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List of All Third-person Shooter Games

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List of third-person shooter games, listed alphabetically with photos of the game's cover art when available. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these third-person shooter games have been enjoyed by millions. This list includes all third-person shooter games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure, future or new third-person shooter games. Various bits of information are available for these top third-person shooter games, such as when the game was released and who developed the game. In some instances you can click on the names of the games to get an even more in-depth description of them. These aren't necessarily the best third-person shooter games, but there are a lot of popular third-person shooter games listed here.

Examples of games on this list include Grand Theft Auto IV and Resident Evil 4.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best third-person shooter games?" and "What are the most popular third-person shooter games?"
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Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2005 (Capcom)
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Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 1996 (Capcom)
Resident Evil, originally released in Japan as Bio Hazard, is a survival horror video game developed and released by Capcom originally for the Sony PlayStation in 1996. It was later ported for ...more

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Resident Evil 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 1998 (Factor 5)
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Silent Hill is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 1999 (Konami)
Silent Hill is a survival horror video game for the PlayStation published by Konami and developed by Team Silent, a Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo group. The first installment in the Silent ...more

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Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2008 (Rockstar North)
Grand Theft Auto IV is an open world action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. It was released on 29 April 2008 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 ...more

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Silent Hill 3 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2003 (Konami)
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Mass Effect 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2010 (BioWare)
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Silent Hill 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2001 (Konami)
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Resident Evil 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2019 (Capcom)
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Anthem is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Anthem is an online multiplayer action role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. The game was initially slated for a 2018 release on Microsoft Windows, ...more
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Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2007 (Edge of Reality)
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Silent Hill 4: The Room ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2004 (Konami)
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Silent Hill: Origins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2007 (Climax LA)
Silent Hill: Origins, known as Silent Hill Zero in Japan, is a survival horror video game for the PlayStation Portable developed by Climax Studios. It was published by Konami Digital ...more
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Left Alive is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2019 (SQUARE ENIX Co.)
Left Alive is a shooter video game developed and published by Square Enix for PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows. It is set in the Front Mission universe.
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Resident Evil 5 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2009 (Capcom)
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Crackdown 3 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2019 (Sumo Digital)
Crackdown 3 is an action-adventure video game for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One developed by British developer Sumo Digital and published by Microsoft Studios. Continuing the series nine years ...more
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Dead Space is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2008 (Visceral Games)
Dead Space is a 2008 science fiction survival horror video game developed by EA Redwood Shores for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The game was released on all platforms through ...more

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Max Payne is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2001 (Rockstar Toronto)
Max Payne is a third-person shooter action thriller video game developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Gathering of Developers on July 2001 for Microsoft Windows. Ports created later ...more

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Resident Evil Code: Vero... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2000 (Capcom)
Resident Evil Code: Veronica is a 2000 survival horror video game, originally released for the Dreamcast. It was the first Resident Evil title to debut on a non-Sony platform, in contrast to the ...more
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Resident Evil 3: Nemesis... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 1999 (Capcom)
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Call of Duty: Modern War... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2009 (Infinity Ward)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is a 2009 first-person shooter political war thriller video game developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Microsoft ...more

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Tom Clancy's Splinter Ce... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2010 (Ubisoft)
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Conker's Bad Fur Day is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2001 (Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd.)
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Dino Crisis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 1999 (Capcom)
Dino Crisis is a survival horror video game developed and produced by Capcom originally for the Sony PlayStation console in 1999. Directed by Shinji Mikami, Dino Crisis was developed by the same ...more

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Dino Crisis 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Released: 2000 (Capcom)
Dino Crisis 2 is an action-adventure video game for the PlayStation and Microsoft Windows developed by Capcom. It is a sequel to the 1999 survival horror game Dino Crisis and was followed by ...more