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Quite Possibly The Greatest First-Person Shooter I've Ever Played
Shooting people in the face has rarely been this enthralling.
When the newspaper wasn't enough, the website was there. When the text on the site got stale, there was always video. And now The Onion has uncovered the next layer for its totally sweet fake news jokes by making its own deliberately shitty Flash game, Close Range. The game demo serves as a follow-up to a video piece about the game, which is solely focused on shooting people in the face. Here is said report:
Good stuff. But it gets better when you realize that the URL mentioned in the piece, closerangegame.com
, is active. It distills the first-person shooter experience down to its bare essentials by focusing on headshots
and a unique, compelling story that rivals the heavyweights of the genre.
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