Release year 2012 Last position 40
Chris I played Dishonored until I understood all of its levels backwards, and it kept impressing me the whole way. Its implementation of first-person stealth is the best since Thief II, and dozens of complementary systems provide huge room for player expression. It’s also an ace action game, and that’s not a trick many pull off.
Andy The closest a modern game has come to Deus Ex. I played the entire thing without killing or alerting any guards, and it’s probably the most fun I’ve ever had with a stealth game. Dunwall was a joy to blink around, with its rich, stylized art and sense of culture and history. If we never return to that world, it’ll be a damn shame.
Phil For me, it’s about the movement. Corvo’s power lies in how slippery he feels, whether clambering over Victorian architecture or effortlessly tormenting guards.