Top 15 Hack and Slash Games to Play in 2017 and Beyond

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Nothing beats stylish action gameplay and old school hack and slash fun.

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Hack and slash refers to the type of gameplay that emphasizes melee combat. The gameplay focuses on close combat with weapons like swords, maces etc., instead of long range weapons like guns.

The gaming industry is filled with hack and slash games and its challenging to choose the best among them, but we’ve come up with a list which includes some of the best hack and slash games ever made and must be played by the fans of the genre.

If your favorite game isn’t on the list don’t fret, just comment your favorite game in the comments section and tell us why do you think it deserves to be on list.

15. Diablo 3 : Reaper of Souls

Diablo 3 is a top down hack and slash action RPG developed by Blizzard Entertainment. The player can choose from six different character classes- Barbarian, Crusader, Demon Hunter, Monk, Witch Doctor and Wizard. The main objective of the game is defeating the Lord of Terror, Diablo.

This expansion pack for the Diablo 3 gives players what they always wanted, more loot, a darker, mysterious and dangerous world, varied enemy types and a totally awesome adventure mode.  Reaper of Souls adds depth to the combat system of Diablo 3 with the inclusion of a new class, the Crusader. This class specializes in defensive play with a shield in one hand and a flail or sword in the other.

Diablo 3 multiple enemies

More enemies means more loot.

Diablo 3 is all about killing demons to get enough loot to upgrade your gear and become the ultimate demon slayer. The fun factor of killing hordes of enemies with your newly upgraded gear cannot be replicated by any other game of the genre. The game focuses heavily on story and fans of the genre love it.

Diablo 3 skills for fighting multiple enemies

This skill will be useful when there are hordes of enemies.

This expansion pack features an act V to the original campaign of Diablo 3 which is roughly 5 hours in length, after completion of the act V adventure mode is unlocked, this new mode allows the players to explore every region currently unlocked in the world map.

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