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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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Sniper Elite V2 Remastered
Sniper Elite V2 Remastered

Action 14 May 2019

A remastered version of the 2012 shooter in which we found ourselves in Berlin at the end of World War II. In the course of the game we play the role of the American sniper Karl Fairburne, whose task is to stop the Soviet troops from placing their hands on V2 rockets. Sniper Elite V2 Remastered has a single player fictional campaign, as well as a cooperative module and competitive multiplayer mode.

Evil West
Evil West

Action 2021

Evil West is an action game developed by Polish studio Flying Wild Hog. The story is set in an alternative version of the Wild West, in which the world was taken over by vampires. The protagonist of the game is a cowboy belonging to an organisation fighting monsters.

Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening - Special Edition
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening - Special Edition

Action 01 March 2005

The third installment in the third-person perspective action hack-and-slash series. The story of Devil May Cry 3: Dante’s Awakening takes place before the events shown in the first installment of the series. It reveals more details about Dante’s past and motivations. The gameplay mechanics return to the roots of the series while adding an innovative feature – the possibility to choose a combat style, slightly altering Dante's abilities.

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory

Action 25 March 2005

The third installment in the popular third-person stealth action game series starring special agent Sam Fisher. The game is set in the near future, where a conflict between North Korea and Japan escalates, unintentionally fanned by the United States. This is when our unfailing protagonist steps into action. His task is to reconcile the interests of all countries involved in the conflict.

Gears of War 3
Gears of War 3

Action 20 September 2011

The third installment in the futuristic series of shooters developed by Epic Games. The series is the pride of the Xbox 360 console. After the city of Jacinto, the last stand of humanity, is destroyed, COG coalition persists in its fight against the superior forces of the Locust. Marcus Fenix and his companions set out on a journey to find the protagonist's father, who has knowledge of what might be humanity’s last hope to defeat the enemy.

Breakaway
Breakaway

Action canceled

Developed by Amazon Game Studios, Breakaway is an original game set in a mythological world that combines elements of sports and brawler games. Gameplay revolves around matches in which two teams, comprising four players each, try to be the first to gain control of an artifact hidden somewhere on the map. The matches take place on diverse arenas, such as El Dorado, Atlantis, and the Styx River.

Halo 5: Guardians
Halo 5: Guardians

Action 27 October 2015

The fifth major installment in a bestselling science fiction FPS game franchise, whose consecutive editions were exclusively released for different generations of Microsoft consoles. This is the first iteration dedicated to Xbox One, developed by 343 Industries - the studio responsible for the previous installment as well as a low-budget production Halo: Spartan Assault. In terms of the plot, this new title is a sequel to the previous game, and follows the events of Halo 4.

Paladins: Champions of the Realm
Paladins: Champions of the Realm

Action 08 May 2018

A multiplayer-oriented first person action game developed by Hi-Rez. The action takes place in a slightly unusual fantasy world featuring advanced technology, including firearms and vehicles. Ironically, all of the technological advancements present here are powered by magic. The gameplay focuses on online battles between small groups of players controlling characters belonging to different available classes, each having distinctive weapons and four unique skills.

The Suffering
The Suffering

Action 09 March 2004

The Suffering is a three-dimensional action game that combines the features of a brutal product called Manhunt and virtual horror movies like the Resident Evil and Silent Hill series. The main character, Torque, is awaiting execution at the Abbott prison (Carnate Island). However, in unexplained circumstances there is an invasion of a multitude of monsters from nightmarish dreams.

Knockout City
Knockout City

Action May 2021

Knockout City is an online action game inspired by the classic dodgeball. The game offers dynamic multiplayer gameplay on a number of different maps. It was developed by Velan Studios.

Painkiller
Painkiller

Action 09 April 2004

A fast-paced first-person shooter developed by Polish studio People Can Fly. In Painkiller the player assumes the role of Daniel Garner, who upon dying has been assigned to stop the armies of hell led by Lucifer himself. The story told in the game is linear and the campaign is split into five chapters, each one consisting of several levels. The gameplay is based on fighting hordes of enemies – all sorts of creatures coming straight from hell as well as even more powerful bosses.

Metro Redux
Metro Redux

Action 26 August 2014

A special remastered edition of the two popular first-person shooters: Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light, developed primarily with 8th-generation consoles in mind. The story of the Metro series revolves around a youngster named Artem and presents a post-apocalyptic vision of the world in which the humanity fights for survival after a nuclear apocalypse. The action of Metro 2033 takes place in the tunnels of the Moscow subway that now shelters the survivors from dangerous mutants.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Action 25 May 2004

Harry Potter and Azkaban Prisoner is the fourth game based on J.K. Rowling's books about the adventures of Harry Potter's title student and his two friends, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger.

Generation Zero
Generation Zero

Action 26 March 2019

An FPP action game, set in an alternate Sweden in 1989, taken over by heavily armed machines. While Generation Zero features a single player mode, it was developed mostly for the co-op mode for up to 4 players.

Scorn
Scorn

Action 2021

A first-person science fiction horror action game heavily inspired by the works of H.R. Giger, the creator of the xenomorph from the Alien franchise. Scorn takes the players to an unreal world that balances on the verge of dream and reality. It consists of several open locations joined together, built almost exclusively from organic material; each one is characterized by different style and a unique set of logic puzzles.

Destiny
Destiny

Action 09 September 2014

A futuristic, first-person perspective action game developed by Bungie Software – the creators of the iconic Halo series. The title takes place in a distant future, in 28th century, when humanity is on the brink of destruction at the hands of an alien civilization. The players assume the roles of Guardians who, thanks to the unusual abilities drawing power from an alien ship hanging above the Earth, are the only humans capable of facing the destructive force from space.

Darksiders Warmastered Edition
Darksiders Warmastered Edition

Action 22 November 2016

A refreshed edition of Darksiders – an action-adventure game from 2010, prepared mainly with eight generation consoles in mind (PlayStation 4 and Xbox One). We assume the role of War, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. As a result of a conspiracy, he initiates the end of the world prematurely, for which he is punished by being stripped of most of his powers and exiled to Earth.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Action 30 June 2009

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is an action game based on a best-selling novel written by J.K. Rowling. The game revolves mostly around dueling other wizards. Moreover, the game features Quidditch matches again, and the potion brewing system has been expanded.

Quake 4
Quake 4

Action 18 October 2005

The fourth major installment in the cult FPS series developed by Raven Software under strict supervision of id Software. Contrary to its predecessor, Quake 4 features an extensive single player mode, the action of which takes place right after the events of Quake II. The defeat of the Strogg leader, Macron, did not seal the fate of the hostile alien race, for it managed to regroup and bring a new, even more dangerous leader to life.

Call of Juarez
Call of Juarez

Action 08 September 2006

Call of Juarez is an FPS by the Polish developer Techland. The game is set in the Old West, and quite unusually, there are two playable protagonists. The first is Billy, a young fellow who is falsely accused of murdering his father; the other one is Ray, a preacher, although his past is questionable and shady.

Strange Brigade
Strange Brigade

Action 28 August 2018

A TPP shooter game set in the alternative 1930s, developed by Rebellion. The game allows you to explore the mysterious nooks of the British Empire and discovers the secrets left by ancient civilizations. The task is made more difficult by the fact that such locations are guarded by fantastic beasts revived by Seteki, the Egyptian witch-queen. The gameplay of Strange Brigade focuses on bloody battles with varied mythological creatures.

Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time
Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time

Action 21 August 2020

Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time is an action adventure game with clearly defined platform elements. The title presents a completely new story in the universe of the animated series Samurai Jack (it is the culmination of the plot of that production).

The Simpsons: Hit & Run
The Simpsons: Hit & Run

Action 16 September 2003

A virtual version of the adventures of a crazy yellow family, known to people all over the world for over 14 years. Radical Entertainment is responsible for the development of the game, and the script was created by people responsible for the popular TV series.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Action 08 November 2005

Another virtual adaptation based on a book belonging to the series written by J.K. Rowling. The series revolves around the adventures of Harry Potter and his two friends: Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley.

Horizon: Zero Dawn - The Frozen Wilds
Horizon: Zero Dawn - The Frozen Wilds

Action 07 November 2017

Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds is the first DLC for Guerilla Games’ successful third-person action game Horizon Zero Dawn, where humanity is on the brink of extinction and fights for survival against mechanical beasts. This DLC takes us to a frigid area that lies beyond the mountain ridge in the far north of the game’s world and borders with the lands of the Banuk tribe. A new threat arises there and Aloy, the game's protagonist, must face it.

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

Action 25 February 2014

A sequel to the 2010’s Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, a hack ‘n’ slash game. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 and its prequel were both developed by Mercury Steam Entertainment in cooperation with Konami. The players learn the further fate of Gabriel Belmont. The protagonist fell victim to evil and transformed into a Lord of Shadow.