YouTube/PlayStationSometimes shooting at people in games doesn't make the cut -- you just crave for a katana and some stealth skills. So here are 7 ninja/samurai games you can try right now.
The Ghost of Tshushima
This is one the best looking games out there with a huge open world. It has been inspired by decades of samurai movies and the mechanics are interesting too, because they rely a lot on precisely timing your melee attacks.
YouTube/PlayStationYou are a shinobi known as Wolf as he attempts to take revenge on a samurai clan who attacked him and kidnapped his lord. It's extremely difficult to master as it has a lot of rhythmic fighting, which doesn't come to a lot of people naturally.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
This series has a Souls-like vibe to it, but has its own original touch. The plot is based in 1600s, and follows the journeys of William Adams, an Irish sailor named after a real-life Englishman who was one of the few Western samurais.
Mark of the Ninja
If you're into 2D stealth ninja games, you aren't going to do better than this. It's all about moving quickly, hiding behind things, and just ripping enemies apart using a grappling hook.
Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
This is perhaps one of the coolest games on this list. This is a real-time stealth-based tactics game set in the Edo period. It has many heroes with different skills that are specific to certain situations. Its gameplay is very innovative.
This one is an action-adventure stealth game. You get a lot of cool abilities too like teleportation. And the best part? It's available on basically every platform!
Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker
This is a create your own ninja game, with a very arcadey vibe. You team up with four people and go up against other players online. It looks very different from other Naruto games, but is very engaging.