First-person shooters are arguably the most popular gaming genre on the planet. First-person shooters have grown to become the most commercially viable gaming genre for game developers.

A slew of mainstream shooters are household names, but the reality is the best FPS’s seamless combination of violence, escapism, and fluidity offers somewhat of a blank canvas for developers. Away from the genre’s flagship titles is a wide variety of vibrant FPS titles vying to be recognized for their novel approach.