17 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.
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Kritika

Kritika brings a high level of nonstop action in 3D RPG form, set in a world with impressive graphics and hordes of enemies to carve through in Kritika you’ll take one of four classes through endless and easy to access battles. Inspired by the likes of Devil May Cry and other action MMOs (Tera) gamers who prefer fast ...[Read More]

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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 person view, melee based weapon com...[Read More]

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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’ll be playing as Bayonetta...[Read More]

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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. All the Greek mythology is al...[Read More]

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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 gore, language and some of the c...[Read More]

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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 has many atrocities to his name ...[Read More]

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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 Returns follows Alice Liddell a g...[Read More]

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Nioh

For PlayStation 4 and PC Nioh explores the Sengoku period of Japan and pairs it with a dark difficultly setting akin to that of the Dark Souls series. As you fit your way through the chaotic civil war period of Japan you’ll fight both fantasy creatures and men throughout your adventure. For those unfamiliar with the S...[Read More]

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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 blood oath to the god Ares, you...[Read More]

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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 strange fantasy world known o...[Read More]

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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 works for the private military co...[Read More]

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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 daughter Yonah from the illnes...[Read More]

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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 reboot of the popular franchise the...[Read More]

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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 players will assume the role o...[Read More]

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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 the sword in order to get venge...[Read More]

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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 with undertones of family revenge...[Read More]

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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 popular cheerleader who also ha...[Read More]

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