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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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LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 (Wii)
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 (Wii)

Action 25 June 2010

A licensed LEGO action-adventure game, set in the fantasy universe of Harry Potter, created by the British writer J. K. Rowling. The story was based on the first four Harry Potter books and their movie adaptations by Warner Bros. During the gameplay, you witness the adventures of Harry and other characters, explore Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and fight many enemies, including the main antagonist of the cycle, the evil Lord Voldemort.

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LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 (Wii)
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 (Wii)

Action 15 November 2011

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 is the sequel to a 2010 release, an action adventure game by Traveller's Tales, combining the world of LEGO with the universe from the popular series of books and their movie adaptation. The plot of LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 is based on the last three books in the series, and the story is focused on Harry's fight against the powerful Lord Voldemort, who, after gathering more followers, becomes a real thread to the whole world of magic.

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LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Wii)
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Wii)

Action 19 June 2012

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes is a sequel to the action game LEGO Batman: The Video Game released in 2008. The game was developed by Traveller’s Tales, who also created such product as LEGO Indiana Jones and LEGO Harry Potter. As the title suggests, the player becomes The Dark Knight, and together with other DC Comics super heroes (such as Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and others) has to save Gotham City from the villains.

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii)
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii)

Action 18 November 2011

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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LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars (Wii)
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars (Wii)

Action 22 March 2011

A 3D action-adventure platformer that came out as the third installment in the LEGO Star Wars game series. The story of LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars is based on the popular animated TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Players can take part in the galactic conflict between the Republic and the Separatists. The developers prepared 3 campaigns, each consisting of 6 missions corresponding to the consecutive episodes of the TV show.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - Reflex (Wii)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - Reflex (Wii)

Action 10 November 2009

The fourth installment in an overwhelmingly popular first-person shooter series from Infinity Ward. This time the developers from Encino, California, have decided to break away from the tradition of making World War 2 games and set the action of their new game in modern times. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare’s story features a conflict with Russian ultranationalist faction, led by an unpredictable individual named Imran Zakhaev.

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LEGO The Lord of the Rings (Wii)
LEGO The Lord of the Rings (Wii)

Action 13 November 2012

An action game, featuring elements of a 3D platformer, based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s novels and the movie trilogy by Peter Jackson. LEGO The Lord of the Rings is another "blocky" production from Traveller’s Tale studio. It lets us take the role of a chosen member of the Fellowship of the Ring and set out on a dangerous journey to stop Sauron and his minions. The campaign consists of a series of stages inspired by the most memorable scenes from the movies.

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Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition (Wii)
Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition (Wii)

Action 25 June 2007

The fourth major installment of the cult series of survival horrors created by Capcom. In the game the player assumes the role of ex-cop Leon S. Kennedy, a character well known from the second entry in the franchise. As a special agent responsible for protecting the presidential family, he goes to Europe in order to find the missing daughter of the US president. The trail leads to a small village in Spain.

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LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Wii)
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Wii)

Action 06 November 2007

Complete edition of two bestselling games from the LEGO series, based on the first six movie episodes of Star Wars (divided into classic and new trilogy). LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga consists of 2005’s LEGO Star Wars and its year younger sequel, LEGO Star Wars: The Original Trilogy. They are no different from the earlier productions from TT Games studio (previously known as Traveller’s Tale), both games being colorful action adventure games with platformer features.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops (Wii)
Call of Duty: Black Ops (Wii)

Action 09 November 2010

A first-person shooter, the seventh installment in the Call of Duty series, and a start of a new sub-series. The game was developed by studio Treyarch, the team responsible for Call of Duty: World at War. The story campaign of Call of Duty: Black Ops is presented in the form of flashbacks suffered by the main protagonist, Alex Mason. Having previously worked for the CIA as a field operative, in his memories Mason returns to the age of Cold War.

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Wii)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Wii)

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.

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Silent Hill: Shattered Memories (Wii)
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories (Wii)

Action 08 December 2009

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories is a survival-horror action game with a third person perspective (TPP), which is a creative reworking of the first installment of the cycle, released in 1999. Compared to the original, developers from Climax studio introduce a few important changes in the plot and mechanics of the game, and also took care of a much more impressive audio-visual setting.

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Medal of Honor: Vanguard (Wii)
Medal of Honor: Vanguard (Wii)

Action 23 March 2007

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Wii)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Wii)

Action 08 November 2011

The third part in the first-person shooter series being one of the spin-offs of the Call of Duty franchise. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was developed by Infinity Ward with the assistance from other development studios owned by Activision – e.g. Raven Software and Sledgehammer Games. The plot continues the action of the first two installments of the game.

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LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game (Wii)
LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game (Wii)

Action 10 May 2011

Another installment in the popular arcade action games series by the British studio Traveller’s Tales that re-imagines famous pop culture universes as LEGO bricks. This time around, it is the Pirates of the Caribbean movie saga. Plot-wise, LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game covers themes from four movies dealing with the adventures of captain Jack Sparrow, starting with The Curse of the Black Pearl and ending with On Stranger Tides.

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Call of Duty 3 (Wii)
Call of Duty 3 (Wii)

Action 19 November 2006

The third main installment in the popular FPS series, Call of Duty. It is also the first game in the franchise (not counting the console spin-offs) that in the end was not released on PCs. In contrast to the previous installments, this time the game was developed by Treyarch – the authors of the console version of Call of Duty 2. The plot of the game once again takes place on various fronts of World War II. This time one can play as American, British, Canadian, and Polish soldiers.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (Wii)
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (Wii)

Action 22 May 2007

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End is an action adventure game that uses themes depicted in the second and third parts of the movie series Pirates of the Caribbean. Developers from Eurocom Entertainment decided to show the story from the perspective of Captain Jack Sparrow, however players also get the opportunity to play as both William Turner and Elizabeth Swann.

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The Godfather: Blackhand Edition (Wii)
The Godfather: Blackhand Edition (Wii)

Action 20 March 2007

An action game based on the novel by Mario Puzo and its movie adaptation by Francis Ford Coppola. You play as a thief, who makes his way into the world of the Corleone family. By doing various tasks for them, he climbs up the mafia career ladder and earns growing respect from other criminals. The game is set in New York, at the end of the 1940s and the beginning of the 1950s. The non-linear character of the gameplay allows you to choose the order of missions to complete as you wish.

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Wii)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Wii)

Action 30 June 2009

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is an action game based on a best-selling novel written by J.K. Rowling. The game revolves mostly around dueling other wizards. Moreover, the game features Quidditch matches again, and the potion brewing system has been expanded.

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Tomb Raider: Anniversary (Wii)
Tomb Raider: Anniversary (Wii)

Action 13 November 2007

An official remake of the classic first installment in the acclaimed Tomb Raider series. It was created for the original game's tenth anniversary, having been released in 1996 both for PCs and the PlayStation consoles. Tomb Raider: Anniversary was developed by Crystal Dynamics (Tomb Raider: Legend) - a studio which took over the development of the franchise from its original creators - Core Design. The remake does not bring any differences to the original game's plot.

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Far Cry: Vengeance (Wii)
Far Cry: Vengeance (Wii)

Action 12 December 2006

Far Cry: Vengeance is the first attempt to transfer a popular brand of FPS games to the Wii platform. People from Ubisoft Entertainment corporation made great use of the wireless remote control and the included Nunchuk.

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Epic Mickey (Wii)
Epic Mickey (Wii)

Action 26 November 2010

Three-dimensional platformer named Warren Spector, co-author of the Deus Ex series, using motifs and characters from Disney's Waltz animated films. The game allows us to play the Mickey Mouse itself, which has to face the black characters envying her fame and happiness.

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Manhunt 2 (Wii)
Manhunt 2 (Wii)

Action 29 October 2007

Manhunt 2 is a sequel to a controversial action game released in 2003 by people from Rockstar Games. We play the role of a scientist named Daniel Lamb, who becomes a pupil of a psychopathic murderer.

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Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii)
Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii)

Action 06 December 2007

A sequel to the unusual fighting game, Super Smash Bros., from 2001, which was one of the most popular productions released for the Nintendo GameCube console. The characteristic feature of the series is the fact that fighters are the most famous heroes from Nintendo’s games, with such characters as the plumber Mario, Link from The Legend of Zelda, pink Kirby and his eternal enemy Meta Knight, Pikachu, and even Solid Snake – main protagonist of the Metal Gear Solid series.

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I Am Alive (Wii)
I Am Alive (Wii)

Action canceled

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