Definition of first-person shooter game noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


first-person shooter game

BrE BrE//ˌfɜːst pɜːsn ˈʃuːtə ɡeɪm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfɜːrst pɜːrsn ˈʃuːtər ɡeɪm//
(also first-person shooter
BrE BrE//ˌfɜːst pɜːsn ˈʃuːtə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfɜːrst pɜːrsn ˈʃuːtər//
(abbreviation FPS) Video games
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a type of video game in which the player views the action through the eyes of a character and has to attack enemies In my opinion, a lot of first-person shooter games are too violent for younger players. compare third-person shooter game See related entries: Video games