The Best First-person shooter Games

Update, : Warstride Challenges added at rank #40.
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Half-Life: Alyx (2020)

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PC Windows Linux

Step into the shoes of Alyx Vance in Half-Life: Alyx, the pinnacle of VR gaming. Experience a fully immersive Half-Life universe with stunning graphics, innovative gameplay, and a gripping story. Battle the alien Combine, solve addictive puzzles, and explore community-built environments. This is the VR title you've been waiting for.

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Pros:
  • Best VR game to date
  • Full Half-Life experience
  • Innovative gameplay and controls
  • Beautiful graphics and storyline
  • Endless possibilities with community-built environments
Cons:
  • High cost of VR equipment may limit accessibility

  • shooter
  • first-person
  • fps
  • zombies
  • puzzle
  • physics
  • aliens
  • horror
  • cover
  • sci-fi
  • story

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DOOM 1993 (2019)

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Xbox One PC Windows Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Xbox 360

Unleash your inner demon slayer in DOOM (1993)! This iconic first-person shooter throws you into the heat of the battle with intense action, challenging enemies, and a wide range of powerful weapons. With upgraded visuals, improved controls, and free community add-ons, you'll experience the authentic DOOM game in a new light. Are you ready to face Hell's onslaught?


Pros:
  • Authentic DOOM experience with modern features
  • Exciting level design and gunplay
  • Multiple control options
  • Wide range of powerful weapons
  • Free community add-ons
Cons:
  • Confusing design in later levels
  • Difficulty spikes
  • Laggy online multiplayer
  • Some aspects may not have aged well

  • shooter
  • first-person
  • demons
  • fps

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DUSK (2018)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch Linux Mac OS

DUSK is a glorious throwback to the shooters of the 90s, featuring all the graphical fidelity of Quake and the gunplay of DOOM and Duke Nukem 3D. The game world is polygonal with sharp visuals, while its soundtrack consists of edgy, heavy metal riffs. Players must fight their way through unique levels filled with creative enemies who each have distinct sound cues to let you know what's around the corner. There are also two distinct combat power-ups, infinite rounds per minute and SUPERHOT-style slow motion.


Pros:
  • Fast
  • Responsive controls
  • Creative roster of demonic opponents
  • Extra ammo and health rewards for exploration
  • Environmental storytelling
  • Cathartic infighting feature
  • Two distinct combat power-ups
  • Edgy heavy metal soundtrack
Cons:
  • Sharp difficulty curve
  • Illusory walls that look like impassible walls
  • Mislabeled switches can drop you into a pit filled with enemies

  • shooter
  • first-person
  • fps
  • retro
  • classic
  • horror

4

Severed Steel (2021)

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PC Windows Xbox One Playstation 4 Xbox Series X Playstation 5 Nintendo Switch

Severed Steel is a first-person parkour shooter set in a neon hued facility, combining the frenetic action of Mirror's Edge and Max Payne. Expect to bounce off walls, dive, slide and shoot your way through a maze-like compound teeming with enemies. Slow motion can be activated to make the carnage sublime. Keep moving to stay alive and use slow-motion to line up shots like Burnout!


Pros:
  • Fast paced and hectic gameplay
  • Unique combination of games
  • Allows players freedom of options on first play through
  • Varied levels with objectives that bring out the best in them
  • Voxel-based levels that shatter when hit by bullets or rockets
Cons:
  • Limited slow mo option may not appeal to some players
  • Firefight challenges lack structure and leaderboard

  • first-person
  • shooter
  • fps
  • parkour
  • time
  • bullet
  • voxel
  • electronic

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Black Mesa (2020)

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Linux PC Windows

Experience the dramatic events of the Black Mesa Research Facility with stunning visuals, combat and physics lifted from Half-Life 2. Play through the original storyline plus remixed levels, puzzles and set-pieces for a fresh experience. Enjoy bigger levels and more detailed environments with production values approaching Half-Life 2.

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Pros:
  • Professional quality fan-made remake
  • Bigger Levels
  • More detailed environments
  • Improved physics engine from Half-Life 2
  • More engaging combat
  • More dynamic world simulation
Cons:
  • Some design choices off from source material
  • Some meandering level design and unnecessary puzzling

  • first-person
  • shooter
  • fps
  • aliens
  • remake
  • sci-fi
  • zombies
  • physics

6

DOOM Eternal (2020)

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Nintendo Switch IOS iPhone PC Windows Xbox Series X Playstation 5 Xbox One Playstation 4 stadia

Are you ready to become the ultimate demon-slayer? In DOOM Eternal, you become the Slayer on a mission to conquer demons and save humanity from destruction. With the year one pass, you can explore never-before-seen realms of the DOOM Universe and fight against new demons. The game also has a unique multiplayer experience where you can face off against two player-controlled demons. Play DOOM Eternal now.


Pros:
  • Fast and dynamic gameplay with expanded mechanics
  • Nice blend of Unreal Tournament/Classic Doom/Quake mechanics
  • Good daily adrenaline quick fix with Horde Mode
  • Insanely good, high speed, and intense gameplay
  • Super lore rich story with a perfect conclusion to the saga.
Cons:
  • Some users may find ammo management difficult
  • Some players may find the gameplay difficult and stressful
  • TShielded enemies slow down the pace
  • Over-long platforming sequences.

  • shooter
  • first-person
  • demons
  • fps
  • arena
  • platform
  • combat
  • battle

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection (2019)

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Xbox One PC Windows

The Master Chief’s iconic journey includes six games, built for PC and collected in a single integrated experience. Whether you’re a long-time fan or meeting Spartan 117 for the first time, The Master Chief Collection is the definitive Halo gaming experience.


  • shooter
  • first-person
  • fps
  • cooperative
  • halo
  • vehicle
  • online
  • multiplayer
  • competitive
  • battle
  • sci-fi
  • classic

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SUPERHOT (2016)

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Linux Mac OS PC Windows Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4 stadia

Superhot is an innovative shooter that puts players in control of time as they battle their way through a thrilling narrative and intense levels. Players must use their skills to make quick decisions, manage time, and defeat their enemies with fists, guns, swords, or thrown objects. With a satisfying post-level replay system and Matrix-like script that keeps players engaged throughout the game's two hour campaign, Superhot is sure to please gamers looking for a thrilling challenge.


Pros:
  • Innovative shooter gameplay
  • Control of time mechanic adds challenge and excitement
  • Thrilling narrative with unexpected plot points
  • Tight fat-free campaign perfect length
Cons:
  • Some challenge modes are lame
  • No multiplayer modes exist
  • Limited colorblind modes available

  • shooter
  • first-person
  • fps

9

Nightmare Reaper (2019)

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Xbox Series X Nintendo Switch Playstation 5 Playstation 4 PC Windows

Progress through the cursed depths of a nightmare while finding an arsenal of powerful weapons and improving your abilities along the way. This retro-inspired FPS with looter shooter and rogue-lite elements breaches the wall between classic and modern gameplay.


  • shooter
  • first-person
  • fps
  • loot
  • retro
  • violent
  • old-school
  • rogue-like

10

Call of Duty: Warzone (2020)

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Android Playstation 4 PC Windows Xbox One

Call of Duty: Warzone is a no nonsense battle royale game that takes the best from its contemporaries to craft a serious challenger in the genre. Players can customize their gameplay and enjoy tight, satisfying gunplay. It features an ingenious Gulag system and an original Plunder mode that adds much more tension to the game.


Pros:
  • Tight gunplay
  • Variety of customization options
  • Gulag system
  • Original Plunder mode
Cons:
  • Bland aesthetic
  • Unimaginative skins

  • shooter
  • first-person
  • squad
  • fps
  • battle
  • team
  • royale
  • multiplayer
  • inventory
  • world-war-2
  • fight
  • combat
  • survival
  • objective

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