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The Best Sword Fighting Games Of All Time

Updated November 3, 2020 6.3k votes 1.0k voters 36.6k views45 items

We’re ranking the best sword fighting games of all time. There are so many iconic swords in video games: the Master Sword from The Legend of Zelda, the legendary Soul Calibur from the Soulcalibur games, Ryu Hayabusa's Dragon Sword from the Ninja Gaiden series, and so much more. However, how many video games do an excellent job of actually making you feel like a true swordsman?

Amazing modern video games with sword fighting like Dark Souls, Devil May Cry, and For Honor are here, along with old-school classics like Strider, Samurai Showdown, and Die By the Sword. Which of these games is your favorite?

Vote up all the video games with sword fighting that you loved playing or would love to play. Keep in mind that all the sword fighting video games ranked here are currently available to buy, so don't delay in playing these remarkable games.

  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice1


    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt2

    DeveloperCD Projekt RED

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

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  • Dark Souls III3


    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

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  • Devil May Cry 54


    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance5

    DeveloperPlatinum Games, Kojima Productions

    PlatformXbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows

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  • Ghost of Tsushima6

    DeveloperSucker Punch Productions

    PlatformPlayStation 4

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  • Bloodborne7
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  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild8

    DeveloperNintendo EPD

    PlatformNintendo Switch, Wii U

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  • For Honor9

    DeveloperUbisoft Montreal

    PlatformPC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • Dark Souls10

    DeveloperFrom Software

    PlatformPlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor11

    DeveloperMonolith Productions

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

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  • Nioh12



    DeveloperTeam Ninja

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Personal computer

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    PlatformPlayStation 4, PC, Xbox One

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  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim15

    DeveloperBethesda Game Studios

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows

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  • Ninja Gaiden Black16
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  • The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword17

    DeveloperMonolith Soft, Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development


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  • Bushido Blade18

    DeveloperBergsala Lightweight, Square


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    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows

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  • Soulcalibur VI20

    DeveloperBandai Namco Studios

    PlatformWindows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • Darksiders21

    DeveloperVigil Games

    PlatformXbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

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  • Dragon Age: Inquisition22


    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One

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  • Castlevania: Symphony of the Night23


    PlatformXbox 360, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation

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  • Final Fantasy XV24

    DeveloperSquare Enix

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, Microsoft Windows

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    DeveloperLionhead Studios

    PlatformXbox 360

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