The Five Best First-Person Shooter Video Games Set on the Planet Mars

Elon Musk's favourite planet is the location many a great games we've loved are set. Let's take a virtual trip there via these great FPS games.

Best FPS Games set on Mars
Games set on Mars

Welcome to the ultimate showdown of Martian mayhem! Today, we’re diving into the top 5 first-person shooter (FPS) games that turn the Red Planet into a red-hot battleground. Forget about your earthly woes, because we’re about to embark on an interplanetary adventure that’s both hilarious and informative. So, strap on your space helmets, and let’s get started!

5. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

Starting our countdown is the futuristic frenzy that is Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. This game isn’t just about shooting; it’s about shooting with style – in space! You’ll find yourself hopping between planets, but it’s the Mars missions that really stand out. Imagine shooting bad guys while floating in zero-G, and you’ll understand why this game kicks off our list.

4. Destiny

Destiny E3 gameplay

Coming in at number four is Destiny. This game combines the thrill of exploring Mars with the joy of collecting loot. You’ll battle alien races, discover ancient secrets, and probably spend too much time deciding which helmet looks the coolest. Destiny is more than a game; it’s a Mars-based fashion show with guns.

3. Mass Effect 3

Mass Effect 3 launch trailer

Oh, the drama! Mass Effect 3 brings a blend of storytelling and action to our Martian landscape. You’re not just shooting things on Mars; you’re saving entire civilizations. It’s like being the main character in an intergalactic soap opera, but with more explosions and fewer love triangles.

2. Doom

Doom launch trailer

Now, let’s talk about a classic – Doom. This game is like the angry, adrenaline-fueled uncle of Mars-based shooters. It’s all about ripping and tearing through demons on Mars until it’s done. If you’re looking for subtlety, look elsewhere. Doom is about as subtle as a chainsaw at a library.

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1. Red Faction

Red Faction: Remastered (PS4 trailer)

And the top spot goes to Red Faction! This game revolutionized the genre with its destructible environment. Why sneak around walls when you can blast through them? On Mars, no one can hear you scream, but they can definitely hear you blowing up a building to get to the bad guys.

In conclusion, these five FPS games are not just set on Mars; they redefine what it means to game on the Red Planet. Whether you’re battling for survival, uncovering alien mysteries, or just enjoying the Martian scenery, these games offer something for every type of gamer. So, grab your favorite console, and let’s take gaming to extraterrestrial heights! 🚀👾🌌

Want to know which gaming console brings the best out of these Mars-based adventures? Check out the epic battle between the Xbox Series X and Sony PS5’s GPU.

Also, don’t miss out on the latest developments in Unreal Engine 5.2, which might just shape the future of gaming on Mars and beyond!