Best Assassin Games on Steam

Steam currently has 384 Assassin games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Assassin game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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1. Counter-Strike

Play the world's number 1 online action game. Engage in an incredibly realistic brand of terrorist warfare in this wildly popular team-based game. Ally with teammates to complete strategic missions. Take out enemy sites. Rescue hostages. Your role affects your team's success. Your team's success affects your role.

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Counter-Strike holds the #1 spot for "best Assassin game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 237,068 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 231,038 positive reviews and 6,030 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Counter-Strike on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 11/1/2000
Developer Valve
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 10

2. Dishonored

Dishonored is an immersive first-person action game that casts you as a supernatural assassin driven by revenge. With Dishonored’s flexible combat system, creatively eliminate your targets as you combine the supernatural abilities, weapons and unusual gadgets at your disposal.

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Dishonored has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Assassin games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 78,482 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 76,632 positive reviews and 1,850 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 10/11/2012
Franchise Arkane Studios
Developer Arkane Studios
Publisher Bethesda Softworks
Steam App Id 205100

3. Dishonored RHCP

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Dishonored RHCP has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Assassin games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 13,341 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 13,072 positive reviews and 269 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.00 to play and is not available to play on Windows, Mac OS, or Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Release Date 10/11/2012
Steam App Id 217980

4. Mark of the Ninja

In Mark of the Ninja, you'll know what it is to truly be a ninja. You must be silent, agile and clever to outwit your opponents in a world of gorgeous scenery and flowing animation. Marked with cursed tattoos giving you heightened senses, every situation presents you with options.

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Mark of the Ninja has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Assassin games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 15,791 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 15,317 positive reviews and 474 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.00 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Developer Klei Entertainment
Publisher Microsoft Studios
Steam App Id 214560

5. Cruelty Squad

An immersive power fantasy simulator with tactical stealth elements set in a sewage infused garbage world

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Cruelty Squad has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Assassin games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 17,088 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 16,559 positive reviews and 529 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Cruelty Squad on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 6/16/2021
Developer Consumer Softproducts
Publisher Consumer Softproducts
Steam App Id 1388770

6. Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice - GOTY Edition

Game of the Year - The Game Awards 2019 Best Action Game of 2019 - IGN Carve your own clever path to vengeance in the award winning adventure from developer FromSoftware, creators of Bloodborne and the Dark Souls series. Take Revenge. Restore Your Honor. Kill Ingeniously.

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Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice - GOTY Edition has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Assassin games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 281,425 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 268,372 positive reviews and 13,053 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $59.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $59.99
Release Date 3/22/2019
Developer FromSoftware
Publishers
Steam App Id 814380

7. Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun

Shadow Tactics is a hardcore tactical stealth game set in Japan around the Edo period. A new Shogun seizes power over Japan and enforces nationwide peace. In his battle against conspiracy and rebellion, he recruits five specialists with extraordinary skills for assassination, sabotage and espionage.

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Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Assassin games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 35,700 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 34,319 positive reviews and 1,381 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $39.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $39.99
Release Date 12/6/2016
Franchise Mimimi
Developer Mimimi Games
Publisher Daedalic Entertainment
Steam App Id 418240

8. Desperados III

Desperados III is a story-driven, hardcore tactical stealth game, set in a ruthless Wild West scenario. Play smart if you want to succeed. A good plan can make the difference between survival and finding yourself at the business end of a pistol.

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Desperados III has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Assassin games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 13,220 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 12,789 positive reviews and 431 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $39.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Desperados III on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $39.99
Release Date 6/16/2020
Franchise Mimimi
Developer Mimimi Games
Publisher THQ Nordic
Steam App Id 610370

9. Mark of the Ninja: Remastered

In Mark of the Ninja, you'll know what it is to truly be a ninja. You must be silent, agile and clever to outwit your opponents in a world of gorgeous scenery and flowing animation.

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Mark of the Ninja: Remastered has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Assassin games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,479 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,273 positive reviews and 206 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 10/9/2018
Franchise Klei
Developer Klei Entertainment
Publisher Klei Entertainment
Steam App Id 860950

10. Hitman: Blood Money

Money Talks. Silence Pays. Prepare to Make a Killing. When assassins from Agent 47's contract agency, The ICA, are eliminated in a series of hits, it seems a larger, more powerful agency has entered the fray. Sensing he may be a target, 47 travels to America, and prepares to make a killing.

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Hitman: Blood Money has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Assassin games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 12,516 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 11,784 positive reviews and 732 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Hitman: Blood Money on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $1.99
Release Date 3/15/2007
Franchise Hitman
Developer IO Interactive A/S
Publisher IO Interactive A/S
Steam App Id 6860

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