We have always been hooked to anything that involves mystery and sneaking. From imagining ourselves to be secret spies to thinking of being a part of secret organizations, our imaginations always run wild. But there is a void between reality and our imagination, and that void is filled by Spying video games. From role-playing as secret agents to infiltrating enemy bases, these games will fulfill all your spying fantasies and keep you coming back for more.PS4 offers myriads of spying games to choose from, and you would be spoilt for choice! So grab your seats (and consoles) and take a look at our curated list containing the best spying games available on PS4.
This game was created by Arkane Studios and released by Bethesda Softworks on November 11, 2016.
This is the second part of the Dishonored series and is set in Karnaca, where you play either the empress Emily or her protector. You have to spy your way through a series of secret places to reach the Witch and eliminate her ultimately. Throughout the journey, you will come across hordes of enemies whom you can kill using blades, knives, guns, or by choking. You have to make sure that nobody notices you, or you will be hunted down and killed. You can stay in hiding behind objects or by taking advantage of the darkness. This thrilling game will test your skills and stun you with its amazing graphics and soundtrack.
This game was created and released by Klei Entertainment on April 19, 2016.
The central theme of the game is stealth, and it involves turn-based gameplay. You play the role of the controller of a secret agency and have to plan and fight against powerful companies targeting your agency. You have to infiltrate corporations and retrieve information that can expose you and your agency. The turn-based stealth tactics allow you to choose upto two characters at a time that will carry out your commands. You have to erase all evidence of your infiltration by deleting CCTV footage and turning off alarm systems.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom
This game was created by Kojima Productions and released by Konami on September 1, 2015.
You play the role of Venom Snake, who embarks on a mission to Afghanistan to avenge the destruction of his troops. The storyline is captivating, and the graphics used are of the highest quality. It gives you choices, and your progression depends on your choices and the skills you possess. It has both single and multiplayer modes. It’s a stealth-based adventure cum action game, and you have to use various weapons like bombs, guns, and guns only when necessary as your primary motive is to stay hidden. You can stay in hiding by using objects. You can use tranquilizers when necessary to prevent killing someone, which will give you bonus points. There are plenty of locations to explore either by foot or using vehicles.
Unchartered 4: A Thief’s End
This game was created by Naughty Dog and released by Sony Computer Entertainment on May 10, 2016.
This is an action-adventure stealth-based game in which you play the role of Nathan Drake. You have to go on an exploration hunt with your associate Sullivan to excavate a hidden treasure. You can use weapons to defeat your enemy and also deploy stealth to navigate through tricky areas. This has both single and multiplayer modes, and in multiplayer mode, up to 10 players can play together. You have the option of choosing your weapons which are either short-ranged or long-ranged. The advanced AI of this game takes your experience to another level.
This game was created by IO Interactive and released by Square Enix in March 2016.
You play the role of Agent 47, a genetically modified Assassin whose job is to stealthily kill dangerous criminals. The theme is action-adventure-stealth and has a third person narrative. It has only single player mode and is set over various locations all across the globe. You can use a variety of short-range and long-range weapons to kill your enemies or you can sneak past them by using a disguise.
Sniper Elite 4
This game was created and released by Rebellion Developments on February 14, 2017.
This is the fourth game in the Sniper Elite series and is a shooting-based stealth game. You play the role of Orchidea, a navy member who is sent on a mission to an island to investigate about a newly developed weapon. The storyline has a third person view and allows you to either kill your enemies or stay hidden from them. Long range weapons include guns, rifles while short range weapons include blades and knives. This version has a larger map and enhanced AI.
The Last Of Us Remastered
This game was created by Naughty Dog and released by Sony Interactive Entertainment on July 29, 2014.
The United States is under the threat of collapsing. A highly dangerous mutant strain of a fungus is affecting people’s minds and turning them into cannibals. You play the role of Joel who has to help Ellie escape the United States. You can use shotguns, handguns, rifles, etc. as long-range weapons or baseball bats, bottles, breakable objects as short-range weapons. There’s a multiplayer mode in which 10 players can play together. The theme of stealth is well incorporated in the gameplay. You can hear audio recordings through the in-built speaker of your PS4.
This game was created by Creative Assembly and released by Sega on October 7, 2014.
Alien: Isolation is based on the hugely popular 1979 movie, Alien. You play the role of Amanda Ripley and embark on a journey to find out the clues of your missing mother. There have been previous versions of this game, but his one beats them all due to its enhanced stealth techniques. You have to fight against aliens and use better skills than them. This has a first-person narrative which makes the experience more enthralling. The graphics add to the eerie nature of this game and will leave you panting after alien encounters.
Assassin’s Creed Origins
This game was created by Ubisoft Montreal and released by Ubisoft on October 27, 2017.
This is the tenth part of the Assassins Creed series and is set in picturesque locations of ancient Egypt. The game is based on action, adventure and stealth. You play the role of Bayek who sets out to find out about the reasons for the age-old war between the Knights Templar and the Brotherhood of Assassins. The narration is from a third-person perspective and also has an eagle mode for better viewing. You have to engage in fights, complete quests and acquire new skills to progress through the game. The combat mechanisms are the best among the whole series.
Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
This game was created by Mimimi Productions and released by Daedalic Entertainment and Kalypso Media on August 1, 2017.
You play the role of the member of a group known as the Shoguns and have to defeat a Warlord who threatens to destroy the peace of Japan. You have to engage in battles and kill your enemies to move forward. Stealth also plays a major role in the tactics and development of the storyline. you need to collect important information as well which will help you to infiltrate enemy bases.
Batman: Arkham Night
This game was created by Rocksteady Studios and released by Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment on June 23, 2015.
This is the only game in the list inspired by a popular DC comics. It’s the fourth game in the Batman Arkham series and is set in the fictional city of Gotham. You play the role of Batman who engages in a fight with the evil Scarecrow. The narration is in a third person perspective and an interesting storyline featuring Batman’s illness is a new angle. You have to use a variety of skills and stealth techniques to navigate the Gotham City and ultimately defeat scarecrow.
Rise of the Tomb Raider
This game was created by Crystal Dynamics and released by Square Enix on November 10, 2015.
This is the eleventh part in the Tomb Raider series and you play the character of Lara Croft who goes on a mission to Siberia to find out the secret behind the immortality offered by the city of Kitezh. You have to fight against Trinity, your enemy organization and tackle them with firearms, combat techniques and also by stealth.
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition
This game was created by Crystal Dynamics and released by Square Enix on March 5, 2013.
You play the role of Lara Croft like in the rest of the versions and have to defeat an evil force to rescue your friends. This game has both single and multiplayer modes and the main theme is survival through stealth. Rather than killing your enemies, you’re encourages to sneak past them. The narration is through third person perspective and you can travel across a variety of maps and pre-set tracks while exploring the area around them.
Dishonored Death of the Outsider
This game was created by Arkane Studios and released by Bethesda Softworks on September 15, 2017.
Like its previous version, the game takes place in the city of Karnaca, and you play the role of Billie Lurk, an assassin who has to kill an unknown foe called The Outsider. It has a first-person perspective and uses stealth to progress through the storyline. You also have supernatural abilities which will help you to fight your enemy. Your best skill is the power to teleport, and you can use it to your advantage.
Metal Gear Survive
This game was created and released by Konami on February 20, 2018.
You play the role of a captain who has to decipher the secret behind a mysterious virus turning people into Zombies. You have to infiltrate enemy bases using information that you have collected earlier. This game also offers some top-notch combat techniques. This is a survival-action-spy game and has a third-person narrative. You can also play in multiplayer mode. It has an in-game map that enables you to navigate.