Best Action & Shooter Games: Bring the Trouble
Games give you a unique opportunity to put on the cloak of the professional medieval thief or to take a place behind the wheel of the high-tech racing car. So you don’t even have to leave your couch, just press the start button. Today we’ll talk about the best action & shooter games. Grab your digital axes or rocket launchers and bring it on.
Far Cry 5
Far Cry is a well-known shooter franchise which is famous for its unceasing action and ruthless gameplay. Another feature of this series is a plot, which is saturated with delusional but charismatic maniacs and no less crazy allies. And of course, there are always tons of deadliest guns, so you can have fun destroying everything around you in billion ways.
Far Cry 5 will tell you the story of zealot cult and its leader, Joseph Seed, in fictional Hope County, Montana. Believing that the end of the world is near, they’ve started the purge or “The Reaping” in order to clear their “holy land” from non-believers. You, as a nameless junior Deputy, have to help the resistance to stand against headless bigots and free Hope County from their influence. The only language they understand is a song of your firearms, so let ‘em sing.
Fortnite is the Epic Games project which gained huge popularity in the last few years. Frankly, we don’t think that there is a person on a planet, who has a computing device but never heard about this game. You can find and play it basically on every widespread platform, such as PC, PS4, Xbox One, Android, iOS, etc.
Actually, there are 3 separate online games baked in Fortnite in the form of game modes. First of all, it is Fortnite: Save the World, player-vs-environment survival shooter, where your team has to complete tasks and fight against zombie-like creatures. Secondly, it is Fortnite Creative, where players have absolute freedom to build different objects, such as battle arenas, racing routes, etc. And the third, the most famous mode is Fortnite Battle Royale, which is described in details further in this article.
Ravenfield is a first-person shooter (FPS) Unity game, created by independent Swedish developer Johan Hassel for PC, macOS, and Linux. Ragdoll-based physics and different team modes are among the main reasons why this project was well received by critics and the gaming community.
Among other features that are worth to be mentioned is the ability to customize AI behavior and general battle plan. You can take part as infantry or in vehicles, such as tanks, ships, and aircraft. Finally, there is a lot of room for in-game customization, which is available for each user who bought the game.
God of War
God of War should be extremely recommended to all the fans of godlike mayhem. In this action-adventure game, you act as a Greek god of war, Kratos, who killed all Olympian gods in previous games of this franchise. Events of the new game picture pretty old Kratos, who has found himself in the exile on the land of Vikings. Norse gods are not glad that Olympian god-slayer is walking among their lands, so they take their effort to hurt him. But they actually have no idea who they are messing with…
Relaunch of this series gives the community a turnover look on Kratos and his essence. With many battles, great wisdom comes, and we see how once a cruel man tries to find internal peace and teach his son how it is to be a god and make tough decisions. Awesome plot, built on Norse myths and unstoppable brutal action — what else do you need for a good game?
Note: God of War is available on PS4 only.
Fortnite Battle Royale
Speaking about the best action shooter games, it is impossible not to mention the most popular Fortnite game mode. Battle Royale totally deserves a separate place on our list. And here’s why. As a player, you take part in a massive online standoff with up to 100 players beating each other at the same time. In-game mechanics are built on the item looting and total annihilation of your foes. Team modes are also included.
To be fair, the idea of Battle Royale action games is not new. When Fortnite was out, there were other competitors in this genre. However, it has been played by 250 users to this date, and this number is growing each day. You can easily become a part of Fortnite community because this game is distributed as a free-to-play.
Attack on Titan 2
Who doesn’t love a good old hack and slash genre? Tearing your enemies apart with various weapons using acrobatic tricks and skills. And all that happens with insane tenseness. That’s exactly how Attack on Titan 2 works. And don’t forget to add huge titan battles to the mix.
The plot of this game is based on the Japanese manga of the same name, created by Hajime Isayama. However, it gives you a possibility to create your own unique personage and interact with original characters. The game is available for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS Vita, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows.
Paladins: Champions of the Realm is a free-to-play shooter which mechanic is based on online heroes’ clashes in the realm with sci-fi and fantasy features. Imagine, how the medieval shields and armor blend with a cool futuristic ranged weapon. You can pick various roles, such as front line warriors, healing champions, damage dealers and assassins. There are 41 champions with unique skills available for your choice.
Despite the fact that team play shooter games are not something uncommon, Paladins was well met by critics and claimed a nomination in the "Best Competitive Game" category at the 2018 Golden Joystick Awards.
Well, there is a lot of other cool action shooter games, but not enough space for one article to describe them all. Stay with us, we are always here to bring you fresh news about the gaming industry.