Top 15 Games Like Bioshock Infinite (Games Better Than Bioshock Infinite in Their Own Way)

Games Like Bioshock Infinite
Bioshock Infinite is a fast pace first person shooter. You have to use all the tools at your disposal, as well as your surroundings, to survive against varies types of enemies, from police officers to steam punk robots.

What are some of the games that came out in recent years that are similar to Bioshock: Infinite?

Bioshock Infinite is a triple-A, first-person shooter, developed by Irrational Games. With its graphics, gameplay and superb storytelling, it’s been on many top 10 charts since its release in 2013. And with good reason.

You play Booker DeWitt, a disgraced Pinkerton agent, who gets sent to Colombia, a floating city in the sky, to retrieve a mysterious girl called Elizabeth. Besides the intricate story and characters, Infinite also has one of the best gameplay. The shooting is smooth and very responsive. Despite having a huge selection of guns you also get to use something called Vigor. This elixir grants you special abilities like telekinesis or animal control.

Also, you get a special device called Sky Hook which you can use for traversing the skylines of Colombia or to melee your opponents in submission. But if you already played through Bioshock and you want to check out a different game with an excellent story, here are 15 games similar to Bioshock Infinite.

#15: Prey     

"Prey"-gameplay

The best way to describe this game is a mix between Garry’s Mod and Alien. In Prey, you awaken on a space station called Talos I, orbiting the moon. The station is overrun by aliens who are hunting you. Use the tools you find on the station, along with mind-bending abilities and your wits and uncover the dark secrets of Talos I. The fate of everyone on the station is in your hands.

In Prey, the Aliens have the ability to mimic objects and people from your surroundings and copy them to the detail. That means you have to be extra vigilante. Everything is a threat, from a simple chair to a dead body in the corner.

Use your mind powers to discover the aliens hiding in the environment. You have to be aware at all times, the enemy might come at you from all sides.

#14: Wolfenstein: The New Order

“ Wolfenstein: The New Order” gameplay

Set in an alternate universe in 1960, you play as William B.J. Blazkowic. In this timeline the Nazis are technologically more advanced thanks to ancient alien artifacts, thus beating the Allies and winning the war. You join the resistance in order to defeat the Nazis and there evil leader General Wilhelm "Deathshead" Strasse. The fate of the free world is in your hands.

In a parallel universe where the Nazis have won the war, you play a resistance fighter, who wants to put a stop to the Third Reich. This game is a fast-paced, old-school shooter with modern graphics and improved gameplay mechanics.

In most of the missions, you can choose between using stealth to complete the mission undetected or you can dual wield machine guns and mow down everything in your sight.

#13: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood     

“Wolfenstein: The Old Blood” gameplay

The year is 1946 and the Nazis are on the verge of winning World War 2. You play as Captain B.J. Blazkowicz as you embark on a mission deep within enemy territory to stop the Nazis advance. You have to break into Castle Wolfenstein and retrieve the coordinates to General Deathsheads’s compound. Along the way, you have to fight an army of cybernetically enhanced soldiers with advanced war mech suits. You have to use everything at your disposal to complete your mission. Should you fail the free world will fall. 

The Old Blood is a standalone prequel to the award-winning “Wolfenstine: The New Order”. This game spans across eight chapters and features thrilling action, immersive story and fast FPS action.

Fight against all kinds of enemies in this standalone prequel, from robot Nazi dogs to big supernatural Frankenstein like monsters.

#12: Far Cry 3

"Far cry 3" gameplay 

Far Cry 3 is a multiple award-winning open-world FPS shooter. You play as Jason, who along with a couple of friends are captured by a gang of pirates led by the sinister Vass. Through sheer luck, you manage to escape your captors and join the resistance and help them liberate the island from the pirates and in the process free your friends. The world in Far Cry 3 is massive and filled with things to do. From fighting enemies to hunting for animals and ancient relics, to climbing towers in order to reveal the map around you. You are free to play however you want, whether that is by sneaking around or going guns blazing it is up to you. You can also have a couple of your friends join you in a new co-op mode.

Far Cry 3 is an open world FPS game where you get to roam around an island filled whit pirates. The massive open world is full of dangerous animals and lush vegetation. You can liberate outposts, climb radio towers, hunt dangerous and exotic animals and much more.  

You can use different plants in the game to different effects. Some improve your ability to withstand fire or breath underwater, some take you to dream state where you get to fight a big smoking demon with a bow and arrows.

#11: Metro: Exodus     

“Metro: Exodus” gameplay

50 years after a nuclear war devastated the world, the few survivors cling on to life in the underground metro stations. You play as Artyom, a Spartan Ranger, who has to flee the metro along his comrades and embark on a journey across war torn Russia. Along the way, you will fight against mutated beasts, paranormal horrors, the poisoned elements, and other humans as well. Metro: Exodus is a first person shooter with a self-driven story, that blends stealth and combat with exploration and survival horror.

Flee the ruins of the Moscow Metro and embark on an epic journey. Journey across post-nuclear war Russia, filled with mutated creatures, all aggressive and out to get you. All your skill are going to be tested.

Travel across desolate Russia as you try the uncover it’s mysteries. Visit a unique and scary world filled with danger.

# 10: Dishonored

Dishonored” gameplay

Dishonored is a first person stealth- action game published by Bethesda. You play as Corvo Atanos, bodyguard to the queen, who after failing to stop her assassination by a mysterious assassin, take the blame for her death. You are freed by people who are still loyal to the queen and tasked with taking down the real conspirators before the empire is plunged in complete chaos. Along the way, you are helped by the Outsider, a mysterious figure who gives you supernatural powers like slowing down time and teleportation. The game is unique for its art style as well as the ability to complete a certain objective in many different ways.

Dishonored is set in a steam-punk inspired world filled with magic and weird gadgets. With its gameplay and unique art style, this game is one of a kind.

While playing as Corvo, you are free to complete the mission however you chose. You can go about without killing anyone except your target or you can use everything in your arsenal to leave no witnesses. Just remember that your actions have consequences.

#9: Dishonored 2

“ Dishonored 2” gameplay

The sequel to the first game, Dishonored 2 takes us to the same kingdom but a couple years in the future. After queen Emily is usurped from the throne by otherworldly conspirators it is up to you to dispense justice with extreme prejudice. You can pick between older and more experienced royal bodyguard Corvo Attano or the now grown queen Emily. Each armed with different abilities it is up to you how you want to complete your mission. You can pass everyone and be quiet as a mouse, take advantage of the brutal combat system, or have a bit of both. It is completely up to you.

If you choose to play as Emilly, you get access to all new abilities like shadow walk or chain kill.

This direct sequel to the original game takes you back to the same steam punk world. Armed with new powers and equipment as well as some of the old fan favorites, you have to face a wave of all new enemies who threaten The Empire.

#8: Spec Ops: The Line       

“Spec Ops-The Line” gameplay

It has been 6 months since Dubai was wiped from the map by a cataclysmic sandstorm. You are part of Delta Force, an elite squad of soldiers, sent to investigate a mysterious broadcast from the seemingly deserted Dubai. Your job is simple, locate survivors and radio for evac. What you find is that the city is at war. To save Dubai you have to find the man responsible for the whole thing, Col. John Konrad. Spec Ops is a third person shooter that delivers heart pounding action through the use of close combat and the squat-based mechanic. If you are a fan of a great shooter with a compelling story than this is the game for you.

A mix between third person shooter and chess, Spec Ops is one of the best games in its genre. You have to position yourself and your team carefully and use cover in order to get to your goal.

The main themes of this game tackle subjects like PTSD and the horrors that soldiers have to face when they are called in action.

#7: Rage    

“Rage” gameplay

Rage is a first-person shooter who combines excellent vehicle combat, a breathtaking world to explore and jaw-dropping graphics.

Fearing that an asteroid is on a collision course to Earth, the governments place a select group of people in underground pods to wait for the upcoming apocalypse and to resettle the world. You are a part of those special people. After waking up you find out that humanity is trying to rebuild itself against bandits, mutants and the Authority- an oppressive government regime who has a special interest in you. It is up to you to find out the mysteries behind your past and to defeat the evil Authority.

A mix between Mad Max and Fallout, Rage is a game where you have to explore the wasteland and use everything that you find to survive the harsh conditions and the other raiders.

Face off against a variety of enemies as you try to solve the mysteries behind the Authority’s interest in you.   

#6: Rage 2  

“Rage 2” gameplay

This game takes place 30 years into the future when the planet is finally starting to recover from the catastrophe. You play as Walker, a resident of a settlement called Vineland and a member of its survivors, the Rangers. The Rangers use Nanotrites, an element from the first game, to give themselves special abilities. You're forced to leave Vineland when the Authority comes knocking, and it seems Walker becomes the last of the Rangers after that attack. With new developers brought onboard for the open-world part of the game, Rage 2 is shaping out to be a better and more complex game than its predecessor.

Dive into a dystopian future deprived of law and order. Explore the open world where you can go anywhere, explore and explode everything.

Drive around in all new vehicles and find and collect weapons as you take down hordes of enemies.

#5: Resident Evil 7: Biohazard     

“Resident Evil 7: Biohazard” gameplay

The newest installment in the Resident Evil franchise, this game takes it back to the old survival horror games, a departure from the more resent action based Resident Evil games. You play as Ethan Winters, who gets called to an abandon southern farmhouse by his presumed dead wife Mia. When he reaches his destination he finds that the house isn’t as abandoned as he thought. Hunted by the infected Baker family that lives in the house, you have to explore every corner of the house in order to get out alive and along the way discover the mysteries of the house and its inhabitants. This game is unique for its settings, eerie atmosphere and first-view perspective. You get to play the games in two modes, standard and VR, if you want to get the full emersion.

Set in a creepy mansion filled with mutated animals and persons, Biohazard takes its inspiration from old school horror movies like Evil Dead and the Texas Chainsaw Massacre. 

Be disgusted to your core by the Baker family, a collection of hillbillies infected with the virus, who try to stop you at every turn. 

#4: Borderlands    

“Borderlands” gameplay

Journey across Pandora, an alien world filled with monsters and savage lands. Choose one out of four trigger-happy mercenaries as you search the famous Vaults filled with ancient artifacts.  The game is a mix of frantic first person shooter and RPG elements like customizable characters and weapons. Get ready to take out everything in this massive open world, alone or with 3 of your friends with the 4 player co-op.

Set is a unique world, you get to visit an alien planet as you search for treasure and fight the indigenes' species and tribes as well as other characters in search for treasure as well.

Find, collect and upgrade a slew of weapons, each with its own pros and cons, and use them to track the Vault and explore Pandora.

#3: Borderlands 2

“Borderlands 2” gameplay

Visit Pandora once again. Chose one out of four vault hunters facing off against a massive world of monsters and psychos in search of the famous Vault. Fight against the evil mastermind Handsome Jack, as you try to take revenge for him murdering your fellow hunters. Meet all-new wacky characters as well the return of some old fan favorites. Choose from an array of various weapons as you blast your way across Pandora. Play according to your style. Take either a tactical approach where you snipe the enemies from afar or get up close and personal wielding dual rocket launcher. It is up to you. 

Bigger than the previous game, Borderlands 2 is filled with more guns, more enemies to kill and more loot to take.

The second game, with the addition of a mini-map, comes with new weapons and an improved inventory system. This new system is more streamlined and easier to navigate and use.

BONUS: Cyberpunk 2077

“Cyberpunk 2077” gameplay

Inspired by the 1988 tabletop game “Cyberpunk 2020”, this game takes place 57 years in the future. Set in a dystopian city in California called Night City, you get to play as a customizable mercenary by the name of V. The sex, appearance, face, body type and hairstyle of the main character are completely customizable. You get to fight other characters, upgrade yourself and get new equipment, all while you and your gang take control of Night City. If CD Project Red previous hit game Witcher 3 is any indication, this game is set to be filled with amazing characters and rich story in which you can spend hours immersing yourself into.   

From the creators of the Witcher comes a brand new sci-fi first-person shooter set in the near future. Play as a cybernetically enhanced mercenary as you fight your way across Night City.

This game is still pretty much a mystery to us. From what we know so far we can conclude that the game will be a mix of GTA, Dishonored, Deus Ex and Blade Runner. Something that you should be looking forward if you are a sci-fi fan. 

#2: Fallout: New Vegas

“Fallout: New Vegas” gameplay

Fallout: New Vegas takes place in a post-nuclear war in part of the USA known as the Mojave desert. You are a Mojave courier. After being shot in the head and left for dead in the desert you are helped by an old doctor and send on your way to find your attackers and exact revenge. Along the way meet the different factions of the New Vegas strip and help one of them defeat the others and establish dominance in the Mojave desert. This game is unique for its bigger and more diverse open world, as well as improved gameplay.

Explore the post-apocalyptic wasteland that is the Mojave desert. Battle mutant cockroaches, Super Mutants and Deathclaws. Ally yourself with one of the many factions or go on your own.

From Obsidian Studios comes this fan favorite game in the Fallout franchise. From the start, you are free to do whatever you please. You can go anywhere and do anything. Roam the wasteland. Explore and collect. Just be wary of the dangers lurking in the sands. 

#1:  Fallout 4

“Fallout 4” gameplay

From the minds behind Skyrim and Fallout 3 comes their newest game, Fallout 4. You are the sole survivor of Vault 111. Explore the massive open world as you look for the people who kidnapped your son. Along the way meet the various factions who fight for control and domination, each with their own ideas and morals. Align yourself with one of the faction or go on your own. For the first time in a Fallout game, you get to build and manage your own settlement. On top of that, you can collect, upgrade and build thousands of items in the most advanced crafting system to date. This truly is Bethesda’s most ambitious project yet. 

Roam around war-torn Boston in the newest game in the Fallout franchise. Immerse yourself in the game with the help of the combat system and improved graphics.

For the first time ever you can build your own settlement.

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