We hope you’ve had a lovely Christmas and you’ve received lots of gamey gifts to see you through the post Christmas blues. We know this time of year jams up your social calendar and you’ve probably not had time from the hectic Christmas parties, family gatherings and mountains of brussel sprouts. Maybe your family is stressing you out and you need to escape? So we’ve compiled a list of our top five shooters that you can jump in and out of to relieve your frustration.
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
With four new multiplayer maps now downloadable and Modern Warfare Remastered available alongside, the newest Call of Duty in the series is a great shout for an easy game to hop in an out of. The first expansion launched just before Christmas, so all new players will have access to this additional content. The MW Remastered is another great reason to bag this game, taking the series back to its routes, in a time before jet packs. You can build up your character and level up to obtain upgrades. Call of Duty also has split screen, so you can include the family in the fun and there’s always the popular zombie mode!
The popular game received a reboot and has landed in the palms of players that have been itching to ride the waves of this first person shooter once again. DOOM has already had a number of updates, so it’s a great time to purchase this aggressive and competitive shooter. You can choose a multiplayer or relentless campaign mode.
Set in WW1, this first person shooter has won praise for it’s theme which focuses on making the game as authentic as possible, by introducing teamwork, weaponry and honest hardworking relationships between the characters. If you fancy taking a shot in the multiplayer game, there are a range of modes to choose from to compliment your shooting style.
Overwatch has bagged a lot of awards this year, due to its ingenious multiplayer mode and wonderful array of characters. Mastering the 21 characters is a great way to spend the limbo between Christmas and New Year. It’s definitely worth seeing what all the fuss is about, especially as Blizzard have announced that updates will be coming.
You can play single player campaign where you learn the bond between pilot and titan or smash your way through multiplayer modes in an intense shooting experience. You’ll have so much fun exploring the abilities of both pilot and titan in this fast pace and character driven story. Now you can get this shooting adventure on sale in the store.
For that awkward time between Christmas and New Year, dive into these incredible shooters and split your time wisely between family gatherings and munching chocolate whilst playing games.