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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    most listed Mar 16 2010

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    the people's #1 & often listed Aug 14 2012

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  3. 3
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jan 05 2010

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    ranked low on reranks Jan 01 2005

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  5. 5
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    Jan 01 2007

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    Jan 15 2013

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  7. 7
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    Aug 23 2001

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    Sep 01 2009

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    Mar 13 2007

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  10. 10
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    Mar 22 2005

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  11. 11
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    Jan 01 2013

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  12. 12
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    Nov 30 2005

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  13. 13
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    Jan 01 2010

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  14. 14
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    Nov 30 2004

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  15. 15
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    Jun 29 2000

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    Nov 02 2010

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  17. 17
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    Nov 18 2003

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    Feb 26 2004

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  20. 20
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    Dec 31 1996

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    May 15 2012

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    Oct 27 2009

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    Oct 31 2003

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    Feb 07 2012

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  25. 25
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    Sep 16 2008

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  26. 26
    Up 30
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    Jan 01 2002

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  27. 27
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    Oct 26 2007

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  28. 28
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    Jan 01 1992

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    Jan 01 2003

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  30. 30
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    Nov 01 2005

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    Nov 24 1997

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  32. 32
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    Jan 01 1988

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks

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  34. 34
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    Aug 17 1989

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  35. 35
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    Sep 20 2005

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  36. 36
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    May 24 2003

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  37. 37
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    No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise Apr 15 2010

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  38. 38
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    Severance: Blade of Darkness Jan 01 2001

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  39. 39
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    ranked low on reranks May 17 2011

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  40. 40
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Apr 23 2002

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  41. 41
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    Oct 22 2002

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  42. 42
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    often listed Jul 27 2006

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    Sep 20 2005

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  44. 44
    Up 23
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    ranked low on reranks Jun 26 2006

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  45. 45
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    often listed & added by DanY Mar 20 2012

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  46. 46
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    Oct 20 2002

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  47. 47
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    often listed Jun 21 2001

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  48. 48
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    Feb 10 2004

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    ranked low on reranks Sep 30 2003

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    often listed Apr 05 2005

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