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50 Best FPS On PC.
You've all read the RPS article, spooged over Quake being no. 1 this year, LOLed at most of the other choices, and no doubt assumed you - or we as a community - can do better. So let's do so.

Post your top 10 FPS! (Any more and it gets a bit TL,DR)

So, FPS, let's keep it primarly FPS, if it's FP and has significant amounts of shooting and/or is designed to be perfectly playable in that way, then it's in. So some FPS-RPG hybrids (e.g. DX (maybe SS, I dunno)) will be valid, as will FPS-melee hybrids like Vermintide or Dark Messiah as they have a lot of shooting. Full on RPGs like Skyrim are too broad so they're OUT, as will survival horror like SOMA and strat-focused hybrids like BZ and Mech games as they're too specialised, and games with the emphasis on not shooting like Thief are out too. And keep in mind the words of RPS:

Being a little more ruthless about what�s genuinely great to play now, as opposed to being included primarily for their historical importance.

That's being a little more ruthless....a little.

Do your worst, Quake fans....
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For Starters.... 
1. Quake
2. Unreal
3. Dishonoured
4. Left 4 Dead/2
5. DOOM4
6. Crysis
7. Deus EX
8. Half-Life 2
9. MetroLL/2033
10. Far Cry 
Dis Gon B Gud 
Doom 2: Hell on Earth
Aliens vs. Predator 2
Half-Life
Painkiller
Blood
Serious Sam FE/SE
The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay
Duke Nukem 3D
No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way
Outlaws 
 
bioshock
systemshock 2
doom3 (don't cry)
w:tno
devil daggers 
Honorable Mentions 
Marathon 2: Durandal (I keep forgetting about the series' existence, even though I was inspired enough to make a map for it)

Hexen (throwing magical crap at your enemies should count, I think)

Clive Barker's Undying (a rich and unique atmosphere, but shows its cross-platform roots, even though the console version was never actually released)

RAGE (a flawed gem)

Clive Barker's Jericho (barely playable unless you're good at it; compensates by being evil and oppressive)

Dark Salvation (I'm gonna be a hipster here, and pretend that I liked how retardedly unforgiving this amateur mod of a game is) 
 
1) Quake
2) Half-Life 2
3) Unreal
4) Half-Life
5) Doom 3 
 
i have not played 50 fps games so, but here is a list anyway.

1. Quake.
2. Doom & Doom II (always with mods obvz)
3. STALKER (always with mods obvz). even with those fuckin' ctd bugs
4. Descent I & II. Ace/Insane difficulty, cold start each level.
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that's mostly what i play in fps.

but let's put more games, that's a short list.


Unreal 98.
Half-Life.
Left 4 Dead I & II (On Coop)
Rainbow Six Vegas 2 (yeah...)
Half-Life 2.
Far Cry 2 (this needs a good mod and change of scenery though)
Counter-Strike (online obvz)
Serious Sam. 
 
1. DOOM Classic
2. Quake
3. Unreal
4. Unreal Tournament 99
5. Quake 3
6. Half-Life
7. Hexen II
8. Descent I & II
9. Deus Ex
10. Quake II 
 
1. Quake
2. Challenge ProMode Arena
3. Unreal
4. Half-Life
5. S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl
6. S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat
7. The Ultimate Doom
8. Duke Nukem 3D
9. Unreal Tournament 99
10. Killing Floor

Honorable mentions: Blood, Natural Selection, Doom 64, Metro: Last Light, Team Fortress Classic/2. 
 
There's a lot of stuff I haven't played yet, so this is probably not definitive.
01. Quake
02. Doom II
03. Ultimate Doom
04. Doom 64: Absolution (TC)
05. Final Doom
06. Half-Life 2
07. Half-Life
08. Deus Ex
09. S.T.A.L.K.E.R.
10. System Shock 2
11. Unreal
12. Aliens vs. Predator 2
13. Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces 2
14. FarCry
15. Thief 2: The Metal Age
16. BioShock
17. Star Wars: Dark Forces
18. Duke Nukem 3D
19. No One Lives Forever
20. Redneck Rampage
21. Thief
22. FarCry 2
23. Aliens vs. Predator
24. No One Lives Forever 2
25. Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
26. Hexen II
27. Quake II
28. Blood
29. Tron 2.0
30. Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay
31. The Wheel of Time
32. Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force
33. Shogo: Mobile Armor Division
34. Clive Barker's Undying
35. Kingpin: Life of Crime
36. Exhumed (a.k.a. Powerslave)
37. Prey
38. Sin
39. Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear
40. F.E.A.R.
41. Project Eden
42. Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth
43. Outcast
44. Return to Castle Wolfenstein
45. Star Trek: Klingon Honor Guard
46. Outlaws
47. Starship Troopers
48. XIII
49. Requiem: Avenging Angel
50. Serious Sam: The First Encounter

Special mention: Mirror's Edge - would be ranked around 13th if the shooter elements were more prominent. 
Erratum 
Outcast wasn't actually first person. My bad. Scratch it and put Deus Ex 2 after SS:TFE. 
 
The suffering and suffering 2 were underrated, but good 
 
1. Dishonored
2. Doom
3. Quake
4. DX:HR
5. Return to Castle Wolfenstein

Those are the ones I've played through several times, way more than twice. After that it's hard for me to pick any stand outs, too many good ones to list. 
Link! 
Editing The First Post. 
Was lying awake in the night (a bad habit my brain should really stop), trying to find a good cut-off point for "FPS", and deciding that Vermintide and Dark Messiah should be allowed. So they're in but the cut-off is before Skyrim which although is quite playable as an FP with a lot of S, there's too much focus on other stuff. And ofc Thief is out due to definite focus on not S.

Also added enouragment to stick to 10, because Mugwump's post made my monitor go all funny.

Interesting to see how many people who have Quake very high also have Unreal very high, for all of Unreal's "at-the-time" beauty and less fun physics, I think the directness of the monster blasting is more comparable to Quake than first appearances suggest.

Nice to be reminded of Undying, what a hidden gem that was.

If I had more space then Bioshock, Bioshock Infinite, Undying, UT, Rage, Wheel Of Time, Dark Messiah, Titanfall 2, in fact any of those could go in my 9/10 spots. 
 
1) Skyrim
2) Morrowind
3) Oblivion
4) Thief DP
5) Thief2
6) Wolfenstein 2009
7) Quake
8) Quest for glory series
9) Vampire: The Masquerade � Bloodlines
10)Arx Fatalis
11)The Wheel of time
12)Undying
13)RTCW
14)Quake4
15)Doom3
16)Doom2
17)Doom
18)Quake 2
19)Half Life2
20)Heretic/Hexen 
Darn 
i completely missed an FPS term. So Quest for glory series don't belong to this list 
S'okay. 
Ur list is now:

1) Wolfenstein 2009
2) Quake
3)The Wheel of time
4)Undying
5)RTCW
6)Quake4
7)Doom3
8)Doom2
9)Doom
10)Quake 2

Honourary mentions: Half Life2, Heretic/Hexen
 
Unreal Was Great 
But UT is the game that really sunk it's claws into me 
 
1) System Shock
2) Quake
3) Halo 2
4) Half-Life 2
5) Battlefield 2142
6) Delta Force
7) Half-Life 
Will There Be A Tally At The End Of This, Like A Poll? 
 
If That's The Case 
my list would be very different. I was just adding titles I didn't see already mentioned. 
What Killpixel Said 
Though it wouldn't be that different. 
Off The Top 
Doom engine games(all of them)
Quake
Duke3d
The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall
Tribes
Unreal
Thief
Tribes 2
Quake 2
Unreal Tournament
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II
GoldenEye 007
Battlezone 2
The Elder Scroll I: Arena
System Shock 2
Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear
Half-Life
Sin
Ghost Recon
Serious Sam

Sure the Elder Scrolls games are role playing, but very 1st person hacking and slashing with lots of spell and projectile firing. 
 
If we're including Elder Scrolls games, then Oblivion gets to be in my top 3 for sure.

Skyrim was too similar to Oblivion to have any impact on me, and I could never really get into Morrowind for some reason. 
 
I could never really get into Morrowind

U WOT M8 
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