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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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1,469 350
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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1,344 775
Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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1,319 656
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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921 759
Dragon Age: Origins is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
bball.fletcher16 added Dragon Age: Origins 2009

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1,241 743
Fallout: New Vegas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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720 294
Mass Effect 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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1,284 818
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

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1,119 702
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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513 377
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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550 612
Deus Ex: Human Revolution is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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870 501
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowi... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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567 371
Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
but chickens double d added Red Dead Redemption 2010

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626 520
Dishonored is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Dishonored 2012

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414 324
The Witcher is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
AdamSzczybielkieiwcz added The Witcher 2007

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701 343
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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492 420
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloo... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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681 418
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Ki... is listed (or ranked) 18 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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384 247
Dragon's Dogma is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
bball.fletcher16 added Dragon's Dogma

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847 445
Diablo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Diablo 1996

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528 381
Fallout: 4 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
armok added Fallout: 4

The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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1,266 500
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Diablo II 2000

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485 368
Dragon Age: Inquisition is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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1,242 635
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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754 427
Fable is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Fable 2004

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867 437
Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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486 223
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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304 149
Bloodborne is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

The Greatest RPG Characters of All Time

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Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
CosmicCastaway added Chrono Trigger 1995

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520 431
BioShock Infinite is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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766 463
Kingdom Hearts II is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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509 376
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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542 368
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind ... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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398 248
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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713 418
Kingdom Hearts is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

The Most Important Military Leaders In US History

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239 136
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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506 310
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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317 226
Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 38 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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149 110
Demon's Souls is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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291 157
Borderlands is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
autopsychotic added Borderlands 2009

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374 300
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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307 232
Fable II is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Fable II 2008

The Best CS:GO Streamers On Twitch

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Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
KelseyMartin added Secret of Mana 1993

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450 315
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight ... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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259 227
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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488 291
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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146 117
Deus Ex is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
xordiw added Deus Ex 2000

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124 67
Castlevania: Symphony of the N... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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571 372
Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Diablo III 2012

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233 246
Jade Empire is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time