8. Sharper Image Electronic
The Sharper Image Electronic (appx. $29) includes two hand-mounted blasters that double as both your weapon and your target. They use infrared technology to shoot and register hits, and feature lights, vibrations, and sounds to create an enjoyable gameplay experience.
- Good value for the price
- Integrated led scorekeeping
- Not as satisfying as a pair of guns
7. Nerf Phoenix LTX Tagger
The two-player Nerf Phoenix LTX Tagger (about $64) boasts a 360-degree receiver that renders players vulnerable to attack from any angle. There is also a recoil feature that engages with every shot fired, giving them a more realistic feel.
- Can be expanded with additional sets
- Comfortably contoured handles
- Not all hits register correctly
6. Blazeray Indoor Outdoor Set
Built like futuristic revolvers, the pistols that come in the Blazeray Indoor Outdoor Set (appx. $184) feature rotating cylinders that you have to spin whenever you want to reload. That adds a hint of realism to your play, but makes it tough to wield two guns at once.
- Integrated sniper scope
- Comes with batteries and a charger
- Cheap build quality
5. Dynasty Toys Multiplayer Pack
The Dynasty Toys Multiplayer Pack (around $149) comes in a handy carrying case to protect your weapons between shootouts. It boasts several settings, including free-for-all battle, and can be joined with additional sets for larger games.
- Guns are also the targets
- No limit on team size
- Not very well built
4. Recoil Multiplayer
The Recoil Multiplayer (appx. $239) brings your war games into the 21st century by letting players mount their smartphones to their barrels and interact with a 3D map of the immediate environment. It uses GPS technology to track the movements of up to 16 shooters.
- Realistic firing action
- Real-time voice chat
- On the pricey side
3. ArmoGear Infrared Mega Pack
The ArmoGear Infrared Mega Pack (about $120) comes with four guns and matching receiver vests with adjustable straps to keep them secure on players’ chests. It’s easily expandable with additional sets to allow for play with large groups divided into two to four teams.
- Built-in flashlight
- Choose from four shooting modes
- Pistols can be used without vests
2. Laser X Two Player Set
The Laser X Two Player Set (appx. $50) provides hours of fun and a high-intensity gameplay experience. A speaker in the gun emits constant beeping sounds to make it harder for players to hide from one another, and the receivers change color according to how much ammo you have left.
- Impressive 200-foot range
- Coaching feature with tactical tips
- Customizable team sizes
1. Mesixi Tactical Set Of Four
The Mesixi Tactical Set Of Four (around $70) comes as part of a great package, including pistols and vests, as well as team-colored face masks and safety goggles that will encourage responsible play. The guns have four weapons settings.
- Very easy to learn and set up
- Lightweight and durable
- Lifetime warranty