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

2
609 271
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

3
419 297
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
BioShock 2007

4
447 278
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

5
409 236
Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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465 221
Doom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Doom 1993

7
392 229
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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387 212
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Half-Life 1998

9
382 191
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 2 2004

10
330 177
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

11
273 134
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
294 232
BioShock Infinite is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Thanatus added BioShock Infinite 2013

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239 212
Crysis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Crysis 2007

14
233 210
Halo: Reach is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

The 20+ Best PC Third Person Shooter Games on Steam

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203 178
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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328 182
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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283 188
Left 4 Dead is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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199 95
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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198 59
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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229 138
Battlefield 4 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
PawelDabrowski added Battlefield 4 2013

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306 139
Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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301 170
Call of Duty is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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188 170
Duke Nukem 3D is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
wiabux added Duke Nukem 3D 1996

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227 149
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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259 182
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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280 242
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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247 170
Star Wars: Battlefront is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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250 150
Left 4 Dead 2 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

The 30+ Best PC First Person Shooter Games on Steam

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244 154
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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137 196
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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209 126
Wolfenstein 3D is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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213 132
Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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174 155
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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178 109
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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188 129
The Orange Box is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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111 35
Far Cry is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Elenel added Far Cry 2004

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187 128
Medal of Honor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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208 127
Wolfenstein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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92 43
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is listed (or ranked) 39 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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167 119
Unreal Tournament is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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73 32
Battlefield 1942 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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142 114
Half-Life 2: Episode One is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

25 Of The Funniest First Person Shooter Memes On The Internet

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

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112 84
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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95 43
Call of Duty: World at War is listed (or ranked) 45 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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169 128
Crysis 2 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Crysis 2 2011

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143 133
Unreal is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Unreal 1998

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67 29
Quake III Arena is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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115 80
Wolfenstein: The New Order is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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69 32
Unreal Tournament 2004 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time