The best classic and old school Shoot Em Up games

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: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d fps horror science fiction shoot em up texture map

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: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d fps horror science fiction shoot em up texture map

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: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d fps science fiction shoot em up texture map wolfenstein 3d engine ww2

Halo: Combat Evolved

Halo: Combat Evolved

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.

Year: 2003 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-05-25Tags: aliens aviation first-person flight science fiction shoot em up tank war

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: 2019-10-22Tags: 2.5d fps horror shoot em up

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: 2020-03-07Tags: arcade platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shoot em up south america

Quake II

Quake II

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.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-01-03Tags: 3d first-person fps multiplayer science fiction shoot em up texture map

Quake

Quake

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...

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d 3d acceleration fps multiplayer quake engine science fiction shoot em up texture map

Duke Nukem 3D

Duke Nukem 3D

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.

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d adult comedy first-person fps north america science fiction shoot em up texture map

The Ultimate DOOM

The Ultimate DOOM

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...

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: first-person fps horror science fiction shoot em up

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: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d dark fantasy doom engine fantasy fps shoot em up texture map

Heretic

Heretic

Heretic is a first-person shooter developed by Raven Software and published by id Software in 1994 for the PC and Mac. The game was published by the prestigious American company i...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d dark fantasy doom engine fantasy first-person fps medieval shoot em up texture map

Jim Power in Mutant Planet

Jim Power in Mutant Planet

Jim Power in Mutant Planet is a shooter/platformer created initially for the Amiga by Digital Concept and published by Loriciels in 1992. The game was also ported to Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, and TurboGrafx CD.

Year: 1992 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-09-06Tags: amiga original game platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

Rise of the Triad: Dark War

Rise of the Triad: Dark War

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...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d first-person fps shareware shoot em up texture map wolfenstein 3d engine