Feel like some good old fashioned "killing people for the amusement of a fictitious audience" kind of entertainment but you just can't reach your copy of The Club? Well, ACONY Games might have your fix, good sir or madam.
Fresh from ACONY Games, Lead Level Designer Mark Mussler shows off some of the work on their upcoming free-to-play FPS Bullet Run. The header shows off "Shanty," set in an abandoned town on the American west. When I first watched this flythrough, all I can keep thinking about the similarities in color palette, textures and design elements are to Gears of War 2's multiplayer map "Nowhere."
Here, we get to take a closer look at "Oilrig". I like their use of multiple vertical levels to add some gameplay variety, and along with the addition of explosive cover spots, this map is looking pretty interesting.
With that being said, I still think that the visual appeal to Bullet Run is where it's lacking the most. Maybe I have played far too many modern day military-style FPSs and I have become a bit jaded to them, but if I can't tell the difference between your game and another free-to-play military FPS from screenshots than maybe you need to change something. Just a thought.
|1:45 PM on 02.05.2013|
Bullet Run closes up shop because no one played it
I actually played the free-to-play Bullet Run at E3. Oh, how naive I was back then. If you read the article, you'll see that I actually sorta enjoyed playing the game on the show floor. Silly me. When it was r...more
|2:15 PM on 08.01.2012|
Bullet Run is out, go shoot people in the face for free!
Sony Online Entertainment's Bullet Run is out on PC this week. The free-to-play shooter takes place in a reality TV game show, with cameras set up all around levels and commentators calling the play-by-play throughout matche...more
|2:30 PM on 05.22.2012|
Sony Online announces new free-to-play FPS, Bullet Run
Sony Online Entertainment has revealed Bullet Run, a free-to-play first-person shooter due to be released on PC later this summer. Players are contestants in a near-future reality game show who must gun each other down with s...more
|2:00 PM on 05.23.2013|
Review: Call of Juarez: Gunslinger
Call of Juarez is a series I've always wanted to enjoy. It's hard not to admire its attempts at clever storytelling, and the commitment to creating a wild west first-person shooter in an age where everything's about blasting ...more
|1:30 PM on 05.23.2013|
Jon Favreau's Destiny trailer is such a tease
Let's get straight to the news that's been a long time coming for Bungie's open-world shooter Destiny: we'll finally see what it looks like -- what it really looks like -- on June 10, 2013. Thank goodness for that! Specifica...more
|8:00 AM on 05.23.2013|
Dying Light is an open world, freerunning zombie game
Okay, take Dead Island's entire concept, subtract the role-playing mechanics, throw in freerunning features akin to Mirror's Edge, and set it all in an open world that features a day-and-night cycle where things become way ha...more