Best Third-Person Shooter Games on Steam

Steam currently has 2,422 Third-Person Shooter games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Third-Person Shooter game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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1. Senren*Banka

Senren*Banka is a Japanese-style visual novel produced by Yuzusoft, a Japanese developer of romance VNs. This game commemorated Yuzusoft's 10th anniversary. It won numerous awards on the year of its release in Japan for its art, music, and characters.

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Senren*Banka holds the #1 spot for "best Third-Person Shooter game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 22,164 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 21,955 positive reviews and 209 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $34.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Senren*Banka on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $34.99
Release Date 2/14/2020
Franchise 株式会社HIKARI FIELD
Developer Yuzusoft
Publishers
Steam App Id 1144400

2. Resident Evil 4

Survival is just the beginning. Six years have passed since the biological disaster in Raccoon City. Leon S. Kennedy, one of the survivors, tracks the president's kidnapped daughter to a secluded European village, where there is something terribly wrong with the locals.

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Resident Evil 4 has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Third-Person Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 137,095 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 133,743 positive reviews and 3,352 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $39.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $39.99
Release Date 3/23/2023
Franchise Capcom
Developer CAPCOM Co., Ltd.
Publisher CAPCOM Co., Ltd.
Steam App Id 2050650

3. Crab Champions

Claw your way across exotic islands combining fluid movement with fast paced combat to become a Crab Champion in this third person shooter with roguelike elements.

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Crab Champions has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Third-Person Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 21,657 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 21,232 positive reviews and 425 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Crab Champions on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $7.49
Release Date 4/1/2023
Developers
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Steam App Id 774801

4. Risk of Rain 2

Escape a chaotic alien planet by fighting through hordes of frenzied monsters – with your friends, or on your own. Combine loot in surprising ways and master each character until you become the havoc you feared upon your first crash landing.

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Risk of Rain 2 has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Third-Person Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 272,634 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 262,542 positive reviews and 10,092 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 8/11/2020
Franchise Risk of Rain Franchise
Developer Hopoo Games
Publisher Gearbox Publishing
Steam App Id 632360

5. Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider explores the intense origin story of Lara Croft and her ascent from a young woman to a hardened survivor.

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Tomb Raider has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Third-Person Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 232,894 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 223,887 positive reviews and 9,007 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

6. MADNESS: Project Nexus

MADNESS: Project Nexus is a third-person Run n' Gun / Beat'Em Up filled with arcade-style action and button-mashing brutality. Gun your way through droves of bad guys in the Story Campaign, or build your perfect killing machine in the neverending onslaught of Arena Mode.

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MADNESS: Project Nexus has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Third-Person Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 13,937 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 13,543 positive reviews and 394 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play MADNESS: Project Nexus on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 9/29/2021
Developer GIBBING TREE, LLC
Publisher GIBBING TREE, LLC
Steam App Id 488860

7. SIGNALIS

A classic survival horror experience set in a dystopian future where humanity has uncovered a dark secret. Unravel a cosmic mystery, escape terrifying creatures, and scavenge an off-world government facility as Elster, a technician Replika searching for her lost dreams.

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SIGNALIS has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Third-Person Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 17,628 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 17,072 positive reviews and 556 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 10/27/2022
Franchise Humble Games
Developer rose-engine
Publishers
Steam App Id 1262350

8. Saints Row: The Third

Get ready for the most out-landish gameplay scenarios ever seen as the Third Street Saints take on the Syndicate!

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Saints Row: The Third has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Third-Person Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 67,730 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 64,859 positive reviews and 2,871 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Saints Row: The Third on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 11/17/2011
Developer Volition
Publisher Deep Silver
Steam App Id 55230

9. Crow Country

The year is 1990. It’s been two years since the mysterious disappearance of Edward Crow and the abrupt closure of his theme park, Crow Country. But your arrival has broken the silence, Mara Forest. If you want answers, you’ll have to venture deep into the darkness of Crow Country to find them…

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Crow Country has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Third-Person Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,864 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,848 positive reviews and 16 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 5/9/2024
Franchise SFB Games
Developer SFB Games
Publisher SFB Games
Steam App Id 1996010

10. 死寂(Deathly Stillness)

This is a boring zombie game with no plot, not an officially released game, please don't have high expectations.

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死寂(Deathly Stillness) has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Third-Person Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 19,892 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 19,058 positive reviews and 834 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play 死寂(Deathly Stillness) on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 9/4/2021
Developer 谌嘉诚
Publisher 谌嘉诚
Steam App Id 1727650

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 14). 死寂(Deathly Stillness) on Steam. Steam Store.

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