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Doom

Doom

Doom is the legendary first-person shooter created by Id Software and released for DOS in 1993. It was Id Software’s follow-up to their genre-defining Wolfenstein 3D. This was the first game to popularize multiplayer for this genre.

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-19Tags: horror sci-fi/futuristic shooter fps

Doom II

Doom II

Doom II is Id Software's follow-up to their award winning Doom. Published by GT Interactive, it was released for DOS in 1994, just one year after its predecessor. Unlike most sequels, this one is actually good.

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-15Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter fps

Wolfenstein 3D

Wolfenstein 3D

Wolfenstein 3D is a first-person shooter developed by Id Software and published by Apogee Software in 1992 for DOS. It has since been ported for several systems including PC-98, Mac, Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360.

Year: 1992 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-20Tags: shooter fps

Contra

Contra

Contra is a run-and-gun style platformer developed by Konami and published by Erbe Software initially in 1987. It was released in arcades and on ZX Spectrum and Amstrad PC to start with.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2018-03-19Tags: platformer shooter arcade

Quake

Quake

Quake is a first-person shooter video game, developed by id Software and published by GT Interactive in 1996. Unlike the Doom engine before it, the Quake engine offered full real-t...

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-19Tags: shooter

Blood

Blood

Blood is a horror first-person shooter created by Monolith Productions and published by GT Interactive in 1997 for MS-DOS. The game was designed by Nicholas Newhard, which was also the lead programmer.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-09-26Tags: horror shooter fps

Hexen: Beyond Heretic

Hexen: Beyond Heretic

Hexen: Beyond Heretic is a first-person shooter developed by Raven Software and released in 1995 as a sequel to Heretic, published one year before. It is the second chapter of the Serpent Riders series.

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: fantasy shooter fps dark fantasy doom engine

Heretic

Heretic

Released in 1994 for DOS only, Heretic is the first game in the Heretic / Hexen franchise. It uses the engine from id Software's DOOM and transplants that game's first person shooter gameplay into a fantasy setting.

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-26Tags: fantasy shooter

Mega Man X

Mega Man X

Mega Man X is a popular platform game developed by Capcom, released for the SNES in 1993 and ported to PC in 1995. It holds the distinction of being the first Mega Man game for ...

Year: 1995 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-11-15Tags: anime/manga arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter

Shadow Warrior

Shadow Warrior

Shadow Warrior is an action shooter game developed by 3D Realms Entertainment and published by GT Interactive Software in 1997 for DOS and Mac. In 2013 it made its way to Windows and was also formatted for iPhone and iPad.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-12-28Tags: shooter freeware

Raptor: Call of the Shadows

Raptor: Call of the Shadows

Raptor: Call of The Shadows is a vertical-scroller shoot 'em up developed by Cygnus Studios, published by Apogee Software in 1994. It was originally published for DOS, but has since been ported to Windows, iOS, Linux, and Mac OS.

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-16Tags: shooter

Quake Mission Pack 1: Scourge of Armagon

Quake Mission Pack 1: Scourge of Armagon

Scourge of Armagon is the first official mission pack for Quake. It was developed by Developed by Hipnotic Interactive and released in 1997. It contains 17 new single-player levels...

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-19Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter

Spear of Destiny

Spear of Destiny

Spear of Destiny is a first-person shooter, prequel to Wolfenstein 3D. Developed by idSoftware and published in 1992 for DOS by FormGen Corporation, it uses the same engine and has the same gameplay but with several additions.

Year: 1992 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-12-07Tags: shooter

Another World

Another World

Another World, also known as Out of This World, is a cinematic platformer action-adventure designed by Éric Chahi for Delphine Software and released in 1991 initially for Amiga an...

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2018-12-07Tags: puzzle-solving sci-fi/futuristic shooter