Okay Im a grown man but....

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by gun runner, Dec 17, 2011.

  1. gun runner

    gun runner Former Guest

    Nov 23, 2011
    South Texas
    How many of you guys still play shoot em up video games? I bought a Playstation 3 a few years back that was a pretty pricey investment but I enjoyed it ever since and I been really involved in playing the best game ever in my opinion called Red Dead Redemption for the last several months and Rockstar games cant be beat. If its not the Grand Theft Auto series its games like Red Dead being my choice of picks off the shelves. The benefit of being able to play online is heaven and Im still hooked on it and I will never grow up even after turning 24 in November :D :D :D

    John, from the Great State of Taxes ;)
  2. Silencer

    Silencer Well-Known Member

    I have a ps3 but I don't play as much as I used to. Metal Gear Solid is my favorite game series. Don't care for the Modern Warfare series all that much, but I have played it.

    Gran Turismo 5 takes up much of my gaming time, these days.

  3. geds

    geds New Member

    Mar 27, 2011
    The last shoot 'em video game I played was Nintendo's duck shoot!
  4. gun runner

    gun runner Former Guest

    Nov 23, 2011
    South Texas
    Thats because almost every MW is the same
  5. trespoe

    trespoe New Member

    Oct 30, 2011
    I've never been into shooter games, I prefer strategy games. Currently AGEOD's American Civil War and Paradox EUIII.

    Been playing strategy games on the computer for 20+ years (started with Battles of Napoleon in the late 80's) why stop now?
  6. fordtrucksforever

    fordtrucksforever Member

    Nov 14, 2011
    East of DFW
    You gotta love those Grand Theft Auto games. Does someone know if there was one with a zombie apocalypse twist to it? That way you could justify some of the not so law abiding choices you make.
  7. Albtraum

    Albtraum Well-Known Member

    Jun 8, 2011
    More of a Zelda fan, but I love Historic WW2 shooters like Medal of Honor and the first couple Call of Duty's. Nothing wrong with the Modern Warfare series either. Those games rack up millions of sales every year for a reason. If it aint broke, dont fix it.
  8. Prizefighter

    Prizefighter New Member

    Mar 16, 2007
    North Carolina
    You kidding? I have a gaming PC, an Xbox 360, a PS3, a Nintendo 3DS (a handheld), and I'm always looking to add to my collection. It's a hobby. Red Dead Redemption is one of the best games, definitely.

    I've got over 90 hours and counting in Battlefield 3 so far, 36 and counting in The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim, and probably a couple hundred in Minecraft at this point.

    It's not just for kids anymore. The people like me who played as kids back in the 80s and 90s are still playing today. :D

    Red Dead Redemption has an expansion called Undead Nightmare. There's also Dead Rising, Dead Island, and Left 4 Dead, but they are pretty different from GTA.
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2011
  9. StoneChimney

    StoneChimney New Member

    Nov 27, 2010
    Red Dead Revolver and Red Dead Redemption here.
  10. Juker

    Juker New Member

    Feb 8, 2011
    Land of Lincoln
    Well, since you asked.... :D;)

    I guess the last shootin' game I played was Asteroids, in the arcades of the late 70s and early 80s.

    I do enjoy a good game of Scrabble, though.
  11. Stonebridge

    Stonebridge New Member

    Nov 27, 2011
    Central Illinois
    i can honestly say the Cabela's Big Game Hunter is pretty awesome..using the gun makes it interesting..love Red Dead Redemption as well
  12. alex.cirabisi

    alex.cirabisi Member

    Jul 24, 2010
    Midland , Michigan
    i play read dead redemption, borderlands, dc universe online, army of two 40th day, black ops. and so many more.

    my PSN is LTCirabisi, add me and we can rid the west of baddies :p
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2011
  13. pkcgbifaid

    pkcgbifaid Member

    Nov 12, 2003
    Charleston, WV
    Well, I just turned 40, and most of the shoot-em-up I do currently is House of the Dead on Wii. Fun stress relief and using the gun attachment makes it a little more fun than just using the controller pad of most games.

    Don't get me wrong... I enjoy a little Halo 2 on occasions too, but I really prefer playing that with someone and going head-to-head trying to take each other out. I just can't sit there long enough to play the regular game by myself... I don't enjoy it as much.
  14. Double Deuce

    Double Deuce New Member

    Jun 1, 2009
    I love me some Gears of War.
  15. Crpdeth

    Crpdeth Well-Known Member

    Apr 23, 2002
    Location location
    I went and bought a Ps3 and a few games that are pretty fun, but I realized on Thanksgiving that it had been a year since I've played... Dunno why I don't get into it.

    MMORPGs though.... I'm almost double your age and have been playing a popular role playing game for 10 years, very few breaks in playing that rarely last more than a couple weeks.
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