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The Best Sword Fighting Games Of All Time

Updated November 3, 2020 6.2k votes 959 voters 35.5k 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.

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  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice1

    DeveloperFromSoftware

    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
    260
    110

    DeveloperFromSoftware

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

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  • Devil May Cry 54
    200
    107

    DeveloperCapcom

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • Bloodborne5
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  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance6

    DeveloperPlatinum Games, Kojima Productions

    PlatformXbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows

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  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild7

    DeveloperNintendo EPD

    PlatformNintendo Switch, Wii U

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  • For Honor8
    168
    100

    DeveloperUbisoft Montreal

    PlatformPC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor9

    DeveloperMonolith Productions

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

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  • Dark Souls10
    155
    94

    DeveloperFrom Software

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

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  • Nioh11
    126
    73

    Nioh

    2017

    DeveloperTeam Ninja

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

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  • Mount & Blade12

    DeveloperTaleWorlds

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Personal computer

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  • Ghost of Tsushima13

    DeveloperSucker Punch Productions

    PlatformPlayStation 4

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  • NieR: Automata14

    DeveloperPlatinumGames

    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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  • Bushido Blade17

    DeveloperBergsala Lightweight, Square

    PlatformPlayStation

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  • Soulcalibur VI18

    DeveloperBandai Namco Studios

    PlatformWindows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword19

    DeveloperMonolith Soft, Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development

    PlatformWii

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  • Darksiders20
    64
    50

    DeveloperVigil Games

    PlatformXbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

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  • Monster Hunter: World21

    DeveloperCapcom

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows

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  • Dragon Age: Inquisition22

    DeveloperBioWare

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

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  • Castlevania: Symphony of the Night23

    DeveloperKonami

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

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  • Fable II24
    48
    42

    DeveloperLionhead Studios

    PlatformXbox 360

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  • Final Fantasy XV25

    DeveloperSquare Enix

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, Microsoft Windows

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