Games wherein the game world is viewed from the perspective of a character rather than an invisible camera floating near the character and via which the primary method of interacting with hostile characters is via firing ranges weapons at them in an effort to end their lives. Use this tag for ...
I have played Half Life and Counter Strike since 2001 and many others since, so I have some years of experience in playing First Person Shooter games on computers, with mouse and keyboard. While I am ...
When I play FPS games, I find that I can rarely kill people before they kill me; often a whole SMG clip doesn't take them down, while they hit me with a few pistol shots and I die. I think this is ...
My question is aimed at death match games, such as Halo and Call of Duty. Assume a high degree of comfort with single-player FPSs, but no experience with multiplayer.
What is the difference between First person shooter (FPS) and Third person shooter (TPS)? Can a game be both FPS and TPS?
What field of view should I choose in a first person shooter? What effect does this have on aiming?
I've seen shooters refer to their weapons as "hitscan weapons". What does this mean?