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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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Demolition Herby Atari 2600 Front Cover

Atari 2600 (1982)

Wham! Bam! Watch out, ma'am!You are Demolition Herby and you're out to own the roads. You must drive around a...

Demolition Inc. Windows Front Cover

Windows (2011)

Demolition Inc. is an action / strategy game. In the game you play as an alien, Mike, who on board...

Demolition Inc. - Level & Weapon DLC Windows Front Cover

Windows (2013)

This is the first downloadable content (DLC) for Demolition Inc., which features: A new Back to Work campaign with 21...

Demolition Man Genesis Front Cover

SNES (1995), Genesis (1995) and SEGA CD (1995)

Demolition Man is a game based on the 1993 movie by the same name. As with the movie, the game...

Demolition Man 3DO Front Cover

3DO (1994)

Demolition Man is a game based on the 1993 movie by the same name. You play as John Spartan (Sly...

Demolition Racer Windows Front Cover

Windows (1999) and PlayStation (1999)

Demolition Racer is a racing game with a twist. Rather than a game that just requires you to try and...

Demolition Racer: No Exit Dreamcast Front Cover

Dreamcast (2000)

The sequel to Demolition Racer. Race 14 tortuous tracks with mines and crates all over the place slowing you down,...

Commodore PET/CBM (1979)

In Demon! the player takes on the role of a sorcerer with the task to recapture demons that have escaped...

Demon Attack PC Booter Front Cover

PC Booter (1983), Commodore 64 (1984), Atari 2600 (1982), Intellivision (1982), Atari 8-bit (1982), VIC-20 (1983), TI-99/4A (1983), TRS-80 (1984), TRS-80 CoCo (1984), Odyssey 2 (1983) and Videopac+ G7400 (1983)

Demon Attack is an arcade action game with gameplay similar to Space Invaders. You control a laser canon at the...

Demon Blue DOS Front Cover

DOS (1992), Amiga (1992), Atari ST (1992) and Commodore 64 (1992)

In the game you are a small shaggy blue demon found himself in the dungeon full of fallen angels, gargoyles,...

Demon Chaos PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2005)

In feudal Japan, different clans are waging wars against each other. All of a sudden, demons spawn around the country...

MSX (1986), PC-88 (1985) and Sharp X1 (1985)

Once upon a time, a demon called Sharudo came to Fairy's land, creating havoc. He built a monster town on...

Game Boy Advance (2002)

A top-down racing game where you race on tracks in various countries. As you race, be sure to pick up...

Demon Gate: 666 New Levels for Doom & Doom II DOS Front Cover

DOS (1995) and Macintosh (1995)

A large collection of DOOM and DOOM II WAD files - Demon Gate was compiled by downloading add-ons off of...

Demonicon Windows Front Cover

Windows (2013)

Demonicon is a role-playing game with action combat set in the Dark Eye universe. The player takes the role of...

Windows (2008)

Demonophobia is a disturbing guro hentai game with some element of lollicon, involving death, torture and dismemberment with very crude...

Demon's Crest SNES Front Cover

SNES (1994)

Demon's Crest is a sequel to Gargoyle's Quest. Once, the world of demons and the world of humans co-existed in...

Demon's Souls PlayStation 3 Front Cover

PlayStation 3 (2009)

In the land of Boletaria, the Old King Allant wakened the Old One, a terrible demon that was sealed away...

Demon's Souls (Deluxe Edition) PlayStation 3 Front Cover

PlayStation 3 (2009)

The Black Phantom Edition is the European release of Demon's Souls and contains: Demon's Souls Artbook Soundtrack CD Strategy guide...

Demon Stalkers DOS Front Cover

DOS (1988) and Commodore 64 (1987)

Demon Stalkers is essentially a Gauntlet clone. You must travel through 99 mazes, before meeting the final demon. The game...

DemonStar Windows Front Cover

Windows (1998)

DemonStar has been heralded as the succesor to Raptor. It is a smooth scrolling shooter made in the tradition of...

Windows (2002)

This is a spinoff title from the original DemonStar game, which uses an enhanced version of the original engine.The enemy...

Windows (2003)

Secret Missions 2 is the second spin-off of the original DemonStar game. It uses an enhanced version of the original...

Demons to Diamonds Atari 2600 Front Cover

Atari 2600 (1982)

In Demons to Diamonds, you control a laser zapper which moves horizontally at either the top or the bottom of...

Demon Sword NES Front Cover

NES (1988)

In Demon Sword you play the part of the noble fighter Victar. Victar carries with him a sword which was...

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