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List Rules Vote up your favorite hack and slash games ever.

For this list we're ranking 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 your votes, 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 of the best 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 games 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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Devil May Cry 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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699 235
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awake... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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706 325
God of War III is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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491 248
God of War II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

5
567 412
Darksiders II is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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440 230
Devil May Cry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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491 240
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
Bayonetta 2009

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441 299
Darksiders is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
Darksiders 2010

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446 211
God of War is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
God of War 2005

10
509 329
DmC: Devil May Cry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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471 212
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

12
428 198
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
Diablo II 2000

13
264 151
Diablo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
Diablo 1996

14
232 170
Prince of Persia: The Two Thro... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

15
254 152
Prince of Persia: Warrior With... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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268 229
Dante's Inferno is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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222 183
God of War: Ghost of Sparta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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288 222
Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
Diablo III 2012

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206 155
Prince of Persia: The Sands of... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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241 148
Ninja Gaiden II is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

21
174 113
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Ki... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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161 149
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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153 146
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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104 100
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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147 157
Torchlight is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
Torchlight 2009

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104 58
Bayonetta 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
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124 147
Onimusha 3: Demon Siege is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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129 116
The Witcher is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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105 123
The Lord of the Rings: The Ret... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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66 82
Dynasty Warriors 4 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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50 70
Dynasty Warriors 5 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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44 12
Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
TimTima added Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver 1999

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90 98
God of War: Chains of Olympus is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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93 104
Diablo: Hellfire is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
Diablo: Hellfire Nov 24 1997

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97 80
Titan Quest is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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66 70
Severance: Blade of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
Severance: Blade of Darkness Jan 01 2001

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77 87
Golden Axe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
Golden Axe 1989

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70 54
BloodRayne is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
BloodRayne 2002

39
91 81
Ninja Gaiden: Black is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
Ninja Gaiden: Black Sep 20 2005

40
41 75
Warriors Orochi is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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98 123
Ninja Gaiden is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
Ninja Gaiden Jan 01 1992

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64 79
Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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109 149
Devil May Cry 2 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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69 93
Castlevania: Curse of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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43 32
God of War: Ascension is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
Son Goku added God of War: Ascension 2013

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30 13
Legacy of Kain: Defiance is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time
TimTima added Legacy of Kain: Defiance 2003

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42 49
Rune: Halls of Valhalla is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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51 74
Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time

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33 18
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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance I... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Hack and Slash Games of All Time