Mar 12, 2007
info: Action game is a video game genre that emphasizes physical challenges, comprising hand_eye coordination and reaction_time. The genre includes diverse subgenres such as fighting games, shooter games, and platform games, vvhich are vvidely considered the most important action games, though some Real_Time Strategy games are also considered to be action games.
In an action game, the player typically controls the avatar of a protagonist. The avatar must navigate a game level, collecting objects, avoiding obstacles, and battling enemies vvith various attacks. At the end of a level or group of levels, the player must often defeat a large boss enemy that is larger and more challenging than other enemies. Enemy attacks and obstacles deplete the avatar's health and lives, and the game is 0ver when the player runs out of lives. Alternatively, the player vvins the game by finishing a sequence of levels. But many action games are unbeatable and have an indefinite number of levels, and the player's only goal is to maximize their score by collecting objects n defeating enemies.