Action

An action game is a video game genre that emphasizes physical challenges, including hand–eye coordination and reaction-time. The genre includes diverse subgenres such as fighting games, shooter games and platform games which are widely considered the most important action games, though multiplayer online battle arena and some real-time strategy games are also considered to be action games.

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Let Them Come (PS4) Review: They Can Stop Now, Thank You. 1

Let Them Come (PS4) Review: They Can Stop Now, Thank You.

The absolute nicest thing I think I could say about Let Them Come is that I can definitely picture it standing in some unwieldy cabinet at some arcade from my childhood....
The Commuter (2018) Review: Spectacular Stupidity 4

The Commuter (2018) Review: Spectacular Stupidity

Not all stupid B-movies are created equal. Some are just dumb and bad. You know the type, even if it’s hard to think of specific examples since they tend to fade...
Nioh: Complete Edition (PC) Review - Samurai Souls Comes to PC 5

Nioh: Complete Edition (PC) Review – Samurai Souls Comes to PC

When the Asian-flavoured Souls-like Nioh came out, many people learned that the cruelest of its torturous bosses was that ancient, fell beast known as console exclusivity. To add insult to injury,...
Enter The Gungeon (Switch) Mini-Review - Gungeon Crawling on the Go 3

Enter The Gungeon (Switch) Mini-Review – Gungeon Crawling on the Go

For a little while it felt as though the success of the Roguelike games saw several indie devs clamouring to create the next Binding of Isaac, but only a handful of...
Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle Review: Surprisingly Decent

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle Review: Surprisingly Decent

Yep, that’s right. I’m actually going to get behind the Jumanji sequel with a straight face and trust me, no one is more surprised about it than I am. On paper,...
Okami HD (PS4) Review: The Littlest Hobo of Our Times

Okami HD (PS4) Review: The Littlest Hobo of Our Times

Okami HD is the dog game I’ve always wanted to play, capturing the joy and laughter that having a loving canine brings to a life. It’s simply a delight to take...
Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier (PS4) Review: 2

Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier (PS4) Review: Decide if Humans or Apes Win!

Set between the second and third films in the recent Planet of the Apes film trilogy, Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier is a wholly new adventure which doesn’t really require knowledge...
Nelo Preview: Gotta Slow Down 1

Nelo Preview: Gotta Slow Down

Nelo looks beyond slick. Rushing through arenas filled with enemies at blinding speed while firing four machine guns looks like something you’d want to be a part of. However, the alpha...
RiME (Switch) Review - This is One Port your Boat Should Avoid 3

RiME (Switch) Review – This is One Port your Boat Should Avoid

RiME is the touching tale of a boy that wakes up on a beach with no clear recognition of how he got there. He sets off on a journey that has...
Hidden Agenda (PlayStation 4): The Police Procedural Team 1

Hidden Agenda (PlayStation 4): The Police Procedural Team

Supermassive Games hit a brilliant note with 2015's Until Dawn, and continued with Until Dawn: Rush of Blood. Now that streak continues with Hidden Agenda. Combining modern technology and an interesting...
Tiny Barbarian DX (Switch) Review - Action platformer of the year? 3

Tiny Barbarian DX (Switch) Review – Action platformer of the year?

On first glance, Tiny Barbarian DX appears like your typical indie action platformer with pixel art and chiptune music, only with a $30 USD price tag. Looks can be deceiving however,...
Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon (PS4) Review: Duels in the Dusk 1

Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon (PS4) Review: Duels in the...

Anime, and the media surrounding it, tends to stick to some very specific tropes that would make absolutely no sense elsewhere. Other genres in media have similar predilections, the common guilt...