First-person shooter

Game genre concept

A shooter from first-person perspective with fairly free movement (not locked to a grid, rails, or autoscrolling) and view direction. As such, despite the name, simply being from 1st person perspective and being a shooter is not enough to qualify.

1962
games
82
platforms

Alternate names: FPS
Name variations: 1st person shooter

Activision, Electronic Arts and Ubisoft has published most of these games

Parent group

Shooter

Child group

Doom

compare with these groups

Platforms

Linux 443
Windows 418
X360 101
MS-DOS 95
PS2 86
Xbox 80
PS3 76
Mac OS X 66
Wii 52
PS4 39
Mac OS Classic 35
PS 34
BSD 34
GameCube 26
Xbox One 24
iOS 23
Saturn 19
Arcade 18
BeOS 18
GBA 16
N64 15
PSP 13
Wii U 13
Nintendo DS 12
Amiga AGA 12
3DO 12
OS/2 11
3DS 11
Pandora 10
Dreamcast 9

By year

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A1993 - First id Tech 1 game
B1996 - First Quake engine game
C1997 - First id Tech 2 game
D1998 - First Unreal Engine 1 game
E1999 - First id Tech 3 game
F2002 - First Unreal Engine 2 game
G2004 - First Source game
2004 - First id Tech 4 game
H2006 - First Unreal Engine 3 game
I2011 - First id Tech 5 game
J2014 - First Unreal Engine 4 game
K2016 - First id Tech 6 game
L2020 - First id Tech 7 game

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