Hunting Video Games

Modern day graphics make it hard to believe you're not there. Games like Dangerous Hunts 2011 have set a new standard for the hunting/adventure-safari genre of video games.

The jungle is thick with humidity and tension. As you grip your rifle tighter with your sweaty palms, your wide eyes snap to the direction of the noise that shattered nature's sillence. A stick cracks; by the sound it's easily a 400 lb animal. The green canopy makes you feel caged as you hunt your pray, or is it the other way around? Only moments will soon tell.

Hunting video games have been around ever since the industry started with games on the PC such as Deer Hunter and Deer Hunter II back in the 90's. Cabela's Deer Hunt: 2004 Season made some great strides in geometry and texture filtering, giving a nice and solid feel to the world around you. Nowadays, games like Dangerous Hunts 2011 and Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2010 have taken the throne of hunting console games, bringing to the playingfield a totally dynamic environment and giving the player the freedom to hunt down and kill whatever he wants.

Deer Hunter II obviously shows its age. But back in the day, this game was the best of the best in a genre only just being birthed: open world role playing game.

The air is still, the birds go silent, the trees cease to blow, and the angel of death will be taking one life with him this day. Seconds before the massive feline lept from the ferns behind you you heard him purr with salivating confidence. You drop to your knees and whirl your rifle 180 degrees around to meet the noise. Its black claws extend from its giant paws as it lunges for you. In a blurr of time and space, you fire and wince at the same time; this is the end. Just after the shot, the 400 lb Tiger slams into you and pins you to the ground under its weight. As you struggle to grab for your knife, ready to make a hopless effort at killing the beast, you realize that the cat isn't moving at all. It is simply a limp mass, nearly suffocating you. As you struggle to push the giant feline off your body, you expose a fine hole dead in the middle of it chest.

 

Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2011

 
The Hunter becomes the hunted in this edge-of-your-seat hunting shooter.

Man may be the ultimate predator, but out here he becomes the hunted. Dangerous Hunts 2011 is a story-driven thriller that takes you to a new level of bone-chilling suspense and danger. Terror stalks the night as a rash of deadly animal attacks leaves a trail of blood across the Ugandan wilderness. With the local villagers too frightened to leave their homes, there’s only one answer - call in the world’s most elite big-game hunter to track down the deadly animals responsible for the carnage. Face the world’s most feared dangerous game animals in hair-raising one-on-one battles that will test your will to survive. There’s also a bunch of prized trophy big-game animals to take along the way. Challenge friends in head-to-head multiplayer in next-generation shooting galleries that require deadly precision and animal-like instincts to make it out alive - perfect for the NEW TOP SHOT Elite Firearm (sold separately).

Successor to one of the most intense and succesful adventure-safari games ever to hit the shelves, Dangerous Hunts 2011 brings its good ol' adrenaline fueled gameplay partnered with state of the art graphics and sound. It will test the metal of even the most hardened veterans of the big game hunt.

 

Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2010

From the deserts to the moutnains, take on some of the biggest animals around in this beautifully crafted open world shooter. Use every skill you have learned from your years in the woods in this thrilling and satisfying hunting experience.

Become the ultimate big-game hunter – boost outdoorsman Jack Wilde to global-superhunter status as he travels across five continents on a worldwide trophy-hunting adventure. Jack seeks a coveted membership, and sportsman's immortality, in "the world's most exclusive hunting club." Hunting and survival skills will be put to the ultimate test as you face dangerous game and battle treacherous terrain, including sheer cliffs, avalanches and raging rivers. Shooting scenarios duplicate the controlled breathing, steady nerves and patience required for a well-placed shot. Also includes shooting-gallery mode with Wii-exclusive four-person multiplayer option. NTSC region coded.

This game on the Wii is a very good investment. The realistic gameplay can comp for the Wii's lack in graphical horsepower when you bring the Wii Zapper or a similar firearm shaped controller into the gameplay. For Big Game Hunter, there is a side by side shotgun controller available. Step into the beautifull woods of northwestern america as you hunt down Elk and other large game. This is a very good game and clean fun for the whole family.

 
Cabela's Dangerous Hunts

Cabela's Dangerous Hunts

Get into bone chilling, pressure-packed hunting situations as you seek out savage animals in the world's most dangerous locations. In Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2009, you will face raw danger as you encounter the fiercest animals on earth, including lions, grizzly bears, jaguars and more.

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Cabela's Big Game Hunter

Cabela's Big Game Hunter

Go on your dream hunting adventure as you travel to the world's most prestigious hunting locations in pursuit of the most exotic and sought after big-game trophy animals. Put your hunting skills and techniques to the test in Montana, British Columbia, New Zealand, Africa, and Argentina.

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Cabela's Grand Slam

Cabela's Grand Slam

2004 Trophies expands on the North American 29 by growing the focus of the game to include the "inner circle" competition of the Safari Club international. Join the "inner circle" by bagging all 32 animals represented in the prestigious award. Many will spend a life-time trying to achieve this award.

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Outdoor Life Sportsman's Challenge

Outdoor Life Sportsman's Challenge

Control the development of a large tract of wilderness to create the ultimate hunting, fishing and sightseeing haven for adventure seekers everywhere. Build camps, cabins, lodges and supply shops to attract all types of visitors from rugged trappers to guided high rollers looking for a trophy buck.

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iPhone Hunting Games

  • iHunt iHunt
  • Deek's Duck Hunt Deek's Duck Hunt
  • Duck Hunting Duck Hunting
  • Hunting Call Hunting Call
  • iBow Hunt iBow Hunt

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