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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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Assassin's Creed: Valhalla
Assassin's Creed: Valhalla

Action 12 November 2020

The 12th main installment of the Assassin's Creed series - TPP sandboxes, from 2018 representing the RPG action genre. In Ubisoft's game we travel around the open world (which makes the complex parkour system more attractive), we perform various tasks and eliminate hosts of opponents. We gain experience points for our activities and advance to the next levels, thanks to which the combat potential of our character increases with time.

Helldivers 2
Helldivers 2

Action 08 February 2024

A co-op TPP shooter and the second installment in a series originating from 2015. Helldivers 2 has us play as the titular soldiers, defending their planet - Super Earth - from extraterrestials.

Control
Control

Action 02 February 2021

Control is a science-fiction third-person shooter, in which the players have to face the invasion from out of this world using a number of special abilities and a telekinetic pistol that apart from shooting bullets allows the players to throw objects and opponents.

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Action 28 April 2023

The second game in the Star Wars Jedi series from the Respawn Entertainment studio, published by Electronic Arts. The project - as in the case of Fallen Order - was headed by Stig Asmussen.

Horizon: Forbidden West
Horizon: Forbidden West

Action 18 February 2022

Continuation of Horizon Zero Dawn, an action adventure action game with a TPP view from Guerrilla Games studio. Players return to the postapocalyptic world, dominated by mechanical creatures.

Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V

Action 15 March 2022

The fifth major installment in the massively popular action game series developed by Rockstar North in cooperation with Take Two Interactive. Grand Theft Auto V is set in a fictional city of Los Santos (based on Los Angeles). The story revolves around adventures of three characters: Michael De Santa, Trevor Philips, and Franklin Clinton, men infamous for brushing up against the law.

Pacific Drive
Pacific Drive

Action 22 February 2024

Pacific Drive is a first-person survival game in which we explore the transformed terrains of the northwestern coast of the USA with our car. Our expeditions are hindered by anomalies, monsters and forces of nature, and the game is enriched by a system of car upgrades.

Far Cry 6
Far Cry 6

Action 07 October 2021

The sixth main part of the popular FPS series, supervised by Ubisoft. In Far Cry 6 we go to the tropical Yara, and our main task is to get the bloody dictator Anton Castillo out of power.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Action 23 July 2021

Another entry in the bestselling series of action-adventure games. It is also the third entry in the saga about the beginnings of Lara Croft’s career that started in 2013. In Shadow of the Tomb Raider the female protagonist journeys to Latin America, where she discovers mysteries hidden within ruins and solves the mystery related to the Order of Trinity and the research conducted by her father.

Alan Wake 2
Alan Wake 2

Action 27 October 2023

Alan Wake 2 is a survival horror and a direct sequel to 2010's Alan Wake. The game is once again set in the town of Bright Falls, where the titular character alongside the FBI agent Saga Anderson face mysterious dark forces.

God of War: Ragnarok
God of War: Ragnarok

Action 09 November 2022

The sixth main part of a series of TPP action adventure games, published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. In God of War: Ragnarok we once again play the role of Kratos, who together with his son Atreus takes part in the conflict of Nordic gods and giants.

Gigantic: Rampage Edition
Gigantic: Rampage Edition

Action 09 April 2024

A new version of the Gigantic game, combining elements of action TPP and MOBA titles and focusing on online play. Gigantic: Rampage Edition introduces a bunch of new features, including new characters and arenas, as well a brand new mode allowing for faster gameplay.

Metro Exodus: Enhanced Edition
Metro Exodus: Enhanced Edition

Action 18 June 2021

Metro Exodus is the third installment of the popular FPS series based on the books by Dmitry Glukhovsky and developed by 4A Games. Once again we play as Artyom who ventures through what remains of Russia after a nuclear war that took place twenty years before the action of the game. Metro Exodus is kind of an evolution of what we saw in the series' previous installments.

Alone in the Dark
Alone in the Dark

Action 20 March 2024

Reboot of the cult horror series, launched in 1992. In Alone in the Dark we find ourselves in the Derceto mansion, which we traverse in the skin of Emily Hartwood and Edward Carnby. The protagonists investigate the mysteries of the place and confront the monsters that have overrun it.

No Man's Sky
No Man's Sky

Action 12 November 2020

A science-fiction, sandbox action game with a focus on multiplayer mode. It was created by Hello Games, company known for the colorful arcade production Joe Danger. The game is set in the distant future in the yet uncharted parts of the cosmos, and the gameplay is presented in two forms. We explore the successive corners of the universe piloting a spacecraft, like we do in typical space-sim productions. Upon landing on a newly discovered planet, the game switches to first-person view.

System Shock
System Shock

Action 21 May 2024

A remake of the 1994's System Shock. The original game was developed by Looking Glass Studios and is considered a classic of the genre, combining shooter mechanics with RPG elements in a cyberpunk setting. This new edition was created by Night Dive Studios, known for the 2015's enhanced edition of the same game. System Shock Remake recreates the original story, taking the player to the Citadel space station.

V Rising
V Rising

Action 2024

A multiplayer survival game by Stunlock Studios (the creators of Battlerite). V Rising has us playing as vampires, traversing a dark land, regaining their strength and creating an empire.

Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon
Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon

Action 25 August 2023

Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon is a third-person mecha shooter. The game revolves around fast-paced melee and ranged combat, as well as modifying and constructing new machines.

Sniper Elite 5
Sniper Elite 5

Action 26 May 2022

Sniper Elite 5 is the next installment in the series of sniper action games by Rebellion studio. This time we go with the mission to France occupied by German forces in 1944. Game improves gameplay mechanics and introduces new concepts to multiplayer modes.

Dead Cells
Dead Cells

Action 29 June 2023

An action game with roguelike and metroidvania elements by indie French studio Motion Twin. During the game, you explore a grim castle, whose elements (such as chambers, cloisters, and sewers) are procedurally generated. Given the permadeath system, it means that each new gameplay is a fresh experience, during which you can discover new parts of the fortress. An important aspect of Dead Cells is combat, which is very difficult.

Dying Light 2
Dying Light 2

Action 04 February 2022

A sequel to the popular open-world game created by the Polish developer, Techland. The players get to explore a ruined city infested by zombies.

Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Action 12 November 2020

A graphically improved extension to the 2018 Spider-Man action game created by Insomniac Games. In Spider-Man: Miles Morales, players take on the role of the main hero, who takes over Peter Parker's legacy as the Spider-Man.

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Action 11 June 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a TPP action adventure game and the next installment in a bestselling series originating from 2002. Like its predecessors, it was developed by Insomniac Games.

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora
Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora

Action 07 December 2023

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora is an action adventure game set in the cinematic universe of Avatar. It was developed by Ubisoft Massive, also responsible for games such as Tom Clancy's The Division.