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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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MechWarrior 3: Pirate's Moon Windows Front Cover

Windows (1999)

Pirate's Moon is an expansion pack to MechWarrior 3 and provides an additional 20 missions, multiple terrain types, new mechs,...

MechWarrior 4 Compilation Windows Front Cover

Windows (2004)

The MechWarrior 4 Compilation pack includes the original MechWarrior 4: Vengeance along with the add-ons MechWarrior 4: Black Knight and...

MechWarrior 4: Vengeance Windows Front Cover

Windows (2000)

As heir to House Dresari in the Federation Commonwealth, you will inherit your home world of Kentares IV, part of...

Medal of Honor PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (1999), PSP (2009) and PlayStation 3 (2009)

Medal of Honor is the first in the long-running series of World War II shooters, originally created by Steven Spielberg....

Medal of Honor Windows Front Cover

Windows (2010), Xbox 360 (2010) and PlayStation 3 (2010)

The title Medal of Honor is reused in this modern installment of the long running series of the same name....

Medal of Honor: Airborne Windows Front Cover

Windows (2007), Xbox 360 (2007) and PlayStation 3 (2007)

Boyd Travers is part of the 82d Airborne Division. As a small part of a greater operation he needs to...

Medal of Honor: Allied Assault Windows Front Cover

Linux (2004), Windows (2002) and Macintosh (2002)

In Medal of Honor: Allied Assault, the first PC installment of the famous Playstation game series, you assume the role...

Medal of Honor: Allied Assault - Breakthrough Windows Front Cover

Windows (2003) and Macintosh (2004)

Medal of Honor: Allied Assault - Breakthrough is the second expansion to Medal of Honor: Allied Assault, and requires the...

Medal of Honor: Allied Assault - Spearhead Windows Front Cover

Windows (2002) and Macintosh (2003)

Medal of Honor: Allied Assault - Spearhead is an expansion pack add-on to Allied Assault.Taking the role of Sergeant Jack...

Medal of Honor: European Assault PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2005), Xbox (2005) and GameCube (2005)

Medal of Honor: European Assault is the latest addition to the Medal of Honor franchise. The story is set in...

Medal of Honor: Frontline PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2002), Xbox (2002), GameCube (2002) and PlayStation 3 (2011)

In Medal of Honor: Frontline, you play as Lt. Jimmy Patterson, a member of a special forces team.As a soldier...

Medal of Honor: Heroes PSP Front Cover

PSP (2006)

In this addition to the Medal of Honor franchise, you play as three different characters from previous Medal of Honor...

Medal of Honor: Heroes 2 PSP Front Cover

PSP (2007) and Wii (2007)

In the sequel to the PSP-exclusive Medal of Honor: Heroes, players take the role of OSS Operative John Berg during...

Medal of Honor: Infiltrator Game Boy Advance Front Cover

Game Boy Advance (2003)

Medal of Honor Infiltrator is a shooter from a top-down viewpoint. The top-down graphics and gameplay are reminiscent of classic...

Medal of Honor (Limited Edition) Windows Front Cover

Windows (2010), Xbox 360 (2010) and PlayStation 3 (2010)

This Limited Edition includes: Medal of Honor Exclusive access to the MP7 submachine gun Day-one access to the TOZ-194 and...

Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault Windows Front Cover

Windows (2004)

The series that kicked off the flood of World War II FPS games on the PC is back. Much like...

Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault (Director's Edition DVD) Windows Front Cover

Windows (2004)

This edition of Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault contains, besides the game, the following extras: An exclusive weapon WWII Timeline...

Medal of Honor: Rising Sun PlayStation 2 Front Cover

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

First-person shooter set in the Pacific theatre of WWII, beginning with the attack on Pearl Harbor and moving through the...

Medal of Honor (Tier 1 Edition) Windows Front Cover

Windows (2010), Xbox 360 (2010) and PlayStation 3 (2010)

Tier 1 Edition includes: Medal of Honor game Instant access to assault class Tier 1 operator Spec ops class camouflage...

Medal of Honor: Underground PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (2000), Game Boy Advance (2002), PSP (2009) and PlayStation 3 (2009)

The game is a prequel to Medal of Honor and it is set in the early stages of WWII. You...

Medal of Honor: Vanguard PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2007) and Wii (2007)

In Medal of Honor: Vanguard players play as Corporal Frank Keegan from the 82nd Airborn Division during World War II....

Medal of Honor: Warfighter Windows Front Cover

Windows (2012), Xbox 360 (2012) and PlayStation 3 (2012)

Medal of Honor: Warfighter is a first-person shooter and the sequel to the series' 2010 reboot Medal of Honor. The...

Medal of Honor: Warfighter (Digital Deluxe) Windows Front Cover

Windows (2012)

This Digital Deluxe edition is exclusive to the PC and the Origin distribution platform. It contains: Medal of Honor: Warfighter...

Medal of Honor: Warfighter (Limited Edition) Windows Front Cover

Windows (2012), Xbox 360 (2012) and PlayStation 3 (2012)

This limited edition includes: Medal of Honor: Warfighter Battlefield 4 beta access British SAS Spec Ops (multiplayer unlock) U.S. Navy...

MediEvil / C-12: Final Resistance PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (2003)

This twin pack includes:MediEvil C-12: Final Resistance

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