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Old 19 March 2009, 14:19   #106
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Originally Posted by StarEye View Post
Uhm, your way of viewing a genre hierarchy is way off.
Originally Posted by Wikipedia
In this instance, hack and slash refers a to sub-genre of beat 'em up where player characters use edged weapons as the primary form of combat (weapons in regular beat 'em ups are usually blunt weapons that are found during gameplay). Generally these games have a fantasy or medieval setting.

Okay, I think there's no 'ultimate truth', but this thread is really about fighting games and just the name indicates something different. Maybe we just follow PWLMs advice now...
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