Everyone loves action. Many times, we fantasize about having great strength and unique abilities like we see characters do in movies and books that we read. We want to use fantastic weapons, shoot monsters, and even save the world from impending doom. Unfortunately, that can’t happen in reality, except you sign up to join the military. Even when you do, you will never fight strange creatures. So, the only feasible way to finally accomplish this fantasy is to play games. Moreover, shooting games help boost your brainpower by improving your problem-solving skills, vision, and decision-making skills. Here, we’ve gathered for you, the 20 Best Gun Games for PC. Get ready to kill some monsters.
1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is one of the most intense games in the Call of Duty Series. This installment has won various awards and is often regarded as one of the most influential video games to ever exist. There are various missions for you to accomplish in the game and also various characters you can play as. You can be Captain John Price, Sergeant John ‘Soap’ MacTavish, or one of the other characters available for you. Your main aim is to fight and defeat rogue enemies by using firepower and advanced technology. You can either play alone or team up with friends in an online multiplayer mode.
2. Battlefield V
Battlefield V is an EA-developed action/shooter game that keeps you glued on your seat while you play. After the introduction in the game, you have three war stories to play in the single-player game. The first, Nordlys, is about a Norwegian resistance fighter who has to join the fight to destroy the German nuclear program. In Under No Flag, you will take over the character, Billy Bridger, a robber, and explosives expert. The third story, Tirailleur, is about a Senegalese Tirailleur during Operation Dragoon. The last campaign is ‘The Last Tiger’, a story of a German Tiger 1 crew in the final days of the war. Although this game was criticized by fans and critics for its shortage of content, it got amazing feedback for its gameplay.
3. Borderlands 2
In Borderlands 2, you are one of four vault hunters fighting evil creatures in a new world. One of your major enemies is Handsome Jack, an evil mastermind. Here, you can make friends who are also fighters. With enough ammunition, you and your new friends will set out on a quest for revenge in a 4 player co-op. Remember that this planet is new, and there’s a lot you are yet to discover about it yet. Some of the impressive features in this game include the new characters and classes, making it different from Borderline 1, the large variety of ammunitions, a new environment, and new enemies.
4. Doom Eternal
Have you ever fought against armies from hell? Doom Eternal is a single-player game, where you have to fight demons and prevent them from destroying humanity and taking over the earth. If you are bold enough, you just might take them all down. You need to know that they are stronger than you. Your weapons include a retractable wrist-mounted blade, crazy guns, and a flamethrower. Also, you have special abilities that make you strong enough to fight these monsters from other dimensions. This game also has a battle mode where you enjoy a two versus one multiplayer experience. Fully armed, you will fight against two demons (also controlled by players).
5. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a first-person shooter action game where you are a member of a team fighting against another team. One team is known as the Terrorists while the other team is the Counter-Terrorists. Each team is expected to eliminate the other while also striving to achieve their separate goals. When the terrorists are to plant bombs, the counter-terrorists prevent the bombs from being planted. There are nine game modes in this installment of Counter-Strike, and each game mode has its unique characteristics. If you kill your teammates, you get a penalty. Millions of players have enjoyed battling in this game, and you will love it too.
6. Destiny 2
In Destiny 2, a first-person-shooter combat game, you’re going to apply elemental abilities to defeat your enemies who are equally as powerful while you explore the solar system. Your mission is to defend the Last City of humanity against powerful forces from other realms. The various characters you can choose from are the Hunter, Warlock, or Titan. There’s also a wide array of weapons and armor to choose from based on what you prefer. Unlike other multiplayer games, Destiny 2 allows you to decide if you want to play cooperative or competitive multiplayer (with or against your friends).
7. Half-Life 2
Half-Life 2, the sequel to the mind-blowing action game with a very impressive storyline, has also gotten gamers around the world screaming for joy. The sequel includes better responsiveness and realism. Your presence in this game plays a major role in the behavior of everything around you including your friends, enemies, and even the environment. Your character, the scientist, Gordon Freeman, has to save the world from the aliens that took over the earth. So many people are counting on you.
8. Titanfall 2
Titanfall 2 is another first-person shooter video game that you should install on your PC. From the title, you can guess that this game is about Titans. These titans are huge exoskeleton structures that you control. They have various skills including cloaking and wall jumping. The science-fiction game focuses on a rifleman, Jack Cooper, who embarks on a journey with his mentor’s Titan BT-7274 after his mentor’s death. Their objective is to stop a manufacturing company that is planning to destroy the planet. This game has both single and multiplayer modes.
In Overwatch, you will be playing with other people as a team. You and five other players in a team will each select a character from over 30 characters available in the game. Each character has a purpose and unique style (running speed, attach, and other abilities) that ensures that the purpose is served. You’re to work hand-in-hand to accomplish goals such as escorting a payload within a short period or guarding areas on the map. There are several game modes, and you will engage in combat against the opposite team in most of them.
10. Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus
Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus is the sequel to the game Wolfenstein: The New Order. After the Nazis took over the world, everything went rough. Your goal is to fight Nazis in various locations in America and recruit the best resistance leaders still alive. You’ll find many Nazis in your path. You have to eliminate them all using the high-tech weapons in your arsenal such as the Laserkraftwerk, which can disintegrate your enemies. As you kill more Nazis, you unlock new abilities to help you achieve your goal.
11. Team Fortress 2
Team Fortress was good, and its sequel did not disappoint. It is one of the best and most popular action games online. Even as a newbie, you’ll still enjoy the game as well as a pro because there is a character for you regardless of your experience or style. Before playing any of the game modes, you can take offline practice modes and also engage in online training to help you hone your skills. The game modes include Control Point, Arena, Payload, Capture the Flag, and King of the Hill. Team Fortress 2 gives free updates frequently. So, as you play, you’ll see new equipment, game modes, maps, and hats.
12. Rainbow Six Siege
Rainbow Six Siege is an online shooter video game that focuses strongly on cooperation between players. There are various missions in the game that require players to either attack or defend. In these game modes, you could be handling a situation in a room, defusing a bomb, and even taking down forces that have taken people captive. There’s a terrorist group that threatens the safety of the world, White Masks. You have to train to beat them by playing short offline games known as situations. You can play them in solo mode.
Dusk is a very challenging game. If blood scares you, and you’re not used to butchery, maybe you should be installing another action game. Dusk involves players fighting backwater cultists, possessed militants, and other strange dark forces with terrible intentions. Everyone is on edge. You’re going to be provided with a variety of weapons such as crossbows, rifles, swords, shotguns, grenades, and even rocket launchers. You’re going to be fighting old school from start to finish. You can either play solo or challenge your friends in the DUSKWorld arena multiplayer. Your friends may be darker than you thought they are. Be careful.
14. Unreal Tournament
This multiplayer first-person shooter game has ten not-so-easy game modes. Even the best players get sweaty palms when playing this game. Some of these game modes are solo games where you have to fend for and protect yourself, while others are team-based. In all, you have to survive by fighting enemies (gladiator style). You’ll fight in the streets and other outdoor environments, and also in indoor arenas. The technology used in the development of this entertaining game faster makes it faster, providing players with a sleek experience. You have new and sophisticated weaponry including a rocket launcher, grenade launcher, and minelayer. It is time to fight for your life.
15. Gears 5
‘Gears 5’ is one of the installments in the Gears series. For now, it remains the biggest Gears campaign, with five gaming modes for you to play. You can decide to find your relationship with the enemy in ‘Campaign’, outrun a bomb, escape the Hive, and carry out other survival activities in ‘Escape’, fight against another team in ‘Versus’, fight against stronger opponents in ‘Horde’, or create Escape hive maps in ‘Map Builder’. It’s a three-player online game, so you should gather your friends, so you can team up to survive.
16. Halo: The Master Chief Collection
Halo: The Master Chief Collection is a compilation of six video games that are also separate games on their own. So, you’ll be enjoying an epic action-adventure on your PC because the game may never end. This collection features all the Halo games from Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary to Halo 4. The game has over 120 multiplayer maps and a community where you can find other Halo players discussing the game. All four campaign modes have four different difficulty levels. So, as you proceed, don’t expect it to get any easier for you. Get ready to begin your adventure.
Superhot is a very tasking game. What do I mean? Unlike other first-person shooter games, your health bar does not regenerate in Superhot. When you’re out of ammo, you are out! You have to use your enemies’ weapons after killing them. Time only counts here when you’re on the move. Almost every time, you’re outnumbered and outgunned.
In Vanquish, you’re playing as a government operative, Sam Gideon. Your fight is against deadly robots that can take down everything if not stopped. So, you have to use your sophisticated weapons, agility, and superhuman speed to deal with these robots. Send them running!
19. Escape from Tarkov
In the fictional Norvinsk region, there is a war between two private military companies. Your main objective in this game is to escape from Tarkov city. There are only two ways to go about it. You can either decide to join one of the private military companies at war or take loot from areas that have been shut off. If you die in a raid, you lose everything.
20. Metro: Last Light
Metro: Last Light, the sequel to Metro 2033, is set in a post-apocalyptic world and focuses on a young soldier, Artyom, after the war. Artyom must travel to different parts of the metro system to find the Dark Ones. With weapons provided, you have to fight the other faction members and mutated monsters you encounter, and survive areas polluted by radiated gases.