10 Games Like Destiny

Games Like DestinyOur selection of games like Destiny offers other action packed shooters with futuristic themes, item hunts and massive worlds to explore.

Destiny blurs the lines between post-apocalyptic, futuristic and science fiction with its unique setting that sends players to a future human struggle. Taking place far into the future after a period of advancement for the human race you’ll join a world that has only a single human city left in the galaxy and is under constant threat from other alien species. Players will join the ranks of the Guardians capable of wielding the unknown power of “the Light” in an effort to push back the invading alien forces and hopefully start a new Golden Age for mankind.

Gameplay in Destiny combines the genres of FPS, RPG and MMO together into one to create an addicting PvE and PvP adventure. Character customisation and dynamic gameplay are the focus of Destiny with choice of race and a huge array of options within your class and sub-classes that define how you play in both PvE and PvP content. On top of this foundation is the randomised loot alongside fixed exotic weapons that are central to meta builds that players can obtain from various achievements or story based content that is continuously expanded.

Our list of video games similar to Destiny focuses on other first person shooters where you’ll hunt down items, customise your character, take part in a massive community and have a wealth of content to enjoy.
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Warframe

Warframe is a premier free to play shooter and action RPG hybrid that has maintained a significant game population since an original 2013 release on Windows. Since this time Warframe has expanded to various consoles and released a number of expansions that significantly expand the original core gameplay. Warfame adopts a sci-fi twist to its story and setting with players propelled into the future where the Tenno warrior race have emerged from a long cryosleep ready for battle. Without their memo...[Read Review]

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Borderlands 2

Borderlands 2 is a first person shooter that incorporates action role playing elements and loot drops into its core gameplay cycle. Building on the foundation of the original this 2012 release in the Borderlands franchise allows players to once again explore the planet of Pandora from the first game half a decade before. Alongside this familiar location players will have a returning villain in the form of Handsome Jack who is once again seeking the power of a new Vault. Despite the familiar loca...[Read Review]

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Splitgate: Arena Warfare

Embedding the core arena shooter with a Portal like mechanic Splitgate: Arena Warfare is a fast paced shooter with a flair of out of the box thinking. For those seeking the pace and action of a genre with roots that go back to the early days of gaming you’ll rejoice at the gameplay Splitgate: Arena Warfare tries to bring back into the gaming market. The foundation of this arena inspired shooter includes 10 player matches, tightly designed maps to force varied combat encounters and a host o...[Read Review]

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Borderlands

Borderlands is one of the original fist person shooters that embeds a range of role playing features into the core gameplay loop. Giving birth to a franchise that continues to live on in the current day through various core games, expansions and even a narrative spin off. Establishing the franchise as a fast paced title filled with humour, a unique art style and more importantly randomised loot usually seen in action RPGs such as the Diablo series. Sending players to the distant planet of Pandor...[Read Review]

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Fallen Earth

Fallen Earth is a MMO that combines FPS and role playing features with its post-apocalyptic game world to deliver an experience akin to the modern games in the Fallout series. Fallen Earth originally launched in 2009 as a paid MMO game before transitioning to a free to play game in 2011, it was later shut down for a temporary 2 year period between October 2019 and October 2021. Fallen Earth is centred around the Grand Canyon area which is now a wasteland after a series of devastating natural eve...[Read Review]

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Helldivers

Top down shooting and high quality sci-fi setting is what Helldivers delivers across Windows and PlayStation consoles. Take to the galaxy alone or (preferably) in a team of 4 players in co-operative missions to seize enemy controlled planets and other objectives with your own unique character that contributes something special to your broader team composition. This galaxy is highly dystopian where managed democracy (de facto authoritarian government) rules the human race with a strong grasp on t...[Read Review]

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Livelock

With colourful top-down shooting gameplay and well designed co-operative mechanics Livelock is an enjoyable experience on Windows, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 that offers ample challenge to a group of gamers. Playing as one of three unique characters you’ll bash and shoot your way through mechanical enemies alone or with up to two allies by your side. These characters each have their own chassis which contains a human consciousness that was transferred in order to awaken the rest of humanity in t...[Read Review]

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Mass Effect 3

Serving as the conclusion to the science fiction trilogy Mass Effect 3 is a game with similar mechanics to the previous titles in the franchise alongside a number of enhancements to see this plot ending game out with a bang. Originally for Windows, Wii U, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 the game is now also available on modern console variations thanks to backwards compatibility and the Mass Effect: Legendary Edition. Given Mass Effect 3 serves the trilogy ending title to the franchise players who ha...[Read Review]

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!

Borderlands expands the series with Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! a game which explores the origins of the Borderlands universe and thus features plenty of familiar faces and mechanics. At the same time though Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! introduces plenty of new challenges and content for fans of the franchise so far to adventure through. Like it’s past additions you’ll be able to enjoy this adventure on all major platforms and across two console generations. Set in between the event...[Read Review]

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PlanetSide 2

PlanetSide 2 is a free to play shooter that aims to capture the feeling of massive combat engagements as players literally battle over the surface of a planet. Pairing this with combat classes and vehicles you’ll find a huge amount of variety and player choice as you battle against hundreds and sometimes even thousands of players for territory control. Reviving the PlanetSide franchise this second version of the franchise leans even harder into the massively multiplayer online first person...[Read Review]

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