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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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Gravity Force Amiga Front Cover

DOS (1989), Amiga (1989) and Atari ST (1989)

Gravity Force is a game of dexterity. Your task is to pilot a small spaceship through a series of mazes...

DOS (2000) and Windows (2000)

A remake of the Amiga/Atari ST game from 1989 (see Gravity Force).With a similar control scheme and feel to Thrust,...

Amiga (1994)

GF2, as it is known to its friends, is one of the most advanced cave-flyers available. Borrowing its name and...

Browser (2008)

Gravity Hook is a pixel-based vertical scrolling game where the player attempts to use a futuristic grappling hook to climb...

Gravity Hook HD Browser Front Cover

Browser (2010), iPhone (2010) and iPad (2010)

Gravity Hook HD is a remake of the 2008 browser game Gravity Hook. It is a pixel-based vertical scrolling game...

Amiga (1995)

Gravity Power was a specially licensed version of Gravity Force II for the staff of Amiga Power magazine. As such...

Gravity Rush PS Vita Front Cover

PS Vita (2012)

Gravity Rush is an action game set in a free open world to be explored. The game's story is set...

Gravity Shmavity iPhone Front Cover

iPhone (2009)

An "endless" style game in the spirit of games like Tetris, but using light physics and quirky, off-beat humor. Features...

Windows (1997)

Gravity Well is a strategic war game of planetary conquest with arcade elements. It can be played in 'Solitaire' mode...

Gravortex Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008)

Gravortex is a 2D version of the Portal concept. In 20 levels all played on a single screen, the player...

The Great Circus Mystery starring Mickey & Minnie SNES Front Cover

Game Boy Advance (2003), SNES (1994) and Genesis (1994)

Starring Mickey and Minnie Mouse, the two plan to spend the day at the Circus only to find that it's...

J2ME (2008)

Great Elude is a 3D game where the player commands a hijacked supersonic aircraft that has to escape from an...

Atari 2600 (1983)

In the space shooter, you move your ship by moving the joystick in the direction you want to go. You...

The Great Escape DOS Front Cover

DOS (1987), Commodore 64 (1986), ZX Spectrum (1986) and Amstrad CPC (1986)

The Great Escape is an isometric action-adventure game. Controlling a prisoner of war in a German camp, your goal is...

The Great Escape Windows Front Cover

Windows (2003), PlayStation 2 (2003) and Xbox (2003)

In this game you play the role of an American fighter pilot who is captured by the Germans during the...

Commodore 64 (1988)

In the game you are a prisoner, who wants to escape and pass your way out undetected. First, you should...

The Greatest NES Games Ever! Macintosh Front Cover

Windows (2004) and Macintosh (2004)

The Greatest NES Games Ever! is a compilation issued by Nintendo Official Magazine UK. It contains the following games; Super...

Browser (2011)

The Great Gatsby is a platform game inspired by the 1925 novel of the same name by F. Scott Fitzgerald....

The Great Giana Sisters Amiga Front Cover

Amiga (1988), Atari ST (1988), Commodore 64 (1987) and iPhone (2012)

The Great Giana Sisters is a 2D side-scrolling arcade game like Nintendo's Super Mario Bros. After a long and deep...

The Great Jitters: Pudding Panic iPhone Front Cover

iPhone (2011) and iPad (2011)

Pudding Panic is a mix of a puzzle and an action game. The player takes the role of a scared...

Great Legends: Billy the Kid II J2ME Front Cover

J2ME (2006)

The sequel to Billy the Kid places you once again in the shoes of the most dangerous gunslinger in the...

Great Legends: Vikings J2ME Front Cover

BREW (2009) and J2ME (2007)

Great Legends: Vikings is a side-scrolling beat-em-up in the style of Golden Axe. In the game's story mode, the player...

Windows (2008)

Great Magic of the Deep is a short game created for the VNGN competition starring a little ball exploring the...

Great Outdoors Pack Windows Front Cover

Windows (2004)

Great Outdoors Pack is a compilation featuring 3 games themed around outdoors sportsmanship and hunting. They are:Hunting Unlimited USA Bass...

Great Qin Warriors Windows Front Cover

Windows (2002)

In the year 2164, a wormhole into an alternate realm was opened by accident, and malevolent creatures known as "replicators"...

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