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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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Fun & Tilt 3-D Ultra Pack Windows Front Cover

Windows (1998) and Windows 3.x (1998)

This compilation contains 2 games from the Sierra '3-D Ultra' Series: 3-D Ultra Minigolf 3-D Ultra Pinball: Creep Night

Fur Fighters Windows Front Cover

Windows (2000), PlayStation 2 (2001) and Dreamcast (2000)

A group of baby stuffed animals are kidnapped from their families by the Stupid Bears (an evil gang of stuffed...

Commodore 64 (1986)

The Further Adventures of Alice in Videoland is the sequel to the game Alice in Videoland based on the Lewis...

Fury Windows Front Cover

Windows (2007)

Fury was a game billed as an Arena-based PvP MMO without PvE content. Players engaged in combat as groups or...

Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1986)

Fury is a single screen platform game connected by ladders, where you play the role of a survivor from a...

Fury³ Windows Front Cover

Windows (1995) and Windows 3.x (1995)

Terrans have won the war for the Coalition, but at a terrible price. It has unleashed the powers of the...

Fury of the Furries DOS Front Cover

DOS (1993), Amiga (1993), Amiga CD32 (1994) and Macintosh (1994)

In Fury of the Furries, you control a cute, round creature called Tiny, who must defeat "the wicked one" who...

Fuse Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2013) and PlayStation 3 (2013)

Fuse is a third-person shooter where the player takes the role of a member of the elite Overstrike 9 squad....

Fushigi no Yume no Alice TurboGrafx-16 Front Cover

TurboGrafx-16 (1990)

Based on Lewis Carrol's Alice in Wonderland novels, Fushigi no Yume no Alice is a cute 2-D platformer which casts...

Macintosh (1985)

Fusillade is an action game where the player is the last person stuck on Planet Fusill and has to defend...

Fusion Amiga Front Cover

Amiga (1988) and Atari ST (1988)

Fusion is an action game in which your job is to find nine pieces of a fusion bomb scattered over...

Fusion: Genesis Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2011)

Fusion: Genesis is a futuristic 3D twin-stick shooter with MMORPG elements, featuring an "always connected" game world with players populating...

Fusion: Sentient Windows Phone Front Cover

Windows Phone (2011)

Fusion: Sentient is a real-time, strategic Windows Phone game in which the player controls a squad of mechs, called sentients....

Futurama PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2003) and Xbox (2003)

The Futurama series, winner of a 2002 Emmy Award for Best Animated Program, has been recreated on the gaming console....

Amiga (1990) and Atari ST (1990)

One of the first Speedball clones takes the basic court layout of basketball as its inspiration. There are 5 players...

Amiga (1990), Atari ST (1990), Commodore 64 (1990), ZX Spectrum (1990) and Amstrad CPC (1990)

Future Bike Simulator is a futuristic action game set in 1999. The government forbid motorcycles and so the billionaire Finnius...

Future Classics Collection DOS Front Cover

DOS (1990) and Amiga (1990)

The Future Classics Collection is a collection of five distinctly-themed games that stress action and strategy equally. The programmers of...

Future Cop: L.A.P.D. Windows Front Cover

Windows (1998), PlayStation (1998), PSP (2012), Macintosh (1998) and PlayStation 3 (2012)

Take control of a transforming mech in Los Angeles and clean up the crime that is running rampant throughout. Use...

DOS (1995)

Future Dimensions is an old-school shooter: Park your thumb on the first fire button to spray your shots and use...

Future Games ZX Spectrum Front Cover

ZX Spectrum (1986)

One of the first future sport simulations, Future Games involves five tough events on the surface of the moon. After...

Future Knight Commodore 64 Front Cover

Commodore 64 (1986), ZX Spectrum (1986), MSX (1986), Amstrad CPC (1986) and Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1986)

You control Future Knight and your space craft has crashed on a remote and hostile planet and the aliens took...

Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1987)

42 billion years ago, the Supreme Being being a rather busy chap, sub-contracts the job of Human evolution to Gal-Corps...

Amiga (1995)

The plot of Future Space can be summed up easily: Evil aliens attack Earth and the player, in the role...

Amiga (1988)

Future Tank is a one or two player shoot 'em up which lets you control a tank from a bird's...

Browser (2006)

Futuristic Arenas is a single-player first-person shooter. The player competes against five AI-controlled characters in a deathmatch tournament. The tournament...

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