50 Best Combat-heavy games

Updated:

The best 50 Combat-heavy games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

This is not a "all time best Combat-heavy games list". There is no hard limit on the age of a game but our results are mainly games released in the last 2 to 3 years.

The latest addition in this selection is Divinity: Original Sin 2 released the 14 September 2017

1# Monster Hunter Generations - 2015

Review86Score

Take on the role of a fledgling monster hunter and face down larger than life beasts as you journey to become the ultimate hunter. Monster Hunter Generations introduces all new gameplay mechanics including Hunting Styles and Hunter Arts that allow you to fully customize your playstyle.

Tags for Monster Hunter Generations

fightcatcraftingRPGcombat
More games like Monster Hunter Generations

3# Nioh - 2017

Review88Score

Ready your blade - grueling encounters await around every corner in this action RPG set in a vast land ravaged by civil war. Digital Deluxe edition includes the full game, five in-game weapons inspired by those found on Nioh statues across Japan, and a season pass to unlock three pieces of DLC containing extra missions, story, and a PS4 avatar. Also included is the Crimson Armor Set to wear in-game, based on the battle dress worn by legendary samurai Yukimura Sanada (available for the first two weeks after launch).

More games like Nioh

4# Bloodborne - 2015

Review92Score

Game description: Hunt your nightmares as you search for answers in the ancient city of Yharnam, now cursed with a strange endemic illness spreading through the streets like wildfire. Introducing Bloodborne, the latest Action RPG from renowned Japanese developer FromSoftware, makers of the hit Dark Souls series, coming exclusively to the PlayStation4 system. Face your fears as you search for answers in the ancient city of Yharnam, now cursed with a strange endemic illness spreading through the streets like wildfire.

More games like Bloodborne

5# Rise of the Tomb Raider - 2015

Review86Score

Platforming is back in this new iconic iteration of the famous action adventure franchise. The new combat system offers more stealth and sneak attack options and you can now explore underwater. Young lara is still battleling for survival and will be able to make her way using improvised weapons and crafting upgrades for them.

Tags for Rise of the Tomb Raider

adventureaction-adventurestealthpuzzleexploration
More games like Rise of the Tomb Raider

6# Odin Sphere Leifthrasir - 2016

Review87Score

Take control of the magnificiently hand-rendered characters in this enchanted realm, filled with mythical beasts and gargantuan monsters. Five character plots intertwine with each chapter centering on a unique protagonist and their struggles.

Tags for Odin Sphere Leifthrasir

RPGremakebossbrawlercombo
More games like Odin Sphere Leifthrasir

7# Uncharted: The Lost Legacy - 2017

Review79Score

In order to recover an ancient artifact and keep it out of the hands of a ruthless warmonger, Chloe must enlist the aid of renowned mercenary Nadine Ross and venture to Indias Western Ghats to locate the Golden Tusk of Ganesh. In Chloes greatest journey yet, she must confront her past and decide what shes willing to sacrifice to forge her own legacy. 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).

Tags for Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

stealthcoveradventureaction-adventurepuzzle
More games like Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

8# Gravity Rush 2 - 2017

Review81Score

Still searching for clues behind the mystery of her origin, and with the powerful Raven at her side, Kat must master three unique gravity attack styles as she takes on enemies and massive bosses. Manipulate gravity with the motion sensors of the DUALSHOCK4 wireless controller to soar and traverse a vast and detailed open world. Signature Art Style French bande dessine comic book aesthetic is artfully blended with Japanese manga and anime influences to create a unique and beautiful atmosphere, with cityscapes and characters and brought to life in stunning detail on PlayStation 4.

Tags for Gravity Rush 2

animestealthopen-worldsuperherocombat
More games like Gravity Rush 2

9# Infinity Blade III - 2013

Review79Score

Created by ChAIR Entertainment, the original iOS blockbuster returns with adrenaline-fueled sword-fighting action, gorgeous visuals, and a thrilling story of love, betrayal, and redemption. Explore larger, beautiful and immersive environments that dynamically change as you choose multiple gameplay paths, new quests, side missions, and ClashMob engagements with the new in-game World Map interface. All-new Goals feature takes achievements to the next level, allowing players to earn valuable Chips that they can spend on keys, treasure maps, prize wheels, and other rare in-game items.

Tags for Infinity Blade III

fightRPGmobileplatform-definingswipe
More games like Infinity Blade III

10# Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue - 2017

Review78Score

The KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.8 FINAL CHAPTER PROLOGUE digital edition features 3 magical experiences: KINGDOM HEARTS Dream Drop Distance HD: A full-HD remaster. Sora and Riku take on the Mark of Mastery exam in preparation for their coming showdown with Master Xehanort. 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).

Tags for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue

RPGcardboss-fightbattledisney
More games like Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue

11# Yakuza 0 - 2015

Review84Score

Play as Kazuma Kiryu and discover how he finds himself in a world of trouble when a simple debt collection goes wrong and his mark winds up murdered. Take combat up a notch by using environmental objects such as bicycles, sign posts, and car doors for bone-crunching combos and savage take-downs. Fighting is not the only way to kill time in 1988s Japan: from discos and hostess clubs to classic SEGA arcades, there are tons of distractions to pursue in the richly detailed, neon-lit world.

More games like Yakuza 0

13# Mass Effect: Andromeda - 2017

Review75Score

There, players will lead our fight for a new home in hostile territory - where WE are the aliens - opposed by a deadly indigenous race bent at stopping us. This is the story of humanitys next chapter, and player choices throughout the game will ultimately determine our survival in the Andromeda Galaxy. 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).

Tags for Mass Effect: Andromeda

RPGsci-ficoversquadaliens
More games like Mass Effect: Andromeda

16# XCOM 2 - 2016

Review87Score

Facing impossible odds you must rebuild XCOM, and ignite a global resistance to reclaim our world and save humanity. New open-ended gameplay lets you decide where to guide your strike team, how to grow popular support, and when to combat enemy counter-operations. RESEARCH, DEVELOP AND UPGRADE: Configure and build rooms on the Avenger to give XCOM new capabilities on the battlefield.

More games like XCOM 2

17# Earth's Dawn - 2016

Review74Score

Earth’s Dawn is looming and the fate of the planet hangs in the balance! Dive into frantic side-scrolling combat and take the fight to the alien horde before destroying hulking bosses!

Tags for Earth's Dawn

2DRPGbossaliensviolent
More games like Earth's Dawn

18# Horizon: Zero Dawn - 2017

Review89Score

Horizon Zero Dawn Digital Deluxe includes: - Horizon Zero Dawn PS4 Game - The Art of Horizon Zero Dawn Digital Art Book - Exclusive PS4 Theme - Carja Storm Ranger Outfit and Mighty Bow - Banuk Trailblazer Outfit and Culling Bow - Banuk Traveller Pack - Carja Trader Pack - Nora Keeper Pack Take on the role of skilled hunter Aloy as you explore a vibrant and lush world inhabited by mysterious mechanized creatures. 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).

Tags for Horizon: Zero Dawn

open-worldstealthrobotscraftingRPG
More games like Horizon: Zero Dawn

19# BioShock Infinite - 2013

Review93Score

Indebted to the wrong people, with his life on the line, veteran of the U.S. Cavalry and now hired gun, Booker DeWitt has only one opportunity to wipe his slate clean. He must rescue Elizabeth, a mysterious girl imprisoned since childhood and locked up in the flying city of Columbia.

Tags for BioShock Infinite

first-personshooterunderwaterfpsstory
More games like BioShock Infinite

20# Severed - 2017

Review84Score

Our heroine will embark on a journey through a surreal non-linear world using a gesture based combat mechanic to defeat enemies in this first person adventure. Unlock new abilities, discover secrets of the land, and grow in power as you master both offensive and defensive techniques. DUNGEON COMBATUse touch-based combat mechanics with offensive & defensive techniques against a variety ofenemies STYLEAn RPG-light adventure giving players autonomy over upgrade paths ABILITIESGain abilities from Totemsmagic armor created from the remains of defeated bosses SEVERINGForce enemies into vulnerable states, then sever their body parts to upgrade equipment and abilities EXPLORATIONChoose how to progress through branching routes as you avoid hazards and solve puzzles MUSICOriginal soundtrack from Juno-nominated band YAMANTAKA//SONIC TITAN and the renowned Pantayo"

More games like Severed

21# Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice - 2017

Review84Score

From the makers of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and DmC: Devil May Cry, comes a warrior’s brutal journey into myth and madness. Set in the Viking age, a broken Celtic warrior embarks on a haunting vision quest into Viking Hell to fight for the soul of her dead lover.

Tags for Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

mythologydarkwalking-simulatorstoryfantasy
More games like Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

22# God of War III Remastered - 2015

Review80Score

Originally developed by Sony Computer Entertainment’s Santa Monica Studio exclusively for the PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™) system, God of War® III has been remastered for the PLAYSTATION®4 (PS4™) system and gameplay supports 1080p and is targeting 60fps. God of War III Remastered will bring epic battles to life with stunning graphics and an elaborate plot that puts Kratos at the center of carnage and destruction as he seeks revenge against the Gods who have betrayed him.

Tags for God of War III Remastered

mythologyboss-fightpuzzlecombatquick-time-event
More games like God of War III Remastered

23# For Honor - 2017

Review78Score

Get Gold Edition which includes the game + Season Pass and the Deluxe Pack. Choose your warrior amongst a variety of bold Knights, brutal Vikings and deadly Samurai, each with their own weapon set, play style and customization options Wield the weight of your weapon and feel the power of every strike through the system that puts you in total control.

More games like For Honor

24# World of Final Fantasy - 2016

Review79Score

The WORLD OF FINAL FANTASY DAY ONE EDITION includes the following bonus content: Sephiroth Summon Red Bonnetberry White Chocobo Glow Moogle Japanese VO 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). CHARACTER DESIGN: TETSUYA NOMURA / YASUHISA IZUMISAWA

Tags for World of Final Fantasy

turn-basedbattleRPGdungeonjRPG
More games like World of Final Fantasy

25# Transformers: Devastation - 2015

Review77Score

- Surprise the enemy: PlatinumGames signature fast action allows instant robot to vehicle attacks, slam downs, counterattacks, and infinite combos for a unique master combat system. - Actors from the original TV series: Reprising their roles are Peter Cullen (OPTIMUS PRIME), Dan Gilvezan (BUMBLEBEE), Frank Welker (MEGATRON and SOUNDWAVE), and more. - Play again and again: 5 difficulty levels with overhauls in enemy composition, combined with a deep customization system, means hours of intense gameplay.

Tags for Transformers: Devastation

vehiclebrawlerrobotshack-and-slash1980s
More games like Transformers: Devastation

Do you like these recommendations of Combat-heavy games?

<