31 Best Platform Action games for Xbox One

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The best 31 Platform Action games for Xbox One daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Xbox One. 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 Goblins! released the 31 March 2021 and ranked #4, Firework - a modern tale released the 12 February 2021 and ranked #9, Golden Force released the 27 January 2021 and ranked #5.

1# Rise & Shine - 2017

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Welcome to Gamearth, a once peaceful planet now threatened by the warmongering Space grunts of Nexgen. In the aftermath of their devastating first strike a child named Rise is forced to take on the sacred gun Shine - and with it the fate of his world.

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2# Foregone - 2020

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Foregone is a fast and fluid 2D action-platformer packed with legendary loot and stunning pixel art. Collect an arsenal of powerful weapons and unravel a compelling story of regret and conspiracy as you slice your way through hordes of enemies to save Calagan.

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5# Golden Force - 2021

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Golden Force is a retro-style action-platformer where you perform complex combos, slides, and dash attacks. Unlock new areas, collect throwable items, attack underwater, avoid spiky obstacles, and finish each stage with the best result.

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6# Deadpool - 2013

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Deadpool is an antihero action comedy beat 'em up video game based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Former Deadpool comic writer Daniel Way created the game's plot, and Nolan North voiced the character. Deadpool, along with most other games published by Activision that had used the Marvel license, were de-listed and removed from all digital storefronts on January 1, 2014. Deadpool is an action beat 'em up video game, with new combos becoming available to Deadpool as he progresses.

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7# Giraffe and Annika - 2020

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Lovable, cat-eared Annika sets off on a grand quest on the Island of Spica! 3D adventure & rhythm action genres mesh in the lush, pastoral and beautiful manga-inspired world of Giraffe and Annika!

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10# GunWorld - 2014

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Plant seeds to grow guns! GunWorld is a love letter to 8-bit action games, it's an homage to everything great about classic game design and action heroes of the 1980s! An emphasis on high challenge and non-linear progression means GunWorld: Xbox One Edition is not for the faint of heart. Players will be challenged to complete a series of levels in any order they choose, unlocking new weaponry as they do. With each new piece of equipment additional options present themselves, encouraging experimentation and repeated level runs.

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12# The Z Axis: Continuum - 2018

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Escape a bizarre world by rotating the universe. Use portals, physics, time, and clones as floors become walls, walls become ceilings, left becomes down, and right becomes up. You manipulate time and space at will, but do you have the mind to solve the warped reality that imprisons you?

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13# Mega Coin Squad - 2014

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Tackle 16 levels in the solo quest for the Mega Coins in this manic 2D platformer from Big Pixel Studios and Adult Swim Games. Or invite your friends over to rob them of victory -- and their coins -- in four different local multiplayer modes.

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14# Revolve - 2017

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Revolve is a Triggeractive Platformer. You play as Reevo, drone on wheels who is trying to escape a dystopian world. You can use speed boosts, brake, jump or switch gravity. But you don't control Reevo directly! Each of these 4 actions use energy. Reevo's energy refills automatically, but slowly, so it's important to time your actions and see how he reacts in the world. It's basic physics: you trigger the action & Reevo reacts in the world... Trigger actions & reaction... Triggeractive...

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15# Legends of Ethernal - 2020

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Legends of Ethernal is a 2D single-player action adventure game where you need to explore beautiful hand-crafted environments, solve clever puzzles and battle tough creatures to uncover the truth about your parents’ disappearance.

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16# Organic Panic - 2014

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Organic Panic is a physics based action puzzle platformer. Completely destructible levels, and dynamic reactive liquids! Play as the Organics take on the Meats & Cheese cronies! Over 200 levels!

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18# Empty. - 2020

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In the world of "EMPTY" Earth is flat, and Depart from the very ground. You will be controlling "Master Humpback", Jump through each level and collect "RED CORE". While you walk through Each level, you will discover the Story of "EMPTY".

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19# Pity Pit - 2020

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Dig your doom! Procedural 2D platforming goes vertical as you dig, mine, craft and bomb your way downward! Take the role of Oratio, a Dwarf who enjoys hanging around the mines with his dear wife, until a demon spawns from a nearby pit and carries her away! Now it’s a race through the mines to get her back. Can you save Gwendoline from the Devil Johnson?

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20# Brotherhood United - 2018

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Pick your guns, grab your beer and blast your way through hordes of enemies on this run and gun game as a member of the Brotherhood who leaves no friend behind. Show your enemies that no one messes with the Brotherhood. Unite the Brotherhood !

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21# Infinite - Beyond the Mind - 2020

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Do you stand a chance against the wicked Queen Evangelyn and her army? You're the last hope to prevent her world domination! Infinite Beyond The Mind is a slick 2D action-platformer where you take on evil Queen Evangelyn Bramann, ruler of The Beljantaur Kingdom as she works towards her dream of world domination. Play as either Tanya or Olga, two girls who have the power to stop the Beljantaur Kingdom’s growing army and take down the evil Queen. Take on a range of different bosses in either single-player or co-op across a variety of stunning chibi pixel art style backdrops as you explore the Beljantaur Kingdom. Your agility is the key to your survival on the battlefield and your strength is what will prevent the Queen's reign of terror from taking over the world... Do you stand a chance against her Majesty?

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22# Bleed - 2012

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Key Features: Unique control scheme enabling crazy fast action 7 levels packed with multiple set-pieces and bosses 4 difficulty levels that remix enemy placement and boss patterns 2-player local co-op for all modes (requires at least one gamepad) 3 unlockable characters with their own gameplay twists Survive the entire game on one life in Arcade Mode Select and battle up to three bosses at once in Challenge Mode 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). 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).

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24# Big Crown: Showdown - 2018

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Big Crown: Showdown sees friends become foes as they compete in 4-player local and online multiplayer combat, set over 3 wacky worlds full of medieval shenanigans. Avoid perilous hazards and engage in frantic fights as you attempt to knock your opponents off 15 crazy courses in the ultimate royal battle!

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25# Battle Princess Madelyn - 2018

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Set in the vein of classic Ghouls N' Ghosts and Wonder Boy 3: The Dragon's Trap, the instantly classic and familiar gameplay will transport old-school gamers back to their heyday, and the self-adjusting difficulty will allow for even the most novice of gamer to pick up and play! Polished gameplay, breath taking visuals, jaw-dropping dual soundtracks and epic adventures await! 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).

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