New video games hit the shelves just about every single week. Of course, when these games start at $60 a pop, people need to know what game is really worth the money and what game they might just want to rent. For lovers of the first person shooter genre, there are dozens of these games that have come out on the last year. That is why it is important for these individuals to now what the best FPS games 2014 had to offer are and what games they need to avoid.
10. Crysis 3
You are going to find that most video games on this list are actually sequels to an original game that came out a while ago. There is just something about taking what already works and improving upon it. There just are not enough new stories out there, but when someone finds a game style that they like, they are usually going to stick with it. That is why Crysis 3 is on this list. This is a game that takes place in New York City, although a gamer is going to see a different side to the city than what they are use to. It is also one of the reasons it is one of the best FPS games 2014 has to offer.
9. Metro: Last Light
This is a game that takes place in Moscow around the tunnels of the Metro system. It has a bit of a Fallout 3 feel to it, although done in a very specific Metro style. For fans of Metro, this is a must play game. The graphics are some of the best in the entire genre right now and is why this is such a popular game. Not all video games take advantage of the full 1080p resolution, bus Metro: Last Light does and is why someone who enjoys this particular style of games needs to check out it.
8. Bioshock Infinite
Bioshock has been one of the most popular and discussed first person shooters in the last half decade. The style of the game makes it one of the very best games, not only of the year, but in the last five to 10 years. In Bioshock Infinite, just as is the case with the original Bioshock, the style of the game is dependent not just on blasting past enemies, but the sheer style and art is breathtaking. While the original Bioshock might still be the best game of the franchise, Infinite is an excellent option that is going to give you one of the best FPS games 2014 has to offer.
7. Prey 2
Here is another excellent first person shooter that anyone is going to find enjoyable. This particular game puts the player in the position of a U.S. Marshall when a flight crashes into an alien ship. The game itself feels a bit different, and it is nice to have a unique game in this crowded type of game, so this particular option is going to be something that really is not always around for other, less deserving, first person shooters.
6. Shootmania: Storm
For individuals who love multiplayer games, this is the perfect game for them. It allows individuals to create their own maps and invite new players in. It really puts individuals into the game as they can simply design it where other games they are just stuck with the game and not able to produce their own content at all.
5. ArmA III
This game has some of the very best graphics available on a video game system. There are going to be times where a player doesn’t even realize they are playing a video game as it looks so real. The movement of the characters and the way the camera focuses in and out of different subjects is as real as it comes, and while there are other excellent game offerings on the list, this might have the more realistic look to it. This is one of the best FPS games 2014 has to offer and although there are still four other options out there, some might find that this game is able to provide everything they might want in a video game and then some.
4. Killzone: Mercenary
Killzone has been a rather popular offering in there first person shooters world for the last decade. For anyone who has ever played the other Killzone options, this is an excellent game to try out. Of course, it also continues on with the list of video games that are sequels and are not the first of its kind. Most video game designers actually focus the majority of their time on games that already have an established following. This is because they are likely to make more money off of the sales and individuals who start up with the game know what to expect. With that being said, even for individuals who have not played a Killzone game before, this is one of the best FPS games 2014 has to offer and is a must-see option.
The graphics in this game are incredible, and although different from the other options out there, it is possible to truly enjoy this game for what it is. The game has a rather gloomy feel to it, which is different from the other games out there. The atmosphere is something that has not really been seen in very many other games out there, although players might want to turn up the brightness on the television sets, as the game is just that dark.
2. Aliens: Colonial Marines
In the game, players are going to take control of a Colonial Marine who is investing a planted that is infested with the popular Alien from the movies of the same name. Whether someone is looking for one of the best FPS games 2014 has to offer or they simply love the Alien movies, this is an excellent game to check out. Of course, it also has some of the same scare tactics that made the original Alien movie so intense, so for individuals who are prone to jumping and squirming, this might not be the best game for them. For everyone else, it is an excellent first person shooter option.
1. Dead Island: Riptide
Another sequel, but Dead Island: Riptide is one of the most enjoyable first person shooters currently out there. this game focuses on the killing of zombies, which is at an all time high in popularity right now, and it is produced by Techland, which already has some of the best first person shooter games out there. For individuals who have played the other Dead Island games out there, they are sure to find that this is one of the beds games they have played in the series. For other individuals who have never played a Dead Island game, they should still find it incredibly enjoyable. While there are more physical striking of zombies through clubs and other weapons, this game opens up the world and allows them to use just about anything in order to protect themselves, which makes the game just that much more addicting and enjoyable for anyone to finally play.