Groups

 

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.

415
games
32
platforms

Name variations: ARPG

The first video game about Action-RPG was released on September 3, 1987.

Square Enix, Sega and Focus Home Interactive 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

Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, Hack and Slash

Platforms

Windows 123
Linux 98
PS4 49
Xbox One 23
Mac OS X 20
PS2 16
X360 14
PS3 14
PSP 8
Wii U 6
PS 6
Saturn 6
Mac OS Classic 4
Mega Drive 4
Pandora 3
Mobile 2
Switch 2
NES 2
3DS 2
Unix 1
BSD 1
NEC PC9801 1
GP2X 1
Nintendo DS 1
Wii 1
Atari ST 1
Amiga 1
WinCE 1
Amstrad CPC 1
MS-DOS 1

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