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
    94
  2. 2
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    Down 79

    most listed but ranked low on reranks
    God of War III

    Mar 16 2010 More
    93
  3. 3
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    Down 83

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Darksiders

    Jan 05 2010 More
    92
  4. 4
    Up 201
    Down 84

    ranked low on reranks
    Devil May Cry 4

    Jan 01 2007 More
    87
  5. 5
    Up 161
    Down 47
    Jan 01 2005 More
    86
  6. 6
    Up 160
    Down 67
    Jan 15 2013 More
    86
  7. 7
    Up 132
    Down 62
    Aug 23 2001 More
    85
  8. 8
    Up 162
    Down 62
    Sep 01 2009 More
    80
  9. 9
    Up 149
    Down 65
    Mar 13 2007 More
    79
  10. 10
    Up 117
    Down 41
    Jan 01 2013 More
    74
  11. 11
    Up 144
    Down 61
    Mar 22 2005 More
    73
  12. 12
    Up 61
    Down 25
    Nov 30 2005 More
    73
  13. 13
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    Down 52
    Jan 01 2010 More
    71
  14. 14
    Up 81
    Down 34
    Nov 30 2004 More
    67
  15. 15
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    Down 34
    Nov 02 2010 More
    66
  16. 16
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    Down 43
    Jun 29 2000 More
    65
  17. 17
    Up 65
    Down 41
    Nov 18 2003 More
    64
  18. 18
    Up 37
    Down 26
    Feb 26 2004 More
    60
  19. 19
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    Down 33
    59
  20. 20
    Up 58
    Down 28
    Dec 31 1996 More
    59
  21. 21
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    Down 40
    Oct 27 2009 More
    58
  22. 22
    Up 49
    Down 43
    May 15 2012 More
    58
  23. 23
    Up 46
    Down 29
    Feb 07 2012 More
    56
  24. 24
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    Oct 31 2003 More
    56
  25. 25
    Up 20
    Down 11
    Nov 01 2005 More
    53
  26. 26
    Up 26
    Down 14
    Jan 01 2002 More
    53
  27. 27
    Up 47
    Down 33
    Jan 01 1992 More
    53
  28. 28
    Up 42
    Down 31
    Oct 26 2007 More
    53
  29. 29
    Up 45
    Down 35
    Sep 16 2008 More
    53
  30. 30
    Up 28
    Down 20
    Nov 24 1997 More
    52
  31. 31
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    Down 28
    No image
    Jan 01 2003 More
    52
  32. 32
    Up 15
    Down 25

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Monster Hunter Frontier Online

    51
  33. 33
    Up 13
    Down 10
    Jan 01 1988 More
    51
  34. 34
    Up 13
    Down 12
    Aug 17 1989 More
    49
  35. 35
    Up 12
    Down 12
    May 24 2003 More
    49
  36. 36
    Up 13
    Down 14
    Sep 20 2005 More
    49
  37. 37
    Up 12
    Down 14

    Severance: Blade of Darkness

    Jan 01 2001 More
    48
  38. 38
    Up 15
    Down 16

    often listed
    No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise

    Apr 15 2010 More
    47
  39. 39
    Up 55
    Down 29

    ranked low on reranks
    The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

    May 17 2011 More
    47
  40. 40
    Up 7
    Down 14

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Gauntlet Dark Legacy

    Apr 23 2002 More
    45
  41. 41
    Up 18
    Down 5
    Sep 20 2005 More
    45
  42. 42
    Up 26
    Down 13
    Oct 22 2002 More
    44
  43. 43
    Up 18
    Down 8
    Jun 26 2006 More
    42
  44. 44
    Up 15
    Down 7
    Oct 20 2002 More
    42
  45. 45
    Up 9
    Down 20

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Ninja Gaiden 3

    Mar 20 2012 More
    42
    added by: DanY
  46. 46
    Up 4
    Down 11
    Jun 21 2001 More
    41
  47. 47
    Up 12
    Down 7
    Sep 30 2003 More
    40
  48. 48
    Up 16
    Down 13
    Feb 10 2004 More
    40
  49. 49
    Up 2
    Down 9

    often listed
    Rise of the Kasai

    Apr 05 2005 More
    39
  50. 50
    Up 8
    Down 5
    Oct 12 2004 More
    39
    added by: DanY
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