Top 10 Best Third Person Games of 2018

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10) A Way Out

“A Way Out” Gameplay 

Long story short, this is a prison escape game. The really cool thing about this game is that you need to play with another person, so it can only run online or in a local split-screen. Two players take control of Leo and Vincent, as they try to survive and escape prison. The game puts a lot of emphasis on cooperation, so players get thrown into situations where they need to do their part to make sure neither of the two main characters are down for the count. A Way Out’s gaming concept is very refreshing for the third-person genre, and the mechanics are seamlessly executed.

Players can be caught in two different situations at the same time

There’s no way anyone can do this alone

9) Conan Exiles

“Conan Exiles” Gameplay

Conan Exiles is set in the Conan the Barbarian world, with the protagonist being a custom character created by players. Your character has been criminally convicted and crucified in the Exiled Lands desert. You are rescued by Conan the Barbarian and must now live as an exile. Players have a stamina gauge that goes down as they exert themselves in any way, like running or fighting enemies/other players. Religion is also a big deal in this game, and when creating your character, you can choose a pantheon god to worship or choose later in the game. Conan Exiles functions as a classic survival game with some unique characteristics, and a constantly expanding exploration map, so it is well worth your time to check it out.

Make sure to stay hydrated or it’ll wear your character out

Crude battles await those who are exiled

8) Red Dead Redemption 2

“Red Dead Redemption 2” Gameplay

Red Dead Redemption 2 is the prequel to Red Dead Redemption, and it is a classic western-themed game. Set in 1969, players become Arthur Morgan, a member of the Van der Linde gang. The storyline revolves around different heists carried out by the gang, and them also escaping the authorities. Players get to carry out different missions throughout the game, heavily dependent on story choices they also make. The game also amps up personal interaction between players and NPCs, making it possible to fight them for money whenever they choose. Red Dead Redemption 2 is the gift that keeps on giving, providing players with an amazing experience that is difficult to replicate anywhere else.

Shootouts are the norm for this traveling gang

Learn to live off the land and on the road

7) Hitman 2

“Hitman 2” Gameplay 

Hitman 2 is the sequel of the 2016 Hitman game, and it is also the seventh installment in the series. Players follow Agent 47 on his quest to find the “Shadow Client” and get rid of his militia. For those who are familiar with the series, the gameplay system is similar to its predecessor, but there are some changes to combat. Agent 47 can now use concussive weapons, and he can also use the briefcase to hide and transport large weapons in public. Despite its longstanding history, Hitman 2 is a refreshing addition to the series, and will provide hours of entertainment for anyone.

Definitely not a stealth mission here

Perhaps it’s a good idea to not look down at your phone while you walk


“SCUM” Gameplay

SCUM is a survival game, that is slated to be fully released in 2019. The game is currently in alpha access on Steam. Player customization in this game is extremely important for gameplay; for example, heavier-set players run slower, and lighter players can run faster. The game also allows you to keep track of caloric intake, vitamin deficiencies, and other things that serve as a reminder to visit your doctor. SCUM looks extremely promising for the survival game genre, and everyone should look forward to when it is fully released.

Players can monitor different health details about their character

Players can choose to team up with others for survival and protection

5) Shadow of the Tomb Raider

“Shadow of the Tomb Raider” Gameplay 

Shadow of the Tomb Raider continues the story from 2015’s Rise of the Tomb Raider. Players play as Lara Croft as she explores South America to stop a Mayan apocalypse that she caused to begin. Gameplay will feel nostalgic for fans of the Tomb Raider series, with differences mainly in the storyline. There is a new barter system for players to trade and salvage unused parts, and stealth also becomes a central focus in the game. Few series last as long as the Tomb Raider series, and despite the gameplay remaining similar, Shadow of the Tomb Raider manages to put a refreshing spin on the series.  

Exploration remains a central theme of the game

Target practice except your life depends on it

4) Life is Strange 2

“Life Is Strange 2” Gameplay

Following up the first game, Life Is Strange 2 has players follow Sean Diaz who, along with his younger brother Daniel, is on the run from his home in Seattle to Puerto Lobos, Mexico. This is all because his father has been killed in a supernatural event. Like its predecessor, Life is Strange 2 is a graphic adventure game, complete with puzzles throughout. There are only five episodes available right now, with more to be released in 2019, but this game has a lot of promise based off the success of the first game. Players can look forward to being heavily involved in a well-thought out storyline.

Where it all begins

Knowing how to set up a campsite proves to be a useful skill

3) Assassin's Creed Odyssey

“Assassin’s Creed Odyssey” Gameplay

Odyssey follows after 2017’s Assassin’s Creed Origins and becomes the twentieth game in the series overall. The game is set in Greece during the Peloponnesian War between Sparta and Athens, in 431 BC. Players can choose to play for either side and can pick between playing as a male or female character. Odyssey puts more emphasis on storyline elements than other games in the series, including dialogue options, and multiple endings. The game also expands on the hitbox combat system from Origins and brings back naval combat. Despite being the twentieth game in the series, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey holds its own against its predecessors, and brings in enough new elements to show the series is not slowing down.

Players can play as a female protagonist

Soldiers ready to battle at any given time

2) Attack on Titan 2

“Attack on Titan 2” Gameplay

Attack on Titan 2 follows the plot of the first two seasons of the anime. Players create a custom protagonist to fight with the characters from the anime, as they try to protect civilians from giant titans, who look like they’re wearing muscle suits. Different from the first game, Attack on Titan 2 has a story mode than can be played entirely as a co-op. The game switches between third person and first person depending on the part of the battle, but it is executed very well. Even if you have never seen the anime series, Attack on Titan 2 is a fun and unique gaming experience that will have players talking for a long time.

Characters can fully customize their protagonist

Be ready for a fun battle system, complete with lots of flying and spinning slashes

1) Monster Hunter: World

“Monster Hunter: World” Gameplay

In Monster Hunter: World, players join a fantasy realm where they become a hunter who has been summoned to assist in research support for the New World. Players are tasked with exploring different areas, and hunting monsters to either kill or use for research. The game allows players to play alone, or in a group of up to four people. Monster Hunter: World is heavily quest-driven, and players fail a quest if they are unable to finish it after three attempts. An open world map paired with downloadable content make Monster Hunter: World a game that will keep players occupied for many hours to come.

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