100 Best Hack and Slash Games

Hack and Slash (also known as Hack and Slay) is a type of gameplay that emphasizes combat. The hack and slash gameplay used to describe the play style in Role-playing games and focused on the real-time battle with hand to hand weapons. In these games, the player controls a character equipped with a sword and a shield with a task to slay as many foes as possible while defending himself from the enemy attack to survive. During the gameplay, the player uses different actions and can create combos by combining these actions to kill numerous enemies. In hack and slash games, there are no significant goals and the player has to explore the stunning environment, battle hordes of enemies and kill them to earn points. The term of hack and slash also being used in action and weapon-based beat ‘em up games like the Golden Axe series. These games bring the 3D Third-person Perspective, melee action and weapon-based games such as Dynasty Warriors, Devil May Cry, God of War, and more.
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is probably one of the best Action-Adventure, RPG and Hack and Slash video game ever. This epic Action-Adventure and RPG video game is recently released and provides with an amazingly action-packed game-play that will take you to an amazing open world setting in which you act as a Highly Trained Monster Slayer who is available for Hire.
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Ryse: Son of Rome

Ryse: Son of Rome developed by Crytek and published by Microsoft Studios is an Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash, Single and Multiplayer video game. The game takes place in the alternative version of Rome and follows the story of the protagonist named Marius Titus who wants to become one of the best leaders in the Roman Legion.
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Ninja Gaiden

Ninja Gaiden is a Hack and Slash and Action-Adventure video game developed by Team Ninja for Xbox. The game has Single-player mode and centers on the fictional story of the protagonist named as Ryu Hayabusa, a master who set out on an epic quest to recover the stolen sword and take revenge for the murder of his clan.
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The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt: Blood and Wine

The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt: Blood and Wine is the 2nd and final Downloadable Content Pack for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt released in 2015. Created by CD Projekt Red. The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt: Blood and Wine was released for multiple platforms such as Windows, PlayStation, and Xbox.
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Otogi: Myth of Demons

Otogi: Myth of Demons is an Arcade, Hack and Slash, Third-person and Single-player video game created and published by FromSoftware. It offers superb gameplay revolves around the protagonist named as Raikoh Minamoto, who was born into the executioners’ clan under the command of Emperor.
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Bayonetta 2

Bayonetta 2 is an Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash, Single and Multiplayer video game produced by PlatinumGames for Nintendo platform. It is the sequel to the Bayonetta video game released in 2009 by Atsushi Inaba.
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Ninja Blade

Ninja Blade is an Action, Hack and Slash and Single-player video game developed by FromSoftware and published by Microsoft Game Studios. According to the story, a small tribe was attacked by unknown creatures, and the remaining survivors were moved to find a facility.
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Alice: Madness Returns

Alice: Madness Returns is an Adventure, Action, Platform, Female Protagonist, Hack and Slash and Single-player video game developed by Spicy Horse Games and published by Electronic Arts. The game is the sequel to American McGee’s Alice and offers action-packed and horror gameplay.
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Dishonored: Definitive Edition

Dishonored: Definitive Edition is a collection of multiple Downloadable Content Packs including Dishonored, Dishonored: The Knife of Dunwall, Dishonored: Void Walker Arsenal, Dishonored: Dunwall City Trails and more. The game offers Action-Adventure and First-person Perspective video game with Stealth elements developed and published by Bethesda Softworks.
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The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2

The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2 is an Action-Adventure, Role-playing and Single-player Hack and Slash video game created by Nippon Ichi Software for PlayStation platform. It is the sequel to The Witch and the Hundred Knight video game and introduces a different witch from its predecessor.
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Warriors All-Stars

Warriors All-Stars is an Action-packed, Hack and Slash, and Single-player video game developed by Omega Force and published by Koei Tecmo. The game takes place in the fictional kingdom relying on magic and offers a variety of playable characters.
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Darksiders Warmastered Edition

Darksiders Warmastered Edition combines the Action Role-playing and Hack and Slash elements and brings a thrilling gameplay for hardcore players who love playing hack and slash games. The game supports Single-player mode only developed by Vigil Games and published by THQ Nordic.
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Dragon Quest Heroes II

Dragon Quest Heroes II is an Action Role-playing, Hack and Slash, Single-player and Multiplayer video game created by Omega Force and published by Square Enix. The game offers a thrilling gameplay for hardcore players and combines the hack and slash element of Dynasty Warriors series, released by Tecmo with the monsters, universe, characters, and enemies of Dragon Quest series, published by Square Enix.
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Shadow of Rome

Shadow of Rome is an Action-Adventure, Stealth and Single-player Hack and Slash video game created and published by Capcom. The game offers an exciting gameplay and takes place in an open world filled with dangers and enemies.
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Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance 2

Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance 2 is an Action Role-playing, Hack and Slash, Co-op, Single and Multiplayer video game created by Black Isle Studios and published by Interplay Entertainment. It is the sequel to Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance game released in 2001 and takes place in the forgotten realm of Dungeon and Dragons.
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an Action-Adventure, and Single-player video game available to play on Nintendo by Nintendo EPD. It is the marvelous entry in the series of The Legend of Zelda video game revolves around the protagonist named as Link, who awakens after a hundred-year deep sleep to a strange voice that assists him to take down Calamity Ganon before he demolishes the Kingdom of Hyrule.
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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is an Action-Adventure, and Single-player video game developed Tantalus and published by Nintendo. The game lets the player control the series’ protagonist named Link who is a young swordsman.
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Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VII is a 1997 Role-playing video game developed by Square and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The game supports Single-player mode only and takes place in the fantasy-based world. It is the 7th marvelous entry in the series of Final Fantasy.
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Dungeons and Dragons: Daggerdale

Dungeons and Dragons: Daggerdale is an Action Role-playing, Hack and Slash and Single-player video game with fantasy element developed by Bedlam Games and published by Atari. The game supports both Co-op Multiplayer and Single modes and takes place in the unforgivable environment named as the Forgotten Realms.
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Strider

Strider is a marvelous new Action-Adventure, Platform, Stealth and Hack and Slash video game by Double Helix Games. The game offers an amazingly fast-paced and action filled game-play in which you act as the finest Ninja Assassin named as Strider Hiryu who works for the Strider Organization.
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Legacy of Kain

Legacy of Kain is a Dark Fantasy, Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash and Single-player video game series developed and published by Crystal Dynamics. The series takes place in the dark-fantasy-themed world called Nosgoth and Legacy of Kain is the first game in the series.
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NieR: Automata

NieR: Automata is an Action Role-playing and Single-player video game developed by PlatinumGames and published by Square Enix. It is a spin-off of the series of the Drakengard and the sequel to Nier video game released in 2010.
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God of War III

God of War III is the fifth entry in the fabulous series of God of War developed by SCE Santa Monica Studio. The game combines the elements of Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash and Single-player video game for PlayStation.
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Enclave

Enclave is an Action-Adventure, Third-person Perspective, Role-playing, Hack and Slash video game developed by Starbreeze Studios and published by Conspiracy Games. The game supports Single-player mode only and takes place in the medieval fantasy setting, where the player assumes the role of either a Minion of Darkness or a Warrior of Light.
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Gothic II

Gothic II is an Action Role-playing, Third-person Perspective and Single-player video game developed by Piranha Bytes and published by JoWood Productions. Like the previous title, the game takes place in the medieval setting called isle Khorinis.
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Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires

Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires is an Action, Hack and Slash, Single and Multiplayer video game with Beat ‘em up element developed by Omega Force and published by Tecmo Koei. The game serves as the 2nd downloadable content of the original title Dynasty Warriors 8, released in 2014.
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Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT

Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT mixes the Action Role-playing, Adventure, Fighting and Hack and Slash elements developed by Team Ninja and published by Square Enix. The game has both Single-player and Multiplayer modes available and it lets the player to use multiple characters similar to the series of Final Fantasy to accomplish his quests.
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Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star is an Action, Hack and Slash and Single-player video game created and published by Marvelous for multiple platforms. It serves as the third title in the series of Fate/Extra and brings an exciting gameplay by combining adventure, exploration, fighting and sword-fighting elements.
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Let It Die

Let It Die is a Free-to-play, Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash and Single-player video game created by Grasshopper Manufacture for PlayStation 4. The game takes place in the future year 2043, and the story follows the female protagonist named as Tae Ioroi.
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Arslan: The Warriors of Legend

Arslan: The Warriors of Legend is an Action, Anime-style, Hack and Slash, Co-op, Single-player and Multiplayer video game developed by Koei Tecmo Games Co., Ltd. The game brings a brilliant collaboration between the action-packed Warriors and The Heroic Legend of Arslan Anime series.
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Senran Kagura: Estival Versus

Senran Kagura: Estival Versus is an Action-Adventure, and Hack and Slash video game developed by Xseed JSK Inc. for PlayStation and Windows. It takes place in the stunning world and the story revolves around the female characters.
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Berserk and the Band of the Hawk

Berserk and the Band of the Hawk is an Action-Adventure, Role-playing and Hack and Slash video game created by Omega Force and published by Koei Tecmo for PlayStation and Microsoft Windows.
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RWBY: Grimm Eclipse

RWBY: Grimm Eclipse is an Action-packed Hack and Slash, and Single-player video game takes place in the brilliant world invaded by enemies. You play as Yang, Ruby, Blake, or Weiss, offering their unique abilities, and unlockable upgrades.
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Samurai Warriors 4

Samurai Warriors 4 is an Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash, Single-player and Multiplayer video game created by Omega Force and published by Koei Tecmo for PlayStation platform. It serves as the sequel to Samurai Warriors 3 and offers improved mechanics, gameplay and controls.
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Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes

Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes is an exciting Collectible Role-playing video game for mobile platforms such as Android and iOS by EA Capital Games and published by Electronics. The game lets the player gather the familiar characters from the Universe of Star Wars, build a team with them, and control them to battle against foes in turn-based combat.
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Anima Gate of Memories

Anima Gate of Memories is an Action Role-playing, Hack and Slash, Adventure, Third-person and Single-player video game created by Anima Project and published by Badland Games. The game takes place in the fictional world and the story revolves around two being, a monster and a girl who lost their past memory and are bound by an unwilling pact.
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God of War: Chains of Olympus

God of War: Chains of Olympus is an Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash and Single-player video game offered by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is the 4th marvelous entry in the series of God of War and the prequel to the previous title God of War.
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Hack//infection

Hack//infection is an Action Role-playing and Single-player video game created by CyberConnect2 and published by Bandai for PlayStation 2. The game takes place in the fantasy-based environment and introduces different character classes, from which the player can select his favorite.
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Toukiden 2

Toukiden 2 is an Action Role-playing, Single and Multiplayer video game developed by Omega Force and published by Koei Tecmo. It is the sequel to Toukiden: The Age of Demons and available to play on multiple platforms.
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The Hobbit

The Hobbit is an Action-Adventure, Third-person Perspective and Single-player video game with Platform elements created by Inevitable Entertainment and published by Sierra Entertainment. The game mixes the adventure, hack and slash and exploration elements and puts you in the role of the protagonist who must save his kingdom by fighting against dwarves and their leaders.
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Samurai Warriors 4: II

Samurai Warriors 4: II is an Action, Hack and Slash, Historical, Beat ‘em up and Single-player video game created and published by Koei Tecmo Games Co, Ltd. The game includes a massive range of characters and lets the player select one of them or customize his own using different items.
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BloodRayne 2

BloodRayne 2 is an Action, Hack and Slash and Single-player video game created by Terminal Reality and published by THQ. It is the 2nd installment in the series of BloodRayne and takes place in the fictional land.
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Darksiders: Fury’s Collection

Darksiders: Fury’s Collection is the perfect compilation of Darksiders Warmasterd Edition and Darksiders II Deathinitive Edition in single a pack. The game offers an exciting gameplay and takes place in the fictional environment.
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Champions: Return to Arms

Champions: Return to Arms created by Snowblind Studios and published by Sony Online Entertainment is an Action Role-playing and Single-player video game with Hack and Slash elements. The game takes place in the EverQuest Universe, and it is the sequel to Champion of Norrath.
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Dungeon Hunter 4

Dungeon Hunter 4 is an Action Role-playing, Hack and Slash and Single and Multiplayer video game developed and published by Gameloft for Windows, Android and iOS platforms. The game features four different warriors and allow you choose one of them to dive into the battle where you need to fight against another players or enemies to beat them.
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Code of Princess

Code of Princess combines the Action Role-playing, Hack and Slash, Beat ‘em up, and Side-scroll elements developed by Studio Saizensen and published by Nintendo. The game takes place in the world, where humans and monsters are living together with peace.
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Vikings: War of Clans

Vikings: War of Clans is a Free to play, Action-Adventure, MMORPG and Combat video game created and published by Plarium LLC. The game takes place in the massive ruthless world of Vikings where the player can lead the team of brave warriors into the battle and conquer the world.
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Ghost Rider

Ghost Rider is an Action Hack and Slash, and Single-player video game produced by Climax Group and published by 2K Games. The game takes place in the breathtaking world based on the movie of the same name.
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Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord is an Action Role-playing and Single-player video game produced and published by TaleWorlds Entertainment. The game takes place in the medieval settings and it is a prequel to the Mount and Blade: Warband released in 2010.
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Dungeon Hunter 3

Dungeon Hunter 3 is an Action Role-playing, Hack and Slash and Single-player Real-time Fighting video game developed and published by Gameloft available to play on iOS platform only. It takes place in the land of Gothicus invaded by an evil once again.
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