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Modern Warfare 3: Suppressing Fire
June 1, 2011: Shellshock from the Modern Warfare announcement has left me wanting to roll with DICE.
FEATURE: Who are the best companions in FPS games?
May 18, 2011: What makes a great buddy on your first person shooting adventures? We take a scientific approach to find out.
Breach review – the poor man’s Call of Duty
January 29, 2011: Atomic Games aims for a breakthrough, but the results are just broken. Verdict on the Xbox 360 version of the downloadable shooter.
Call of Duty: Black Ops review – a tale of two shooters
November 22, 2010: Back in black? Our verdict on Treyarch and Activision's Cold War sales apocalypse. Xbox 360 version tested.
Black Ops quibble: is the Tomahawk overpowered?
November 15, 2010: A little rant from Ed.
New IP can take “years of iteration” to get right – Singularity producer
December 8, 2009: Don't count your chickens before they've been blown to bits with plasma grenades.
Killzone 2 look-back: sorry, still needs co-op
November 26, 2009: As Guerrilla's sometime Halo-killer reaches the grand old age of half a decade, we kick a little post-coital dirt at the sequel.
Why Left 4 Dead shouldn’t be left for dead
November 24, 2009: Left 4 Dead 2's out. Is it all over for Francis, Bill, Louis and Zoey? Not on our watch.
Feature: FPS Cult Classics
November 19, 2009: With Modern Warfare 2 fever gradually dissipating, it's time to mull over the shooters you might have missed.
Weapon Drop: Left 4 Dead 2′s Chainsaw
November 18, 2009: I came, I saw, I chainsawed...
Quickfire Q&A: Alien vs. Predator
November 4, 2009: Predator. Survivor. Prey. Potential? Rebellion's revamp of the classic sci-fi horror franchise is appropriately conflicted.
And the best part of Modern Warfare 2 is…
November 2, 2009: Infinity Ward studio boss spills the beans.
Quickfire Q&A: Battlefield: Bad Company 2
October 31, 2009: Hands-on time with EA Digital Illusions CE's second big native console Battlefield. Let the question mark bombardment commence!
1-on-1: Modern Warfare 2 vs Left 4 Dead 2
October 29, 2009: Can Valve's grab-bag of southern comfort and zombie goodness overturn Infinity Ward's steamroller of an action blockbuster? Click on for our pre-release feature face-off.
BOOM. It’s the new site for FPS fanatics!
October 27, 2009: This scene-setting intro is entirely skippable.
Weapon Drop: the sticky grenade
October 26, 2009: Stick around.
Feature: The History of First-Person Shooters
October 26, 2009: As FPS Gamer clears leather, Kristan Reed turns in the ultimate retrospective: the evolution of the first-person shooter genre from Maze War to Modern Warfare 2.
The History of First-Person Shooters: Part 5
October 19, 2009: 2006 to present. The "real" next-gen arrives, Crysis blows retinas, Bioshock goes deep, Left 4 Dead reinvents the co-op mode and Infinity Ward washes its hands of the 1940s.
Quickfire Q&A: Modern Warfare 2
October 15, 2009: FPS Gamer gets schizophrenic with Infinity Ward's epic shooter follow-up. Can you hear duty calling?
The History of First-Person Shooters: Part 4
October 13, 2009: 2001-2005. The war between console and PC reaches its height, Valve excels itself, World War 2 becomes the setting of choice and Bungie gives birth to a big, helmeted baby.
The History of First-Person Shooters: Part 3
October 8, 2009: 1998-2000. Epic and Valve hit the scene, online multiplayer explodes and important sub-genres begin to establish themselves.
Preview: MAG beta
October 7, 2009: Zipper Interactive play the numbers game. You and 255 of your friends are invited.
The History of First-Person Shooters: Part 2
October 3, 2009: 1996-1997. The 3D acceleration era gets underway, online gaming is born, the mod scene grows and console shooting hits gold.
Halo 3: the best of Forge
October 2, 2009: Manny dips into the cream of Halo 3's user creations.
The History of First-Person Shooters: Part 1
September 29, 2009: The origins of the genre. Maze War, Castle Wolfenstein and (of course) Doom.
ODST special: top 5 rough landings
September 23, 2009: Going in hot. We can see your house from here - and we're packing SPARTAN lasers...
The Edit Suite: Worst FPS levels
September 16, 2009: Manny Brown confesses his fondness for shiny sphincters.
New MAG trailer scripted by PS Blog members
September 4, 2009: Because SCEE couldn't be arsed to write it themselves.
Section 8′s out, watch the trailer
September 2, 2009: Kicks eight shades of armor-plating out of Halo, or so it probably wishes.



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