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Best Stealth Games Rated ESRB MATURE 17 and Younger

Stealth video games involve you using covert movement, hiding behind objects and managing how much sound you are making to get to a destination without being detected by computer or human players.

You have to avoid line-of-sight of enemy players to successfully sneak past. Some games also require you to minimise the noise you are making, or to move slower, to get passed undetected.

Some stealth games combine other genres. Shooting or Adventure games often have the option of approaching an objective with either stealth or direct attacking. Platform games and Turn-Based games often let you use stealth to avoid engaging enemies.

Games with stealth is the primary (and sometimes only) option pit you in espionage, counter-terrorism, and special forces situations. Quite often stealth it used in games to get the upper hand to then switch to a more violent or aggressive approach to perform spying, stealing or assassinations.

DetailsGenre Details

Era: 2000 - 2024
Total Games: 164
Total Likes: 4,600
 

 

Hello Neighbor (Series)

Release Date: 08/12/2017

Out Now: Amazon Fire, Android, Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Stadia, Switch and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Components: 3D First-Person

Hello Neighbor is a stealth survival game with a horror feel where you try and sneak into the basement of your neighbour’s house to uncover a "horrible secret". The game responds to your strategy by setting traps along paths the player followed in...

A Plague Tale: Innocence

Release Date: 14/05/2019, updated in 2021

Out Now: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox X|S

Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person

A Plague Tale: Innocence follows Amicia and her little brother Hugo as they use stealth to escape soldiers and swarms of rats. Against the stark threat and darkness of the world, the sibling relationship develops as the two learn to trust one another...

Alien: Isolation

Release Date: 06/10/2014, updated in 2019

Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds

Components: 3D First-Person

Alien: Isolation is an adventure horror game set in space, remastered in 2019 from the 2014 game due to its popularity. You play Amanda who is trying to find out the truth behind her mother's disappearance. You explore Sevastopol, a decommissioned...

Thief Town

Release Date: 26/09/2014

Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4 and Switch

Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On and Pixels

Thief Town is a stealth traversal game where you play in a crowd of identical characters. You must first work out which one you are and then spot the other human players to attack them. Get it wrong and all you do is reveal yourself.

Deceive Inc

Release Date: 21/03/2023

Out Now: PC, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox X|S

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Components: 3D First-Person

Deceive Inc is an online stealth traversal game where you are a spy trying to get into the vault to steal an artefact. The twist is that everyone can disguise themselves as different agents to blend in with the computer-controlled characters. It stands...

Summerhill

Release Date: Coming soon

Coming Soon: Mac and PC

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person, Cartoon and Day and Night

Summerhill is a narrative traversal game where you are a young shepherd and their dog. Play involves exploring a mysterious land to find your lost flock to guide them back home. It draws on the unusual subject matter of sheep herding to create an...

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Release Date: 18/08/2023

Out Now: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox X|S

Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is an online stealth action based on the film of the same name. In detailed arenas based on locations from the film, you play either the notorious Slaughter family hunting down victims, or an innocent trying to escape.

Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach

Release Date: 16/12/2021, updated in 2023

Out Now: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox X|S

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Components: 3D First-Person and Day and Night

Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach is a survival-horror game where you explore a vast pizzeria and shopping centre while hunted by a murderer. In addition to continuing the intricate and multi-layered story of the previous games, this is the first...

Lethal Company

Release Date: 23/10/2023

Out Now: PC

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Components: 3D First-Person and Open World

Lethal Company is a stealth role-play game where you work with friends to scavenge abandoned moons for scrap. To play you creep through the environment hunting scrap and on the lookout for lurking meat dogs, thumpers and other horrors. It's brilliant at...

Five Nights at Freddy's (Series)

Release Date: 23/07/2014, updated in 2019

Out Now: Android, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Components: 3D First-Person

Five Nights at Freddy's (FNaF) is a series of puzzle horror games with jump scares rather than blood and gore. You play the night-guard at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza and have to survive the night while in your office, checking the cameras and closing the...

Dead by Daylight

Release Date: 14/06/2016, updated in 2020

Out Now: Android, PS4, Stadia, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox X|S and iOS

Skill Rating: 16+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person

Dead by Daylight is a survival horror game where one player takes on the role of a killer and another other four try and work together to survive. It's unusual because of this asynchronous play and its cross-over with different franchise-inspired themes.

Rainbow Friends (Roblox)

Release Date: 14/11/2021

Out Now: Android, PC, Xbox One and iOS

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person and Cartoon

Rainbow Friends (Roblox) is a horror adventure where you try to survive a series of nights in a mansion. Each night you are hunted by a series of different coloured enemies, each with different abilities. You have the sole ability to hide in a box to...

Hitman (Series)

Release Date: 01/01/2000, updated in 2023

Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Stadia, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox X|S

Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person and Open World

Hitman 3 is a stealth game where you take on assassination missions and then figure out how to execute them. The dynamic situations you enter unfold as you play and you can try different approaches.

Witch It

Release Date: 22/10/2020

Out Now: PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person and Open World

Witch It is a game where you play a witch or a hunter. The witches run and hide in the village and can turn into everyday items. Transforming into these props in such a way as they look like part of the world is key to hiding. Observing the placement...

Rain World: Downpour

Release Date: 28/03/2017

Out Now: PC, PS4 and Switch

Skill Rating: 13+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On, Day and Night, Open World and Weather

Rain World: Downpour, and Rain World are traversal and survival games where you play a half-cat, half-slug in a living breathing world. You must venture out and brave the other predatory creatures to find food before the rain comes and you have to hide.

A Plague Tale: Requiem

Release Date: 18/10/2022

Out Now: PC, PS5, Switch and Xbox X|S

Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person

A Plague Tale: Requiem is an action adventure where you play a pair of siblings Hugo and Amicia. The story continues from the first game's discovery of the plague of rats and Hugo's latent abilities. Standing out again for weaving the sibling...

Murder Mystery 2 (Roblox)

Release Date: 18/01/2014, updated in 2023

Out Now: Android, PC, Xbox One and iOS

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person

Murder Mystery is a Roblox game where 12 people try to escape the murderer until the sheriff finds them. It's a classic parlour brought to life in Roblox. It works well because of the tense peril action combined with the need to carefully observe and...

Unspottable

Release Date: 22/10/2020

Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Components: 2D Overhead

Unspottable is a puzzle game where you try and work out which of the identical characters are controlled by other players and which are computers. It's a race to punch your friends before they punch you, but the more times you get it wrong the more...

Deadlight

Release Date: 10/07/2012, updated in 2016

Out Now: PC, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On

Deadlight takes the monochrome running, jumping and shooting action in a more mature direction and with a deeper and coherent story. It draws on older (and equally excellent) platform games Another World and Flashback. You control Randall Wayne, a...

Goose Goose Duck

Release Date: 03/10/2021

Out Now: Android, Mac, PC and iOS

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Components: 2D Overhead and Cartoon

Goose Goose Duck is a strategy communication game where you work with your fellow geese while completing missions. While you do, try and spot the malicious mallards who have infiltrated your team to stop you. Then, after the task, you get to vote out...

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum

Release Date: 25/05/2023

Out Now: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox X|S

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is a stealth traversal game set in Tolkien's Middle-Earth where you play Gollum after he escapes from Mordor. As you hunt for the One Ring, stolen by Bilbo Baggins, you ensure you remain hidden as you dash from one bit of...

Disjunction

Release Date: 28/01/2021

Out Now: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Components: 2D Overhead and Pixels

Disjunction is an intense cyberpunk stealth-action game set in 2048. You take on missions as one of three characters that lean towards different skills. Use lethal force, hide in the shadows or distract for non-violent ways to reach your objective.

Timelie

Release Date: 21/05/2020

Out Now: Mac, PC and Switch

Components: 2D Overhead and Grid

Timelie is a stealth puzzle game played in a surreal world where a girl and a mysterious cat work together to escape a series of rooms patrolled by enemy robots. The novelty is that you can control and rewind time to help you solve each puzzle. This not...

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

Release Date: 27/08/2019

Out Now: PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person and Open World

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is a survival adventure. But rather than controlling a specific character, you guide an entire lineage of primates trying to survive in prehistoric Africa and facilitate its evolution. It's unusual not only for this...

Ereban: Shadow Legacy

Release Date: Coming soon

Coming Soon: PC, Xbox One and Xbox X|S

Components: 3D Third-Person and Cartoon

Ereban: Shadow Legacy is a fast-paced stealth running, jumping and fighting game where you play Ayana who can harness mystical shadow powers and gadgets. Play involves traversing the world and enemies either avoiding them or killing them as you race to...

Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine

Release Date: 24/04/2013, updated in 2019

Out Now: Mac, PC, Switch and Xbox 360

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Components: 2D Overhead and Pixels

Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine is a heist simulation game. You control a crew of robbers who escape from jail and take on a series of increasingly complex robberies. The novelty is the simple top-down view of proceedings that allow for complex strategies...

SCP 3008 (Roblox)

Release Date: 20/01/2019, updated in 2023

Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Xbox One and iOS

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person, Cartoon and Open World

SCP 3008 is an adventure game where you must survive as many nights as possible in a huge Ikea store with demented employees. You play by building a base from furniture, collecting food and trying to hide from the employees who hunt you down. It's a...

Snaccoon

Release Date: Coming soon

Coming Soon: Mac and PC

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person, Cartoon and Open World

Snaccoon is a stealth and traversal game where you are a racoon searching the city for food. You play by moving around the world, selecting where to jump and solving some light puzzles to find a the food-stuffs not only to eat but to trade up on the...

Contraband

Release Date: Coming soon

Coming Soon: PC, Xbox One and Xbox X|S

Components: 3D First-Person

Contraband is a four player co-op stealth game about smuggling in a fictional Southeast Asian 1970s Bayan. It's a heist/smuggling challenge where you are in a team of players. The play loop will include planning and preparation before heading into the...

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun

Release Date: 06/12/2016

Out Now: PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun is a stealth strategy game set in Japan, where a new Shogun employs five recruits to use assassination, sabotage and espionage to enforce peace in the country. Play involves commanding a team of specialists to sneak...

Data Jack 2020

Release Date: Coming soon

Coming Soon: PC

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Components: 2D Overhead, 3D Third-Person, Open World and Pixels

DataJack 2020 is a stealth action game where you play a mercenary in the dystopian underworld of the East Coast Hub. Drawing inspiration from cyber-hacking role-play of games like Shadowrun and Syndicate, you take contracts to steal data by hacking...

Doors (Roblox)

Release Date: 14/03/2021, updated in 2022

Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, Xbox One and iOS

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Components: 3D First-Person

Doors (Roblox) is a survival adventure game where you enter a mansion and must explore a series of rooms inhabited by ghosts. Play is a combination of escape room puzzles and running for your life from spectral enemies. It stands out for the deep design...

Evade (Roblox)

Release Date: 10/06/2022, updated in 2023

Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, Xbox One and iOS

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person and Cartoon

Evade (Roblox) is a survival adventure where groups of players are chased by scary-looking "meme" images around different worlds. It's like a game of tag, but here the novelty is not only the scary challenge of being hunted, but that what hunts you are...

Just Act Natural

Release Date: 25/03/2022

Out Now: Mac and PC

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Components: 3D First-Person, 3D Third-Person, Cartoon and Hand-Made

Just Act Natural is an online stealth game where you hide among computer characters in a hand-made world, to avoid detection. Play varies with each mode, but throughout you're trying to blend in with the AI characters so other players don't target you...

Last Train Home

Release Date: 28/11/2023

Out Now: PC

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Components: 2D Overhead

Last Train Home is a strategy game where you command of a legion of soldiers as they travel home by train after the Great War. You guide them in battle, issuing commands and developing strategies, then upgrade and fortify the train you use to travel...

Lucky Life (CrazyGames)

Release Date: 24/01/2019, updated in 2023

Out Now: Android, Web and iOS

Components: 2D Side-On and Pixels

Lucky Life is a traversal game where you navigate dangerous obstacles to get to the flag. To play you move left or right and can jump or crouch. In this way, you work with the game's physics to avoid dangerous saws, knives, arrows, spikes and bombs.

Shadow Gambit: The Cursed Crew

Release Date: 17/08/2023

Out Now: PC, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox X|S

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person and Open World

Shadow Gambit: The Cursed Crew is a stealth strategy game set in a fantasy golden age of piracy. You play by controlling a crew of pirates with different abilities, on a ghost ship with a living soul.

Among Us

Release Date: 16/11/2018, updated in 2020

Out Now: Android, PC, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox X|S and iOS

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Components: 2D Overhead and Hand-Made

Among Us is a strategy game where crew-mates prepare their spaceship for launch by completing tasks. However, one of the players is an impostor intent on sabotaging the ship and killing the crew. As the game progresses in real-time the impostor...

Sneaky Sasquatch

Release Date: 30/07/2019, updated in 2022

Out Now: Apple TV, Mac and iOS

Skill Rating: 5+ year-olds

Components: 2D Overhead, Cartoon, Day and Night, Hand-Made and Open World

Sneaky Sasquatch is an adventure game where you sneak around in campsites and try to find food from coolers and picnic baskets without getting caught. From this simple premise grows a game with endless ways to play and explore its open world: race, play...

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild

Release Date: 03/03/2017

Out Now: Switch and Wii U

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person, Cartoon, Day and Night, Open World and Weather

The Legend of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild departs from the previous Zelda formula with the scale and depth of its world. You walk, fly, ride and climb your way through a landscape that varies in climate, terrain, inhabitants and vegetation. Weather and...

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