Weapon Videos
Weapon Videos, the not so creatively titled site, houses a collection of weapon related videos mostly a display of the firepower and use of rifles, pistols and gun accessories. Not being into Kalashnikovas and the likes they have me at a disadvantage, the site looks good initially but has a few problems with the actual use of the site.

For starters, clicking on any video goes to the video page, but no video is displayed. Instead you see a rather long list of possibly ebay items available to buy on the right side. But this is misleading, as the video does appear, only it's closer to the bottom requiring you to scroll down a pretty much empty page until you find the embedded video player (which is set to automatically play and thus by the time the user realizes the video actually is there, it's probably already started playing and in a few seconds or minutes).

The variety of videos is decent, but the quantity leaves much to be desired with a grand total of just slightly over 230 videos as of the time of this review. For a site boasting itself as the pinnacle of weapon video information, it's a bold claim that the site hasn't yet lived up to.

The Overall Ratings for Weapon Videos:
Show Diversity: (3/5)
Based on the mixture of television shows available on the site.
Loading Speed: (4/5)
The time taken to navigate the site and load videos.
Ease of Navigation: (2/5)
How easy is it to use and navigate.
Advertisements: (3/5)
Based on the annoyance level of advertisements on this site, the amount of ads, and the volatility of ads appearing on the page.
The lower the rating, the less annoying the ads are.


Total Score: 12/20

Weapon Videos isn't all that bad, but it's not all that great either. The site could offer more videos, but it's not entirely empty or devoid of content. The main detractor of the site is the formatting and layout which deliberately makes the user scroll down to view the video - leaving blank space and ads in place of where the video should be displayed. The site could easily be brought up to snuff if it would just make the few adjustments mentioned above.

http://www.weaponvideos.org

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