Total Nerd The Best PS3 Action Games  

Reference
2.9k votes 264 voters 7.6k views 73 items

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.
Ranker may collect a commission from links on this page. Prices & inventory are accurate as of publish date.
list ordered by

1
99 19
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

2
83 19
God of War III is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

3
42 5
Batman: Arkham City is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
Abdallah Nabawy added 2011

4
59 14
Batman: Arkham Asylum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

5
69 22
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

6
43 13
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of th... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

7
57 27
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

8
51 23
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2007

9
50 24
Call of Duty: Black Ops is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

10
51 25
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

11
39 16
Max Payne 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

12
39 17
Dead Space 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

13
37 18
Infamous is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2009

14
33 15
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2008

15
31 14
Fallout: New Vegas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

16
34 17
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

17
32 16
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

18
32 16
Battlefield 3 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

19
33 17
Resident Evil 5 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

20
27 12
Dark Souls is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2011

21
33 18
Killzone 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2009

22
24 10
Call of Duty: World at War is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

23
30 16
Heavy Rain is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2010

24
31 18
Crysis 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2011

25
22 10
Saints Row: The Third is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games