I fell off the First Person Shooter bandwagon looooong ago. Or at least I thought I had.
I grew up with the classics. Wolfenstein 3D, Blakestone, Zero Tolerance (yeah, it’s a classic to me), Exhumed/Powerslave, DOOM, Heretic, Hexen, Duke 3D, Half-Life and Quake changed my gaming world, and I followed the genre wherever it took me. PC or Console, it didn’t matter. Toward the tail-end of the Xbox 360 era though, the genre started losing its appeal for me. Online multi-player was the new focus, and the parts of the games I cared about (the not multi-player bits) were the exact parts of the game that seemed to receive the least amount of attention.