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
632 279
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

3
462 285
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

4
429 307
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
BioShock 2007

5
421 244
Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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481 224
Doom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Doom 1993

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401 236
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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398 216
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Half-Life 1998

9
393 198
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 2 2004

10
290 136
Far Cry 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Far Cry 3 2012

11
342 182
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

12
303 232
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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213 181
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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245 215
Crysis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Crysis 2007

The 20+ Best PC Third Person Shooter Games on Steam

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237 214
Halo: Reach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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291 190
Left 4 Dead is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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338 188
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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212 100
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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213 63
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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240 143
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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321 143
Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

The Most Beautiful Actresses Ever

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195 173
Duke Nukem 3D is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
wiabux added Duke Nukem 3D 1996

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235 151
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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309 174
Call of Duty is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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265 185
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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252 174
Star Wars: Battlefront is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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284 249
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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257 151
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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141 196
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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216 126
Wolfenstein 3D is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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249 158
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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187 109
Half-Life 2: Episode Two is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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218 135
Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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180 157
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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192 130
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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117 37
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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193 130
Medal of Honor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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211 127
Wolfenstein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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95 44
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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171 120
Unreal Tournament is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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78 33
Battlefield 1942 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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146 114
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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125 122
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 85
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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172 129
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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70 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 82
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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144 135
Unreal is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Unreal 1998

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72 33
Unreal Tournament 2004 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time