The Top 10 Most Popular First Person Shooter Games on Glyde (2012)

First person shooter games have been popular for over 20 years. In this genre of action gaming, you can wield guns or other weapons from the first-person perspective. Check out Glyde to buy or sell the most popular first person shooter video games!

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Released in November 2011, (ratings of 8.5 and up according to many gaming websites), this next installment of the franchise stays true to earlier versions by featuring exciting campaigns, excellent single player shooting action and thrilling multi-player action. The game continues with Soap and Price on the hunt for the villain Makarov, and the new settings and challenges are very satisfying. This version also features a Special Ops mode for hard core gamers.

Call of Duty: Black Ops

Released in November 2010, this installment of the Call of Duty franchise is rated 9 and above on many gaming websites. This next chapter features a new combat training mode for players new to the game. You start off the single player game as an elite covert operative interrogated by your captors. Each campaign is one of your memories, so this adds to the mystery.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Since it’s release in November of 2009, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 remains a top rated shooter game. In this sequel, the campaign is just as exciting, while competitive multi-player offers many rewards. You start off as one of a select group of soldiers, on a mission to vanquish new terrorists. More and more enemies emerge, leaving you to fight your way out of many scary situations.

Halo: Reach

This new game, released in September 2010, is the prequel to all of the popular games in the Halo series. Some highlights include seamless play, fresh armor abilities and more customized options. The best thing about the game is the multi-player action. A new hero, Noble 6, is introduced on planet Reach, and you can customize your adventure.

Borderlands 2

Borderlands 2 is the epic sequel to the ultimate four-player, role-playing shooter/loot fest. Combining invention and evolution, Borderlands 2 features mixed online/split-screen co-op, all-new characters, skills, environments, enemies, weapons and equipment, which come together in an ambitiously crafted story. Players will reveal secrets, and escalate mysteries of the Borderlands universe as they adventure across the unexplored new areas of Pandora.


Released in 2009, Borderlands is a first-person shooting and driving game. The game is designed to be played cooperatively with up to four players, though it can be played solo as well. The game features a revolutionary content generation system giving users a wide range of missions, environments, enemies, weapons, item drops and character customization. Borderlands allows multiple players to share the same game experience simultaneously online in co-op gameplay.

Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Call of Duty fans can look forward to branching storylines and near-future combat in Call of Duty: Black Ops II. The single-player story weaves between the exploits of original Black Ops protagonist Alex Mason in the 1980s, and those of his son David Mason in the year 2025. A Nicaraguan drug-lord and terrorist named Raul Menendez provides a timeline-spanning villain, with gamers witnessing his formative years and his ascent to power.

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

Released in November 2007, this installment of the popular shooter game was rated amazingly by gaming websites. Some features include a very exciting story, thrilling multi-player action and sublime visuals. This version isn’t set in World War II, so the action and the enemies are even more difficult in this current setting.

Halo Combat Evolved Anniversary

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary offers re-mastered sound and visuals, seven of the most popular multiplayer maps in franchise history, full achievement support, and online co-op via Xbox Live. Halo is a futuristic first-person shooter that casts you in the role of a genetically enhanced super-soldier known only by his rank, Master Chief. Notable features include rechargeable energy shields, allowing soldiers to quickly recover from enemy damage, and the ability to drive or pilot four types of vehicles. Master Chief will also be able to use ten types of weapons on the battlefield, from assault rifles and rocket launchers to plasma grenades and shotguns.

Halo 4

Master Chief returns to begin a new trilogy as gamers head to the Forerunner planet Requiem and battle a force more powerful than anything humanity has ever faced. Set four years after the Covenant War, the Campaign mode finds up to four players working together to help Master Chief battle a variety of foes, uncover ancient secrets, and deal with Cortana's instability. Halo 4 also includes the new Spartan Ops co-op multiplayer mode, in which up to four gamers can join forces for weekly objective-based missions and cutscenes.

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