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Shooter

Description

Shooters are action games in which the player character shoots enemies.

The shooting is usually performed with firearms in these games; however, any weapon that dispatches projectiles qualifies, which makes many games (e.g. Heretic) that rely on medieval ranged weaponry or even magical projectiles shooters as well.

There are many shooter sub-genres, including fixed-screen shooters, scrolling shooters, rail shooters, and others.

Since the emergence of 3D graphics, 3D shooters, popularized by Wolfenstein 3D and Doom, have become the leading representatives of the genre. This sub-genre is sometimes referred to as first-person shooter, though this definition is not very precise, since the genre's distinguishing feature are 3D environments, not the perspective; some 3D shooters allow players to switch between perspectives, while others enforce a third-person view.

3D shooters may incorporate elements of other genres, most commonly role-playing (e.g. System Shock games and Deus Ex).
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Xbox 360 (2010) and PlayStation 3 (2010)

The High Stakes Edition was available only through the Capcom online store in North America only. It contains: Dead Rising...

Dead Rising 2 (Zombrex Edition) Xbox 360 Front Cover With Slipcase and injection shaped pen (in box)

Xbox 360 (2010) and PlayStation 3 (2010)

This Zombrex Edition, which is named for the anti zombie medication featured in the game.The US release contains: Dead Rising...

Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop Wii Front Cover

Wii (2009)

Dead Rising: Chop Till you Drop is an adaptation of Dead Rising, for the Wii. The freelance photojournalist Frank West...

Dead Space Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008), Xbox 360 (2008) and PlayStation 3 (2008)

The starship USG Ishimura sends out a distress signal to the Concordance Extraction Corporation during a mining operation on the...

Dead Space 2 Windows Front Cover

Windows (2011), Xbox 360 (2011) and PlayStation 3 (2011)

In the follow-up to 2008's Dead Space, players once again take on the role of Isaac Clarke. He is an...

Dead Space 2 (Collector's Edition) Windows Front Cover

Windows (2011), Xbox 360 (2011) and PlayStation 3 (2011)

Dead Space 2 (Collector's Edition) contains the game Dead Space 2 with exclusive content: a replica of the Plasma Cutter,...

Dead Space 2 (Limited Edition) PlayStation 3 Front Cover

PlayStation 3 (2011)

This exclusive PS3 release of the Dead Space 2 comes with an updated version of Dead Space: Extraction, a rail...

Dead Space 2: Outbreak Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2011) and PlayStation 3 (2011)

This is a free DLC Map Pack for Dead Space 2 with two new multiplayer maps. The goal in both...

Dead Space 2: Severed Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2011) and PlayStation 3 (2011)

Severed is a downloadable content (DLC) for Dead Space 2 and describes the story of two main characters of Dead...

Dead Space 3 Windows Front Cover

Windows (2013), Xbox 360 (2013) and PlayStation 3 (2013)

Dead Space 3 is the third main game in the futuristic third-person shooter series and a direct sequel to Dead...

Dead Space 3: Awakened Windows Front Cover Origin.com release

Windows (2013), Xbox 360 (2013) and PlayStation 3 (2013)

The events of this DLC add-on for Dead Space 3 start right where the main game has ended. Isaac Clarke...

Dead Space: Extraction PlayStation 3 Front Cover

PlayStation 3 (2011) and Wii (2009)

Acting as a prequel to 2008's Dead Space, Extraction tells the story of four colonists caught at the start of...

Dead to Rights Windows Front Cover

Windows (2003), PlayStation 2 (2002), Xbox (2002) and GameCube (2002)

Dead To Rights is an action-game, straight out. You play as Jack Slate, a police officer in Grant City. On...

Game Boy Advance (2004)

Dead to Rights is a top-down shooter loosely based on the Dead to Rights console game. Players takes control of...

Dead to Rights: Retribution Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2010) and PlayStation 3 (2010)

Story: Jack is back, and apparently so is his father. What seemed like gangs at work turned out much more...

Dead Trigger Android Front Cover

iPhone (2012), Android (2012) and iPad (2012)

Dead Trigger is a first-person shooter set in a contemporary environment where economic depression has driven people to rise against...

Windows (2010)

Dead Wake is a 3D top-down shooter with a survival horror setting. The main hero is a soldier who must...

De-Animator Browser Front Cover

Browser (2004)

De-Animator is a shooting game that is loosely based on the story, Herbert West Reanimator: Six Shots by Midnight by...

Deathbots NES Front Cover

Amiga (1990) and NES (1990)

The Mutech Corporation has created their Gamma Base on what used to be Alcatraz Island. Their attempts at creating computer...

Death by Cube Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2010)

Death by Cube is a fast-paced twin-stick shooter where the player controls the amnesiac robot LEO. The only thing he...

Deathchase ZX Spectrum Front Cover

ZX Spectrum (1983)

3D Deathchase sees you riding a motorcycle through 14 stages, with the aim of shooting out a succession of riders....

Windows (2002)

Deathchase 2002 is a remake of Deathchase. The basic gameplay involves riding a motorcycle through a forest, trying to shoot...

Death Crimson OX PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2003) and Dreamcast (2001)

On July 29, 2010, the city of Saronica comes under attack by an army of monsters called the SMO as...

Deathday Collection Windows Front Cover

Windows (1995)

Deathday Collection contains over 1,000 new levels for DOOM and DOOM II: Hell on Earth with cheats, maps, editors, sound...

Death Drome Windows Front Cover

Windows (1997)

Here's the setup: the year is 2057, and the world's prisons are teeming with vicious, condemned criminals. The Committee of...

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