Immersive Shooters, Short Take  Comments Off on Bulletstorm
Jul 062014

Status: Campaign complete Most Intriguing Idea: Shooter protagonists are horrible, and that’s funny Best Design Decision: The whole skillshot system Worst Design Decision: The robot rampage setpiece. Summary: Bulletstorm, believe it or not, is an almost perfect companion piece to Far Cry 2. Both games are based on the idea that the protagonist of a first-person shooter is a horrible person by definition. Where Far Cry 2 spins this idea out into a personal and national tragedy, however, Bulletstorm uses it as the basis for a comedy. This informs the main character Grayson Hunt, who is a drunken, foul-mouthed boor. It’s [Read more…]