Definitions

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  • adj. Of a verb, in the first person.
  • adj. Of a narrative, using verbs in the first person.
  • adj. Visual presentation through the protagonist or principal character's own eyes.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The secret to the success of the Call of Duty games – so-called first-person shooters – is two-pronged.

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 gets gamers fired up

  • The hottest games—especially the so-called first-person shooters—are released as computer games before they come out on consoles.

    How To Buy & Sell just about Everything

  • These details all sound promising, but they're also the same things we're getting in a dozen or so big-name first-person shooters that are either coming down the line or have been released this year.

    Ars Technica

  • heavily "borrows" elements from other recent games - er, namely, first-person horror meets RPG, a weapon-crafting system, four unique characters to choose from and four-player co-op - there's still plenty of gory fun at every turn.

    USATODAY.com News

  • She went to Florida and collected first-person accounts of preachers and members who were a part of the sanctified Black Church.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • The journalist George Foster, whose New York by Gas-Light provided a first-person account of the Five Points, noted not only the frequency of black-Irish romantic relations but also that the Irish women he observed regarded black men as “desirable companions and lovers.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Between the time the incident occurred and the news surfaced, ESPN The Magazine published Davies's sympathetic, first-person account of last year's crash.

    Charlie Davies says he wasn't the driver of the vehicle clocked at 125 mph in France

  • The film tells the story through first-person accounts in letters and diaries, such as this vivid observation by Revolutionary War veteran James Roberts, read by actor Morgan Freeman.

    'For Love of Liberty' Recalls Black Heroes in US Military

  • On his Facebook profile, which was taken down the day after the attack, Mr. Uka made clear his Islamist political leanings and approval of jihad, while demonstrating a fondness for first-person shooter computer games such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops."

    Suspect Confesses to Killing Airmen

  • The blogger is in London, UK, and has this to say: Some of the things ... is a project gathering first-person testimony for a theatre installation.

    Ten things to get over you

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