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, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. 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 #29, Shining Souls released the 17 August 2018 and ranked #21, Store Crasher released the 1 July 2018 and ranked #45.

2# 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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3# Super Hydorah - 2018

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Super Hydorah is a nonlinear horizontal shoot’ em up designed to offer a challenging experience, sublimating the richness of traditional shmup classics. Face the menace of the Meroptians aboard the Delta Force, alone or with your friends in this game with direct action and nostalgic art.

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4# 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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5# 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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7# 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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8# Lost Socks: Naughty Brothers - 2016

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Set off in chase of the lost Sock! Lost Socks: Naughty Brothers is a brand new platformer set in a crazy world, with infinite fun and hardcore challenges. What sets this game apart is that the main character simply can’t stop, so the onslaught of enemies, barbs and bullets will be intense!

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9# 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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10# Epic Flail - 2016

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Epic Flail is a fast paced 2D brawler with a gladiator theme that mimics the action packed fighting scenes from Japanese anime. Epic Flail has the player trapped in the arena, fighting through different modes and defeating other arena legends and even the gods themselves.

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11# Tales From Deep Space - 2015

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One Of The Best Mobile Adventures Of The Year Kotaku 90 Excellent rating - Gaming Trend Tales From Deep Space is a comedic mis-adventure set on Big Moon, the most eccentric space station in the galaxy. Players help E, a traveling salesman, and his loyal luggage drone CASI escape when Big Moon is thrown into lockdown. E and CASI must work together to fight dangerous battles, solve fiendish puzzles and unravel the nefarious plot behind the mysterious "Meek" uprising.

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12# 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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13# Aliens Drive Me Crazy - 2014

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Take control of your car and blast your way through the city to reach an alien's base! - Customize your character and unlock cars as you progress - Compare scores and achievements with your friends - Get ready for great adventure with this instantly playable and simple to control game

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14# 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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15# Plasma Puncher - 2017

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Plasma Puncher is an action-brawler taking place at a cellular level! As the last standing white blood cell, you must destroy the virulent army of microbes that invaded the bloodstream, using your bare fists and an assortment of power-ups and special attacks! It's all about punching amoebas into oblivion, baby!

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16# Marble Masters: The Pit - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Marble Masters: The Pit
Screenshot of the video game Marble Masters: The Pit

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Do you have what it takes to become a marble master? Destroy the enemy marbles through 50 levels in this challenging physics based action puzzler.

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17# Suicide Guy: Sleepin' Deeply - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Suicide Guy: Sleepin' Deeply
Screenshot of the video game Suicide Guy: Sleepin' Deeply

In this new chapter of 'Suicide Guy' you'll be challenged with even more insane puzzles, generated by the surreal dreams of the Guy. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy). One-time license fee for play on accounts designated primary PS4 system and other PS4 systems when signed in with that account.

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19# 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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20# 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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21# Shining Souls - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Shining Souls
Screenshot of the video game Shining Souls

Are you looking for a funny game?Shining Souls, there are 70 challenge room, all let you concentrate, the heart speeds up, it's really fun!Are you looking for an interesting game?Shining Souls, there will be many interesting soul, floating in the vast underground maze, go chat with them, they are waiting for you!

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23# Super Nano Jumpers - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Super Nano Jumpers
Screenshot of the video game Super Nano Jumpers

Super Nano Jumpers is a retro hard as nails platformer with tight control mechanics, This semi autorunner's controls are simple enough - tap the left side of the screen to halt, tap the right side to jump. With over 75 levels to play across 4 different worlds and 2 different Game modes(Arcade & Time trial) you need to survive these dark dungeons,unlock new characters and make it to the end. > Over 75 challenging handcrafted Levels > 2 different Game Modes (Arcade and Time Trial) > Super tight control mechanics > Survive through 4 different Worlds > Game Center leaderboards integration > 8-Bit Retro Soundtracks > No Onscreen buttons > Unlock 4 different Characters

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25# MEGA MAN 4 MOBILE - 2017

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After restoring peace to humanity's perilous mining worlds, Mega Man has enjoyed a brief year of respite. Capcom accepts no responsibility for problems caused by using incompatible operating systems and devices and does not offer refunds.

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