Poll: The Most Popular Action-Adventure Games In Japan

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Wonder what action-adventure games are many renouned in Japan? Let’s find out! There competence be some surprises… Then again, there competence not.

Famitsu already did an action diversion poll, yet this week it published an action-adventure diversion one. Next week, it will be using a journey diversion survey, so now let’s take a demeanour during a genre that combines a two. (Keep in mind that Famitsu is vouchsafing those who respond to a check confirm what they consider is an action-adventure game.)

As with a prior polls (here, here and, uh, here), any chairman was authorised to opinion for adult to 3 titles (though people could usually opinion for one or dual if they wanted). Famitsu afterwards distributed these votes as “points.” While a diversion titles have been localized for clarity, a hardware platforms are as listed by a magazine.


According to Famitsu, 588 people participated. Out of that, 68 percent were group and 27 percent were women (5 percent didn’t divulge if they were group or women). Ten percent were in their teens, 33 percent were in their 20s, 39 percent were in their 30s, 12 percent were in their 40s, 1 percent were in their 50s and 5 percent were “other.”

Here are a tip twenty movement journey games as picked by Famitsu’s readers.

20. Shadow of a Colossus (PS2/PS3) – 16 points

19. The Last of Us (PS3/PS4) – 20 points

18. Mega Man Legends (N64/PS1/PSP/PC) – 22 points

17. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS3/PS4/Xbox 360/Xbox One/PC) – 25 points

16. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (PS4/Xbox One/PC) – 28 points

15. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (PS2/PS3/Vita/Xbox 360) – 30 points

14. Resident Evil 2 (N64/GC/PS1/DC/PC) – 32 points

13. Siren (PS2) – 40 points

12. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to a Past (SNES/GBA) – 41 points

11. Yakuza: Kenzan! (PS3/PS4) – 44 points

10. Ico (PS2/PS3) – 49 points

9. Resident Evil (PS2/Saturn/PC) – 56 points

8. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (N64) – 70 points

7. Yakuza 6 (PS4) – 76 points

6. Shenmue II (DC) – 80 points

5. Yakuza 4 (PS3) – 82 points

4. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (PS4) – 92 points

3. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of a Wild (Wii U/Switch) – 108 points

2. Shenmue (DC) – 186 points

1. Yakuza 0 (PS3/PS4) – 202 points

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