It’s a debate that has raged because the daybreak of time: what’s the finest weapon in the entire of PC gaming? Some (i.e: those that are right) say it’s Doom’s Super Shotgun. Others passionately defend Half-Life 2’s Gravity Gun. However, you’ll additionally discover loads of individuals who will go to bat for Portal’s Portal Gun or Quake’s Railgun, whereas others nonetheless would possibly argue that the Hidden Blade from Assassin’s Creed is extra deserving of the title, or perhaps even Final Fantasy VIII’s Gunblade (as a result of, come on, it’s a sword and a gun on the identical time).
All are glorious decisions. But to assist settle this query as soon as and for all, come and be a part of us at PAX East 2019 the place we’ll be pitting a few of our favorite video game weapons towards one another to search out out which one is really the bestest finest weapon of all time.
Officially titled RPS Presents: The Ultimate Weapon Battle Royale, our very personal Katharine Castle shall be main the controversy together with Kitfox Games co-founder Tanya X. Short (whose staff is at the moment engaged on hack-and-slash weapon-dating sim Boyfriend Dungeon), Brace Yourself Games’ lead designer Andy Nguyen (who’s heading up improvement on the city-building battle’em up Industries of Titan), and fellow weapon lover and VG247 deputy editor Kirk McKeand.
We’ll every be making a case for why our personal private suggestions must be topped the final word video game weapon, however will probably be up PAX East attendees to resolve which one will get voted by way of to turn into the general champion. Because what sort of battle royale wouldn’t it be with out some ruthless viewers participation?
So if you happen to’re heading to PAX East this 12 months, which takes place between March 28-31st 2019, then be sure to head to the Arachnid Theatre on Thursday March 28 at 6pm and bag your self a seat for this curler coaster celebration of the perfect weapons in PC gaming. Tickets are on sale now.
And in the intervening time, why not get your self within the temper by listening to Brendan, Alice B and Matthew discuss their favourite video game guns over on the RPS podcast?