10) ArmA III (PC)
The Setup: Sequel to Bohemia Interactive's series of realistic first person shooters, ArmA III continues the tradition of 0ne-hit kills, life-sized battlefields, and being the most authentic military shooter to date.
Why It Made The List: Don't let the military aesthetic fool you into thinking that ArmA III is anything like Call of Duty, or Battlefield…because it isn't – at all. In fact, ArmA (short for Armed Assault) remains as one of the last true tactical fist-person shooter franchises. Don't expect Hollywood-like production values or massive set-piece moments, but rather, an experience that is as true to military combat as possible.
9) Survarium (PC)
Release Date: Late 2013
The Setup: A free-to-play
Why It Made The List: An "evolutionary successor" of S.T.A.L.K.E.R., Survarium
8) The War Z (PC)
Release Date: TBA 2013
The Setup: A post-apocalyptic, massively multiplayer first-person shooter where it's every man for himself.
Why It Made The List: If you read the above statement and don’t get why it made the list…fine; here are a few other reasons. With a server packed with a max of 100 players all competing for the same ammo packs, weapons, and health items in a town that is rife with brain-eating zombie, it doesn't take long before all Hell breaks loose. The fascinating part about The War Z is that it is less about your rotting corpses of enemies – those are the least of your worries – but more about the player interaction and how helpful…or how much of a dick you can be. See someone who's got a shotgun? Well, you can either team up with them, or blow their brains outs and take the powerful weapon for yourself. Trust is a huge element here, and you never really know what to expect from other players, making for an equally tense and terrifying experience. It is a perfect storm of suspense, horror, and multiplayer combat.
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