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.
Battlezone is an arcade game created by Atari and released in 1980. It's the precursor of modern 3D first-person shooters (FPS), using wireframe vector graphics rather than raster graphics.
Ikari Warriors is a vertical scrolling shooter coin-up created by SNK and published initially in 1986. It was ported to many home platforms, including Commodore 64, Apple II, NES, Amstrad CPC.
A-10 Tank Killer is a flight simulator developed and published by Dynamix and released for DOS in 1989. An enhanced version that improved the sounds and graphics was released for the Amiga in 1991.
Hunter is a 3D action adventure created by Paul Holmes and published by Activision in 1991 for the Amiga and Atari ST. It is considered the first successful example of "sandbox" video game based on free roaming in a 3d environment.
M1 Tank Platoon is a tank simulation created by MPS Labs and released by MicroProse for the Amiga, Atari ST and DOS in 1989. The game can be played as a first person action/simulat...
Steel Panthers is a turn-based historical wargame developed by Strategic Simulations Inc and published by Mindscape in 1995 for MS-DOS. The game was designed by Gary Grigsby, consi...
Liero is a real-time side-scrolling deathmatch game developed by Finnish programmer Joosa Riekkinen in 1998. The game has been described as a real-time version of Worms. This is the Liero "classic" version 1.
Koronis Rift is one of the earliest games created by LucasArts (aka Lucasfilm Games). It was designed and produced by Noah Falstein, and it was released initially, in 1985, for the Atari 8-bit computers.
Armour-Geddon is a post-apocalyptic 3D strategy/simulation game created by Psygnosis and released for Amiga, Atari ST, and MS-DOS in 1991. The game is a mix of strategy and 3D vehicle simulation.