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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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ARK II
ARK II

Action 2021

ARK 2 is the second installment of an open world survival game with RPG elements, combining the science fiction with dinosaurs, base building and crafting.

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Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker
Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker

Action 31 August 2018

A third-person perspective action game focused on online fights created by Soleil, a Japanese studio directed by Katsunori Ehara. The game takes place in the universe known from the manga series Naruto and its animated adaptation. The players control ninja warriors, that have superhuman abilities, and participate in battles of small teams.

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Empyrion: Galactic Survival
Empyrion: Galactic Survival

Action 05 August 2020

A science-fiction sandbox game that takes place in a procedurally generated universe. The story is set in the 24th century, when Earth struggles with overpopulation, climate change, and natural resource depletion. Having found a wreckage of an alien ship, powered by an unknown energy source and containing a map of a distant galaxy, humanity dispatches a powerful space expedition.

PC

Deep Rock Galactic
Deep Rock Galactic

Action 13 May 2020

Deep Rock Galactic is a unique first-person shooter developed by the Danish studio Ghost Ship Games. We play as dwarven astronauts who work on mining the resources in caverns that even the bravest of the bravest would not even think of entering. A team made of four characters (there are four classes available: Driller, Navigator, Engineer, and Gunner) explores the procedurally generated maps in search of minerals and resources.

PCXONE

Pine
Pine

Action 10 October 2019

Pine is an open world action adventure game developed for PCs. While playing, we try to survive on a mysterious island, full of predators and intelligent races, whose behavior is controlled by advanced modules of artificial intelligence, capable of causing major changes in the whole ecosystem.

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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.

PC

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.

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Gears of War 4
Gears of War 4

Action 11 October 2016

The fourth major installment in the cult futuristic third-person shooter series and the debut of this Xbox-exclusive franchise on an 8th-generation platform. It was developed by The Coalition (previously known as Black Tusk), studio established by a long-time producer of the series, Rod Fergusson. Story-wise, Gears of War 4 is not a direct sequel to the original trilogy; instead, we assume control over a completely new pair of protagonists.

PCXONE

Ori and the Blind Forest
Ori and the Blind Forest

Action 11 March 2015

A two-dimensional platformer with RPG elements, produced by Moon Studios, an independent developer. It belongs to a subgenre called metroidvania. We assume the role of a young and inexperienced forest spirit who will try to learn more about himself and the world around him during his long journey. In the game we explore vast areas full of hidden passages and shortcuts while solving puzzles and facing challenges testing our agility.

PCXONE

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Action 11 November 2014

Another installment in the popular arcade game series from the LEGO brand. It is also the third game depicting the adventures of the legendary hero from the DC universe. It was developed by Traveller’s Tales, known for many other productions in the LEGO series. The story focuses on the struggle between the Justice League, led by Batman and other comic superheroes — and a villain called Brainiac who wants to shrink our planet and include into his disgraceful collection.

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Total Overdose: A Gunslinger's Tale in Mexico
Total Overdose: A Gunslinger's Tale in Mexico

Action 16 September 2005

Total Overdose is an expanded action/TPP game, referring to the atmosphere and performance of the Grand Theft Auto series (the main character is a heartwood with a dark past) and the first part of the film hit "Desperado". (a plot centred around the Latin American community).

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Hatred
Hatred

Action 01 June 2015

A controversial isometric shooter and the debut project from the Polish studio Destructive Creations. In terms of storyline and mechanics, the production is reminiscent of the game Postal from 1997. The player assumes the role of a nameless anti-hero, who is filled with deep hatred for the whole world. In order to let out his frustrations, he ventures out in the streets of New York to kill anyone unlucky enough to cross his path.

PC

Sunset Overdrive
Sunset Overdrive

Action 28 October 2014

Sunset Overdrive is a humorous third-person perspective shooter created by Insomniac Games studio. The player takes on the role of a cleaner who fights hordes of mutants that captured the eponymous post-apocalyptic city of Sunset.

PCXONE

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.

PCX360

Persona 5 Strikers
Persona 5 Strikers

Action 23 February 2021

A spin-off of action RPG Persona 5. The production, with an original story, was prepared by Omega Force, which is known for its countless Dynasty Warriors titles and other related titles.

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Dead Rising 3
Dead Rising 3

Action 22 November 2013

The third installment in a series of original action games focusing on spectacular encounters with hordes of murderous zombies. The game was created by the fathers of the franchise - Capcom, though the player assumes the role of a completely new character here - Nick Ramos. As usual, Dead Rising 3 is set in an open environment, in which the protagonist completes a series of different tasks, eliminating entire crowds of zombies along the way.

PCXONE

Mount & Blade: Warband - Napoleonic Wars
Mount & Blade: Warband - Napoleonic Wars

Action 19 April 2012

The first DLC expansion to the bestselling action RPG, Mount & Blade: Warband, from TaleWorlds. It is an improved version (supervised by the game's developers themselves) of a popular fan made modification Mount & Musket: Battalion, taking the players to the eventful time of Napoleonic wars. The title doesn’t feature a standard single player campaign, focusing only on multiplayer skirmishes, which have been greatly modified, when compared to the basic version of the game.

PC

Call of Juarez: Gunslinger
Call of Juarez: Gunslinger

Action 22 May 2013

A first-person shooter set in the Wild West. Developed by the Polish developer, Techland, it is the fourth entry in the Call of Juarez series. We play as a bounty hunter, Silas Greaves, who recalls his adventures in the Wild West. The game’s campaign is divided into missions, during which the player has to bring down many legendary outlaws and gunmen (Billy Kid, Pat Garret, Jesse James, and others). Unlike previous games, Call of Juarez: Gunslinger introduces a more arcade style of gameplay.

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Dead by Daylight
Dead by Daylight

Action 14 June 2016

An asymmetric multiplayer action game, based on a classic horror movie storyline: a group of young people being harassed by a murderous psychopath. It was created by Behaviour Interactive, known for such titles as Warhammer 40K: Eternal Crusade or Naughty Bear: Panic in Paradise. In Dead by Daylight, four players take on the roles of ordinary people trying to survive the encounter with a murderer, who's being controlled by the fifth player.

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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.

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Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy

Action 16 September 2003

This installment of the Jedi Knight video game series has been developed by Raven Software. The action of the game takes place 6 years after the events shown in the previous Jedi Knight game. The player gets the opportunity to become a student at the Jedi Academy led by Luke Skywalker and Kyle Katarn on Yavin IV. What is interesting, upon starting the game the player has to create his or her own character by choosing the race, sex, clothing and physical appearance.

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Postal 4: No Regerts
Postal 4: No Regerts

Action 2021 (early access since 14 October 2019)

The fourth installment of the controversial action game series from Running With Scissors. Postal 4: No Regerts returns to solutions and technology from Postal 2 (with FPP view at the forefront). The players again take on the role of a psychopathic "Dude" and demolish another American town.

PC

The Order: 1886
The Order: 1886

Action 20 February 2015

A third-person perspective (TPP) action game in a steampunk setting, developed by Ready At Dawn studios. The main campaign storyline of The Order: 1886 takes the player to an alternate version of the Victorian era, in which a war is raging against a species of mutated humans. The player assumes the role of Sir Galahad, a knight of the Order that has fought the beasts for centuries. The action takes place mostly in London, where many authentic places and pieces of architecture can be found.

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Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition
Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition

Action 23 June 2015

An enhanced version of the fourth installment of the popular slasher game series by Capcom, previously released in 2008 for PC and consoles. The game introduces a new protagonist called Nero, a member of the Holy Knights. Having witnessed his fellow Knights being slaughtered by Dante, known from the previous installments, and vows to take revenge on the murderer and learn why he became an enemy of the Order.

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