The Best Action-adventure Games for Xbox One

Update, : Skeletons added at rank #45.
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Onimusha: Warlords (2019)

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This version includes the original game’s intense swordplay and dramatic revenge story, plus improved controls, widescreen display, a new soundtrack, and more. Experience this enhanced version of the best-selling action-adventure classic!

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  • action-adventure
  • swordplay
  • hack-and-slash
  • best-selling
  • ninja
  • fight
  • classic
  • demons
  • violent
  • survival-horror
  • side-scrolling
  • top-selling
  • historical
  • battle

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Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom (2018)

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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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Dead (2018)

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The universe wants you dead. Take on the ten great spirits of the universe in this intense boss fighting shooter!

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  • action-adventure
  • horror
  • silent
  • bullet-hell
  • suspense
  • protagonist
  • manner
  • survivor
  • cult
  • top-down
  • souls
  • shooter
  • shoot-em-up
  • action
  • multiplayer

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Bounty (2022)

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early access PC Windows Xbox One Android

Bounty is a fast-paced and brutal top-down action RPG set in a post-apocalyptic world populated by humanoid blobs. As a scavenger, it's your job to sift through the wreckage of this strange dystopia. What will you find?


  • action-adventure
  • 2d
  • shooter
  • top-down
  • fight
  • third-person
  • rpg
  • hack-and-slash
  • action
  • post-apocalyptic
  • colourful
  • dark
  • wars
  • exploration
  • first-person

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The Vale: Shadow of the Crown (2021)

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Xbox One PC Windows

CLOSE YOUR EYES. BECOME A WARRIOR: Feel your enemy’s rasping breath; a foot shifts on swampy ground; the crack of steel on wooden shield. The Vale is an audio based action adventure that sets out to breathe new life into medieval combat and fantasy narrative.


  • action-adventure
  • hunting
  • medieval
  • magic
  • swordplay
  • story
  • immersive
  • rpg
  • adventure
  • combat
  • narrative
  • audio
  • first-person
  • experimental
  • fantasy

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The Gunk (2021)

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Xbox Series X PC Windows Xbox One

The Gunk is an action-adventure game in which you play as Rani, part of our duo of gritty space haulers. As they’re struggling to bring in funds, they chance upon an untouched planet brimming with life. They came in search of valuable resources, and it looks like they’ve hit the jackpot…


  • platform
  • action-adventure
  • exploration
  • adventure
  • puzzle
  • combat
  • third-person
  • narrative
  • resource
  • mystery
  • metroidvania
  • crafting
  • relaxing
  • sci-fi
  • discovery

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The Wild at Heart (2021)

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PC Windows Xbox One Xbox Series X Mac OS Nintendo Switch Playstation 4

A mysterious hidden realm. Two precocious kids fleeing hardship. Magical creatures and an oddball order of guardians who have lost their way. A stygian evil imprisoned. Welcome to the Deep Woods.


  • puzzle
  • crafting
  • hand-drawn
  • action-adventure
  • adventure
  • survival
  • atmospheric
  • exploration
  • fantasy
  • emotional
  • story
  • resource-management
  • loot
  • colourful
  • pikmin

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Narita Boy (2021)

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PC Windows Linux Mac OS Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Xbox One

Narita Boy received "generally favorable reviews" according to Metacritic.[10]


  • pixel
  • platform
  • boss
  • retro
  • action-adventure
  • combat
  • narrative
  • exploration
  • 1980s
  • 2d
  • metroidvania
  • lore
  • adventure
  • runner
  • hand-drawn

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The Tale of Bistun (2022)

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Xbox Series X PC Windows Xbox One

The Tale of Bistun is a story-driven action-adventure game inspired by the famous Persian tragic romance “Khosrow and Shirin”. A stone carver with no memory of who he is must traverse blighted lands to discover his identity and the source of a pleading, strangely familiar whisper.


  • mythology
  • narration
  • action-adventure
  • story
  • isometric
  • romance
  • narrative
  • stylized
  • colourful
  • relaxing
  • arena
  • historical
  • persian
  • semi-isometric
  • combat

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Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered (2019)

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[3][4] The game was released after several delays in development and multiple publisher changes. [5] In North America, all versions of the game were published by Atari,[6][7] while in Europe, the PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, and PlayStation 3 versions were published by Sony Computer Entertainment. [8] A separate game for the Nintendo DS with the same title was developed by Zen Studios and released at the same time, albeit with substantial differences in the gameplay and story.


  • tps
  • action-adventure
  • gun
  • supernatural
  • third-person
  • linear
  • comedy
  • 1990s
  • destruction
  • customization
  • sci-fi

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