Top 3DS Action Games of All Time

Welcome to's top action games of all-time, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

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  • 7.

    Kirby Triple Deluxe

    Another decent series entry, with smart levels, puzzles and unlockables that’ll keep the Kirby Hardcore happy. Kirby: Triple Deluxe isn't going to be the type of game that people go crazy over like, say... Super Mario 3D... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: 3DS

  • 6.

    LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    It captures the spirit of Star Wars, but will feel very familiar if you've played a Lego game recently Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the latest Traveller's Tales Lego game, in a long series of such games, based on... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Wii U, 3DS, PS Vita

  • 5.

    Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars

    For all its lack of 3D showboating, Shadow Wars offers genuine depth. So here it is, the real gem of the 3DS launch line-up. It's not a new Mario game, sadly, nor is it a racing game, or even a portable version of Street... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: 3DS

  • 4.

    Star Fox 64 3D

    Star Fox 64 3D is no masterpiece. All the same, it's one of the best-looking games on the platform, and a respectful restoration that will please the fans. As I mentioned (well, ranted) fairly recently, Star Wars is dead... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: 3DS

  • 3.

    Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D

    If the 3DS is the only console you own, you really should acquire this game as soon as you can. When everyone said that you'd love it, they really weren't lying. I've never read a Jane Austen novel. I've not watched The Maltese... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: 3DS

  • 2.

    Kid Icarus: Uprising

    A triumphant return for a forgotten hero; a dazzling, silly, beautiful adventure that mostly, but never completely, overcomes its control woes. The trouble with uprisings is that someone usually gets hurt in the process,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: 3DS

  • 1.

    Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate

    A great action title and one of the best offerings on Nintendo's console. Castlevania Lords of Shadow: Mirror of Fate feels like an amalgamation of Castlevania's history. It's got the exploration and RPG-lite elements of... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: 3DS