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Shooting games are a genre of video game and also are a sub-genre of action games. These games emphasize speed and real-time in which the players will control a gun or any else long-range weapon to battle against the enemies. The main mission of the players in these games is to pass through the enemy's rain of bullets, aim exactly, and shoot down all the opponents to get progress. A common resource that is found in most of the shooting games is ammunition and the player needs to have as many ammunition as possible to participate in any battle of these games. Shooting games are a large video game genre and consist of various sub-genres such as Shoot 'em up, First-person shooters, Third-person shooters, Hero shooters, Tactical shooters, and more. With a long history of development, this game genre has gained a foothold in the gaming industry. And according to IGN - a professional and big site about game, movie, and entertainment: "Shooters have continued to evolve and remain relevant longer than nearly any other video game genre" [1] In order to learn detail about this game genre, let's continue reading the information below!

What is a shooting game?

Shooting game is an extremely popular subgenre of action game which focuses on testing the speed and reaction time of the player. Games in this category are very diverse. Maybe it's a bow shooting game, shooting with a gun, firing a missile ... but all have one thing in common, that is, you need to aim and shoot at targets in the game. In a typically shooting game, the player will control an avatar or character who is equipped with some sort of weapons (usually are guns or other long-range weapons). The main mission of the players in these games is to shoot down the opponents, avoid the attacks of other enemies, and proceed through tasks. In general, shooting games are a genre of video game in which the players are equipped with powerful weapons and focus on defeating enemies by using these weapons.

History 

Shooting games have been developed for a long time. One can - not determine the time when the first shooting game came out, and that is what game. But for some, the legendary NES game Duck Hunt is one of the first titles of the shooting game genre. Nowadays, shooting games are currently developing very strong and one of the most popular games in the world is CS: GO - a game in the genre of first-person shooting games.

Subgenres

Shoot 'em up

Shoot 'em up is an extremely familiar sub-genre in shooting game in which, the player will control his character to move forward automatically and shoot down large numbers of enemies while dodging all the obstacles and the enemy's rain of bullets. Typically, in these game, the players will navigate the environment from a top-down or side-view perspective. In addition, they also have to use ranged weapons to shoot down the enemies at a distance with the main mission is to shoot as quickly as possible at anything that moves or threatens them. The primary element to winning in Shoot 'em up is fast reaction times and memorizing enemy attack patterns because this game genre is one of the fastest-paced video game genres.

Shooting gallery

Shooting gallery is also a subgenre of the shooting games and includes light gun games and Cabal shooter. In these game, the player will use a joypad an on-screen cursor to control the aim direction of the bullets. Usually, in shooting gallery game, the player can navigate the environment from a first-person point of view and be able to move an avoid the enemy's fire while shooting them. A common point of these games is that the enemy fire can occur anywhere on the screen to damage or kill the player so, this game genre is also the genre that requires the fast reaction time of the player.

Cabal shooter is a specific subgenre of Shooting gallery games in which the player will control a character that can run and jump around the screen while aiming the gun. Some remarkable games in this genre are Cabal, Blood Bros, Sin and Punishment, NAM-1975, Wild Guns, and Dynamite Duke.

Light gun games also are a subgenre of the shooting gallery games. Because the character will take a light gun so, these games allow the player to control his character to move and avoid the enemy attacks while returning fire. Nowadays, these games became more prevalent and started to use the fully 3D backgrounds. Some remarkable games in this genre are Time Crisis, House of the Dead series, Operation Wolf, and Laser Invasion.

First-person shooter

A popular subgenre that we can't ignore when mentioning shooting games is the first-person shooter. This game genre is so popular and mainly focuses on the gun and other weapons from the point of view of the first person. This means the player will have a chance to experience all the activities of the game in the role of the protagonist. This game genre has many common traits with other shooting games and it is usually designed with beautiful 3D graphics. The notable examples of the first-person shooter games that we can't miss are Doom, Half-life, Quake, Battlefield, Medal of Honor, Counter-Strike, GoldenEye 007, TimeSplitters, Team Fortress 2, Counter-Strike etc in which Doom, Half-life, and Counter-Strike may be three most influential first-person shooter games.

Third-person shooters

Third-person shooter is also a subgenre of the shooting games in which the player can see his character on-screen in a third-person point of view. This means a third-person shooter game allows the player to see the protagonist moving and shooting in the game. In addition, these games also mainly focus on shooting and feature lots of epic battles in the gameplay. Moreover, the mechanics of this game genre are usually incorporated into the sandbox and open-world adventure. Some remarkable games in this genre that you don’t want to ignore are Tomb Raider series, Syphon Filter, Max Payne, Star Wars: Battlefront, Elder Scrolls series, and more.

Hero shooters

Hero shooters are a variation of the multiplayer arena-based shooter games that allow the players to navigate the environment from first or third-person perspective. In these games, the player will have a chance to experience teamwork gameplay because they mainly focus on and strongly encourage teamwork between the players in a team. Typically, in this game genre, the player will be able to select his own pre-designed hero characters to join a faction of the game. The special point is that these games offer various hero characters and each of them has its own attributes, skills, weapons, and abilities. Some remarkable games in this genre are Overwatch, Gigantic, Paladins, Quake Champions, and more.

Tactical shooter

The tactical shooter is also a subgenre of shooting game and adored by thousands of players from around the world. This game genre includes both first-person and third-person shooting games and usually simulates a real combat. In this game genre, the player will have to think carefully about the tactics and caution in each decision instead of focusing on fast reaction times like many other shooting games. Because of owning the tactical element, this game genre usually involves military combat. For this reason, it is sometimes called "solider sims". Some prominent examples in this game genre are Ghost Recon series, Bohemia Software's Operation Flashpoint, and Ubisoft's Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six.

What do we have at this site?

On Freegames66, you can find thousands of interesting shooting games from various subgenres such as Shoot 'em up, First-person shooter, Third-person shooters, Hero shooters, or Tactical shooter games, etc. A special point is that all of them are free and playable right on your familiar devices like mobile, PC, or tablets. With a huge number of shooting games, we are confident that you can find and enjoy all your favorite shooting games on this site.

In addition, we also know that lots of people want to play games at school, office, or somewhere else for relaxing, however, most of these areas block gaming sites. If you are one of them, don't worry! All the shooting games on Freegames66 are unblocked games. That means you can enjoy your favorite games wherever and whenever you want. Nothing can stop you and you also don't have to install any extension to enjoy the games on our site.

Now, there are tons of interesting shooting games are waiting for you to explore, let's select the best one and enjoy it. Good luck!