Brief history of the First Person Shooter

Posted on Monday, May 28 2007 @ 05:16 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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