15 Games Like Devil May Cry

Games Like Devil May Cry
This assorted list of games like Devil May Cry features more hack and slash adventures with unique stories and devastating combos to master.

Centred on the adventures of Dante as he exterminates all sorts of strange demons in an effort to avenge the murder of his mother the Devil May Cry series has been a long running fan favourite in the hack and slash genre. First launching in 2001 the game has developed over time to incorporate new features and more stylish combat.

This stylish combat is at the heart of the Devil May Cry franchise with style determined by the length of your combos, how much damage you take, items found and time taken to complete the level. Based on these elements players will receive a rank at the end of each game section which encourages you to replay levels for the highest rankings.

Other elements of the series include the Devil Trigger ability that gives players additional powers based on their current selected weapon, recurring weapons and a huge selection of unlockable combos that turn you from simple brawler to stylish fighter by the end.

The games like Devil May Cry on this page showcase other impressive hack and slash games that encourage action and stylish combat to dispatch enemies.

Games Like Devil May Cry

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Bloodborne

Bloodborne is a new breed of action RPG for the PS4, following the adventures of the Hunter in a dark gothic setting you’ll be treated to brutal combat, intriguing story and hidden treasures. From the team that brought your Demon’s Souls and Dark Souls the game relies on third perso... Read More »

User Score
9.1
(23 votes)
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God of War III

God of War III finishes your story of revenge on the PS3 with a refining of the all mechanics you’ve already seen in the previous God of War games. With Kratos still at the centre of the game you’ll have an adventure just as brutal and unforgiving as the first two Game of War games.... Read More »

User Score
8.9
(8 votes)
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God of War: Ascension

God of War: Ascension delivers you the origin story of Kratos while also adding multiplayer into the mixture of puzzles and brutal combat. Ascension is set within months of his families death but well over a decade before the events of the original God of War adventure. After breaking your bloo... Read More »

User Score
8.4
(7 votes)
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Bayonetta

Be bewitched In Bayonetta an intense and very over the top fantasy adventure where you’ll fight angels with insane combos. Originally released in 2010 and re-released on the Wii-U in 2014 this is a must own for action addicts. In this third person beat’em up style of gameplay you... Read More »

User Score
8.9
(9 votes)
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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

Control Gabriel through a number of 3D environments as you use your devastating melee attacks on enemies while solving puzzles in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow. Primarily an action-adventure game the story follows your quest to defeat the Lords of Shadow and revive your wife. Intended as a reboo... Read More »

User Score
7.5
(11 votes)
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Alice: Madness Returns

Blending platform elements, action gameplay and psychological environments is Alice: Madness Returns. It’s the sequel to the well received 2000 video game, American McGee’s Alice and features a host of improvements to make it a better experience. Your adventure in Alice: Madness Ret... Read More »

User Score
8.6
(9 votes)
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Lollipop Chainsaw

Lollipop Chainsaw injects comedy into a zombie themed hack and slash adventure. It’s style isn’t for everyone but for those that approach it with an open mind you’ll found a very unique and wacky adventure. Your character for this over the top adventure is Juliet Starling, a p... Read More »

User Score
6.9
(9 votes)
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Heavenly Sword

Heavenly Sword is a PlayStation 3 exclusive title with high production values that delivers an engaging story and impressive cut scenes to bring you into the game world. Revolving around the powerful mythical Heavenly Sword the story follows the adventures of Nariko who takes up the powers of t... Read More »

User Score
7.2
(10 votes)
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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance joins the franchise four years after the events in Metal Gear Solid 4 with a dark and gritty adventure where you’ll hack and slash your way through a fast paced and action packed adventure. Your character for this adventure is Raiden a cyborg soldier who wor... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(12 votes)
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Dante’s Inferno

Dante’s Inferno is a dark action adventure that is based on the well-known Inferno poem. As such this adventure has you exploring the nine circles of Hell as you dispatch all sorts of monsters and creatures. Your character for this action filled adventure is Dante a shamed crusader who ha... Read More »

User Score
8.7
(14 votes)
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Lords of The Fallen

Set in a dark and gritty game world Lords of The Fallen brings hardcore action role playing to the latest generation of consoles with a rich fantasy. Explore both the human and demonic worlds in this richly diverse game world. Set in a world where the Gods have all but abandoned the human race ... Read More »

User Score
7.4
(24 votes)
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Ryse: Son of Rome

Ryse: Son of Rome brings brutal Roman combat to your screen with a third person action adventure that lets you pick up the sword and shield of Marius Titus, a leader amongst the Roman Legion. The game explores your early adulthood and the journey from new soldier to leader in the Roman army wit... Read More »

User Score
7.2
(13 votes)
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X-Men Origins: Wolverine

X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a fast paced and brutal hack and slash action game that has some ties to the film that shares the same title. The Uncaged Edition of the game was developed for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 while a different game version was released for other platforms that toned down the go... Read More »

User Score
8.5
(10 votes)
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Shadow of the Colossus

Shadow of the Colossus will take you on an action adventure in a game world that is linked to that of Ico (a previous game from the same developer). Originally launching in 2005 for the PlayStation 2 the game was re-released with Ico in a bundled HD version for PS3 in 2011. The game is set in a... Read More »

User Score
8.4
(19 votes)
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Nier

Nier creates an interesting story for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 owners that revolve around two books, one good and the other evil. Uniquely to understand the full story players will need to complete the game multiple times. Set in a decaying world players control Nier in his quest to save his ... Read More »

User Score
7.9
(10 votes)