Gearbox Software Working On A New FPS For Wii U And Unannounced Next-Gen Consoles?

According to a rumor posted in an IGN board, Half-Life developer Gearbox Software is working on a new first-person shooter, which may be a new IP and is supposedly being developed for Wii U as well as for unannounced next-generation consoles. The rumored game is said to be in its first stages of development, and … Continue reading Gearbox Software Working On A New FPS For Wii U And Unannounced Next-Gen Consoles?

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Renegade Kid Working On New First-Person Shooter For Nintendo eShop On 3DS

Mutant Mudds and Bomb Monkey developer Renegade Kid is working on a new first-person shooter, according to the first issue of Nintendo Force magazine. The game will be released in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS holiday 2013. Renegade Kid is also working on a title for the Nintendo eShop on Wii U - Mutant … Continue reading Renegade Kid Working On New First-Person Shooter For Nintendo eShop On 3DS

THQ Says Call Of Duty Has “Stamped Out Memories” Of What Made FPS Great

THQ's head of global communications Huw Beynon believes that the Call of Duty franchise has genuinely stamped out the memories of what made the first person shooter genre great. Beynon mentions games such as Half Life, System Shock or GoldenEye - where a first person shooter didn't necessarily have to involve military material, but brought the … Continue reading THQ Says Call Of Duty Has “Stamped Out Memories” Of What Made FPS Great

Analysts Say Call Of Duty & The FPS Genre ‘Seem Tired’

Macquarie Securities' Ben Schachter and other analysts, including Michael Pachter, have "significant concerns" toward Activision's Call of Duty series and the FPS (first-person shooter) genre as a whole. Schacter believes that Call of Duty has reached its peak in 2011 and will have a hard time trying to expand its audience. Below are Schacter's six reasons as to … Continue reading Analysts Say Call Of Duty & The FPS Genre ‘Seem Tired’

LucasArts Hiring For New FPS For Current And Next-Gen

LucasArts has posted a job listing that suggests that the company is looking for developers to work on a first person shooter for current-gen and next-gen consoles. There are no other hints related to the game, but it's widely expected that it will be another entry in the Star Wars franchise and will join the … Continue reading LucasArts Hiring For New FPS For Current And Next-Gen