Favourite FPS games
August 15, 2008

I'm going to make a list of my very favourite FPS games (as the title indicates). If you would like to contribute, please do, but understand that my list is the definitive one for the site. =D

Unreal Tournament
System Shock 2
Silent Debuggers (heh)

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bluberry bluberry - August 15, 2008 (10:32 PM)
good topic.

Doom II
UT '99
Quake III
Perfect Dark
Deus Ex
Half-Life 2
Team Fortress 2

honorable mention goes to Breakdown for being the best terrible game ever.
hmd hmd - August 15, 2008 (10:57 PM)
Serious Sam?
overdrive overdrive - August 15, 2008 (11:13 PM)
Doom II never will be beat. While the first couple levels are painfully easy, if you can't pick at least a dozen memorable levels out of the 32, you have something horribly wrong with you.

And the elite fan-made Doom wads deserve credit, too. Alien Vendetta, Memento Mori, Requiem in particular. Amazing designs with a bit (or a lot) more of a challenge.
bluberry bluberry - August 16, 2008 (12:00 AM)
agreed about the first maybe six maps of Doom II, but it's not like they could have done it any other way.

admittedly, the game is the first real example of PC FPS games' obsession with the color brown, but it doesn't really bother me when I'm playing. only when I'm looking at screenshots.
Halon Halon - August 16, 2008 (12:34 AM)
Unreal Tournament/UT2K4
Call of Duty/United Offensive/CoD4
Deus Ex
Half Life
Half Life 2
Starsiege Tribes
Serious Sam the second encounter
No One Lives Forever

I also liked Crysis a lot thought I wouldn't call it one of the greatest FPS ever.
bloomer bloomer - August 16, 2008 (02:12 AM)
Hm. I guess when the multi-player started to become the part of them that drew more attention, I started playing FPS's less. So my faves are mostly older ones that are about the single player experience.

Killing Time
Marathon Trilogy
Masters Masters - August 16, 2008 (08:30 AM)
Wow, how did I forget the Doom games? Doom II was one of my favourite games for so long. What did you guys think of the other old FPS games of the time? Like, Hexen, Heretic, Blake Stone, Wolfenstein: Spear of Destiny, etc? I notice you mentioned Heretic, Wade... what did you think of the sequel?
JANUS2 JANUS2 - August 16, 2008 (02:25 PM)
The XBOX LIVE version of Marathon gave me a headache.

Call of Duty 2 on Veteran is the ultimate WWII FPS!
Metroid Prime Hunters..... just kidding.
Felix_Arabia Felix_Arabia - August 16, 2008 (07:05 PM)
Janus speaks the truth about CoD2 on Veteran. The same can be said about Call of Duty 4 on Veteran. It's just fantastic, epic stuff.
bloomer bloomer - August 17, 2008 (01:00 AM)
Heh, unfortunately I still haven't played Hexen II, but your reminding me of it makes me want to go find it. And as soon as I started looking into it (IE right now) I got confused again in terms of which game is which. There's ID's 'Heretic' which precedes Hexen, which I have played and enjoyed, though it's a bit simple compared to Hexen. Then there's Hexen, subtitled 'Beyond Heretic'. And then I think you've got both 'Hexen II' and 'Heretic II', the latter being 3rd person and the actual sequel to Heretic.

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