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Action

Description

In action games players are required to have good reflexes and quick reaction in order to overcome challenges. Action games typically focus on combat, during which the player must press buttons or keys rapidly or in timed intervals in order to execute attacks and other moves. Non-combat challenges may include avoiding traps, jumping, running, completing tasks within a pressing time limit, etc.

Common action sub-genres are shooters, fighting, and platform games.

Though most racing / driving, sports, and many simulation games contain action-oriented gameplay, they can be considered action games only if they specifically emphasize arcade-like, reflex-based gameplay.

Action games may include extensive non-violent exploration and/or puzzle-solving, or combine themselves with other genres, e.g. role-playing or driving.

Quick thinking is often required to succeed in action games; however, games that specifically emphasize quick thinking over reflexes are usually real-time strategy or puzzle games.
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Legendo's The Three Musketeers: One for All! Wii Front Cover

Macintosh (2011) and Wii (2009)

The Three Musketeers: One for All! is a director's cut of the game Legendo's The Three Musketeers, with new content...

Legends DOS Front Cover

DOS (1996), Amiga (1996) and Amiga CD32 (1996)

An alien race watched the wars on Earth as television shows. After a period of peace threatens the ratings, two...

TurboGrafx CD (1990)

Legion is a horizontally scrolling shoot-em-up. The player controls a fighter pilot who defends an unnamed futuristic Empire from an...

Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1986)

Legionnaire is a run 'n gun game based on the arcade game Commando where your mission is to get to...

Legion: The Legend of Excalibur PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2002)

Based on the popular legends of King Arthur, Legion: The Legend of Excalibur puts the player in control of the...

LEGO Alpha Team Windows Front Cover

Windows (2000) and Game Boy Color (2000)

Using your puzzle solving skills, you must lead the Alpha Team and stop Mr. Ogel from turning the world into...

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Windows Front Cover

Windows (2012), Xbox 360 (2012), Macintosh (2012) and PlayStation 3 (2012)

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes is an action game and the sequel to LEGO Batman: The Videogame. Just like...

LEGO Batman: The Videogame Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008), PlayStation 2 (2008), PSP (2008), Xbox 360 (2008), Macintosh (2009), PlayStation 3 (2008) and Wii (2008)

Continuing the tradition of adapting known franchises such as Star Wars and Indiana Jones with visuals based on LEGO, this...

LEGO Batman: The Videogame Nintendo DS Front Cover

Nintendo DS (2008)

LEGO Batman is based on the other games of the same name, with multiple changes made to accommodate the DS...

LEGO Bionicle: Tohunga Game Boy Advance Front Cover

Game Boy Advance (2001)

LEGO Bionicle: Tales of the Tohunga is an action adventure game where players become the brave young Tohunga , completing...

LEGO Creator & LEGOLand Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008)

Two-game collection containing the games:LEGO Creator and LEGOLAND

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 Windows Front Cover

Windows (2010), Xbox 360 (2010), Macintosh (2011), PlayStation 3 (2010) and Wii (2010)

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 is the first installment of the Harry Potter series in LEGO form. Spanning the first...

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4  (Collector's Edition) Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2010), PlayStation 3 (2010) and Wii (2010)

The Collector's Edition comes in a special package and includes: LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 Behind The Scenes of LEGO...

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Windows Front Cover

Windows (2011), Nintendo DS (2011), Xbox 360 (2011), Macintosh (2012), PlayStation 3 (2011), Wii (2011), iPhone (2012), iPad (2012), Nintendo 3DS (2011) and PS Vita (2012)

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 is the second installment of the LEGO Harry Potter series. The game is based on...

LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues  Windows Front Cover

Windows (2009), PSP (2009), Xbox 360 (2009), Macintosh (2011), PlayStation 3 (2009) and Wii (2009)

In LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues the players once again explore the Indiana Jones universe with "LEGO-fied" characters....

LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008), PlayStation 2 (2008), PSP (2008), Xbox 360 (2008), Macintosh (2008), PlayStation 3 (2008) and Wii (2008)

In LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures the players get to explore the Indiana Jones universe with "LEGO-fied" characters. The...

LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures / Kung Fu Panda Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2008)

This compilation, included with a Xbox 360 holiday bundle (U.S) and wireless controller bundle (Europe), contains: LEGO Indiana Jones: The...

LEGO Island Windows Front Cover

Windows (1997)

Lego Island is an action adventure game designed for younger players. The game is played from a first-person perspective as...

LEGO Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge Windows Front Cover

Windows (2001), PlayStation (2001), Game Boy Color (2001) and Game Boy Advance (2001)

Lego Island 2: Brickster's Revenge is the sequel of Lego Island.The game begins with the player traveling around Lego Island,...

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Windows Front Cover

Windows (2013), Xbox 360 (2013), Macintosh (2014), PlayStation 3 (2013), Wii U (2013), PlayStation 4 (2013) and Xbox One (2013)

Lego Marvel Super Heroes is an action game, reuniting about one hundred and a half Marvel heroes and villains coming...

The LEGO Movie Videogame Windows Front Cover

Windows (2014), Xbox 360 (2014), PlayStation 3 (2014), Wii U (2014), PlayStation 4 (2014) and Xbox One (2014)

The LEGO Movie Videogame is a third-person action-adventure game based on the 2014 animated film The Lego Movie. Just like...

LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game Nintendo DS Front Cover

Windows (2011), Nintendo DS (2011), PSP (2011), Xbox 360 (2011), Macintosh (2011), PlayStation 3 (2011), Wii (2011) and Nintendo 3DS (2011)

Lego Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game is a game based on the four popular movies; The Curse of...

LEGO Rock Band Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2009), PlayStation 3 (2009) and Wii (2009)

LEGO Rock Band is a blending of Rock Band and LEGO series. Players get to start a band and hire...

LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Windows Front Cover

Windows (2011), Xbox 360 (2010), Macintosh (2011), PlayStation 3 (2011) and Wii (2011)

LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars is based on the animated TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars. As...

LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy Windows Front Cover

Windows (2006), PlayStation 2 (2006), Xbox (2006), GameCube (2006), PSP (2006), Xbox 360 (2006) and Macintosh (2007)

The Legos strike back in the sequel to the original LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game, where players now get...

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