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Action games. Wide category of games that require reflex, accuracy and agility. It includes, among other things, shooters (e.g. Call of Duty and Battlefield series) and action-adventure games (Tomb Raider). First and third person perspective (FPP/TPP) is used. In most cases we are playing as a character who has to defeat some enemies and reach a specific point. We can use a wide range of weapons, including pistols, rocket launchers, swords, knives and like. Action-adventure is a particular category within action games genre. Such titles put less emphasis on action and combat, focusing more on story, exploration and puzzles. more

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Sons of the Forest
Sons of the Forest

Action 2023 (early access since 23 February 2023)

Sons of the Forest is an FPP survival horror game and a sequel to The Forest from 2018. Once again, the work of Endnight Games takes place on a horrifying island inhabited by foul mutants.

Atomic Heart
Atomic Heart

Action 21 February 2023

A first-person perspective shooter, in which the players are taken to a retro-futuristic version of the Soviet Union. In Atomic Heart, the players assume the role of a secret agent tasked with examining a secret facility connection with which had been lost. The protagonist must face an army of hostile robots and hordes of zombies.

Escape from Tarkov
Escape from Tarkov

Action TBA

A MMO FPP/TPP shooter with RPG and sandbox survival elements, developed by Russian studio Battlestate Games. Players become the members of two rivaling military corporations, fighting on the territory of an abandoned Russian city. Unlike many popular online shooters, this game stands out thanks to interesting story and full freedom of exploration combined with a whole bunch of various additional activities, which you can complete on your own or in cooperation with friends.

Red Dead Redemption 2
Red Dead Redemption 2

Action 05 November 2019

The third installment in the Western action game series called Red Dead, started back in 2004 with the release of Red Dead Revolver. The success of its sequel, a third-person sandbox game set in the Wild West - Red Dead Redemption - has established the position of the franchise in the video games industry. The game has been developed by Rockstar Games.

Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V

Action 14 April 2015

The fifth major installment in the massively popular action game series developed by Rockstar North in cooperation with Take Two Interactive. Grand Theft Auto V is set in a fictional city of Los Santos (based on Los Angeles). The story revolves around adventures of three characters: Michael De Santa, Trevor Philips, and Franklin Clinton, men infamous for brushing up against the law.

SpaceBourne 2
SpaceBourne 2

Action 2023 (early access since 17 February 2023)

SpaceBourne 2 is a sequel to the sandbox action game with RPG elements released in 2020, set in a science fiction world with thousands of celestial bodies to explore. It was developed by independent developer Burak Dabak.

Returnal
Returnal

Action 15 February 2023

Returnal is an action game from the Housemarque studio, in which we play the role of an astronaut who survives the multiple shipwreck on an unknown planet. The player's task is to discover the secrets of this world and break out of the time loop.

Dying Light 2
Dying Light 2

Action 04 February 2022

A sequel to the popular open-world game created by the Polish developer, Techland. The players get to explore a ruined city infested by zombies.

The Forest
The Forest

Action 30 April 2018

A first-person perspective (FPP) sandbox survival horror game. The Forest is the work of an independent studio SKS Games, known mainly for the smartphone hit, End Night. The player assumes the role of a sole survivor of a plane crash. The hero ends up on an isolated island far away from civilization, inhabited by a tribe of cannibalistic mutants. The gameplay focuses on the exploration of land (forest, caves, etc.), survival skills (building a shelter, searching for food, setting traps, etc.

God of War
God of War

Action 14 January 2022

Another major entry in the famous hack-and-slash action game series that is one of the most important franchises available exclusively on subsequent generations of the PlayStation consoles. In previous parts of the series, we have been following a story of Spartan warrior named Kratos, and the gameplay concentrated mainly on spectacular and incredibly bloody action and eye-catching fighting system.

Wild Hearts
Wild Hearts

Action 16 February 2023

TPP action game with RPG elements, in which we hunt overgrown creatures in a fantastic land, acting alone or in a team of three. Wild Hearts was developed by Omega Force studio, and was released by Electronic Arts.

Like a Dragon: Ishin
Like a Dragon: Ishin

Action 21 February 2023

Like a Dragon: Ishin is a remake of the samurai spin-off of the Yakuza series. The game takes us to 19th century Japan and casts us in the role of a samurai searching for the murderer of his mentor. The game offers an open world, an arcade combat system and a rich set of mini-games.

League of Legends
League of Legends

Action 06 October 2009

An extremely popular MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) game, produced by Riot Games. League of Legends is set in Valoran, a fantasy world that has been torn by a bloody war for centuries. However, the opposing nations found another way of resolving disputes – duels fought by their representatives in the arenas. The game has been designed with multiplayer mode in mind, based on rivalry between two teams composed of several people. Each player controls one character.

Far Cry 6
Far Cry 6

Action 07 October 2021

The sixth main part of the popular FPS series, supervised by Ubisoft. In Far Cry 6 we go to the tropical Yara, and our main task is to get the bloody dictator Anton Castillo out of power.

The Last of Us: Part I
The Last of Us: Part I

Action 28 March 2023

The Last of Us is a third-person action game by Naughty Dog. The game is characterized by its cinematic nature, places great emphasis on the plot and the relationships between the characters, and is one of the highest-rated titles for PlayStation consoles.

Far Cry 5
Far Cry 5

Action 27 March 2018

Far Cry 5 is the fifth installment of the first-person action game series from Ubisoft. Unlike the previous installments of the series that took place in various exotic locations, Far Cry 5 takes the players to Montana, one of the least populated states of the USA.

Scars Above
Scars Above

Action 28 February 2023

TPP action adventure game, developed by Mad Head Games team and published by Prime Matter. Scars Above takes us on a journey to a planet full of dangers, which we traverse, facing the monsters that inhabit it.

Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League
Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League

Action 26 May 2023

A co-op TPP action game, which was developed by Rocksteady studio, creators of Batman: Arkham series. Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League, which is based on the DC Comics Suicide Squad comics, takes players to Superman's city, Metropolis.

Days Gone
Days Gone

Action 18 May 2021

A post-apocalyptic third-person perspective action game developed by Bend Studio, the creators of the spin-off to the Uncharted series released on PS Vita. Days Gone takes place in America, two years after a global virus outbreak which transformed millions of people into zombie-like monsters called “freakers”. During the game the player assumes the role of a former member of a motorcycle club who is trying to come to terms with the fact that he lost the love of his life.

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Action 07 June 2005

The seventh installment in the controversial Grand Theft Auto series – one of the most popular game franchises in history that brought Rockstar Games company international fame. The series has been letting the player start as a petty criminal and work his way to the top of the criminal underground. This next part of the series is the biggest one so far, featuring world – the State of San Andreas – almost three times larger than Vice City.

Horizon: Zero Dawn - Complete Edition
Horizon: Zero Dawn - Complete Edition

Action 07 August 2020

A third-person action game with RPG elements created by Guerilla Games, the studio known for Killzone series. The game is set in the distant future, where the world is ruled by intelligent animal-like forms that evolved from the machines responsible for the fall of an advanced human civilization centuries ago; the former rulers of the world survived, but their lifestyle was reduced to that of primitive, isolated tribes.

Resident Evil 4
Resident Evil 4

Action 24 March 2023

Resident Evil 4 is a remake of the cult horror game of the same name, announced at Sony's State of Play event in 2022. Resident Evil 4 has received graphical improvements, among other things.

Grand Theft Auto IV
Grand Theft Auto IV

Action 02 December 2008

The fourth installment in a best-selling action game franchise. The title was developed by Rockstar North Studios under the supervision of Chris Sawyer. The protagonist of Grand Theft Auto IV is Niko Bellic, an immigrant from Eastern Europe who recently came to America, where he starts a career in the criminal underground.

Mafia: Definitive Edition
Mafia: Definitive Edition

Action 25 September 2020

A remake of the cult game of the 2K Czech studio created by the original developers under the label of the Hangar 13 studio. In Mafia: Definitive Edition as Tommy Angelo we progress in the criminal underworld of the fictional city of Lost Heaven.