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Action games. Wide category of games that require reflex, accuracy and agility. It includes, among other things, shooters (e.g. Call of Duty and Battlefield series) and action-adventure games (Tomb Raider). First and third person perspective (FPP/TPP) is used. In most cases we are playing as a character who has to defeat some enemies and reach a specific point. We can use a wide range of weapons, including pistols, rocket launchers, swords, knives and like. Action-adventure is a particular category within action games genre. Such titles put less emphasis on action and combat, focusing more on story, exploration and puzzles.

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Black Myth: Wu Kong
Black Myth: Wu Kong

Action 2022

Black Myth: Wu Kong is an action RPG based on the Chinese novel Journey to the West. During the adventure, the player takes on the role of a warrior capable of changing his form, whose main weapon is a long stick. Game Science is responsible for developing the game.

Prototype
Prototype

Action 09 June 2009

A sandbox action game with third-person perspective, developed by Radical Entertainment studio, known from Scarface and a few games from the popular Crash Bandicoot series. The game takes place in future Manhattan, plagued by a mysterious virus that can transform people into monsters. We take on the role of Alex Mercer – a hero with unknown identity, who gained superhuman powers due to genetic experiments.

The Incredible Hulk (2008)
The Incredible Hulk (2008)

Action 05 June 2008

The Incredible Hulk is an action game featuring Hulk, a comic character created by Stana Lee. The work of SEGA company refers to the cinema production from 2008 with the same title.

Attack on Titan 2
Attack on Titan 2

Action 20 March 2018

A sequel to the 2016 game Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom. Attack on Titan 2 (also known in Europe as A.O.T. 2) was developed by Omega Force (the creators of e.g. Dynasty Warriors), which belongs to Koei Tecmo. The story was based on the second season of the anime series, but thanks to the cooperation of the franchise's original creator Hajime Isayama, it also features new plot threads. The production is a TPP action game.

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition

Action 08 October 2014

A dynamic, open-world TPP action game inspired by John Woo's films. Sleeping Dogs was created by United Front Games, and the player takes on the role of a police detective who tries to infiltrate the structures of a dangerous crime organization. The experience is filled with spectacular melee combat sequences, shootouts, as well as car chases taking place on the crowded streets of Hong Kong.

Battlefield Hardline
Battlefield Hardline

Action 17 March 2015

Another installment in the popular FPS franchise. Visceral Games, the studio known mainly for the excellent Dead Space sci-fi series, developed their first major installment in the long-standing Battlefield franchise. It's a result of the transition of the franchise to a two-year production cycle, similar to the one made by its competitor, Call of Duty. Unlike the previous parts, this one is focused on the efforts of police forces against organized crime.

MediEvil
MediEvil

Action 25 October 2019

An adventure action title with hack’n’slash elements. The game’s protagonist is an undead knight who is trying to defend his kingdom against an evil sorcerer. This is a major remake of original MediEvil published on PlayStation in 1998.

Prototype 2
Prototype 2

Action 24 April 2012

A sequel to the 2009’s third-person action game developed by Radical Entertainment. Second game introduces a completely new protagonist - soldier James Heller, who lost his wife and child to the raging plague, blaming the main protagonist of the prequel, Alex Mercer. The story takes place in Manhattan, now divided into three zones, 14 months after the outbreak, with the gameplay focusing on exploring open world and completing missions to progress the plot that focuses on the deadly virus.

Aliens vs Predator
Aliens vs Predator

Action 16 February 2010

Aliens vs Predator is a first-person action game developed by Rebellion. It is a reboot of the popular FPS series released between 1999 and 2002. The game's plot combines elements from two popular comic book and movie series. We can play as a Xenomorph, the Predator, or as a Marine. There are three campaigns available, each of them having its own unique gameplay mechanics.

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond
Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond

Action 11 December 2020

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond is a first person shooter using virtual reality technology. The action takes place during the Second World War and we play the role of an agent of the American intelligence. The game is mainly about fighting against hordes of enemies.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Action 26 June 2007

Published by Electronic Arts, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a game based on the fifth movie following the adventures of a young wizard. Similarly to all the previous installments, the game is available on multiple platforms and follows the formula developed by the previous Harry Potter games – the players are given an action adventure game, in which they observe the action from the third person perspective.

Hitman: Contracts
Hitman: Contracts

Action 20 April 2004

The third installment in a popular stealth action game series, in which you play as the mysterious assassin known as Agent 47. Story-wise, Hitman: Contracts is made up of a series of flashback missions, beginning in a Parisian hotel, where the protagonist gets into after having been shot in the stomach during one of his missions. Heavily wounded, the protagonist is plagued by visions of his past contracts.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed - Ultimate Sith Edition
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed - Ultimate Sith Edition

Action 03 November 2009

An expanded version of a third-person action game set in the universe of Star Wars, which launched in 2008 on popular stationary and portable consoles. This time, also the PC players got to assume the role of Darth Vader’s apprentice, as he explores different planets and spreads the influence of the Dark Side of the Force. Moreover, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed - Ultimate Sith Edition offers three bonus scenarios set between the events of the third and the fourth episode of the movie saga.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Action 14 November 2002

The second installment of the video game series following the adventures of Harry Potter based on the books written by J.K. Rowling. Young wizard, who is about to start his second year at Hogwarts, is bound to encounter new challenges.

League of Legends: Wild Rift
League of Legends: Wild Rift

Action 2021

League of Legends: Wild Rift is a version of the popular MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) game prepared for mobile devices and consoles. Compared to the original, the title has undergone changes in the control and dynamics of the game.

Spec Ops: The Line
Spec Ops: The Line

Action 26 June 2012

A dynamic TPP action game created by Yager Development. The game provides a continuation to the Spec Ops series started by Zombie Studios in 1998. The action takes place in Dubai, which is devastated by sand storms. The Delta Force team reaches the place in order to find the missing American soldiers who remained in town to protect its inhabitants. The plot of the game presents the player with grave moral dilemmas on more than one occasion.

Medal of Honor: Warfighter
Medal of Honor: Warfighter

Action 23 October 2012

A direct sequel to the 2010 reboot of Medal of Honor – a bestselling FPS series originally launched back in 1999 by the EA company. The game was once again developed by Danger Close (previously known as EA Los Angeles). The story campaign is based on actual events, focusing on a dangerous substance - PETN - used by terrorists. Playing as the characters known from the prequel, you take part in a series secret counter-terrorist operations in Somalia, Yemen, Bosnia, and Philippines.

State of Decay
State of Decay

Action 05 June 2013

A third-person perspective (TPP) sandbox action game developed by an independent studio Undead Labs. The player is in control of a shopkeeper, Marcus Campbell, and his small group of survivors, who try to survive in a world overrun by zombies. The developers prepared several dozen playable characters in total, each of them endowed with unique skills. As befits a sandbox game, State of Decay features great freedom of action and a sizable open world to explore.

Tomb Raider: Underworld
Tomb Raider: Underworld

Action 18 November 2008

Developed once again by Crystal Dynamics, another installment of the third-person perspective adventure series started in 1996. Tomb Raider: Underworld is a continuation of the events from previous parts of the series and concentrates on the search for artifacts connected with the Nordic god Thor. On her journey, Lara Croft visits new locations, like Thailand and south Mexico, and dives in the Mediterranean Sea and the Arctic Ocean.

Yakuza 3 Remastered
Yakuza 3 Remastered

Action 20 August 2019

A remastered version of the third entry in the popular series of action games that tell the story of the Japanese mafia. The story depicted in Yakuza 3 Remastered concentrates on the character of Kazuma Kiryu.

F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon
F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon

Action 18 October 2005

A combination of first-person shooter and survival horror developed by Monolith Productions. The game's protagonist belongs to the eponymous First Encounter Assault Recon – special anti-terrorist unit, which trains its members not only in conventional tactics, but also develops their paranormal abilities. The task before the protagonist is to take back the Armacham Technology Corporation from the hands of unknown criminals. In F.E.A.R.

PayDay 2
PayDay 2

Action 13 August 2013

A sequel to the first-person online shooter PayDay: The Heist from 2012. Both games were developed by Overkill Software in co-operation with Starbreeze AG. Players become members of a gang that specializes in bank heists, kidnapping, and drugs transportation. The main campaign consists of six dangerous jobs, offered via the CRIMENET system. The creators of PayDay 2 took special care to diversify the missions – as some mission elements are random, no two playthroughs are exactly the same.

Call of Duty: Mobile
Call of Duty: Mobile

Action 01 October 2019

Call of Duty: Mobile is a network FPS using the free-to-play model. The game plays in a mobile format the most important modes and maps from the main page views of the brand. There were also some well-known heroes and weapons.

Borderlands
Borderlands

Action 20 October 2009

A humorous science-fiction FPS game with RPG elements. It was developed by Gearbox Software, popular for such games as James Bond 007: Nightfire, Duke Nukem Forever or the Brothers in Arms series. The story takes place on the planet Pandora, colonized and exploited by humans. According to the legends, a vault containing great treasures is located somewhere underneath the planet's surface, and groups of treasure hunters are ceaselessly searching for it.

Judgment
Judgment

Action 25 June 2019

An action adventure game in which we play the role of a detective conducting complex criminal investigations. Project JUDGE was created by the authors of the popular Yakuza series, i.e. Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio. As a former lawyer of Takayuki Yagami, we deal with the prosecution of criminals.

Halo 4
Halo 4

Action 06 November 2012