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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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Grand Theft Auto VI
Grand Theft Auto VI

Action TBA

Another entry in one of the most popular series of video games in history. The title enables the players to travel through a vast, open world filled with adventures and side activities.

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.

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.

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.

The Last of Us: Part I
The Last of Us: Part I

Action 02 September 2022

An action adventure game in a post-apocalyptic survival horror setting, created by the Naughty Dog developer studio (known mainly from the Uncharted series) and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The story of Last of Us takes place in the nearby future – 20 years after a mysterious plague decimated the humanity and led to the fall of civilization. Two people – smuggler Joel (controlled by player) and a teenage orphan, Ellie, try to survive in a world filled with dangers.

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.

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.

Cult of the Lamb
Cult of the Lamb

Action 11 August 2022

A roguelike developed by Massive Monster, in which we play as a possessed lamb, saved from a miserable fate by a mysterious stranger. To repay his debt, the hero of Cult of the Lamb must build and maintain a sect that is strong and loyal to him.

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.

Forspoken
Forspoken

Action 24 January 2023

Forspoken (originally known as Project Athia) is a TPP action adventure game, in which players find themselves in a fantastic world. The game was developed by Japanese studio Luminous Productions (made up of people responsible for Final Fantasy XV) and released by Square Enix.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

Action 28 October 2022

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is a first-person shooter from the studio Infinity Ward. The game is a sequel to 2019's CoD: Modern Warfare and, like the first part, offers a story campaign, a co-op mode, and online PvP skirmishes against other players.

Gotham Knights
Gotham Knights

Action 25 October 2022

Gotham Knights is an action RPG developing ideas from the Batman: Arkham series. There are four characters with unique abilities to choose from, who explore an open city, complete tasks and develop their statistics.

Saints Row
Saints Row

Action 23 August 2022

The fifth installment of the famous Saints Row action game series. The production offers an intensive action and a powerful dose of humour. Volition Inc. is responsible for its development. The publisher is Deep Silver.

Returnal
Returnal

Action 30 April 2021

Returnal is an action game from the Housemarque studio, in which we play the role of an astronaut who survives the multiple shipwreck on an unknown planet. The player's task is to discover the secrets of this world and break out of the time loop.

Skull and Bones
Skull and Bones

Action 08 November 2022

A pirate tactical action game developed by a Shanghai-based studio working under Ubisoft. Skull & Bones takes place during the golden age of piracy on the waters of the Indian Ocean. The player assumes the role of a corsair who commands his ship while gradually building up his reputation and amassing more loot.

Throne and Liberty
Throne and Liberty

Action December 2022

MMORPG with action segments originating from the Lineage Eternal project announced in 2011. Throne and Liberty sets out to revamp the MMO formula by replacing repetitive activities with varied content and an interesting storyline.

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

Action 26 October 2021

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy is an action adventure game by Eidos Montreal studio telling the story of the Guardians of the Galaxy. We play as Peter "Star Lord" Quill and together with Rocket, Groot, Gamora and Drax we go on another crazy mission.

ARC Raiders
ARC Raiders

Action December 2022

ARC Raiders is a free-to-play TPP shooter, focusing strongly on players' cooperation in the fight against murderous robots. The game was developed by Embark studio, including many veterans from EA DICE.

Dead Island 2
Dead Island 2

Action TBA

A second major installment in the sandbox action game series created by the Polish studio Techland. This time, the development has been entrusted to Yager Development, an independent developer team mainly known from the shooter Spec Ops: The Line. As far as the plot goes, the game follows the events shown in previous chapter. The plague that transformed people into living dead has gone out of control, and began spreading throughout California.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Action 11 June 2021

An action game set in the Star Wars universe. In Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order the action is set between episodes III and IV of the movie saga. Players assume the role of a Jedi Knight who is being ruthlessly hunted by the forces of the Empire.

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.

Marvel's Spider-Man 2
Marvel's Spider-Man 2

Action 2023

The second installment of Insomniac Games' hit series about Spider-Man's adventures. The game was developed for PlayStation 5. During the adventure players take on the role of both Peter Parker and Miles Morales.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl

Action canceled

Produced by the Ukrainian studio GSC Game World continuation of the action game S.T.A.L.K.K.E.R.: The Shadow of Chernobyl once again takes players to the post-nuclear world inspired by the novel by the brothers Arkadija and Boris Strugatsky "Picnic on the edge of the road".

Fortnite
Fortnite

Action 12 November 2020

Fortnite: Battle Royale is a free-to-play multiplayer action game developed by Epic Games. The game is based on the battle royale formula and is similar to e.g. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. A hundred players are transported onto an island with almost nothing in their inventory. The player is tasked with finding or looting weapons, traps, and other pieces of gear.