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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391 274
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
BioShock 2007

3
559 245
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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418 257
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

5
381 219
Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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428 210
Doom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Doom 1993

7
373 210
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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360 202
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Half-Life 1998

9
360 179
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 2 2004

10
306 163
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

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244 124
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
269 219
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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218 195
Halo: Reach is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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222 199
Crysis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Crysis 2007

15
308 171
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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263 178
Left 4 Dead is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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181 167
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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176 82
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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206 126
Battlefield 4 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
PawelDabrowski added Battlefield 4 2013

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168 48
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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283 157
Call of Duty is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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213 142
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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283 131
Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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265 229
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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172 161
Duke Nukem 3D is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
wiabux added Duke Nukem 3D 1996

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246 174
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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233 163
Star Wars: Battlefront is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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232 145
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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197 121
Wolfenstein 3D is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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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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224 149
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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199 125
Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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163 103
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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158 150
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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179 121
Medal of Honor is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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172 124
The Orange Box is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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195 122
Wolfenstein is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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158 114
Unreal Tournament is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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93 31
Far Cry is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Elenel added Far Cry 2004

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67 28
Battlefield 1942 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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75 40
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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108 80
Medal of Honor: Frontline is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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130 110
Half-Life 2: Episode One is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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166 120
Crysis 2 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Crysis 2 2011

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114 119
System Shock 2 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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83 40
Call of Duty: World at War is listed (or ranked) 46 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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136 129
Unreal is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Unreal 1998

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57 25
Quake III Arena is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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62 27
Unreal Tournament 2004 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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102 76
Wolfenstein: The New Order is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time