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The Most Popular Hack And Slash Games Out Now

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
    • Genres (Video game): Action game, Beat 'em up, Hack and slash
    • Genres (Video game): Action role-playing
    • Genres (Video game): Action-adventure, hack and slash
  • Bayonetta 2
    • Genres (Video game): Action, hack and slash
    • Genres (Video game): Hack and slash, role-playing
    • Genres (Video game): Action role-playing game
    • Genres (Video game): Action-adventure
  • Path of Exile
    • Genres (Video game): Action role-playing game
  • Nioh
    • Genres (Video game): Action role-playing, hack and slash
  • Dark Souls III
    • Genres (Video game): Action role-playing
  • For Honor
    • Genres (Video game): Action, fighting
    • Genres (Video game): Action, hack and slash
    • Genres (Video game): Action-adventure, hack and slash
    • Genres (Video game): Hack and slash, action-adventure
  • Deadcraft
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      • Thymesia
        • Genres (Video game): Action role-playing, Fantasy, Hack & Slash