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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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Duke Xtreme Windows Front Cover

Windows (1997)

Duke Xtreme is an add-on for Duke Nukem 3D, Duke Nukem 3D: Atomic Edition or Duke Nukem 3D: Plutonium Pak,...

Duke!ZONE DOS Front Cover

DOS (1996)

Duke!ZONE is a set of 500 (five hundred) add-on levels for the original Duke Nukem 3D.

DOS (1997)

Duke!ZONE II is an add-on to Duke Nukem 3D. It contains three new episodes: Arctic Assault, Monkey Shines, and Alien...

MSX (1989)

Dungeon Hunter is a First Person Shooter dungeon horror game that is played using a gun joystick. There were three...

DOS (2000) and Windows (2000)

This compilation is part of Electronic Arts' EA Classics-budget-series.Like the title suggests, the compilation contains the following two games: Dungeon...

DOS (1995)

The Dungeons of Grimlor II is a single player, shareware, DOS dungeon game.In the first game, The Dungeons of Grimlor...

DOS (1993)

The Dungeons Of Grimlor is a shareware puzzle action game.The souls of all the children of Grimlor have been captured...

DOS (1995)

Dungeons of Kremlin is an obscure Russian Doom clone that sports a game engine similar in complexity to Wolfenstein 3D,...

DOS (1989)

Dungeons of Kroz is the second installment of the Kroz trilogy - this game is very similar to the Kingdom...

Dusk-12: Deadly Zone Windows Front Cover

Windows (2007)

Scientists will never learn. They keep trying to create super-soldiers and it always ends in tragedy.The tragedy here involves the...

Duty Calls Windows Front Cover

Windows (2011)

Duty Calls is a Call of Duty parody game, released as a part of Bulletstorm promotion campaign.The hero finds himself...

DUX Dreamcast Front Cover

Dreamcast (2009)

DUX is a scrolling shooter in the vein of R-Type. When scientists searched for new materials to enhance their space...

Dreamcast (2013)

DUX 1.5 is an overhauled version of the shoot'em up DUX. In comparison to the original version, it features: a...

Dynamite Headdy Windows Front Cover

Windows (2012), Genesis (1994), Game Gear (1994), SEGA Master System (1994) and Wii (2007)

Dynamite Headdy is a platformer... with a difference. You control a little character whose main attack comes from his disembodied...

Amiga (1990), Atari ST (1990) and Commodore 64 (1990)

In Dyter-07, Earth is attacked by alien forces. The player mans the advanced attack chopper Dyter-07 to drive them back...

D!Zone DOS Front Cover

DOS (1995)

This is a large collection of over 900 levels for DOOM and DOOM II: Hell on Earth. Also included are...

D!Zone 150 DOS Front Cover

DOS (1995)

For D!Zone 150 WizardWorks Software pulled 150 more levels and mods for DOOM off the net and packaged them with...

D!Zone 2 DOS Front Cover

DOS (1995)

WizardWorks combed the net for another 1000 Doom and Doom II levels to put into this shovelware disc which also...

D!Zone2 150 DOS Front Cover

DOS (1995)

2nd part of collection wads for Doom and Doom II. It contains 150 new maps, utils, sounds, music and graphics....

DOS (1995)

D!Zone 3 is, like previous titles, a compilation of over 1000 wads for Doom and Doom II. Also contains new...

DOS (1996)

D!Zone Gold is a collection of add-ons, levels, and information for DOOM and DOOM II. There are over 100 game...

Commodore 64 (1984)

Eagle Empire is a side view whole screen shooter based on the Arcade game Phoenix where you have to blast...

MSX (1985)

Eagle Fighter is a basic vertical shooter with a 3D effect. You control a space craft that has to shoot...

Eagle One: Harrier Attack PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (1999) and PS Vita (2012)

Eagle One: Harrier Attack is an action game that casts the player as a United States Marines pilot who flies...

Supervision (1992)

Eagle Plan is an arcade-style flight sim game in the tradition of After Burner. Each mission tasks the player with...

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