Top 10 PC Third Person Shooter Games of 2016, 2017 & 2018
Yes, they may have failed us with their poor choice of development, but hey, it’s still a Mass Effect game. Set sail to a whole new galaxy in BioWare’s latest (and controversial) entry to their space-opera franchise. Set 400 years after the Reaper Invasion, you are no longer Commander Shepard. Take the helm of a group of Pathfinders tasked to find new life among the stars. Choose between two of the main characters, one male and one female.
Danger lurks around every corner but with the enhanced combat system and fluid shooting mechanics, if you don’t mind the clunky animations. Power up your character with game changing Biotic abilities and gather your allies into another memorable space adventure. It has a PlayScore of 7.26
After a terrible smallpox epidemic, follow an elite squadron of soldiers called The Division tasked to locate the source.
Mixing RPG and third-person shooter in one game. It takes you in a desolated New York City overrun by infected freaks. It shares the similar elements from Bungie’s Destiny which involves resource-collecting and world-sharing.
The game’s main selling point lies in its multiplayer. Go with your squad and enter the Dark Zone, a competitive arena built for intense shooting action. It’s separate from the game’s main story, making it inconsequential to your single-player adventures. It’s upcoming sequel, Division 2, is scheduled to release this March 2019. The Division receives a PlayScore of 7.31
Ghostbusters meets Mars Attacks! in Clapfoot’s multiplayer indie game.
Lead a heroic bunch of heroes protecting their planet from a Martian attack. Set in the 1950’s, unleash your powerful experimental weapons and classic World War weapons to contain the extraterrestrial mayhem.
The game combines third-person elements and tower defense, making it a completely different experience. This is how Fortnite originally was. It’s a genre-bending adventure that forces you to team up with your friends, or do it alone. Feel the retro-style action, experiment on various defenses, and save the planet from certain doom. It receives a PlayScore of 7.34
From the people that gave us the supernatural horror, Alan Wake, Remedy Entertainment’s next original IP deals is a race against time. This exhilarating third-person adventure is packed with a star-studded cast especially X-Men’s Shawn Ashmore and Game of Thrones’ Aiden Gillen as main characters.
Packed with Remedy’s cinematic-action sequences, expect pulsating action with game’s unique time-bending mechanic. Apart from that, the game includes hours of live-action cinematic content that ties in directly to the game. It’s an odd way of converting the usual cutscenes, but it kinda works.
A Microsoft exclusive, this game gained positive acclaim due to its fun combat and a thought-provoking story. It receives a PlayScore of 7.69
Bask around the picturesque countryside teeming with a horde of undead in this sequel to the open world zombie survival game from Undead Labs. It’s bigger than ever, and it's got a few more up its sleeve.
There's no singular hero this time. Play as a group of survivors, each with their own abilities and traits. Explore an infested suburb, form relationships, and develop your skills. The choices you make will shape your community in different ways, creating unique experiences for each playthrough.
And, with the introduction of a four player co-op mode, band together with friends to perform raids and rescue other survivors. Manage your resources, scavenge for food, and build a strong base because surviving is only gonna get harder. It has a PlayScore of 7.72
We’re glad CAPCOM decided to polish their beloved survival classics to its near-perfection. Before we get the upcoming Resident Evil 2: Remake, we look back to one of the franchise’s roots.
A remake of the prequel to the original Resident Evil game, Zero pairs Rebecca Chambers and Billy Coen as they stumble upon the mysterious Mansion-like facility owned by the Umbrella Corporation.
With advancements of technology, Zero HD Remaster boasts quite an improvement to its original, especially to its visuals, camera angles, and quality of life elements. One thing still remained the same, it’s still scary as hell. It receives a PlayScore of 7.76
Rebellion’s latest entry satisfies your craving to pop some Nazi-balls. Wartime Italy is slowly consumed by the evil of Fascism. As Karl Fairburne, it is your task to eliminate these vile human beings… one bullet at a time.
In this sequel, the game’s enhanced verticality lets players increase their chances of finding the perfect spot of infiltration and stealth. Just customize your loadout and choose from the game’s wide selection of juicy World War 2 weapons. All for that glorious X-Ray Kill Cam.
Just by hearing the sound of skulls cracking, balls bursting and eyes-popping brings out the inner demon in you. If the solo experience gets boring, join co-op adventures with a friend and watch how many heads you can blow up. It has a PlayScore of 8.19
Keep the adrenaline pumping in this fast-paced Third Person Shooter from Platinum Games, Vanquish pioneered many of the innovations we now enjoy in the 3D shooting genres with its bullet hell inspirations, beat em up elements, and sliding boost mechanics.
Take on the role of American soldier, Sam Gideon, as he battles for the country's future. Using his state of the art Augmented Reaction Suit (Sounds familiar?), you can slow down time, giving you the opportunity to strike deadly blows to your enemies. It has a PlayScore of 8.34
Survival Horror is back. The latest from Bethesda, this sequel will take Shinji Mikami’s legacy to whole new level.
After the first game’s traumatic events, return to the troubled shoes of Officer Sebastian Castellanos and uncover the deeper mysteries of the evil within. Its third-person perspective makes the terror even more nerve-wracking, especially with its terrifying monster and sound designs.
Survival is important and it’s not always necessary to kill every enemy you face. Conserve bullets, matches and wear extra diapers because this game isn’t going easy on you. It has a PlayScore of 8.41
1. And the best PC Third Person Shooter is Gears Of War 4
The king of cover-based shooting takes our throne. Gears of War harkens back to its roots. The first in the main series not to be developed by Epic Games.
25 years after the events of the original trilogy, Marcus Fenix makes a return to the fray. Now aged and wise, he takes the role of mentor to his son as they fight against a new threat. There’s more destruction as you resist against norms and face off against unknown creatures with JD, Kait, and Del.
It's our last journey to the nostalgic past as Gears’ new creators bring in a new generation of characters. We can’t wait for Gears 5! This game has a PlayScore of 8.70