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Stealth

Category Tier-2 Genre

Top 150 best Steam games of all time tagged with Stealth, according to gamer reviews.

Rank, title, date, tags, platforms and price Score Rating
8.48
98% 12,575 votes
8.46
97% 15,780 votes
8.28
96% 5,083 votes
8.27
93% 39,802 votes
8.21
95% 6,828 votes
8.15
94% 7,202 votes
8.14
90% 651,354 votes
8.11
91% 54,578 votes
8.08
91% 46,805 votes
8.06
90% 99,229 votes
8.02
94% 2,378 votes
8.00
95% 924 votes
7.93
94% 1,256 votes
7.93
90% 12,300 votes
7.90
90% 10,396 votes
7.88
95% 529 votes
7.88
92% 2,402 votes
7.86
89% 18,161 votes
7.86
91% 3,242 votes
7.80
91% 1,966 votes

Correlated tags

Correlation is how often another tag appears together with this tag. If one in every five games tagged with Stealth is also tagged with a correlated tag, the correlated tag has 20% correlation. 100% correlation means the pair of tags always appear together.

Tags most frequently applied to the same games as Stealth, with at least 15% correlation.

  1. Action 73%
  2. Singleplayer 57%
  3. Adventure 56%
  4. Indie 45%
  5. First-Person 42%
  6. Horror 41%
  7. Atmospheric 38%
  8. 3D 37%
  9. Exploration 31%
  10. Action-Adventure 30%
  11. Survival Horror 27%
  12. Puzzle 26%
  13. Dark 23%
  14. Survival 22%
  15. Story Rich 22%
  16. Psychological Horror 22%
  17. Casual 21%
  18. Strategy 20%
  19. Shooter 19%
  20. FPS 18%
  21. Third Person 18%
  22. Multiplayer 18%
  23. Realistic 17%
  24. 2D 15%

The Stealth tag refers to a gameplay style or mechanic in which the player is encouraged or required to avoid direct confrontation with enemies by remaining undetected. In games that emphasize stealth, players must use tactics, patience, and observation to navigate through levels or missions without being seen or heard by enemies.

Stealth-focused gameplay often involves:

  • Avoiding Detection The primary objective in stealth games is to stay hidden from enemy AI or patrols. Players must carefully plan their movements, utilize cover, crouch or move silently to avoid making noise, and take advantage of shadows or distractions.
  • Silent Takedowns Instead of engaging enemies directly through combat, players are encouraged to take out foes using non-lethal means like sneak attacks from behind. This allows them to eliminate threats silently and maintain their cover.
  • Evasion and Escape If a player's presence is detected, they often have the option of escaping rather than entering direct combat. This can involve sneaking away from pursuing enemies while utilizing the environment for cover and concealment.

The stealth genre can be found in various types of games such as action-adventure titles, first-person shooters, and even role-playing games. However, there are also dedicated stealth-centric games that fully revolve around this style of play.

Some notable examples of video game franchises that prominently feature stealth mechanics include:

  • Metal Gear Solid Developed by Hideo Kojima and known for its intricate storytelling along with tactical espionage action gameplay mechanics.

  • Dishonored A first-person stealth-action series that offers players a mix of supernatural abilities, assassinations, and decision-driven gameplay.

  • Splinter Cell Putting players in the role of Sam Fisher, an elite secret agent known for his stealthy infiltration and covert operations.

  • Thief Focusing on the art of stealing as players take on the role of a master thief, using shadows, silence, and cunning to complete objectives.

Stealth games challenge players to think strategically, observe their surroundings carefully, and adapt to dynamic situations while remaining hidden. They offer a unique and immersive gameplay experience for those who enjoy clandestine operations rather than direct confrontation.

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