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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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Gears of War is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2006 (Epic Games)
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Batman: Arkham Asylum is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2009 (Rocksteady Studios)
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Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2008 (Rockstar North)
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Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2007 (Bungie Studios)
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Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2004 (Microsoft Studios)
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Call of Duty 4: Modern W... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2007 (Infinity Ward)
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Left 4 Dead 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2009 (Valve Corporation)
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Call of Duty: Black Ops ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2010 (n-Space)
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Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2011 (High Voltage Software)
10
Assassin's Creed: Brothe... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2010 (Ubisoft Montreal)
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Battlefield: Bad Company... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2010 (EA Digital Illusions CE)
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Tomb Raider is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 1996 (Aspyr)
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Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2008 (Bethesda Game Studios)
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Street Fighter IV is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2008 (Dimps)
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BioShock is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2007 (Irrational Games)
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Dead Rising is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2006 (Capcom)
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Gears of War 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2008 (Epic Games)
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Dead Rising 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
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Grand Theft Auto: San An... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2004 (Rockstar North)
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Gears of War 3 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2011 (Epic Games)
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Call of Duty: World at W... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2008 (Rebellion Developments)
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Dark Souls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2011 (From Software)
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Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2009 (4J Studios)
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Tekken 6 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2007 (Namco Bandai Games)
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Halo: Reach is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Xbox 360 Action Games
Released: 2010 (Bungie Studios)