Action game genre is for players who prefer to be in the very centre of everything that is happening and start completing given challenges right off the bat. Main mechanics revolve around traits like – accuracy, movement, quick decisions, reflexes, timing.
This genre is meant to entertain players who do not necessarily need a complex story mode within a game and rather seek intense and fast-phased gameplay right from the very beginning. Action genre can be split into many categories such as – platform, rhythm, fighting and stealth.
Action games, to this day by most accounts, make up the most popular video games. Such genre games are easy to get the hang of, but they have a steadily rising learning curve.