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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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642 136
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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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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867 435
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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874 565
Fallout: New Vegas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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968 548
Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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993 609
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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837 514
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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430 418
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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249 180
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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344 132
Mass Effect 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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444 353
Dishonored is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Dishonored 2012

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635 389
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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498 304
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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Diablo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Diablo 1996

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307 212
Dragon Age: Inquisition is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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305 210
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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1,011 400
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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338 311
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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341 250
Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
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580 329
Fable is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Fable 2004

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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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480 265
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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671 343
Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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265 215
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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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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221 150
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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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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Bloodborne is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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

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126 49
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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377 235
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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234 125
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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221 158
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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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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289 243
Gothic II is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Gothic II 2002

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192 99
Borderlands is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
autopsychotic added Borderlands 2009

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Demon's Souls is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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

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Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Costas Smaseliaf added Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow 2003

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