Total Nerd The Best Xbox Action Games  

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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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Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

2
62 22
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games
2004

3
68 27
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

4
48 15
Star Wars: Battlefront II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

5
32 12
Star Wars: Battlefront is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

6
43 26
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

7
44 29
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

8
32 20
Call of Duty 3 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

9
30 19
Max Payne is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games
2001

10
17 7
Spider-Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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18 9
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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21 12
Star Wars: Republic Commando is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

13
24 15
Medal of Honor: Frontline is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

14
26 17
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Ac... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

15
15 7
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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16 8
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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17 9
Mortal Kombat: Deception is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

18
18 10
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowi... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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21 13
Burnout 3: Takedown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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27 20
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Do... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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16 10
Lego Star Wars: The Video Game is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

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16 10
Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

23
13 8
Tomb Raider: Legend is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

24
12 7
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games

25
11 6
Jade Empire is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Xbox Action Games