Best Hacking Games on Steam

Steam currently has 426 Hacking 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. Hacking game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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1. Gunpoint

Gunpoint is a stealth puzzle game that lets you rewire its levels to trick people. You play a freelance spy who takes jobs from his clients to break into high security buildings and steal sensitive data.

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Gunpoint holds the #1 spot for "best Hacking game on Steam" with a Player Score of 95. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 12,603 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 12,293 positive reviews and 310 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $3.99
Release Date 6/3/2013
Developer Suspicious Developments
Publisher Suspicious Developments
Steam App Id 206190

2. TIS-100

TIS-100 is an open-ended programming game by Zachtronics, the creators of SpaceChem and Infinifactory, in which you rewrite corrupted code segments to repair the TIS-100 and unlock its secrets. It’s the assembly language programming game you never asked for!

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TIS-100 has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Hacking games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,749 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,627 positive reviews and 122 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run TIS-100 on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $3.49
Release Date 7/20/2015
Developer Zachtronics
Publisher Zachtronics
Steam App Id 370360

3. Pony Island

Pony Island is a suspense puzzle game in disguise. You are in limbo, trapped in a malevolent and malfunctioning arcade machine devised by the devil himself. It is not a game about ponies.

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Pony Island has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Hacking games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 15,708 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 14,965 positive reviews and 743 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 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 $4.99
Release Date 1/4/2016
Franchise Daniel Mullins Games
Developer Daniel Mullins Games
Publisher Daniel Mullins Games
Steam App Id 405640

4. Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop

Co-operative top-down shooter game available for free. An epic bug hunt featuring a unique blend of co-op play and squad-level tactics.

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Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Hacking games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 21,279 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 20,204 positive reviews and 1,075 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 4/20/2017
Developer Reactive Drop Team
Publisher Reactive Drop Team
Steam App Id 563560

5. Turing Complete

Learn CPU architecture with puzzles

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Turing Complete has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Hacking games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,787 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,680 positive reviews and 107 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. At the moment, it is possible to play Turing Complete on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 10/2/2021
Developer LevelHead
Publisher LevelHead
Steam App Id 1444480

6. Last Command

Last Command is a fast-paced Snake x Bullet Hell action game. Maneuver through enemies’ barrage of attacks, collect Data Points to deal damage! Mix and match skill chips as you progress, overcome intense Boss battles, and uncover the secrets of their program world...

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Last Command has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Hacking games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,809 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,749 positive reviews and 60 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 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 $14.99
Release Date 10/25/2022
Franchise CreSpirit
Developers
Publishers
Steam App Id 1487270

7. Bitburner

Bitburner is a programming-based incremental game. Write scripts in JavaScript to automate gameplay, learn skills, play minigames, solve puzzles, and more in this cyberpunk text-based incremental RPG.

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Bitburner has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Hacking games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,958 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,663 positive reviews and 295 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Bitburner on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 12/10/2021
Developers
Publisher Fulcrum Games
Steam App Id 1812820

8. SHENZHEN I/O

BUILD CIRCUITS. WRITE CODE. RTFM.

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SHENZHEN I/O has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Hacking games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,918 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,734 positive reviews and 184 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play SHENZHEN I/O on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $7.49
Release Date 11/17/2016
Developer Zachtronics
Publisher Zachtronics
Steam App Id 504210

9. Hacknet

Hacknet is an immersive, terminal-based hacking simulator for PC. Dive down a rabbit hoIe as you follow the instructions of a recently deceased hacker, whose death may not have been the accident the media reports.

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Hacknet has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Hacking games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 24,100 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 22,543 positive reviews and 1,557 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 not possible to play or run Hacknet on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 8/12/2015
Developer Team Fractal Alligator
Publisher Fellow Traveller
Steam App Id 365450

10. Deadeye Deepfake Simulacrum

Embody the ultimate cybernetic corporate agent. Master deadly gunplay, time manipulation, and supernatural abilities. Hack computers, people, even the individual bullets flying at you. Confront the future, and die trying.

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Deadeye Deepfake Simulacrum has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Hacking games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 468 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 464 positive reviews and 4 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $12.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $12.99
Release Date 10/13/2022
Developer nodayshalleraseyou
Publisher nodayshalleraseyou
Steam App Id 1545990

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Gunpoint on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). TIS-100 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Pony Island on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 15). Turing Complete on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Last Command on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 22). Bitburner on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). SHENZHEN I/O on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Hacknet on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Deadeye Deepfake Simulacrum on Steam. Steam Store.

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