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 TitleYearPlatformPublishersorted in ascending orderUser Score
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm2004PlayStation 2Ubisoft, Inc....
Spec Ops: Ranger Team Bravo1998WindowsRipcord Games...
Delta Force: Xtreme 22009WindowsCDV Software Entertainment AG...
Operation Flashpoint: Elite2005XboxCodemasters Software Company Limited, The...
Spec Ops II: Omega Squad2000DreamcastRipcord Games...
America's Army 32009WindowsU.S. Army...
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear2001DreamcastRed Storm Entertainment, Inc....
Brothers in Arms: Double Time2008Macintosh, WiiFeral Interactive Ltd....
Delta Force: Task Force Dagger2002WindowsNovaLogic, Inc.2.37
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lone Wolf2002PlayStationUbi Soft Entertainment Software...
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear2002Game Boy AdvanceUbi Soft Entertainment Software...
Spec Ops: Covert Assault2001PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSPSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.2.54
Alpha Black Zero: Intrepid Protocol2004WindowsPlaylogic International N.V....
Operation Flashpoint: Red River2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Codemasters Software Company Limited, The...
Spec Ops: Ranger Elite2001PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSPSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc....
Spec Ops: Rangers Lead the Way1998WindowsRipcord Games2.71
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter2006PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, XboxUbisoft, Inc.2.73
Spec Ops: Airborne Commando2002PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSPGotham Games2.76
Delta Force: Land Warrior2000WindowsNovaLogic, Inc.2.82
Hidden & Dangerous1999Dreamcast, PlayStation, WindowsTalonSoft, Inc.2.82
Spec Ops II: Green Berets1999WindowsRipcord Games...
Delta Force: Xtreme2005WindowsNovaLogic, Inc....
Vietcong 22005Windows2K Games, Inc.3.02
Tactical Ops: Assault on Terror2002WindowsInfogrames, Inc.3.07
The Sum of All Fears2002GameCube, PlayStation 2, WindowsUbi Soft Entertainment Software3.08
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Selected Covers

Spec Ops: Ranger Elite PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Spec Ops: Ranger Elite
Vietcong 2 Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Vietcong 2
Spec Ops II: Omega Squad Dreamcast Front Cover
Front cover for Spec Ops II: Omega Squad
America's Army 3 Windows Front Cover
Front cover for America's Army 3
The Sum of All Fears Windows Front Cover
Front cover for The Sum of All Fears

Selected Screenshots

Why does every game which takes place in Vietnam have to do this Apocalypse Now thing?
Screenshot from Vietcong 2
Screenshot from America's Army 3
Main menu
Screenshot from The Sum of All Fears
Game group created by vedder (30145), additional games added to group by Arejarn (3728), Vegito Blue (4943), Sciere (505956), Kabushi (202600), Terok Nor (26382) and Scaryfun (17558)