In our list below you’ll find the best games like Hitman Absolution for PC, XBox 360, PS3 and more. These games will offer you tons of assassinations and targets to hit, plus plenty of stealth. You can choose games based on common themes and genres, or see our personal choices for the best games like Hitman Absolution below.

Games like Hitman Absolution, by Genres and Themes

Assassination: Hitman is one of the founding fathers of stealth assassination games and has seen numerous releases on many different platforms. Hitman games are all about Agent 47 and his adventures and conflicts with his owners. He’s a master of assassination, stealthily tracking down and eliminating his targets. For similar games, see our list of the best Assassination Games.

Stealth: Gameplay in the Hitman series is split up into different levels which assign you to a different target. You must use stealth to make take down your target, though sometimes you’ll approach head on. There’s a story to the game too, some way in which the various targets are brought together. What, you didn’t just think this was mindless gratuitous violence, did you? 😀 The key gameplay mechanics in the game involve managing tension, removing dead bodies and stealth. There are many similar games. See our collection of the best stealth games.


Games Like Hitman Absolution — Our Choices

In our list of games like Hitman Absolution you’ll find many assassination games that require you to track down and eliminate your enemies. You’ll also find games that require a lot of stealth. Remember that you can vote and share the games, if you want, to help other fans of Hitman Absolution pick their next game.

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Velvet Assassin

PC, XBox 360

Velvet Assassin is a stealth game created by video game developer Replay Studios. In the game you play as an assassin called Violette Summer, a British spy during World War 2. As Violette you’ll be behind enemy lines using stealth to take down enemies and to acquire valuable information that could turn the course of the war.

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Death To Spies


Death To Spies is a third person tactical third person shooter with a heavy emphasis on stealth. It’s a lot like Hitman and Metal Gear Solid. Created by video game developer 1C Company, Death To Spies was released in 2007.

The story is set in World War II and you play as a captain of SMERSH, a Soviet counterintelligence agency. As an agent you’l have to complete various mission that are based in enemy territory, meaning you’ll need to use stealth in order to survive.
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Tenchu Stealth Assassins

PS / PS4

Tenchu Stealth is an action adventure game that has a heavy emphasis on stealth, similar to games in the Himan series. It was created by video game developer Acquire and released in 1998. The best aspects of Tenchu are its stealth gameplay and the awesome game world, which is set n feudal Japan.

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Metal Gear Solid


Metal Gear Solid is one of the most popular game franchises of all time and is made by video game developer Kojima Studios under the guidance of legendary video game designer Hideo Kojima. An action adventure / shooter game with a heavy emphasis on stealth, Metal Gear has been popular ever since the first game on MSX, but saw a massive rise in popularity with the Metal Gear Solid series on Playstation consoles.
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PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

Dishonored launched in 2012 and brought a combat-centred game with a high degree of stealth and strategy. In terms of its imaginary world, Dishonored is largely influenced by steampunk but delivers its own unique take on a futuristic fantasy setting. As with all of the best games, what Dishonored does well is taking inspiration from a variety of sources and bringing them together to create something new.
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Tangiers is a highly immersive stealth sim. It’s a treat to look at, with unique visuals that scream of personality—and which are far more imaginative than Thief’s. The visuals are genuinely artistic, the sort of work you’d expect to see from a third year photography degree graduate or animation student.
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Assassins Creed 3

 PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, iOS, HP webOS,[38] Android, Nokia Symbian Windows Phone platforms, and Wii U.

Assassin’s Creed has become one of the most popular franchises in the history of games. In Assassin’s Creed games you stealthily explore an open world that merges adventure with stealth and action to create an unforgettable single player experience. Games in the Assassin’s Creed series tend to have a historical story with different titles in the series covering the Renaissance, the American Revolution and the Crusades.

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