Games Like Mercenaries Series

Large open-world sandboxes full of things to do are at the core of games like Mercenaries 2: World in Flames. Whichever setting these games put you in, they are sure to offer loads of content for you to enjoy as you progress through the story or simply mess around with the game’s environment. Great gameplay takes priority over storytelling though, and that’s what these fun titles offer.

Mercenaries 2: World in Flames is all about destruction. This entertaining 3rd-person shooter puts you in a huge open-world full of things you can destroy, and the game gives you the weapons and the vehicles to cause that beautiful mayhem. Not only is it lots of fun blowing everything up, but you also get use the destructible environment to your advantage against the enemies.

As you make everything crumble before you, there are a variety of different missions you can do given by various warring factions. Your influence will help determine which faction comes out as the strongest. Get ready to use tanks, choppers and more as you level down buildings and obliterate your enemies.

Buy all kinds of different airstrikes to bring down many parts of the large Venezuela map. Play as one of three different characters as you not only work for hire but also establish your own private military company. This PMC will allow you to recruit mercenaries that help in various ways, including one that will send in the airstrikes you call.

Mercenaries 2: World in Flames is a ton of fun, especially if you like blowing everything up. Despite its age, it features a great level of destruction not many games seem to replicate even with better technology. If you’ve already played this action-packed game and are looking for similar open-world titles like Mercenaries 2, then this list is for you.

Just Cause Series

Just Cause Series game preview
Just Cause 2
  • Released: 23 Mar, 2010
  • Genre: Action, Adventure
  • Platforms: PC, PS3, Xbox 360
  • Developer: Avalanche Studios
System Requirements:
  • OS: Microsoft Windows Vista (Windows XP is unsupported)
  • Processor: Dual-core CPU with SSE3 (Athlon 64 X2 4200 / Pentium D 3GHz)
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DX10 compatible graphics card with 256 MB VRAM (Nvidia GeForce 8800 series/ ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro)
  • Storage: 10 GB
Metacritic Rating: 84 Check on Amazon Check Similar Games

Grand Theft Auto Series

Grand Theft Auto Series game preview
Grand Theft Auto III
  • Released: 22 Oct, 2001
  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Shooter
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox, MacOS, iOS, Android, Fire OS
  • Developer: DMA Design
System Requirements:
  • OS: Windows 98 / Windows ME / Windows NT / Windows XP
  • Processor: Pentium III 1.2GHz or Duron 2.0GHz
  • Memory: 128 MB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 2 MX 100/200 32 MB VRAM or Radeon 7000 64 MB VRAM
  • Storage: 500 MB
Metacritic Rating: 97 Check on Amazon Check Similar Games

Red Dead Redemption Series

Red Dead Redemption Series game preview
Red Dead Redemption
  • Released: 18 May, 2010
  • Genre: Action, Adventure
  • Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360
  • Developer: Rockstar San Diego
System Requirements: -
Metacritic Rating: 95 Check on Amazon Check Similar Games

Call of Juarez Series

Call of Juarez Series game preview
Call of Juarez
  • Released: 12 Jun, 2007
  • Genre: Action
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360
  • Developer: Techland
System Requirements:
  • OS: Windows XP
  • Processor: Pentium 4 1.8GHz / Athlon XP 1700+
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 210 with 128MB VRAM / Radeon X600 Series with 128MB VRAM
  • Storage: 2 GB
Metacritic Rating: 72 Check on Amazon Check Similar Games

Mafia Series

Mafia Series game preview
Mafia 2
  • Released: 22 Mar, 2011
  • Genre: Action
  • Platforms: PC, PS3, Xbox 360, MacOS
  • Developer: 2K Czech, Feral Interactive (Mac)
System Requirements:
  • OS: Microsoft Windows XP (SP2 or later) / Windows Vista / Windows 7
  • Processor: Pentium D 3Ghz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 3600+ (Dual core) or higher
  • Memory: 1.5 GB RAM
  • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8600 / ATI HD2600 Pro or better
  • Storage: 8 GB
Metacritic Rating: 77 Check on Amazon Check Similar Games

Far Cry Series

Far Cry Series game preview
Far Cry
  • Released: 23 Mar, 2004
  • Genre: Action, FPS
  • Platforms: PC, PS3, Xbox, Xbox 360, PS4, Xbox ONE, Wii, Arcade
  • Developer: Crytek Studios
System Requirements:
  • OS: Windows 2000 / Windows XP (only)
  • Processor: AMD Athlon 1.0 GHz or Intel Pentium III 1.0 GHz
  • Memory: 256 MB RAM
  • Graphics: 64 MB VRAM DirectX 9.0b - compliant graphics card
  • Storage: 4 GB
Metacritic Rating: 89 Check on Amazon Check Similar Games

Watch Dogs Series

Watch Dogs Series game preview
Watch Dogs
  • Released: 27 May, 2014
  • Genre: Action, Adventure
  • Platforms: PC, PS3, Xbox 360, PS4, Xbox ONE, Wii U
  • Developer: Ubisoft
System Requirements:
  • OS: Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1) or Windows 8 (Please note that we only support 64 bit OSs.)
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66Ghz or AMD Phenom II X4 940 @ 3.0Ghz
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectX 11 graphics card with 1 GB Video RAM - Nvidia Geforce GTX 460 or AMD Radeon HD 5770
  • Storage: 25 GB
Metacritic Rating: 77 Check on Amazon Check Similar Games

Some Facts About Mercenaries Series

Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction

Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction is a renowned classic of open world games. You can choose between three characters: Christopher Jacobs, Jennifer Mui, and Mattias Nilsson. Each of them has their own strengths which you should take into account when developing a strategy.

About the Game

  • Released: January 10, 2005
  • Genre: Action, Adventure
  • Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
  • Developer: Pandemic Studios
  • Publisher: LucasArts
  • Official Website:
  • Metacritic Rating: 86

System Requirements

-

How Long to Beat

  • Main Story 22 Hours
  • Hours Main + Extra 23 Hours
  • Completionist 26 Hours
  • All Styles - Hours
  • Learn more

Mercenaries 2: World In Flames

Blow up everything in the huge Venezuela open-world as you work for factions and even set up your own military. Mercenaries 2: World in Flames is full of destruction and includes tons of vehicles and weapons to support it. Use the destructible environment to your advantage in this explosive 3rd person title.

About the Game

  • Released: 5 Sep, 2008
  • Genre: Action, Adventure
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, PS3, Xbox 360
  • Developer: Pandemic Studios
  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Official Website:
  • Metacritic Rating: 70

System Requirements

  • OS: Windows XP (SP3) / Windows Vista (SP1)
  • Processor: Pentium 4 with Hyperthreading / AMD Athlon X2 (XP), AMD Athlon 64 X2 (Vista)
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 256MB VRAM with Pixel Shader 3.0
  • Storage: 10 GB + Save Games (20 GB for Digital Download)

How Long to Beat

  • Main Story 18 Hours
  • Hours Main + Extra 25 Hours
  • Completionist 34 Hours
  • All Styles 22 Hours
  • Learn more

Post Comments or Reviews

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*