50 Best Challenging Action games

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The best 50 Challenging Action games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux, 3DS and HTC Vive. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Railgunners released the 30 December 2018 and ranked #17, Emerald Shores released the 20 November 2018 and ranked #30, Exo-Adventures released the 10 September 2018 and ranked #33.

2# Conduct THIS! - 2016

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Set in a stunning world, with incredibly simple controls you race against time to bring passengers safely to their destination by commanding trains, switching tracks and avoiding collisions in increasingly challenging action-puzzles. As you progress you unlock new trains, gain access to new beautiful and mysterious regions and earn awards. Conduct trains in beautiful low-poly 3D worlds Simple and intuitive gameplay for everyone, just tap to start/stop trains and control switches Transport passengers, earn coins and unlock new themed regions Unlock trains found in the real world, such as the French TGV and Japanese Shinkansen, to expand your train collection Seriously challenging puzzles in clever levels that will push you to the limit Earn awards for completing regions and marvel at your success in the company HQ Share your most explosive crashes with your friends Fantastic soundtrack by composer Simon Klle

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Price: Free

3# Mobfish Hunter - 2014

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Trick-out your fishing lures with a variety of projectile and melee weapons to rid the seas of Mobfish and become a champion Hunter. Set in the Mobfish Hunter world, each zone includes its own species of Mobfish and challenging hazards.

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Price: Free

4# Manuganu 2 - 2014

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In this release, Manuganu, has fly and swim features, which can easily be controlled with a single touch and it will be more challenging than ever with the improved climb feature. Game Features Platforming actions: Run, jump, roll, fly and swim IOS 7 controller support Original soundtrack by Burak Karaka Game available in: English, French, German, Italian,Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese and Turkish

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Price < $5

5# Fallen Legion - 2018

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Fallen Legion is an intense action RPG where every battle is a heart-pounding fight and each gut-wrenching choice impacts the realm.

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Price: $25-$40

6# Orphan - 2017

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Orphan draws inspiration from the classic 2D games of gaming's golden era. Orphan focuses on immersive gameplay, visuals and atmosphere and channels classics like Another World, Blackthorne and Oddworld: Abe's Oddysey, with a touch of Journey to Silius. Oh yeah and let's not forget a little Limbo.

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Price: Free

7# Swiped - 2014

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Swipe and make longest chains of similar gems in this challenging puzzle game with exciting special powers. Swiped Game modes : * CLASSIC : Achieve the target in given time to complete each level. - All game modes have individual player ranking system based on the highest level/Score achieved.

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8# Caterzillar - 2016

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Join Bob the caterpillar on a fun and action packed adventure to rescue the princess and defeat the evil insects who have shattered his world! Defy gravity and stick to surfaces. Features: - 4 Gorgeously Designed Chapters - 32 Uniquely Crafted Levels - Epic Boss Fights - Pay Once and Play Forever - Beautiful Art and Character Designs

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Price < $5

10# 15 seconds - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game 15 seconds
Screenshot of the video game 15 seconds

15 Seconds is a 2d arcade in which you have to move forward, take down obstacles, avoid shots in the search for an exit, but remember that your time is limited. in no case do not touch anything, otherwise you will have to start all over again.

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Price: Free

11# The East New World - 2016

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A retro-inspired action platformer game with the high quality pixel art style. Tight controls, complex level design (including multiple paths and secret areas), RPG elements, collectibles and achievements, boss fights, NPCs, a fair amount of challenge and decent number of levels.

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Price: $5-$15

13# Ophidia - 2016

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Consume all life as a serpentine demi-god in Ophidia! A decree has been made: all worlds must be purged so life may begin anew. Play as the legendary Norse Ouroboros, sent down from the heavens to cleanse Yggdrasil - the world tree - of all beings.

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Price: $5-$15

14# Monster Hunter - 2014

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Monster Hunter places the player in the role of an up-and-coming hunter who must accomplish various quests to achieve glory. Monster Hunter plays in a similar fashion to Phantasy Star Online allowing the player to team up with up to three other hunters online to take down stronger monsters. Monster Hunter is played through quests given to the hunter by the Village Elder or the Town Guild. Gathering: Gathering quests are missions in which the hunter must "gather" items like herbs or monster parts.

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Price < $5

16# Sphera Turris - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Sphera Turris
Screenshot of the video game Sphera Turris

Sphera Turris is a timed rotating platformer where you guide a ball past an array of increasingly difficult obstacles to the top of a tower.

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Price < $5

17# Railgunners - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Railgunners
Screenshot of the video game Railgunners

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Railgunners is a story driven shooter, in a mix of shmup and runner genre. Fight your way through hundreds of enemy ships, and help humanity fight back against the alien invasion!

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Price: Free

18# Greedy Dungeons - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Greedy Dungeons
Screenshot of the video game Greedy Dungeons

Who needs swords and spells when you have cash? Run through the dungeon with your defenseless hero, and collect as much gold as you can possibly carry! How much loot can you get away with ?

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Price: Free

19# MEGA MAN 5 MOBILE - 2017

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Proto Man appears at the head of a legion of maniacal robot masters, the worst threat to world peace yet!. Capcom accepts no responsibility for problems caused by using incompatible operating systems and devices and does not offer refunds.

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Price < $5

20# Orbits - 2015

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Orbits is challenging arcade-ish souls-ish game in space. You control a shell with basic combat abilities as it journeys through a galaxy on a quest to destroy all your enemies located in 100 levels and 20 bosses.

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Price: $5-$15

21# Zaba The Frog - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Zaba The Frog
Screenshot of the video game Zaba The Frog

Zaba The Frog is a 2D platformer game focused on quick and challenging gameplay. Your job as a player, is to help not very smart, lazy frog. Goal of each level is to collect enough flies and reach the exit portal. Be aware that as frog eats, it’s becoming bigger and it’s easier to die.

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22# A Turd's Life - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game A Turd's Life
Screenshot of the video game A Turd's Life

Early Access

Ever wonder what happens to poop after you flush it down? A TURD'S LIFE focuses on the life of a brand new turd with challenging infinite 3D runner type of gameplay and difficult bosses with very dynamic gameplay! Jump, duck, dodge or shoot your way through enemies, obstacles and bosses! collect coins and weapon powerups!

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23# Sacrifice Dungeon - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Sacrifice Dungeon
Screenshot of the video game Sacrifice Dungeon

Sacrifice Dungeon is an FPS that pays homage to the FPS of old. The game is built on Ray Casting technology, simple yet challenging. Fight your way through hordes of monsters while collecting items and increasing your high score. Find the source of evil that is causing great turmoil to the village of Riksbruk!

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24# Debris Infinity - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Debris Infinity
Screenshot of the video game Debris Infinity

Early Access

Be elusive! Be intense! Be constant! Put your reflexes to the limit, manipulating time itself to make impossible maneuvers, using an advance scoring system to rank your performance!

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Price: $5-$15

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