15 Best First-Person Shooters Of The Decade (So Far)

Whoever's at the top has a hell of a K/D ratio.

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The best third-person shooters of the decade have been taken care of and now it's time to zoom in way closer into your favourite genres; the best First-Person Shooters of this world.

Contrary to popular belief, the FPS genre debuted with Maze War back in 1973, as Wolfenstein 3D merely transitioned the genre into a more violent form. And of course, the game that popularised the genre in a way more mainstream sense was DOOM, becoming one of the most influential titles.

Since then we've seen the birth of Half-Life, GoldenEye 007 and Halo, which all furthered and evolved the genre, resulting in the FPS being placed at the top of the gaming mountain, whether you like it or not.

From 2010, we've had a whole lot of interesting and even controversial titles released, and this list will designate the best 15 FPS games of this decade (so far).

15. Destiny - Bungie

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Bungie's first venture into a property other than Halo, and it's safe to say that yes, Destiny was financially successful, but for a lot hyped fans, it didn't initially live up to the expectations.

Destiny very much has shades of Halo's gunplay that does keep you engaged for quite some time (and much more when your friends join along for the ride), but what is gunplay without a good reason behind pulling the trigger? The reasons they give are very minimal in regards to story, unless you get the DLC, which is another issue entirely.

For what it's worth, and to Bungie's credit, it's widely known now that the DLCs are jam-packed and have improved Destiny greatly: adding a story, adding personality, adding new items, continuing the fan-favourite raids, fixing the levelling systems, updating how the loot works - to be honest, at this point it might as well be a whole new game.


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