MAXIMUM Action is a brutal and satisfying physics-based first person shooter influenced by Hong Kong cinema, heroic slow motion bloodshed, and old-school balls to the wall ACTION
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (88) - 87% of the 88 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (1,300) - 89% of the 1,300 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 19, 2018

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“The core of "Maximum Action" is based around first-person experience and satisfying shooting. It is extremely important to us that the community has a say in what aspects of the game promote this goal. Early Access perfectly satisfies this requirement as it allows for "Maximum Action" to quickly and conveniently adapt new features as well as change direction. The gameplay of "Maximum Action" is also physics-based, meaning that user actions can have a very large number of results. Currently a significant percentage of these results are bugs, and Early Access allows for users to still experience the game while issues are resolved behind the scenes. HELP US BRING THIS ACTION TO THE MAX.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Until it's the most MAXIMUMLY ACTIONABLE game on the planet. Probably another year or two at MAX.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full version of "Maximum Action" will include
*More levels
*More weapons
*More enemies
*More user customization
*Steam Workshop support!”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The current state of "Maximum Action" is a satisfying and unique single-player first-person shooter with a focus on player creativity to stylishly shoot and kill in a plethora of ways. Influenced by hong kong action and heroic bloodshed, every shootout is a spectacle. Players can enter levels with any weapon of their choice and begin to experiment with the unique features "Maximum Action" has to offer. From active ragdolls, controllable slow motion, dismemberment, dual wielding, diving, punching, and kicking; "Maximum Action" is a first-person experience that offers a large array of options and movement that can be chained together for destructive and action-packed gameplay. Levels are well crafted but linear. Further, "Maximum Action" makes up for level linearity with its multitude of outcomes. The game is fully playable and almost all main core mechanics are realized. Where "Maximum Action" remains unfinished is in the content of levels, user customization, save files, and persisting bugs.
Refer to the "About this" section for a full description and list of features.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The game may very likely increase in price AFTER Early Access.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“The development of "Maximum Action" will involve the community through the implementation of feedback from Discord, Twitter, Youtube, Reddit, and Steam Reviews related to the game. Communication with the developer will be streamlined through these social media sites as well as email and others. The community can also participate in the future implementation of the steam workshop through custom levels, weapons, and other mods.”
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About This Game

MAXIMUM Action is a brutal and satisfying physics-based first-person shooter influenced by Hong Kong action, heroic slow motion bloodshed, and other old-school first-person titles.

Key Features:

  • Active Ragdoll Physics
  • Physics Based sliding, diving, kicking, and drop kicking
  • Action Time mechanic, time moves as you shoot
  • Large variety of pistols, shotguns, sub-machine guns and rifles
  • Dual wield ANY weapons to make action-packed combinations
  • Extreme blood, gibs, and dismemberment
  • Fast-paced, from punching to shooting, nonstop combat
  • Retro aesthetic
  • Level Editor
  • Sandbox Mode
  • Endless Mode

Action to the Max!

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: Frequent Violence or Gore, General Mature Content

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 Or Later
    • Processor: 2.4GHZ Dual Core Processor Or Higher
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 9800GT Or Equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Synth
    • Additional Notes: Wear a helmet.
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: 2.4 GHZ Quad Core Processor Or Higher
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GTX 460 Or Equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Wave
    • Additional Notes: Bring more ammo.

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