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Shooter games

The development of first-person shooters games (Part 1)

But back to the origin of this category. It is believed that the first games of this plan at the same time are Wolfenstein 3D, Hover Tank 3D…

A day later, such unique games appeared, later became classics of this genre. The continued to grow and continue as Doom, Quake, Heretic, Hexen, Duke Nukem 3D, Blood, Unreal and many other games.

By the way, these special games look different. Although they simulated a three-dimensional first-person view, they were still launched in DOS and many of them were eventually ported to Windows platforms.

In the main direction, it’s an FPS game that is essentially necessary to kill monsters, zombies, mutants, etc. But in parallel with this, projects where players look at things that are not their own with their own eyes, and manage the character from behind. They are called the Third Gunner (third-person shooter).

And the list of the best shooters of the time, certainly, could not have been made without the brightest representative of this trend, it became the classic Tomb Raider game with the infamous Lara Croft in the role of Tomb Raider.

Interestingly, this game is so popular that it gets four more installments in the sequel. Two parts of the same movie with Angelina Jolie in the main role were even filmed. In order to complete each task, it is necessary to solve a lot of puzzles and riddles that come.

Today there are many of the most unpredictable and unpredictable games. The development of the plot may depend only on the actions of the player.

Games are the basis for creating other games

Naturally, with the introduction of the first graphics chips such as 3DFX cards, and then nVidia Riva, it is possible to significantly increase the performance of computer systems in terms of three-dimensional structural modeling and many games. Play using advanced technology has been continued. For example, the sequel released Quake, Unreal, Doom, etc.