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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His tools are the usual assortment of pistols, machine guns and sniper rifles that show up in any first-person shooter, though a few more sci-fi weapons, like a wire cutter that morphs into a laser rifle, appear as the game progresses.
"First-person shooter video games seem to be all the rage with the active-duty people I talk to about the subject," he said.
Smilek plays first-person shooter style games, too, but doesn't like them as much, she said.
Conflict is played out in head-to-head matches reminiscent of popular first-person shooter "Counter-Strike."
While many will tout the nonstop action, insane thrills, and unparalleled graphics engine of this years must have first-person shooter title, Gears of War, gay gamers will undoubtedly pick up on the sweet, subtle tenderness lurking beneath the mega-warrior heroes of the game.
Title Sniper Elite Platform PS2 Genre Shooter Price pounds 34.99 The sniper facility features in almost every first-person shooter you care to think of.
For example, American shooter games were challenged on the world scene by foreign-made ones like Special Force, a first-person shooter published by the so called Central Internet Bureau of Hizbullah and based on the armed Islamic movement in south Lebanon.
It found that first-person shooter video games--the kind that require players to down enemies that pop out of nowhere--may improve visual attention skills, Experienced players, the study found, have superior peripheral vision, an ability to switch attention rapidly, and are 30 to 50 percent better than nonplayers at taking in everything around them.
and published by Sierra Entertainment, is a historical first-person shooter that portrays infantry combat during the Vietnam War.
All ideal content for a first-person shooter - it's just a bit puzzling as to why it's taken so long to make the transition from movie to game.
Whether you are a Trekkie or not, this is a first class first-person shooter. The missions will keep you busy for a long time, and the four-player Holodeck deathmatch will engage you for even longer.
No One Lives Forever is a first-person shooter that roots itself firmly in the summer of love.