The genre of the First -Person Shooter (FPS) or first-person shooting videogames has evolved constantly since in 1974 "Maze War" was published, which is considered the first game of its kind. It was from 1992 with the publication of Wolfenstein 3D when the SPF became popular, leaving us some unforgettable titles.
Medal of Honor
Published on November 10, 1999 for PlayStation, the story was written by director and film producer Steven Spielberg. Medal of Honor is considered one of the best shooting video games for game consoles, and resulted in several sequels, although none of them was as praised as the original.
One of the pioneer video games of the FPS for PC. It was developed and published in 1992 by id Software. Although other shooting games published later as Doom or Quake were the ones that popularized the FPS genre selling millions of copies and introducing improvements, Wolfenstein 3D was undoubtedly the origin of all of them, one of the first first person shooting games introduced many novelties in a video game style until then almost unknown.
Duke Nukem 3D
Duke Nukem 3D is considered one of the best video games in history both for its quality and for being one of the video games that popularized the genre of first-person shooting games. It was published in 1996 as a third part of the Duke Nukem Saga although in reality it has nothing to do with previous video games that were from platforms.
Video game of first person shots that gave rise to the successful and well-known Quake saga. It was developed by id Software and published in 1996. Its atmosphere and gore realism of the deaths was highly criticized by the most purist sectors and at the same time made it one of the most successful videogame sagas of all time with millions of copies sold in successive deliveries.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Abbreviated as CoD 4, it is the fourth game of the well-known FPS war series, Call of Duty, published in 2007. It was a great commercial and critical success, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare broke brands in the video game industry with sales of around 7 million copies by January 2008, and more than USD 13 million in revenue two years after its launch, being the best-selling video game for 2007.
The underwater city of Rapture was built in the 40s as a visionary's dream. A city where man would be free, and where there would be neither gods nor kings: only science and freedom. Years later, an American soldier arrives in the city to check that something has gone wrong. The mutants proliferate, the once glorious buildings of Art Deco are in ruins, and the only authority seems to be gigantic mechanical men armed with drills that respond to the name of Big Daddy.
Halo: Combat Evolved, commonly known as Halo was published in 2001. Experts and specialized magazines have described Halo as "one of the best and most important video games of all time." Until November 9, 2005, more than five million copies of the game were sold worldwide
Doom was published pen 1993 and was the consecration of the SPF gender in the market, introducing many improvements and achieving unprecedented success. The argument of Doom does not place in the skin of a marine that is in a station of Phobos, a moon of Mars, realizing a routine mission for the UAC (Union Aerospace Corporation). After a failure in the teleportation systems the doors of hell open and numerous demons and zombies invade the station. Our protagonist is the only survivor and we will have to make our way through the enemies with a clean shot.
Counter Strike is a modification of Half Life created for multiplayer games. Since its publication in 1999, it has sold more than 27 million units and is one of the most played video games in history.
One of the best known PC FPS, starring the scientist Gordon Freeman. Specialized in theoretical physics by MIT is responsible for an experiment with an unknown mineral. From there the appearance of alien life will take the Black Mesa facilities and the protagonist will have to face these creatures with a vast arsenal. Half Life is considered by many to be one of the best video games in history.