Total Nerd 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
2005 Resident Evil 4, known as Biohazard 4 in Japan, is a survival horror video game developed by Capcom Production Studio 4 and released by multiple publishers, including Capcom, Ubisoft, Nintendo ...more

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Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
1996 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
1998 Resident Evil 2, known in Japan as Biohazard 2, is a 1998 survival horror video game originally released for the PlayStation. Developed by Capcom as the second installment in the Resident Evil ...more

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Silent Hill is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
1999 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
2008 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
2003 Silent Hill 3 is a survival horror video game published by Konami for the PlayStation 2 and developed by Team Silent, a production group within Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo. It is the ...more

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Mass Effect 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2010 Mass Effect 2 is an action role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. It was released for Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 on January 26, 2010, and for ...more

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Silent Hill 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2001 Silent Hill 2 is a survival horror video game published by Konami for the PlayStation 2 and developed by Team Silent, a production group within Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo. The game was ...more

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Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2007 Mass Effect is a 2007 science fiction action role-playing third person shooter video game developed by BioWare for the Xbox 360 and ported to Microsoft Windows by Demiurge Studios. The Xbox 360 ...more

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Silent Hill 4: The Room is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2004 Silent Hill 4: The Room is survival horror video game, the fourth installment in the Silent Hill series, published by Konami and developed by Team Silent, a production group within Konami ...more

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Silent Hill: Origins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2007 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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Resident Evil 5 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2009 Resident Evil 5, known in Japan as Biohazard 5, is an action video game developed and published by Capcom. The game is the fifth main installment in the Resident Evil series. It was released for ...more

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Dead Space is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2008 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) 14 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2001 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: Veronica is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2000 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) 16 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
1999 Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, known in Japan as Biohazard 3: Last Escape, is a survival horror video game developed by Capcom and originally released for the PlayStation video game console in 1999. ...more

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2009 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 Cell: Co... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2010 Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction is a 2010 action-adventure stealth video game, developed by Ubisoft Montreal as part of the Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell series. Key members of the Tom ...more

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Conker's Bad Fur Day is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2001 Conker's Bad Fur Day is an action-platform video game developed by Rare for the Nintendo 64 video game console. It was released on 5 March 2001 in North America and on 6 April 2001 in Europe as ...more

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Dino Crisis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
1999 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) 21 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2000 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

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Star Fox: Assault is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2005 Star Fox: Assault is a 3D scrolling shooter and third-person shooter video game for the Nintendo GameCube developed by Namco and published by Nintendo. It is the fourth released title in the ...more

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Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of th... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2008 Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is an action-adventure stealth video game developed by Kojima Productions exclusively for the PlayStation 3 console. It was the sixth Metal Gear game ...more

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Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2009 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is a 2009 action-adventure third-person shooter platform video game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 3. It is ...more

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007: Quantum of Solace is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2008 007: Quantum of Solace is a first-person shooter video game based on the films Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, ...more

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Gears of War is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2006 Gears of War is a 2006 military science fiction third-person shooter video game developed by Epic Games and published by Microsoft Game Studios. It is the first installment of the Gears of War ...more

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Gun is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2005 Gun is a Revisionist Western-themed video game developed by Neversoft and published by Activision for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360. The game was released in ...more

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Dead Space 2 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2011 Dead Space 2 is a 2011 science fiction survival horror video game developed by Visceral Games and published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Set three years ...more

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Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2002 Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast is a 2002 first and third-person action game in the Star Wars: Jedi Knight series. The Microsoft Windows and OS X versions were developed by Raven ...more

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Resident Evil Outbreak is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2003 Resident Evil Outbreak, known as Biohazard Outbreak in Japan, is a survival horror video game with online playability for the PlayStation 2. Initially released in 2003, it was developed by ...more

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Mercenaries 2: World in Flames is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2007 Mercenaries 2: World in Flames, is an action-adventure video game developed by Pandemic Studios and published by Electronic Arts. It is the sequel to 2005's Mercenaries: Playground of ...more

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Ghostbusters: The Video Game is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2009 Ghostbusters: The Video Game is a 2009 action-adventure game based on the Ghostbusters media franchise. Terminal Reality developed the Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 versions, while Red ...more

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Transformers: The Game is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2007 Transformers: The Game is the name of multiple versions of a video game based on the 2007 live action film Transformers, all of which were released in North America in June 2007. Home console ...more

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Alan Wake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2010 Alan Wake is a survival horror video game developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Microsoft Game Studios. It was released for the Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows. The story follows ...more

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Harry Potter and the Order of ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a video game that is based on the fifth installment of the popular Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling and the film of the same name, for Microsoft ...more

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James Cameron's Avatar: The Ga... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2009 James Cameron's Avatar: The Game is a 2009 third-person action video game prequel to James Cameron's film of the same name. The game was developed by Ubisoft Montreal and released on the ...more

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Gears of War 2 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2008 Gears of War 2 is a 2008 military science fiction third-person shooter video game developed by Epic Games and published by Microsoft Game Studios for the Xbox 360. It is the second installment ...more

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Resident Evil Outbreak: File #... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2004 Resident Evil Outbreak: File #2, known in Japan as Biohazard: Outbreak: File 2, is a stand-alone expansion to the original Resident Evil Outbreak. It was released for the PlayStation 2 in Japan ...more

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Tomb Raider is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
1996 Tomb Raider, titled Tomb Raiders in Japan, is an action-adventure video game developed by Core Design and published by Eidos Interactive. It was originally released in 1996 for DOS, PlayStation ...more

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The Suffering is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2004 The Suffering is a psychological horror video game, developed mainly by Surreal Software and published by Midway Games, released in 2004 for the Xbox, PlayStation 2 and Microsoft Windows. The ...more

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Space Harrier is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
1985 Space Harrier is a third-person rail shooter video game released by Sega in 1985. It spawned several sequels like Space Harrier 3-D, Space Harrier II, or the spin-off Planet Harriers. Space ...more

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Mass Effect 3 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2012 Mass Effect 3 is a 2012 science fiction action role-playing third person shooter video game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, ...more

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Jet Force Gemini is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
Jet Force Gemini is a third-person shooter video game developed and published by Rare for the Nintendo 64 video game console. It was released in North America on October 11, 1999, in Europe on ...more

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The Suffering: Ties That Bind is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2005 The Suffering: Ties That Bind is a psychological horror video game, developed by Surreal Software and published by Midway Games, released in 2005 for the Xbox and PlayStation 2 game consoles as ...more

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Lost Planet: Extreme Condition is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2007 Lost Planet: Extreme Condition is a third-person shooter video game developed and published by Capcom for Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 3. The game was released in Japan in ...more

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James Bond 007: Everything or ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2003 James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing is a third-person shooter video game, where the player controls James Bond. Bond is modeled after and voiced by the former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan, ...more

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Scaler is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2004 Scaler, also known as Scaler: The Shapeshifting Chameleon, is a video game released in 2004 by Take-Two Interactive and Global Star Software for the GameCube, Xbox, and PlayStation 2 video game ...more

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L.A. Noire is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2011 L.A. Noire is a neo-noir detective video game developed by Team Bondi and published by Rockstar Games. It was initially released for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms on 17 May 2011; a ...more

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Shadow the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2005 Shadow the Hedgehog is a 2005 video game developed by Sega Studio USA, the former United States division of Sega's Sonic Team. Featuring the titular fictional character Shadow the Hedgehog from ...more

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Syphon Filter 2 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of All Third-person Shooter Games
2000 Syphon Filter 2 is a third-person shooter stealth video game developed by Eidetic and published by 989 Studios for the PlayStation. The game's plot picks up immediately after where the previous ...more