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GBA Action Video Games

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. more

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Max Payne
Max Payne

Action 18 December 2003

Max Payne is a third-person perspective action game developed by the Finnish studio Remedy Entertainment. The protagonist is an undercover DEA agent whose task is to locate the source of Valkyr - a deadly new drug. Personally, Max is also seeking revenge against the murderers of his family. He falls victim to a conspiracy and gets accused of killing his supervisor. The creators were inspired by the crime stories from the 1940s and 1950s, Pulp novels, and the movie, The Matrix.

Doom II
Doom II

Action 22 October 2002

Classic FPS, this time on Game Boy Advance. In the distant future, the Earth is attacked by hell-born monsters whose habitat was discovered on Mars. As a surviving marines with an impressive arsenal, we face hordes of hellish beasts on more than 32 levels. In addition, we get a sensational multiplayer mode.

Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow
Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow

Action 06 May 2003

Another entry in a classic platform series from Konami and a third part of the trilogy developed with Game Boy Advance console users in mind. The main hero of Castelvania: Aria of Sorrow is Soma Cruz, who loses consciousness during the first eclipse of the 21st century and wakes up in a mysterious Medieval castle. It turns out that the eclipse had a lot to do with dark forces, and the solitary protagonist has to find a way out of the fortress, while dealing with legions of various enemies.

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.

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.

Tomb Raider: The Prophecy
Tomb Raider: The Prophecy

Action 12 November 2002

The next installment of Lara Croft's adventures. This time the archaeologist tries to bring about the fulfillment of a prophecy. In order to do so, almost 30 levels have to be overcome. The action is shown in isometric projection.

Jazz Jackrabbit
Jazz Jackrabbit

Action 03 January 2003

Jazz Jackrabbit is the first installment of the classic arcade platforming series, which is the responsibility of Epic Games studio. The title character, a brave rabbit, sets out to rescue the beautiful princess Ewa D³ugouszka, kidnapped by the wicked king of turtles, Devan Skorupa. The creators have prepared 90 levels, where you have to demonstrate considerable dexterity and cunning.

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.

Tomb Raider: Legend
Tomb Raider: Legend

Action 10 November 2006

The seventh major installment of the Tomb Raider series. As the previous parts of the game were not received very well, a new studio – Crystal Dynamics, with Toby Gard, the creator of the original series, in its ranks – was entrusted with the game. Setting-wise, the title goes back to its roots, which means exploring ancient tombs and catacombs. During the gameplay you will visit a number of exotic locations, including Himalayas, Bolivia, Peru, Japan, Ghana, Malaysia, England, and Kazakhstan.

Catwoman
Catwoman

Action 20 July 2004

Three-dimensional action game prepared by the in-house development studio of Electronic Arts. The story presented by him directly refers to the feature film hit of the same title from 2004.

Medal of Honor: Underground
Medal of Honor: Underground

Action 02 December 2002

Medal of Honor: Underground is a sequel to the World War II-based FPP shooter from DreamWorks Interactive, released in 1999 exclusively on PlayStation. The story of Medal of Honor: Underground is a prequel to the events described in its predecessor, and you play as a woman named Manon Batiste, a member of the French Resistance recruited by the US Bureau of Strategic Services.

Spider-Man 3: The Game
Spider-Man 3: The Game

Action 04 May 2007

An action adventure game based on the third Spider-Man movie directed by Sam Raimi. The action is set in the city of New York, recreated with great attention to details. We assume the role of the eponymous superhero, who has to undertake a myriad of various quests. However, the story does not impose any specific path on us, letting us decide the mission order on our own.

The Hobbit
The Hobbit

Action 07 November 2003

The Hobbit is an action adventure game based on the famous novel by J. R. R. R. Tolkien, created by the development team of Amaze Entertainment studio. The player plays the hobbit Bilbo Baggins and together with Gandalf and a team of dwarves sets off on a dangerous journey. The gameplay combines elements characteristic of action, adventure, cRPG, arcade, logic and even "sneaking" games.

Wolfenstein 3D
Wolfenstein 3D

Action 31 March 2002

A 1992 cult shooter game, often called the “forefather” of 3D FPS games. Wolfenstein 3D was developed by the famous studio id Software, also known from such titles as Doom or Quake. You play as William “B.J.” Blazkowicz, an Allied special forces spy, who undertakes dangerous missions on enemy territory. Blazkowicz is sent to Nazi Germany to infiltrate Castle Hollehammer, a secret base where research on creating a super-soldier is conducted.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Action 15 November 2001

The first adventure game based on the best-selling novel written by J.K. Rowling about a young wizard – Harry Potter. The main protagonist is trying to develop his magical potential in Hogwarts, School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Grand Theft Auto Advance
Grand Theft Auto Advance

Action 19 October 2004

Pocket version of one of the most popular and controversial games of all time. Grand Theft Auto Advance takes fans of the gangster lifestyle to the city known from the third part of the cycle, i.e. Liberty City.

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Action 04 May 2005

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is a dynamic action game with a third person view (TPP), based on cinema superproduction. The player directs the actions of the main characters in the film, fighting spectacular battles on light swords, participating in battles and fulfilling various tasks. Developers from The Collective studio took care of attractive audio-visual setting and the possibility of playing with a live opponent.

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell

Action 05 June 2003

A third-person stealth action game by Ubisoft Montreal, inspired by the works of the famous Tom Clancy and the NetForce novel series. We assume the role of Sam Fisher, a federal agent and an operative of a secret unit within NSA (National Security Agency). The protagonist's task is to perform missions given to him by the agency, usually involving elimination of incredibly dangerous enemies, destroying documents, or infiltrating secret installations.

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.

Shrek 2: Beg For Mercy
Shrek 2: Beg For Mercy

Action 27 October 2004

"Shrek 2: Beg For Mercy" belongs to the genre of classic, often encountered on the GameBoy Advance console platform games, in which we will find many elements known from racial action games. Shrek 2: Beg For Mercy" is the responsibility of a very experienced Vicarous Visions company.

James Bond 007: Nightfire
James Bond 007: Nightfire

Action 17 March 2003

Action/adventure game with the main focus on action, in which players become the best and most dangerous agent in the world. Our task is to stop the cruel criminal Rafael Drake and his criminal organisation from taking control of the whole Earth.

Castlevania: Circle of the Moon
Castlevania: Circle of the Moon

Action 10 June 2001

The first installment of the cult series, which was created exclusively for GameBoy Advance console owners. We take on the role of a fearless monster killer as we travel through the levels of a huge castle.

James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing
James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing

Action 17 November 2003

James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing is an EA Redwood Shores studio-produced dynamic third person perspective action game (TPP). The title character, the famous MI-5 agent, tries to reclaim the stolen technology, which found its way into the hands of dangerous subversionists from Eastern Europe. The game combines elements of shooting and spectacular chases with the use of various vehicles.

Shaman King: Master of Spirits
Shaman King: Master of Spirits

Action 09 November 2004

The world premiere of the popular TV animated series Shaman King took place in 1998 in Japan. She was quite quickly successful also in the number of comics and playing cards sold. Shaman King: Master of Spirits is one of two games that extend the adventures of the heroes of the series.