There are plenty of methods to fight in video games, from fists to guns, or a mix of the two (with the odd chainsaw thrown in). Yet since time immemorial, swords have proven to be excessively enjoyable, not to mention versatile for the number of genres that feature them. Let’s take a look at 15 of the best sword fighting games, and how they’ll further your studies in the blade.
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Shadow Warrior 3
The one where Wang gets a grappling hook. Shadow Warrior 3 does away with its predecessor’s wide array of melee weapons and focuses on one single constant – the Dragontail katana. Being able to quickly whip it out and slice an opponent feels more intuitive, and each slash feels more responsive. Upgrades also allow for directional inputs to call down lightning, shoot fire or unleash a wave of water which is also nice.