Thoughts on 2D vs. 3D Shooters

I’m honestly not sure what my first experience with 2D shooters was or when I first played one. I would love to say it was Space Invaders but that would make me a liar and I would prefer that if I have to lie to my readers, it wouldn’t be two sentences into a blogContinue reading “Thoughts on 2D vs. 3D Shooters”

Now Hear Me Out: Stories in Shooters

If you know me, you know that when I play a videogame I like it to have a good story. It isn’t a deal breaker if it doesn’t, but I like to at least have some sort of direction and understanding of the stakes. Now in my personal experience I usually see three different waysContinue reading “Now Hear Me Out: Stories in Shooters”

Regenerating Health Cliché

One thing I didn’t go into specifics on is the mechanics on more modern day shooters. The entire structure for them has changed and there are certain things one can expect to see from them. One of the most notorious is regenerating health. Now while it wasn’t an entirely new concept, I don’t expect thatContinue reading “Regenerating Health Cliché”

Thoughts on the Shooters of Today

This month I am going to venture out of my comfort zone and so we will be talking about shooters. The reason this is outside my comfort zone is because while shooters take up a considerable part of today’s industry, I am not very good at them. I don’t want to say I am awful,Continue reading “Thoughts on the Shooters of Today”