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
Tactical Ops: Assault on Terror2002WindowsInfogrames, Inc.3.07
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 32003GameCube, PlayStation 2, XboxUbisoft Entertainment SA3.11
Vietcong: Purple Haze2004PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxGathering3.12
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six2000Game Boy ColorRed Storm Entertainment, Inc.3.13
Delta Force 21999WindowsNovaLogic, Inc.3.15
Conflict: Desert Storm2002GameCube, PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxGotham Games3.23
Conflict: Desert Storm II: Back to Baghdad2003GameCube, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, XboxGotham Games3.25
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2: 2007: First Contact2004GameCube, PlayStation 2Ubisoft, Inc....
ArmA II2009WindowsGot Game Entertainment, LLC3.27
Elite Warriors: Vietnam2005WindowsBold Games3.29
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Mission Pack - Eagle Watch1998WindowsRed Storm Entertainment, Inc.3.29
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six2000DreamcastMajesco Sales, Inc.3.30
Spec Ops: Airborne Commando2002PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSPGotham Games...
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 22007WindowsUbisoft, Inc....
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear - Black Thorn2001WindowsUbi Soft Entertainment Software3.33
ArmA II: Combined Operations2010WindowsMeridian4, Inc....
Delta Force1998WindowsNovaLogic, Inc.3.35
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier2012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Ubisoft, Inc....
America's Army: Operations2002Linux, Macintosh, WindowsU.S. Army3.41
Conflict: Vietnam2004PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, XboxGlobal Star Software Inc.3.41
Full Spectrum Warrior2004PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxTHQ Inc.3.42
Vietcong: Fist Alpha2004Windows1C Company3.43
Damage Incorporated1997Macintosh, WindowsMacSoft3.48
Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers2006PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, XboxTHQ Inc....
Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood2005DoJa, J2MEGameloft S.A....
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Selected Covers

Vietcong: Purple Haze Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Vietcong: Purple Haze
Full Spectrum Warrior Xbox Front Cover
Front cover for Full Spectrum Warrior

Selected Screenshots

The very red title screen.
Screenshot from Vietcong: Purple Haze
Main menu
Screenshot from Full Spectrum Warrior
Game group created by vedder (25183), additional games added to group by Arejarn (3713), Vegito Blue (4967), Sciere (478561), Kabushi (187303), Terok Nor (26093) and Scaryfun (16842)