There are many types of video games, and they’re categorized by their characteristics and it can also have subgenres, and many games fit into multiple genres.

The list of all types of video games summarized below :

  • Action games
  • Action-adventure games
  • Adventure games
  • Role-playing games
  • Simulation games
  • Strategy games
  • Sports games
  • Puzzle games
  • Idle games

Action Games
Action games are games where the player is in control of and at the center of the action.

Action-Adventure Games
Action-adventure games are games where combining the story -telling adventure and actions into one package.

Adventure Games
Adventure games are storytelling type of game which shows the beginning of an adventure and grows in level and stats through times.

Role-Playing Games
It mostly feature medieval or fantasy sets.

Simulation Games
It designed to emulate real or fictional reality, to simulate a real situation or event.

Strategy Games
These games require players to develope strategy and tactics to overcome challenges.

Sports Games
Sports games simulate sports like golf, football, basketball, baseball, and soccer.

Puzzle Games
Puzzle games require the player to solve a problem to advance the action.

Idle Games
It requires players to do almost nothing, but to check in everyday and arrange minimum settings in the games itself.

With all these genres, your video gaming options are plentiful. Not only are there a number of different types of video games to play, but each has spawned its own set of successful sub genres as well.