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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.

1. Ryse: Son of Rome

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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…

2. Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires

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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. It introduces new…

3. Darksiders Warmastered Edition

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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. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse inspires the…

4. Otogi: Myth of Demons

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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. The protagonist receives an order to…

6. God of War: Ghost of Sparta

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God of War: Ghost of Sparta is an Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash and Single-player video game produced by Ready at Dawn and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was the first entry for the PSP (PlayStation Portable) and the sixth title in the series of God of War based on…

7. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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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…

9. Enclave

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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…

11. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II is an Action Role-playing and Single-player video game, enabling the player controls the actions of the character. It takes place in the fictional universe of Star Wars 4,000 years before the events of the movie developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by…

12. Shrouded in Sanity

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Shrouded in Sanity is an Action Role-playing, Pixel Graphics, Adventure and Single-player video game developed by Steve Gal and published by Pugware. The game revolves around horror-survival gameplay inspired by Resident Evil, Eternal Darkness, and Dark Soul. It takes place in the alternative history setting in 1897, set in Angelic…

14. Dishonored: Definitive Edition

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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. It takes place in…

15. The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2

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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. It takes place…

16. Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT

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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…

17. Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star

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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. The story follows the…

18. Nights of Azure

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Nights of Azure is an Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash and Single-player video game developed by Gust and published by Koei Tecmo. The game offers an exciting gameplay and introduces the Role-playing battle system, where the player can fight alongside contracted demons called Servan. It takes place in the fictional world…

20. For Honor

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For Honor developed by Ubisoft Montreal is a mixture of Fighting, Action-Adventure and Hack and Slash elements for hardcore players. It supports both Single-player and Multiplayer modes and enables you to assume the role of the historical warriors and soldiers such as Vikings, Samurai, Knights, etc. within the medieval-themed world…

21. Arslan: The Warriors of Legend

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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. It has three different modes such as…

22. Senran Kagura: Estival Versus

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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. To get into the world, the player needs to select his playable character…

23. Berserk and the Band of the Hawk

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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. The game revolves around the story of the manga series, starting from the Golden Age Arc and ending to…

24. RWBY: Grimm Eclipse

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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. The game lets you experience a brand new gameplay and storyline with new…

25. Warriors All-Stars

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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. According to the story, the king suddenly dies, and the conflict…

26. Dragon Quest Heroes II

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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…

27. Samurai Warriors 4

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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. In this title, the game introduces a character…

29. Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition

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Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition offers an Action Role-playing, Hack and Slash and Single-player video game focuses on hardcore players developed by Gunfire Games and published by THQ Nordic. The game takes place in the thrilling world threatened by dark forces. You assume the protagonist’s role with a task to manipulate…

30. Anima Gate of Memories

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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…

31. Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn

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Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn is an Action-Adventure, Role-playing, Hack and Slash video game developed by Omega Force and published by Bandai Namco Games. The game features both Single-player and Multiplayer modes and serves as the spin-off of the series Dynasty Warriors. It takes place in the realistic environment where thousands…

32. White Knight Chronicles: Origins

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White Knight Chronicles: Origins is a Co-op, Action Role-playing and Single-player video game published by Sony Computer Entertainment and developed by SCE Japan Studio. It serves as the presequel to the White Knight Chronicles, released in 2008. The game takes place in the exciting environment invaded by monsters and enemies.…

35. Hack//infection

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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. During navigation, the player controls the fictional character named as…

38. Ragnarok Odyssey

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Ragnarok Odyssey centers on Action Role-playing, Third-perspective and Exploration gameplay created by Game Arts and published by the Marvelous USA. The game takes place in the fantasy universe of Ragnarok Online, and including lots of elements of Norse Mythology. It offers the similar gameplay to Monster Hunter and introduces typical…

39. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd

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Monster Hunter Portable 3rd is a 2010 Action Role-playing, Single-player and Multiplayer video game offered by Capcom. It is the marvelous installment in the franchise of Monster Hunter and available to play on PlayStation. The game introduces new brutal monsters, regions, and a combat system. It takes place in the…

49. Darksiders: Fury’s Collection

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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. It combines the Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash and Third-person Perspective elements. Each title in the pack introduces…

50. The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt: Blood and Wine

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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…
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