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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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I.G.I-2: Covert Strike Windows Front Cover

Windows (2003)

You're the undercover agent David Jones who's part of the secret agency IGI and in charge to protect the world...

Windows (2008)

Iji and her brother Dan were visiting the military complex where their father works when suddenly, out of nowhere, an...

Ikari no Yōsai 2 Nintendo 3DS Front Cover

Game Boy (1992) and Nintendo 3DS (2012)

Ikari no Yōsai 2 is set after the happenings of Fortified Zone. The two special agents Masato Kanzaki and Mizuki...

Ikari Warriors II: Victory Road Windows Front Cover

DOS (1988), Windows (2006), PC Booter (1987), Amiga (1989), NES (1988), Atari ST (1989), Commodore 64 (1987), Apple II (1987), ZX Spectrum (1988), PSP (2011), Amstrad CPC (1988), PlayStation 3 (2011) and Arcade (1986)

Heavy on the action, Ikari Warriors became a favorite both in the arcades and on home consoles. To fuel that...

Ikaruga Windows Front Cover

Windows (2014), Dreamcast (2002), GameCube (2003), Xbox 360 (2008), Android (2013), Arcade (2001) and Fire OS (2013)

Vertical shoot-em-up ported from the Naomi Arcade version. Ikaruga is more or less a sequel to Radiant Silvergun by Treasure,...

Ikki NES Front Cover

NES (1985), Wii (2007), Nintendo 3DS (2013), Wii U (2013) and Arcade (1985)

In Ikki, players take the role of Gonbe (and his friend Tago if there is a second player), who are...

IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2009) and PlayStation 3 (2009)

IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey is the 4th entry into the well known WWII flight simulation game series.In this version,...

DOS (1994)

Manpa Sikjeok-pyeon is based on the Chinese Ming Dynasty story of Yi Zhi Mei ("Iljimae" in Korean), a mysterious thief...

DOS (1994)

Illusion Blaze is a Korean-made sci-fi horizontally-scrolling shoot-em-up. The player controls either of the two available spacecraft that must traverse...

I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MBIES 1N IT!!!1 Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2009)

"Welcome to my game. I put zombies in it for your pain. They come shambling out from the side. And...

NES (1990), TurboGrafx-16 (1990), Wii (2007), FM Towns (1990), Sharp X68000 (1990) and Arcade (1988)

A mysterious alien life form is spreading across the galaxy, trying to conquer the world. It took control of the...

TurboGrafx CD (1992) and Wii (2007)

In the year 2048, the mother computer on the moon base was destroyed, the alien invasion stopped, and peace brought...

PlayStation (1998) and SEGA Saturn (1998)

Part of the Arcade Gears series, this compilation features two old Irem scrollers: Image Fight and X Multiply.

Atari 8-bit (1984)

This is a compilation of three games by Imagic: Laser Gates, Quickstep and Wing War.Laser Gates is a side scrolling...

Commodore 64 (1985)

Life as a Pharoh for Zoser has been a prosperous and peaceful time in Egypt until in his tenth year...

I'm in Shock ZX Spectrum Front Cover

ZX Spectrum (1984)

Having travelled the galaxy in an attempt to defeat an alien race, you return home to find that they have...

Immercenary 3DO Front Cover

3DO (1995)

In the future, mankind has been enslaved in a virtual reality simulation known as Perfect. This simulation is controlled by...

Immortal Defense Windows Front Cover

Windows (2007)

Is there anything you would give up everything to defend?The galactic civilization of the planet Dukis has quickly spread moving...

Windows (2006)

In I'm O.K: A Murder Simulator, you play as Osaki Kim, whose son was beaten to death with a baseball...

ZX81 (2012)

Impact! is a clone of Asteroids that keep most of the gameplay features of the original arcade game. The player...

Impact Racing SEGA Saturn Front Cover

PlayStation (1996) and SEGA Saturn (1997)

With disregard for a background story, Funcom Dublin offers a Wipeout-esque mix of racing and driving at a very fast...

impaXor iPhone Front Cover

iPhone (2009)

impaXor uniquely mixes color-matching and arcade defense gameplay together. The objective of the game is to stop the enemies from...

SNES (1992)

In 2027 AD, there is a distant planet where high-tech robots have enslaved a class of mechanized creatures. These slave...

Commodore 64 (1987) and ZX Spectrum (1987)

Implosion is a shooter in which a planet is on full collision course towards the earth. Now the player has...

Impossamole Atari ST Front Cover

Amiga (1990), Atari ST (1990), Commodore 64 (1990), TurboGrafx-16 (1991), ZX Spectrum (1990), Amstrad CPC (1990) and BlackBerry (2013)

Monty Mole has been living in luxury since his previous adventures, but he has now been beamed up by an...

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