shooters

Which new Wii shooter are you more interested in playing?

Call of Duty: Black Ops or Goldeneye 007? Both are made by talented development teams. Both feature impressive multiplayer options. Both seem equally capable of satisfying your shooter twitch. Coincidentally, both are published by Activision. So, which will you choose? Derek and I made our choice in the latest podcast.

Cool-looking Wii headset sold separately for Call of Duty: Black Ops

For $25 bucks, this thing looks pretty cool (also available in white). Since the upcoming Call of Duty Black Ops for Wii supports both online multiplayer and voice chat, is this something you’d be interested in picking up? And are you buying Call of Duty: Black Ops? (It was one of my favorite games of E3, btw. New trailer after the break.)

What made GoldenEye 007 so good?

Was it the controls? The first of its kind on consoles? Something else? Whatever it was, I’m not so sure developer Eurocom will be able to revive the series on Wii, especially after reviewing their unimpressive portfolio.

E3 leak: New Goldeneye “exclusive” for Wii

“After 13 years, what would you say if a new Goldeneye were coming this fall?” asks an Activision interviewer. “OMG!” and “Yea!” comes the seemingly scripted reply by interviewees. That’s right. A “new Goldeneye experience” is coming exclusively to Wii this November, developed by Activision. Its unclear if any of the original development team i...

New Call of Duty also coming to Wii

As was the case with 2008’s World at War, multiple sources today are reporting the newest Call of Duty will also arrive on Wii come November 9. Dubbed Black Ops, the shooter takes place during the cold war, and features single, multi, and cooperative play modes. That said, is this something you’re interested in playing, despite being made by the series’ second development team?

After PC, are shooters better on Wii?

That’s the question IGN asked this week. And despite being a much more popular genre on HD consoles, columnist Michael Thomsen thinks shooters are better on Wii. The simple act of moving in a Wii shooter has a slow gravitas suggestive of being in control of an actual human body and not a camera tripod on greased wheels… What [Wii shooters] lack in technical stature and one-sided nuance...

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