If there is one genre that has dominated the world of gaming in 2016, it has to be the First Person Shooter genre. So before the year ends, here is a look at some of the best shooter games you should play on the PC, gaming console and mobile platform
If multiplayer only is something that you are looking for then Overwatch is the game for you. Available for the PS4, Xbox One and PC, the shooter can best be described as the love child of Counter Strike and Team Fortress 2. Filled with unique characters and diverse maps this one is for all you online shooter lovers.
Going back to its roots Battlefield 1 put you back in the era of World War 1. The best part about the game is that you get to play a pigeon. Yes, pigeon. Available for the Xbox One, PS4 and PC, the game is one that has a great story and multiplayer mode.
Another online multiplayer shooter, this one borrows a lot of elements from Team Fortress 2. With more than 15 character to choose from, this is one that will ensure you reign havoc in the online world.
Available for the PS4, Xbox One and PC, Titanfall 2 is the story about am and his best mechanical friend – the titan. This time around Titanfall 2 has a single player story and has expanded on everything that was awesome in the first game.
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
Launching on November 4 for the PS4, Xbox One and PC, Infinite Warfare takes the battle into outer space. Battlefield 1 has received great reviews. It looks like the new call of duty has a lot to deliver with regards to the single player campaign and multiplayer features. Our hopes are high for this shooter.
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
One of the best games of 2016, Deus Ex: Mankind divided isn’t for those looking for running and gunning action. The game is a stealth action first person shooter and ideal for those that like games like Metal Gear Solid. It is available for the PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
Available on Xbox One, PC, Linux and Mac, Superhot is a game with minimalistic environments. But, the gameplay is what will keep you going. Time within the game only progresses when the player moves. This creates the opportunity for the player to assess their situation and respond appropriately. The new gameplay mechanic makes this an addictive and fun game.
BioShock: The Collection
If you haven’t played the BioShock games when they launched, then this is a great time to give them a go. The story and gameplay are the key highlights of this franchise. Available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, this is one trilogy that will keep you scratching your heads once the credits roll.
Considered as the best shooter reboot ever, 2016’s doom looks amazing no mater your platform of choice – PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Going back to its roots, the objective of the game is simple - kill everything in site before moving on. Add to it the fact that you have an arsenal of weapons and a great multiplayer mode and you have a great shooter to enjoy.
Shadow Warrior 2
The game is set five years after the events of Shadow Warrior. Once again, players assume the role of modern ninja warrior Lo Wang and must battle armies of demons that have invaded the world sent by another dimension under Zilla command. The game is available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Linux and Mac.
The game releases on 11 November but if the previews are anything to go by, then this will be one epic first person action adventure. Set 15 years after the first game, Dishonored 2 will give you the option of two playable characters, a host of new abilities and some incredible level design. The will launch for the PS4, Xbox One and the PC.
Available for Android, iOS, the game puts players in the shoes of Agent 47. The game is a tactical shooter with more than 17 unique weapons to chose from. The game gives users more than 150 mission.
Into the Dead
If an endless running and gunning game is what you are looking for then you should play Into the Dead. Your objective is simple, keep running ands avoiding the zombies and when you get your hands on a gun, shoot them! The game is available for Android and iOS.
Modern Combat 5
If you are looking for an FPS game with console like graphics on the mobile platform the you need not look beyond Modern Combat 5. The game is a first person shooter and a mobile companion for those that enjoy games like Call of Duty. It is available on Android and iOS.
Pixel Gun 3D
If you like the graphics of Minecraft and are looking for a shooter game, then you can check out Pixel Gun 3D. The game has a single player mode where you take on hoards of zombies. The game also has a co-op and competitive multiplayer mode. It is available on iOS and Android.
Considered as a spiritual successor to Dead Trigger 2, Unkilled is a zombie-themed first person shooter. The game is available for iOS and Android. The game boats of some pretty good visuals, player vs player online gameplay and a single player campaign.
Critical Ops is a fast-paced FPS that will test your reflexes and tactical skill. Experience the thrill of modern warfare as you fight a critical strike operation as a counter-terrorist or aim to cause destruction as a terrorist. Fight for domination alongside your friends, or show the world your skill by leading the individual scoreboard. The game is available for iOS and Android.
Dead Effect 2
Another shooter that boasts of console like graphics is Dead Effect 2. The game boasts of realistic ragdoll effects and stunning environments along with more than 40 upgradable weapons. The TEGRA X1 gets some exclusive features such as HDR, Depth of Field, high quality textures and bloom effects. The game is available for Android and iOS.
Deus Ex: The Fall
If you want to play Deus Ex on the go, then you can check out Deus Ex: the fallen. The game is available for Android and iOS and boasts of unique visual style.
Call of Duty: Strike Team
Available on Android and iOS, the game is a first-person and third-person Call of Duty experience built from the ground up for mobile and tablet devices. Call of Duty: Strike Team features the ability to dynamically switch from run-and-gun first-person view to reconnaissance and coordinated squad attacks in third-person view.
Neon Shadow is a fast paced Cyber Punk FPS inspired by classic shooters. Suit up and grab your shotgun. Your mission: Save humanity from the dark mechanoids who have taken control of your space station and soon the rest of the galaxy! The game is available for Android and iOS.
Wolfenstein 3D Classic Platinum
If you want to play the original Wolfenstein on your smartphone then Wolfenstein 3D Classic Platinum is the one for you. Available for iOS this one game that old school gamers should definitely check out.
Another game that old school gamers need to check out is the original Doom. Available for iOS, the original Doom is still a visual treat and a testament to how far games have evolved over the past 2 decades.
If a futuristic shooter is what you are looking for then you can check out Dead Earth. This Sci-Fi shooter available for Android boasts of a bunch of interesting features such as fighting against endless waves of cyber - enemies, breathtaking graphics, fast paced shooting experience, 10 fantastic guns and more.
If you are looking for a sniping experience on your smartphone, then you can check out Lonewolf. Get immersed in a deep Neo-Noir story driven sniper adventure game. You step into the role of a mysterious assassin. His motives - a secret. The game is available for iOS and Android.
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