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
405 244
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

3
538 238
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

4
375 270
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
BioShock 2007

5
367 211
Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

6
412 204
Doom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Doom 1993

7
359 203
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
344 195
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Half-Life 1998

9
350 173
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Halo 2 2004

10
296 157
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

11
232 121
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
216 184
Halo: Reach is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

13
216 191
Crysis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Crysis 2007

14
259 213
BioShock Infinite is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Thanatus added BioShock Infinite 2013

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297 168
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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255 173
Left 4 Dead is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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174 160
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

18
162 76
Call of Duty: Black Ops is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
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19
199 119
Battlefield 4 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
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20
155 43
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

21
275 153
Call of Duty is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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261 220
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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206 136
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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228 156
Star Wars: Battlefront is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

25
238 171
BioShock 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
BioShock 2 2010

26
271 129
Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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166 158
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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226 143
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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189 117
Wolfenstein 3D is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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123 185
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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195 121
Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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219 146
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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157 146
Metro 2033 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Metro 2033 2010

34
159 99
Half-Life 2: Episode Two is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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167 119
The Orange Box is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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172 120
Medal of Honor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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189 119
Wolfenstein is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

38
153 112
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
63 27
Battlefield 1942 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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85 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
70 38
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
128 106
Half-Life 2: Episode One is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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160 117
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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111 116
System Shock 2 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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102 80
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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134 127
Unreal is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time
Unreal 1998

47
73 38
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 73
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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50 23
Quake III Arena is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time

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55 26
Unreal Tournament 2004 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best First Person Shooter Games of All Time