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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Since launching  the original "Call of Duty" in 2003, the first-person shooter franchise has been a stalwart for publisher Activision.
Although an action-orientated first-person shooter with third-person cover mechanics, you can approach obstacles in almost any way you see fit.
Probably a touch, but there's no doubt that Killzone 2 will be in the mix for awards after providing a peerless demonstration of how a first-person shooter can triumph in both single player and multiplayer modes.
A truly epic first-person shooter, it demonstrated the Xbox's graphical superiority over the PS2, while its built-in hard drive allowed for near- seamless gameplay.
An epic first-person shooter, it demonstrated the Xbox's graphical superiority over the PS2 while its built-in hard drive allowed for near-seamless gameplay from level to level.
Whether you are a Trekkie or not, this is a first class first-person shooter.
And here there is only one rule: However good you think you are at first-person shooters there are many more people out there better than you.
The marine uses standard gun weapons and is more like the original Doom which started the craze for first-person shooters.