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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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Deadpool: The Video Game
Deadpool: The Video Game

Action 25 June 2013

An action game based on the popular comic series published by Marvel Comics. The game was developed by High Moon, studio known mostly for its Transformers games. The story of Deadpool: The Video Game focuses mostly on the antics of the sarcastic protagonist. The mercenary is trying to have his revenge on Mr. Sinister who caused Deadpool to fail in completing one of his contracts.

Garry’s Mod
Garry’s Mod

Action 29 November 2006

A commercial version of one of the most popular Source engine based mods, created in 2004 by Garry Newman. It lacks any sort of plotline or clearly defined objectives and is a pure sandbox game, employing the unique features of Source and laws of physics, simulated by Havok company’s software. Thanks to that we can single-handedly create any kind of map we want and play on them by ourselves or with other players in unique game modes.

Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition
Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition

Action 27 October 2015

Complete edition of Darksiders II, a TPP action game released in 2012, now remastered for the eight generation consoles by Nordic Games, who gained the license after the closure of THQ company. In the game you become one of the legendary Horsemen of the Apocalypse, trying to solve a complex intrigue and help one of his brothers, who got into some serious troubles.

Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast

Action 29 March 2002

Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast is the third part of Raven Software's series of first person shootouts set in the world of Star Wars. The player once again takes on the role of Kyle Qatar. This time, the Jedi Knight has to face the mighty Dark Jedi, who is working on power limiting technology in the Galaxy.

State of Decay 3
State of Decay 3

Action TBA

State of Decay 3 is another part of the survival action game in an open, post-apocalyptic world full of zombies. Undead Labs studio, the creators of previous scenes, is responsible for the production.

Bayonetta
Bayonetta

Action 29 October 2009

A dynamic third-person perspective hack-n-slash action game developed by Japanese studio Platinum Games led by Hideki Kamiya. The main protagonist, Bayonetta, is a sexy witch who, 20 years prior to the events depicted in the game, woke up in a chest at the bottom of a lake. She has no memories of how she got there or what happened before. Forced to fight against forces of Heaven that constantly attack her, the protagonist gradually learns new facts about her past.

Absolver
Absolver

Action 29 August 2017

A third-person action game created by former Ubisoft employees. Absolver invites the players to a fantasy realm styled after the Far East. The player assumes the role of a warrior, who wishes to join the eponymous group of elite guardians of peace and stability. The heart of gameplay is the complex system of short-range combat. The game lets you use four fighting styles interchangeably, all of which offer a wide array of melee weapons, starting with character’s own fists.

Bulletstorm
Bulletstorm

Action 22 February 2011

An insane, science-fiction FPS game developed by People Can Fly. The action is set in the 26th century, when one of the greatest world powers is the Confederation of Planets led by the cruel general Sarrano. The player takes on the role of Grayson Hunt, an ex-member of the Dead Echo elite squad. Having discovered the truth about his employer, the protagonist decides to act on his own and defeat the general once and for all.

Manhunt
Manhunt

Action 18 November 2003

After the three installments of the Grand Theft Auto series, Manhunt is a yet another brutal game created by Rockstar. Manhunt is an action stealth game only for adults, as the level of violence in this game surpasses anything we have seen in the GTA games.

Quake III: Arena
Quake III: Arena

Action 03 December 1999

The third installment of a bestselling series by id Software, and one of the most important titles when it comes to multiplayer FPP shooters. The greatest novelty introduced by Quake III: Arena is the fact that after two previous installments of the series, intended to be played both in multi-, and single player modes, the developers decided to focus exclusively on the multiplayer aspect of the game.

Postal: Redux
Postal: Redux

Action 20 May 2016

A modern remake of one of the most controversial games in gaming history. Originally, the title came out in 1997 as a debut production from the developer Running With Scissors. Both the gameplay and the premise were inspired by the phrase “going postal” which means to become uncontrollably angry and violent as a result of working a stressful job.

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Action 19 February 2013

A third-person action game and a spin-off to Metal Gear Solid - the popular stealth game series created by Hideo Kojima. In this game you play as Raiden, the protagonist of the second installment in the series. The story is set in an African country devastated by a civil war, where the hero faces an army of robots and cyborgs belonging to Desperado Enforcement corporation.

The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Man

Action 26 June 2012

A third-person action game starring Marvel's most popular super hero, released in about the same time as Mark Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man movie. The game was developed by Beenox, the studio that, with a slightly different line-up, created Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions and Spider-Man: The Edge of Time. The events presented in the game take place after the ending of the movie and tell a completely separate story.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier

Action 22 May 2012

The fifth major installment in the bestselling series of tactical TPP shooters signed with the name of the legendary writer Tom Clancy. The title was developed by a first party studio of the Ubisoft company. In the game, the player once again assumes the role of a special forces soldier who, together with his team, participates in a series of dangerous missions in such places as Zambia and Dagestan.

Garena Free Fire
Garena Free Fire

Action 01 October 2017

A mobile multiplayer shooter belonging to the popular battle royale sub-genre. The game is about fighting, and the clashes take place on increasingly shrinking maps. Up to 50 people can take part in each game at the same time. The game was released in a free-to-play model. Garena International is responsible for its creation.

Yakuza 4 Remastered
Yakuza 4 Remastered

Action 29 October 2019

A remastered version of Yakuza 4; in addition to Kazumy Kiryu, known from the earlier parts of the series, players play here as three other heroes, whose fates are interwoven with each other. In Yakuza 4 Remastered we have to take part in a gang war, the winners of which will take control over the whole criminal underworld of Kamurocho in Tokyo.

Delta Force: Black Hawk Down
Delta Force: Black Hawk Down

Action 25 March 2003

Another, fourth game from the Delta Force series. The action was based on authentic events connected with military operations "Restore Hope" and "Task Force Ranger" which took place in 1993 in Somalia.

The Punisher
The Punisher

Action 18 January 2005

"The Punisher" is a typical shooter, created by a publishing consortium of THQ and Volition Inc. The game was dominated by elements of action and combat, while the feature layer was directly based on the famous series of comics of the same title.

Battlefield 1942
Battlefield 1942

Action 11 September 2002

Set in WWII realities, an multiplayer-focused FPS by Swedish studio DICE – though it includes a single player mode with bots as well. In Battlefield 1942 you take control of soldiers from one of the five countries fighting in the war. The character you control can assume one of five classes – Scout, Assault, Anti-Tank, Medic, and Engineer. The game offers 35 vehicles – starting with armored vehicles and tanks, through fighters and bombers, ending with different kinds of warships.

Singularity
Singularity

Action 25 June 2010

A science-fiction action game played from the first-person view and created by Raven Software - an experienced developer popular mainly for series such as Hexen, Heretic, Soldier of Fortune, or the latest installments in both the Quake and the Wolfenstein series. The player assumes the role of an American soldier sent on a mission to investigate a mysterious, post-Soviet island. It turns out that the place is constantly traveling in time as a result of mysterious forces affecting it.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine
X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Action 01 May 2009

X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a third party action game produced by Raven Software, based on the popular comic book series and a film directed by Gavin Hood. The player has the opportunity to get to know the dark past of the title superhero before he became a member of the X-Men team. The advantage of the game are spectacular combat sequences using elements of the environment and Wolverine's supernatural skills.

Get Even
Get Even

Action 23 June 2017

An FPS created by Polish developer The Farm 51, mainly known for the NecrovisioN franchise and the latest installment in the Painkiller series. The game tells a story of a man whose profession involves tying up loose ends for governments and influential persons. The protagonist’s situation complicates when one of his potential victims decides to fight back. The story is presented from the twin perspectives of the two rivaling characters.

Saints Row: The Third Remastered
Saints Row: The Third Remastered

Action 22 May 2020

A refreshed version of the humorous sandbox action game Saints Row: The Third, released in 2011. Compared to the original version, the Remastered version offers primarily an improved graphic design.

Streets of Rage 4
Streets of Rage 4

Action 30 April 2020

A continuation of Sega’s classic beat’em up series from the 90s. Streets of Rage 4 continues the genre’s traditions, with players facing waves of enemies on many stages.

Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition
Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition

Action 11 March 2016

An expanded edition of the warmly received platform game developed by Moon studio in 2015. The story of Ori and the Blind Forest focuses on the titular spirit of the forest who is trying to learn something about itself and the world that surrounds it. The game lacks any dialogues and the story is told by using the gameplay and mute cutscenes. As for the mechanics, the game belongs to the subgenre called metroidvania.

Thief: The Dark Project
Thief: The Dark Project

Action 02 December 1998

A first person action game with stealth features, set in a Medieval world, developed by the experienced Looking Glass Technologies studio, known from such games as System Shock and Flight Unlimited. In Thief: The Dark Project we take the role of Garret, a young adept of the art of thievery, who leaves the ranks of a secret brotherhood to start working on his own.