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Love a good shooter? What about one where there's a lot of simulation going on with the weapons directly? Receiver 2 gives you quite a bit to learn and now you can actually get some practice in.

The key point about Receiver 2 is that it simulates every internal part of each firearm based on manufacturer schematics and gunsmithing resources. This means you can actually learn exactly how each sidearm works, including how to load and unload them, clear malfunctions, and operate their safety features. Educational? Perhaps but it's also an action game about taking down drones and collecting tapes.

It gets quite difficult too but thankfully Wolfire Games were aware of this and so they've put out a major post-release update named The Compound. Here you get to practice your aim in the "fully fleshed out shooting range, test your firearm skills in the challenge dome, or maybe try exploring the compound to find some of its many secrets!".

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You can find Receiver 2 on Humble Store and Steam.

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4 comments

Shame dev doesn't add in VR support. By the steam description the dev doesn't sound all that interested in VR...
x_wing 9 Mar
Seems to crash on my system (it was working fine last time I played it). Anybody else with the same problem?
slaapliedje 10 Mar
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Quoting: TheRiddickShame dev doesn't add in VR support. By the steam description the dev doesn't sound all that interested in VR...
Damn, I actually thought this game was VR. I have been playing Pistol Whip and beat the short 'campaign' tonight. Does make me sweat a bit. Starts getting crazy at the end. I have been looking for more VR games to exercise with, but have fun. Too bad this won't be one. Now that I have completed Alyx, another VR FPS would be sweet.
ronnoc 15 Apr
This game actually looks great - reviews are very positive. And, now that it's on sale, I'll have to pick this one up.
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