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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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Dragon Age: Origins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Diablo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Diablo 1996

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Fallout: 4 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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

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The Witcher 2: Assassins of Ki... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Diablo II 2000

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Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloo... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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Fable is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Fable 2004

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

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

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

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

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

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The Legend of Zelda: The Wind ... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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Bloodborne is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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The Legend of Zelda: Majora's ... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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

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The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight ... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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Borderlands is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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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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Demon's Souls is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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

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Fable II is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Fable II 2008

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

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Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Diablo III 2012

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Deus Ex is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Deus Ex 2000

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