Ashen Alternatives


Ashen is an Action Role-playing, Co-op, Single-player and Multiplayer video game by A44. Taking place in a low fantasy-based environment, the game is available to play on Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. It offers the sunless world and unfolds the storyline of a character, who is looking for a home… read more
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18 Games Like Ashen


1. Lords of the Fallen

Lords of the Fallen is a marvelous Action-Adventure, RPG and Hack and Slash video game that takes you to an amazing Realm of a world that was once ruled by the demonic forces. Humankind served the evil and lived in fear until the uprising that forced the Evil forces to go deep down their dark realm. Humanity rose again and lived by the harshest and strict rules, Sins were not forgiven and redemption was not considered an option to let anyone repent for what he did. Now many epochs later, the Lords of the Fallen are returning with the forces of evil and a widespread fear is engulfing everything once again. As the last hope, World is looking towards you, The Harkyn, a convicted murderer, Sinner and a society reject. You must stand up, gather up your courage and companions, make a legion of heroes and go against the most darken and evilest forces of devil, get into the most epic show of unique Action, RPG and Fast-Paced Combats you have ever experienced. Flutter your Flags high after blowing up the imagination of the enemies. Put on show your best Melee Combat skills, use the best weapons and armor and eventually free the humanity from the chains of fear once and for all. With amazing visuals, a great story and an engaging game-play, Lords of the Fallen is a wonderful piece of art.


2. The Surge

The Surge is a Sci-fi, Action Role-playing and Single-player video game created by Deck13 Interactive and published by Focus Home Interactive. The game serves as the spiritual successor to Lord of the Fallen, released by Deck13 Interactive. It comes with many new gameplay elements and involves the player using an exoskeleton to fight enemies. During the gameplay, the exoskeleton can be modified by using the modular upgrades. The epic combat enables the player to target multiple parts of the enemy’s body to kill. It offers dystopian future where the game takes place and revolves around the well-written story, in which the human has exhausted the resources of the lands, leading the environment diseases and strained social service. The player can explore the land, interact with non-player characters and can earn experience by completing a variety of quests. Experience points can be used to unlock new quests, characters and more. With engaging gameplay, detailed graphics, and brilliant visuals, The Surge is the best game to play.


3. Dark Souls

Dark Souls, packed with Action-Adventure, RPG and Hack and Slash elements is developed and published by From Software. This astoundingly engaging dungeon crawling game provides with an open world gaming environment, enhanced graphics, challenging game-play, up to date user interface and an advanced AI system and is playable on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The game, Dark Souls sets in the fictional and mysterious world of Lordran. The main protagonist is a cursed human being who is forced to journey into the abyss for a pilgrimage to the undead. Player starts his journey with a lot of weapons and rations along with a little gathering of companions and on his way to the badlands, he engages with the creatures. The story goes on… Dark Souls features near reality and eye catching graphic details and the open world allows him to interact with people, objects and a lot of other things. Playing Dark Souls will definitely be a really good experience because of its amazing story, an addictive and immersive game-play and brilliant visuals. Give it a go and witness an ultimate world of RPG and Action-Adventure and Hack and Slash gaming.


4. Dark Souls 2

Dark Souls 2, developed by From Software is a Hack and Slash, Action-Adventure and RPG video game that is set in a Hostile Drangleic world and allows you to explore it and engage in combats and battles against your enemies. Dark Souls 2 offers both PvP and PvE events for you to get into and fight against the opponents. Every kill means a win for you, the soul of the player who gets defeated by you, accumulates and turns into experience points and currency for you. You can use the experience points and currency to buy upgrades, power-ups, weapons and skills etc. Because of the open world nature of the game, you encounter a lot of enemies while exploring but you can always kill them with your mighty sword. Multiplayer gaming mode allows you to team up with other online players or go against them and fight them off of your areas. Dark Souls 2 is one of the best Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash and RPG games and it will definitely entertain you to the limits. Do try it out.


5. Hydrophobia: Prophecy

Hydrophobia: Prophecy, the remake of 2011’s Hydrophobia is a Horror-Survival and Action-Adventure video game developed by Dark Energy Digital. The game is exclusively available to play on PC and PlayStation Netwrok. Hydrophobia: Prophecy features a lot of new game levels, puzzles, new game narrative, enhanced graphics, textures and animations. This mind-blowing and jaw dropping game is set on a floating city and the story revolves around the character of the protagonist Kate Wilson who after a deadly terrorist attack gets infected and tries to get off the sinking ship she was traveling on moments ago. In attempt to rescue the chief she gets infected with a virus but manages to escape to safety with the chief. story continues and she goes through a lot of action and adventure filled phases of the game where she battles her way out to the antagonist Mila. Later on, she finds and battles Mila, kills her in a deadly duel at a shopping mall, avails the antivirus, injects herself and the game ends. Hydrophobia: Prophecy is an amazing Horror-Survival and Action-Adventure video game to play and enjoy.


6. Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor is a brilliant open world Action-Adventure, RPG, Hack and Slash video game by Monolith Productions. The game allows you to enter into the massive world of fun. You are going to enter into real hardcore battling world against the most powerful and strong monsters including different creatures of evil forces. You have a chance to test your skills and abilities here. You can customize your character by gaining experience points, multiple upgrades of weapons and skills. You have to control a character with amazing skills and abilities to fight against the enemies and after defeating them, there will be new addition of features for your character to improve heath, abilities and skills. By completing different quests and exploring the game world, you will unlock new levels to fight with the evil forces. Story of the game is based on the revenge of a murder of a family and wife of the hero. You have to be strong enough to survive and get it done. Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor is an attractive game to play and enjoy.


7. Fable 3

Fable 3 is an amazing game by Lionhead Studios that lets you experience the best mix-up of Action-RPG, Shooting and Hack and Slash elements. The game is set in the boundaries of a mid-era city Albion, where the protagonist tries to overthrow the King from his throne. You can be part of the game by setting yourself up in the character of the protagonist, form alliances with neighboring kingdoms and build support for the revolution. You must control all the affairs so you could successfully revolt against the king and his government, become a monarch and defend Albion from a great evil that is about to embark upon the people of Albion. Fable 3 allows you to gather up legions of armies and fight against the evil all together. The combats in the game are mostly closed ones so you must fight your enemy using melee weapons and techniques. You can buy upgrades and power ups to enhance your weapon inventory, skills etc. If you want to experience a true Action-Adventure and RPG marvel, you must play this super thriller video game. You’ll definitely like it.


8. Heavenly Sword

Heavenly Sword by Ninja Theory is a great Action-Adventure, RPG and Hack and Slash video game. The game lets you be a female protagonist named Nariko who possesses a Super Weapon called Heavenly Sword and is destined to eliminate the Evil Raven Lord. In order to complete the game objectives, Nariko goes through a Dark open world where she encounters all the mystical forces of Raven Lord and slashes her way through the enemies using melee tactics and her special weapon Heavenly Sword. As the main objective of the game is to kill the Raven lord, you’ll have to kill all the enemies one by one and enhance your skills by consuming their powers. Finally encounter the Raven Lord and kill him by the use of your sword and advanced combat skills. Heavenly Sword offers an amazing war like environment, open world environment, a great story along with brilliant HD visuals and an immersive game-play.


9. X-Men Origins: Wolverine

X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a great Mix Up of Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash, RPG and Beat ‘em’ Up aesthetics. The game is based on the character of the same name Wolverine and kicks off with Wolverine Being hunted by a group of soldiers, in order to save his life he must fight them off or they will kill him with the modern tech weapon. X-Men Origins: Wolverine tasks you to be the protagonist Wolverine save yourself from the hunters and get back to the agency where you’ll be assigned different tasks and in order to complete the tasks you have to use your Titanium Claws, futuristic weapons and your hands to knock down the enemies in epic Melee combats. X-Men Origins: Wolverine with an amazingly addictive game-play, a great story and visuals plus open world gaming environment is a super thrilling game to play and enjoy. X-Men Origins: Wolverine is one of the best Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash and RPG games to play and enjoy. Do try it out.


10. Dragon’s Dogma

Dragon’s Dogma is another wonderful Action-Adventure, RPG, and Fantasy-based Hack and Slash video game. The game allows you to be the protagonist (Male/Female) who emerges from a deep crater temple after defeating the Chimera, reaches to a village Cassardis where a strange dragon appears, calls him Chosen One, tears out his heart and flies away. The protagonist gets revived without his heart as the Arisen and starts his journey. He reaches to Gran Soren and starts working as a soldier, kills the Hydra and gifts its head to the king of Gran Soren. King sends him to Everfall where he meets Wyrm Hunt. Teams up with Wyrm and starts killing the members of a cult named as Salvation. The cult turns out to be the believer of Grigori (The Dragon). After a great journey The Arisen reaches the lair of the dragon and kills him after a dreadfully long and bloody battle, retrieves his heart and goes on. Dragon’s Dogma offers an amazing combination of Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash and RPG elements along with beautiful graphics, enhanced mechanics and an impressive game-play.


11. Shadow Warrior

Shadow Warrior is a First-person Action-packed Hack and Slash, Shooter and RPG video game by Flying Wild Hog. The reboot of 1997’s Shadow Warrior features the protagonist with same character named Lo Wang and is set in an Asian Themed game world. Lo Wang is a Modern ninja, is controllable by a first person perspective and fight against the hordes of Evil Powers. Shadow Warrior consists of a number of game levels presented in a chapter wise order and lets you progress gradually from smaller stages to the huge ones with open Battles Arenas and Melee Combats. You as the protagonist can act and use various types of fire arms along with traditional ninja swords. Your basic task is to kill all the enemies and complete the game objectives in time to move towards the higher level of expertise. Shadow Warrior allows you to battle against differently categorized enemies who have various skills and tactics to fight against you. Their abilities are classified according to their skills and strength. You must first fight against the smaller enemies to gradually go against the ones with same strength as you possess. In order of fighting against an enemy who is stronger than you, will cost you a life. Shadow Warrior offers best graphics, a good story and an open world.


12. Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z is a cool Third-person Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash, RPG and Beat ‘em’ Up video game from the Ninja Gaiden series. The story of the game revolves around the character of Yaiba Kamikaze, a Ninja with special Ninja and Skills and abilities. After an outrage in the Clan, Yaiba Kamikaze turns against all of his Clan Elders and kills them and soon after that challenges Ryu Hayabusa, the leader of the clan. After a series of combats, Ryu Hayabusa slices up Yaiba’s left arm and that results in the death of Yaiba. After being resurrected, Yaiba Kamikaze emerges from the dead and follows the trail of Ryu Hayabusa, encounters him one last time and kills him. After killing Ryu Hayabusa, Yaiba finds out that the Forge Industries is manipulating every event from the very start and the recent Zombie outbreak is one of its doing. Yaiba travels to Ukraine where Russian Army invades Ukraine and the protagonist teams up with the Ukrainians and fight off against the forces and zombies all together and finally brings down the Forge Industries along with all of its owners and plotters. With great story, an amazingly engaging game-play and a lot of other cool things, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z is a great Action-Adventure and RPG game to play and enjoy. try it out and you’ll love every bit of this brilliant game.


13. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, developed by Platinum Games is a Single-player Action-Adventure, RPG and a Hack and Slash video game. The game focuses on the protagonist Raiden who is a Cyborg with a katana sword as his primary weapon. Raiden gets a task assigned to him by his superiors to kill the enemy Cyborgs. After gearing up, Raiden sets off to fight the enemies and engages in hard core hack and slash action using his high-frequency blade Katana sword and a lot of other weapons such as daggers, rocket launchers etc. After a long lasting effort, Raiden reaches the enemy Core of operations and destroy it. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance lets you use your best Stealth abilities and use your Katana in the amazing Blade Mode where you can slice the enemy Cyborgs in Slow Motion and steal all the parts hidden well in their bodies. Focusing strictly on Melee combats, the game allows you to encounter the equally equipped enemies and other machines in close encounters, kill them and earn experience points and loads of upgrades including unlock-able weapons, tactics and skills. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance features thrillingly fast-paced action game-play, a well written story-line and eye catching 3D graphics.


14. Guacamelee!

Guacamelee! Is a fantastic Action-Adventure, Beat em’ Up, Hack and Slash and RPG video game that features the player character named as Juan who embarks on a journey to save the El President’s Daughter. Juan is basically a wrestler type of character who uses punches and special skills to eliminate his enemies and to defeat the bosses. Guacamelee! Enables you to use grapple attack on your enemies and once they are in close range, kick them out for good using your iron hands. This brilliant fighting and beat em’ up game mostly focuses on melee combats and allows you to enjoy a side-scrolling game-play, with amazingly well designed mechanics and visuals. Every enemy kill awards you with coins that you can use to buy upgrades and stuff. With an amazing amount of challenging puzzles, ability to switch between the land of dead and the land of the living, fast-paced action and thrill filled game-play and all the wonderful things, Guacamelee! Is one amazing game to play.


15. Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider offers a wonderful combination of Action-Adventure, RPG and Hack and Slash aesthetics. This remake of the original Tomb Raider game by Crystal Dynamics features a new ace for the protagonist and allows you to be Lara Croft and go on an epic journey to free your friends from the pirates taking refuge on a distant and god-forsaken island. Equipped with only a Bow and Arrows, you’ll have to survive through hostile environments, encounter the most notorious and vindictive groups of pirates and enjoy immersing yourself into hardcore action and thrill filled game-play. As compared to the previous Tomb Raider games, you’ll experience enhanced mechanics and visuals, a totally new story and plenty of new perks available with the purchase. With a third-person perspective, a new face of protagonist and boldness of the character, Rise of the Tomb Raider offers a totally immersive and one of its kind gaming experience.


16. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is a Third-person, Fast-paced Action and Thrill filled Action-Adventure, RPG and Hack and Slash video game by Mercury Steam. The game is set in the year 1047 and tells the story about the epic Alliance between Earth and Heaven that was threatened by the mighty and evil Lords of the Shadow. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow allows you to be the main protagonist Gabriel Belmont a skilled warrior who uses advanced skills and up to 40 unique Unlockable fighting combos and his special sword fighting abilities to kill the enemies. Your task is to use all the weapons along with secondary ones such as Knives, Holy Water, and Hammers etc. to eliminate your enemies. Laced up with all the advanced melee tactics and weapons, special magical spells, you’ll have to attack your enemies in a fast-paced manner and kill them before they get you. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow offers ultra-HD visuals, a well-written story and an engaging game-play. Try it out if you really love playing Action-Adventure and RPG video games and you’ll definitely love it.


17. Darksiders

Darksiders is one amazing Action-Adventure and Hack and Slash video game that offers wonderful RPG elements and allows you to be the main protagonist named as War who is one among the Four Horsemen of Apocalypse. The game is set in an apocalyptic era and allows you to roam freely in an open world, combat and slash your way through the equally equipped enemies, defeat enemy bosses and earn experience points plus the game currency. The game world is divided into numerous parts and every part of the game world has its own enemy boss and Darksiders lets you defeat every boss and acquire its weapon and skills to enhance your powers. With a special weapon, a boomerang-style throwing blade is your primary weapon in the game that helps you target your enemies from a brief distance and kill them in order to get more points. With a wonderful story, cool mechanics, brilliant visuals and an immersive game-play, Darksiders is a superb Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash and RPG game to play.


18. Ninja Gaiden 3

Ninja Gaiden 3 offers a brilliant Combination of Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash, RPG and Ninja Assassin aesthetics. The game features the protagonist Ryu who gets summoned by the Self Defense Force (SDF) of Japan currently fighting against a massive Terrorist Organization run by the most notorious leader The Alchemist. Ryu joins the Self Defense Force of Japan, starts fighting against the Alchemist forces and himself, captures him in East London. After the Capture of Alchemist, another group of terrorist’s attacks Ryu, The Alchemist gets free and Ryu gets beaten and wounded badly. The Alchemist flees the scene leaving Ryu at the scene, alive but with severe injuries. A chunk of time passes, Ryu gets himself right, follows the Footsteps of The Alchemist and finds him taking refuge in the Rub-Al-Khali, a desert covering almost the Third of the Arabian Peninsula. In order to eliminate The Alchemist, Ryu fights off hordes of his accomplices and finally reaches to Alchemist’s Den where he gets into a One on One melee Combat with The Alchemist and kills him after a long run of bloody fight. Ryu Returns to Japan and the Story Concludes after the demise of Alchemist and his Terrorist organization. Ninja Gaiden 3 offers a fantastic mix-up of multiple genres such as Action, Adventure, RPG and Hack and Slash elements along with a wonderful story, great visuals and an immersive game-play.

More About Ashen

Ashen is an Action Role-playing, Co-op, Single-player and Multiplayer video game by A44. Taking place in a low fantasy-based environment, the game is available to play on Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. It offers the sunless world and unfolds the storyline of a character, who is looking for a home. The gameplay deals with open-world exploration, competition or co-op with other players, and action-packed combat with vicious monsters. The game is presented in a third-person perspective, with a cel-shaded graphics. It introduces some Role-playing aspects and Multiplayer mode lets players to interact with other players. The game starts with the player selecting his character from available and jumping into the world to experience the fantastic gameplay. Using the crafting element, the player can design and craft his weapons, items, and equipment to use in fight, as well as melee weapons. In the game, the growth of the character is determined by equipment, rather than statistics. Ashen includes prominent features such as Creatures Combat, Crafting, a Compelling Storyline, Souls with a Twist, Passive Co-op Multiplayer and more.