Graev and I have been pretty excited about Titanfall ever since we played the beta. We both consider ourselves to be ‘average’ when it comes to first-person shooters. We’re never going to top the K/D ratio charts or consistently lead a team to victory, but we enjoy the action and get-in-get-out fun from your everyday gamer perspective.
Your options are vast in today’s marketplace. Call of Duty and Battlefield dominate the FPS space with consistency. Is Titanfall a contender? Should you spend your money and give it a ‘shot’? Read on for our complete thoughts on Titanfall and a chance to win some free stuff!
Gameplay in Titanfall is uniquely intense without ever subjecting the player to a lapse in action like one might find in Battlefield. The 15 available maps are on the smaller side, but with only 6 players per side and a squadron of AI controlled grunts it somehow manages to feel ‘just right’.
Leaping through windows, jumping rooftop to rooftop, wall-hanging, jet packing around, sprinting, cloaking, hanging off enemy and friendly titans, and leaping into the waiting arms of your titan — an experience you simply have to experience at least once in your life — are all enough to make any match satisfying. The opportunities to use the map to your advantage while doing all of the above are incredible and easily a distinguishing factor between the novice and experienced players. [Read more...]