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Developer: Bungie, Inc.

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Trying to find games like Halo 3? Try these 50 great games that are similar to Halo 3, but stand out in their own awesome ways. This is a comprehensive list of best games like Halo 3 that have been tried, tested and recommended.

Halo 3 Game

Halo 3 is a first-person shooter from Bungie and another installment in one of the most popular gaming universes. The third part of the franchise completes the story begun in Halo: Combat Evolved.

The action takes place in years 2552-53, in which humanity colonized the distant boundaries of the universe and met the aliens The Covenant. As a result of the conflict, a war begins between two species. Play as the Master Chief, who suffers a crash in eastern Africa. He is found by his allies Johnson and the Arbiter and together they are sent to repel the alien aggressors.

Halo 3 is a traditional first-person shooter, with a well-designed game world and mythology. The series is known for its multiplayer, which many consider the best in the genre. Matches can fit up to 16 people, who fight in several game modes. They are a variation on the Deathmatch and Capture the Flag modes. In addition to multiplayer battles, players can go through the campaign together with 3 friends in a cooperative mode.

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Games like Halo 3: Escape from Bug Island,Horizon Zero Dawn,BioShock,Borderlands,Fallout 3,Resident Evil 5,Call of Duty: Black Ops III,Overwatch,Dying Light,Crysis

1. Escape from Bug Island

Escape from Bug Island game icon
As Ray, you wake up alone in a deep and fog covered forest. Your friends
are nowhere to be found. It was supposed to be a cozy night camping in
the woods... until strange creatures rose from the darkness. You must
find your friends, survive the horrific forest and get off the island in
one piece.

Features


Use the Wii Remote and Nunchuk controllers to overcome obstacles
scattered throughout the island. Swinging bridges, pitfalls,...

2. Horizon Zero Dawn

Horizon Zero Dawn game icon Horizon Zero Dawn is an experiment. A very impressive experiment that actually succeeded.
Having a very curious mix of cyberpunk and prehistorical styles and esthetic, the game provides us with quite a unique experience. We need to arm ourselves with arrows and a bow, with a spear or any other prehistorical-ish weapon in order to defeat out enemies - dinosaur-mechanisms that are spread around the world. If that wasn't enough, Aloy our main protagonist can control an AI named GAIA. What we're...

3. BioShock

BioShock game icon FPS with RPG elements, Bioshock invites players to experience horrors of underwater isolation in the city of Rapture, the failed project of the better future. After surviving the plane crash, the protagonist has only one way to go – to the giant lighthouse that opens a way to the underwater utopia. Players will have to unravel the complicated history of Rapture, relying only on themselves, their guns and Plasmids, a mystical substance, that allows it’s user to obtain near magical abilities.
The...

4. Borderlands

Borderlands game icon Pandora is a dangerous planet, so it makes sense that the strongest people will dominate it. 4 Vault Hunters arrive to find the legendary Vault found themselves at the Fyrestone, where mysterious girl only known as Angel guides them, helping to build the reputation of problem solvers. Eventually, players will be tasked to find the first piece, of the Vault Key.
By being a story-driven first-person shooter with RPG elements, Borderlands allows adjusting the playstyle by finding different weapons,...

5. Fallout 3

Fallout 3 game icon Fallout 3 is a legendary action RPG, which continues the Fallout franchise. Players dive into the events held 36 years after Fallout 2's ending. The game is set in the post-apocalyptic open world known as the “Capital Wasteland.” According to the storyline, by 2277, the whole familiar world finds itself devastated. The cataclysm is the consequence of the nuclear war of 2077 between USA and China. The only people left on Earth are lucky ones, who managed to stay alive on the surface, and those,...

6. Resident Evil 5

Resident Evil 5 game icon Resident Evil 5 (also known as Biohazard 5 in Japan) is the third-person shooter with elements of a survivor-horror game. This is the fifth main installment in Capcom’s acclaimed franchise Resident Evil.
The story follows Chris Redfield, the protagonist of the original Resident Evil, and his partner Sheva Alomar. As the members of the Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance, they are tasked to intercept an illegal bioweapon trade in Kijuju, Africa. Upon arrival, they find out that Kijuju is...

7. Call of Duty: Black Ops III

Call of Duty: Black Ops III game icon Call of Duty Black Ops III is a science fiction first-person shooter, the twelfth game in the whole Call of Duty franchise and the third chapter in the Black Ops series. The action begins in 2065, 40 years after the events of the second part, so the game has several historical references. However, the game is not a direct sequel to the previous Black Ops game. Players are offered to assume the role of a CIA special unit trooper trying to get along with the new artificial intelligence DNI (Direct...

8. Overwatch

Overwatch game icon The Legacy
Overwatch is a multiplayer first-person shooter from the company that gave players the saga of Azeroth, Starcraft and the Diablo universe. Despite these releases coming out years ago, they are still alive and actively updated. But the developers at Blizzard wanted something new: the company does not like to experiment with new settings, preferring to transfer existing characters to new genres, worlds, and situations. The exception, perhaps, can only be a game about the three Vikings—The...

9. Dying Light

Dying Light game icon Dying Light is a first-person action horror game with the elements of survival. It is a first part of the Dying light series followed by Dying Light 2. The game is set in the open-world environment of fictional Harran city. Players are offered to assume the role of an undercover agent Kyle Crane who has been sent in the quarantine zone. His mission is to find the rogue politician Kadir "Rais" Suleiman lost somewhere in the infected giant city. On the way to achieving the goal, Kyle will...

10. Crysis

Crysis game icon The game that started the popular Crysis series. You control a member of Delta Force special military squad, codenamed Nomad. Your squad was sent to rescue a group of American archeologists who are about to be imprisoned by North Korea. The archeologists recently made a world-changing discovery that needs to be protected by any means. Soon it turns out your real enemy is not North Koreans, but rather something not from this world. The plot is told partly through cutscenes, but mostly through in-game...

11. RAGE

RAGE game icon The game takes place in the near future. Civilization gradually begins to die out after the meteorite fell to the Earth. You find yourself in the middle of a vast wasteland and discover that humanity is trying to rebuild itself, under constant threat from bandits, mutants, and Power – a tyrannical state regime,which is actively interested in you personally.
You have to participate in intense firefights with hordes of mutant bandits, trying to save your life. You can also give a try in tight races,...

12. Resident Evil 2 (1998)

Resident Evil 2 (1998) game icon If the suspense doesn't kill you, something else will! Something is desperately wrong in Raccoon City. A muta-genic virus has broken loose and the entire town is infested. Blood-thirsty zombies, hideous mutations now overwhelm the community. When Leon and Claire arrive in town, their nightmare is just beginning...Now, you control their destiny in this survival horror classic....

13. Gears of War 2

Gears of War 2 game icon Continuation of the history of Marcus Phoenix, a soldier guarding the exoplanet Sera. the game is also a representative of the genre of military sci-fi, gameplay, it's a third-person shooter from the same developers. The game is famous for its signature assault-rifle with a chainsaw attached.
The second part of the COG troops continues to fight against The Locust Horde, which wants to destroy all the cities of people on the planet. This time, the main events unfold in the territory of The Horde:...

14. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare game icon Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is an FPS developed by Sledgehammer Games. It is the eleventh major installment in the series.
In the year 2054, the private military companies become the world's leading military power. Countries replace their own armies by hiring PMCs. You play as Jack Mitchell, the soldier of the biggest PMC named Atlas. You are a loyal combatant, yet a major conspiracy is unraveled in Atlas.
The game's core mechanics revolve around an exoskeleton that is worn by the Protagonist....

15. Deadlight

Deadlight game icon Deadlight is a side-scrolling survival platformer with horror elements set in a post-apocalyptic 2.5D environment of Seattle. The game follows a former park ranger Randall Wayne, who tries to get to a safe zone located in the city, where he hopes his family will be waiting for him. Thus, he has to move across Seattle to reach his final destination. On his way, Randall, in control of players, should avoid both zombies and members of self-proclaimed local authority gang called New Law. The game is...

16. Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor game icon Medal of Honor is a first-person action shooter providing both single and multiplayer experience. It is the thirteenth game in the Medal of Honor franchise, but in comparison to the previous ones, its plot is unique. The game is set in the historical period of the War in Afghanistan. The single campaign opens up in 2001 during the invasion of Afghanistan. The action gives an opportunity to participate in the military conflict for the U.S. Navy. In the course of the storyline, players alternate between...

17. Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition

Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition game icon Deus Ex is a first-person shooter made in a cyberpunk style. Mostly, all the action of the game takes place in the dark to the loud and evocative soundtrack.
The year is 2052. There is complete chaos on the Earth: economic disasters, governments are gradually beginning to weaken. There are a lot of active terrorist groups and the epidemic of an incurable disease - "Gray Death". You play as a special agent of the organisation, which was designed to stop the evil plans of terrorists as soon...

18. Call of Juarez Gunslinger

Call of Juarez Gunslinger game icon Gunslinger is the fourth installment of the Call of Juarez series of western-inspired games. The frame story, told in cutscenes, begins in 1910, in Kansas, where Silas, a patron in the pub, brags about his adventures in the Wild West. This old man claims he used to be a bounty hunter who took down many of the famous outlaws. Most of the game has the player re-enacting Silas's presumed past, while in the present the hero is narrating his own story off-screen. Silas is an unreliable narrator, however,...

19. Shadow Warrior 2

Shadow Warrior 2 game icon Shadow Warrior 2 is a first-person adventure and the second part of the original's title released in 1997 reboot. The company responsible for the original is 3D Realms.
Gameplay
The player controls the protagonist with the arsenal of 70 weaponry including melee weapons, firearms, and throwables. The weapons may be customized: there are three gem slots in each one with the gems improving different characteristics in the armament. Due to the detailed battle system, it is allowed to cut an enemy...

20. Crysis 2

Crysis 2 game icon The sequel to Crysis is set three years after the original. All events of the 2020 incident, especially the human-alien conflict, were kept secret, and CryNet Systems is hunting for survivors of the first contact. However, the extraterrestrial race of Ceph did not give up its plans on the Earth. Crysis 2 introduces the new protagonist, a US Marine codenamed Alcatraz. Prophet, the squad leader from Crysis, also makes an appearance, and his recorded memories guide Alcatraz as he uncovers the alien...

21. DOOM 3

DOOM 3 game icon DOOM 3 is a first-person shooter, the third installment in the series, serving as a reboot to the previous games.
Plot
As the game is set in a science fiction universe, the events span accordingly. The year is 2145, and the technological progress has allowed humanity to set up different facilities on Mars. After an experiment goes wrong, the research center becomes inhabited by demons. The player controls a nameless space marine, fighting off hordes of enemies through a variety of levels.
Gameplay
The...

22. Orcs Must Die!

Orcs Must Die! game icon Orcs Must Die! is a tower-defense game where you, as the War Mage, need to protect the world from the hordes of evil creatures such as Orcs and Ogres. To complete your mission, you need to keep enemies out from magical Rifts that must not be destroyed. Every level features from four to twelve waves; each Orc that reaches your Rift damages it a little. Once the Rift Score is 0, you need to start the level over.  
The title uses a third-person perspective that makes it look like a classic action game....

23. God of War: Ascension

God of War: Ascension game icon This prequel to the very first game in the God of War series and the seventh game in the franchise. It is exclusive for the Sony PlayStation 3 console. The game still uses the ancient Greek mythology as visual inspiration and the primary story source.
The player takes control over the warrior Kratos. At the beginning of the game, the protagonist was imprisoned after he violated the blood oath given to the god of war Ares. One of the three goddesses of revenge Megera tortures Kratos, but he manages...

24. Warface

Warface game icon This is a free-to-play online first-person shooter, from Crytek and publisher My.com, a subsidiary of Russian Mail.ru Group, focused on the western market. The game was created by three teams: Crytek Kiev, Crytek Seoul, and Crytek UK. The game uses the power of Crytek’s own engine - CryEngine 3. Initially, the game was aimed at the Asian market but was also released in the west.
The game features more than two hundred weapons: from the vintage Mosin rifle to modern models like the Bushmaster BA50....

25. Gears of War: Judgment

Gears of War: Judgment game icon Gears of War: Judgment is a third-person shooter game developed by Epic Games. It is a spin-off to the Gears of War series.
Plot
Judgment serves as a spin-off prequel to the original Gears of War. On a distant planet named Sera, humanity suffers from a sudden invasion of the Locust Horde. Nothing is known about the enemy, and the human government is unable to deploy its military forces quickly. The story revolves around a military court process against the four-person Kilo squad.
Gameplay
Just like...

26. Singularity

Singularity game icon Singularity is a shooter game developed by Raven Software.
Plot
The protagonist is Captain Nathaniel Renko, a part of a U.S. Recon Marines group. The action starts from an uninhabited island called Katorga-12.
An electromagnetic surge from the island hits an American satellite, and the unit goes there to investigate the place. Another surge damages the crew’s helicopter; Nathaniel is the only person who stays alive. He fades out to find himself in the past. At this point, the plot twists; every...

27. Homefront: The Revolution

Homefront: The Revolution game icon Homefront: The Revolution is an open-world FPS developed by Dambuster Studios. It is the second game in the series.
Plot
In 1972, a technological marvel emerged in North Korea. The APEX corporation was found. Sometime later, the North Korean technologies become more widespread than the US. In 2004 the United States began to buy its weaponry from Korea. By 2016 the United States economy is at an all-time low, the US invade the Middle East. In 2025, the US debt to North Korea grows too immense to be...

28. Resistance 2

Resistance 2 game icon Resistance 2 is a sci-fi first-person shooter developed by Insomniac Games. It is the second part of the Resistance trilogy.
Plot
The game takes place right after the ending of Resistance: Fall of Man. Nathan Hale wanders somewhere in a snowy forest after the destruction of an alien tower in London. Suddenly, a black ops squad finds him. They put their guns up on the protagonist and demand that Hale goes with them. At first, Nathan wants to blow himself and all the soldiers up with a grenade, but...

29. Zeno Clash

Zeno Clash game icon Zeno Clash is an action/fighting game set in a punk fantasy world. The game is played from a first person perspective and the combat is generally up close and brutal.
Experience a deep storyline set in a fantastic world. Play the role of Ghat, a man banished by his own brothers and forced to begin a desperate journey past the forbidden desert and to the end of the world.
Nominated in 'Excellence in Visual Art' at the Independent Games Festival, the original visuals, which make full use of...

30. Spacelords

Spacelords game icon Raiders of the Broken Planet - Prologue is free of cost game which serves as a demo campaign for an online asymmetric multiplayer game Raiders of the Broken Planet, which was developed by MercurySteam and later rebranded as Spacelords.
Setting
Set in the distant future on a mysterious Broken Planet, the game tells the story of its Raiders who set out to free the planet from the hands of the Antagonist.
Gameplay
The game focuses on the four versus one asymmetric multiplayer horde mode. Play as one...

31. Medal of Honor Airborne

Medal of Honor Airborne game icon Step into the boots of Boyd Travers, Private First Class of the “All-American” 82nd Airborne Division, and revolutionize the way the war is fought. From a rocky beginning in Sicily to war winning triumphs in the heart of Germany, fight the epic WWII battles that turned America’s first paratroopers into combat legends. Begin each mission from the air and behind enemy lines, then jump immediately into the action. On the ground, tackle objectives in any order across an expansive, free-roaming...

33. Metroid: Samus Returns

Metroid: Samus Returns game icon Brave the hostile terrain of an alien planet teeming with vicious life forms as legendary bounty hunter Samus Aran. Her mission? Terminate the Metroid menace in this masterful reimagining of her 1991 Game Boy™ adventure. Samus Aran's arsenal has been enhanced with new moves and abilities that are sure to help her face the deadly surprises that await. This intense, side-scrolling action platformer is a great entry point into the Metroid franchise and perfect for returning fans as well, and it's...

34. Operation Flashpoint: Red River

Operation Flashpoint: Red River game icon Operation Flashpoint: Red River is a tactical first-person shooter, set in the modern world. The game is a sequel to Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising, and overall a third game in the series.
The game’s protagonists are a squad of four US Marine Corps soldiers, each with their unique skills and fighting capabilities. The main campaign focuses on a fictional conflict in the Middle East, featuring both single-player mode and cooperative multiplayer. The battles in Operation Flashpoint are unique...

35. Damnation

Damnation game icon Evolving the shooter genre with its unique and exhilarating combination of fluid action and combat, Damnation features huge, open environments, frenetic combat, daredevil acrobatics and high-octane vehicle-based stunts. Presenting players with an intense test of reflexes, quick thinking and rapid-fire conflict, Damnation will feature vast, breathtaking landscapes, each covering miles of distance and thousands of vertical feet.
Billed as a “shooter gone vertical” and visually inspired by iconic...

36. Naruto Rise Of A Ninja

Naruto Rise Of A Ninja game icon (Online Interactions Not Rated by the ESRB) This game supports English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish. Download the manual for this game by locating the game on http://marketplace.xbox.com and selecting “See Game Manual". For the first time ever, experience Naruto from the series’ beginning in a game exclusively developed for the Xbox 360 from the ground up. Re-live the hit anime and experience Naruto’s transformation from noisy ninja-academy dropout to respected ninja. Experience Naruto...

37. Shadow of the Beast

Shadow of the Beast game icon Explore the alien landscape of Karemoon, a world filled with beauty, brutality and mystery, on a lone quest to overthrow the malevolent tyrant Maletoth.Survive epic boss battles and tackle hordes of enemies in ferocious adrenaline-fueled action. Develop abilities with skill points earned from the death of your opponents, unlocking increasingly brutal moves as you draw power from the blood of your foes.The story of Aarbron is told once more. Re-live the legend.Nearly 25 years ago, a game was released...

38. Tales of Xillia 2

Tales of Xillia 2 game icon Continue the epic journey from the first Tales of Xillia game in the worlds of Rieze Maxia and Elympios! Shape the course of events through the choices you make as Ludger while exploring beautiful landscapes, lively towns, and challenging dungeons. Customize character appearances and more to truly own the experience!...

39. Resistance: Retribution

Resistance: Retribution game icon Set in the weeks after Resistance: Fall of Man, Resistance: Retribution follows the story of James Grayson, a former British Marine, and his personal vendetta to destroy every conversion centre he can find.
Learning that his efforts have been futile - in Western Europe the Chimera have evolved a new method of converting humans - the European resistance enlists his help, and he joins Cartwright and Parker in Operation Overstrike.
A third person action-adventure game created specifically for PSP that...

40. ScreamRide

ScreamRide game icon This game features stunning high definition graphics, hundreds of customizable building components, physics-based destruction, cinematic collisions, unlockable levels, in-game leaderboards, global rankings and more. ScreamRide is the home of limitless innovation. Push the boundaries of thrill seekers everywhere. Take on your perfect role to complete each level in multiple ways. Scream seekers can prove their precise piloting skills, engineers can solve cunning construction puzzles and demolition...

41. Savage Resurrection

Savage Resurrection game icon The rebirth of the classic action FPS / RTS hybrid "Savage 1" is here! Experience fast-paced combat and cunning strategic gameplay in glorious Unreal 4 environments. Engage in epic 16v16 front-line combat, or take Command to outplay and outmaneuver your team's way to victory. Savage is a multiplayer-only game with a competitive focus. Combat includes both melee and shooter aspects, and should challenge even seasoned gamers. Servers are currently located in the US and EU, with more planned. Players...

42. Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams

Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams game icon Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams is the latest installment in Capcom's third-person action franchise. You play as Soki, a young and powerful warrior who, with the help of some friends, attempts to defeat the evil Hideyoshi and the Genma forces. There are new characters, artificial intelligence-controlled secondary characters, and a new gameplay system that lets you take control of various characters throughout the game. In addition, you will be able to customize your character, weapons, and attacks....

43. Tenchu 2: Birth of the Stealth Assassins

Tenchu 2: Birth of the Stealth Assassins game icon Tenchu 2: Birth of the Stealth Assassins is a stealth game developed by Acquire and published by Activision worldwide and Sony Computer Entertainment in Japan for the PlayStation in 2000. The game is intended as a prequel to the game Tenchu: Stealth Assassins and depicts the series' heroes Rikimaru and Ayame as teens, being taught by their elderly master named Shiunsai as well as another Azuma ninja named Tatsumaru....

44. Wonderbook: Book of Spells

Wonderbook: Book of Spells game icon Book of Spells is the first title for Wonderbook™ featuring original writing from J.K. Rowling.
Read, discover, learn and practice spells as well as discover mischievous notes and humorous anecdotal facts relating to the spells. J.K. Rowling has also written a conundrum that leads you through the experience, inviting you to journey through the book rewarding successful students along the way....

45. Star Trek: Voyager - Elite Force

Star Trek: Voyager - Elite Force game icon Star Trek: Voyager - Elite Force is an action-shooter game developed by Raven Software. It came out on 01-01-2000. It was published by Activision Blizzard. The game is rated as "Recommended" on RAWG. You can play Star Trek: Voyager - Elite Force on PC. It was directed by Brian Pelletier. Kevin Schilder scored the game. ...

46. Haze

Haze game icon Free yourself from the manipulative grip of the Mantel Corporation as you unravel the conspiracy you have become entangled in. Haze™, the new AAA shooter from Ubisoft and Free Radical, puts players in the boots of Shane Carpenter, a new recruit in the privately run Mantel army. Download this video and get a glimpse of life as a Mantel Trooper and the experiences of Shane Carpenter....

47. Sorcery

Sorcery game icon Sorcery™ is a fast-paced action adventure where your PlayStation®Move motion controller is transformed into a powerful magic wand, immersing players in a unique fantasy adventure like never before.As the sorcerer’s apprentice Finn, it is up to you to master the arcane arts and defeat the Nightmare Queen’s plans to cover the land in eternal night. Use an intuitive spell-casting system to master an arsenal of different spells and combos. Collect rare ingredients and return to your alchemy bench...

48. Sleeping Dogs: Nightmare in North Point

Sleeping Dogs: Nightmare in North Point game icon Sleeping Dogs: Nightmare in North Point is an action, shooter and racing game developed by United Front Games. It came out on 30-10-2012. It was published by Square Enix. The game is rated as "Recommended" on RAWG. Sleeping Dogs: Nightmare in North Point is available on PC and PlayStation 3.

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49. MediEvil (2019)

MediEvil (2019) game icon Completely remade from the grave up!
MediEvil follows the story of Sir Dan, an unlikely champion who met an unfortunate end on the field of battle. He receives a chance at redemption when his nemesis, the evil sorcerer Lord Zarok, accidentally resurrects him 100 years after that fateful day. Lord Zarok seeks to conquer the Kingdom of Gallowmere, and only the skeletal Sir Dan stands between Zarok’s army of the undead and the kingdom he swore to protect....

50. DARK ECLIPSE

DARK ECLIPSE game icon DARK ECLIPSE is PlayStation®4’s first ever VR MOBA – a Virtual Reality Multiplayer Online Battle Arena Game. Command a team of three Leaders, each with their own unique characteristics and abilities, and battle for supremacy in the post-apocalyptic dark fantasy world of Oldus.• Intuitive control scheme – drag and drop characters anywhere on the map.• Play a MOBA without the traditional boundary of a 2D screen.• 3D audio helps you pinpoint enemy locations and movement.• Play with either...

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