(plural first-person shooters)
- (video games) A combat or video game in the genre characterized by a three-dimensional view from the player's perspective, often holding a weapon in front.
first-person shooter - Computer Definition
A type of video game in which players shoot a gun or rocket at an ever-changing scene of "bad guys." Introduced in 1993, DOOM popularized the first-person shooter game with its 3D graphics. First-person shooter games may be designed for single players or multiple players. Contrast with real-time strategy.