For those who enjoy tearing through enemies by bashing buttons like crazy, we're ranking the most popular hack and slash games right now in 2020. These are mostly new hack and slash games that people are playing, but you'll notice an older classic on this list every now and then. Keep in mind that these games are ranked by your votes, so make sure you vote up (or vote down) all the titles you've played.
Hack and slash games have been a popular genre since the very first days of arcade games, but that doesn't mean they aren't still being made each and every year. One of the best new entries in the genre is Diablo III, which lets players take control of a character they pilot through the lands of Earth, Heaven, and Hell as thousands of demons fall beneath your feet. Less demonic offerings like Devil May Cry 5 features intense hack and slash gameplay in a more stylized manner longtime players of the franchise are sure to love! Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is not technically a hack and slash title, but there is a ton of swordfighting that feels really satisfying when you master it.
Vote up the best hack and slash games everyone should be playing in 2020, regardless of whether they're available on PC, Switch, PS4, or Xbox. And be check back later as more titles are released and added to the list.
- 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 October ...more
- 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 main ...more
- 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 and ...more
- Bayonetta 2 is an action-adventure hack 'n' slash video game developed by PlatinumGames and published by Nintendo for Wii U and Nintendo Switch. It is the sequel to the 2009 game Bayonetta, and was ...more
- Fire Emblem Warriors is a hack and slash role-playing video game developed by Omega Force and Team Ninja, and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS. The game was released ...more
- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a 2015 action role-playing game developed and published by CD Projekt, based on The Witcher series of fantasy novels by Andrzej Sapkowski. It is the sequel to the 2011 ...more
- Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is an action-adventure video game developed by FromSoftware and published by Activision. The game is scheduled to be released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox ...more
- 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
- Path of Exile is an online action RPG developed by New Zealand based independent developer Grinding Gear Games. It is a downloadable free-to-play game supported by "ethical microtransactions". On ...more
- Dark Souls III is an action role-playing video game developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows. The fourth entry in the ...more
- Deadcraft is a survival action game developed by Marvelous First Studio and published by Xseed Games. The game is set to be released in 2022 for PlayStation 5, Xbox X/S, Nintendo Switch, PC, ...more
- For Honor is a 2017 hack and slash fighting game developed and published by Ubisoft. The game allows players to play the roles of historical forms of soldiers and warriors, including knights, ...more
- Attack on Titan 2, known in Europe as A.O.T. 2, is an action hack and slash video game based on Hajime Isayama's manga series of the same name released for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and ...more
- 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 game", it ...more
- Darksiders III is a hack and slash action-adventure video game developed by Gunfire Games and published by THQ Nordic for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2018. It is a sequel to ...more