first-person shooter

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first-person shooter

A type of video game in which players shoot a gun or rocket at an ever-changing scene of "bad guys." Introduced in 1993, DOOM popularized the first-person shooter game with its 3D graphics. First-person shooter games may be designed for single players or multiple players. Contrast with real-time strategy.
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Modern Warfare 3 is also a first person shooter game and has been in development since the release of Modern Warfare 2.
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Another very nice looking, James Bond-style first person shooter.