DescriptionIn 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.
Game Boy Advance (2006)
Open Season for GBA is based on the film, and is quite different from the console version. The story in...
Open Season is based on the Sony Pictures Animation's CG animated film of the same name. The plot of the...
Nintendo DS (2006)
Open Season is based on the Sony Pictures Animation's CG animated film of the same name, where a rowdy brood...
Atari 2600 (1983)
Open, Sesame! is an action platform game. You control Ali Baba, and your goal is to reach the cave of...
Operacion Cyborg is a side-scrolling run and gun game. In the game the player takes the role of a hero...
Operacja Wąż Morski is an arcade naval battle game. During an operation called Sea Serpent a submarine ship ran into...
Opera Slinger is a unique blend of platforming action and karaoke game. You play the part of Forte, Opera Slinger...
Operation is a computer game adaptation of the classic board game where the goal is to gingerly remove objects from...
Operation Blockade seems to be the unofficial sequel to Infogrames' earlier Beach Head 2002 as it's quite similar. The only...
Atari 8-bit (1992)
Operation Blood is a first-person shooter. The player has to rescue imprisoned scientists. The protagonist, Captain Gamow, faces the enemy...
In the year 2012, Foreign Terrorists led by the infamous Victor Baloch have taken control of the Twin "U.N towers"...
Game Boy (1991)
Operation C is a Game Boy sequel to the popular NES titles Contra and Super C and is, essentially, a...
Operation Carnage is an arena shooting game similar to Smash TV. The player controls a guy who tries to wreak...
Commodore 64 (1987)
Operation Fireball is a horizontal scrolling shooter viewed from above at an elevated angle, with the screen scrolling constantly from...
Operation Flashpoint is designed as a realistic simulation of the modern army. The game takes place on large islands where...
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Operation Flashpoint: Elite is a port of the original Operation Flashpoint and its expansion Resistance for Xbox, but adds some...
The Gold Edition of Operation Flashpoint contains the original game and the Gold Upgrade (including the Red Hammer campaign).
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 97 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
- 96 World of Goo
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy
- 96 Super Mario Bros. 3
- 96 SoulCalibur
- 96 Metroid Prime
- 96 Grand Theft Auto IV
- 96 Elite
- 95 World of Goo
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games by as rated by our users:
- 4.21 007: Legends (2012)
- 5.00 1001 Nights of DOOM (1995)
- 3.44 1942 (1987)
- 5.00 2 Games in 1: Disney Princess + Disney's The Lion King 1 ½ (2004)
- 5.00 2in1 Pack: Battle Arena Toshinden - Fatal Fury 3 (1999)
- 5.00 2in1 Pack: Dragon's Lair - Space Ace (1998)
- 5.00 3D Realms Anthology (2014)
- 3.84 3-D Ultra NASCAR Pinball (1999)
- 4.58 3-D Ultra Pinball: Thrillride (2000)
- 5.00 3Tones (2009)
Games must have at least 1 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.