DescriptionAction games main mechanics revolve around one or more of the following:
- Quick Decisions
Roswell Pinball is a pinball game for up to four players.The game is based on the idea that an invading...
Dragon 32/64 (1989)
Dirk Bronzetorso, a normal if rather tasteless Englishman, discovers an invoice upon his return home. He has forgotten to pay...
An updated take on both Pong and Quadrapong, where either two or four players bounce a ball around a square...
Atari ST (1990)
Rotatus is a shoot-em-up game where the player controls a ship that rotates around the game area. The player has...
In Rotten the player helps a little boy after Christmas who is very unsatisfied of what he got. The player...
A traditional space shooter involving 42 rounds of battle against invading alien ships (hence the name). Each round of aliens...
In Route-16 Turbo, players get behind the wheel of a car and drive around trying to collect valuable items lying...
Sharp X1 (1983)
Rowdy Ball is a Breakout variant where you must bounce a ball against a wall, passing through rows of different...
ROX is an Asteroids variant, where you pilot a spaceship and shoot asteroids and spaceships.The screen wraps around left/right and...
RS-2 is a side scrolling shooter, single player, with power-ups and large end-level bosses. Each level (or "act" as the...
R-Shark is a 2D vertical-scrolling sci-fi shoot'em up. The player takes the role of a headhunter, and gets to chose...
PlayStation 2 (2003)
In this game the player controls Major Eugene Wheeler, a radical tactics expert sent to the Mars base to investigate...
Game Boy (1991), Amiga (1989), Atari ST (1988), SEGA Master System (1988), Commodore 64 (1988), TurboGrafx-16 (1990), ZX Spectrum (1988), TurboGrafx CD (1991), MSX (1988), Amstrad CPC (1989), J2ME (2007), Wii (2006), iPhone (2010), Android (2011), PC-88 (1988), iPad (2013), Nintendo 3DS (2014), Sharp X68000 (1989), Wii U (2016), Arcade (1987) and Ouya (2014)
R-Type is a side scrolling shoot 'em up best known for its extremely tough and strategic gameplay. You control the...
Game Boy Color (1999)
As the pilot of the R-9 space fighter, you're mankind's last hope of destroying the vicious Bydo Empire before they...
PlayStation 2 (2003)
In R-Type Final, your enemy is the Bydo, an evil (and living) weapon capable of reproducing itself. Humanity has fought...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 99 Ōkami
- 97 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy
- 96 SoulCalibur
- 96 Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX
- 96 Metroid Prime
- 96 Grand Theft Auto V
- 96 Grand Theft Auto IV
- 96 Gauntlet
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games as rated by our users:
- 4.90 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Limited Collector's Edition) (2007)
- 4.88 Metroid Prime Trilogy (2009)
- 4.83 The Quake Collection (2007)
- 4.82 Resident Evil: Revelations 2 - Episode 4: Metamorphosis (2015)
- 4.73 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (2015)
- 4.73 Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition (2013)
- 4.72 Star Wars: TIE Fighter - Defender of the Empire (1994)
- 4.71 StepMania (2001)
- 4.70 Malice: 23rd Century Ultraconversion for Quake (1997)
- 4.69 Outlaws: Handful of Missions (1997)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.