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The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam 

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Updated March 4, 2020 1.4k votes 277 voters 14.9k views 41 items

When you're browsing Steam for hack and slash games, it's easy to get lost and frustrated by their inaccurate tagging system. This list is here to point you to the best PC hack and slash games that Steam has to offer, so you don't need to trudge through the Steam store and struggle to find something you like. Whether you're looking to button mash your way through a game or defeat a final boss with intricate combos and dodges, these Steam hack and slash games will deliver on what you're looking for.

Become a Viking, samurai, or knight, and carry your team to the top of the charts in the multiplayer hack and slash game For Honor. If you're looking for something really casual and fun, you and some buddies could team up and storm the gate in Castle Crashers. If RPG hack and slash games are more your style, become one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse in Darksiders II.

Don't forget to vote up your favorite PC hack and slash games on Steam, so others will know which ones are best without having to waste time with demos or reviews. If you have played any of these titles and didn't enjoy them, you can vote them down.

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NieR: Automata is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2017 (PlatinumGames)

Genres (Video game): Action role-playing

Nier: Automata is a 2017 action role-playing video game developed by PlatinumGames and published by Square Enix. Set in the midst of a proxy war between machines created by otherworldly invaders ...more

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Devil May Cry 5 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2019 (Capcom)
Devil May Cry 5 is an action-adventure hack and slash video game developed and published by Capcom, set to be released in 2019. It is the sixth installment in the Devil May Cry series, and first ...more

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Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2009 (Platinum Games)

Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Third-person Shooter, Action game, Beat 'em up, Hack and slash

Bayonetta is a third-person beat'em up for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii U, developed by Platinum Games in cooperation with publisher Sega. The game was originally released in Japan in ...more

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Devil May Cry 4 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2007 (Valve Corporation)

Genres (Video game): Action game, Beat 'em up, Hack and slash

Devil May Cry 4 is an action-adventure hack and slash video game developed and published by Capcom in 2008 for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows platforms. The game is the fourth ...more

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DmC: Devil May Cry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2013 (Ninja Theory)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action game, Beat 'em up, Hack and slash

DmC: Devil May Cry is an action-adventure hack and slash video game developed by Ninja Theory and published by Capcom for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows. It is the fifth ...more

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Metal Gear Rising: Reven... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2013 (Platinum Games)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action game, Stealth game, Hack and slash

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is an action hack and slash video game developed by Platinum Games and produced by Kojima Productions, for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows. ...more
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Darksiders II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2012 (Vigil Games)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action role-playing game, Hack and slash

Darksiders II is an action role-playing hack and slash video game developed by Vigil Games and published by THQ. It is the sequel to Darksiders and was released in August 2012 for Microsoft ...more

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Nioh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Nioh is a 2017 action role-playing video game developed by Team Ninja for the PlayStation 4. Set in early 1600s during a fictionalized version of the Sengoku period, the game centers on a sailor ...more
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Castlevania: Lords of Sh... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2010 (Kojima Productions)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Third-person Shooter, Action game

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is a video game in the Castlevania series developed by MercurySteam and Kojima Productions and published by Konami. Lords of Shadow was released in late 2010 for the ...more

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Grim Dawn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Grim Dawn
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Bastion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2011 (Supergiant Games)

Genres (Video game): Action role-playing game

Bastion is an action role-playing video game produced by independent developer Supergiant Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. In the game, the player controls ...more

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Dust: An Elysian Tail is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2012 (Humble Hearts)

Genres (Video game): Action role-playing game

Dust: An Elysian Tail is an action role-playing video game developed by independent designer Dean Dodrill, published by Microsoft Studios. It was released on the Xbox Live Arcade on August 15, ...more
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Castle Crashers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2008 (The Behemoth)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action game, Adventure, Beat 'em up, Role-playing video game

Castle Crashers is a 2D beat 'em up video game independently developed by The Behemoth and published by Microsoft Game Studios. It features music created by members of Newgrounds. The Xbox 360 ...more

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Hyper Light Drifter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Hyper Light Drifter is a 2D action role-playing game developed by Heart Machine. The game pays homage to 8-bit and 16-bit games, and is considered by its lead developer Alex Preston as a ...more
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Star Wars: The Force Unl... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2008 (Aspyr)

Genres (Video game): Action game, Fighting game, Hack and slash

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is a LucasArts action-adventure video game and part of the The Force Unleashed project. It was initially developed for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, and ...more

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Ryse: Son of Rome is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2013 (Crytek)
Ryse: Son of Rome is a third person action-adventure developed by Crytek and published by Microsoft Studios as an Xbox One exclusive launch title.

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Darksiders is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2010 (Vigil Games)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Action-adventure game, Action game, Hack and slash

Darksiders is an action-adventure hack and slash video game developed by Vigil Games and published by THQ. The game takes its inspiration from the apocalypse, with the player taking the role of ...more

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Hollow Knight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2017 (Team Cherry)
Hollow Knight is a Metroidvania video game developed and published by Australian studio Team Cherry. The game was released for Microsoft Windows in February 2017, and later for macOS and Linux ...more

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Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2012 (Blizzard Entertainment)

Genres (Video game): Action role-playing game, Action game, Dungeon crawl, Hack and slash, Role-playing video game

Diablo III is an action role-playing video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. It is the third installment in the Diablo franchise and was released in the Americas, Europe, ...more

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Blades of Time is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2019 (Gaijin Entertainment)

Genres (Video game): Hack and Slash

Blades of Time is an action-adventure hack-and-slash video game developed by Gaijin Entertainment and published by Konami and Iceberg Interactive for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 ...more
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The Dishwasher: Vampire ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile
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Darksiders Genesis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2020 (Airship Syndicate)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Hack and slash

Darksiders Genesis is a top-down hack and slash action role-playing video game developed by American studio Airship Syndicate and published by THQ Nordic. The game was released for Stadia and ...more
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Salt and Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Salt and Sanctuary is a 2D action role-playing video game developed and published by Ska Studios. The game was released on March 15, 2016 for the PlayStation 4, with later releases for Microsoft ...more
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Dynasty Warriors 5 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2005 (Omega Force)

Genres (Video game): Action game, Adventure, Hack and slash, Strategy video game

Dynasty Warriors 5 is a hack and slash video game set in China and the fifth installment in the Dynasty Warriors series, developed by Omega Force and published by Koei. The game was released on ...more
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Hellblade: Senua's Sacri... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 25+ Best PC Hack And Slash Games On Steam
Released: 2017 (Ninja Theory)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure, hack and slash

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is a dark fantasy action-adventure game developed and published by the British video game development studio Ninja Theory. Self-described as an "independent AAA ...more

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