10 Most Popular PC First-Person Shooter (FPS) Games
If you are looking for PC games where you can shoot monsters, aliens, zombies or just about any “enemy” you can think of, check out the games listed below.
10 FPS PC games everyone should try
It has been almost three decades now since we first saw the first first-person shooter (FPS) game come out. The game genre has been one of the most popular ever since. From taking on enemy troops, aliens, zombies, even demons and other monstrosities, FPS games have evolved from mere aim-and-shoot objectives to long adventures with great depth in their storylines.
If you are interested in playing FPS games, we’ve done some research for you and come up with our top 10 FPS games for PC.
1. Titanfall 2
The sequel to another very popular FPS game Titanfall (2014), Titanfall 2 was launched in 2016. It is basically a game where players control a pilot who can control mechanical exoskeletons called Titans. There are advantages and disadvantages alike in playing with or without the use of a Titan, and this adds to the excitement during gameplay.
2. Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus
The latest in a series of World War II-themed games, its origins date back to 1981 with the release of a pioneer FPS game, Castle Wolfenstein. If you love World War II combat games with a twist, you should definitely check this out.
A reboot of the 1993 released version, this new version shows a lot of respect to the original and has given it a very brilliant upgrade. You will be up against hordes of demons like monsters that get worse as you go deeper into the game. This is a real thriller.
4. Call of Duty: WWII
Another game set in World War II, this game includes a deep storyline with many exciting missions to complete. This game is also considered one of the best FPS PC games by many PC gamers and critics.
Overwatch is a team combat game requiring a lot of strategies. It is a multiplayer game where skill and teamwork both play important roles in order to win. Serious gamers even form teams and play in tournaments.
6. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO)
CS:GO is similar to Overwatch in that they are both multiplayer combat games that require teamwork to play and win. The main difference is that Overwatch is more out-of-this-world and futuristic in terms of skills, weapons and even gameplay terrains. CS:GO game play looks more contemporary. Gamers also have tournaments for this game.
7. Half-Life 2
We’ve accidentally opened a portal to another dimension and hostile aliens are taking over and it is up to you to save humanity from these aliens. This is the continuation of the story that began in Half-Life. Things get more challenging in Half-Life 2.
8. Rainbow Six Siege
This is a tactical shooter game where players will take the roles of members of a counter-terrorism unit called Rainbow Six. Each distinct member has his own specialties, skills and weapons. You get to play several missions such as hostage rescue and hunting terrorists.
9. Left 4 Dead 2
You will be up against zombies and other creepy monsters in this game. Up to 4 players team up and try and survive in this zombie-infested apocalyptic world.
10. Far Cry 3
The main plot of Far Cry begins when the main character crashes on a pirate-infested island due to a skydiving mishap. This leads to a long and exciting adventure. Great for gamers who also like role-playing games (RPG).
Most of these games are also available in other formats such as for Xbox and PlayStation. Most of these PC games are also played online for free. Some require you to register for a price. Games that are free to play offer add-ons such as added skills, powers, or weapons that you can buy to enhance gameplay. You can conveniently pay for these using an online payment system.