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Character Action Game

Category Tier-2 Genre

Top 150 best Steam games of all time tagged with Character Action Game, according to gamer reviews.

Rank, title, date, tags, platforms and price Score Rating
7.66
92% 426 votes
7.39
82% 15,610 votes
7.31
88% 230 votes
7.20
94% 32 votes
7.19
87% 159 votes
7.16
87% 111 votes
7.08
95% 19 votes
7.00
81% 488 votes

Correlated tags

Correlation is how often another tag appears together with this tag. If one in every five games tagged with Character Action Game is also tagged with a correlated tag, the correlated tag has 20% correlation. 100% correlation means the pair of tags always appear together.

Tags most frequently applied to the same games as Character Action Game, with at least 15% correlation.

  1. Action 77%
  2. Adventure 56%
  3. Singleplayer 47%
  4. Indie 43%
  5. Action-Adventure 40%
  6. Casual 37%
  7. 2D 33%
  8. 3D 30%
  9. Cute 28%
  10. Colorful 27%
  11. RPG 26%
  12. Third Person 24%
  13. Arcade 23%
  14. Atmospheric 22%
  15. Platformer 22%
  16. Fantasy 22%
  17. Story Rich 21%
  18. Anime 21%
  19. Hack and Slash 20%
  20. 2D Platformer 19%
  21. Pixel Graphics 19%
  22. Exploration 19%
  23. Shooter 16%
  24. Action RPG 16%
  25. Funny 16%
  26. Stylized 16%

The Character Action Game tag is used to describe a specific genre of video games that focus on fast-paced and stylish combat, with an emphasis on controlling a single character. These games are known for their intense action sequences, intricate combo systems, and rewarding gameplay mechanics.

In a Character Action Game, players take control of a powerful protagonist who possesses extraordinary abilities, weapons, or special powers. The gameplay revolves around using this character's unique moveset and combat skills to defeat waves of enemies or bosses in dynamic and visually impressive battles.

Key features of Character Action Games include:

  • Fluid Combat Character Action Games often prioritize fluidity and responsiveness in combat mechanics. Players can execute complex combos by seamlessly chaining together various attacks, dodges, parries, and special moves. Successful execution of these combos rewards players with satisfying visual feedback.
  • Action-Packed Gameplay These games provide non-stop action with intense battles that require quick reflexes and strategic decision-making. Players must learn enemy attack patterns and develop their own tactics to achieve victory.
  • Rewarding Progression System Character Action Games often feature RPG-like progression systems where players can unlock new abilities or upgrade existing ones as they progress through the game. This encourages experimentation with different playstyles while allowing characters to grow stronger over time.

The following examples showcase popular titles within the Character Action Game genre:

  • Devil May Cry series This long-running franchise from Capcom is widely regarded as one of the pioneers of the genre. Games like Devil May Cry 5 combine stylish combat with a strong emphasis on combo-building mechanics.
  • Bayonetta series Developed by PlatinumGames, the Bayonetta games feature fast-paced and highly stylized action sequences. Players control a highly skilled witch who battles angels and demons in over-the-top encounters.
  • NieR: Automata This action RPG from Square Enix combines intense combat with a deep story-driven narrative. Players control androids in a post-apocalyptic world and engage in visually stunning battles against machines.

Character Action Games provide players with an adrenaline-filled experience, combining precise gameplay mechanics, spectacular visuals, and immersive storytelling.

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