Total Nerd The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time  

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This is a list of the best tactical shooter games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated tactical shooter games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest tactical shooter games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these tactical shooter games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging tactical shooter games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new tactical shooter games.

A list made up of games like Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and Gears of War.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best tactical shooter games?" and "What is the greatest tactical shooter game of all time?"
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SWAT 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time
SWAT 4 2005

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Ra... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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ARMA 3 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time
ARMA 3 2012

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogu... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Operation Flashpoint is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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SWAT 3: Close Quarters Battle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Isla... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Insurgency: Modern Infantry Co... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vega... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Hidden & Dangerous is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Delta Force: Black Hawk Down is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highw... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Ch... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advan... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Jung... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vega... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Delta Force 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Vietcong is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time
Vietcong 2003

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Operation Flashpoint: Dragon R... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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ARMA: Armed Assault is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Operation Flashpoint: Elite is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Star Wars: Republic Commando is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Full Spectrum Warrior is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Futu... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Combine... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Delta Force is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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ARMA 2 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time
ARMA 2 2009

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Spec Ops: The Line is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Sniper Elite V2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advan... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Sniper Elite is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confron... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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America's Army: Rise of a Sold... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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SWAT: Global Strike Team is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Dese... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Bl... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Squad is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time
Squad

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Vietcong: Fist Alpha is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time
Vietcong: Fist Alpha Jan 01 2004

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I.G.I.-2: Covert Strike is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Delta Force: Task Force Dagger is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time

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Delta Force: Black Hawk Down –... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Tactical Shooter Games of All Time