FPS or First Person Shooter games were popular back when gaming was limited to PCs, and they are popular even today when we have multiple options available. FPS games have always managed to hook the players with their action packed gameplay and interesting missions or levels. Back in the day, the FPS games were so popular that they are still credited with popularising PC gaming.
Through all these years we have seen numerous FPS games being released; and today we have compiled a list of the best FPS games of all time. You will see some old classics in the list which are still popular amongst fans. These games have managed to capture and hold the interest of gamers for centuries. There are also some new titles which provide great graphics, weapon choices and addictive missions. Read on and don’t forget to share your favourites with us.
Escape From Tarkov
The game has been quite a hit surpassing its competitors. Escape from Tarkov is developed by Battlestate games and was initially launched in July 2017. The game features a fictional city of Tarkov situated in NorthWestern Russia, which has become a battle ground due to political misconducts and social mismanagement. You can play as one of two forces. Either United Security which is a western armed force and this specialises in the NATO weapons or the BEAR, which is a Russian force and uses Russian weapons. You will find Scavs in the games which are weaponised locals creating unrest in the city. There are different Scavs – normal ones, bosses and riders. The game also features an online mode.
Call Of Duty 2
Everyone is familiar with this game – a classic and one of the pioneers in realistic War based FPS games. The game was developed by Infinity Ward and published worldwide by Activision. The game is set in the time of World War 2. There are different modes in the game to choose from. These include Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch and campaign. In the campaign or the story mode you play as 4 soldiers one from the Red Army, one from the US Army, and 2 from the Royal British Armed Forces. There are separate storylines of all the soldiers with a total of 27 missions. The gameplay is quite realistic with the game utilising smoke and bomb grenades. You can carry 2 weapons and swap them on the battlefield. To make the game realistic there are dialogs with your fellow soldiers. They warn you about approaching dangers like grenades and tanks. This gave the gamers a realistic battle feeling.
Counter Strike – Global Offensive
Often abbreviated as CS GO, this is one of the most popular games of the Counter Strike series. The game was developed by Valve and Hidden Path and was released in 2012 as the 4th game of the series. The game has 8 modes in total which include Competitive, Casual, DeathMatch, Arms Race etc. The game involves Terrorists and Counter Terrorists fighting against each other to secure a location or plant or to defuse a bomb.
Dusk is a game with an interesting plot and unique gameplay. The game was developed by David Szymanski who is an American developer. It was published by New Blood Interactive. The game is set in the premises of a fictional town of DUSK which is a rural town of Pennsylvania. The main objective of each level of the game is to find the exit. You have to deal with enemies like Cultists, Demons, Demonic Livestocks and possessed soldiers. The game is inspired by retro style FPS games in which you could carry more weapons, health remained constant and did not regenerate.
This is one of the oldest FPS games to be launched and become a rage. The game was developed by Epic games and Digital Extreme. Unreal Tournament was highly appreciated for its graphics which were really ahead of the time. The game also showcased addictive gameplay and well designed levels. It had several modes including Assault, Capture the Flag, Deathmatch, Domination etc. Over the years, it has turned into an all time classic FPS title which is still popular within certain age groups.
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