a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles
a game that presents lots of violent fighting and shooting and depicts the action from the perspective of the characters-players "run" down halls and across landscapes and look around, just as if they are part of the action
A game in which you may forego all buttons but whichever one means “shoot.” You won't win anyway.
Gameplay emphasis is fast action and twitch reflexes; mostly involving shooting things. Also referred to as "shoot-'em-up" games. Examples: Defender, Tyrian, Xevious, etc. Also used when describing traditional 1st-person shooters such as Doom, Quake, Unreal, etc.
A game where the object is to destroy enemies by shooting, while also avoiding enemy fire. These games are typically presented in a 3D environment through a first-person perspective and are commonly referred to as FPS or "first-person shooters."
Games that involve the shooting of many, many monsters and characters. Typically 1st person (i.e., Halo, Half Life and Doom ).