Total Nerd The Best Xbox 360 Action Games  

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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for Xbox 360 at some point.

If you owned a Xbox 360 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 Xbox 360 action games of all time. With incredible graphics and cutting edge game play, the Xbox 360 is an incredible gaming experience, and these action games are always incredible to play.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling action games that were released for Xbox 360. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Games on this poll include BioShock and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. 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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Left 4 Dead 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Dead Rising is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Gears of War is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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BioShock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
2007

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Street Fighter IV is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Dead Rising 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
2008

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Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
2007

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Batman: Arkham Asylum is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Dead Island is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
2004

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Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of T... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Portal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
2007

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Devil May Cry 4 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Dead Space 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Tomb Raider is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Tekken 6 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
2007

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Burnout 3: Takedown is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Call of Duty: World at War is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Resident Evil 5 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Gears of War 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
2009

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Gears of War 3 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Dark Souls is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
2011

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Rayman Origins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age o... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Lego Star Wars: The Complete S... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Half-Life 2 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Super Meat Boy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Halo: Reach is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Dead or Alive 4 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Borderlands is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Call of Duty: Black Ops is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Castlevania: Symphony of the N... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Marvel: Ultimate Alliance is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Prince of Persia is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Soulcalibur is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Do... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Wolfenstein 3D is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Just Cause 2 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games

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Banjo-Kazooie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games