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In The Surge 2’s worst moments, when too many enemies clutter too small hallways, it is a slog. But in other moments, everything falls into place, and it suddenly becomes one of the most addictive games I’ve played all year. The Surge 2 has absurd highs and damning lows, creating an inconsistent experience that I nonetheless can’t put down.

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I had no intention of ever playing The Surge. It looked boring, overly familiar, and mostly desolate, like a dozen other third-person action games by studios I’d never really heard of in which some dude, always some dude, is on a mission to wreck shit up because that’s what’s supposed to make for a cool video game. That all changed when I saw the game appear in Netflix’s Dark.

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The List God wants ACTION. Who doesn't? From action movies on TV, to rushing around trying to get ready before some big event, there's something inherently exciting about exploring, looking around, fighting, and running.

2019 is a brand new year, and with it comes a whole bunch of brand new video games. Today we're celebrating the coming year in action games, a baggy genre that includes everything from hack-and-slash top-down adventures to third-person boss encounter games. Here's all the upcoming action games we're excited to get our adventurous little hands on.

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I've never been a Dark Souls fanatic, but I appreciate the vibrant new mini-genre of Souls-likes it's helped inspire. The Surge is one of those, and from what I saw at E3 2018, The Surge 2 looks like it will be a big improvement with some new ideas of its own.