[Top 15] Best Assassin Games To Play Today

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A trio of some of Assassin's Creed's fan favorite characters

15. Shadow Tactics Blade of the Shogun PC/ PS4/ XBO

Shadow Tactics Blade of the Shogun Gameplay 

Play the way you want is the appeal of Shadow Tactics. Choose from 5 different characters with a variety of weapons and skills at their arsenal to infiltrate mission areas however you deem fit and slash shoot and sneak your way to your target. 

The battlefield and character’s line of sight are highlighted for careful movement

14. Aragami PC/ PS4/ XBO

Aragami Gameplay 

Will you kill and leave a trail of bodies or become little more than a moving shadow through the night. That is the choice up to you in Aragami. Use your powers to move through a stylish 3D world and decide what type of character you will be.

Aragami commands a shadow in the form of a dragon to kill a target

13. Mark of the Ninja PC/ PS4/ XBO

Mark of the Ninja Gameplay 

Mark of the ninja blends side scrolling platforming with stealth action to truly make you feel like a ninja. Sneak up on enemies, assassinate them and move on while trying to make it through to the end.

The ninja hides behind a door waiting to take out a guard

12. Shadwen PC/ PS4

Shadwen Gameplay 

In Shadwen when you sit still so does time. Give yourself time to think and set up traps using the games physics and verticality to create a safe path for the characters. Choose whether or not you will kill and carve your way through the game on your mission to assassinate a king.

Shadwen assassinates a guard with a knife in the back

11. Assassin's creed 2 PC/ PS4/ XBO

Assassin's Creed 2 Gameplay

The game that took the Assassin's Creed franchise from a clunky but subversive stealth game to a stealth action game with an enjoyable story and one of the best characters the medium has ever produced. Skydive around Venice, Italy, and assassinate your targets while finding out the mysteries of your family.

Ezio performs a leap of faith over Venice

10.Deus Ex: Mankind Divided PC/ PS4/ XBO

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Gameplay 

Deus Ex lets you play guns blazing, as little more than a shadow, as a nonlethal operative or a combination of the three in a brutal action stealth game. Power yourself up with body augmentations that can upgrade your powers and choose the path of what type of player you will be.

Adam Jensen uses one of his augmentations to take out an enemy

9. Dishonored PC/ PS4/ XBO

Dishonored Gameplay 

Take control of the captain of the guard turned rogue assassin gifted with a variety of powers to destroy your enemies. Your powers can either make you more lethal and kill your enemies or simply knock them out. Make your way through each sandbox level and discover creative ways to chain your abilities together for the best highlight cam.

Corvo assesses how to get to his next target

8. Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor PC/ PS4/ XBO

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor Gameplay 

Flowing combat in the same vein as the Arkham Batman games. Combine your attacks and abilities to take out your enemies with fun fast paced combat. Enjoy the nemesis system to create a story personal to you with the Orcs in your game by building to a legendary grudge match that feels like you were an active participant. 

Talion looks over a battlefield with an explosion in the distance

7. Hitman PC/ PS4/ XBO

Hitman Gameplay 

Agent 47 is back in his giant sandbox where the developer gives you a variety of tools and challenges you to figure it out. Take up disguises, use creative weapons and challenge your imagination to take out your target and dozens of direct and indirect ways. Just make sure you figure out your escape route first.

Agent 47, in disguise, strangles his target

6.Styx: Shards of Darkness PC/ PS4/ XBO

Styx Shadows of Darkness Gameplay 

Find your own way through the levels of Styx Shards of Darkness. Use your smarts, the abilities you learn, and maybe even a friend to advance through each level. With a heavy emphasis on hiding until necessary, Styx challenges you to find a creative path through the well crafted and engaging levels.

Styx hides in the shadows with his blade glinting in the moonlight

5.Tom Clancy's Splinter cell blacklist PC

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist Gameplay 

A stealth action game that lets you define your own playstyle. Whether you want to go in undetected, guns blazing, or kill with a purpose you can do that. If you have a friend play in COOP for double the fun in the last great Splinter Cell game.

Sam Fischer holds a man at gunpoint.

4.Assassins Creed Odyssey PC/ PS4/ XBO

Assassins creed odyssey Gameplay 

Part of the RPG games the franchise has turned into a huge sprawling open world and variety of game mechanics make this one of the best games in the Assassin's Creed franchise. Make the journey personal with decisions from what faction you support to who you want to romance in the style of Mass Effect. Plus there's a spartan kick ability, need more be said?

Kassandra attacks an opponent with a spear

3.Hitman 2 PC/ PS4/ XBO

Hitman 2 Gameplay

More of the great gameplay from the first rebooted Hitman game. Take up Agent 47 and find your target and decide how you want to eliminate them.

Agent 47 loads a sniper rife

2.Metal Gear Solid V PC/ PS4/ XBO

Metal gear solid V Gameplay 

A masterclass in game design, Metal Gear Solid V's stealth action gameplay lets you play however you want and makes you adjust to keep the game feeling fresh. A game that allows you to complete missions however you see fit, even when most games would tell you to start the mission over, the respect of your intelligence is one of the things that makes this game great. 

Snake looks on while Quiet takes aim

1.Dishonored 2 PC/ PS4/ XBO

Dishonored 2 Gameplay 

Combination of innovative gameplay and some of the best level designing in video games. Move through the game as either Corvo or Emily and enjoy chaining your powers to either kill or knock out your targets.

One of the playable characters uses rats to take out guards

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