Is Tomb Raider a Third Person shooter?

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Poll Is Tomb Raider a Third Person shooter? (80 votes)

Yes. 86%
No. 14%

My friend thinks Tomb Raider is not a shooter despite the entire game consisting of shooting behind cover with jumping puzzles every now and then. Please show him that he is crazy.

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Third person action adventure game is the more general classification I would use, but it is also most definitely a shooter, if you're referring to the new one.

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The new one is. The old ones less so.

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Is Mirror's Edge a first-person shooter?

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It has third person shooting in it. So if games have to be one thing then... I guess?

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Is Mirror's Edge a first-person shooter?

Yes. It's a FPS Action jumpy puzzler thing. While it does other stuff it's also a FPS. Just like TR.

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There's an awful lot of TPS gameplay in there, but overall it should probably be classed under the borderline catch-all term of ''action/adventure''.

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#7  Edited By GunstarRed

The new one is.

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I always thought it was a 3rd person adventure series

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Why doesn't he think it is a shooter?

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It's more of a shooter than not, though the amount of time you have to spend in cover is negligible and there's exploration elements. It's basically just a tighter, more linear version of a Farcry game in third person and with better controls; and people call that a shooter so obviously they'd call this a shooter as well. Old Tomb Raiders except the first one had a whole bunch of shooting too.

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#11  Edited By Brackynews

It's an archery simulator. Guns. pffh.

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#12  Edited By Justin258

If you're talking about every other Tomb Raider except the newest one? No, those aren't shooters.

The reboot that came out last year? That's a third person shooter, through and through. You could call it an action adventure, but the focus of that game is so heavily on shooting dudes that anything else doesn't seem to fit. Action adventure is just too damn general.

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TR2013? I didn't shoot that often. I used the bow and stealth. Just by that description it sounds like I was playing THIEF.

I'd say it's action adventure because, while there is shooting, it isn't integral to the experience like exploration and melee are.

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