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The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam 

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Updated February 21, 2020 821 votes 140 voters 4.3k views 37 items

List Rules Vote up the most awesome action games on this list.

If you're looking for the best PC action games on Steam, look no further. This list ranks the best PC action games you can buy on Steam, ranging from cult classics to brand new action titles that are receiving great reviews.

It's interesting that action can be such a broad category when referring to games. For example, Cuphead is an excellent PC action game on Steam, but it's far different from other Steam action games like Batman: Arkham Asylum, or Dark Souls. No matter what kind of action game you're looking for on Steam, the games on this list all offer the challenging combat and fast-paced gameplay that you're looking for in a PC action title.

Which one's better, the beat-'em-up where you remix enemies' memories, or the desert wasteland simulator where you fight psychopaths in a post-apocalyptic Australia? Vote up the PC action games on this list that you feel is superior to all the others, in terms of fun and intensity.

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Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2013 (Rockstar Toronto)
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Dark Souls III is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Dark Souls III
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Cuphead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Cuphead
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Batman: Arkham City is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2011 (Rocksteady Studios)
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Dishonored is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2012 (Arkane Studios)
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Mirror's Edge is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2008 (EA Digital Illusions CE)
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Star Wars: Battlefront I... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2005 (Savage Entertainment)
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Dark Souls is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2011 (From Software)
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Tomb Raider is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Tomb Raider Released: 2013 (Crystal Dynamics)
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Batman: Arkham Asylum is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2009 (Rocksteady Studios)
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Rise of the Tomb Raider ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2015 (Crystal Dynamics)
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Middle-earth: Shadow of ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2014 (Monolith Productions)
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Hellblade: Senua's Sacri... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
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Mad Max is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Mad Max
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Vanquish is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2010 (Platinum Games)
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Assassin's Creed Syndica... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Assassin's Creed Syndicate
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Dark Souls II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2014 (From Software)
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Sleeping Dogs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2012 (United Front Games)
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Borderlands 3 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2019 (Gearbox Software)
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Batman: Arkham Origins ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Batman: Arkham Origins
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Darksiders II is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2012 (Vigil Games)
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Airships: Conquer the Sk... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2015 (David Stark)
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Batman: Arkham Knight is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2015 (Rocksteady Studios)
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CORRUPTION 2029 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2020 (The Bearded Ladies)
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Resident Evil 6 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 30+ Best PC Action Games on Steam
Released: 2012 (Capcom)