What are your top 10 SP FPS campaign?

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#1  Edited By Ghosts4ever
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Hello there,

in this thread we talk about 10 best FPS Single player campaign of all time? I'll start one game per franchise

10. Soldier of fortune 2 double helix

Excellent Gunplay, was very gory and violent.. game was incredible which is now sadly forgotten very fast. it was old school fast paced shooter where story was kinda like Deus Ex like based on conspiracy all over the world so if Deus Ex was pure FPS it would be soldier of fortune. John mullins is one badass and excellent Character too.

9. Chronicles of Riddick Escape from Butcher Bay

The best Movie licensce game ever or I would say only good one? the was the game combine FPS and stealth genre into one. has Excellent atmosphere and rival Half life 2 back in 2004 too.

8. FEAR

Very first FEAR was unique FPS for its time and its gunplay is still unmatched and AI was excellent too. like when you open flashlight enemies yell :flashlight" and the slo mo feature was fantastic too make game more immersive and engaging. its level design is repetetive office door make this game low in my top 10 FPS list.

7. Return to Castle Wolfenstein

This was only only really great wolfenstien game since wolf 3d because 2009 one and new order are very mediocre. game has excellent variety, enemies from nazis, zombies to other creatures, to old school fast paced gameplay and one of the GOAT soundtracks.

6. Crysis

When it was released many people only talk about graphics and benchmarking. it was very very demanding game at that time. but it was also very unique game too. with involving suit powers in semi open world sandbox enviroment. I even enjoy the second half that many people find boring. it was truly amazing game which franchise legacy ruined by dumbed down sequels

5. System shock 2

System shock 2 was very inspirational game. I did played it for the first time after i played bioshock infinite which i found real bad and i saw many people talk about bioshock series is spritual successor of system shock thus I finally got this from GOG and played it and Holy crap! it blew me away. it was very deep and complex game. and to this date games copy it today like dead space did, like new prey will do. it was core concept of FPS/RPG hybrid which inspired Deus Ex and make it even more excellent. bring on remake and system shock 3.

4. Doom

Doom 2016. only Modern FPS that is even in my top 5 let alone top 10 FPS of all time. and this prove developers can still make these type of games other than COD clones. and ID software did fantastic job. after Doom 3 which was excellent too was not really praised as Doom game but this game took the formula of classic doom and turn into modern and it works. level design are also excellent unlike modern FPS and not just go straight forward and cutscene after cutscene.

3. Stalker Shadow of chernoboyl

This was the most unique and innovative FPS of all time and still to this day after almost 10 years no other games feel that immersed in the world of zone. most immersive and atmospheric game of all time. 2007 was the time when FPS start feel stale with the released of COD4 and Halo 3. this game however was very unique.

2. Deus Ex

Like System shock 2 this game perfected FPS/RPG hybrid and bring it to new level. games like Deus Ex are the reason why even mass effect exist today. i played it for the first time before the anticipation of Deus Ex HR. and it ended one of my Fav game of all time. best story in FPS game, the perfect level design, this game sum up everything about gaming. the only reason why its not number 1 because this is the list of top 10 FPS not top 10 games and this game is no pure FPS game. its FPS, RPG and stealth genre into one.

1. Half life 2

Half life 2 was the game that change the landscape of FPS genre like first Half life raise the bar. Pacing of game is Excellent, the variety (from ravenholm to citadel), the level design, the gravity gun. Half life series is basically pioneer of storytelling in FPS genre and it tell incredible story without having a one single cutscene. many games still try to copy half life. shame we will never see another half life game in future again.

So what are top 10 best campaign of FPS you have ever played?

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I guess Metroid Prime and Metroid Prime 2 would be up there.

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1. Metroid Prime: Echos

2. Doom 3 Absolute HD

3. Half-Life 2

4. Bioshock 2

5. Resistance 3

6. PortAL 2

7. Halo 3

8. Turok 2: seeds of evil

9. AvP

10. Dead Space Extaction (on rails)

Multiplayer:

Borderlands 2 is king

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#4  Edited By Liquid_
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FEAR

Timesplitters 1, 2, 3

Outlast

Dishonored

Medal of Honor Allied Assault

Halo 1

Goldeneye 007

Wolfenstein New Order

Doom (2016)

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@charizard1605 said:

I guess Metroid Prime and Metroid Prime 2 would be up there.

I dont think they are classified as first person shooters

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Everything but Crysis i agree with.

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System Shock 2

Halflife 2

Cod:MW

Battlefield : Bad Company 2

Far Cry 3

Duke Nukem 3D

Shadow Warrior

Metro: Last light

Crysis

Bioshock Infinite

in No particular order.

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1 game per series

  1. Metroid Prime
  2. System Shock 2
  3. S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Shadow of Chernobyl
  4. Doom
  5. Deus Ex
  6. Escape from Butcher Bay
  7. Fear
  8. Crysis Warhead
  9. No One Lives Forever 2
  10. AVP 2
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@jg4xchamp said:
  1. l
  2. Doom

Doom 3?

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@ghosts4ever said:
@jg4xchamp said:
  1. l
  2. Doom

Doom 3?

1 you dolt.

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Deus Ex Human Revolution is a worthy mention, to me i will be just reiterating what most people have typed.

I also feel that Rainbow Six Vegas was great.

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#12 Ghosts4ever
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@jg4xchamp said:
@ghosts4ever said:
@jg4xchamp said:
  1. l
  2. Doom

Doom 3?

1 you dolt.

but doom 3 was excellent too. come on champ

what about doom 2016?

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@ghosts4ever said:

but doom 3 was excellent too. come on champ

what about doom 2016?

**** being near my top 10, I don't think even call the game average, try subpar lol

Haven't played Doom 4 yet. I've actually done a terrible job playing much from this year.

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#14  Edited By uninspiredcup
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Excluding RPG hybrid games.

  • Quake
  • Doom - 1993
  • Halflife
  • F.E.A.R.
  • AVP: 2000
  • Duke3D
  • Halflife 2
  • Quake 3
  • Unreal Tournament
  • Return To Castle Wolfenstein

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#15  Edited By Ghosts4ever
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@jg4xchamp said:
@ghosts4ever said:

but doom 3 was excellent too. come on champ

what about doom 2016?

**** being near my top 10, I don't think even call the game average, try subpar lol

Haven't played Doom 4 yet. I've actually done a terrible job playing much from this year.

get it cheap on steam sales. its masterpiece. i even enjoy it more than older games

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In no real order

  • Half-Life 2
  • STALKER SoC
  • Call of Duty 2
  • Bioshock
  • System Shock 2
  • Unreal Tournament
  • Doom 1993
  • Fear
  • Metro LL
  • Quake 3

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@ghosts4ever said:
@charizard1605 said:

I guess Metroid Prime and Metroid Prime 2 would be up there.

I dont think they are classified as first person shooters

They're first person games where the primary method of interacting with the world is shooting.

Guess what that makes them.

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Halo

Metroid: Prime

the rest

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In this order:

1-Crysis

2-Half-Life

3-Doom (2016)

4-The Darkness

5-Bioshock

6-Metroid Prime (and don't tell me it's not FPS but it is)

7-Fear 2

8-Black

9-Halo Reach

10-Doom 3

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lol, at first I read "What are your top '10 FPS' games" and I was like "none?"

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@ghosts4ever said:
@jg4xchamp said:

**** being near my top 10, I don't think even call the game average, try subpar lol

Haven't played Doom 4 yet. I've actually done a terrible job playing much from this year.

get it cheap on steam sales. its masterpiece. i even enjoy it more than older games

I own it already, I just haven't played it lol

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#23  Edited By ReadingRainbow4
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@uninspiredcup said:

Excluding RPG hybrid games.

  • Quake
  • Doom - 1993
  • Halflife
  • F.E.A.R.
  • AVP: 2000
  • Duke3D
  • Halflife 2
  • Quake 3
  • Unreal Tournament
  • Return To Castle Wolfenstein

Yeah pretty much my list too.

Although I'd substitute Unreal tournament for starsiege tribes.

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#24  Edited By Cloud_imperium
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One game per franchise (Counting RPG heavy games since they were included by TC. Not including First Person games that have less focus on shooting part):

  1. Half Life 2
  2. Deus Ex
  3. System Shock 2
  4. Crysis
  5. FEAR
  6. STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl
  7. Metro: Last Light
  8. No One Lives Forever 2
  9. Soldier of Fortune 2
  10. Shadow Warrior
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#25  Edited By hrt_rulz01
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Not necessarily in order:

  • Half-Life 2
  • Bioshock
  • Halo: Master Chief Collection
  • Portal 2
  • Medal of Honour: Allied Assault
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order
  • Metro Redux (2033 & Last Light)
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution (is this classed as an FPS?)
  • Call of Duty 1
  • Red Faction

...I'm definitely missing some but this is pretty close.

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I have not played 10 FPS games in my life. Maybe 5 or 6, but not all of them have a sinuke player component.

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  • Half Life 2
  • Bioshock Infinite
  • Medal of Honor 2
  • Call of Duty MW2
  • Crysis Warhead
  • HL EP2
  • Deus Ex HR
  • Call of Duty World at War
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order
  • Metro LL

Haven't played Doom 2016 but i think it'll make it to the list.

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Pick any 9 CoD games + Haze and that's my list.

I know many would disagree, but I just like hardcore games made for men.

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@ConanTheStoner said:

Pick any 9 CoD games + Haze and that's my list.

I know many would disagree, but I just like hardcore games made for men.

Absolutely disgusting.

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#30 Ghosts4ever
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@uninspiredcup: well first COD was good. But can't be my top 10. Maybe top 20.

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@uninspiredcup said:

Excluding RPG hybrid games.

  • Quake
  • Doom - 1993
  • Halflife
  • F.E.A.R.
  • AVP: 2000
  • Duke3D
  • Halflife 2
  • Quake 3
  • Unreal Tournament
  • Return To Castle Wolfenstein

No one cares what you think, sniper/jankarop.

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Um none :)

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#33  Edited By ConanTheStoner
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@uninspiredcup said:
@ConanTheStoner said:

Pick any 9 CoD games + Haze and that's my list.

I know many would disagree, but I just like hardcore games made for men.

Absolutely disgusting.

It's just the facts bro. I have a sniper approved diagram on hand just to prove it.

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#34  Edited By uninspiredcup
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@ConanTheStoner said:
@uninspiredcup said:
@ConanTheStoner said:

Pick any 9 CoD games + Haze and that's my list.

I know many would disagree, but I just like hardcore games made for men.

Absolutely disgusting.

It's just the facts bro. I have sniper approved diagram on hand just to prove it.

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lol at people saying Metroid Prime. Game has some of the worst shooting mechanics

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@ConanTheStoner said:
@uninspiredcup said:
@ConanTheStoner said:

Pick any 9 CoD games + Haze and that's my list.

I know many would disagree, but I just like hardcore games made for men.

Absolutely disgusting.

It's just the facts bro. I have a sniper approved diagram on hand just to prove it.

lmfao

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@ConanTheStoner said:
@uninspiredcup said:
@ConanTheStoner said:

Pick any 9 CoD games + Haze and that's my list.

I know many would disagree, but I just like hardcore games made for men.

Absolutely disgusting.

It's just the facts bro. I have a sniper approved diagram on hand just to prove it.

LMAO!

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1. Halo 5

2. Bioshock Infinite

3. Call of Duty Advanced Warfare

4. Haze

5 Call of Duty Black Ops 3

6. Halo 4

7. Fear 3

8. Crysis 3

9. Call Of Duty 4

10. Fear 2

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I don't even like 10 FPS.

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  1. Halo CE
  2. Virtua Cop
  3. Timesplitters 2
  4. killzone 2
  5. Crysis

That's about it, not much into FPS because most of the campaign elements aren't fun/well done.

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  • S.T.A.L.K.E..R.: Shadow of Chernobyl
  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat
  • Half-Life
  • Half-Life 2
  • Halo CE
  • F.E.A.R.
  • Deus Ex
  • Metorid Prime (if it counts)
  • Metroid Prime 2 (if it counts)
  • Return to Castle Wolfenstein
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Quake 3 has a singleplayer campaign?

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@jun_aka_pekto said:

Quake 3 has a singleplayer campaign?

It does, but I misread the thread.

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Not in order

  • Metroid Prime
  • Metroid Prime 2
  • STALKER SoC
  • STALKER CoP
  • Doom (2016)
  • Bioshock
  • Star Wars Republic Commando
  • Metro Last Light
  • Far Cry 3
  • Wolfenstein TNO
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#45 KEND0_KAP0NI
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psh... I got to really make an effort to think about note worthy FPS campaigns...

Portal 2

Resistance 2

Resistance 3

I like Killzone 3 campaing more than 2's, but 2 had the better tone and gunplay mechanics. I give 3 the slight edge for having more to it and having better characters.

I didnt like none of the Bioshocks.

I didnt think Metro Last Light was that great, forgettable story and characters really...

FC3 was meh...

I couldnt get into Deus Ex.

Resistance 3 isnt just my favorite FPS campaing, but one of my top favorite games last gen and my game of the year (2011), beating out U3 (and U3 which was a game I spent a billion hours with in the multiplayer till the other day). Resistance 3 is what made Insomniac a top tier dev for me because I never really took them all that serious before.

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#46  Edited By Lucianu
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  1. STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl
  2. Deus Ex
  3. STALKER: Call of Pripyat
  4. Half Life
  5. Half Life 2
  6. Quake
  7. Crysis
  8. Halo CE
  9. Duke Nukem 3D
  10. Doom 2
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@ConanTheStoner said:
@uninspiredcup said:
@ConanTheStoner said:

Pick any 9 CoD games + Haze and that's my list.

I know many would disagree, but I just like hardcore games made for men.

Absolutely disgusting.

It's just the facts bro. I have a sniper approved diagram on hand just to prove it.

Hahaha

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1. Timesplitters 2

2. Bioshock

3. Call ofDuty World at War

4. Call of Duty Black Ops

5. Wolfenstein The New Order

6. Resistance 3

7. F.E.A.R

8. Half Life 2

9. Nightfire

10. Duke Nukem 3D

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1. Half-Life

2. Halo

3. Half-Life 2

4. Halo 2

5. BioShock

6. Doom 2016

7. Duke Nukem

8. Soldier of Fortune

9. Black Ops 2

10. Red Faction

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#50 R4gn4r0k
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My top singleplayer campaigns have to be MOHAA:

And Half-Life:

Thinking back of my favourite singleplayer campaigns, and COD 1&2 and COD UO are among those, I find it funny that all these games stick in my head as "really cinematic"

As these games did so with limited tech, resources, and stuff on screen. Yet the images they left in my mind are stronger than any tech can show.

And it's funny that so many games try to be cinematic these days, and blow a lot of effects in your face. But the thing is... these old games achieved their goal by just nailing the gameplay.

It's the gameplay segments that stick in your head: Storming Normandy or Pointe-du-hoc, pushing the cart into the beam in Half Life, killing this huge boss in Painkiller. All that stuff is what makes it cinematic.