Total Nerd The Best PS3 Action Games  

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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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94 17
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

2
77 19
God of War III is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

3
39 5
Batman: Arkham City is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
Abdallah Nabawy added 2011

4
56 13
Batman: Arkham Asylum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

5
65 21
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

6
39 12
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of th... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

7
49 22
Call of Duty: Black Ops is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

8
54 26
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

9
48 22
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2007

10
48 24
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

11
36 15
Dead Space 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

12
37 16
Max Payne 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

13
35 17
Infamous is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2009

14
31 14
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2008

15
31 15
Battlefield 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

16
28 13
Fallout: New Vegas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

17
31 16
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

18
30 16
Resident Evil 5 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

19
24 11
Dark Souls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2011

20
28 15
Heavy Rain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2010

21
29 16
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games

22
30 17
Crysis 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2011

23
30 17
Killzone 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games
2009

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

25
23 12
Shadow of the Colossus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PS3 Action Games