1. System Shock 2
Windows and Macintosh versions of System Shock 2 were released in 1999. In addition to first-person shooting, the game incorporates hacking and psychic skills. Future FPS/RPG hybrids, such as BioShock, attribute their inspiration to this game. Systemshock 2 takes place in the year 2144 and pits a soldier against a genetic epidemic on a spaceship that has taken control of the ship. A variety of gameplay options will be made available to players, including the ability to… Read the Review]
2. Deus Ex
Cyberpunk-themed action, role-playing, stealth, and first-person shooting are all incorporated into a single story-driven adventure in Deus Ex. The success of the first game has allowed the lore, world, and mechanics of the Deus Ex universe to be resurrected in a number of later titles. Deus Ex takes place in a dystopian future during the year 2052, where a number of government entities are fighting for control of the world.
3. Thief: Deadly Shadows
Thief: Deadly Shadows was published in 2004 for Windows and Xbox. Players will once again assume control of the master thief Garrett. Set in an alternate universe, the game combines elements of the Victorian era and medieval times. It’s a considerably more involved game this time around, allowing for more exploration and discovery than in past games.
Aragami, an action-adventure title with stealth as its fundamental gameplay, lets you master the art of hiding in the shadows. The Aragami, a powerful assassin with supernatural powers, can be played as in this ninja-inspired adventure that is available on all major platforms. Yamiko, a girl who has been kidnapped by Kaiho, summoned this creature into being. In addition to being the lords of light, these men and women are also the conquerors of the country… Check out our review to learn more.
5. Hitman: Blood Money
You can once again assume the role of Agent 47 in the fourth installment of the acclaimed Hitman stealth video game series, Hitman: Blood Money. Just as in previous installments, gamers taking on the role of Agent 47 may expect to take a number of blows from a variety of various sources. Simple hits like your first assignment against an amusement park owner to more high-profile ones as you progress through the game. As you listen to the songs, your own story begins to weave in and out of the lyrics. Read the Review]
6. Deus Ex: Human Revolution
The long-awaited third installment in the Deus Ex series, Human Revolution, has finally arrived. The game is a prequel, taking place 25 years before the events of the first Deus Ex game, thus even those who haven’t played the previous games in the series will be able to follow along with the plot. Sarif Industries security officer Adam Jensen will be your character in Human Revolution (one of the many growing firms dealing with biotechnology). Using this biotechnology, we can completely re-engineer the human body.
7. Hitman: Absolution
The Hitman series includes the stealth game Hitman: Absolution. In a variety of assassination-style tasks, the game will have you pondering your next move. The previous game’s events have left their mark on the world of the new game (Hitman: Blood Money). Playing as Agent 47, players will track down Diana Burnwood, their former handler, and fulfill her dying request to safeguard Victoria from The Agency by rescuing the girl. As a result, the player turns rogue and resumes their position as a hitman… Read the Review]
8. Deus Ex: Invisible War
A prequel to the original Deus Ex, Deus Ex: Invisible War continues Alex D’s story in a post-apocalyptic setting. Invisible War’s decision to release on both the Xbox and Windows platforms maintains the series’ tradition of allowing players to tailor their experience to their own preferences. Taking place more than two decades after the events of the first game, Invisible Conflict has players explore a planet that has been further devasted by war and economic collapse. Check out our review to learn more.
9. Thief (2014)
An upcoming 2014 edition of Thief seeks to bring the iconic Thief series back to life with Garrett taking the stage in this stealth-based adventure. You’ll be greeted with a familiar experience that is significantly more immersive, tough, and ultimately satisfying for the stealth player thanks to the abundance of technological upgrades since the original classic. You’ve got a dark fantasy, just as in previous Thief games. Check out our review to learn more.
10. Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines
Gameplay in Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines focuses on action and exploration of the vampire mythos in a video game context. Players can construct their own playstyle for the vampire-filled world, full of plot, choice, and difficulties, by customizing their recently turned human in this game’s deep role-playing systems. Modern Los Angeles is a setting for four distinct gaming zones, each with its own unique mysteries. Players can explore the city’s downtown district, Santa Monica, Hollywood, and Chinatown. Check out our review to learn more.
11. Styx: Master of Shadows
In the same universe as Of Orcs and Men, Styx: Master of Shadows acts as a predecessor and sequel (2012). Styx: Master of Shadows, on the other hand, features Styx the goblin as the protagonist and emphasizes stealth rather than fantasy action. To further emphasize stealth, a fighting system has been implemented that makes it difficult and even tedious to engage in conflict with foes, therefore disincentivizing players from participating. Check out our review to learn more.
12. Styx: Shards of Darkness
Taking into account feedback from players, Styx: Shards of Darkness adds new features and refines the stealth mechanics introduced in the previous game. A major change is that instead of being locked into combat, players will be able to parry enemy attacks or flee and resume their stealth gaming. At Korangar in the Dark Elven city of Korangar, Styx tries to find out why the Dark Elves have joined forces with a Dwarven army… Check out our review to learn more.
13. Velvet Assassin
Violette Summer, a British assassin during World War II, is dispatched into German territory on her own, with no official support, to sabotage Nazi plots and aid the allies in winning the war. During World War II, British secret operative Violette Szabo was caught and sent to Germany from the German-controlled territory she was captured. Velvet Assassin is based on her story. A morphine syringe is strewn over your hospital bed as you begin Velvet Assassin. Check out our review to learn more.
14. Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes
In Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, players can expect the series’ trademark blend of stealth, action, and exploration. As the series’ eighth installment, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain follows in the footsteps of its predecessors in terms of gameplay and story. To save Paz Ortega Andrade, the Cipher spy, players assume the role of Snake, who sneaks into Camp Omega to rescue her. Check out our review to learn more.
15. No One Lives Forever 2
First-person shooter No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.’s Way (NOLF2) promotes the use of stealth as a means of achieving one’s objectives. The sequel, due in 2002, builds on the original’s popularity and promises an enjoyable experience for both novice and veteran players. Cate Archer, a high-ranking UNITIY sleuth, is pursuing the criminal organization H.A.R.M. in order to discover what they’re up to. From Syberia to Egypt, the game brings you through a wide variety of sites.