The Best Action Role-playing Games of All Time Video Games
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The Best Action Role-playing Games of All Time

This is a list of the best action role-playing games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated action role-playing games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest action role-playing games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these action role-playing games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging action role-playing games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new action role-playing games.

List is made up of many different items, including The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best action role-playing games?" and "What is the greatest action role-playing game game of all time?"
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