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 (1996)

Secret Agent : The Escape is a shareware Doom clone.The player takes the role of the secret agent who must...

Secret Service: In Harm's Way Windows Front Cover

Windows (2001)

Secret Service: In Harm's Way is a budget first person shooter incorporating some tactical elements. Players take charge of a...

Secret Service: Security Breach Windows Front Cover

Windows (2003)

Secret Service: Security Breach is a First Person Shooter that places you in the role of a Secret Service agent...

Section 8 Windows Front Cover

Windows (2009), Xbox 360 (2009) and PlayStation 3 (2010)

The Arm of Orion has overrun New Madrid, one of the most remote colonies of the Empire. The United States...

Section 8: Prejudice Windows Front Cover

Windows (2011), Xbox 360 (2011) and PlayStation 3 (2011)

The solo campaign of Section 8: Prejudice tells the story of Alex Corde, a member of the special unit "Section...

Section-Z NES Front Cover

NES (1987), Windows Mobile (2001), Xbox 360 (2013), PlayStation 3 (2013) and Arcade (1985)

Alien Invaders approach the solar system from their interstellar battle platform, named Fortress Balangool. Under the command of the Master...

Seek and Destroy DOS Front Cover

DOS (1996), Amiga (1993) and Amiga CD32 (1994)

Most of the fundamentals of this game work in a similar way to Desert Strike. You pilot a helicopter or...

Seek and Destroy PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2002)

In this game, you control a tank of the Proton Kingdom fighting against the Q-stein invaders. You have to go...

PlayStation 2 (2004)

This is a remake of SEGA's dogfighting arcade hit After Burner II made for the AGES 2500 series of budget...

PlayStation 2 (2004)

Alien Syndrome is a remake of SEGA's classic alien blaster for its 3D AGES label. In the game, an alien...

SEGA AGES 2500 Vol.20: Space Harrier 2 - Space Harrier Complete Collection PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2005)

A nearly complete collection of all the ports and versions of the original Space Harrier and its sequels. Compiled in...

PlayStation 2 (2005)

Another emulated re-release for SEGA's AGES 2500 series. This time including two arcade hits from its System 16 boards: SDI...

SEGA AGES 2500 Vol.25: Gunstar Heroes Treasure Box PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2006)

The "Treasure Box" is a collection of Treasure's best games developed for SEGA back in the 16-bit days emulated for...

SEGA AGES 2500 Vol.27: Panzer Dragoon PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2006)

An updated version of SEGA's classic rail shooter Panzer Dragoon in which you take to the skies atop your trusty...

PlayStation 2 (2007)

This compilation contains both International and Japanese arcade versions, along with the Mega Drive/Genesis port of Galaxy Force II, plus...

SEGA AGES 2500 Vol.33: Fantasy Zone Complete Collection PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2008)

This compilation is the second SEGA AGES 2500 release from the Fantasy Zone series. It contains a collection of every...

PlayStation 2 (2003)

A re-issue of the classic psychedelic shooter Fantasy Zone, in which you take control of a cutesy ship and try...

PlayStation 2 (2003)

A 3D remake of Sega's classic Space Harrier, in which you play a jetpack-equipped hero and zoom across a fantasy...

SEGA AGES 2500 Vol.9: Gain Ground PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2004)

This is a remake of SEGA's arcade/strategy hybrid Gain Ground for the AGES 2500 budget series.A top-down action game, the...

Arcade (1993)

SegaSonic Cosmo Fighter is a kiddy ride with a built-in game featuring Sonic the Hedgehog. Sonic is piloting a starfighter...

Seicross NES Front Cover

NES (1986), Wii (2011), Wii U (2015) and Arcade (1984)

Two different tribes existed on planet Colura, the Petras and the Basrah. The Basrah were aggressors and eventually drove the...

Windows (2000)

Seihou 1: Shuusou Gyoku is a doujin 2D vertical scrolling shooter. It is the first game in the Seihou series,...

Windows (2001)

Seihou 2: Kioh Gyoku is 2D vertical scrolling danmaku/bullet hell shoot'em up game, second game in Seihou series. Gameplay is...

Seireisenshi Spriggan TurboGrafx CD Front Cover

TurboGrafx CD (1991) and Wii (2008)

Another top-down shooter from Compile staged in a fantasy world that mingles traditional sci-fi elements with a feudal Japan setting.As...

SeizureDome Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008)

SeizureDome is a fast-paced shooter by cactus. It is a remake of one of his earlier games: Unholy Stage. The...

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