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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623 277
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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457 281
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

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425 303
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
BioShock 2007

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417 240
Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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475 222
Doom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Doom 1993

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398 231
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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393 213
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Half-Life 1998

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389 195
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 2 2004

10
285 136
Far Cry 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Far Cry 3 2012

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335 181
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

12
299 232
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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243 213
Crysis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Crysis 2007

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209 180
Team Fortress 2 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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234 212
Halo: Reach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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287 189
Left 4 Dead is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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335 187
Call of Duty 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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208 98
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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210 62
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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236 141
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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316 141
Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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232 150
Doom II: Hell on Earth is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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191 172
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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306 173
Call of Duty is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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250 172
Star Wars: Battlefront is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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260 185
BioShock 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
BioShock 2 2010

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283 247
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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254 151
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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139 196
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Cher... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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213 126
Wolfenstein 3D is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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247 156
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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215 134
Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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177 157
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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182 109
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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116 35
Far Cry is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Elenel added Far Cry 2004

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

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189 130
The Orange Box is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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191 130
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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95 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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170 120
Unreal Tournament is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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78 32
Battlefield 1942 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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143 114
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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Call of Duty: World at War is listed (or ranked) 43 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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124 122
System Shock 2 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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115 84
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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172 128
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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69 29
Quake III Arena is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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118 81
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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144 134
Unreal is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Unreal 1998

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71 33
Unreal Tournament 2004 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time