First-person shooter video game GoldenEye 007 was created by Rare and released by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64 in 1997. The player takes control of secret agent James Bond to stop a criminal organisation from utilising a satellite weapon in this video game adaptation of the 1995 James Bond movie GoldenEye.
The first-person shooter game Half-Life 2 was created by Valve in 2004. Valve initially released it for Windows through their online retailer Steam. Half-Life 2, like the first Half-Life, blends shooting, puzzles, and narrative, but with the addition of vehicle play and physics-based gameplay.
Konami created and launched Contra, a run-and-gun video game, which was first created as a coin-operated arcade game in 1986 and released on February 20, 1987. In 1988, a home version and ports for several home computer platforms, including the MSX2, were made available for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
John Carmack, John Romero, Adrian Carmack, Kevin Cloud, and Tom Hall are the minds behind the media franchise Doom. Guns have had a special place in the world of video games ever since the first Doom.
Action-adventure game Red Dead Redemption was created by Rockstar San Diego and released by Rockstar Games in 2010. It is the second game in the Red Dead series and a spiritual successor to Red Dead Revolver from 2004.
A first-person shooter video game called Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare was created by Infinity Ward and released by Activision in 2007. The fourth major Call of Duty game is now available.
Fallout is a collection of post-apocalyptic role-playing video games that Interplay Entertainment eventually turned into action role-playing games.
Bohemia Interactive's Arma 3 is an open world, realistic military tactical shooter video game that is only available through the Steam platform. It is the ninth installment overall and the third main entry in the Arma series.
The first-person shooter game Counter-Strike was created by Valve. Before being recruited and having the game's intellectual property purchased, Minh "Gooseman" Le and Jess Cliffe first created and released it as a Half-Life upgrade in 1999.
Action-adventure game Saints Row IV was released in 2013 and was created by Volition and Deep Silver. It is the follow-up to Saints Row: The Third from 2011, the fourth game in the Saints Row series, and the last primary entry in the original series that got its start with the first game.