Genre: Tactical shooter

Group Description

Tactical shooters is a sub-genre of shooters where the emphasis lies on realism. This applies in the usage of weapons, the control over the protagonist as well as usable combat tactics. In this type of game the player usually has control of a squad of characters. The player can only control only one character directly at a time, but can issue commands to let the AI take over the other characters. Usually tactical shooters feature some of the following elements:
  • Weapon drop
  • Realistic crosshairs or iron sights
  • Weapon degradation
  • Emphasis on stealth
  • Realistic movement speeds and types (i.e. no "bunny-hopping")
  • Locational damage
  • Fatigue
  • The ability to issue orders to and maybe even switch between squad members
  • Absence of a radar indicating unit positions

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Game Titlesorted in ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Seal Team1993DOSElectronic Arts, Inc.3.99
Damage Incorporated1997Macintosh, WindowsMacSoft3.48
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Mission Pack - Eagle Watch1998WindowsRed Storm Entertainment, Inc.3.29
Spec Ops: Ranger Team Bravo1998WindowsRipcord Games1.33
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Gold Pack Edition1998WindowsRed Storm Entertainment, Inc.4.14
Spec Ops: Rangers Lead the Way - Pro Pack1998WindowsRipcord Games...
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six1998Macintosh, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, WindowsMacSoft3.66
Delta Force1998WindowsNovaLogic, Inc.3.40
Spec Ops: Rangers Lead the Way1998WindowsRipcord Games2.71
Spec Ops: Stealth Patrol1999PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSPSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.3.00
SWAT 3: Close Quarters Battle1999WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.74
Spec Ops II: Green Berets1999WindowsRipcord Games2.67
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear1999Macintosh, PlayStation, WindowsMacSoft3.74
Delta Force 21999WindowsNovaLogic, Inc.3.10
Hidden & Dangerous1999Dreamcast, PlayStation, WindowsTalonSoft, Inc.2.82
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials2000WindowsRed Storm Entertainment, Inc.3.91
Hidden & Dangerous: Devil's Bridge2000WindowsTalonSoft, Inc.1.92
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six2000DreamcastMajesco Sales, Inc.3.62
Delta Force: Land Warrior2000WindowsNovaLogic, Inc.2.75
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Mission Pack - Urban Operations2000WindowsRed Storm Entertainment, Inc.3.71
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six2000Game Boy ColorRed Storm Entertainment, Inc.3.13
Spec Ops II: Omega Squad2000DreamcastRipcord Games2.14
Rainbow Six (Collector's Edition)2000WindowsRed Storm Entertainment, Inc.3.53
SWAT 3: Close Quarters Battle: Elite Edition2000WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.94
Hidden & Dangerous Action Pack2000WindowsTalonSoft, Inc....
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Rainbow Six - In game
Screenshot from Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six
Title screen / Main menu.
Screenshot from Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six
Game selections
Screenshot from Hidden & Dangerous