Angst may be the worst commercially released first-person shooter of all time. It is so affectingly bad that it makes other games worse.
If you’ve ever wanted to pilot a flying car, BHunter is excellent wish fulfillment. Its shoddy world-building may not hold interest past that.
The free, defunct multiplayer shooter Control Monger has a unique defensive gameplay keeps you constantly moving. To learn what it was like, I brought in some friends!
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.
Hell is a television event in The Devil Inside, a sluggish horror game that relishes the sleazy, empty exploitation of reality TV rather than parodying it.
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.
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.
Despite no convincing excuse to exist, Demolition tries to imagine an angle for a Star Wars-friendly car combat game.
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.
Zephyr has all the charm and production values of a dystopian sci-fi classic, though the gameplay is sort of a mess.