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.
(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.
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First-person-shooter Sentence Examples
When you're ready to play, enter the game mode and try to survive the customized first person shooter game you've created.
Killzone 2 - One of the primary features of this first person shooter is the "lean and peek" mechanism for using cover in combat conditions, not unlike the gameplay style of the Gears of War franchise.
Resistance 2 - This follow-up to the first Resistance video game offers intense first-person shooter action with gritty graphics and gruesome enemies.
Depending on the game, you might find all the moves for characters in a fighting game, all the maps in a first person shooter or the track layout in a racing game.
Buying walkthrough book at the brick-and-mortar bookstore is usually better for those playing racing or first person shooter games.