Load up your BFG; it's time to do damage with the best first-person shooters in history.
007 should be way ahead of halo
and this list is just one sites opinion, but I thought it was pretty good. JOY
007 was a franchise?
Goldeneye is only one game...not much of a francshise and the james bond franchise of fps games is lackluster except for Goldeneye...... Goldeneye is my favorite game but halo is a 3 game franchise with over 20 million sold....they dont exactly balance out @aebriscoejr down below - Orange Box isnt a franchise and Gears isnt a FPS....but nice list
My List 1. Golden Eye 2. Doom 3. Duke Nukem 4. Orange Box 5. Call of Duty 6. Perfect Dark 64 7. Resistance (I absolutely love Resistance) 8. Gears of War 9. Halo 10. Bioshock I love samus, but for some reason I get gamer's fatigue whenever I try to get into a 3D metroid game.
I don't know about all the other games but I agree with the top 3.
Half-Life, Doom, and Halo are in top spot. They are all great franchises. I agree with listing for the most part.
As long as Half-Life and Doom are on top I'm happy. I'd add Quake 3 or original UT as the game along with Half-Life and Doom but that's just me.
someone mustve forgot to mention to all the ppl who herald the Half Life series as the best shooter of all time that Valve sucks ass, cant program, are lazy, and gabe's fat. /sarcasm HL series IS the best of all time. can not wait for Ep. 3!!!
The only good thing to come out of the Half-Life series was CounterStrike.
I wonder if Gears of War will make it on there on day.... Some of these Old Game Covers brings back so much memories...Half Life, Doom, Wolfenstien, Duke, Serious Sam, Unreal Tourny these are all games I used to spend hours on when I used to be hard-Core PC gamer. These games weren't resource/GPU hogs as they are today. Quake 3 arena and Red faction didn't make the list.. 1995 - 1999 were some of PC's best game franchises. Great games those years.
maybe if gears is ever a FPS...lol wolfenstein and doom were bad @ss and blake stone....anyone ever play blake stone?
unreal should def be in the top ten at least come on people as a franchise it was a staple to fps for a long time
turok was great too (almost as good as 007 in my opinion)
where is red faction with its x-ray gun?and unreal 2004 is the best imo(instagib or bust).
i was gunna say red faction dog. that one was good. i like #2 better though.
Bad thing about this list is that most of them dont have a part 2 out yet for their so called franchises...... which in the end they should be called franchises.....they might as well do top 25 fps games
yea they said shooters dog so i was thinking "wheres contra?" the contra franchise goes down in history for an awesome shooter man.
Duke Nuke, GoldenEye, Quake, Prey, Darkness, Jericho, Bioshock, Resistance, Killzone, Unreal Tournament, TimeSplitters, Medal of Honor, Call of Duty, Wolfenstein, Serious Sam, Black, South Park, Far Cry, Crysis, Turok, Riddick, Gears of War, SOCOM, Time Crisis, Virtua Cop, House of the Dead, Star Wars: SOTE, FEAR, even Haze, Geist and Lost Planet come before that overrated game.
Im gonna have to - laugh out loud...at that comment. Dont make me argue the fact...i gotta go soon... :)
lmao no matter what you say...Halo has done more for console FPS games then probably any other game except Goldeneye...and is basically the key reason why online games for consoles became so popular....because it proved you could get pc quality FPS games on a console...... so dont hate! appreciate!....because without Halo you may not have most of your beloved list of FPS games * btw for the people who disagree...how about responding and giving a good reason why anything I said in this post is wrong
Medal of Honor? Killzone? Haze? Your list????
Those games are crap compared to Halo, let alone some of them are not FPS.
You tell me I am wrong but you don't tell me why. Every time I question Halo's grandiosity I always get slammed by people that fail to explain why Halo is the supreme king of the FPS genre. So breakfast, instead of just pretending to be "laughing", OOG instead of telling me to appreciate, and BS police, instead of labeling games as crap (never said they aren't, simply said they're better than Halo, which should tell you something, why don't you guys actually stand up for Halo and explain why, in your opinion, Halo is better. Medal of Honor Frontline was great, Killzone 1 was mediocre and so was Haze, but I put them before Halo because Halo is garbage. There is nothing special about it, and every FPS I have played this generation is much better than it. "the key reason why online games for consoles became so popular....because it proved you could get pc quality FPS games on a console......" Just because it made something popular it doesn't mean it is good. Is the Wii good? No, just "unique", but still garbage. In your mind, since Halo was the first game to pull off a good online game because it was the first serious attempt to do it (SegaNet says hello), it is the best game? I think it's mediocre at best since the storyline is generic garbage and I've played FPS games that are much more fun (be it level design, better guns, and more creative enemy design among other things), including all the ones I mentioned So why is halo better? You just say "well your dumb" or "u r wrong" or "LOLOLOL" but you can't really say anything but "it was the first at", excep that's not even true. NEXT.
No Dues Ex or System Shock?
I don't want to click to scroll through 28 pages to see a picture, title name and paragraph about it.
Complete BS. I'll say it again: C-O-M-P-L-E-T-E BS!!! At least the idiot who edited that list has SOME kind of sense not to mark Halo above Half-Life. Halo is so F'n overated. The only real innovation Halo introduced was online multiplayer for the console crowd back ealier this decade. Deus Ex can walk all over Halo and then make it hold its coat, but this total dumba$$ didn't even include Deus Ex.
Halo is so overated.... Everything about it was done from previous PC games.... Sorry Quake series owns golden eye and halo. What happened to Deus ex!!! Deus Ex brought the most out of a fps with rpg elements Doom/Doom2 Was amazing for its time and pioneer Quake 1,2,3 brougtht the best of deathmatch Although I did not like system shock I dont understand why its not here
I agree with you and Jenzo.Resistance and Dues Ex not being on the list is unacceptable.
Maybe they rate Deus Ex as more of an RPG.
why isn't greyzone on here?
It still has to prove itself, as does Resistance as a series. They both are one game old. I think by the end of this generation... they will be on there Killzone 2 and Resistance 2 are both going to be better than their predecessors. All the games on this list(or the majority at least...I agree with the top 3) earned their way. I want to see Resistance and Killzone make it and I believe they will. The are putting a TON of work into Killzone 2.
nah. they suck ass, HARRY.
Why isn't Resistance on the list? Might be because it's extremely overrated and doesn't belong there.
Resistance, Killzone, Gear of war is not a franchise yet, and to be exact the Games hasn't come to a sequel,even though the games have been confirmed for release date, but this the game haven't release yet, therefore the games still not to be listed no matter how good it is. However when games will released the games will sure be listed, and I know Gear be somewhere on the top as well as resistance or even Kill zone if the 2nd turn out to be as good as it was hyped out to be.
BIOSHOCK made the list and it's a new video game series. But with all due respect to resistance's fan, Resistance: Fall of Man is over rated. The gameplay is average and the story is a hodge podge with bad narrative direction. The weapons are probably the best weapons i've ever seen in a game and the A.I is great but unfortunately it doesn't make up for how average the rest of the game is.
Gears is a 3rd person shooter and therefore not on the list.
It would have been nice to see battlefield before Halo since Battlefield pretty much created call of duty and others and BF2 definitely helped COD4 become what it is. But why do they say nothing of Battlefield Vietnam, one of my favorite and one of the coolest online shooter ive played.
This list is an epic fail as they put gaylo above call of duty despite the fact that its almost unanimously agreed that Halo is much much worse!!! Also why is system shock not there above bioshock since all bioshock really is is system shock gimped for consoles? And half-life? A-V-E-R-A-G-E !!!!!
Apart from skipping Perfect Dark 64(I played this game FAR too much) they have a decent list, with good games... just in the wrong order...
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