Definition of gunplay
: the shooting of small arms with intent to scare or kill
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Gunplay on the Beltway is rare but not unprecedented.
The potent and highly successful combination of gunplay and strategy in Battlefield 1 has clearly rubbed off on Battlefront 2, even if the horrors of World War 1 and the melodrama of Star Wars couldn't be any further apart.
Throw in some gunplay, explosions, amazing wide-angle shots, and a creepy replicant birthing scene and Blade Runner 2049 is shaping up to be the most exciting sci-fi film of the year.
As the title character, Keanu Reeves flings himself vigorously into the martial-arts gyrations and choreographed gunplay of this high-body-count thriller, but these maneuvers offer as slight a sense of physical presence as do C.G.I. contrivances.
There’s no action, really, in the sense of chases or gunplay or anything.
Dom Robert’s review of Alan Wake focused on gameplay and the way the story stayed with him like a good film: Alan Wake 360 gets the light and dark gunplay right before worrying about the fear factor.
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