The Top 5 FPS Games of 2023: A Year of Thrilling Shooters

The Top 5 FPS Games of 2023: A Year of Thrilling Shooters

31. December 2023 by Valentin Pasetti

2023 has been a remarkable year for fans of first-person shooters (FPS). From dystopian worlds to zombie apocalypses, the genre has seen some outstanding releases. Here’s a look at the top 5 FPS games that have captivated players this year.

5) Robocop: Rogue City

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Enter the dystopian Detroit as Alex Murphy, a half-man half-machine cop, in ‘Robocop: Rogue City.’ This game offers a rich narrative, superhero abilities, and an intricate skill tree, making it a compelling experience despite its short duration.

4) The Finals

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‘Embark Studios’ has hit the mark with ‘The Finals.’ As a free-to-play competitive shooter, it stands out with its fast-paced strategic gameplay and dynamic environments. It’s quickly becoming a favorite among gamers who love intense shooting action.

3) Atomic Heart

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‘Atomic Heart’ immerses players in a utopian world teetering on the brink of catastrophe. The game’s eerie setting, coupled with advanced humanoid robots, provides a unique backdrop for its engaging combat system and clever storytelling.

2) Dead Island 2

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The long-awaited sequel to the 2011 zombie game, ‘Dead Island 2’ brings players to a post-apocalyptic Los Angeles. Powered by Unreal Engine 5, the game offers stunning visuals, a choice of six distinct characters, and a variety of weapons to fight off the undead.

Its narrative, set 14 years after the original, keeps players hooked despite not having major improvements.

1) Counter-Strike 2

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While ‘Counter-Strike 2’ is not entirely new, it represents one of the most significant technical evolutions in FPS this year. It modernizes the classic Counter-Strike mechanics while preserving the essence that has made it a beloved franchise for over two decades. Attracting millions of players, CS2 rightfully claims the top spot in the FPS category.


2023 has been an exciting year for FPS enthusiasts, with each game bringing something unique to the table. From the nostalgia of ‘Counter-Strike 2’ to the innovative gameplay of ‘The Finals,’ these games have set a high bar for the genre.