Best First Person Shooter (FPS) Games of All Time


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41Shogo: Mobile Armor Division
42Battlefield 1942

I can't believe this is so low on this list. The Battlefield series is the best thing out there. I could not believe when I had to scroll all the way down here to find this game. No doubt in my mind this is the Greatest FPS ever.

This can't be so low on the list, it's a very old game, but it was super fun. It also has an incredible element of strategy on it that modern fps lack off.

The first multiplayer war game that could use airplanes tanks turrets.

This was one of the best games ever.

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43Geograph Seal
44The Darkness
45Fallout 3

I mean serious. This is the 2nd best game of all time after Skyrim. A lot of awesome weapons, and you could do anything you want. I mean for real this should be at least at the top ten.

This is truly a wonderful game. I got it the day it came out and I still love it. Fallout isn't a full on shooter, but it's easily one of the best damn games ever.

46Enemy Zero
47Portal 2

I find nostalgia about this despite it being 5 years old

How do you get nostalgia when this is probably one of your first games? - MaxAttack333

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48Time Splitters: Future Perfect

What other game can let you play as a Robocop Monkey armed with a flamethrower and can set the Gingerbread man on fire while also being under attack from a Giant Sock Puppet?

Game is very unique, fun and entertaining in so many ways.

49Call of Duty

This is where it all started for this productive series. Back in the days it was still good and fun to play.

50Wolfenstein 3D

Wolfenstein 3D broke the entire ground that FPS stands on... And it wasn't just a ground-breaker in that mind-set. It featured bosses that were extremely evil and sadistic, from the maniacal and diabolical Doctor Schabbs, who experimented on humans and created deadly mutated fighting machines out of them... To the menacingly demonic Hitler, who wore a battle suit and fought with brutal precision with dual chainguns and rapid fire. The game was not just a breakthrough for FPS games, a definitive game for bosses, a controversial title for the Nazi enemies, and adding a tremendous amount of levels and secrets, it was also the most powerful title that fed into the mainstream for decades to follow. Wolfenstein 3D is the legend of all FPS games, hands down.

What A Great Game And It Was Made By The People That Did DOOM And Quake

WHY IS THIS SO LOW!? Wolfenstein 3D is one of the first ever FPS games. It practically created the genre! - Jefftt

Meet the granddaddy of all FPS

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51Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield

Call of Duty is in top 10? I have lost faith in humanity.

52Far Cry 4

If you love Far cry 3 the you will like this even more, this is stable version of far cry 3 it has more guns and a lot of added fetures

53Gungriffon Blaze
54Turok: Evolution
55Timesplitters 2

Best game ever Call of Duty is boring and the same every year


Filled with over the top violence, Hilarious dialogue, and an amazing plot, make borderlands one of the most amazing fps series of all time!

57Fallout: New Vegas

Good apocalyptic game it has lots of secret weps and a lot of quests and side quests. Over all not a bad game.


Blends the futuristic halo with the realistic firefights of Call of Duty, with the location of far cry. Truly fantastic! AND it has the greatest map editor on the face of the planet! There's a reason you need a powerful computer to even run it!

Will always be better than Call of Duty black ops 2

This is a REAL FPS game, screw the Call of Duty kiddies.
Trying to explain all the reasons why Crysis should top this list would likely take far more then the lifetime of a normal human being.
Regardless, Crysis is a game about skill, tactics and stealth, not for the faint of heart.

Comes with graphics that blow 2012 games out of the water, realistic gameplay, intelligent AI, lots of controllable vehicles (land, sea and air) and an arsenal of fully customizable weapons.
Not to mention the map editor.
Play This Game!

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Play this game for a compelling story line, complete with insane moments of madness that will make your heart leap out into your throat! Best enjoyed - in the dark, with headphones and a bottle of beer!... Believe me, this game will make you double check you closets before you go to bed after a good few hours of playing it!

I vote this for #3. I think it should only be topped by Call of Duty: World at War (#2) and Doom (#1).

Fear was the first really good game that I played after doom which was great

Awesome... Just awesome... !

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60SWAT 4 Gold

The best tactical shooter up until 2016, wish Sierra (or anybody in the world) would come up with another similar game. Though the AI was frustrating at times, the non-lethal system and the tactics were impressive and still place SWAT 4 as the best shooter in its genre.

SWAT 4 has an amazingly well-developed tactical command system, as well as a good, solid selection of weapons and gadgets.

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