27 Games Like Diablo

Games Like Diablo Our collection of games like Diablo brings you action role playing games like the original and recent franchise releases which feature loot based hack and slash gameplay.

The core Diablo experience has remained the same throughout the various instalments and expansions with players controlling a character using point and click controls and an isometric view. A recurring feature and key to the longevity of the series has been the use of random game elements from map layout to loot drops that has stayed consistent from Diablo to Diablo 2, Diablo 3 and Diablo 4.

Each game in the Diablo series offers a wide selection of characters with their own unique skills and lore. While these characters have mostly followed standard RPG archetypes the Diablo series has offered the likes of Druid, Witch Doctor, Necromancer and Assassin as playable characters to try break the traditional character expectations. With this character selected you'll design your unique build from skill and equipment options to face off against countless dark foes through a main storyline of quests which is set in the world of Sanctuary where angels and demons battle.

In the games like Diablo here you'll find a similar high quality action role playing experiences with hack and slash gameplay at the core and a layer of loot hunt on top that fans of the Diablo series have come to crave. Games on this list also include free, online, offline and mobile alternatives to the Diablo series. Whether your favourite game was the original, Diablo 2, Diablo 3 or you are seeking games like Diablo 4 you'll find an action RPG title for your style below.

Drakensang Online

Drakensang Online started as a free to play browser based game that offers similar gameplay to the classic action role playing games of days long past. With the retirement of Flash and Java support within modern browsers though Drakensang Online is now entirely available through  the small game client for Windows. Opting for 4 playable classes players can tackle the Drakensang Online game world as a Dragonknight, Spellweaver, Ranger or Steam Mechanicus with further customisation for gender, ethn...[Read Review]

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Grim Dawn

Grim Dawn is a dark themed action RPG akin to the likes of the popular games in the genre (Diablo and Titan Quest) that seeks to build on the fundamentals that these well known titles have mastered. Released in 2016 your setting for this ARPG is a blended apocalyptic and fantasy world where humans are nearly extinct and fighting over the limited resources that remain with plenty of opportunity for players to establish a name for the complex dual class character you develop. Set in the dark and w...[Read Review]

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Sacred is a 2004 action role playing game for Windows with a dark atmosphere and a wide selection of class options for players to explore the fantasy world of Ancaria with. Further expanded with a single expansion pack (Sacred Underworld) these were combined into a bundled pack titled Sacred Gold. Sacred takes place on the continent known as Ancaria which is populated by a large number of towns with wilderness in between where evil and other dark creatures grow. Unlike other action RPGs a large ...[Read Review]

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Path of Exile

Path of Exile is a free to play action role playing game that draws plenty of comparison to the Diablo series and in particular Diablo 2 for its similar dark and foreboding atmosphere that has players starting from scraps to fighting against uber monsters with legendary gear. Path of Exile has been widely praised as capturing the best of the Diablo franchise and expanding on it with its own unique and well-polished ideas particularly in the department of character customisation and depth. Develo...[Read Review]

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Trove brings the blocky sandbox genre into the MMO arena with an expansive loot based title that mixes two leading game genres. In Trove players will select from several classes which will be your avatar for the adventure filled with making friends, exploring dungeons, enhancing your equipment and even building up your very own corner of the game universe. The pillar of this adventure is your selected class which each come with their own variant of a basic attack and a range of abilities (usuall...[Read Review]

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Titan Quest

Titan Quest is a popular action role-playing game originally released in 2006 for Windows with a 2007 expansion titled Immortal Throne. Since this original release the game has been reborn with additional content and expanded to modern day consoles through an Anniversary Edition. Featuring the same core experience this refreshed edition improves your multiplayer experience, squashes some bugs, balances items, improves enemy AI, new bosses to battle and a range of quality of life enhancements. In...[Read Review]

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Torchlight 2

Torchlight 2 serves as a 2012 sequel to Torchlight (2009) that allows players to again adventure into fantasy world alone or this time with friends. Selecting from your choice of 4 different characters each brings their own playstyle specialty to the countless enemies and bosses you will face along the way to complete your quest. Inspired by the likes of Diablo and other games in the action RPG genre you’ll find a similar adventure although one stripped down to the basics while adding some...[Read Review]

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Dungeon Siege

Dungeon Siege is the first game in the popular series of role playing games with a high fantasy setting of swords and magic while giving players the opportunity to develop their own party of adventurers. Released in 2002 with an expansion pack for the game titled Legends of Aranna released a year later offers a combined 40 odd hours of party role play. Dungeon Siege is set on the continent of Aranna and has players assuming the role of a simple farmer though in a typical storyline will be a powe...[Read Review]

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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing

Borrowing from the vast lore and mythology of Van Helsing and turning it into a game franchise is Neocore Games with their appropriately titled series, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing. Announced in 2012 through a number of gameplay and teaser trailers that depicted dark magic, terrifying vampires and a strong gothic influence the game officially launched in 2013 for the PC market later joining consoles in 2015 (Xbox One) and 2017 (PS4) respectively. Promising a mechanically refined real...[Read Review]

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Torchlight is an action role playing adventure developed by Runic Games that was first released in 2009 and eventually console in 2011. Providing a single player adventure with a casual take on the genre players help the town of Torchlight with their troubles that require you to fight, acquire loot and develop your own unique character in the process. The setting for your adventure is the town known as Torchlight which is a mining town built on top of a rich vein of the mysterious Ember resource...[Read Review]

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Throne of Darkness

Combining the action role playing genre of Diablo with a unique Japanese setting is Throne of Darkness, a game released by Sierra Entertainment in 2001 that lets you play as your own deadly samurai character. Exploring a setting not adventured before by the action RPG genre Throne of Darkness stands out in the genre for the medieval Japan story. Set in Yamato Throne of Darkness places you in a world controlled by shogun Tsunayoshi who shares power with the leaders of the four clans. In order to ...[Read Review]

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Vikings – Wolves of Midgard

Even with a wealth of video game content to explore in the gaming industry the number of games that explore Norse mythology in detail are still somewhat limited and even more so in the action RPG genre in particular. Vikings: Wolves of Midgard aims to counter this trend though with a Diablo inspired title that draws on the cold Viking history and myths from their time for inspiration. Central to this is the familiar story of Ragnarok where the legends talk about the coldest winter ever known at ...[Read Review]

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Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms

Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms is a dark isometric action RPG with unique boss battles, a nightmarish atmosphere and the ability to switch characters on the fly. This design allows Shadow: Heretic Kingdoms to offer a similar dark setting to the AAA titles in the genre while giving you more flexibility than the usually rigid class structures that they have historically employed. This combination makes it ideal for action RPG fanatics that desire more of the genre without the purchase cost of the leadi...[Read Review]

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Hammerwatch is a fast paced and simple pixel adventure  where players challenge themselves to adventure from the base of Castle Hammerwatch all the way to the top. Stopping your progress are hundreds of different enemies and four unique game biomes that each hold their own variation of traps, puzzles, secrets and foes to conquer. Released in 2013 for computer gamers Hammerwatch has since expanded to console platforms and an eventual sequel (Heroes of Hammerwatch) that features similar gameplay a...[Read Review]

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Fate is the first in a series of single player action role playing games released in 2005. With a simple but enjoyable formula that was market leading on release Fate acquired a number of video game awards alongside a loyal cult like following which continued with three sequels released in 2008 (Undiscovered Realms), 2009 (The Traitor Soul) and 2011 (The Cursed King). Adventuring from the town of Grove players find themselves on the edge of a dungeon gate that hides treasure and fame for those b...[Read Review]

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Nox is an action role playing adventure released just six months before the genre defining Diablo II which follows Jack as he plunges into a parallel universe of fantasy and darkness. While the Diablo franchise ended up overshadowing Nox the game is still a fantastic action RPG in its own right that many fans of the genre highly praise to this day. In Nox players take on the role a young man from Earth known as Jack who gets sent into a parallel universe that is vastly different to the place he ...[Read Review]

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Sacred 2: Fallen Angel

Sacred 2: Fallen Angel is the second game in the action RPG series and serves as a prequel to the story as it sends players back over 2,000 years to explore the origins of the fantasy world. Like the original Sacred title this game offers players a diverse game map with plenty of locations to explore with their choice of role playing character. Expanding the base game further an expansion pack (Ice and Blood) adds a further two game regions to conquer, an additional character to experience and a...[Read Review]

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Victor Vran

With a Van Helsing inspired setting that combines science and magic together into its game world Victor Vran is an action RPG that focuses on bringing more mobility to your character than other titles in the genre. Starting its life as a computer based title the game was ported to PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch under the name Victor Vran: Overkill Edition which included the games two additional DLCs (also available for computer players). Playing as Victor Vran you’ll step into the shoes...[Read Review]

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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II

Pick up your wide brimmed hat and step right back into the shoes of the Van Helsing legacy with The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II, a game that builds on the solid foundations of the original to offer a similarly impressive action RPG experience alongside a number of refinements. Just like the original adventure the game is available separately or as part of The Final Cut edition which combines all 3 core games and additional content into an altered single game experience. Your class fo...[Read Review]

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DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue

DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue (ToV) continues the DeathSpank series with another hilarious instalment in this action role playing series that is all about laughs, loot and ruthlessly fast combat loops. Releasing only a few months after the first game in the franchise you’ll be able to play Thongs of Virtue across the same major platforms while enjoying small (but effective) enhancements more akin to an expansion than a completely new game. For fans that loved every bit of the original this ...[Read Review]

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Dungeon Siege II

Dungeon Siege II continues the story of the series and offers plenty of improvements over the original Dungeon Siege game alongside familiar action role playing gameplay mechanics. Released in 2005 with a 2006 expansion (Broken World) it’s been 3 years since your first adventure into the fantasy game world with players once again fighting against evil with a party of adventurers. The game revolves around the war against Valdis with players originally fighting for the evil Valdis as a merce...[Read Review]

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DeathSpank explores the light-hearted side of the dark action role playing genre with a title full of humour that pairs itself with familiar ARPG combat and progression. Within this comedy themed adventure you’ll have the opportunity to dive deep into the storyline, fight bosses and progress your character from humble fighter to deadly slayer across PC and console platforms. DeathSpank is set in a fantasy world during medieval times with weapons and magic reminiscent of that time period al...[Read Review]

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Bastion is a unique action role playing game developed by the small independent game company of Supergiant Games and released in 2011. Taking players to a colourful fantasy world where you’ll fight your way through a floating city landscape as the hero known as the Kid as your actions are narrated on your path through the aftermath of the Calamity event. This Calamity event happens just prior to players stepping into the 2D isometric game world of Bastion and has resulted in the island cit...[Read Review]

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BloodLust Shadowhunter

BloodLust Shadowhunter mixes vampires, dungeon crawling and loot into a single experience from predominately a single developer with a concept that draws inspiration from the likes of action RPGS and Vampire: Masquerade Bloodlines. Released in 2015 players will find a unique vampire driven gameplay loop with a surprising amount of deep role playing content to offer. The world of BloodLust Shadowhunter is set in a dark city setting where fantasy and evil come together. Central to the story is tha...[Read Review]

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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing returns again for a series ending third instalment in the dark atmospheric action RPG franchise. Building on the unique setting, story and humour established by the past titles the third release also mixes up a number of components, most notably the available classes and their associated skill tree options. The setting for The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III remains the same though with Borgovia central to a plot that revolves around cults and fa...[Read Review]

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Book of Demons

Turning the action RPG genre of decades past into a card based paper themed title Book of Demons explores a fan favourite adventure from an entirely new game angle. With hours of solo fun Book of Demons creates a video game title that is both challenging and comedic as you push deeper and deeper into the dungeon depths. Set in the world known as the Paperverse players step into the shoes of a typical adventurer that has arrived at a town besieged by darkness from the local cathedral. Within the ...[Read Review]

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The Baconing

The Baconing is the third game in the DeathSpank series and has players starting a new action RPG and loot based adventure with the same touch of humour that has been persistent throughout the franchise. Avoiding any significant changes to the core gameplay loop that has carried the series thus far The Baconing doubles down on the humour side of the experience instead to conclude the trilogy of games. This new adventure once again follows DeathSpank and his crazy journey through monsters and str...[Read Review]

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