Glossary

Muzzle Velocity

Muzzle Velocity

Release date: 1997

Genres: First-person, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Digi4fun

Muzzle Velocity is a tactical wargame released by Digi4fun in 1997. The program is a unique hybrid of standard two-dimension map-based tactical gaming, and first person action. It is set in World War II. The game was developed by Code Fusion and Digi4Fun. At the time of release, it could lay claim to being "the ONLY true war strategy game that puts you in the middle of the action".

M.I.A.: Mission in Asia

Release date: 2011

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: GFI

M.I.A.: Mission in Asia is a first-person shooter video game. It is developed by Burut Software. The game is set during the war in South Ossetia during the summer of 2008, from a Russian perspective.

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond

Release date: 2020

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond is an upcoming first-person shooter virtual reality video game developed by Respawn Entertainment, which is set to be released in December 2020. It is first to release in the Medal of Honor series since 2012's Medal of Honor: Warfighter.

Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor

Release date: 2010

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Medal of Honor is a first-person shooter video game developed by Danger Close Games and EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts. It is the thirteenth installment in the Medal of Honor series and a reboot of the series. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on October 12, 2010. While the previous titles were set during World War II, Medal of Honor takes place during the War in Afghanistan. The game is loosely based on parts of Operation Anaconda; specifically, t…

Mobile Forces

Mobile Forces

Release date: 2002

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Majesco Entertainment, Sold Out software

Mobile Forces is a first-person shooter video game developed by Rage Software using the first generation of the Unreal Engine and published by Majesco Entertainment. The core team of Rage Games who developed Mobile Forces went on to become Realtime Worlds.

Movie Battles

Release date: 2008

Genres: First-person, Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux

Publishers: Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Movie Battles II (MBII) is a team-based, last man standing multiplayer mod of the 2003 third- and first-person shooter Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy. It is a successor of the Movie Battles mod for Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast. The primary purpose of the mod is to allow players to experience setpiece battle scenes from the Star Wars films and the Star Wars expanded universe. Although most gameplay features from the base game remain, they received numerous modifications and improve…

Modern Combat: Sandstorm

Modern Combat: Sandstorm

Release date: 2009

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Gameloft

Modern Combat: Sandstorm is a 2009 first-person shooter developed and published by Gameloft for iOS, webOS, Bada and Android. It is the first game in the Modern Combat series and was followed by 2010's Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus, 2011's Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation, 2012's Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour and 2014's Modern Combat 5: Blackout. The game is set in the Middle East.

Mobile Ops: The One Year War

Mobile Ops: The One Year War

Release date: 2008

Genres: First-person, Shooter, Third-person, Simulation

Platforms: XBox 360

Publishers: Namco Bandai Games

Mobile Ops: The One Year War, known in Japan as Mobile Suit Gundam: Operation: Troy (ガンダムオペレーショントロイ, Gandamu Operation: Troy), is a third-person shooter/First-person shooter (different from the PlayStation 3 title Mobile Suit Gundam: Crossfire) for the Xbox 360 that is based on the anime series Gundam. The game features combat in mobile suits, on foot and in vehicles (much like Battlefield series of games.), as well as online play. As the title suggests, the game is set during the One Year War a…

MAG

MAG

Release date: 2010

Genres: First-person, Multiplayer, Online, Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 3

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

MAG is a defunct massively multiplayer online first-person shooter video game developed by Zipper Interactive for the PlayStation 3. The game was released in North America on January 26, 2010, mainland Europe on January 27 and the United Kingdom on January 29. It was released in Australia and New Zealand on February 11, 2010. MAG received an award from Guinness World Records as "Most Players in a Console FPS" with 256 players.On January 28, 2014, the online servers for MAG were shut down. Due t…

Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

Release date: 2007

Genres: Action, Adventure, First-person

Platforms: Wii

Publishers: Nintendo

Metroid Prime 3: Corruption is a first-person action-adventure video game developed by Retro Studios and published by Nintendo for the Wii video game console. A part of the science fiction Metroid series, it is the third main installment in the Metroid Prime series. It was released in North America and Europe in 2007 and in Japan the following year. The story of Corruption is set six months after the events of Metroid Prime 2: Echoes. It follows Samus Aran as she confronts the Space Pirates, who…

Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation

Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation

Release date: 2011

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Gameloft

Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation is a 2011 first-person shooter developed and published by Gameloft Montreal for iOS, Android, Bada 2.0 and BlackBerry PlayBook devices. It is the third game in the Modern Combat series, and is a sequel to 2009's Modern Combat: Sandstorm and 2010's Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus. The fourth part of the series, Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour, was released in 2012, and the fifth, Modern Combat 5: Blackout, in 2014. The game is set between 2028 and 2030 where North Korea, …

Malice

Release date: 1997

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Quantum Axcess

Malice is a total conversion for Quake, developed jointly by Team Epochalypse (which would go on to form Ratloop) and Quantum Axcess, and published by Quantum Axcess in November 1997 as a commercial game. It would later be bundled with both the original Quake and the Q!Zone add-on in the form of the Resurrection Pack for Quake compilation, distributed by GT Interactive in 1998. Malice, not being a stand-alone total conversion, requires the full version of Quake in order to be played.

Metro: Last Light

Metro: Last Light

Release date: 2013

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Deep Silver

Metro: Last Light is a post-apocalyptic-themed, first-person shooter video game with stealth and survival horror elements. It was developed by Ukrainian studio 4A Games and published by Deep Silver for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in May 2013. A sequel to the video game Metro 2033, its story follows Artyom, a young soldier living in the Moscow Metro after a devastating nuclear war. Tasked with finding the mysterious Dark Ones, Artyom must venture to different parts of the metro …

Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault

Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault

Release date: 2004

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: EA Games

Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault is a first-person shooter video game, the story of which takes place during the Pacific War. It is the 7th installment of the Medal of Honor series. Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault introduced some new features to the franchise, such as recovering health by calling the corpsman, and the ability to order squad members to give covering fire, regroup, move up and fall back. Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault Director's Edition features some additional content, such as a …

Metroid Prime 2: Echoes

Metroid Prime 2: Echoes

Release date: 2004

Genres: Action, Adventure, First-person

Platforms: GameCube

Publishers: Nintendo

Metroid Prime 2: Echoes is a first person action-adventure video game developed by Retro Studios and published by Nintendo for the GameCube. A part of the Metroid series, a sequel to Metroid Prime and the first game in the series with a multiplayer feature. Echoes was released in North America, Europe and Australia in 2004 and in Japan under the name Metroid Prime 2: Dark Echoes in May 2005. The story of Echoes follows bounty hunter Samus Aran after she is sent to rescue Galactic Federation Mari…

Miner Wars 2081

Miner Wars 2081

Release date: 2012

Genres: First-person, Shooter, Survival

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers:

Miner Wars 2081 is a six degrees of freedom action-survival space-shooter simulation game produced by Keen Software House. The gameplay offers a choice of single player, co-op, and deathmatch multi-player. The game is set in the year 2081, 11 years after the destruction of all planetary objects in the Solar System. The story introduces the player to many types of missions: rescue, exploration, revenge, base defense, theft, transportation, stealth, search and destroy, pure harvesting or racing.

Medal of Honor: Heroes

Medal of Honor: Heroes

Release date: 2006

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: EA Games

Medal of Honor: Heroes is a World War II first-person shooter video game developed by Canadian studio Team Fusion for the PlayStation Portable, and is the ninth installment in the Medal of Honor series. It was released on October 20, 2006 in North America.

Midnight Star: Renegade

Midnight Star: Renegade

Release date: 2016

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Apple IOS

Publishers: Industrial Toys

Midnight Star: Renegade is a science fiction mobile shooting game developed by Industrial Toys, the second game in the Midnight Star series. It was soft released in March 2016 for iOS devices. Set 120 years after the events of Midnight Star, the game takes players to new areas. It was released on iOS on 11 August 2016.

Mare Nostrum

Mare Nostrum

Release date: 2007

Genres: Action, First-person

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux

Publishers:

Mare Nostrum is a multiplayer team-based first-person action video game by American developer Sandstorm Productions, created as a total conversion modification of Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45. The overall aim of the modification is to incorporate the African, Mediterranean and Middle East theatres of World War II as a supplement to the Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 title.

Metroid Prime 4

Release date:

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

Publishers: Nintendo

Metroid Prime 4 is an upcoming video game developed by Retro Studios and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. It is the fourth installment in the Metroid Prime series, part of Nintendo's Metroid franchise. It was announced during an online showcase at E3 2017, and was likely initially being developed by Bandai Namco Studios. In early 2019, development restarted under Retro Studios, retaining producer Kensuke Tanabe.