In these days of epic multiplayer worlds and hi-def first person shooters with accurately modelled weapon ballistics, the beat-'em-up genre can feel a little anachronistic.
What does FPS stand for?
FPS stands for First Person Shooter (gaming)
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When Doom hit the PlayStation console in the mid 90's that's when things changed for the entire first person shooter (FPS) genre.
Touchstone Announces Re-Imagined Story-Driven First Person Shooter to Be Released on Windows PC in Spring 2008 BURBANK, Calif.
NASDAQ: TTWO), today announced that BioShock, its highly anticipated and award-winning innovative first person shooter, will be released exclusively on Xbox 360[TM] video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Games for Windows, the new brand optimized for Windows XP and Windows Vista.
WEBZEN will focus this year's exhibition on a diverse showing of MMOGs that include the epic fantasy MMO role-playing game (MMORPG) "Soul of the Ultimate Nation" (SUN), MMO first person shooter "Huxley," and the mass-appeal casual MMORPG "Project Wiki.
Developed by Crytek, the makers of the award-winning Far Cry(TM), Crysis will be an original first person shooter game for PC based on new intellectual property.
With FPS Creator, users 17 and up can create high-quality 3-D first person shooters without programming, simply by dragging and dropping predefined objects.
2K Games' E3 2005 product lineup: Prey: Developed by Human Head Studios and produced by 3D Realms, Prey is a revolutionary first person shooter for PC and the Xbox 360.