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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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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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Mass Effect 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
anurag added Dark Souls 2011

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

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

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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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Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

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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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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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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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Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
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Dishonored is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Dishonored 2012

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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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Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloo... is listed (or ranked) 16 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) 17 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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Dragon's Dogma is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
bball.fletcher16 added Dragon's Dogma

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The Witcher 2: Assassins of Ki... is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Fallout: 4 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
armok added Fallout: 4

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Diablo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
Diablo 1996

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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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Dragon Age: Inquisition is listed (or ranked) 23 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) 24 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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

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Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 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) 27 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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Bloodborne is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games 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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BioShock Infinite is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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

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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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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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The Legend of Zelda: The Wind ... 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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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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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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Demon's Souls is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time

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

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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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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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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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Deus Ex is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Action Role-Playing Games of All Time
xordiw added Deus Ex 2000

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

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