Action-RPG

Game genre theme

RPG sub-genre characterized with heavy focus on fast-paced (real-time) combat and is overall very similar to Action-Adventure genre.

452
games
34
platforms

Name variations: ARPG

The first video game about Action-RPG was released on August 1980.

Square Enix, Sega and Ubisoft has published most of these games

See also: Action-Adventure, Diablo-like

Action-RPGs generally favor the action part with any RPG elements in them covering combat related things. Character development and available skills/abilities are combat oriented or only used in combat.

Parent groups

Action, Role-playing game

Child groups

Team Brawler, Hack and Slash

compare with these groups

Platforms

Windows 130
Linux 108
PS4 56
Xbox One 26
Mac OS X 20
PS2 16
PS3 14
X360 14
PSP 8
PS 6
Saturn 6
Wii U 6
Switch 5
Mega Drive 4
Mac OS Classic 4
NES 3
Pandora 3
Mobile 3
PS5 2
Xbox Series X 2
3DS 2
MS-DOS 2
Nintendo DS 1
Wii 1
Apple II E 1
Amiga 1
WinCE 1
PS Vita 1
GBA 1
Unix 1

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