One of the great buzzwords of gaming journalism, alongside such classic words as “immersion,” “pacing” and “realism,” is “balance;” a fabled state where all elements of the game offer challenge without frustration, where all players have an equal chance. It’s more a myth than a reality of course, but unbalanced game elements don’t always have to be a drag. One of the crucial elements that decides this are the weapons. Weaker weapons can make the game weak but weapons that pack a punch can really create exciting moments for the end user.
Some of the best and most memorable games out there have had overpowered weapons and abilities, often key parts of what made them so endearing. Here are ten of our favourite crazy powerful weapons.
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1. AWP - Counter Strike
Very few three letter acronyms can bring up such rage in gaming like AWP. The bane of many a Counter Strike player, the AWP is easily one of the most outrageous guns in a competitive shooter. Able to fell any opponent in a single shot at any point in the body aside from the legs, the AWP is unmatched in raw firepower. Sure, it might be bolt action, but the average proper CS player isn't likely to be missing with this bad boy any time soon.