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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516 279
Half-Life 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

2
598 266
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

3
413 292
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
BioShock 2007

4
441 273
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

5
405 230
Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

6
453 220
Doom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Doom 1993

7
389 225
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
wiabux added GoldenEye 007 1997

8
383 210
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Half-Life 1998

9
380 188
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 2 2004

10
324 175
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

11
267 132
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
289 229
BioShock Infinite is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Thanatus added BioShock Infinite 2013

13
229 207
Halo: Reach is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

14
234 210
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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325 179
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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197 174
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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278 186
Left 4 Dead is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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194 91
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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192 56
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

20
223 133
Battlefield 4 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
PawelDabrowski added Battlefield 4 2013

21
301 135
Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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184 166
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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296 167
Call of Duty is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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245 166
Star Wars: Battlefront is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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257 180
BioShock 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
BioShock 2 2010

26
221 148
Doom II: Hell on Earth is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

27
276 238
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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246 148
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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240 152
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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134 195
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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204 126
Wolfenstein 3D is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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211 131
Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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176 107
Half-Life 2: Episode Two is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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169 155
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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184 128
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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186 126
Medal of Honor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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107 34
Far Cry is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Elenel added Far Cry 2004

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203 126
Wolfenstein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

39
165 118
Unreal Tournament is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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87 41
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is listed (or ranked) 40 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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73 31
Battlefield 1942 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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140 112
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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121 122
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 83
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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93 42
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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168 127
Crysis 2 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Crysis 2 2011

47
143 132
Unreal is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Unreal 1998

48
66 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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112 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 31
Unreal Tournament 2004 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time