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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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DOS (1997)

Alien Phobia is a single-screen shooter. There are exactly three moves available: walking forward (arrow key up), turning around (arrow...

Alien Rage Unlimited Windows Front Cover

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

The name Alien Rage Unlimited is a pretty precise summary of the plot premise: Humanity broke a treaty with the...

Alien Raiders Microvision Front Cover

Microvision (1981)

Alien Raiders is one of the two Microvision games released in 1981. It is a fast-paced action game set in...

Alien Rampage DOS Front Cover

DOS (1996)

Alien Rampage is a 2D side-scroller with large animated sprites and multiple layers of parallaxing backgrounds.You are a lone angry...

Alien Resurrection PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (2000)

Two hundred years after the events of AlienĀ³, Lieutenant Ellen Ripley is cloned by military scientists interested in the Alien...

Atari ST (1992)

Aliens is a shoot'em-up game for high-resolution only. Just like in Space Invaders you control a spaceship at the bottom...

Windows 3.x (1993)

Aliens is a single player shareware game based on Taito's Space Invaders. As with the classic Space Invaders game the...

DOS (1996)

Aliens is a single-screen shooter which features a common setup: aliens attack an unnamed planet which is represented by green...

Commodore PET/CBM (1980)

Aliens! is a shooter in the vein of Space Invaders. Aliens will spawn infinitely at the top of the screen...

Aliens: Alien 2 MSX Front Cover

MSX (1987)

Whereas most platforms, including the MSX, received their own versions of Activision's Aliens, Square gave Japanese MSX users a unique...

Aliens: Colonial Marines Windows Front Cover

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

Aliens: Colonial Marines is a first-person shooter based on the Aliens franchise and a sequel to the 1986 film Aliens,...

Aliens: Colonial Marines - Bug Hunt Windows Front Cover

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

The first downloadable content (DLC) for Aliens: Colonial Marines, which includes the following features: Allows four players to play together....

Aliens: Colonial Marines (Limited Edition) PlayStation 3 Front Cover

Windows (2013) and PlayStation 3 (2013)

This Limited Edition contains: Aliens: Colonial Marines Extra marine customization Four playable movie characters Ripley's flamethrower

Aliens: Colonial Marines - Movie Map Pack Windows Front Cover

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

The Movie Map Pack is a downloadable content (DLC) for Aliens: Colonial Marines, featuring maps from previous Alien(s) movies: Two...

Aliens: Colonial Marines - Reconnaissance Pack Windows Front Cover

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

This downloadable content (DLC) for Aliens: Colonial Marines contains: Three new Team Deathmatch / Extermination maps including 'Shipwreck' A new...

Aliens Go Boom Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2010)

Aliens Go Boom is a side scrolling shooter in in aliens have invaded earth. The player takes control of a...

Alien Shooter Windows Front Cover

Windows (2003), iPhone (2013), Android (2013) and iPad (2013)

Somewhere in a secluded research facility, something has gone wrong. Suddenly the area is overrun by strange alien creatures. Soldiers...

Alien Shooter 2 (Zolotoe izdanie) Windows Front Cover

Windows (2006)

This Alien Shooter games compilation includes: Alien Shooter (base game) Alien Shooter: Fight for Life (first expansion) Alien Shooter: The...

Alien Shooter + Expansions Windows Front Cover

Windows (2010)

This edition includes: Alien Shooter Alien Shooter: Fight For Life Alien Shooter: The Experiment

Alien Shooter: Fight For Life Windows Front Cover

Windows (2004)

One year after the events of Alien Shooter the alien invasion has overtaken the planet. Humanity's last salvation may just...

Alien Shooter: The Experiment Windows Front Cover

Windows (2004)

The alien invaders from Alien Shooter have quickly become the dominant species on the surface of Earth. Humanity has had...

Alien Shooter: Vengeance Windows Front Cover

Windows (2006) and Macintosh (2009)

The year is 2161 and the aliens try once again to invade Earth. You are a mercenary of the M.A.G.M.A...

Windows (2006) and Macintosh (2006)

Aliens, Inc: Attack On Earth is a Moorhuhn variant where aliens try to conquer Earth. The player is stationary but...

Alien Sky Windows Front Cover

Windows (2004)

A modern update of Space Invaders, Alien Sky places you in control of a starfighter as you combat swarms and...

Alien Soldier Windows Front Cover

Windows (2011), Genesis (1995) and Wii (2007)

Alien Soldier is a side-scrolling action game in which the player takes the role of Epsilon-Eagle, the former leader of...

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