Ring of Elysium is a 3D battle royale shooter set in a snow-covered mountain. Players scavenge for weapons, ammo, and gear and fight it out for one of four spots on the rescue plane while staying ahead of a frigid snowstorm.
||Publisher: Tencent Games
Type: 3D F2P Battle Royale
Release Date: September 19, 2018
Pros: +High quality graphics. +Robust character creation system. +Spawn with a pistol. +No parachute drops. Simply choose your starting position. +Player skills/equipment.
Cons: -High system requirements. -Lag and FPS drops. –Limited hairstyles.
Dead Frontier 2 is a 3D survival horror MMORPG set in a post-apocalyptic world infested by zombies. Players must scavenge for food, water, weapons, ammo, and gear while completing missions for the local townsfolk.
||Publisher: Creaky Corpse
Type: 3D Survival Horror
Release Date: September 5, 2018
Pros: +Resident Evil-like feel. +Persistent PvP. +Cooperative play. +Player-driven economy.
Cons: -Areas and zombies look mostly the same. -Repetitive gameplay. -No formal tutorial.
Meridian 59 is a 3D fantasy-themed MMORPG and is one of the oldest 3D MMORPGs in the world. Players engage in classic MMORPG combat and join forces with other players as they explore a world teeming with dangerous monsters.
||Publisher: The 3DO Company, Near Death Studios
Type: F2P 3D MMORPG
Release Date: September 27, 1996
Pros: +Extremely helpful community. +Classic MUD-style gameplay and mechanics.
Cons: -Very dated graphics. -Grindy and repetitive gameplay.
Armored Warfare is a 3D tactical tank battling MMO set in modern times with realistic graphics and gameplay. Like other tank battling MMOs, Armored Warfare places a huge emphasis on teamwork and strategic play.
||Publisher: My.com (Mail.ru Group)
Type: Tank Shooter
Release Date: October 8, 2015
Pros: +Modern setting. +PvE and PvP options. +Unique micromanagement features.
Cons: -Secondhand tech tree. -Some wonky animations. -Poor tutorial.
War Thunder is a 3D World War II shooter where players take part in large-scale battles in the air and on the ground. War Thunder offers both arcade and realistic simulation style gameplay to accommodate a wide variety of playstyles.
||Publisher: Gaijin Entertainment
Type: MMO Shooter
Release Date: November 1, 2012 (Open Beta)
PvP: Arcade / Realistic / Simulation Battles
Pros: +Wide variety of aircraft and tanks. +Realistic and arcade game modes. +Multi-platform. +Gamepad and joystick support.
Cons: -Steep learning curve. -Campaigns require purchase. -Researching multiple tech trees is slow.
Warface is a 3D first-person tactical shooter developed by Crytek that was released in 2013. It features gameplay similar to the Battlefield and Call of Duty series, with different classes that perform specific roles and a focus on team-based multiplayer game modes.
Release Date: October 21, 2013
Pros: +Good amount of weapon variety. +Varied customization options. +Mix of PvE co-op and lobby-based PvP.
Cons: -Cash shop dependent. -Players required to "grind" co-op to buy weapons. -Weapons must be "repaired" which can offset match payouts.
Realm Royale is a fantasy-themed battle royale spin-off of Paladins where 100 players fight it out to be the last Champion standing. Players choose their class, scavenge for gear, or use earned shards to forge rare and powerful weapons and armor.
||Publisher: Hi-Rez Studios
Type: Battle Royale
Release Date: June 5, 2018
Pros: +Simple to learn. +Unique class-based and crafting mechanics. +Smooth gameplay.
Cons: -Random glitches. -Balancing issues.
World of Warships is an arcade naval MMO, pitting players against each other in open seas arenas. Command a vast arsenal of ships, unlocked through tech upgrades, and fire artillery, torpedoes, and other weapons of war at enemy ships to secure victory.
Type: Arcade Naval Combat
Release Date: July 02, 2015
Pros: +Various ships to captain. +Detailed ships and graphics. +Tactical gameplay.
Cons: -Ship balancing issues. -Slow combat may not appeal to some players. -Limited game modes.
World of Tanks is a 3D WWII MMO shooter where players take part in epic tank battles. World of Tanks emphasizes strategic gameplay and teamwork and supports up to 30 players per match.
PvP: Teams / Clan Wars
Release Date: April 12, 2011 (NA/EU)
Pros: +Hundreds of vehicles to unlock and learn. +Easy to pick up and play, but difficult to master. +Large competitive scene.
Cons: -Steep learning curve. -Slow-paced gameplay that can get repetitive. -Unlocks require a lot of grinding.
Skyforge is a 3D third person sci-fi MMORPG with fantasy elements and action oriented combat. The game is set on a planet called Aelion that features both persistent and instanced zones. Players start off as powerful immortals and can eventually ascend to become a god.
Release Date: July 16, 2015
PvP: Duels / Arenas
Pros: +Gorgeous Sci-fi environments. +Unique skill system. +Varied PvP options. +Multi classing system.
Cons: -Weak story/lore. -Unorthodox user interface. -Weekly experience caps.