Action (action in translation from English. – “Action”) – a genre of computer games, which focuses on the exploitation of the physical capabilities of the player. Including eye-hand coordination and reaction rate.
In action games, the player usually controls the character. This character must find a way out of the level, collect objects, avoid obstacles. And fight enemies in many ways. The action of such games is developing very dynamically and requires a high concentration of attention and a quick reaction to events in the game. At the end of a level or series of levels, the player usually fights the boss. The battle with which is much more demanding on the player, and the boss himself is often larger than ordinary enemies. Obstacles and enemy attacks drain the health and life pool of an avatar. In the absence of his lives, the player receives the message “Game over”.