The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time Video Games

The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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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?"
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    the people's #1
    Darksiders II

    Aug 14 2012 More
    99
  2. 2
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    Jan 05 2010 More
    95
  3. 3
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    most listed
    God of War III

    Mar 16 2010 More
    94
  4. 4
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    Jan 01 2005 More
    93
  5. 5
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    Aug 23 2001 More
    91
  6. 6
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    Jan 01 2007 More
    89
  7. 7
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    Jan 15 2013 More
    87
  8. 8
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    Mar 13 2007 More
    87
  9. 9
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    Mar 22 2005 More
    86
  10. 10
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    Sep 01 2009 More
    85
  11. 11
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    Jan 01 2013 More
    80
  12. 12
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    Jan 01 2010 More
    75
  13. 13
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    Nov 02 2010 More
    74
  14. 14
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    Jun 29 2000 More
    74
  15. 15
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    73
  16. 16
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    Nov 30 2005 More
    70
  17. 17
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    Nov 18 2003 More
    68
  18. 18
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    Nov 30 2004 More
    67
  19. 19
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    Dec 31 1996 More
    66
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    Feb 07 2012 More
    66
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    Feb 26 2004 More
    66
  22. 22
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    Oct 31 2003 More
    65
  23. 23
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    Jan 01 1992 More
    64
  24. 24
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    Oct 27 2009 More
    64
  25. 25
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    Sep 16 2008 More
    64
  26. 26
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    Oct 26 2007 More
    64
  27. 27
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    Nov 24 1997 More
    61
  28. 28
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    Jan 01 2000 More
    60
  29. 29
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    No image
    Jan 01 2003 More
    60
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    59
  31. 31
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    Nov 01 2005 More
    59
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    Sep 20 2005 More
    59
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    May 15 2012 More
    59
  34. 34
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    No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise

    Apr 15 2010 More
    57
  35. 35
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    Jan 01 2002 More
    57
  36. 36
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    Jan 01 1988 More
    57
  37. 37
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    Severance: Blade of Darkness

    Jan 01 2001 More
    56
  38. 38
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    May 24 2003 More
    56
  39. 39
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    Dec 06 2007 More
    55
  40. 40
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    Aug 17 1989 More
    55
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    Apr 23 2002 More
    55
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    Jan 26 2010 More
    54
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Monster Hunter Freedom

    May 23 2006 More
    54
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    Mar 25 2008 More
    53
  45. 45
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    ranked low on reranks
    The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

    May 17 2011 More
    50
  46. 46
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    ranked low on reranks
    Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance

    Oct 22 2002 More
    49
  47. 47
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    Sep 20 2005 More
    45
  48. 48
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Sengoku Basara 2

    Jul 27 2006 More
    45
  49. 49
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    Sep 18 2007 More
    44
  50. 50
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    Feb 10 2004 More
    44
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