Action games

Updated: 01/31/2019 by Computer Hope

Action game overview

DoomAction games require little or no thought and can be played quickly or for several hours. A good example of an action game is a first person shooter. First-person shooters, such as Quake, involve a single or multiple players to get through a several stages alive. During the time the player is moving throughout these stages, they collect new weapons, ammo, health, as well as other bonus to help the continue throughout the next stages.

Action games usually require a quick reflexes and the ability to maneuver throughout obstacles quickly. Because of the high speed and fast pace of these games action games are played by the younger generation. However, in no means is limited to the younger generation.

Action games are one of the most commonly played games over the Internet because of the ease of finding a game that is quick or long.

Action games listing

GAME DEVELOPER
ABUSE Bungie Software
ALICE EA
BLAKE STONE Apogee
BLOOD GT Interactive
DEADLY TIDES Microsoft
DESCENT Interplay
DESCENT II Interplay
DOOM GT Interactive
DOOM 2 GT Interactive
DUKE NUKEM 3D GT Interactive
EARTHWORM JIM Activision
FINAL DOOM GT Interactive
FURY 3 Microsoft
HALF LIFE Sierra
HALF LIFE: OPPOSING FORCE Sierra
HERETIC IdSoftware
HERETIC 2 IdSoftware
HEXEN 2 Activision
HITMAN Eidos
JEDI KNIGHT LucasArts
MAGIC CARPET Bullfrog
MDK Interplay
MDK2 Interplay
NOCTURNE God Games
QUAKE IdSoftware
QUAKE 2 Activision
QUAKE 3 IdSoftware
QUAKE 3 TEAM ARENA IdSoftware
QUAKE 4 IdSoftware
SHADOW WARRIOR GT Interactive
STAR TREK ELITE FORCE Activision
TOMB RAIDER Eidos
TOMB RAIDER 2 Eidos
TRIBES Sierra
TRIBES 2 Sierra
ULTIMATE DOOM GT Interactive
UNDYING EA
UNREAL TOURNAMENT GT Interactive
WOLFENSTEIN 3D id Software
X-WING VS. TIE FIGHTER LucasArts
XARGON Epic