of BioShock for the PlayStation 3. Sea […]