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Welcome to VGChartz's Top Five Hack and Slash Games! Hack and Slash is a very diverse genre with a range of different approach by different developers and high quality games comoing from the likes of Santa Monica Studio, Platinum Games, Ninja Theory and many more. So whcih ones are VGC's top five picks in the genre? Here we decide.

Permission taken from CGI-Quality and Miguel_Zorro.

 

Rules:

 

1. Can pick anywhere from none to five games from any hack and slash franchise, your picks for the best in the genre need not be limited to one per franchise.

 

2. Vote for five of your favourite hack and slash games. Cannot be any less or it wouldn't count. If its more, only the top five games would count. Only one game at each position from one to five, no ties or it wouldn't be valid.

 

Points are based on your ranking as follows:

 

1 - 50

2 - 40

3 - 30

4 - 20

5 - 10

 

3. If your vote has been registered once you cannot change it.

 

 

So go ahead and vote now!

 

Results:

1. Individual Games

Rank Game 1 2 3 4 5 Points
1 God of War 3 14 4 3 1   970
2 God of War 2 5 10 6 3 2 910
3 Bayonetta 2 7 3 2 3 4 630
4 Devil May Cry 5 3 3 3 2 540
5 Devil May Cry 3 4 3 3 4 2 510
6 God of War 2 3 7 3 1 500
7 Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance 2 2 4 3 4 400
8 Bayonetta 1 2 2 4 4 310
9 DMC: Devil May Cry 1 1 4 3 2 290
10 Diablo 2 3 2 1 1   280
11 Ninja Gaiden 2 2 2 1 2 280
12 Devil May Cry 4 2 1 2 3 1 270
13 God of War: Ghost of Sparta   1 3 1 6 210
14 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow   2 1 3 1 180
15 Heavenly Sword 1 1 1 1   140
16 Darksiders 2 1   2   3 140
17 Hyrule Warriors   2   2 2 140
18 God of War: Ascension   1 1 2 1 120
19 Bloodborne   3       120
20 Dante's Inferno     2 1 2 100
21 Darksiders 1 1     1 100
22 Dynasty Warriors 8 1 1       90
23 The Wonderful 101 1   1   1 90
24 Ninja Gaiden 2 1 1       90
25 Dynasty Warriors 7   1       80
26 Dynasty Warriors 3   1   2   80
27 Demon's Souls 1   1     80
28 Onimusha 3     1 2 1 80
29 Lollipop Chainsaw   1     3 70
30 Dragon Quest Heroes       3   60
31 Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep     2     60
32 Mad World   1   1   60
33 Dragon's Crown 1         50
34 Dark Souls 2 1         50
35 Onimusha 2: Samurai's Destiny 1         50
36 Conan   1       40
37 Castlevania: Symphony of the Night   1       40
38 Diablo   1       40
39 Dynasty Warriors   1       40
40 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed       1 2 40
41 The Incredible Hulk     1     30
42 Samurai Warriors 2     1     30
43 Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance     1     30
44 God of War: Chains of Olympus       1 1 30
45 Diablo 3       1 1 30
46 Fighting Force     1     30
47 Prince of Persia: Warrior Within       1   20
48 Dark Souls 3       1   20
49 Enslaved: Odyssey to the West       1   20
50 Castlevania: Lament of Innocence         2 20
51 Gauntlet Legends         2 20
52 No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle       1   20
53 Drakengard         1 10
54 Anarchy Reigns         1 10
55 Kingdom Hearts: Chains of Memories         1 10
56 Titan Quest         1 10
57 Warriors Orochi 2         1 10

 

2. Series

Total: based on total points of a series

Rank Series 1 2 3 4 5 Points
1 God of War 21 19 20 11 11 2740
2 Devil May Cry 12 8 12 13 7 1610
3 Bayonetta 8 5 4 7 8 940
4 Ninja Gaiden 3 3 2 1 2 370
5 Diablo 3 3 1 2 1 350

 

Average: based on average points of games in a series

Rank Series Points
1 Bayonetta 470
2 God of War 456.6
3 Devil May Cry 322
3 Ninja Gaiden 123.3
4 Darksiders 120

 

3. Developers

Rank Developer Points
1 Santa Monica Studio 2500
2 Platinum Games 1500
3 Capcom 1450
4 Omega Force 530
5 Ninja Theory 450

 

Voters:

GOWTLOZ SanAndreasX
Veknoid_Outcast Lawlight
Alex_The_Hedgehog fleischr
BasilZero Angelus
CWegzz ktay95
Neoarc Goodnightmoon
Jpcc86 ARamdomGamer
Darwinianevolution Saeko
Nautilus Ka-pi96
torok naruball
V-r0ck MTZehvor
AZWification alternine
cuecolez raulbalarezo
LudicrousSpeed Shadow8
finalrpgfantasy Manlytears
Fei-Hung Ryng_Tolu
Sixteenvolt420 KilleyMc
malistix1985 Dr.Vita
Nemesis1993 TruckOSaurus
JustThatGamer John2290
Azuren Nem
JRPGfan kitler53
pastro243 Hiku
Ronster316 bouzane
Ruler IkePoR
REDZONE Chazore
Rafie XanderXT
Machina Lauster
RavenXtra KLXVER


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1. God of War 3
2. God of War 2
3. God of War: Ghost of Sparta
4. DMC: Devil May Cry
5. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance



1. Devil May Cry (2001)
2. Ninja Gaiden (2004)
3. God of War (2005)
4. God of War II (2007)
5. Darksiders (2010)



I'm not a big fan of Hack'n Slash, but...

1. God of War 2
2. God of War
3. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
4. DMC: Devil May Cry
5. Castlevania: Lament of Innocence (Does it count as hack'n slash? I can't remember any other...)



From the ones I've played so far

1. Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition
2. God of War 2
3. Darksiders 2
4. DmC Devil May Cry
5. God of War Ghost of Sparta



    

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1. God of War
2. Hyrule Warriors
3. God of War 2
4. Bayonetta
5. Bayonetta 2

I think these are the only hack and slash games I have played. I'm not too into the genre.



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Uhh... any Dynasty Warriors fan here?? Which 5 games should I go with??



1. Bayonetta 2
2. Devil May Cry
3. Ninja Gaiden
4. Dragon Quest Heroes (edit: if we're counting Musou games, this definitely!)
5. Lollipop Chainsaw



1. God of War 2
2. God of War 3
3. God of War
4. God of War: Chains of Olympus
5. God of War: Ghost of Sparta



1. Bayonetta 2
2. Hyrule Warriors
3. God of War 2
4. Devil May Cry 3
5. Gauntlet Legends



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