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.
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.
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.
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.
Halo: Combat Evolved is a sci-fi first-person shooter created by Bungie Studios for Microsoft and released for the Xbox in 2001, then ported to Windows and Macintosh by GearBox in 2003.
Quake is a first-person shooter developed by id Software and published by GT Interactive in 1996. With the success it had with Doom (1993), id Software decided to capitalize its m...
Duke Nukem 3D is a sci-fi first-person shooter created by 3D Realms and published by GT Interactive Software for PC in 1996. The game is the sequel of Duke Nukem and Duke Nukem II, two shooters/platformers created by Apogee Software.
The Ultimate Doom is an updated version of the popular first-person shooter created by idSoftware and designed by Shawn Green, Sandy Petersen, and John Romero. Ultimate Doom was r...
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.
Quake II doesn't need any introduction. The first-person shooter created by id Software was released in December 1997. The legendary John Carmack worked personally on coding this gem, that was not planned to be a sequel to Quake.
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.
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.
Rise of the Triad: Dark War is a first-person shooter developed and published by Apogee Software in 1994 for DOS. It was initially designed to be the follow-up to Wolfenstein 3D, a...