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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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Otocky NES Front Cover

NES (1987)

In Otocky, players pilot a flying creature throughout eleven horizontal scrolling stages on a mission to collect musical notes. The...

Otomedius Excellent (Special Edition) Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2011)

This limited edition includes: Otomedius Excellent Soundtrack disc 68-page art book 2-sided pillowcase

Otto Matic iPad Front Cover

Windows (2005), Macintosh (2001), iPhone (2009) and iPad (2011)

In 1957, evil Brain Aliens from Planet X sent a fleet of flying saucers to Earth to abduct humans to...

Commodore 64 (1984)

Outback is based on the arcade game Pooyan and sees you play as Boss Roo trying to save nine Joeys...

Outbreak Windows Front Cover

Windows (2001)

The game plays in the galaxy Galarion, where the races Tekkos, Kzeos, Insoid and Protorion live. Normally, they live in...

Outcast Windows Front Cover

Windows (1999)

In the year 2007, a parallel universe is discovered by scientists. The U.S. government sends a probe to that universe...

Outcast 1.1 Windows Front Cover

Windows (2014)

Outcast 1.1 is an updated version of the 1999 game Outcast. Following an unsuccessful Kickstarter crowd funding campaign for a...

Outcast (Limited Edition) Windows Front Cover

Windows (1999)

This Limited Edition includes: Outcast Freeze dried Outcast-T-Shirt Making-Of-Video Screensaver Desktop Theme Playable demo of Silver

DOS (1995)

Outer Ridge combines Asteroids with 3D space viewed from the cockpit, similar to Wing Commander. On each level, there is...

The Outfit Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2006)

The Outfit is a World War II game that, unlike many other games in the genre, focuses almost entirely on...

Outlands Atari ST Front Cover

Amiga (1989) and Atari ST (1989)

Outlands is a rather straightforward vertical shoot 'em up. It does not feature any elaborated background story. The basic statement...

Outlaws Windows Front Cover

Windows (1997)

Marshall James Anderson had been a great gunfighter. He had worn the badge of the law and put men to...

Outlaws: Handful of Missions Windows Front Cover

Windows (1997)

Outlaws: Handful of Missions is a pistol-packin' collection of four single and five multiplayer missions and requires a retail version...

Out of the Sun Macintosh Front Cover

Macintosh (1994)

Out of the Sun is a sophisticated World War II flight simulator that puts players in the cockpit of authentic...

Out of the World Windows Front Cover

Windows (2005)

Being inspired by Diablo and Crimsonland, the game presents a mixture of Shooter and RPG. You get into the not-too-distant...

Commodore 64 (1987), ZX Spectrum (1987) and Amstrad CPC (1987)

You are a test pilot of the experimental RP2-16 fighter and while flying the ship, strange flashing lights appear and...

Out of This World DOS Front Cover

DOS (1991), Windows (2006), Windows 3.x (1994), SNES (1992), Genesis (1992), Jaguar (2013), Amiga (1991), Atari ST (1991), 3DO (1994), Apple IIgs (1992), Symbian (2005), Zodiac (2007) and Macintosh (1993)

A young physics professor named Lester conducts a particle experiment. Suddenly, something goes wrong, a lightning strikes, and in a...

Outtrigger Dreamcast Front Cover

Dreamcast (2001) and Arcade (1999)

In Outtrigger you play a member of the "International Counter-terrorism Special Force (Interforce)", formed by "Visitaria", a multi-national company for...

Outwars Windows Front Cover

Windows (1998)

Swarms of exoskeletal aliens are ripping a merciless path of annihilation through the galaxy. Your outposts have fallen--your drop zone...

Amiga (1991) and Atari ST (1991)

In Outzone the player takes control over a support space ship which has to aid a safety unit which has...

Arcade (1990)

Out Zone is a 2D top-down shooter. In the Year 2097, mankind has a big problem - it's invaded by...

NES (1991)

Over Horizon is a side-scrolling shooter in which the player has to guide a spaceship through various levels and destroy...

Amiga (1993)

Overkill is 2D side-scrolling shooter, similar to Defender or Strike Force . The story is typical for sci-fi games -...

OverKill DOS Front Cover

DOS (1992)

You arrive at your home planet after a long space flight, only to find it has been destroyed by a...

Overkill & Lunar-C Amiga CD32 Front Cover

Amiga CD32 (1993)

This CD contains two shoot 'em ups. The games are:Overkill - a Defender clone Lunar-CLunar-C is unique in that it...

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