Best Third Person Shooters

The Top Ten

1 Resident Evil 4

Not only third person Shooter but the best game ever created..

Definitely don't disagree with this at #1. This forever changed the third person shooter genre. One of my favorite games of all-time.

I played it for a long time and it never gets boring. It doesn't matter if it has bad graphics, the game is awesome.

This is my favorite game on a sony console aside form Final Fantasy VII. No other violent video game is as good... except Assassin's Creed and Bioshock maybe.

2 Red Dead Redemption

You will never get bored of this game because there is so many things to do and so many places to explore. Even better than Grand Theft Auto IV and that means a lot!

When you shoot enemy's they have realistic physical responses to the gun blasts

Not rockstar's best game, the worlds best game.

3 Mass Effect 2

My favorite game of all time.

Because it MASS EFFECT 2... as simple as that

This is also Bioware's best game today.

4 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

I wouldn't classify Mass Effect 2 as a third person shooter. It is a fantastic game though, this game is everything an action adventure title should be; and it happens to be a third person shooter. Tight gameplay mechanics and awesome set pieces make this one stand out.

This game is just amazing. Great quality, great action scenes, great story. It should really be first

Great game, amazing graphics and story

5 Gears of War

Why the hell is this not at number 1?

Its gears it needs to be number one it had beautiful graphics for the time and gave a new cover system.

One of the first great multiplayer games

This is one legendary game... enough said.

6 Star Wars Battlefront II

Yeah because Dead Space, Gears, Uncharted, Mass Effect, Red Dead Redemption, Resident Evil and a ton of others don't have a story.

Actually has a story line unlike just about every other shooter out there. Still trying to find disk for my old copy.

7 Dead Space

The atmosphere in this game is truly a class above any other yet to come. Tight controls, great story and characters, and upgrading your weapons gives you a real sense of having a fighting chance at surviving.

What can be said its beautiful and at times expresses true horror.

A horror tps. What more could you want

8 Max Payne

This game is without a doubt a masterpiece. The mood is perfectly captured all throughout with an amazing soundtrack, beautiful sound effects, and a great atmosphere overall. The style of the game is superb and holds up as my favorite game ever. Why this is not number 1 blows my mind.

Out of most of the games on this list this is one of the most core shooters out there and when it comes to running and gunning most of the games ranked higher than this don't even hold up as well or create the sense of challenge and intensity that this game has

It's obviously the best third person shooter game ever made, without doubt. It's a masterpiece. It's a revolution for it's time. Story, gameplay, characters... all of them are amazing. The Last of Us, Grand Theft Auto, Mafia... All of them are nothing compared to this game.

One of the best games of the 2000s. Better than most shooters these days that are solely based on Multiplayer and co-op. Has the best story, best character development and one of the best settings ever. Period.

9 The Last of Us

Gameplay is amazing and punching feels like a real brawl, It's so satisfying!

Best Third person ever. Best Story, gameplay and multiplayer

Its rare to have a combination of good story and great tps gameplay

10 Grand Theft Auto V

This is an open world game.


I am discussed that this is not number one.:(

The Contenders

11 Max Payne 3

Really excels at the core gameplay of Max Payne and when it comes to core shooters I don't think even a lot of the games ahead of present the same challenge, intensity, and just ultimate feeling of being a badass as this game does, gameplay is best here

I really appreciate everything about this game his predecessors were the one of the best and they didn't lost their flow

Amazing game. The airport shootout at the end was one of the most powerful moments I've ever experienced in gaming

One of the greatest!

12 Fallout 3

It's fun, it's creative, and it is explosive!

This had better be on number one soon...

13 Grand Theft Auto IV

Grand Theft Auto IV is the best first person game cause there is no limit in what you can do. If you ever defeat the story mode (which would take a while), you can always cause destruction, hang out with friends, date, go bowling, pool etc. and go on tours around the city.

The graphics are amazing and the setting looks so realistic that is probably one of the biggest games in history.

Best Grand Theft Auto game ever and I played them all

14 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
15 Mafia

Resident Evil has nothing on this 3rd person shooter about the Mafia. Who needs Chris Redfield when you can have Vito Scaletta and Joe Barbaro.

16 Socom U.S. Navy SEALS

Massive experience. Started online gaming on PS2, legendary game.

17 Gears of War 2
18 Red Dead Redemption 2
19 Gears of War 3

Best ending of all time!

20 Mafia II
21 James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing

They call me Bond James Bond.

22 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
23 Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
24 Resident Evil 5
25 Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne

Easily the best of the series

26 Dead Space 3

The story continues on the so far great series and the graphics are pleasing as well as the gameplay but all good series come to an end with this being the worst of the three games

27 Splatoon

Best Wii U Game in my opinion.

Best game EVER

28 Splinter Cell: Blacklist
29 Spec Ops: The Line

The best ever third person shooter. great story

Best game ever

Best game ever

30 Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier

Division doesn't exist without it. Father of player vs enemies.

Best one out there for me.

the best

31 Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Although I finally found a list that has resident evil 4 at its rightful place, this should be #2 at least and this is the only game that I think can compete with re4.

I am the one who added this.

32 Sunset Overdrive
33 Days Gone
34 Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

One of the best games of all time, period.

35 L.A. Noire

The best game ever!

36 Freedom Fighters
37 Mission: Impossible - Operation Surma
38 The Saboteur
39 Alan Wake
40 Die Hard Trilogy 2: Viva Las Vegas
41 Inversion

Good game considering gameplay and story.

Unique gameplay with innovative use of gravlink... Play first 3 chapters and you will feel how it is different and enjoyable.

42 Army of Two: The 40th Day
43 Saints Row IV

With so many weird but powerful guns along with superpowers, it's hard to be bored.

With unique and powerful guns and superpowers, it's hard to be bored.

44 Army of Two
45 Hitman: Absolution

Hitman Absolution should be in 1st because this game is best. It has a great storyline, stunning graphics and the best thing about this game the main character Mr.47. Hitman Absulation is the best game ever. It is a great game.

46 Alien Swarm
47 Dead Space 2
48 MDK
49 Resident Evil 6


50 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
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