The Ego Shooter

  • also known as: First-person shooter, FPS, Doom clone, corridor shooter.

Notable Examples

  • Doom

First-person modes

For first-person modes in other shooters, and perhaps worth mentioning other combat-based games like Bushido Blade?

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Subgenres

Doom clones

The first form of the genre. Mostly defined by non-polygonal graphics, and lacking of a ability to look up and down. Duke Nukem 3D is on the cusp of the classification, Quake aint, despite its similar gameplay structure.

The Japanese take

The first-person perspective is not uncommon in Japanese videogames, but the first-person shooter is a rare enough occurrence that each is a curiosity.

Games

Not-quites

See also

See also

 
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