14 Video Games That Have Crossbows

Dishonored 2

Dishonored 2 is an action-adventure stealth video game which takes place this time in the fictional city of Karnaca. Where you can play as Corvo who is the protagonist in Dishonored or as Empress Emily Kaldwin. In Dishonored 2 the Crossbow is the ideal weapon for an assassin and player who wants to play the stealth path as it makes literally no sound and is as lethal as its alternative the handgun, which certainly attracts tons of attention.

Rogue Quest: The Vault of the Lost Tyrant

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Rogue Quest is an adventure video game, where you follow protagonist Cassandra Nech who is a member of a guild known as the Rogue Guild, and she sets out with the objective to get hold of the legendary Sea Tyrant’s treasure. Her main weapon is a crossbow which is extremely lethal with.


Paladins is a free to play hero based team shooter based on the popular video game of the exact genre known as Overwatch. There is a female hero in the game known as Cassie who has a crossbow as her primary weapon and possesses the special ability of firing arrows at the speed of a machine gun delivering savage damage to whoever is in her crossfire.

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Dead Rising 3

Dead Rising 3 is an open world zombie survival game developed by Capcom Vancouver and published by Microsoft Studios in 2013 worldwide and 2014 in Japan. The game is full of tons of weapons from a glove gun, an ultimate buffet cart and you guessed it a crossbow. The crossbow officially known as the Super Crossbow is one of the combo weapons (weapons created in the game by combining two or more different items or weapons) and it requires multiple blueprints which can be found around the map., its one of the best weapons in the game.

Deus Ex: The Fall

Dues Ex: The Fall is an action-adventure video game with stealth elements, it was developed by N-Fusion Interactive Entertainment and published by Square Enix. It is set in the year 2027 and lets you play as former British soldier Ben Saxon. If you plan on playing the lethal stealth way or just ignore stealth altogether the crossbow in the game may be the perfect weapon for you as it is quieter than the stealth sniper in the game, it is also long range and makes a cool swish sound as the arrow flies through the air.

The Age Of Decadence

The Age of Decadence is a 3D turn-based role-playing video game released on the 14th of October 2015 by Iron Tower Studio, unlike many 3D role-playing games the game is actually not a freemium game instead it is available for £22.99 on Steam and it has multiplayer and single layer features. The game is set in a medieval era period with magic and mythical elements.

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Oafmatch is yet another role-playing adventure game on this list of 15 Video Games That Have Crossbows, Oafmatch combines RPG elements with roguelike mechanics where you can roam freely with few boundaries at most times in the game. The game revolves around a character simply known as Knuckles the Oaf and his companions which you can pick and choose based on your preferred playing style and it sees you navigate various mazes and dungeons on your quest to save your kingdom from an unknown evil. The game is set in a medieval type setting.

Dungeon Rats

Dungeon Rats is admittedly not a very well known game but its definitely an awesome game, like Age of Decadence it is also developed by Iron Tower Studio. It’s a turn-based RPG set in the same world as Age Of Decadence however you play in a massive medieval prison with the aim to survive and eventually escape while navigating the complicated prison hierarchy and developing your skills and weaponry..

Earthlock Festival Of Magic

Earthlock Festival Of Magic is a beautiful role-playing video game developed and published by Norwegian video game company Snowcastle Games for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, the PS4, the Xbox One and the Wii U. The game is non-linear meaning you can follow the story line as you please with you deciding what to focus on, it is set in the fictional world of Umbra where a cataclysmic event occurs stopping your entire planet from spinning leading to terrible consequences such as the destruction of the majority of civilization on the planet. You find yourself starting the game in a post-apocalyptic world where you are fighting an enemy known as the Suvian Empire.

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Blood Knights

Blood Knights is a hack and slash video game that incorporates mostly melee weapons but also ranged weapons such as bows and crossbows are common in the game. The game has platformer mechanics, as well as role-playing and various combat elements

Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection

The Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection is made up of three video games, Assassin’s Creed 2, Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood and Assassin’s Creed Revelations. All the games are set in Renaissance Italy where you play as a member of the Assassin order called Ezio where you are equipped with the weapon of choice the wrist blade and also various other weapons of different rarities, the crossbow in all three games are attached the wrist of Ezio in the same away as the wrist blades, allowing for easy and quick concealment and easy aiming.

Far Cry 4

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Far Cry 4 is an action adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft Inc. for the PS3, Ps4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. You play as Ajay Ghale a Kyrati American with the aim of saving the fictional nation of Kyrat. The game’s aim is to allow you as much freedom as it can from running, crouching, jumping to weapons to name a few for example various shotguns, various crossbows, various explosive launchers and a lot of types vehicles.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

In PUBG you also have the option to equip a crossbow, the crossbow is very hard to use so only experienced players are proficient with it. It is best used from short to medium range but can be used in long range if you aim it high enough. It is used by many pros and experienced players in the late game as the crossbow makes little sound allowing you to pick off enemies without revealing your location.

Middle Earth: Shadow Of Mordor

Middle Earth: Shadow Of Mordor is an action adventure role playing game based on the lore of Lord Of The Rings with the game being set in between the timelines of The Hobbit and The Lord Of The Rings, the game is very unique due to its Nemesis System which sees you fight various troll and orc commanders that adapt to your play style meaning that if you constantly use one move to kill the commanders they will adapt and become immune to that move forcing you to adapt. The game features medieval style weapons from various swords from common to epic level that include swords, axes and long range weapons such as bows and crossbows which are very popular with the orc archers in the game.

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