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These are the best action role-playing games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated action RPGs are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest action RPGs 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 RPGs.List is made up of many different games, including The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.This list answers the questions, "What are the best action RPGs?" and "What is the greatest action role-playing game game of all time?"
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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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635 134
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Mabie1 added The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 2014

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611 457
Dragon Age: Origins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
bball.fletcher16 added Dragon Age: Origins 2009

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861 433
Dark Souls is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
anurag added Dark Souls 2011

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871 562
Fallout: New Vegas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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964 545
Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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989 609
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

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835 512
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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428 417
Deus Ex: Human Revolution is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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248 178
Mass Effect 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
armok added Mass Effect 3 2012

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342 131
Mass Effect 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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441 353
Dishonored is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Dishonored 2012

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633 388
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowi... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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497 303
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Ki... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
AdamSzczybielkieiwcz added The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings 2011

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645 338
Diablo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Diablo 1996

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307 209
Dragon Age: Inquisition is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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304 208
Fallout: 4 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
armok added Fallout: 4

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1,008 399
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Diablo II 2000

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336 310
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloo... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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338 250
Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
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577 329
Fable is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Fable 2004

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984 525
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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478 264
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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668 343
Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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264 213
The Witcher is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
AdamSzczybielkieiwcz added The Witcher 2007

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322 139
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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221 148
Dragon's Dogma is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
bball.fletcher16 added Dragon's Dogma

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385 319
BioShock Infinite is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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620 378
Kingdom Hearts II is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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136 60
Bloodborne is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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228 79
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
CosmicCastaway added Chrono Trigger 1995

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436 293
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind ... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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287 175
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's ... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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583 354
Kingdom Hearts is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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125 48
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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376 233
Path of Exile is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
NoraAus added Path of Exile 2013

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233 125
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
KelseyMartin added Secret of Mana 1993

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221 157
Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
but chickens double d added Pokémon Red and Blue

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372 252
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight ... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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192 98
Borderlands is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
autopsychotic added Borderlands 2009

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82 58
Demon's Souls is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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289 242
Gothic II is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Gothic II 2002

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221 174
Fable II is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Fable II 2008

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203 164
Torchlight 2 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
owarvilla added Torchlight 2 2012

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409 242
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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258 223
Titan Quest is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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81 66
Deus Ex is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
xordiw added Deus Ex 2000

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Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Costas Smaseliaf added Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow 2003

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185 202
Jade Empire is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time