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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469 258
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
545 240
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

3
409 249
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

4
380 271
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
BioShock 2007

5
372 213
Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

6
416 206
Doom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Doom 1993

7
364 206
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
350 198
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Half-Life 1998

9
353 176
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 2 2004

10
298 160
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

11
235 123
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
218 186
Halo: Reach is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

13
261 215
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
219 195
Crysis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Crysis 2007

15
301 169
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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258 175
Left 4 Dead is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

17
178 163
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

18
166 80
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
201 123
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
277 156
Call of Duty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

21
157 47
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

22
263 224
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

23
207 139
Doom II: Hell on Earth is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

24
231 159
Star Wars: Battlefront is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

25
242 172
BioShock 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
BioShock 2 2010

26
275 130
Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

27
167 161
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

28
228 144
Left 4 Dead 2 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

29
198 123
Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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192 120
Wolfenstein 3D is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

31
222 147
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

32
124 187
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
158 147
Metro 2033 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Metro 2033 2010

34
159 101
Half-Life 2: Episode Two is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

35
169 121
The Orange Box is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

36
174 120
Medal of Honor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

37
191 120
Wolfenstein is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

38
156 112
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
66 27
Battlefield 1942 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

40
88 31
Far Cry is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Elenel added Far Cry 2004

41
71 39
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

42
128 108
Half-Life 2: Episode One is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

43
161 119
Crysis 2 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Crysis 2 2011

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44
103 80
Medal of Honor: Frontline is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

45
111 117
System Shock 2 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

46
135 127
Unreal is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Unreal 1998

47
75 39
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
100 74
Wolfenstein: The New Order is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

49
59 26
Unreal Tournament 2004 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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51 24
Quake III Arena is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time