Shooting games have always been at the forefront of gaming ever since the inception of the format itself, starting out with ‘Space Invaders’ and now continuing the trend with AAA titles like ‘Call of Duty’ and ‘Battlefield’. Now, these games can get quite costly and with the emergence of microtransactions, it is really hard for casual gamers to enjoy such experiences. However, there are several games out there that are completely free and do not require the player to go through extensive lootboxes. And here, we’ve compiled them for you. You can play these top shooting games online.
8. Modern Combat 5: Blackout (2014)
‘Modern Combat 5: Blackout’ is a popular first person shooter video game developed and published by Gameloft for android and iOS devices. It is the fifth installment in the long running series and really does manage to up the game when it comes to graphics and combat mechanics. Even though there is a complete single player campaign, what we are going to focus on here is the multiplayer format which allows players to form squads and then take part in team based battles. There are a total of 7 multiplayer game modes and with 7 different maps to play on, it really is quite varied when you consider it with other mobile games. All in all, it keeps the gameplay simple and addictive and is definitely one you should check out if you have been playing the series from its beginning.
7. Deer Hunter Classic (2013)
‘Deer Hunter Classic’ is the original ‘Deer Hunter’ video game that found its popularity due to its laid back combat mechanics and innovative gameplay. It strives to simulate the life of a hunter who is on a mission to hunt down all kinds of animals imaginable to mankind. The dude is extremely confident of his abilities and this is where the humor simply begins. You must travel through all the locations in the game world, of which there are a lot, and complete all the tasks given to you in order to progress to the next one.
As you keep progressing, the hunts also become harder and require you to focus and concentrate. One failed attempt can be very costly when you reach arena 4 and thus can have a lot of negative effect on your session. There are two types of in-game currency — one normal and one premium. The normal one can be obtained quite easily and counts towards your basic upgrades and acquiring new weapons. The premium currency, however, is used for a variety of reasons and can make the difference between you getting stuck on a level or clearing it. Even though it is technically not an online multiplayer shooting game, it does require an internet connection to play and is one of the more unique titles on this list. So we decided to throw it in anyway, but be prepared for the hardcore simulation mechanics as they can catch players off guard.