The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time Video Games
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The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

This is a list of the best hack and slash games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated hack and slash games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest hack and slash games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these hack and slash games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging hack and slash games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new hack and slash games.

Examples of items on this list: God of War, Diablo II and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best hack and slash games?" and "What is the greatest hack and slash game of all time?"
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 1
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    the people's #1 &often listed
    Darksiders II

    Aug 14 2012 More
    93
  2. 2
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    Down 72

    most listed but ranked low on reranks
    God of War III

    Mar 16 2010 More
    92
  3. 3
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Darksiders

    Jan 05 2010 More
    91
  4. 4
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    Down 54

    ranked low on reranks
    DmC: Devil May Cry

    Jan 15 2013 More
    86
  5. 5
    Up 183
    Down 78
    Jan 01 2007 More
    86
  6. 6
    Up 142
    Down 42
    Jan 01 2005 More
    85
  7. 7
    Up 123
    Down 56
    Aug 23 2001 More
    85
  8. 8
    Up 148
    Down 60
    Sep 01 2009 More
    79
  9. 9
    Up 134
    Down 62
    Mar 13 2007 More
    78
  10. 10
    Up 57
    Down 19
    Nov 30 2005 More
    74
  11. 11
    Up 105
    Down 37
    Jan 01 2013 More
    73
  12. 12
    Up 131
    Down 57
    Mar 22 2005 More
    72
  13. 13
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    Down 46
    Jan 01 2010 More
    71
  14. 14
    Up 74
    Down 30
    Nov 30 2004 More
    67
  15. 15
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    Down 30
    Nov 02 2010 More
    65
  16. 16
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    Down 37
    Jun 29 2000 More
    64
  17. 17
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    Down 37
    Nov 18 2003 More
    63
  18. 18
    Up 33
    Down 22
    Feb 26 2004 More
    60
  19. 19
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    60
  20. 20
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    Down 24
    Dec 31 1996 More
    59
  21. 21
    Up 46
    Down 34
    Oct 27 2009 More
    59
  22. 22
    Up 44
    Down 38
    May 15 2012 More
    58
  23. 23
    Up 25
    Down 23
    Oct 31 2003 More
    56
  24. 24
    Up 39
    Down 28
    Feb 07 2012 More
    54
  25. 25
    Up 40
    Down 28
    Oct 26 2007 More
    54
  26. 26
    Up 27
    Down 17
    Nov 24 1997 More
    53
  27. 27
    Up 23
    Down 12
    Jan 01 2002 More
    53
  28. 28
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    Down 33
    Sep 16 2008 More
    53
  29. 29
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    No image
    Jan 01 2003 More
    52
  30. 30
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    Down 32
    Jan 01 1992 More
    52
  31. 31
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    Down 10
    Nov 01 2005 More
    52
  32. 32
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Monster Hunter Frontier Online

    51
  33. 33
    Up 13
    Down 11
    Sep 20 2005 More
    50
  34. 34
    Up 10
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    Jan 01 1988 More
    50
  35. 35
    Up 10
    Down 9
    Aug 17 1989 More
    49
  36. 36
    Up 11
    Down 12

    Severance: Blade of Darkness

    Jan 01 2001 More
    48
  37. 37
    Up 9
    Down 11
    May 24 2003 More
    48
  38. 38
    Up 13
    Down 14

    often listed
    No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise

    Apr 15 2010 More
    47
  39. 39
    Up 51
    Down 28

    ranked low on reranks
    The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

    May 17 2011 More
    46
  40. 40
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    Down 12

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Gauntlet Dark Legacy

    Apr 23 2002 More
    45
  41. 41
    Up 23
    Down 11

    ranked low on reranks
    Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance

    Oct 22 2002 More
    44
  42. 42
    Up 14
    Down 4
    Sep 20 2005 More
    43
  43. 43
    Up 15
    Down 5
    Jun 26 2006 More
    43
  44. 44
    Up 13
    Down 5
    Oct 20 2002 More
    42
  45. 45
    Up 3
    Down 10
    Jun 21 2001 More
    40
  46. 46
    Up 7
    Down 3
    Oct 12 2004 More
    40
    added by: DanY
  47. 47
    Up 14
    Down 10
    Sep 18 2007 More
    39
  48. 48
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    Down 8

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Sengoku Basara 2

    Jul 27 2006 More
    39
  49. 49
    Up 14
    Down 12
    Feb 10 2004 More
    39
  50. 50
    Up 1
    Down 7

    often listed
    Rise of the Kasai

    Apr 05 2005 More
    39
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