What are the best ninja games on PC? Sneaking through the shadows, lithely climbing and dashing your way to an unsuspecting target; clashing swords with a rival in a climactic battle; methodically planning your next move to catch the enemy unaware. There are a lot of reasons why ninja games are so appealing. As gamers, we revel in fantasies of power and experiences out of our reach, and ninja games are pretty high on the list of “I wish I could do that”.
Luckily, some of the best PC games let you play ninja. In fact, it’s a pretty crowded genre, and hacking through the chaff with a katana will only get you so far.
In order to make the search a bit easier, we’ve gone ahead and curated this list of eight of the best Ninja games, plus two upcoming titles, that will sate your inner ninja. Plenty of classics are present, like 3D stealth sims, but we have also included some off-the-wall games to illustrate just how varied the ninja scene is. Go on, take a look below. We’ll see you on the other side of the shadows.