Total Nerd The Best Xbox Action Games  

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

If you owned a Xbox 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 action games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling action games that were released for Xbox. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Vote for your favorite items on this poll, including Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Halo: Combat Evolved and more.

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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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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59 22
Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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44 12
Star Wars: Battlefront II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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57 22
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games
2004

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31 8
Star Wars: Battlefront is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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39 24
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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17 6
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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28 17
Call of Duty 3 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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16 6
Lego Star Wars: The Video Game is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

10
38 27
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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24 15
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Ac... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

12
26 17
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Do... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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18 10
Star Wars: Republic Commando is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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26 18
Max Payne is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games
2001

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20 13
Medal of Honor: Frontline is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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12 6
Spider-Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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14 8
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowi... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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14 8
Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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18 12
Burnout 3: Takedown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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15 11
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advan... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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13 9
Call of Duty 2: Big Red One is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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12 8
Mortal Kombat: Deception is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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10 6
Call of Duty: Finest Hour is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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9 5
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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8 4
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Li... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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7 3
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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15 12
Silent Hill 2 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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15 12
Gun is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games
2005

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12 9
True Crime: Streets of LA is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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10 7
Medal of Honor: Rising Sun is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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10 7
Tomb Raider: Legend is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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10 7
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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9 6
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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9 6
The Punisher is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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8 5
Doom 3 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games
2004

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8 5
Fable is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games
2004

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8 5
Jade Empire is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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10 8
True Crime: New York City is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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9 7
The Lord of the Rings: The Two... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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9 7
The Simpsons Hit & Run is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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6 4
Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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9 8
Ninja Gaiden is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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7 6
Scarface: The World Is Yours is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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7 6
Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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6 5
James Bond 007: Nightfire is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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6 5
X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apoc... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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5 4
Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age o... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

48
4 3
Need for Speed: Underground 2 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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7 7
Dynasty Warriors 5 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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6 6
Jet Set Radio Future is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games