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Favourite First Person Shooter?

Post by jdanddiet » Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:46 am

Ok it's a genre that some don't like (if that's you why are you reading this?), but there's no doubting its impact over the years.
So what is your favourite FPS and why?
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Re: Favourite First Person Shooter?

Post by paranoid marvin » Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:54 am

A toss up between Return To Castle Wolfenstein and Tron 2.0

RTCW is enjoyable because it has lots of great set pieces, isn't too long and has plenty of variety. Ton 2.0 because it has a brilliant storyline line, good use of implants (much better than Deus Ex imho) light-cycle game and a brilliant base weapon in the light-disc. It is also criminally underrated and played.
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Re: Favourite First Person Shooter?

Post by koopa42 » Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:58 am

Doom. Because it's Doom.

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Re: Favourite First Person Shooter?

Post by samhain81 » Sun Nov 17, 2013 10:01 am

Favourite Single Player FPS - Star Trek Elite Force PC
Favourite Multiplayer FPS - Quake 3 Arena/ Rocket Arena 3

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Re: Favourite First Person Shooter?

Post by speedlolita » Sun Nov 17, 2013 10:05 am

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Re: Favourite First Person Shooter?

Post by IronMaidenRule » Sun Nov 17, 2013 10:10 am

If Half-Life counts as an FPS, it would have to be that.

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Re: Favourite First Person Shooter?

Post by koopa42 » Sun Nov 17, 2013 10:18 am

Ah! Good idea, split it:

Single Player - Doom on the playstation
Multiplayer - BF2:MC on the 360, still the best online experience I've had and hopefully BF4 will recreate that experience

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Re: Favourite First Person Shooter?

Post by Roo » Sun Nov 17, 2013 10:34 am

Goldeneye 007. I could twitter on about the impact and influence that it's had on the genre, but the fact is that it's my favourite because it's really good fun. Simple as that!
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Re: Favourite First Person Shooter?

Post by gman72 » Sun Nov 17, 2013 12:08 pm

IronMaidenRule wrote:If Half-Life counts as an FPS, it would have to be that.
It has 1st person perspective and you shoot stuff so I would imagine it counts :wink:
There are sooooo many great FPS games but I think Half-Life 2 is my fave at the moment. Doom has got to be right up there from a slightly more retro stand point also.
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Re: Favourite First Person Shooter?

Post by Megamixer » Sun Nov 17, 2013 12:10 pm

Timesplitters Future Perfect. Has a better SP mode than TS2 and the same awesome deathmatches/multiplayer.
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Re: Favourite First Person Shooter?

Post by DoraemonTheCat » Sun Nov 17, 2013 12:28 pm

Duke Nukem 3D because you simply just HAVE to "Hail to the King, Baby"

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Re: Favourite First Person Shooter?

Post by Sel Feena » Sun Nov 17, 2013 12:46 pm

Doom is king of single player FPS. Personal format of choice is Playstation for the stonking soundtrack.
Halo 4 is my favourite for multiplayer, although Goldeneye comes close.
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Re: Favourite First Person Shooter?

Post by DPrinny » Sun Nov 17, 2013 12:56 pm

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DOOM!!!

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Re: Favourite First Person Shooter?

Post by Hitman_HalStep » Sun Nov 17, 2013 1:47 pm

i really can't pick a single game over others,there's too many i've really enjoyed to pick one from.the medal of honour's on ps1 which don't look as good now to frontline on ps2 which i played the hd version not so long ago on ps3.then there's the pc games doom,quake II and half life 2.

other console games like mace griffin which i think gets some grief but i really got a lot out of it,the timesplitters series,republic commando and halo.the more i think the more games i think of (ranbow six and ghost recon games just popped in there),so a favourite fps ?

answer:none but that's not a negative.
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Re: Favourite First Person Shooter?

Post by The Laird » Sun Nov 17, 2013 1:55 pm

Has to be Doom I think, especially the Jaguar version - I spent hours playing that back in the day.

I also have a soft spot for the original Medal Of Honor on the PS1.

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