If you like action, hack and slash games are great for this. Sometimes there's just no better feeling than slashing your way through tons of enemies with powerful combo attacks and special abilities designed to decimate your foes. If you're on the lookout for a great little hack and slash to play on mobile, there are plenty of good ones out there, but we've wrapped 10 of the best you'll find on Android right here for you.
If you've never had a chance to try out Iron Knights, it's a mix of hack and slash and action rpg that will have plenty of combat, pretty graphics and unique elements to make it worth looking into. Instead of having you play as just one character Iron Knights gives you a party to fight at your side to help you in times where you can't take things on alone. There's also multiple play modes and tons of upgradeable items and loot to gather as you progress.
Kritika has some RPG elements to it but the real pleasure of this game is the beauty of the combat and the visual art style. Characters and attacks have an anime style to them and with multiple characters each with their own progression and unlockable abilities there's a lot of combat to be had. You can work your way through the single player mode and try your hand against other players in PvP combat as well.
Stormblades is a hack and slash that is more like Infinity Blade for iOS. You don't really have freedom of movement and there aren't a plethora of different character types with unique abilities. Nevertheless though there is still plenty of hacking and slashing. Dish out attacks with swipe gestures on screen as you encounter enemies, and dodge their attacks at the right time to keep your health up. Stormblades keeps things interesting by giving you sword upgrades and multiple environments to play through.
Godfire: Rise of Prometheus
With Godfire there's plenty of action and plenty of eye candy with thanks to the visual prowess implemented by Vivid Games. Alongside the beautiful combat you'll find a little exploration and some puzzles to keep you on your toes. As you progress you can outfit your character with new menacing armor and weapons to help you dispose of foes on your quest to retrieve the godspark.
If you're a fan of dungeon crawler style hack and slash games, Darkness Reborn is a good one to check out. It features some online elements allowing you to hit up dungeons with multiple players to take on harder enemies and bosses, but in the end you also reap bigger rewards. There are also multiple character classes to play and some pretty decent graphics to keep your eyes glued to the screen.
Dungeon Hunter 5
The Dungeon Hunter series is regarded by fans as one of the best hack and slash series on mobile, and Dungeon Hunter 5 is easily the best in the series. It offers up lush visuals and a combination of compelling single player campaign quests and multiplayer PvP combat, alongside various other elements like dungeon raiding of other players, and of course the ever popular gear and loot collection system.
Angelstone is a relatively new hack and slash title to hit the Play Store, but for all its lack of experience among the others in the list, it has much to offer anyone who is a fan of the genre. Like most titles here you get gorgeous graphics, and a few familiar elements like gear crafting and multiple class types. Angelstone also carries a unique gesture set of controls for unleashing attacks (although it isn't required to use them as you can simply tap the buttons for each ability) which makes for an interesting way to play. Players will have access to tons of different skills and abilities and they can mix them up to find the right combination that suits their play style.
Marvel Future Fight
This is a great hack and slash for the comic book fan. One of the best features of the game is its wealth of playable characters spanning the Marvel universe. You'll find characters from the Avengers to Ant Man as options, and you get to play as multiple characters at once thanks to the team system they have set up. If you love Marvel, this is a truly a must have game as you'll be able to unleash powerful attacks from your favorite Marvel super heroes.
The strength here is in the combat, and in turn the graphics. Pretty visuals set the game up for some great looking combat which makes pummeling through hordes of enemies extremely enjoyable. You can choose from five different classes including the Taichi Panada himself. Cruise through single player missions or join others in online multiplayer for dungeons or take other players on in PvP combat.
Implosion – Never Lose Hope
Implosion is truly the cream of the crop when it comes to a mobile hack and slash experience. This is a single player focused game with no online elements, so if you're looking for something which brings attention to the combat and the story, this is it. Visuals are insanely good looking and the combat makes the game difficult to put down. Each mission is available in both regular and hardcore mode, and there's multiple unlockables and challenges to overcome. Plus, your character is an elite soldier who gets to run around in a giant mech suit with a huge sword disposing of an invading alien race, and who could say no to that.