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?"
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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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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jan 05 2010

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    Dec 31 1996

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    Severance: Blade of Darkness Jan 01 2001

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    No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise Apr 15 2010

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Apr 23 2002

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    often listed Jul 27 2006

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    often listed Jun 21 2001

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    often listed & added by DanY Mar 20 2012

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    often listed Apr 05 2005

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