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Top 13 first person shooter games

This is the list of the best 13 first person shooter games that I've played.
If you are a game freak, you ought to try these!

Crysis 3: Official Gameplay Trailer [HD]

Crysis is a first-person shooter video game series developed by German developer Crytek and published by Electronic Arts. The series revolves around a group of military protagonists with "nanosuits," technologically advanced suits of armor that allow them to gain enhanced physical strength, speed, defense, and cloaking abilities.

At the time Crysis was released, and years thereafter, it has been praised for its milestones in graphical design (commensurate with high hardware requirements).

GameSpot awarded Crysis a score of 9.5 out of 10, describing it as "easily one of the greatest shooters ever made."

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Far Cry (series)

Far Cry is a franchise of first person shooter computer and video games, following the name of the first game of the series. Crysis is a conceptual sequel to Far Cry, but is not part of the Far Cry series. It is developed by Ubisoft Montreal.

Far Cry 3 was nominated for seven awards including: "Game of the Year". The game was highly praised by Eurogamer, who awarded it a 10/10, claiming that "Far Cry 3 is all the best things about open-world gaming".

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Call of Duty(series)

Call of Duty is a first-person and third-person shooter video game franchise. The series began on the PC, and later expanded to consoles and handhelds. Several spin-off games have also been released.The Call of Duty games are published and owned by Activision. While the studio Infinity Ward primarily still develops them, Treyarch has also developed several of the titles with the release of the studios' games interlaced with each other.

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Halo (series)

Halo is a multi-billion dollar military science fiction video game franchise created by Bungie and now managed by 343 Industries and owned by Microsoft Studios. The series centers on an interstellar war between humanity and a theocratic alliance of aliens known as the Covenant.

The games in the series have been praised as being among the best first-person shooters on a video game console, and are considered the Xbox's "killer app". This has led to the term "Halo killer" being used to describe console games that aspire, or are considered, to be better than Halo. The Halo franchise has been highly successful commercially and critically.

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Medal of Honor (series)

Medal of Honor (MoH) is a series of first-person shooter video games. The first game was developed by DreamWorks Interactive and published by EA Games for the PlayStation game console in 1999. Medal of Honor spawned a series of follow-up games including multiple expansions spanning various console platforms and the PC and Mac. The first twelve installments take place during World War II, while the more recent games focus on modern warfare.

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Battlefield (series)

Battlefield is a series of first-person shooter video games that started out on Microsoft Windows and OS X with its debut video game, Battlefield 1942, which was released in 2002. The series is developed by Swedish company EA Digital Illusions CE and is published by American company Electronic Arts.

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Counter-Strike (series)

Counter-Strike is a first-person shooter video game developed by Valve Corporation. It was initially developed and released as a Half-Life modification by Minh "Gooseman" Le and Jess "Cliffe" Cliffe in 1999, before Le and Cliffe were hired and the game's intellectual property acquired. Counter-Strike was first released by Valve on the Microsoft Windows platform in 2000. The game later spawned a franchise, and is the first installment in the Counter-Strike series.

Set in various locations around the globe, players assume the roles of members of combating teams that include counter-terrorists and terrorists.

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Destiny is an upcoming massively multiplayer online action role-playing first-person shooter video game in a "mythic science fiction" open world setting. It is developed by Bungie and published by Activision. The game will be released on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One video game consoles on September 9, 2014.

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon is an American and French video game series of military tactical shooters, created by Ubisoft Red Storm, a game development studio founded in part by American author Tom Clancy. In the series, the player is in charge of a fictional, newly conceived squad of U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers from Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (5th SFG) stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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BioShock is a first-person shooter video game developed by Irrational Games (at the time named 2K Boston), and published by 2K GameBioShock received critical acclaim and was particularly praised by critics for its morality-based storyline, immersive environment and its unique setting. It received several Game of the Year awards from different media outlets, including from BAFTA, Game Informer, Spike TV, and X-Play. Since its release a direct sequel has been released, BioShock 2 by 2K Marin, as well a third game titled BioShock Infinite by Irrational Games.

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Borderlands (series)

Borderlands is a series of action role-playing first-person shooter video games in a space western / science fantasy setting, developed by Gearbox Software for multiple platforms. The series has received critical acclaim and commercial success for its loot-driven multiplayer co-op gameplay and its sense of humor.

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six is a tactical shooter computer game and the first in the Rainbow Six series. It was developed and published by Red Storm Entertainment for the PC in 1998. It was later ported to Mac OS, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Dreamcast and Game Boy Color. described Rainbow Six as "actually a pretty good game, albeit very hard and extremely frustrating", and "Rainbow Six's audio cues, background sounds, and other various noises are also represented very well; the immersive feeling of Rainbow Six is perhaps one of the best seen in a game."

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Brothers in Arms (series)

Brothers in Arms is a World War II video game series consisting of three main games and seven spin-off games. The storyline is loosely based on the Band of Brothers TV series.