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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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Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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44 12
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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42 15
God of War III is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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40 15
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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32 9
Batman: Arkham Asylum is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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32 14
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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31 14
Call of Duty: Black Ops is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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33 16
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
BioShock 2007

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Dead Space 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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Batman: Arkham City is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
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Infamous is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
Infamous 2009

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20 8
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of th... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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21 9
Max Payne 3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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19 8
Battlefield 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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20 9
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
Fallout 3 2008

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19 9
Fallout: New Vegas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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18 9
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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18 9
Heavy Rain is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
Heavy Rain 2010

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18 9
Devil May Cry 4 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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20 11
Crysis 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
Crysis 2 2011

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24 15
Just Cause 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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13 5
Call of Duty: World at War is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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20 12
Killzone 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
Killzone 2 2009

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16 9
Mirror's Edge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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18 11
Resident Evil 5 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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16 10
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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22 16
Dead Island is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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13 8
Shadow of the Colossus is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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Resistance: Fall of Man is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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14 11
Street Fighter IV is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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14 11
Prototype is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
Prototype 2009

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12 9
Assassin's Creed is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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12 9
Assassin's Creed: Revelations is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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9 6
Portal is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
Portal 2007

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8 5
Mafia II is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
Mafia II 2010

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11 9
Saints Row: The Third is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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9 7
Dark Souls is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
Dark Souls 2011

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8 6
Half-Life 2: Episode Two is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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8 6
Deus Ex: Human Revolution is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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11 10
Medal of Honor: Frontline is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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11 10
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vega... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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Silent Hill is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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10 10
The Darkness is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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9 9
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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9 9
Tekken 6 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
Tekken 6 2007

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8 8
Borderlands is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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6 6
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Do... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

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5 5
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games