- May 4, 2013
There's an interesting bait and switch in Titanfall, the first-person shooter from the people who made Call of Duty what it is today.
It begins with a rodeo, as the 70 developers at Respawn Entertainment call it. A Pilot, the game's agile, double-jumping, jet-pack boosting soldier class, leaps, perhaps from a rooftop, onto the back of a Titan, the game's lumbering but powerful mech class, rips off a panel and shoots its brains out - just a bit.
Inside of the Titan, the heads up display flashes a warning: "foreign body detected." The player panics, anticipating imminent destruction, and ejects.