TechSmat has created a list of the Top 10 Action Games that ranked Action Games in the top 10 positions are:
- Grand Theft Auto V
- Doom Eternal
- God of War
- Red Dead Redemption 2
- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
- Devil May Cry 5
- Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
- Mortal Kombat 11
- Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
- Metro Exodus
Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) is an open-world action-adventure game developed and published by Rockstar Games in 2013. The game is the fifth main entry in the Grand Theft Auto series and is set in the fictional city of Los Santos, based on Los Angeles.
In the game, players control three main characters: Michael, Franklin, and Trevor, who engage in various criminal activities, such as heists and car thefts, to gain money and power. The game features a large open-world environment, where players can freely explore the city, complete missions, and engage in side activities such as racing, golfing, and yoga. The game also features a multiplayer mode, Grand Theft Auto Online, which allows players to interact and compete with each other in various activities.
GTA V was a commercial and critical success, selling over 150 million copies worldwide and becoming the best-selling video game of all time. It was praised for its detailed open-world, engaging storyline, and well-written characters, as well as its extensive content, including a variety of vehicles, weapons, and activities. The game is considered one of the most successful and influential video games of the 21st century and it’s still widely played today.
It’s worth noting that the game contains mature themes, graphic violence and strong language, making it inappropriate for children and certain audiences.
Doom Eternal is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Bethesda Softworks. It is the fifth main game in the Doom series and a direct sequel to 2016’s Doom. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Stadia, and Xbox One on March 20, 2020. It features fast-paced, violent gameplay, as players take on the role of the Doom Slayer, a powerful demon-killing warrior, fighting against hordes of demons from Hell. The game also includes new weapons, enemies, and power-ups, as well as the ability to upgrade the Doom Slayer’s abilities. It received positive reviews from critics, with many praising its gameplay, level design, and soundtrack.
God of War is an action-adventure video game series developed by Santa Monica Studio and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. The series, which began in 2005, follows the character of Kratos, a Spartan warrior who seeks revenge against the Greek gods. The series has been praised for its combat, storytelling, and graphics.
God of War (2018) is the eighth installment of the series, which is a soft-reboot of the franchise, and it is exclusive to the PlayStation 4 console. This game follows an older and more tempered Kratos, who now lives in the realm of Norse gods and monsters with his young son Atreus. The game has received universal critical acclaim and has won numerous awards, including several Game of the Year awards.
God of War: Ragnarok is the next installment of the series, which is set to be released in 2021 for PlayStation 5.
Red Dead Redemption 2
Red Dead Redemption 2 is an action adventure game developed and published by Rockstar Games in 2018. It is the prequel to the 2010 game Red Dead Redemption and is set in the year 1899, in a fictionalized version of the Western United States.
In the game, players take on the role of Arthur Morgan, a member of the Van der Linde gang, as they navigate the trials and tribulations of life as outlaws on the run. The game features a vast open-world environment, where players can explore, hunt, fish, and interact with a wide range of characters. The game’s story missions follow the gang’s decline, as they are pursued by government agents and rival gangs. The game also features a multiplayer mode, Red Dead Online, which allows players to compete and interact with each other in a shared world.
Red Dead Redemption 2 was a commercial and critical success, selling over 34 million copies worldwide and becoming one of the best-selling video games of all time. It was praised for its immersive open-world, engaging story, and attention to detail. It received numerous awards for its art direction, animation, music, and voice acting, among other things. The game is considered one of the greatest video games of all time and it’s still widely played today.
Like its predecessor, Red Dead Redemption 2 also features mature themes, graphic violence, and strong language, making it inappropriate for children and certain audiences.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is an action role-playing game developed and published by CD Projekt. It was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in 2015. It is the third main installment in The Witcher series, based on the series of fantasy novels by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. The game is set in an open world environment and follows the story of Geralt of Rivia, a monster hunter known as a “witcher”, as he searches for his adopted daughter and battles various monsters and political forces in a medieval fantasy world.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt received widespread critical acclaim upon release, with praise directed at its open-world design, story, characters, and combat. It has won numerous awards, including multiple “Game of the Year” awards. The game also features two expansions: Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine. which added new quests, areas, and features to the game.
Devil May Cry 5
Devil May Cry 5 is an action-adventure hack and slash video game developed and published by Capcom. It is the fifth installment in the Devil May Cry series, and a sequel to Devil May Cry 4, which was released in 2008. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 8, 2019.
The game features a single-player campaign that follows the characters Dante, Nero and a new character named V as they battle demons and other supernatural enemies. The game features fast-paced, stylish combat, with players using a combination of melee weapons and firearms to defeat enemies. The game also includes a “Stylish” ranking system which awards players based on the style and complexity of their combat.
Devil May Cry 5 received positive reviews from critics, who praised its fast-paced action, level design, and improved visuals. The game also received a positive reception from fans of the series, who praised its return to the series’ roots and its focus on stylish combat.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is an action role-playing video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It is the twelfth major installment and the twenty-second release in the Assassin’s Creed series, and it was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and later on Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, Google Stadia. The game was released on November 10, 2020.
The game is set in 873 AD, during the Viking invasion of Britain, players control Eivor, a Viking raider who becomes embroiled in the conflict between the Assassins and the Templars. The game features an open-world environment, with players able to explore the game’s vast map on foot or by boat, and engage in various activities such as hunting, fishing, and raiding.
The game received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised its open-world design, combat, and story. However, some criticized the game for its technical issues and lack of innovation. The game also received positive reception from fans of the series, who appreciated the game’s focus on Viking culture and its emphasis on player choice.
Mortal Kombat 11
Mortal Kombat 11 is a fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. It is the eleventh main installment in the Mortal Kombat series, and was released for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in April 2019. It is also available on next-gen consoles like PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S
The game features a roster of characters, both returning favorites and new ones, and players can choose to play as one of these characters in a variety of modes, including the single-player Story Mode, the traditional one-on-one battles of the Classic Tower mode, and the new Towers of Time mode, which features daily and weekly challenges. The game also includes a custom character variation system that allows players to customize their characters’ special moves and abilities.
Mortal Kombat 11 received positive reviews from critics, who praised its graphics, story, and gameplay mechanics. The game also received positive reception from fans of the series, who appreciated the game’s return to its roots and the addition of new features. The game also has a strong esports following, with multiple tournaments and leagues being held.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is an action-adventure video game developed by FromSoftware and published by Activision. It was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in March 2019. The game is set in a fictional version of Sengoku period Japan, and follows a shinobi named Wolf as he attempts to rescue his lord and take revenge on a rival clan who attacked them.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is known for its challenging difficulty, which requires players to master its fast-paced, precise combat and stealth mechanics. The game also features a unique “Posture” system, where players must break their opponents’ posture before delivering the final blow. The game also features exploration elements, with players able to climb and parkour through the game’s environments to find secrets and shortcuts.
The game received widespread critical acclaim upon release, with many praising its combat, level design, and difficulty. Some criticized it for its steep difficulty level, but praised the game’s challenging gameplay and sense of satisfaction when beating the bosses. The game has won several awards and has been praised for its attention to detail, immersive gameplay, and challenging difficulty.
Metro Exodus is a first-person shooter video game developed by 4A Games and published by Deep Silver. It is the third installment in the Metro series, following Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in February 2019.
The game is set in a post-apocalyptic Russia, where the player takes on the role of Artyom, a survivor of a nuclear war who must navigate a dangerous and hostile world filled with mutants and other survivors. The game features both linear levels and more open-ended, sandbox-style areas, and players must use a combination of stealth and combat to survive. The game also features a day-night cycle and dynamic weather, which can affect gameplay and the player’s visibility.
Metro Exodus received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised its atmosphere, level design, and story. Some criticized the game for its technical issues and the lack of innovation compared to its predecessors. The game also received positive reception from fans of the series, who appreciated the game’s departure from the linear level design of the previous games and its emphasis on exploration.