Best Hack and Slash Games on Steam (for Mac OS)

Steam currently has 3,320 Hack and Slash games, but not all of them are able to be played on Mac. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Hack and Slash game rankings were last updated on 5/20/2024.

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1. Hades

Defy the god of the dead as you hack and slash out of the Underworld in this rogue-like dungeon crawler from the creators of Bastion, Transistor, and Pyre.

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Hades holds the #1 spot for "best Mac OS Hack and Slash game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 256,534 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 252,391 positive reviews and 4,143 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 9/17/2020
Franchise Supergiant Games
Developer Supergiant Games
Publisher Supergiant Games
Steam App Id 1145360

2. Mount & Blade: Warband

In a land torn asunder by incessant warfare, it is time to assemble your own band of hardened warriors and enter the fray. Lead your men into battle, expand your realm, and claim the ultimate prize: the throne of Calradia!

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Mount & Blade: Warband has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Mac OS Hack and Slash games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 160,210 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 156,588 positive reviews and 3,622 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Mount & Blade: Warband on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 3/31/2010
Developer TaleWorlds Entertainment
Publisher TaleWorlds Entertainment
Steam App Id 48700

3. Katana ZERO

Katana ZERO is a stylish neo-noir, action-platformer featuring breakneck action and instant-death combat. Slash, dash, and manipulate time to unravel your past in a beautifully brutal acrobatic display.

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Katana ZERO has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Mac OS Hack and Slash games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 64,855 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 63,599 positive reviews and 1,256 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $8.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $8.99
Release Date 4/18/2019
Developer Askiisoft
Publisher Devolver Digital
Steam App Id 460950

4. Dead Cells

Dead Cells is a rogue-lite, metroidvania inspired, action-platformer. You'll explore a sprawling, ever-changing castle... assuming you’re able to fight your way past its keepers in 2D souls-lite combat. No checkpoints. Kill, die, learn, repeat. Regular free content updates!

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Dead Cells has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Mac OS Hack and Slash games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 151,445 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 147,180 positive reviews and 4,265 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 8/6/2018
Developer Motion Twin
Publisher Motion Twin
Steam App Id 588650

5. LIZARDS MUST DIE

The great exploits of the Ancient Rus in the war with the lizards. Immerse yourself in the world of Hyperborea and defeat hordes of Lizards and other unholy who encroached on holy places Ancestors. Choose a blessed hero and go save the world from the green plague.

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LIZARDS MUST DIE has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Mac OS Hack and Slash games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 24,129 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 23,434 positive reviews and 695 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play LIZARDS MUST DIE on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $0.99
Release Date 9/27/2023
Franchise Agafonoff Official Group
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Steam App Id 2532550

6. Juice Galaxy

Juice Galaxy is a happy place to fly around and smack things and drink juice. And explore things. And just, flip around doing stuff.

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Juice Galaxy has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Mac OS Hack and Slash games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,064 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,006 positive reviews and 58 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Juice Galaxy on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 11/22/2023
Developer Fishlicka
Publisher J4D3D LLC
Steam App Id 1708150

7. METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE

Developed by Kojima Productions and PlatinumGames, METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE takes the renowned METAL GEAR franchise into exciting new territory with an all-new action experience. The game seamlessly melds pure action and epic story-telling that surrounds Raiden – a child soldier transformed into a half-human, half-cyborg ninja who...

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METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Mac OS Hack and Slash games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 75,361 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 72,356 positive reviews and 3,005 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 1/9/2014
Developer PlatinumGames
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Steam App Id 235460

8. Dying Light

First-person action survival game set in a post-apocalyptic open world overrun by flesh-hungry zombies. Roam a city devastated by a mysterious virus epidemic. Scavenge for supplies, craft weapons, and face hordes of the infected.

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Dying Light has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Mac OS Hack and Slash games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 408,053 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 388,709 positive reviews and 19,344 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $2.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $2.99
Release Date 7/15/2021
Developer Techland
Publisher Techland
Steam App Id 239140

9. Thronefall

A minimalist game about building and defending your little kingdom.

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Thronefall has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Mac OS Hack and Slash games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 13,211 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 12,806 positive reviews and 405 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Thronefall on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 8/2/2023
Developer GrizzlyGames
Publisher GrizzlyGames
Steam App Id 2239150

10. Crypt of the NecroDancer

Crypt of the NecroDancer is an award winning hardcore roguelike rhythm game. Move to the music and deliver beatdowns to the beat! Groove to the epic Danny Baranowsky soundtrack, or select songs from your own MP3 collection!

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Crypt of the NecroDancer has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Mac OS Hack and Slash games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 23,985 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 23,005 positive reviews and 980 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 4/23/2015
Franchise Klei
Developer Brace Yourself Games
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Steam App Id 247080

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9/27/2023
95
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95
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293
1/9/2014
94
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Dying Light steam charts
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7/15/2021
94
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Thronefall steam charts
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8/2/2023
94
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240
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94
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