Bulletstorm might be one of the most sadistic videogames I've ever seen. It's a shooter designed to discourage just shooting, one that rewards you - with actual points - for mercilessly torturing and toying with enemies before finally allowing them to die. If you're killing a guy with a single bullet, you're doing it wrong. If you're impaling him on a giant cactus needle before wrapping him in explosives, you're starting to learn.
This debut trailer - which showcases the very first gameplay footage of Bulletstorm - celebrates that ultraviolent style. Seriously, try to count how many poor, screaming enemies die in this video, and in how many disturbingly different ways. I got 25, but I'm pretty sure I missed a few...
May 13, 2010
Is Bulletstorm the new Gears?
Epic Games and Cliff Bleszinski are bringing you another ultraviolent franchise. Let's see how the two compare