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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. more

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (PS1)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (PS1)

Action 16 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.

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Driver 2: Back on the Streets (PS1)
Driver 2: Back on the Streets (PS1)

Action 13 November 2000

Continuation of the 1999 hit. This is an action game set in the open world of cars, in which the player takes on the role of a policeman acting under the cover. The missions focus mainly on impressive chases or the shortest possible route from A to B. A novelty in relation to the first part of the cycle is to allow the main hero to leave the vehicle he controls.

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Parasite Eve (PS1)
Parasite Eve (PS1)

Action 29 March 1998

The first production by Squaresoft studio, which was addressed to adult audiences. Parasite Eve combines elements of horror with mechanics known from action games and RPGs in an innovative way.

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Medal of Honor (1999) (PS1)
Medal of Honor (1999) (PS1)

Action 31 October 1999

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Metal Gear Solid (PS1)
Metal Gear Solid (PS1)

Action 03 September 1998

A tactical action game with stealth features, developed by Konami, as well as continuation of the Metal Gear series, which began over a decade earlier on 8-bit MXS computers. The story takes place in the not-so-far future and tells about an attack of a dangerous terrorist organization on a secret military base in Alaska.

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Star Wars: Dark Forces (PS1)
Star Wars: Dark Forces (PS1)

Action 30 November 1996

The first FPS game from the LucasArts stable, set in the world of Star Wars. The player plays the role of a former soldier of the Empire, now a mercenary, whose task will be to stop Darth Vader and his elite army: Dark Troopers.

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Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain (PS1)
Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain (PS1)

Action 01 November 1996

Opening the series Legacy of Cain adventure game in which the camera presents events from the bird's eye view. The main character is an aristocrat turned into a vampire, who is looking for a way to regain his humanity.

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Re-Loaded (PS1)
Re-Loaded (PS1)

Action 01 December 1996

A brutal top-down shooter, a continuation of the Loaded game released on PlayStation and Sega Saturn. In the game we play the role of bloodthirsty antiheroes, who are sent to defeat the crazy C.H.E.B.A. - a villain whose brain was transplanted into the body of a hermit-artist. The gameplay boils down to wandering through completely twisted worlds and brutal elimination of hostile enemies using a large arsenal of deadly weapons.

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Heart of Darkness (PS1)
Heart of Darkness (PS1)

Action 04 July 1998

A climatic platform game featuring logical puzzles, developed by the French Amazing Studio led by Eric Chahi - the creator of Another World. In Heart of Darkness, we play as a boy named Andy, whose dog Whisky is kidnapped by Forces of Darkness during an eclipse. Despite the dangers, the protagonist sets out to rescue his pet, equipped with self-made plasma weapon and vehicle.

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (PS1)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (PS1)

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.

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Doom (1993) (PS1)
Doom (1993) (PS1)

Action 16 November 1995

A first-person shooter set in a science fiction realm, created by id Software studio, previously known mainly for the arcade series Commander Keen and the groundbreaking Wolfenstein 3D. Action of Doom takes place in the near future, and players play the part of a cosmic Marine who, for insubordination, is sent to UAC corporation's secret research facility on Mars.

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Dino Crisis (PS1)
Dino Crisis (PS1)

Action 01 July 1999

"Dino Crisis" is the second after "Resident Evil" series of survival-horrors performed by Japanese Capcomu. The main difference between the series is the fact that in this position, instead of zombies and other masks, the player has to deal with the title dinosaurs.

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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (PS1)
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (PS1)

Action 20 March 1997

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is an extended game from the famous series about vampire hunters. Two-dimensional platformer belongs also to the species of metroidvanii.

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Quake II (PS1)
Quake II (PS1)

Action 05 October 1999

The sequel to the groundbreaking first-person shooter by id Software that, just like its predecessor released the year before, set new visual standards thanks to the enhanced idTech 2 engine. The action of Quake II takes place in the distant future where humanity established contact with a biomechanical race of the technologically advanced Stroggs. When it turned out that the alien secretly plan to conquer Earth, a special space marine unit was sent into action.

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Alien Trilogy (PS1)
Alien Trilogy (PS1)

Action 29 February 1996

The first person shooter is a summary of the adventures of brave Ellen Ripley from the first three parts of the film series. Alien Trilogy was created by Probe Entertainment studio. The game was launched in 1996.

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MediEvil 2 (PS1)
MediEvil 2 (PS1)

Action 19 April 2000

Continuation of the action adventure game released in 1998. Again, we play Sir Daniel Fortesque, a dead knight who was brought back to life to defeat the evil sorcerer.

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Spec Ops: Stealth Patrol (PS1)
Spec Ops: Stealth Patrol (PS1)

Action 05 June 2000

A tactical action game in which we lead a two-person branch of American rankings, performing various missions in different parts of the world. One of the distinguishing elements of production is the cooperation mode for two players on a split screen.

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Tenchu 2: Birth of the Stealth Assassins (PS1)
Tenchu 2: Birth of the Stealth Assassins (PS1)

Action 07 August 2000

Continuation of a sneaky ninja about warriors from 1998. Tenchu 2: Birth of the Stealth Assassins takes place before the events presented in the first part of the cycle and focuses on the fate of three young ninjutsu art adepts who stand on opposite sides of the barricade during the devastating civil war. In addition to an extensive feature campaign, the production also offers a mission editor.

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Future Cop L.A.P.D (PS1)
Future Cop L.A.P.D (PS1)

Action 31 August 1998

A dynamic TPP action game in a science-fiction setting, in which we face criminals as a police pilot of a modern combat vehicle.

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Apocalypse (PS1)
Apocalypse (PS1)

Action 31 October 1998

An action game in which the main character is given a voice and image by the actor Bruce Willis. The production story takes place in a distant future, on a cosmic colony, where the evil pastor created a cult condemning science and preaching an imminent apocalypse; in fact, he himself intends to bring the world to an end. This can only be prevented by his former co-worker, in whom the player plays.

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007 The World is Not Enough (PS1)
007 The World is Not Enough (PS1)

Action 08 November 2000

Based on "The World is Not Enough" he plays with agent 007 in the lead role. This time James Bond faces a pair of demonic lovers - the heir to the oil empire Elektra King and terrorist Viktor Zokas.

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Tenchu: Stealth Assassins (PS1)
Tenchu: Stealth Assassins (PS1)

Action 31 August 1998

Skradanka set in feudal Japan with a touch of fantasy. The production offers ten different missions in which the player takes on the role of a warrior or ninja warrior and, by means of various equipment such as rope launchers or shurikens, tries to silently infiltrate locations and eliminate selected targets. Before each task it is possible to choose the equipment that will be taken on the mission, but failure makes the equipment forfeited and should be retrieved from scratch.

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Crusaders of Might and Magic (PS1)
Crusaders of Might and Magic (PS1)

Action 29 February 2000

Crusaders of Might and Magic, developed by 3DO Company, is an action RPG spin-off of the popular Might and Magic series. We play as a young warrior named Drake who seeks revenge for the slaughter that took place in his home village in the past. After years spent on training and exercising, he decides to face the force that ravages the country - Legion of the Fallen, led by the demonic Necros who sold his soul for magical powers.

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Shadow Man (PS1)
Shadow Man (PS1)

Action 30 September 1999

Acclaim's third person perspective action game. The main character is voodoo warrior Michael LeRoi, who tries to prevent the apocalypse of the living world.

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Akuji the Heartless (PS1)
Akuji the Heartless (PS1)

Action 31 December 1998

Three-dimensional action game with a view of TPP, in which console owners play the role of a murdered warrior and voodoo priest, trying to escape from hell and save his loved ones.

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Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft (PS1)
Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft (PS1)

Action 20 November 1998

The third installment in a popular series of action-adventure games developed by Core Design and following the story of the fearless Lara Croft - an archeologist searching for legendary artifacts all around the world. In Tomb Raider III, the protagonist tries to find four mysterious artifacts carved from an ancient meteorite.

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