Button Mash

The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now  

Ranker Games
252 votes 44 voters 21 items

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 2019. 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 2019, 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.

1
Devil May Cry 5 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
2019
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
2
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
2017
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is a 2017 dark fantasy psychological horror action-adventure video game developed and published by Ninja Theory. Inspired by Norse mythology and Celtic culture, ...more
3
Path of Exile is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
2013
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 ...more
4
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
2009
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
5
For Honor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
2017
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
6
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
2019
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 ...more
7
NieR: Automata is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
2017
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
8
Nioh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
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
9
Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
2012
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
10
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
2014
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is an upcoming action role-playing video game set in an open world environment, that is currently in development by Polish video game developer CD Projekt RED. It is ...more
11
Fire Emblem Warriors is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
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 ...more
12
Darksiders III is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
2018
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
13
Black Desert Online is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
Black Desert Online 2017
14
Bayonetta 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
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 ...more
15
Attack on Titan 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
2018
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
16
Grim Dawn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
Grim Dawn
17
Dark Souls III is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
2016
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 ...more
18
Dead Cells is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
2018
Dead Cells is a roguelike-metroidvania hybrid video game developed and published by Motion Twin. Following about a year in early access, Dead Cells was released for Microsoft Windows, macOS, ...more
19
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is a first-person action video game developed and published by Fatshark. It is the sequel to the 2015's Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide. Vermintide 2 was released for ...more
20
SoulWorker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
SoulWorker 2016
21
Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now
Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem 2016