Total Nerd The Best PS3 Action Games  

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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for PlayStation 3 at some point.

If you owned a PS3 at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few action games in your collection. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best PS3 action games of all time. The PS3 was the height of gaming technology in its day, and since its release has come out with some of the most well made and designed action games ever.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling action games that were released for PS3. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. This poll features items like BioShock and Grand Theft Auto IV. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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86 14
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

2
31 3
Batman: Arkham City is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
Abdallah Nabawy added 2011

3
67 17
God of War III is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

4
61 19
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

5
47 12
Batman: Arkham Asylum is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

6
50 21
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

7
46 18
Call of Duty: Black Ops is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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43 20
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2007

9
45 22
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

10
33 13
Dead Space 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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33 13
Infamous is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2009

12
28 11
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of th... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

13
29 12
Battlefield 3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

14
31 14
Max Payne 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

15
27 12
Heavy Rain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2010

16
26 12
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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27 13
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2008

18
24 11
Fallout: New Vegas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

19
28 15
Crysis 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2011

20
28 15
Killzone 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2009

21
26 14
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

22
19 8
Call of Duty: World at War is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

23
19 9
Dark Souls is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2011

24
20 10
Shadow of the Colossus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

25
24 15
Resident Evil 5 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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28 19
Just Cause 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

27
17 9
Saints Row: The Third is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

28
25 17
Devil May Cry 4 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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21 14
Prototype is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2009

30
23 16
Mirror's Edge is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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18 12
Assassin's Creed: Revelations is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

32
17 11
Tekken 6 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2007

33
15 9
F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

34
14 8
Portal is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2007

35
13 7
Mafia II is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2010

36
25 20
Dead Island is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

37
18 13
Resistance: Fall of Man is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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16 11
Assassin's Creed is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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15 10
Borderlands is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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11 7
Half-Life 2: Episode Two is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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17 14
Street Fighter IV is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

42
8 5
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

43
15 13
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2009

44
13 11
The Darkness is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

45
11 9
Deus Ex: Human Revolution is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

46
10 8
Spider-Man: Web of Shadows is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

47
11 10
Lego Star Wars: The Complete S... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

48
10 9
Call of Duty 3 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

49
10 9
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

50
9 8
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games