15 Best Hack-and-slash games for Nintendo Switch

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The best 15 Hack-and-slash games for Nintendo Switch daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Nintendo Switch. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Warriors Orochi 4 released the 26 September 2018 and ranked #3, WARRIORS OROCHI 4 with Bonus released the 26 September 2018 and ranked #12, Code of Princess EX released the 30 July 2018 and ranked #8.

1# Fire Emblem Warriors - 2017

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Take direct control of known and original Fire Emblem characters, issue them strategic commands in the midst of battle, pair up heroes to unleash stunning attacks, and more. Unlock new playable heroes, each with their own unique moves, special attacks, weapon types, and voiced dialogue in this large-scale action game from the Hyrule Warriors team. Battle as fan-favorite Fire Emblem heroes, like Chrom, Corrin, Ryoma, Marth, Xander and more, each with unique moves, special attacks, weapon types, and voiced dialogue.

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2# Dragon Quest Heroes II - 2016

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"DRAGON QUEST HEROES II is a hack-and-slash, field-roaming Action RPG that sends players on a new adventure to restore order in a once peaceful world filled with hordes of monsters and battles of epic proportions. Up to 4 players can band together in cooperative multiplayer to conquer swarms of enemies and defeat challenging boss monsters. There is also a cast of many playable characters each with unique moves and abilities – including a host of familiar faces from the DRAGON QUEST series and four brand new heroes that must team up to defeat an unknown threat looming over the Seven Realms!"

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3# Warriors Orochi 4 - 2018

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Remote Play requires PS Vita system and sufficiently robust Wi-Fi connection. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy). Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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4# Hyrule Warriors - 2014

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A Legendary Pairing: Cut down entire legions of enemies as Link, Zelda, Midna and other characters from The Legend of Zelda franchise using over-the-top powerful Dynasty Warriors-style moves. This tour de force through the beloved locales of Hyrule will have players battling some of the fiercest enemies in The Legend of Zelda history. Two players can play local co-op, with one player joining with the Wii U GamePad controller and another with the Wii U Pro Controller or Wii Remote and Nunchuk controllers.

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5# Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada - 2016

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An epic story that delves deeply into the life of Yukimura Sanada. From his early days of watching his father Masayuki and determining his goals to his heroic end at the Siege of Ōsaka, the entire life of Yukimura Sanada is fully depicted. As the dramatic story unfolds, Yukimura and company will grow and mature, and their appearances will change as well.

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6# Trouserheart - 2013

Review79Score

Super fluid controls with options for both fixed and floating modes make the game a joy to play for beginners and veteran gamers alike. - Meet peculiar enemies - Hoard treasures - Upgrade your sword, shield, and armor - Defeat 10 unique bosses - Gain more than dozen achievements - Explore exciting environments - Choose between two difficulty levels plus the perma death mode

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7# ICEY - 2016

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ICEY is a 2D side-scrolling action game and a META game in disguise. As you follow the narrator's omnipresent voice, you will see through ICEY's eyes and learn the truth about her world. The narrator will constantly urge you in one direction, but you must ask, "Why? Why am I following his directions?“ Obey? Rebel?

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8# Code of Princess EX - 2018

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The story follows Princess Solange of DeLuxia as she fights to restore order in a world where monsters are trying to overtake the human race. Armed with the legendary sword DeLuxcalibur, Solange assembles a team of talented fighters to join her quest. Together, they embark on an epic journey where they will confront the monster uprising and try to discover it's secret origins.

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9# Implosion - Never Lose Hope - 2015

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Twenty years after the fall of Earth, the remnants of the Human race are once again faced with extinction. The time has come to justify our existence. A mysterious life form known as the XADA squares off against humanity's last weapon - the War-Mech series III battle suit.

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10# Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires - 2014

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DYNASTY WARRIORS 8 Empires is the latest installment of the "Empires" series, in which you aim to conquer ancient China using both strategy and the one warrior versus one thousand tactical action the WARRIORS series is known for.

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11# Hammerwatch - 2016

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A hack and slash action adventure, set in a fantasy pixel art environment. Play solo or co-op in this adventure from bottom to top of Castle Hammerwatch. Kill hordes of enemies with varied looks and features through four unique environments with traps, hidden secrets and puzzles.

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12# WARRIORS OROCHI 4 with Bonus - 2018

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Remote Play requires PS Vita system and sufficiently robust Wi-Fi connection. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy). Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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13# Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon - 2015

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A Tale of Three Beautiful Maidens Drawn to Each Other. When three friends, deceived and separated by the tricks of darkness, find each other again, their bond shall become the light that will clear away the shadows and guide them towards the truth...

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14# Eekeemoo: Splinters of the Dark Shard - 2017

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In this awesome third person adventure game you will help Eekeemoo rescue his friends from the clutches of the evil Dark Shard! Your quest will take you deep into the Dark Shards four corrupted splinter worlds. You'll help Eekeemoo solve puzzles, complete tasks, battle monsters, the legions of the undead and hugely terrifying boss monsters! Take heart though! As you find and release each of Eekeemoo's friends (there are 4 unlockable characters with different powers) you will be able use their powers to solve next set of problems.

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15# Croixleur Sigma - 2013

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Tonight, in the Queen's realm of Ilance, two prodigies representing the Knight and Aristocrat factions will do battle in ‘the Adjuvant Trial’. This ritual, which has been held since the founding of the nation, decides which faction will hold military and political authority, and protect the Queen, the living symbol of the realm. The fate of the nation is at stake as these two girls set aside their childhood friendship and undergo a trial in which there can be only one victor. Croixleur Sigma is 60FPS of high speed hack-and-slash arcade action game by Japanese indie developer souvenir circ. and featuring gameplay reminiscent of the Devil May Cry series' Bloody Palace mode.

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