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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Half-Life 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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405 245
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

3
540 239
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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376 270
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
BioShock 2007

5
368 211
Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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414 205
Doom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Doom 1993

7
360 204
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
wiabux added GoldenEye 007 1997

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346 196
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Half-Life 1998

9
350 174
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 2 2004

10
297 158
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

11
235 121
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
216 185
Halo: Reach is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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218 191
Crysis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Crysis 2007

14
260 213
BioShock Infinite is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Thanatus added BioShock Infinite 2013

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298 168
Call of Duty 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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257 174
Left 4 Dead is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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174 162
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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163 77
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

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201 120
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
156 44
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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275 155
Call of Duty is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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262 221
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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207 136
Doom II: Hell on Earth is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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228 157
Star Wars: Battlefront is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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240 171
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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272 129
Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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167 158
Duke Nukem 3D is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
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227 143
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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190 117
Wolfenstein 3D is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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124 186
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Cher... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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196 122
Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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220 147
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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157 147
Metro 2033 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Metro 2033 2010

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159 100
Half-Life 2: Episode Two is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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167 120
The Orange Box is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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173 120
Medal of Honor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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190 119
Wolfenstein is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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154 112
Unreal Tournament is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Unreal Tournament Nov 26 1999

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65 27
Battlefield 1942 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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87 31
Far Cry is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Elenel added Far Cry 2004

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70 38
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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128 106
Half-Life 2: Episode One is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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111 116
System Shock 2 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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160 118
Crysis 2 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Crysis 2 2011

45
102 80
Medal of Honor: Frontline is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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134 127
Unreal is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Unreal 1998

47
73 38
Call of Duty: World at War is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Elenel added Call of Duty: World at War 2008

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100 73
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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50 23
Quake III Arena is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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56 26
Unreal Tournament 2004 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time