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Become a hacker in 10 fun and safe video games

Enjoy hacking, Hollywood-style, with these video games

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Working in IT can be stressful, so the need to blow off some steam is a real one for folks in the industry. If you've felt the temptation to go black hat after a tough day at the office, these hacking-related video games could offer a harmless outlet for your darker computing urges.


SlaveHack (browser)

"SlaveHack" is reminiscent of "Hack Wars," in that players hack each other in order to make money from selling software illegally, sending spam and destroying competitors. Beware an outsized learning curve and an impatient player base.

  • Scrolling green excitement: 10 fun hacking video games
  • Uplink (Windows/Mac/Linux)
  • Codelink (Windows/Flash, free)
  • The Hacker (browser)
  • Hacker vs. Hacker (browser)
  • Street Hacker (Windows)
  • Hack Wars (browser)
  • SlaveHack (browser)
  • Computer Hacker (browser)
  • NetworKing (browser)
  • Hacker Typer (browser)



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