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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for PlayStation 2 at some point.

If you owned a PS2 at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few Hack and slash games in your collection. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best PS2 Hack and slash games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling Hack and slash games that were released for PS2. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. This list is made up of different items, including God of War and God of War II.

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God of War II is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awake... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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God of War is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games
2005

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Devil May Cry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Devil May Cry 3 - Dante's Awak... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games
darkdemonkiller added Devil May Cry 3 - Dante's Awakening : Special Edition

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Onimusha 3: Demon Siege is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Prince of Persia: The Two Thro... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Prince of Persia: Warrior With... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Prince of Persia: The Sands of... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Onimusha 2: Samurai's Destiny is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Onimusha: Warlords is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Chaos Legion is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Castlevania: Curse of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Shinobi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games
2002

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Castlevania: Lament of Innocen... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Dynasty Warriors 5 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Genji: Dawn of the Samurai is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Champions of Norrath is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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56 44
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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BloodRayne is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games
2002

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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance I... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Champions: Return to Arms is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games

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Dynasty Warriors 4 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Hack And Slash Games