Often associated with violent gameplay and cutting-edge graphics, the
first person shooter is the stalwart of PC games and almost single
handedly turned the common desktop into a commercially successful
entertainment machine. Today's FPS titles push the boundaries between
video games and live action movies ever closer, both in terms of
development cost and sheer realism. But where did it all start? Take a
brief history tour with us as we go back in time and follow the story
of the FPS game.