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  • Xonotic icon

    Xonotic

    Xonotic is a free (GPL), fast-paced first-person shooter that works on Windows, OS X and Linux. The project is geared towards providing addictive arena shooter gameplay which is all spawned and driven by the community itself. Xonotic...

    Open Source Mac Linux Windows PortableApps.com

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    Unreal Tournament (series)

    Unreal is a series of first-person shooter video games developed by Epic Games. The series includes: Unreal (1998); Unreal : Return To Na Pali (1999); Unreal Tournament (1999); Unreal Tournament 2003 (2002); Unreal...

    Commercial Mac Linux Windows

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    Doom (Series)

    Doom is a science fiction horror-themed first-person shooter video game in which players assume the role of a space marine, popularly known as "Doomguy", who must fight his way through the hordes of invading demons from...

    Commercial Steam Windows

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    Warsow

    Warsow is a completely free fast-paced first-person shooter (FPS) for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, set in a futuristic cartoonish world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets. Speed...

    Open Source Mac Linux Windows Web / Cloud

    • Discontinued Development has been discontinued, as stated at https://www.warsow.net/forum/thread/17216/1 . Last version, 2.1, released in March 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    Red Eclipse

    Red Eclipse is a fun-filled new take on the first person arena shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2, which lends itself toward a balanced gameplay, with a general theme of agility in a variety of environments.

    Open Source Mac Linux Windows

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    OpenArena

    OpenArena is a community-produced deathmatch FPS based on GPL idTech3 technology. There are many game types supported including Free For All, Capture The Flag, Domination, Overload, Harvester, and more. There are 17 unique player...

    Open Source Mac Linux Windows

    • Discontinued Development is not stopped but last version, 0.8.8, was released in February 2012.
    • Built around the same engine as Quake III. Contains a lot of action, speed and online modes. Guest • Feb 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Cube 2: Sauerbraten icon

    Cube 2: Sauerbraten

    Cube 2: Sauerbraten is a free multiplayer/singleplayer first person shooter, built as a major redesign of the Cube FPS. Much like the original Cube, the aim of this game is not necessarily to produce the most features &...

    Open Source Mac Linux Windows

    • Discontinued No more updates since Jan 2013 : http://sauerbraten.org/ . 2013, like Alien Arena, noticed discontinued.
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    Unvanquished

    Unvanquished is a free, open-source first-person shooter combining real-time strategy elements with a futuristic, sci-fi setting. It is available for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. Unvanquished is the next evolution of...

    Open Source Mac Linux Windows

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    Urban Terror

    Urban Terror started as a realism based "total conversion" mod for Quake III Arena. Nowadays, Urban Terror is played using the free, stand-alone, ioquake3 engine modified, which doesn't require Quake III Arena, in...

    Free Mac Linux Windows

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    AssaultCube

    AssaultCube is a FREE multiplayer first-person shooter game. Taking place in realistic environments, with fast, arcade gameplay, it's addictive and fun!

    Open Source Mac Linux Windows

    • Discontinued No more updates since Nov 2013 : http://assault.cubers.net/ (like Alien Arena, also noticed discontinued)
  • Nexuiz Classic icon

    Nexuiz Classic

    Nexuiz was originally developed by Lee Vermeulen and Forest ‘LordHavoc’ Hale, who started Alientrap in the summer of 2002. The goal of the project was to create a high quality first person shooter that could be played freely across...

    Open Source Mac Linux Windows

    • Discontinued Nexuiz is no longer developed. It's successor is https://alternativeto.net/software/xonotic/ , but last version of Nexuiz Classic, 2.5.2, released in 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    Zandronum

    Zandronum is a multiplayer oriented port, based off Skulltag, for Doom and Doom II by id Software. Zandronum brings classic Doom into the 21st century, maintaining the essence of what has made Doom great for so many years and, at...

    Open Source Mac Linux Windows

    • Zandronum is an engine based on Zdoom, not a game. Guest • Jan 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Painkiller (Series)

    The game is inspired by such classic titles as Quake and Doom, with the emphasis on killing large numbers of monsters. The game is divided into five chapters, each about five levels long. The player's objective is to get through...

    Commercial Windows

  • Overwatch icon

    Overwatch

    Overwatch is a team-based shooter where heroes do battle in a world of conflict. Overwatch feature squad-based combat with two opposing teams of six players each. Players choose one of several hero characters, each with their own...

    Commercial Windows

    • Overwatch is a team-focused hero fps, while Quake is quite different compared to that. Guest • May 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Alien Arena icon

    Alien Arena

    Alien Arena is a free and opensource first-person shooter game that combines a 1950s-era sci-fi atmosphere with gameplay similar to Quake (series) , Doom (Series) and...

    Open Source Mac Linux Windows BSD

    • Discontinued The last update was released on September 6th, 2013.
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    Tremulous

    Tremulous is a free, open source game that blends a team based FPS with elements of an RTS. Players can choose from 2 unique races, aliens and humans. Players on both teams are able to build working structures in-game like an RTS....

    Open Source Mac Linux Windows

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.2 Beta, released in December 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website. The project has been forked by https://alternativeto.net/software/unvanquished/
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    Freedoom

    Freedoom is a WIP a complete free content game based on the Doom engine. It's not an engine, but it's replacement game data with entirely original content, Compatible with a majority of game mods made for Doom. Comes in Three...

    Open Source Mac Linux Windows

  • Dead Space (Series) icon

    Dead Space (Series)

    Dead Space is a survival horror third-person shooter video game for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The player controls Isaac Clarke (named after science fiction writers Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke), a ship...

    Commercial Linux Windows

    • 3rd Person shooter. Sure it's horror, but they can't compare. QUAKE multiplayer is/was a big deal. Dead Space doesn't have one. Guest • Jan 2016 Disagree   Agree
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  • Serious Sam (series) icon

    Serious Sam (series)

    Serious Sam is a first-person shooter video game series that follows the adventures of protagonist Sam "Serious" Stone and his fight against the forces of the notorious extraterrestrial overlord Mental who seeks to destroy...

    Commercial Mac Linux Android Windows iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

  • Hexen II icon

    Hexen II

    The Hammer of Thyrion project is a cross-platform source port effort of Raven Software's Hexen.

    Open Source Mac Linux Windows MS-DOS

  • Digital Paint: Paintball 2 icon

    Digital Paint: Paintball 2

    Digital Paint: Paintball 2 is a Paintball game that started out as a mod for quake 2 but then took on a life of its own as an open source fps game with a global player and clan management system.

    Open Source Linux Windows

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    World of Padman

    WoP is the domain of ENTE's comic strip super-hero bad-boy Padman and his motley crew, and their mission is to make your game with some seriously addictive fun, whatever your skill level and whatever character role you jump into.

    Open Source Mac Linux Windows Windows 7

    • Discontinued no new version since january 2012
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    Uebergame

    Übergame is a free open source, realism like, multi-purpose, multiplayer, casual, first-person-shooter game.

    Open Source Linux Windows

  • Jake2 icon

    Jake2

    Jake2 is a Java 3D game engine. It is a port of the GPL’d Quake2 game engine from id Software. To use the Jake2 engine you need either the data files from the original game or from the demo version that is available for download from...

    Open Source Mac Linux Windows Web / Cloud

    • Discontinued Abandonned since 2006 : http://bytonic.de
  • CrossFire icon

    CrossFire

    Cross Fire is a free online first-person shooter featuring persistent rankings and five game modes – including the exclusive stealth-action Ghost Mode.

    Freemium Windows

  • Monday Night Combat icon

    Monday Night Combat

    Monday Night Combat (abbreviated MNC) is a class-based third person shooter game in which two teams are pitted against each other in a fictional combat setting similar to that of a tower defense and multiplayer online battle arena...

    Commercial Windows

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    NERF Arena Blast

    The website linked is not real page, just moddb page. Wikipedia says all official sites have been closed. This program is now available online for free at abandonia.com. Nerf Arena Blast (or NAB, sometimes Arena Blast) is a...

    Commercial Windows

  • PanQuake

    a quick Quake sourceport hack by Aardappel This sourceport has one most significant feature: a "panorama" mode, allowing you to see 360 degrees around.

    Open Source Windows

  • Combat Arms icon

    Combat Arms

    Welcome to the world of Combat Arms, a free online first-person shooter. Combat Arms has a huge library of modes, maps and weapons that will entertain players of all skill levels from new players to guilds of veterans.

    Free Windows

  • Shaiya icon

    Shaiya

    Shaiya is a Fantasy Free to Play MMORPG, which is mainly based in PvP with many PvE elements.

    Free Windows

  • War Rock icon

    War Rock

    A dynamic combat experience like no other! Equip yourself from a wide array of weapons and field gear, and fight on foot or take the battle to the enemy in armored vehicles ranging from Blackhawk choppers and K1 tanks to F-15 Eagles....

    Freemium Windows

  • Shoot'Em Down (series) icon

    Shoot'Em Down (series)

    Shoot'Em Down and Shoot'Em Down II are two first person shooter games adjusted to the death-match style. Four player teams fight against 4-6 player opposing teams. Choose to play for Swat or Terrorists. Select from eight...

    Free Android Android Tablet

  • The Mean Greens - Plastic Warfare icon

    The Mean Greens - Plastic Warfare

    Take part of history’s greatest battle of Green VS. Tan. Fight amongst and against others online. Sometimes the greatest battles are fought by the smallest of soldiers.

    Commercial Linux Windows

  • Wolf Team icon

    Wolf Team

    Wolf Team is a fast paced 3D MMOFPS that features the ability for players to transform between playing as a Human or as a Werewolf. Humans have an assortment of weapons available at their disposal giving them an advantage at a...

    Free Linux Windows

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