Top 50 Thriller Video Games



1. Grand Theft Auto V (2013 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.6
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Three very different criminals team up for a series of heists in the corrupt city of Los Santos.

Stars: Shawn Fonteno, Ned Luke, Steven Ogg, Gerald 'Slink' Johnson

Votes: 45,225

2. The Witcher (2007 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.7
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In medieval times, Geralt of Rivia, a member of a fading order of professional monster slayers known as Witchers, is on trail of Salamandra, a secretive crime syndicate that stole dangerous alchemical formulas from Witchers' fort.

Director: Jacek Brzezinski | Stars: Doug Cockle, Jacek Rozenek, Adam Bauman, Alison Dowling

Votes: 3,103

3. The Last of Us (2013 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

9.8
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In a hostile, post-pandemic world, Joel and Ellie, brought together by desperate circumstances, must rely on each other to survive a brutal journey across what remains of the United States.

Directors: Neil Druckmann, Bruce Straley | Stars: Troy Baker, Ashley Johnson, Hana Hayes, Jeffrey Pierce

Votes: 42,588

4. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Thriller

8.7
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Captain Price and the SAS partner with the CIA and the Urzikstani Liberation Force to retrieve stolen chemical weapons. The fight takes you from London to the Middle East and beyond, as this joint task force battles to stop a global war.

Stars: Chad Michael Collins, Asher Sarraf, Barry Sloane, Nick Boraine

Votes: 1,648

5. Cyberpunk 2077 (2020 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime | Post-production

In Night City, a mercenary known as V navigates a dystopian society in which the line between humanity and technology becomes blurred.

Directors: Adam Badowski, Mateusz Kanik | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Michael-Leon Wooley, Cherami Leigh, Samuel Barnett

6. Detroit: Become Human (2018 Video Game)

M | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

9.3
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Take control of three androids in their quest to discover who they really are.

Director: David Cage | Stars: Valorie Curry, Bryan Dechart, Jesse Williams, Audrey Boustani

Votes: 8,736

7. Until Dawn (2015 Video Game)

M | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.9
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A group of teenagers spend the weekend in a ski lodge on the anniversary of their friends' disappearance, unaware that they are not alone.

Director: Will Byles | Stars: Hayden Panettiere, Peter Stormare, Rami Malek, Brett Dalton

Votes: 10,134

8. Borderlands 3 (2019 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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In this FPS/RPG, Troy and Tyreen Calypso learn of other Vaults beyond the planet Pandora, and form a violent cult named the "Children of the Vault" to gain possession of them, while Lilith recruits the "Vault Hunter" to get to them first.

Director: Paul Sage | Stars: Chris Hardwick, Ice-T, Penn & Teller, SungWon Cho

Votes: 676

9. Resident Evil 2 (2019 Video Game)

M | Action, Horror, Thriller

9.2
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Remake of Resident Evil 2, with a third-person over-the-shoulder view, new details, rearranged and new areas, no more loading screen doors, new puzzle solving opportunities, a gunpowder crafting mechanic and more.

Directors: Yasuhiro Anpo, Kazunori Kadoi | Stars: Nick Apostolides, Stephanie Panisello, Jolene Andersen, Eliza Pryor

Votes: 2,645

10. The Last of Us: Part II (2020 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Drama | Post-production

Set five years after the events of The Last of Us, Ellie and Joel continue their journey through the wasteland of America, encountering even more dangers in their path.

Directors: Neil Druckmann, Kurt Margenau, Anthony Newman | Stars: Emily Swallow, Ashley Johnson, Laura Bailey, Troy Baker

11. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (2016 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

9.5
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Thrown back into the dangerous underworld he'd tried to leave behind, Nathan Drake must decide what he's willing to sacrifice to save the ones he loves.

Directors: Neil Druckmann, Bruce Straley | Stars: Nolan North, Troy Baker, Richard McGonagle, Emily Rose

Votes: 17,853

12. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

9.2
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After being released from jail, Tommy Vercetti left Liberty City for Vice City, a city overrun by the mob. Now, Tommy is out to make Vice City his home.

Stars: Ray Liotta, William Fichtner, Tom Sizemore, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 21,333

13. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

9.4
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A family tragedy prompts gangster Carl "CJ" Johnson to return home, only to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which he must regain control of the streets before it gets even worse.

Stars: Young Maylay, Faizon Love, Yolanda 'Yo-Yo' Whittaker, Clifton Powell

Votes: 32,513

14. Batman: Arkham Knight (2015 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.0
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With his back against the wall, Batman turns to his closest allies to help him save Gotham City from the clutches of Scarecrow and the Arkham Knight's army. A familiar face also returns to give The Dark Knight a message he cannot ignore.

Director: Sefton Hill | Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, Laura Bailey, Troy Baker, Jonathan Banks

Votes: 12,618

15. Days Gone (2019 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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Two years after a devastating global pandemic, bounty hunter Deacon St. John faces a brutal struggle for survival, and a reason to live.

Directors: John Garvin, Jeff Ross | Stars: Sam Witwer, Jim Pirri, Courtnee Draper, Nishi Munshi

Votes: 1,831

16. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.4
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After escaping execution, the last living Dragonborn must grow in strength and power to defeat the dragons that have once again begun to plague the land of Skyrim.

Directors: Todd Howard, Nick James Pearce | Stars: Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Joan Allen, Michael Hogan

Votes: 24,368

17. Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (2007 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.6
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Treasure hunter Nathan Drake, embarks in the adventure of his life searching for the legendary treasure, El Dorado while fighting a group of mercenaries.

Director: Amy Hennig | Stars: Nolan North, Emily Rose, Richard McGonagle, Simon Templeman

Votes: 14,639

18. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

9.4
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After being tracked down by Harry Flynn, Nathan Drake goes on a quest for Marco Polo' lost fleet. However when things take an unexpected turn for the worst, Drake must rely on those closest to him in order to find the Cintomani Stone.

Directors: Amy Hennig, Bruce Straley | Stars: Nolan North, Emily Rose, Claudia Black, Richard McGonagle

Votes: 18,531

19. Red Dead Redemption (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.5
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A former outlaw is forced by the federal government to hunt down the members of his old gang.

Stars: Rob Wiethoff, Josh Blaylock, Sophia Marzocchi, Spider Madison

Votes: 21,238

20. Fortnite (2017 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.7
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A cooperative shooter-survival game for up to four players to fight off zombie-like husks, defend objects with fortifications you can build, and a battle royale mode where up to 100 players fight to be the last person standing.

Directors: Donald Mustard, Darren Sugg | Stars: Adria Arjona, David Boat, Ashly Burch, David Chen

Votes: 2,854

21. L.A. Noire (2011 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.7
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Cole Phelps, a war hero and rookie cop, moves up the ranks and solves dark cases in 1940s Los Angeles.

Director: Brendan McNamara | Stars: Aaron Staton, Michael McGrady, Adam J. Harrington, Sean McGowan

Votes: 13,306

22. Grand Theft Auto IV (2008 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.9
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Niko Bellic comes to Liberty City, America to live the good life, but ends up having to assist his dangerously indebted cousin Roman with his financial troubles, by any (mostly illegal) means necessary.

Stars: Michael Hollick, Jason Zumwalt, Timothy Adams, Moti Margolin

Votes: 29,819

23. Far Cry 5 (2018 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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A deputy is sent to the town of Hope County to arrest Joseph Seed, a corrupt evangelical religious leader who rules the town with the help of his disturbed followers.

Director: Patrick Methe | Stars: Greg Bryk, Mark Pellegrino, Seamus Dever, Jenessa Grant

Votes: 3,609

24. Gears 5 (2019 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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As Kait you must journey across the biggest, most beautiful Gears world to uncover the origins of the Locust, and fight with your squad to protect what's left.

Director: Rod Fergusson | Stars: Al Rodrigo, Alanah Pearce, Alissa White-Gluz, Angel Desai

Votes: 495

25. Persona 5 (2016 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Crime, Fantasy

9.4
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A group of students who secretly call themselves the Phantom Thieves are here to stop an evil conspiracy that is not only corrupting the city of Tokyo, but the entire world too.

Director: Katsura Hashino | Stars: Jun Fukuyama, Max Mittelman, Mamoru Miyano, Nana Mizuki

Votes: 1,516

26. Batman: Arkham City (2011 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.4
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When part of Gotham is turned into a private reserve for criminals known as Arkham City, all hell is sure to break loose, and the Dark Knight is the only one who can stop it.

Director: Sefton Hill | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, David Kaye, Carlos Alazraqui

Votes: 25,014

27. Assassin's Creed: Origins (2017 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.7
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A prequel to the Assassin's Creed Franchise set in Egypt from 48 BC where Bayek, a Medjay, begins the foundation of the Assassin's Brotherhood.

Directors: Laurent Bernier, Jean Guesdon, Ashraf Ismail | Stars: Abubakar Salim, Alix Wilton Regan, Zora Bishop, Michael Nardone

Votes: 4,217

28. Final Fantasy VII Remake (2020 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

A former soldier joins an eco-terrorist group in a mission against the electric power company he used to work for in order the protect the planet and their environment.

Director: Tetsuya Nomura | Stars: Tyler Hoechlin, Matt Jones, Britt Baron, Cody Christian

29. Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (2011 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

9.1
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Treasure hunter Nathan Drake embarks on a quest in search of the Atlantis of the Sands while battling an ancient, sinister organization.

Directors: Amy Hennig, Justin Richmond | Stars: Nolan North, Richard McGonagle, Emily Rose, Claudia Black

Votes: 16,155

30. Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.1
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As Lara Croft races to save the world from a Mayan apocalypse, she must become the Tomb Raider she is destined to be.

Directors: Remi Lacoste, Daniel Chayer | Stars: Camilla Luddington, Earl Baylon, Carlos Leal, Erika Soto

Votes: 2,383

31. Doom Eternal (2020 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror | Post-production

Hell has taken Earth, so it's up to the Doom Slayer, the ultimate demon-killing machine, to Rip and Tear them all. With his upgraded arsenal, it's time for his Unholy Crusade to send those bastards back to how they belong: a pile of guts.

Star: Nika Futterman

32. Fire Emblem: Three Houses (2019 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.8
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On the continent of Fódlan, divided between three rival nations, a newly hired professor at Garreg Mach Monastery must choose a nation to support and guide just as a conspiracy begins to reopen Fódlan's dark and violent past.

Directors: Toshiyuki Kusakihara, Genki Yokota | Stars: Yûsuke Kobayashi, Shizuka Itô, Ai Kakuma, Kaito Ishikawa

Votes: 213

33. Overwatch (2016 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Family

8.4
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After a devastating war against a combat-ready team of intelligent machines known as Omnics, the former agents of the heroic team known as Overwatch must join forces once more to fight a new threat.

Directors: Jeffrey Kaplan, Aaron Keller | Stars: Aaron Phillips, Anjali Bhimani, Cara Theobold, Charlet Takahashi Chung

Votes: 3,268

34. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (2017 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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Chloe returns in The Lost Legacy on the hunt for an ancient Indian artifact, the fabled Tusk of Ganesh. To help uncover the Tusk and keep it out of the hands of a ruthless warmonger, she enlists the help of mercenary, Nadine Ross.

Directors: Shaun Escayg, Kurt Margenau | Stars: Claudia Black, Laura Bailey, Troy Baker, Usman Ally

Votes: 3,822

35. Doom (2016 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

8.6
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On Mars, a massive research facility tapping energy from hell has been overwhelmed by demonic forces. As the last DOOM Slayer , you have been resurrected to do one thing; to cleanse this world and send them back to where they came from.

Director: Marty Stratton | Stars: Darin De Paul, Kevin Schon, Abby Craden, Bumper Robinson

Votes: 3,533

36. Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice (2017 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.9
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Set in the age of Vikings, a broken Celtic warrior named Senua embarks on a haunting vision quest into Viking Hell to fight for the soul of her dead lover.

Director: Tameem Antoniades | Stars: Melina Juergens, Steven Hartley, Nicholas Boulton, Oliver Walker

Votes: 1,912

37. Far Cry 3 (2012 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.9
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While skydiving, Jason Brody and his friends land on an island overrun by pirates, where Jason is torn between fighting for the Rakyat resistance and rescuing his friends.

Director: Laurent Bernier | Stars: Lane Edwards, Alex Harrouch, Mylène Dinh-Robic, Kristian Hodko

Votes: 14,676

38. Rainbow Six: Siege (2015 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Thriller

8.0
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A team of soldiers and militarists are recruited into an elite counter terrorism unit. Their objective is to fight terrorism across the globe. A threat has emerged that targets the Western world and its interests around the world.

Stars: Angela Bassett, Solomon Aron, Martin Copping, Martial Audilon

Votes: 1,533

39. Fallout: New Vegas (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.8
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After surviving a bullet to the head, Courier Six traverses the post-apocalyptic Mojave desert in search of the men who wronged him, while making an impact on thousands in the process.

Director: Josh Sawyer | Stars: Matthew Perry, Wayne Newton, Kris Kristofferson, Ron Perlman

Votes: 9,978

40. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (2017 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

8.7
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An ordinary man must embark on a search to find his missing wife that leads him to an abandoned house where a mysterious family lives who harbor an evil secret within the house and themselves.

Director: Koushi Nakanishi | Stars: Todd Soley, Katie O'Hagan, Jack Brand, Sara Coates

Votes: 3,745

41. Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.6
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When the Chantry is destroyed, leaving only one survivor, demons are loosed up on the world. In an attempt to restore order and save the world, the survivor--now the inquisitor-- recreate the long forgotten inquisition.

Directors: Mike Laidlaw, Pierre Michel-Estival | Stars: Harry Hadden-Paton, Alix Wilton Regan, Jon Curry, Sumalee Montano

Votes: 3,848

42. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (2015 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.9
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After awakening from a nine year coma, Big Boss forms a new mercenary group called, Diamond Dogs, and teams up with his former rival, Ocelot, to track down the men responsible for the destruction of MSF.

Directors: Hideo Kojima, Junji Tago | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Robin Atkin Downes, Troy Baker, Stefanie Joosten

Votes: 5,367

43. Resident Evil 4 (2005 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.2
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Six years after the events in Raccoon City, Leon Kennedy, now a federal agent, is sent to a rural part of Spain to rescue the U.S. President's kidnapped daughter, Ashley Graham from a sinister cult.

Directors: Kuniomi Matsushita, Shinji Mikami | Stars: Paul Mercier, Carolyn Lawrence, Rino Romano, Salli Saffioti

Votes: 9,914

44. Mass Effect 3 (2012 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

9.1
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Earth is under attack by a monstrous race of gigantic living ships known as the Reapers. Even if Commander Shepard could unite all surviving species in the galaxy, only a miracle could save them. Then again, Shepard did come back from the dead.

Director: Casey Hudson | Stars: Jennifer Hale, Mark Meer, Kimberly Brooks, Raphael Sbarge

Votes: 13,278

45. Batman: Arkham Asylum (2009 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.2
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You control Batman as he fights to subdue The Joker and his fellows when they seize control of the Arkham Island.

Director: Sefton Hill | Stars: Mark Hamill, Kevin Conroy, Arleen Sorkin, Tom Kane

Votes: 22,202

46. Heavy Rain (2010 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.9
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As a child goes missing, his father tirelessly works to rescue him, while a journalist, an FBI agent, and a private detective try to identify his kidnapper known only as the "Origami Killer".

Director: David Cage | Stars: Pascal Langdale, Jacqui Ainsley, Judi Beecher, Sam Douglas

Votes: 10,704

47. Batman: Arkham Origins (2013 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.3
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Years before the Arkham incidents, the neophyte Dark Knight finds himself the target of an open murder contract courtesy of Black Mask that draws eight of the world's deadliest assassins and a new criminal named The Joker.

Director: Benoit Richer | Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, Laura Bailey, Troy Baker, JB Blanc

Votes: 10,930

48. Life Is Strange (2015 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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An awkward photography student named Max discovers her ability to rewind time, and reunites with her estranged best friend Chloe to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a local girl.

Directors: Raoul Barbet, Michel Koch | Stars: Hannah Telle, Ashly Burch, Nik Shriner, Dani Knights

Votes: 8,505

49. Call of Duty: Black Ops (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

8.3
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Former Marine Captain and CIA operative Alex Mason, upon interrogation by an unknown party, recounts his violent experiences with the Bay of Pigs, a radical Soviet conspiracy, and the Vietnam war.

Director: Dave Anthony | Stars: James C. Burns, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Ice Cube, Ed Harris

Votes: 16,006

50. Mafia III (2016 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.0
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After the murder of his surrogate family at the hands of the Italian mafia, Vietnam War veteran Lincoln Clay seeks vengeance on those who took away the only thing that mattered to him.

Directors: Haden Blackman, Matthias Worch | Stars: Alex Hernandez, Lane Compton, Gordon Greene, Rick Pasqualone

Votes: 2,439


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