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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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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch)

Action 03 March 2017

Another installment in the popular action-adventure game series by Nintendo, and also the first game in the series for WiiU. In The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, you play once again as the main character of the franchise, Link, who gets involved in yet another exciting and dangerous adventure as he tries to learn what led to the downfall of the land of Hyrule. The gameplay is a combination of several genres: adventure, action RPG, and even survival.

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Apex Legends (Switch)
Apex Legends (Switch)

Action 09 March 2021

A free-to-play online FPP battle royale shooter, set in the futuristic universe of the Titanfall series. Respawn Entertainment studio developed the game, and the publisher is Electronic Arts.

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Hitman 3: Cloud Version (Switch)
Hitman 3: Cloud Version (Switch)

Action 20 January 2021

Hitman III is a stealth action game by IO Software. During the game, we direct a paid assassin and execute orders, in which elimination of targets can be done in many different ways.

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Shadow Man: Remastered (Switch)
Shadow Man: Remastered (Switch)

Action 2022

A remastered version of the TPP action game that was released in the late 1990s. Shadow Man: Remastered main hero is voodoo warrior Michael LeRoi, who is trying to prevent the apocalypse. Nightdive Studios is responsible for the remaster.

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Hades (Switch)
Hades (Switch)

Action 17 September 2020

Hades: Battle Out of Hell is another production of the talented Supergiant Games studio, which has given us titles such as Bastion, Transistor and Pyre. This time the creators prepared a spectacular, roguelike dungeon crawler, set in a world known from Greek mythology.

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ARK: Survival Evolved (Switch)
ARK: Survival Evolved (Switch)

Action 30 November 2018

A sandbox survival simulator set in an open world, which draws inspiration from productions such as DayZ. Unlike in the aforementioned title, this time we fight against powerful prehistoric creature instead of zombies. The game is the debut of an independent studio called Wildcard, founded by a former employee of Microsoft Game Studios. The player begins the game defenseless and naked on an unidentified island, and his or her task is to survive in this new, harsh environment.

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Immortals: Fenyx Rising (Switch)
Immortals: Fenyx Rising (Switch)

Action 03 December 2020

TPP action adventure game with an open world, developed by the creators of Assasin's Creed Oddyssey from Ubisoft studio. Gods & Monsters takes place in the realm of Greek mythology and refers to the myth of the wicked Typhon.

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Tormented Souls (Switch)
Tormented Souls (Switch)

Action 2021

TPP action adventure game, strongly inspired by such classic survival horror games as Resident Evil or Alone in the Dark. It was developed by Dual Effect, an indie studio from Chile.

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Knight Squad 2 (Switch)
Knight Squad 2 (Switch)

Action 14 April 2021

An arcade action game, designed for multiplayer gameplay. In Knight Squad 2 we take the role of knights, who fight for victory, acting alone or in teams. We can increase the pace of the game and the chaos during it by using different modifiers.

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LEGO City: Undercover (Switch)
LEGO City: Undercover (Switch)

Action 04 April 2017

Another installment in the popular series of third-person perspective action games that uses the license of the popular LEGO bricks franchise. This time, the title is available exclusively on Nintendo platforms. The game takes place in a modern metropolis and its main protagonist, Chase McCain, is an undercover cop. His task is to find, infiltrate, and stop criminal operations, which he does in-style, Hollywood style.

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Fortnite: Battle Royale (Switch)
Fortnite: Battle Royale (Switch)

Action 12 June 2018

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.

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Resident Evil VII: Biohazard (Switch)
Resident Evil VII: Biohazard (Switch)

Action 24 May 2018

Seventh major installment in the cult series of survival horrors created by Capcom and launched in year 1996 on the PlayStation console. Subsequent parts of this long-standing series concentrate on a battle the humanity wages against a deadly virus which transforms those it infects into bloodthirsty monsters. The players accompany several characters who appeared in various installments of Resident Evil over the years as well as in many side installments.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 (Switch)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 (Switch)

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Another part of the series of action adventure games. The title is a continuation of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - the last Link's adventure so far. Studio Nintendo is responsible for the production and release of the game.

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Rustler (Switch)
Rustler (Switch)

Action 2021

Action adventure game reminiscent of medieval GTA. We play the role of a criminal who tries to survive in feudal realities. Rustler has numerous references to pop culture. Polish studio Jutsu Games is responsible for the development of the game.

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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice (Switch)
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice (Switch)

Action 11 April 2019

A third-person action game set in a fantasy world inspired by Celtic mythology. Title was developed by the British studio Ninja Theory, known for Enslaved, Heavenly Sword, and DMC: Devil May Cry. In the game we traverse a dark, mythical world, full of references to popular stories, characters, and monsters born in the imagination of the Celts. Protagonist of the game is a female warrior named Senua, who embarks on a dangerous journey to the land of the dead.

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Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Switch)
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Switch)

Action 20 November 2020

Spin-off, and at the same time a prequel of one of the best-rated instalments of The Legend of Zelda series. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity allows us to learn about the tragic events which 100 years before the Breath of the Wild led to the fall of Hyrule.

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch)
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch)

Action July 2021

An action-adventure game featuring RPG elements, set in a fantasy world. It is the second installment (to be released for Wii) in the iconic Nintendo series, The Legend of Zelda. The player assumes the role of Link, who one day finds the eponymous item: a powerful, enchanted weapon with a spirit contained within.

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Destroy All Humans! (Switch)
Destroy All Humans! (Switch)

Action June 2021

A complete remake of the first installment of Destroy All Humans!, a series of humorous action games released in 2005. Once again, we take on the role of an alien named Crypto, sowing destruction on our planet in the mid-20th century.

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Alien: Isolation (Switch)
Alien: Isolation (Switch)

Action 05 December 2019

An atmospheric FPP survival horror game set in the iconic universe of Alien. It has been created by Creative Assembly, known from their strategy game series, Total War. The game takes place after the events of first movie, and the developers adapted not only the movie's visual style, but also the it's characteristic atmosphere. We play as Amanda, daughter of Ellen Ripley, the main protagonist of the movie. She sets on a journey to find out what happened to her mother after the Nostromo incident.

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LEGO Jurassic World (Switch)
LEGO Jurassic World (Switch)

Action 17 September 2019

Another reincarnation of the highly popular action-adventure game franchise originated in mid-90’s, sporting a license on the world’s most famous brand of toy bricks. This production by Traveller’s Tales Studios was created for the premiere of the film Jurassic World, however, the game’s story spans across the whole bestselling Jurassic Park trilogy.

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Sniper Elite 4 (Switch)
Sniper Elite 4 (Switch)

Action 17 November 2020

The fourth major installment in the popular tactical first-person shooter series by Rebellion, in which we assume the role of a trained sniper fighting on various fronts of the World War II. In Sniper Elite 4, we control Karl Fairburne, the protagonist of the previous games, who is sent from North Africa to the Apennine Peninsula. His mission is to cooperate with the Italian resistance in order to help the Allied forces that are pushing to the north.

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Ghostrunner (Switch)
Ghostrunner (Switch)

Action 09 December 2020

The FPP action game, developed by the Polish team One More Level. In Ghostrunner we get to a cyberpunk city ruled by a man named Keymaster, and our task is to deal with this tyrant.

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Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (Switch)
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (Switch)

Action 29 June 2018

Another installment of the best-selling FPS series, and at the same time a direct continuation to Wolfenstein: The New Order created by Machine Games. The Action of Wolfenstein: The New Colossus is set in 1961 – after waking up from a coma B.J. Blazkowicz and his companions find the United States of America occupied by the Nazis. The main protagonist finds common ground with the leaders of the local resistance, and decides to help them fight the invaders.

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Minecraft: Dungeons (Switch)
Minecraft: Dungeons (Switch)

Action 26 May 2020

Minecraft: Dungeons is a spin-off of the popular Minecraft, an action adventure game set in the realities of fantasy. Players take on the role of daredevils trying to save the village from the army of monsters. Production allows you to play solo or in cooperative mode for up to 4 people.

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Bayonetta 2 (Switch)
Bayonetta 2 (Switch)

Action 16 February 2018

Sequel to the dynamic fantasy slasher developed by Platinum Games studio led by Hideki Kamiya, the creator of the Devil May Cry series. In contrast to the original game that was released on every major seventh generation console, Bayonetta 2 is a WiiU exclusive. The game continues the story of a very attractive witch who has to fight the forces of good and defeat legions of enemies. The game features dynamic action and an interesting combat system.

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Resident Evil: Outrage (Switch)
Resident Evil: Outrage (Switch)

Action 2022

Survival horror developed by Capcom, a spin-off of the main Resident Evil series. Resident Evil: Outrage was originally developed as Resident Evil: Revelations 3, but over time became a standalone project.

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