The Best Action-adventure Games for Playstation 5

Update, : The Nexus added at rank #20.
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Kena: Bridge of Spirits (2021)

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Playstation 5 Playstation 4 PC Windows

A story-driven, action adventure combining exploration with fast-paced combat. Untangle the past as Kena, a young Spirit Guide in search of the sacred Mountain Shrine. Help free the spirits trapped in a forgotten village with the help of the Rot, her adorable (yet powerful) spirit companions.


  • action-adventure
  • platform
  • exploration
  • puzzle
  • boss-fight
  • cute
  • combat
  • boss
  • souls
  • pixar
  • pikmin
  • adventure
  • battle
  • fight
  • story

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Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom (2018)

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Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Xbox One PC Windows stadia Playstation 5

A legendary game series returns with an all-new adventure! Monster Boy is a colourful side-scrolling action adventure created in cooperation with Ryuichi Nishizawa, the creator of the Wonder Boy Monster World series (Trademark of SEGA Corporation Japan). Monster Boy is being created to bring back the enjoyment of classic games that shine by simplicity. Pure, exciting gameplay; upbeat music and smooth graphics. You'll need to overcome huge bosses, find hidden passages, discover powerful equipment and use all your wits and skills to remove a powerful curse. Monster Boy can transform into 5 different creatures, each with their own skills and abilities. Take advantage of all the unique powers to open new paths and advance in an epic story. Monster Boy is a love letter to gaming from the 80's and 90's - will you join us and celebrate together with us?


  • metroidvania
  • action-adventure
  • platform
  • adventure
  • scroller
  • motion
  • anime
  • sequel
  • colourful
  • 2d
  • action
  • exploration
  • cartoony
  • classic
  • sprite

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FAR: Changing Tides (2022)

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Playstation 4 Playstation 5 PC Windows Xbox Series X Xbox One Nintendo Switch

An atmospheric vehicle adventure that follows the emotional journey of a boy and his ship as he embarks on a voyage to find a new home.


  • 2.5d
  • atmospheric
  • post-apocalyptic
  • vehicle
  • action-adventure
  • emotional
  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • platform
  • stylized
  • hand-drawn
  • relaxing
  • warm-hearted
  • underwater
  • cross-section

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STAR WARS Jedi: Fallen Order (2019)

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PC Windows Xbox Series X Playstation 5 stadia Xbox One Playstation 4

A galaxy-spanning adventure awaits in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, a 3rd person action-adventure title from Respawn. An abandoned Padawan must complete his training, develop new powerful Force abilities, and master the art of the lightsaber - all while staying one step ahead of the Empire.

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  • action-adventure
  • souls
  • third-person
  • swordplay
  • metroidvania
  • exploration
  • space
  • open-world
  • hack-and-slash
  • story
  • family-friendly
  • fight
  • sci-fi
  • platform

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the-touryst (2021)

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Xbox One Nintendo Switch PC Windows Xbox Series X/s Playstation 4 Playstation 5 Xbox Series X

You are just arriving at the Monument Islands. Want to go swimming? Or rather take a dive into the deep sea? Or do you want to visit the amusement arcade, do some shopping, dance at the beach party? Fancy some surfing? Or will you talk with the strange old tourist and listen what he has to say about these ancient mysterious monuments..


  • voxel
  • action-adventure
  • amusement
  • nature
  • exploration
  • 3d
  • third-person

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Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX 2 (2022)

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Xbox Series X Xbox One PC Windows Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

A spin-off game, Mighty Gunvolt, was released on the same day as Azure Striker Gunvolt. It was followed by a sequel, Mighty Gunvolt Burst, in 2017. Two sequels, Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 and Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX, were released in 2016 and 2019, respectively. Another sequel, Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX 2 was released in 2022. One further sequel, Azure Striker Gunvolt 3, has also been announced, which is set to be released for the Nintendo Switch in 2022.[3]


  • 2d
  • action-adventure
  • platform
  • anime
  • action
  • sci-fi
  • boss
  • scroller
  • robots
  • fantasy
  • side-scrolling
  • pixel

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Death's Door (2021)

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PC Windows Xbox One Xbox Series X Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

Reaping souls of the dead and punching a clock might get monotonous but it's honest work for a Crow. The job gets lively when your assigned soul is stolen and you must track down a desperate thief to a realm untouched by death - where creatures grow far past their expiry.


  • 3d
  • hack-and-slash
  • souls
  • rpg
  • action-adventure
  • isometric
  • dungeon-crawler
  • fantasy
  • exploration
  • action
  • dark
  • colourful
  • adventure
  • dungeon
  • third-person

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Ghostwire: Tokyo (2022)

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Playstation 5 PC Windows

Tokyo's population has vanished, and deadly supernatural forces prowl the streets. Use an arsenal of elemental abilities to unravel the truth behind the disappearance and save Tokyo.


  • supernatural
  • action-adventure
  • lore
  • surreal
  • horror
  • first-person
  • open-world
  • single-player
  • chore
  • atmospheric
  • mystery

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Book Quest (2022)

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Playstation 4 Playstation 5 PC Windows Xbox Series X Xbox One Nintendo Switch

Book Quest is an action adventure RPG presented in retro pixel art style featuring cinematic cutscenes and dialogue. Throughout this medieval fantasy, gameplay alternates between top-down and side-scrolling perspectives.


  • top-down
  • action-adventure
  • rpg
  • perspectives
  • pixel
  • retro
  • boss
  • adventure
  • medieval
  • side-scrolling
  • fantasy
  • action
  • exploration
  • 1990s
  • boss-fight

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DC League of Super-Pets: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace (2022)

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Suit up as super-dogs Krypto and Ace to uncover Lex Luthor’s plot to pet-nap Metropolis’ strays. Soar through the skies, unleash your special abilities and protect the streets of Metropolis from Lex’s plans and bring the evil LexBots to heel.


  • comic
  • dog
  • action-adventure
  • superhero
  • cartoony
  • book
  • andross
  • third-person
  • controller-support
  • child-friendly
  • demo
  • quick-time-event
  • adventure
  • family-friendly
  • child

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