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 descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
ArmA: Combat Operations2006WindowsAtari, Inc.3.77
Brothers in Arms: D-Day2006PSPUbisoft, Inc....
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas2006PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Ubisoft, Inc.3.64
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter2006WindowsUbisoft, Inc.3.99
Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-452006Linux, Macintosh, WindowsBold Games3.89
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown2006WindowsUbisoft, Inc.3.59
SWAT 4: The Stetchkov Syndicate2006WindowsSierra Entertainment, Inc.4.23
Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 302005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxUbisoft, Inc.3.66
Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood2005DoJa, J2MEGameloft S.A....
Star Wars: Republic Commando2005Windows, XboxLucasArts3.94
Conflict: Global Terror2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxSCi Games Ltd.3.84
America's Army: Rise of a Soldier2005XboxUbisoft, Inc.3.56
Delta Force: Xtreme2005WindowsNovaLogic, Inc....
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Fireteam Bravo2005PSPSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc....
Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxUbisoft, Inc.3.76
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2: Summit Strike2005XboxUbisoft, Inc....
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown2005GameCube, PlayStation 2, XboxUbisoft, Inc.3.50
SWAT 42005WindowsSierra Entertainment, Inc.4.00
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Iron Wrath2005WindowsUbisoft Entertainment SA...
Vietcong 22005Windows2K Games, Inc.3.02
SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs2005PlayStation 2Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc....
Operation Flashpoint: Elite2005XboxCodemasters Software Company Limited, The...
Elite Warriors: Vietnam2005WindowsBold Games3.29
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm2004N-GageGameloft S.A....
Vietcong: Purple Haze2004PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxGathering3.14
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Selected Covers

Vietcong: Purple Haze Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Vietcong: Purple Haze
Elite Warriors: Vietnam Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Elite Warriors: Vietnam

Selected Screenshots

The very red title screen.
Screenshot from Vietcong: Purple Haze
Simplistic main menu screen
Screenshot from Elite Warriors: Vietnam
Game group created by vedder (25625), additional games added to group by Arejarn (3713), Vegito Blue (4967), Sciere (488950), Kabushi (191640), Terok Nor (26190) and Scaryfun (17228)