Total Nerd The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time  

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This is a list of the best first-person shooter games of all time for any console or system, ranked by gamers like you. These top-rated FPS games are ordered by crowd popularity, so only the greatest fps games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these first-person shooter games are considered the best of the best. Both classic and new FPS games are included here, so you're voting on everything from Goldeneye 007 to Call of Duty Black Ops. Games like Doom paved the way for the current gen of first person shooters like Battlefield 3, so don't forget to vote for the pioneers of this genre as well.

This list has a variety of games, like BioShock and GoldenEye 007, in it.This list answers the questions, "What are the best first-person shooter games?" and "What is the greatest first-person shooter game of all time?"
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449 244
Half-Life 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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362 255
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
BioShock 2007

3
514 229
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

4
398 231
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

5
360 201
Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

6
349 195
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
wiabux added GoldenEye 007 1997

7
397 200
Doom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Doom 1993

8
336 188
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Half-Life 1998

9
344 166
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 2 2004

10
292 150
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

11
223 118
Far Cry 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Far Cry 3 2012

12
214 177
Halo: Reach is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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256 207
BioShock Infinite is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Thanatus added BioShock Infinite 2013

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210 186
Crysis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Crysis 2007

15
253 165
Left 4 Dead is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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290 162
Call of Duty 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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168 153
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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152 70
Call of Duty: Black Ops is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
mohammed-mahfouz added Call of Duty: Black Ops 2010

19
191 114
Battlefield 4 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
PawelDabrowski added Battlefield 4 2013

20
270 144
Call of Duty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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256 209
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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145 37
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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227 150
Star Wars: Battlefront is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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197 133
Doom II: Hell on Earth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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232 167
BioShock 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
BioShock 2 2010

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263 127
Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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159 157
Duke Nukem 3D is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
wiabux added Duke Nukem 3D 1996

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224 140
Left 4 Dead 2 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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192 116
Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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215 143
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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116 182
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Cher... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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183 116
Wolfenstein 3D is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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156 97
Half-Life 2: Episode Two is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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150 145
Metro 2033 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Metro 2033 2010

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163 114
The Orange Box is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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168 118
Medal of Honor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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185 117
Wolfenstein is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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148 112
Unreal Tournament is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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128 104
Half-Life 2: Episode One is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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56 25
Battlefield 1942 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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65 35
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
oliver-tripodi added Call of Duty: Black Ops II 2012

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78 31
Far Cry is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Elenel added Far Cry 2004

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109 116
System Shock 2 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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99 78
Medal of Honor: Frontline is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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154 116
Crysis 2 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Crysis 2 2011

46
70 35
Call of Duty: World at War is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Elenel added Call of Duty: World at War 2008

47
130 127
Unreal is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Unreal 1998

48
92 72
Wolfenstein: The New Order is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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102 83
Medal of Honor: Rising Sun is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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118 132
Deus Ex: Human Revolution is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time