In PlayStation and Xbox games like Resident Evil, Call of Duty and Halo players can choose any number of guns to use – revolvers, assault rifles and automatic machine guns – but many players are ignoring those weapons as part of an attempt to make the games more challenging.
Play Call of Duty online these days and you’re extremely likely to see people running around armed only with a survival knife
– attempting to creep up on other players and stab them rather than shooting them from afar.
The idea is that doing so is far more difficult than simply making a shot from a distance, meaning players’ skills are tested to a greater extent. Continue reading →