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Action

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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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Metal Slug 3 Windows Front Cover

Windows (2014), PlayStation 2 (2003), Xbox (2004), Neo Geo (2000), Xbox 360 (2008), Wii (2012), iPhone (2012), Android (2012), iPad (2012) and Arcade (2000)

In the third installment of the Metal Slug series, General Morden is back and he plans to establish a new...

Metal Slug 4 PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2005), Xbox (2005), Neo Geo (2002), Wii (2013) and Arcade (2002)

An organization called "Amadeus" wants to take over all the military computers in the world using a new virus they...

Metal Slug 4 & 5 PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2005) and Xbox (2005)

This compilation of the original arcade shooters Metal Slug 4 and Metal Slug 5 combines the two fast-paced side-scrolling games...

Metal Slug 5 PlayStation 2 Front Cover

Windows (2004), PlayStation 2 (2005), Xbox (2005), Neo Geo (2004) and Arcade (2003)

A paramilitary syndicate known as the "Ptolemaic Army" attacks a research installation that was developing the next-gen of Metal Slugs...

Metal Slug 6 PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2006) and Arcade (2006)

The seventh main game in the series stays close to the fast-paced 2D side-scrolling shooting gameplay of the original, but...

Metal Slug 7 Nintendo DS Front Cover

Nintendo DS (2008)

Metal Slug 7 is the eighth entry in the Metal Slug saga and an exclusive to Nintendo's DS handheld system....

Metal Slug Advance Game Boy Advance Front Cover

Game Boy Advance (2004)

You're a warrior of the war, but now you are alone. Enemies have captured your allied troops, and it's up...

Metal Slug Anthology PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2007), PSP (2007) and Wii (2006)

This anthology celebrates the 10th anniversary of Neo Geo Metal Slug series and contains ports of the major past games....

Metal Slug: Collector's Edition Windows Front Cover

Windows (2002)

This is a compilation of 4 Neo Geo Metal Slug games bundled on a single disc and made compatible with...

J2ME (2004)

Metal Slug: Mobile is an adaptation of the Metal Slug franchise, for mobile phones. Unlike its sequel, Metal Slug: Mobile...

Metal Slug Mobile 3 J2ME Front Cover

J2ME (2007)

The third I-Play-developed mobile game in the Metal Slug series continues the fast-paced 2D side-scrolling shooting action with a new...

J2ME (2005)

Metal Slug: Mobile Impact is the sequel to Metal Slug: Mobile and the second I-Play (formerly Digital Bridges) mobile game...

Windows (2009)

Metal Slug PC Collection is a compilation of seven classic arcade games from the Metal Slug franchise including Metal Slug,...

Metal Slug Rampage! Browser Front Cover

Browser (2003)

Metal Slug Rampage is an unlicensed flash-based version of SNK's franchise. This time around, the player takes control of Marco...

Metal Slug Rampage! 2 Browser Front Cover

Browser (2003)

Metal Slug Rampage! 2 is the sequel to Metal Slug Rampage! and takes place after Marco's rampage and attack on...

Metal Slug: Super Vehicle - 001 PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (1997), SEGA Saturn (1997), Neo Geo (1996), PSP (2007), Neo Geo CD (1996), PlayStation 3 (2007), Wii (2008), iPhone (2012), Android (2012), iPad (2012), PS Vita (2012) and Arcade (1996)

Metal Slug, originally released on the Neo Geo, is a side-scrolling shoot'em'up.The player(s) takes the role of a soldier (or...

Metal Slug X PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (2001), Neo Geo (1999), PSP (2007), PlayStation 3 (2007), Wii (2012), iPhone (2013), Android (2013), iPad (2013), PS Vita (2012) and Arcade (1999)

Metal Slug X is an enhanced version of Metal Slug 2: Super Vehicle - 001/II. The main differences to the...

Metal Slug XX PSP Front Cover

PSP (2010) and Xbox 360 (2010)

Metal Slug XX is an entry in the long-running series of side-scrolling shooters. It is a revised version of Metal...

Windows (2011) and Macintosh (2011)

In Metal Spawn, you use the keyboard to move your metal being left and right and fire at aliens as...

Metal Storm NES Front Cover

NES (1991)

Metal Storm is an action game in which the player takes control of the giant mecha M-308 Gunner in order...

Metaltech: EarthSiege - Expansion Pack DOS Front Cover

DOS (1995)

The attack on Earth by the Cybrids has been repelled and humanity is starting to rebuild. But a second wave...

Metal Warriors SNES Front Cover

SNES (1995)

In the year 2102 the United Government of Earth is under attack by an organization known as Dark Axis, led...

Xbox (2004)

Metal Wolf Chaos is an mecha action game in which you jump in the role of Michael Wilson, the current...

TurboGrafx CD (1993)

The plot of Metamor Jupiter is simple: a biological mutation causes an alien race to spread all over the galaxy....

Arcade (1993)

Metamorphic Force is a 2D beat'em up game with 2.5D gameplay (like a Final Fight or Streets of Rage. An...

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