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.
Many years ago, a prince was cursed into the form of a frog, to be released only by the kiss...
Commodore 64 (1982)
A Frogger clone.Try to get four frogs into their home before time runs out. To get one frog to home...
PC Booter (1983), Game Boy Color (1998), SNES (1998), Genesis (1998), Commodore 64 (1983), Atari 2600 (1983), ColecoVision (1983), Intellivision (1983), Apple II (1983), Atari 5200 (1983), Atari 8-bit (1982), VIC-20 (1983), TI-99/4A (1984), Game.Com (1999), MSX (1983), TRS-80 (1981), TRS-80 CoCo (1983), BREW (2003), J2ME (2003), Macintosh (1984), Odyssey 2 (1982), Dragon 32/64 (1983), iPhone (2008), Android (2010), iPad (2011), Windows Phone (2010), ZX81 (1982), Arcade (1981), PC-6001 (1981) and Tomy Tutor (1982)
Your task in this arcade game is to guide a frog across a treacherous road and river, and to safety...
Xbox 360 (2006)
The Xbox 360 version of Frogger is much like the original arcade version with updated graphics, sound and music. Basically,...
Jupiter Ace (1984)
Frogger is a single screen game based on the arcade game, where you have to get a frog from the...
Game Boy Color (2000)
Frogger 2 is an extension of the original Frogger, making the levels containing the usual highways and rivers vertically scrolling,...
Xbox 360 (2008)
Frogger 2 is a top-down platform game largely based around the gameplay of the original Frogger. The introduction story tells...
Commodore 64 (1983)
Frogger 64 is a clone of the classic game Frogger.The player takes control of a frog and must move the...
Game Boy Advance (2002)
This side-scrolling game brings Frogger to the GBA in a quest to be united with the princess in hopes of...
Frogger has been cursed with a spell that forces him to move to a mysterious beat. Now he needs help...
Game Boy Advance (2002)
The Eternity Wand has been broken and Hocus has come to ask Frogger to find the 5 Magic Shards to...
Game Boy Advance (2001)
Frogger's home, Firefly Swamp, is in great danger. The nefarious Mr. D has stolen the 4 elements, water, fire, wind,...
Game Boy Advance (2003)
Your grandpa is an archaeologist who has found something important, but was unable to find the final piece. Knowing that...
Froggies is a single-player, 3-D Pac-Man clone. It is very similar in style and gameplay to other games from this...
Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1985)
Froggy is a top view single screen game based on the arcade game Frogger, where you have to get from...
Commodore 64 (1983)
Froggy is inspired by the arcade game Frogger where you have to get a frog home across three separate screens...
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