The Best Assassin Games

Update : Basket Brawl DX added at rank #38.
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HITMAN 3 (2021)

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stadia psvr PC Windows Playstation 4 Xbox Series X Playstation 5 Xbox One

Agent 47 and Lucas Grey are on a mission to tie up loose ends while Diana Burnwood discovers her past. Players can solve mysteries, manipulate the end results of investigations, and eliminate targets in creative ways.


What we like:
  • Intricately designed levels with interconnecting marvels
  • Accessible gameplay
  • Emotional and complex story integrated into missions
  • Stunning visuals
  • Persistent shortcuts for easy level navigation
What could be improved:
  • Last mission might not be what some players want
  • Complexity of levels not as immediately noticeable as other favorites in the series

  • stealth
  • assassin
  • sandbox
  • mystery
  • narrative

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Assassin's Creed Valhalla (2020)

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Xbox One Playstation 5 stadia Xbox Series X Playstation 4 PC Windows

Embark on an incredible journey with Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Dawn of Ragnarok and explore a gorgeously realized fantasy realm. Uncover secrets, solve puzzles, engage in intense battles and uncover powerful new abilities as you progress through this exciting storyline.


What we like:
  • Incredible visuals
  • Deep and satisfying storyline
  • New skills and abilities to discover
  • Complex yet thrilling raids
  • Satisfying puzzles throughout the game world
What could be improved:
  • Streamlined gear system may not appeal to some players
  • Lack of dragons compared to other fantasy properties

  • stealth
  • assassin
  • open-world
  • historical
  • combat
  • parkour
  • naval
  • narrative
  • rpg
  • battle
  • fight
  • adventure
  • action

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Hitman World of Assassination (2023)

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PC Windows psvr Xbox Series X Xbox One Playstation 5 Playstation 4

Enter the world of the ultimate assassin. HITMAN World of Assassination brings together the best of HITMAN, HITMAN 2 and HITMAN 3 including the main campaign, contract mode, escalations, elusive target arcades and the roguelike inspired game mode HITMAN: Freelancer.


  • stealth
  • assassin
  • sandbox
  • spy-thriller

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No More Heroes (2021)

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wii PC Windows Nintendo Switch

Step into the eccentric world of No More Heroes as Travis Touchdown, a beam katana-wielding assassin on a mission to be the best. Experience thrilling combat, engaging side activities, and a vibrant city filled with opportunities. This action-packed, ultra-stylized game with its unique protagonist and offbeat humor promises a refreshing and enjoyable gaming experience.


What we like:
  • Thrilling combat sequences
  • Engaging side activities
  • Unique and interesting protagonist
  • Offbeat humor
  • Stylish and high-contrast comic book visuals
What could be improved:
  • Limited and unengaging open-world setting

  • assassin
  • hack-and-slash
  • open-world
  • boss-fight

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No More Heroes III (2021)

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Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch PC Windows Playstation 5 Xbox One Xbox Series X

No More Heroes III is a stylish and vibrant action game that takes place nine years after the events of the second game and two years after the events of Travis Strikes Again. You take on the role of Travis Touchdown to protect Earth from an alien invasion. The game features smooth combat with beam katanas, wrestling moves, and death drive device skills alongside a variety of activities and boss battles.

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What we like:
  • Streamlined structure
  • Smooth combat
  • Variety of activities & boss battles
  • Rich history of characters
  • Self-aware & fantastically written dialogue
  • Improved performance & load times
What could be improved:
  • Some characters not developed as much as others
  • Preliminary qualifying battles can feel super game-like

  • assassin
  • boss-fight
  • open-world
  • boss
  • anime
  • aliens
  • battle
  • fight
  • combat
  • hack-and-slash
  • mech

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Assassin's CreedA Origins (2017)

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Playstation 4 PC Windows stadia Xbox One

ASSASSIN’S CREED® ORIGINS IS A NEW BEGINNING *The Discovery Tour by Assassin’s Creed®: Ancient Egypt is available now as a free update!* Ancient Egypt, a land of majesty and intrigue, is disappearing in a ruthless fight for power.

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  • stealth
  • assassin
  • open-world
  • historical
  • parkour
  • combat
  • naval
  • fight
  • narrative
  • rpg
  • battle
  • adventure
  • action

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Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018)

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PC Windows Xbox Series X Playstation 5 stadia Playstation 4 Xbox One

Choose your fate in Assassin's Creed® Odyssey. From outcast to living legend, embark on an odyssey to uncover the secrets of your past and change the fate of Ancient Greece.


  • stealth
  • assassin
  • open-world
  • historical
  • naval
  • combat
  • parkour
  • rpg
  • battle
  • fight
  • narrative
  • adventure
  • action
  • sailing

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Katana ZERO (2019)

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PC Windows Xbox One Mac OS Nintendo Switch

Katana ZERO is a stylish neo-noir, action-platformer featuring breakneck action and instant-death combat. Slash, dash, and manipulate time to unravel your past in a beautifully brutal acrobatic display.


  • platform
  • 2d
  • pixel
  • cyberpunk
  • assassin
  • violent
  • instant-death
  • manipulation
  • time
  • hack-and-slash
  • story
  • action
  • ninja
  • fast-paced
  • gore

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Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge (2023)

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Playstation 5 ps1 vr2

Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge - Enhanced Edition lets you become the hero of your own thrilling adventure. Different difficulty levels, combat weapons and immersive tales that show how the actions of one person can change the galaxy.

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  • assassin
  • roomscale
  • mech
  • pirates
  • resource
  • movie
  • waves
  • real-time
  • endless
  • amusement
  • bite-sized
  • buildings
  • experimental
  • adventure
  • park

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Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes (2019)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 PC Windows

Travis Strikes Again, Beam Katana charged and ready! He's been sucked into the legendary Death Drive Mk II games console, where anyone who collects all the Death Balls has their wishes granted (...or do they?).

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  • assassin
  • hack-and-slash
  • boss-fight
  • boss
  • visual-novel
  • combat
  • fight
  • top-down
  • anime
  • open-world
  • battle
  • cooperative
  • action
  • aliens

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