Shooters

Dusk Gets What Made Classic Shooters Great

Dusk Gets What Made Classic Shooters Great

Dusk is a throwback first-person shooter that released earlier this year. Comparing it with another shooter, Strafe, shows that one of the most important factors in recapturing classic FPS magic is memorable level design.

Overwatch’s Mercy Problem

Overwatch’s Mercy Problem

A big controversy within the Overwatch community this year revolved around the healer Mercy. Top players experienced hostility and harassment just for picking the character, and major Overwatch personalities derided the hero for supposedly having a low skill ceiling.