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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2
525 232
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

3
366 262
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
BioShock 2007

4
401 236
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

5
362 206
Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

6
353 197
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
wiabux added GoldenEye 007 1997

7
403 201
Doom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Doom 1993

8
338 189
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Half-Life 1998

9
347 168
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 2 2004

10
292 152
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

11
224 119
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
214 179
Halo: Reach is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

13
256 209
BioShock Infinite is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Thanatus added BioShock Infinite 2013

14
212 187
Crysis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Crysis 2007

15
254 167
Left 4 Dead is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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292 163
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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170 155
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

18
154 72
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

19
192 116
Battlefield 4 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
PawelDabrowski added Battlefield 4 2013

20
270 146
Call of Duty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

21
257 211
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

22
147 39
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

23
227 152
Star Wars: Battlefront is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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199 134
Doom II: Hell on Earth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

25
233 169
BioShock 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
BioShock 2 2010

26
265 128
Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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161 157
Duke Nukem 3D is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
wiabux added Duke Nukem 3D 1996

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224 140
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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192 116
Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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216 143
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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184 116
Wolfenstein 3D is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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118 182
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Cher... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

33
156 98
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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152 145
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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163 116
The Orange Box is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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169 118
Medal of Honor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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186 117
Wolfenstein is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

38
149 112
Unreal Tournament is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Unreal Tournament Nov 26 1999

39
59 25
Battlefield 1942 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

40
68 35
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

41
128 104
Half-Life 2: Episode One is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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80 31
Far Cry is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Elenel added Far Cry 2004

43
109 116
System Shock 2 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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156 116
Crysis 2 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Crysis 2 2011

45
99 78
Medal of Honor: Frontline is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

46
132 127
Unreal is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Unreal 1998

47
71 36
Call of Duty: World at War is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Elenel added Call of Duty: World at War 2008

48
95 72
Wolfenstein: The New Order is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

49
120 132
Deus Ex: Human Revolution is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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103 84
Medal of Honor: Rising Sun is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time