Category: Shooter

Screenshot from Angst: Rahz's Revenge

Angst: Rahz’s Revenge Shooter category

Angst may be the worst commercially released first-person shooter of all time. It is so affectingly bad that it makes other games worse.

Screenshot from BHunter

BHunter Action categoryShooter category

If you’ve ever wanted to pilot a flying car, BHunter is excellent wish fulfillment. Its shoddy world-building may not keep your interest past that.

Screenshot from Control Monger

Control Monger Shooter category

The free multiplayer shooter Control Monger has a unique defensive gameplay keeps you constantly moving. To learn what it was like, I brought in some friends!

Screenshot from Defcon 5

Defcon 5 Shooter categorySimulation category

Combining first-person shooters and strategic simulation around a specific location is a brilliant concept. Defcon 5 implements it in an extremely flawed way, though enough that you can see what works.

Screenshot from Gunman Chronicles

Gunman Chronicles Shooter category

This officially sanctioned modification of Half-Life catches the shooter genre mid-growth, sandwiched between a history of dark corridors and the promise of expansiveness.

Screenshot from Lunicus

Lunicus Shooter category

Cyberflix’s sci-fi opus – an early stab at a narrative-driven shooter – largely fails as both an action game and an adventure game, though there’s glimpses of something innovative under the surface.

Screenshot from Star Wars: Demolition

Star Wars: Demolition PlayStation categoryRacing categoryShooter category

Despite no convincing excuse to exist, Demolition tries to imagine an angle for a Star Wars-friendly car combat game.

Title screen from Subterraneans

Unearthing Subterraneans Blog categoryMultimedia categoryShooter category

B-movie horror studio Full Moon Features at one point planned to release CD-ROM games and software. I found prototypes of their two titles and have released them into the wild.

Screenshot from Zephyr

Zephyr Action categoryRacing categoryShooter category

Zephyr has all the charm and production values of a dystopian sci-fi classic, though the gameplay is sort of a mess.