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The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now 

Aaron Edwards
Updated June 5, 2017 1.6k votes 364 voters 4.8k views 23 items

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There's nothing quite like a good cyberpunk story. Between the corporate dystopian futures and the neon cities that always seem to be rained out, uncovering a resistance movement that seeks to overthrow those in power is enthralling. Ever since one of the best dystopian moviesBlade Runner, pretty much invented the cyberpunk genre, many stories have been following in its cybernetic footsteps. Video games are no exception - the industry has taken advantage of the storytelling and gameplay possibilities since the genre's inception.

Collected below are the best cyberpunk titles of all time. If you think there's a classic on this list that's been under-appreciated, give it a vote up so others can experience the grimy future that inspired you. Or, if you're looking for a good cyberpunk game recommendation, you've come to the right place. 

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Deus Ex: Human Revolutio... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Released: 2011 (Eidos Montreal)

Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Action role-playing game, Action game, Stealth game, Role-playing video game, + more

Publisher: Square Enix, Feral Interactive

Platform: Personal computer, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

Subjects: Transhumanism

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Deus Ex is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Released: 2000 (Ion Storm Inc.)

Genres (Video game): Science fiction, Action role-playing game, Computer role-playing game, First-person Shooter

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Shadowrun Returns is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now

Publisher: Harebrained Schemes

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Shadowrun: Dragonfall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Shadowrun: Dragonfall
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System Shock 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Released: 1999 (Looking Glass Technologies)

Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Horror, Action role-playing game, Survival horror, + more

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows, Dreamcast

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Syndicate is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Released: 1993 (Bullfrog Productions)

Genres (Video game): Isometric projection, Shoot 'em up, Real-time tactics, Action game, Role-playing video game, + more

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari Jaguar, MS-DOS, Amiga CD32, NEC PC-9801, + more

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Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Released: 1997 (Westwood Studios)

Genres (Video game): Adventure

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Platform: Microsoft Windows

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Shadowrun: Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Shadowrun: Hong Kong
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Shadowrun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Shadowrun Released: 1994 (BlueSky Software)

Genres (Video game): Action game, Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sega

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Released: 2013 (Ubisoft Montreal)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, First-person Shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

Platform: PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

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Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Released: 1997 (Eidos Interactive)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Japanese role-playing game, Role-playing video game

Publisher: Square Enix, Eidos Interactive, Square, Sony Computer Entertainment

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

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Syndicate is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Released: 2012 (Starbreeze Studios)

Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Action game, First-person Shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows

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Perfect Dark is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Perfect Dark
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Perfect Dark Zero is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Released: 2005 (Rare Ltd)

Genres (Video game): Action game, Stealth game, First-person Shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Platform: Xbox 360

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Dex is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Dex
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System Shock is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
System Shock Released: 1994 (Looking Glass Technologies)

Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Horror, Action role-playing game, Survival horror, + more

Publisher: Origin Systems, Electronic Arts

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Macintosh, NEC PC-9801, Personal computer, DOS

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Flashback is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Released: 1992 (Tiertex Design Studios)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Puzzle game, Platform game, Action game, Science Fiction

Publisher: Sunsoft, U.S. Gold

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, FM Towns, MS-DOS, Acorn Archimedes, NEC PC-9801, + more

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Satellite Reign is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Satellite Reign
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Transistor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now

Publisher: Supergiant Games

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, OS X, Linux, iOS, + more

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VA-11 HALL-A is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
VA-11 HALL-A
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Gemini Rue is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Gemini Rue
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Watch Dogs is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Released: 2013 (Ubisoft Reflections)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Stealth game

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Assassin's Creed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cyberpunk Video Games You Need To Play Right Now
Released: 2007 (Ubisoft Montreal)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action game, Stealth game

Publisher: Ubisoft

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, iOS

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