18 Games Like Just Cause

Games Like Just Cause
Our collection of games like Just Cause features the very best in the action adventure genre where you’ll drive the game experience.

The Just Cause series is well known and loved for it’s over the top action sequences that also let players explore impressive open world environments. Since the original game was launched in 2006 millions of copies of the franchise have been purchased across PC, Xbox and PlayStation platforms. This franchise includes Just Cause 2 released in 2010 and Just Cause 3 in 2015.

Just Cause is an open world shooter at the core with players having the world at their feet. Players are given a wealth of actions available to them from running to driving, swimming, skydiving and stealth. Just Cause encourages players to mix and match these actions together to complete the main mission and hundreds of side missions in the non-linear environment on offer.

The games like Just Cause here are perfect for fans of games that feature open world environments. In these games you’ll get to complete your main mission at your own pace as you take on side missions and explore what the game world has to offer.

Games Like Just Cause

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Far Cry 4

Action and adventure hit new heights in Far Cry 4, a game that sticks to the open world shooter mechanics developed from previous additions in the franchise pretty closely. While new mechanics are few and far between in Far Cry 4 it’s a solid experience set in one of the more unique settings of... Read More »

User Score
7.1
(36 votes)
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The Saboteur

The Saboteur mixes up the standard setting that most open world action adventures flock to by using a World War II theme instead. It’s a setting that the genre hasn’t touched before and for the most part it pulls off an impressive and unique experience. The game is available on Windows, Xbox 36... Read More »

User Score
9.4
(38 votes)
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Far Cry 3

If you like open world games but also like plenty of shooter action you’ll love what Far Cry 3 brings to the table. The game is the third in the series and mixes a number of different genres together which proved a successful formula with gamers and critics. Far Cry 3 uses a first person perspe... Read More »

User Score
8.5
(39 votes)
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Crysis 3

Crysis 3 is the third game in the first person shooter series which constantly pushes gaming hardware to the edge of its capabilities. This series once again offers a breathtaking visual experience that is combined with solid FPS gameplay. The game continues the story from the previous game wit... Read More »

User Score
8.3
(3 votes)
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Saints Row IV

Saints Row IV pushes the series into new insane heights and is packed full of strange, comedic and simply wacky moments. The game again follows the story of the Third Street Saints and was released in 2013. The fourth game in the series takes place half a decade after the third Saintrs Row game... Read More »

User Score
8.6
(20 votes)
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Dead Island: Riptide

Dead Island: Riptide is the second game in the Dead Island series and continues on from your previous adventure but takes place on a whole new island. The game launched in 2013 for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, delivering a very similar experience to the first game. The events in Dead Island: Riptide o... Read More »

User Score
8.5
(11 votes)
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Saints Row: The Third

Saints Row: The Third offers a massive open world and a similar game experience to the Grand Theft Auto series. The game was released in November 2011 for Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Just like in previous games from the Saints Row series players take control of the Third Street Saints ... Read More »

User Score
7.8
(15 votes)
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Crysis 2

Crysis is back with a sequel that will once again make your hardware melt with graphics that push gaming to the limit. Crysis isn’t just a pretty picture though underneath you’ll find solid first person shooter gameplay with an element of player choice. Crysis 2 will take players to the year 20... Read More »

User Score
6.3
(9 votes)
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Far Cry 2

Far Cry 2 belongs to the open world genre and released back in 2008. The game has very few ties to the original Far Cry and is an entirely new experience for players to enjoy. In the game players will have the opportunity to explore a number of African inspired landscapes that are locked in a c... Read More »

User Score
7.5
(12 votes)
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Dead Island

In Dead Island you’ll have to explore an open world environment and try to prevent being eaten by using whatever weapons you can find around the place. Dead Island is a great role playing experience for fans of survival horror and is available on Windows, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. Dead Islan... Read More »

User Score
8.6
(9 votes)
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Saints Row 2

Saints Row 2 is the second game in the popular (and often wacky) Saints Row series of open world crime adventures. The game released in 2008 for consoles with a Windows release in 2009 and again follows the story of the Third Street Saints gang. In Saints Row 2 you’ll wake up several years afte... Read More »

User Score
8.3
(15 votes)
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Boiling Point: Road To Hell

Boiling Point: Road To Hell is a game that gives players plenty of freedom in how they approach gameplay and how the world around them develops. The game was released in 2005 and is only available for Windows. Boiling Point combines popular FPS gameplay with RPG elements and an open world to de... Read More »

User Score
7.9
(14 votes)
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Mercenaries 2: World In Flames

Mercenaries 2: World In Flames is all about huge explosions and the open world environment. The game was released in 2008 and is available for PS2, PS3, Xbox 360 and Windows. In the game you’ll take on the role of a mercenary (in case you hadn’t gathered that from the name) and battle against a... Read More »

User Score
8.2
(12 votes)
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Saints Row

Saints Row offers a similar setting to the Grand Theft Auto series and has plenty of open world action gameplay for fans of GTA to enjoy. The game is the first in the successful Saints Row series and was released in 2006 for Xbox 360 only. The game takes place in a fictional city known as Stilw... Read More »

User Score
8.1
(14 votes)
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Red Faction: Guerrilla

Red Faction: Guerrilla brings the popular Red Faction franchise into the open world genre with an impressive third person shooter that places you on the Mars colony. The game is the third in the series and is available on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The game revolves around the struggles of... Read More »

User Score
7.9
(13 votes)
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Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V continues the popular open world series and takes it into the next level with plenty of innovation. The game is one of the most fully fledged games in the genre and feels like an actual living game world. One of the most notable innovations is the introduction of three main c... Read More »

User Score
7.8
(21 votes)
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Grand Theft Auto IV

Grand Theft Auto IV is the 2008 release in Rockstar’s popular series of open world adventures that let players experience a life of crime. Like many of the games before it Grand Theft Auto IV launched for consoles first with a Windows release a few months later. This time around players will ge... Read More »

User Score
8.8
(9 votes)
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Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider is an action focused adventure that will have you playing Lara Croft as she attempts to survive the harsh wilderness she finds herself stranded in. Players join Lara as she becomes shipwrecked on Yamatai, a remote island near Japan. The game is intended to be portrayed as Lara’s fir... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(28 votes)