Other (objects, etc.) theme

Involves activities that are kept in secret, concealed from the public eye and others, either because of their illegal or improper nature.


Alternate names: Covert operation, Black operation, Secret operation

The first video game about Clandestine was released in 1982.

Ubisoft, Eidos and Activision has published most of these games

Should be only used when clandestine things are a major thing instead of some minor thing to do on the side of everything (e.g. optional clandestine activities instead of the main objective being that).

Although criminal activities do imply clandestine nature, they can still be done in open and criminal protagonist may not necessarily be involved in any criminal activities in the actual game story.

This is also common for military or such operations that are sensitive in nature or break international laws.

Stealth games should not be included just because they're stealth games.

Child groups

Espionage, Stealth, Disguising, Stealing, Lock picking, Hacking, Pickpocketing, Secret conflict, Eavesdropping, Sabotage


Windows 43
X360 15
PS2 13
Xbox 12
PS3 9
Linux 8
Mac OS X 8
GameCube 6
PS 4
Mac OS Classic 4
Nintendo DS 4
Wii 3
Mobile 1
Dreamcast 1
C64 1
Android 1
Jaguar 1
3DS 1
TI99 1
Xbox One 1
PS4 1
Atari 400/800 1
Apple II E 1
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