Neoseeker : News : Destiny might have the coolest gun ever conceived, as Bungie unveils 'The Red Death'
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The5thAvocado Aug 15, 13
Error 404: Cool Not Found
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Mikau Kahn Aug 15, 13
A "cool gun" in my opinion is either an M1 or a massive revolver.
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Supernova1332 Aug 15, 13
Thoroughly unimpressive. This couldnt be more unoriginal.
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Shadow of Death Aug 15, 13
Erm, maybe I'm blind but it doesn't really say WHAT is good about it, other than it has a bit of a backstory.

It's a pulse rifle, but those are a dime a dozen in Sci-fi games. Either there is something more to it, or it's relying mainly on the fact that it is an artifact (thus giving it some backstory), and 'hackable'?
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Rayce Aug 15, 13
quote Mikau Kahn
A "cool gun" in my opinion is either an M1 or a massive revolver.
M1's are so sick, really wish they'd bring that style back. I mean the Red Death looks cool but it just doesn't click with be, the way it seems to mimic and copy a somewhat cookie-cutter way of making weapons; shove as much stuff onto it and give it a paint job. While I do like older style weapons like the BAR from COD 3.

Tallahassee will think twice about grabbing this when Zombieland 2 comes out.
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ImmoStride Aug 15, 13
This would be somewhat cool if it wasn't the Retro Lancer
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Axe Aug 15, 13
Even if Borderlands 2 didn't have a gun that fired grenades that launched other grenades, this wouldn't be a memorable weapon.
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THM Aug 15, 13
Looks like a normal rifle covered with tomaotes paste??
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Aulis Vaara Aug 16, 13
It's like the OP never even played Borderlands, Half-Life, Timesplitters, Unreal Tournament, or virtually any other shooter that actually has imaginatively impressive guns.
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DarkLordAkuma Aug 16, 13
Yea I've got to admit, I don't really see what's so awesome about the gun. I can think of countless weapons just off the top of my head that are by far greater then this. It just looks like a normal rifle that's been buried in someone's guts.
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Animatrix Aug 16, 13
Yeah, I don't see anything special about it either...
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Peace-Child Aug 16, 13
When there's things like Tediore brand Throwable Guns, Dubstep Guns and The Killstar out there, this really pales in comparison.
It looks like... a gun.
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Drogo Baggins Aug 16, 13
I think "coolest gun ever" is a bit of an overstatement, but I do think it's pretty cool, especially if they take this as far as I'm hoping.

I mean, finding artifact-weapons and actually using them to fight enemies sounds interesting. Perhaps we could even find something once used by a rival faction and use it against them, assuming there are factions. I actually have no idea. Anyway, that'd really be adding insult to injury if you're role-playing the game at all.

Other than aesthetics, which I don't think is the meat of the coolness factor here, I wouldn't compare it to a Retro Lancer since Retro Lancers had no identity. They were just random weapons we found scattered here and there. I'd say this is more like Sting/Glamdring/Orcrist from The Hobbit in that they have names and possibly a bit of a story attached to them.

In any case, I'm a sucker for little descriptions/files/info the player finds about things in a game, as long as it's actually interesting. Hopefully this adds a lot of that to Destiny.
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The Kushala Kid Aug 16, 13
quote Axe
Even if Borderlands 2 didn't have a gun that fired exploding swords, this wouldn't be a memorable weapon.
Fixed.
Agree with it being fairly unimpressive though. It really just is the Retro Lancer...
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