The Greatest Video Game Guns Of 2013

The Greatest Video Game Guns of 2013

You may have noticed that there were some guns in many of 2013's most interesting video games. Here are the best of them, in no particular order...

The Greatest Video Game Guns of 2013

The Merica Gun from Saint's Row IV

Our own Tina Amini writes: "I usually can't see anything that's in front of my face what with all the bullets and flames projecting out of this massive weapon, but I know I'm killing stuff. This isn't a spray-and-pray scenario. It's a spray-and-you-will-for-sure-kill things one." Watch it do damage here. And, yes, this is getting picked over the Dubstep gun.

The Greatest Video Game Guns of 2013

The Swapper Gun from The Swapper

At last, a gun you can use to make clones of yourself. It doesn't so much take a life as give a life a new body. A great gun in a great game. Be mesmerized by it here.

The Greatest Video Game Guns of 2013

The Winterizer from Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus

The franchise with some of the best guns in gaming history now has a gun that turns enemies into snowmen. Power it up and they'll drop Christmas presents. Watch a one hour loop of the gun in action here, if you're that much in the holiday spirit (and maybe lay off the egg nog).

The Greatest Video Game Guns of 2013

The Minigun from GTA V

What's this? Another over-powered gun on this list? Well, GTA is very much about creating mayhem and this gun helped that cause quite well. Frankly, it's also a little bit disturbing to use this gun in the game, as you can see here.

The Greatest Video Game Guns of 2013

The Gun from Gunpoint

Play the game, and you'll know why.


    Blood Dragon's Killstar? That thing was fucking badass.

    Dubstep gun? Merica gun used WAAAAY to much ammo.

    Start with a Bioshock gun but don't mention it...?

      bioshock had boring guns, my initial reaction to that image was "you can't be serious".

        Yeah I came here to say exactly this. Bioshock Infinite had awful weapons.

        But they had such great names :P

        I'd definitely give Bioshock the nod for coolest melée weapon of 2013 though.

    You missed the opportunity to show Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate's Gunlance- so amazingly OP! It's a gun... and a lance!

    My favourite is a simple one. Bioshock Infinite's Carbine

    Really? No mention of Mr Torgue's gun from Borderlands 2 (Tiny Tina's Assault DLC)? ITS A GUN THAT SHOOTS SWORDS AND THEN THE SWORD EXPLODES AND TURNS INTO MORE SWORDS!

    Last edited 19/12/13 3:26 pm

      Whelp I guess I am buying some DLC. A gun that shoots swords is like my holy grail.

    nothing.... nothing will ever beat Turok 2's Cerebral Bore.
    That is the most messed up weapon in any game ever.

    Agreed with the cerebral bore, that thing was nasty. As for the GTA's minigun, meh.. Not that great, for a start you can't take cover when using it so online at least, you get cut down very quickly using it.

    The Blundergat/Sweeper/Acid Gat/Vitrolic Withering from Zombies was pretty awesome.

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