TOP 47 TACTICAL SHOOTER GAMES

Tactical shooters are like chess, but with guns. Instead of moving chess pieces, players move their characters through complex battlefields, trying to out-manoeuvre their opponents while staying alive. What distinguishes this genre from other types of shooters are the emphasis on strategy and teamwork. It's not just about shooting first and asking questions later - players need to think creatively, coordinate their actions with their team-mates, and make calculated decisions to achieve victory. One reason why players love tactical shooters is the sense of accomplishment that comes with pulling off a successful operation. There's something immensely satisfying about working together with your team to carry out a complex plan and emerge victorious against all odds. If you're a fan of tactical shooters, you're in luck - we've put together a top-notch list of the best games in this genre. From classic titles to new releases, we've got it all covered. So strap on your boots, lock and load, and get ready to deploy - victory awaits!

#01
Games like Space Tyrant

Space Tyrant

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#02
Games like Tom Clancys Rainbow Six 3

Tom Clancys Rainbow Six 3

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Console
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#03
Games like Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops

Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#04
Games like Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis

Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#05
Games like Arma III

Arma III

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#06
Games like Tank Warfare: Tunisia 1943

Tank Warfare: Tunisia 1943

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#07
Games like SWAT 4

SWAT 4

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#08
Games like Insurgency

Insurgency

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2014
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#09
Games like Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 7.9/10

#10
Games like Insurgency: Sandstorm

Insurgency: Sandstorm

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox One, PS4, XSX, PS5
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#11
Games like SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs

SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 7.7/10

#12
Games like Star Wars Republic Commando

Star Wars Republic Commando

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#13
Games like Payday 2

Payday 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#14
Games like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Mac, PS3, Xbox One
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#15
Games like Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox One, PS4
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#16
Games like MAG

MAG

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS3
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#17
Games like ArmA II

ArmA II

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#18
Games like Onward

Onward

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#19
Games like Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 7.2/10

#20
Games like SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Tactical Strike

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Tactical Strike

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 7.2/10

#21
Games like Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 7.1/10

#22
Games like Full Spectrum Warrior

Full Spectrum Warrior

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360, Console, PS3
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 7.1/10

#23
Games like The Red Solstice

The Red Solstice

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2015
  • Rating: 7/10

#24
Games like SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 2

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 7/10

#25
Games like Not A Hero

Not A Hero

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC, Switch, Xbox One, Mac, Android
  • Release: 2015
  • Rating: 7/10

#26
Games like ArmA: Combat Operations

ArmA: Combat Operations

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 7/10

#27
Games like Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Extraction

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Extraction

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC, PS5, XSX, Xbox One
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 7/10

#28
Games like SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs

SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 7/10

#29
Games like Rising Storm 2: Vietnam

Rising Storm 2: Vietnam

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 7/10

#30
Games like Squad

Squad

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2015
  • Rating: 7/10

#31
Games like Operation Flashpoint: Red River

Operation Flashpoint: Red River

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 6.8/10

#32
Games like Bad Business

Bad Business

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 6.6/10

#33
Games like Close Combat: First to Fight

Close Combat: First to Fight

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Mac, Wii
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 6.5/10

#34
Games like Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 6.3/10

#35
Games like SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS3
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 6.1/10

#36
Games like Conflict: Global Terror

Conflict: Global Terror

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 6/10

#37
Games like SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs

SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS3
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 6/10

#38
Games like Zero Killed

Zero Killed

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 5.4/10

#39
Games like Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Critical Hour

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Critical Hour

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 5.4/10

#40
Games like America's Army: True Soldiers

America's Army: True Soldiers

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 5/10

#41
Games like BattleRush: Ardennes Assault

BattleRush: Ardennes Assault

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 5/10

#42
Games like Strid

Strid

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 3.9/10

#43
Games like Left Alive

Left Alive

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 3.5/10

#44
Games like Umbrella Corps

Umbrella Corps

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 3.1/10

#45
Games like Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Wii, PS3
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: n/a

#46
Games like SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs: Combined Assault

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs: Combined Assault

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: n/a

#47
Games like SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: n/a