Top PC Action Games of 2014

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top PC Action games of 2014, 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! VideoGamer.com 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.

  • 19.

    Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z Review

    Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z

    Ninja Gaiden ZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzz Bearing about as much resemblance to Ninja Gaiden as a Lada does to a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 18.

    Platformines Review

    Platformines

    A promising concept that hits one mediocre note then just stops. Well that's a shame. For a moment, Platformines looked like the next indie... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 17.

    Assassin's Creed Liberation HD Review

    Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation

    Fans of the franchise will enjoy building out the mythology and exploring the world, but this Creed is still too flawed. One for Creed completionists more than anyone else, Liberation's HD makeover... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 16.

    Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Review

    Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

    A huge disappointment, given the obvious potential. Always beautiful, sometimes spectacular, yet often uninspired and in some... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

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  • 15.

    LEGO The Hobbit Review

    LEGO The Hobbit

    After the impressive voice acting and general spectacle of the main adventure starts to fade, you’re left with an altogether dull world in which to roam. It's another Lego game! Beyond a new setting and some minor tweaks, it's the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 14.

    Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition Review

    Sleeping Dogs

    As a package this is as feature-complete as you could want, but it's a long way from the version it could have been. As far as titles go, "Sleeping Dogs: The Definitive Edition" is rather... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 13.

    Batman: Arkham Origins – Cold, Cold Heart Review

    Batman: Arkham Origins – Cold, Cold Heart

    The fundamentals are beginning to tire, but this is surprisingly decent DLC. As news of Batman: Arkham Knight lights up message boards, Twitter feeds and... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 12.

    Watch Dogs Review

    Watch Dogs

    Undoubtedly enjoyable, but it won't linger long in the memory. Neither the tragic failure some expected nor the introduction to a 'proper'... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 11.

    State of Decay: Lifeline Review

    State of Decay: Lifeline

    Turns out it’s a lot of fun to play soldiers at the end of the world. Dropping you into a proper city, Lifeline immediately grants all the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

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  • 10.

    Assassin's Creed: Rogue Review

    Assassin's Creed: Rogue

    Being more of an epilogue than a sequel, Rogue falls short of delivering a full-fat experience. Generalisations incoming: It seems that there are two types of Assassin's... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 9.

    Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Review

    Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris

    A pleasant return to old-fashioned tomb raiding. Fan of Tomb Raider games where you actually raid tombs rather than perform... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 8.

    Dark Souls 2: Crown of the Sunken King Review

    Dark Souls 2: Crown of the Sunken King

    A great amount of content, if a little unbalanced and with a high entry barrier. Crown of the Sunken King fits right into Dark Souls 2: it's infuriating,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 7.

    Dead Rising 3 Review

    Dead Rising 3

    A better version of an already good game, Dead Rising 3 on PC is as close to the game's reveal trailer as we'll get. Editor's Note: Below is an overview of the PC-specific graphics and... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 6.

    Assassin's Creed Unity Review

    Assassin's Creed Unity

    Unity may have the intention of being Assassin’s Creed’s next-gen reinvention, but it’s remarkably faithful to its roots. Sometimes you have to look back before you move forward. Unity may have the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 5.

    LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Review

    LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

    LEGO Batman 3 starts slow and then gets a lot better, and then overwhelms with so much content it's hard to be disappointed. I don't think I've ever played a game so clearly made with hardcore fans in... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 4.

    Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Review

    Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions

    Geometry Wars 3 makes big changes, but retains the excellent core gameplay and delivers another addictive blaster. I stuck my middle finger up at my TV within five minutes of playing Geometry... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 3.

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Review

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

    A triumph of emergent gameplay, slightly let down by a heavily scripted ending. Forget the Tolkien association, and put aside its similarities with... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 2.

    Dark Souls 2 Review

    Dark Souls 2

    A refined, slicker version of one of the greatest video games ever made. Dark Souls. That's the really hard one, right? Sure, but the difficulty is... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 1.

    Grand Theft Auto 5 Review

    Grand Theft Auto 5

    The definitive version of Rockstar's biggest world to date. Editor's Note: Below is a rundown of the technical accomplishments of GTA 5... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC