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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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Armored Core: Formula Front - Extreme Battle PSP Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2005) and PSP (2004)

Unlike most other, action-oriented Armored Core titles, this installment is a strategy game. The player has no direct control of...

Armored Core: Master of Arena PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (1999)

The third and final AC on Playstation has you continuing your custom mech building job, where companies contact you to...

Armored Core: Nexus PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2004)

Armored Core: Nexus is one of FromSoftware's long line of mech simulation titles, featuring the series' well known customization and...

PlayStation 2 (2004)

Armored Core: Nine Breaker is the ninth installment of the Armored Core series.The game has the player fight other mechs...

PlayStation (1997)

Like the original, you pilot an Armored Core into battles ranging from the destruction of enemy structures to other mechs...

Armored Fist 3 Windows Front Cover

Windows (1999)

Third in the Armored Fist series of games that started in 1994. This is more of an action tank game...

Armored Fist 3 Windows Front Cover

Windows (2003)

This is a French re-release of Armored Fist 3 updated to its latest version (1.00.20) along with the inclusion of...

Armorines: Project S.W.A.R.M. PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (2000) and Nintendo 64 (1999)

You have two Armorines to play as, each with their own selection of weapons. In a not distant future time,...

Armorines: Project S.W.A.R.M. Game Boy Color Front Cover

Game Boy Color (1999)

Simply put, you have two Armorines to play as, each with their own selection of weapons. You must fight to...

Spectravideo (1983)

Armoured Assault is a tank battle game of the orthodox style which is enjoyed to this day. Two players start...

Armour-Geddon DOS Front Cover

DOS (1992), Amiga (1991) and Atari ST (1991)

In Armour-Geddon, a power crazed entity is developing a devastating energy beam to wipe out all unprotected life on Earth....

Armour-Geddon 2: Codename Hellfire Amiga Front Cover

Amiga (1994)

Sequel to the previous 3D combat/strategy game from Psygnosis, in Armour-Geddon 2 your challenge is to defend the survivors of...

Army Men 3D PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (1999)

The Army Men jump into PS action in a fully 3D environment, allowing you to use all the weapons found...

Game Boy Advance (2001)

In Army Men: Advance, the despicable Tan General Plastro whips up another fiendishly clever plan for world domination, so it's...

Army Men: Air Attack Windows Front Cover

Windows (2001), PlayStation (1999) and Nintendo 64 (2000)

Much like Army Men: Air Tactics, except in full 3D. You must pick up any lost Army Men, or shoot...

Army Men: Air Combat - The Elite Missions GameCube Front Cover

GameCube (2003)

The little green army men take to the skies once again. Choose from five different choppers (each with different defense,...

Army Men: Green Rogue PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (2001) and PlayStation 2 (2001)

A new breed of plastic soldier is genetically engineered from the best soldiers in the green army. During a mission...

Army Men: Major Malfunction Xbox Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2006) and Xbox (2006)

Major Malfunction has gone bad. He has holed himself up inside a house and is leading an army of toys...

Game Boy Advance (2001)

Following a similar design to the original Army Men PC title, Operation Green has you controlling a long green soldier...

Army Men: Sarge's Heroes Windows Front Cover

Windows (2000), PlayStation (2000), Dreamcast (2000) and Nintendo 64 (1999)

One morning Sarge is resting in his cot when the Tan launch a surprise attack on the Green base. Sarge...

Army Men: Sarge's Heroes 2 PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (2000), PlayStation 2 (2001), Nintendo 64 (2000) and Game Boy Color (2000)

It seems those plastic men never lack any energy nor motivation to take each other out. Like in the other...

Windows (2000)

This compilation contains the following four games: Army Men Army Men II Army Men: Toys in Space Army Men: Air...

Army Men Value Pack 2 Windows Front Cover

Windows (2001)

This Army Men pack contains 4 classic Army Men games: Army Men: The original title that started it all, where...

Army Men: World War Windows Front Cover

Windows (2000) and PlayStation (2000)

16 missions await you and your green army as you wage war against the tan army through true world war...

Army Men: World War - Final Front PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (2001)

The Tan army has secretly built a weapons factory, and are on the move against your green army. Using everything...

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