action adventure

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action adventure (plural action adventures)

  1. A film, novel, television series or video game characterized by action, intrigue, and sometimes violence.
    Organized crime, law enforcement, warfare, nature, disasters, mythology, religion, and history are all common themes in the action adventure genre.
    • 1985, Graeme Kidd, Great Scott! (in Crash issue 15)
      The ‘arcade adventure’ concept is catching on fast, with a number of software houses bringing out arcade action adventure games, including the Wally series from Mikro-Gen and the soon-to-be-launched Chuckie Egg II.

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