Top Action Games of 2009
Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top action games of 2009, a list of the best videogames, generated by editorial reviews and popularity on the site. Here's a look at our favourites...
With a whole heap of content to unlock, a campaign that begs to be replayed and top of the line production values there's very little to be disappointed with.
Whether you fancy skulking in the shadows, smashing slow motion fists in into a goon's skull, or simply using some cool gadgets, you can do no wrong with what is Eidos' best game in years.
The single-player adventure packs in so many incredible moments that you'll be talking about it with friends for months and the multiplayer is rammed with content. A must buy.
In parallel with the superlative Chinatown Wars, The Ballad of Gay Tony restores a sense of playfulness to the GTA franchise, cementing Rockstar's status as King of the DLC.
The storyline is intricate, there's depth beyond the main quest, and the action is incredible at times. We've had some stunning games this year, and Ubisoft has given us another to add to the list.
Make no mistake, this is an excellent sequel that does much to build upon the foundations of the first game.
PixelJunk Shooter is an enjoyable, quirky game that's yet another successful entry in the PixelJunk series.
By leaving so much open to interpretation in the mind of the player, The Path shows a maturity that belies its roots in a child’s fairy tale.
Whether you're a GTA veteran or someone who's never played one of these games before, you should know that this is one of the best games available for your PSP.
With the best multiplayer shooting that money can buy, an incredibly action-packed campaign and plenty of superb two-player co-op levels, this is without a doubt a real contender for game of the year.