34 Best Action games for Nintendo 3DS

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The best 34 Action games for Nintendo 3DS daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms for Nintendo 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

This is not a "all time best Action games list". There is no hard limit on the age of a game but our results are mainly games released in the last 2 to 3 years.

The latest addition in this selection is Undead released the 2 October 2017

1# CRUSH! - 2017

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Crush is an old-school-styled shoot´em up. The game leads you through 7 challenging levels filled with action and great soundtracks. A must for all old-school shoot´em up fans!

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2# Gunslugs - 2015

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A wacky, chaotic, action game with a rogue-like permadeath, unlockable heroes, timelord, chickenguns, donkey kong levels, gameboy levels and much more. Fight your way through as many levels and worlds as you can, defeat the Black Duck Army, and close the gates of Hell.

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3# Gunslugs 2 - 2015

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Gunslugs 2 takes the action chaos genre further than ever before... into space and beyond. Rockets, tanks, choppers, train crashes, huge metal robots, aliens and hordes and hordes of the Black Duck army minions !

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5# Mighty Gunvolt Burst - 2017

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9) taking the stage once again, but in a much deeper and more expansive world that differs greatly from the original in many ways. The game systems have been completely revamped and powered up with lots of new additions, including a deep character customization system that lets you mold and shape your character into the ultimate hero that works best for you! The classic pixel style graphics have also been completely redone to blur the line between 8-bit and 16-bit and take you back to the golden age of 2D action games!

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7# Project X - 2017

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In the vicinity of the Grackham National Park, two teenagers disappeared. At night, a roar is heard from the forest. Nearby, a group of archaeologists finds a cave and skull of an unknown creature.

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8# Kingdom Hearts - 2016

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Fully remastered in HD, KINGDOM HEARTS HD 1.5 ReMIX is a compilation of the critically acclaimed KINGDOM HEARTS FINAL MIX, previously exclusive to the Japanese market, and KINGDOM HEARTS Re:Chain of Memories. In addition, the two-in-one-disc package will feature HD cinematic story videos from KINGDOM HEARTS 358/2 Days, enhanced gameplay mechanics and PlayStation®3 system trophies. Players can now relive the origins of the celebrated franchise with Sora, Riku and the colorful cast of Disney characters, including Mickey, Donald and Goofy.

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9# Attack on Titan - 2016

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An international hit anime "Attack on Titan" has come to the Xbox One! Battle is joined between the man-eating Titans and Eren and his companions. Experience the illusion of being in the anime, and controlling the flow of the story. The story from the anime, with a few original twists, is yours to experience!

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10# Kirby's Blowout Blast - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Kirby's Blowout Blast
Screenshot of the video game Kirby's Blowout Blast

Inhale enough enemies and you can launch one huge Blaster Bullet capable of wiping out a troop of Waddle Dees. Inhaling multiple enemies to launch Blaster Bullets is a great way to pump up your score and go for a bronze, silver, or gold star. Celebrate your victories by tapping a Kirby series amiibo™ figure to build a statue in the plaza that plays new music!

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12# Pirate Pop Plus - 2016

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Retro-style Arcade Action! Join Pete Jr on his quest to defeat the nefarious Bubble Pirate! Dodge and pop bubbles with your anchor and collect coins to customize your pocket game with new faceplates, buttons, backlights, and more!

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13# The Legend of Dark Witch 2 - 2017

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Created by indie games company INSIDE SYSTEM in 2014, The Legend of Dark Witch 2 is a 2D action story sequel to "The Legend of Dark Witch". True to its predecessor, Legend of the Dark Witch 2 retains its simple controls and enough challenges to satisfy the completist.

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14# Quiet, Please! - 2017

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This game was classified by the community with the following category scores - Violence=0/3, Sex=0/3, Mature Content=2/3. Everything in the house is so noisy! You just want to be alone and go to bed. Explore, interact with your environment and solve puzzles. 3 kittens included with every purchase!

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16# Candy, Please! - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Candy, Please!
Screenshot of the video game Candy, Please!

This game was classified by the community with the following category scores - Violence=0/3, Sex=0/3, Mature Content=1/3. Ahh, Halloween - a time to dress up, carve pumpkins and amass glorious amounts of candy! In order to collect enough candy, once around the neighborhood just won't do - you are going to need several different costumes to pull it off. Let nothing stop you from getting your fair share - and more!

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17# Final Fantasy Explorers - 2014

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FINAL FANTASY EXPLORERS focuses on cooperative play with friends, utilizing a refined party system allowing Explorers to master over 20 jobs, each offering unique ways to defeat or even recruit the realm’s mightiest monsters. Players will have the ability to call upon the powers of eidolons like Ifrit and Bahamut, as well as to transform into legendary characters from the FINAL FANTASY series via the Trance ability.

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18# cut. - 2017

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Cut the Art Into Equal Parts as Possible Give direction the colored balls by clicking on the screen. The objective is simple; divide the line into as equal parts as possible. Haptic Feedback Feel the cut in your hand

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19# Urban Trial Freestyle 2 - 2017

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Urban Trial Freestyle™ brings innovation to the hugely popular action bike racer genre and takes it to new dimensions.Features :Multiple game modes in an urban environmentChallenging on-track leader board systemPSN trophiesRider and Bike customization

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20# DED - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game DED
Screenshot of the video game DED

DED - a game in the shoot'em up genre. Your granddaughter has been kidnapped, and your daughter and son-in-law murdered. Having just bits and pieces of information about the abductors, you will have to save your granddaughter and find the masterminds behind these crimes.

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21# Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends - 2015

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Face-off alongside or against Po, Tigress, Monkey, Tai Lung, Master Shifu, and all of your favorite Kung Fu Panda characters in the Showdown of Legendary Legends. Compete in an epic Tournament where all Kung Fu warriors contend for honor and glory. Game Features: Fight in an action-packed Kung Fu competition set in the Kung Fu Panda universe a showdown where all fighters must use their unique skills to compete for honor and glory Unique fighting styles every character in the game has special attacks, unique moves and an Awesome Attack

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22# Hop - 2016

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This game was classified by the community with the following category scores - Violence=2/3, Sex=0/3, Mature Content=1/3. Cute or Trash Mode, single, 2-players or Death Match, Hop and Pop is "Some fun for smart people". Jump around and push balloons or Zombies ‘heads to make color combinations. Unless you prefer to pick-up surprises and unlock one of the 15 Powers. It's up to you Features: single, 2 players or Death-Match. Cute or Trash Mode, 3 Difficulty, 4 Soundtracks, 15 awards

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23# Mighty Gunvolt - 2014

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Take control of one of three playable characters (Gunvolt, Ekoro, and Beck) as you blast your way past the baddies in stage after stage of side-scrolling action! Each stage ends with a boss encounter. Defeat the boss to complete the stage.

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24# Mega Tank - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game Mega Tank

-Three starting Battles including Bot City, Electro Lotus Jungle, and Metal Desert -Background gradient colors change based on time of day for nearly endless variety -Evil robot bosses, including the Mega Robo-Chicken, Not-So-Mega Tank and the Helzacopter -Game Center Achievements and Leaderboards -Collectible Weapon System to form the unstoppable Machine Gun Nukinator -Power-Ups to help the tank through rough patches including Boost Packs, Finger-Of-Death, and the Death Ray weapon among a host of others. -Share Epic Replays -Crane Game to collect weapon pieces, win continues, and extra scrap -Music by MaXXX -Art by Poor Al Build up the stack-able death machine Mega Tank, crush the enemy beneath your weight, and roll until the treads fall off.

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