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Best Xbox 360 Games (Retail & XBLA)

Post by ChipTune » Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:39 am

As there is no thread under the 'Game Recommendation Threads (AKA Best games for 'system X'?)' for the wonderful xbox 360 I thought I would get one started.

Here are my favourite games for the system, and having absolutely no life and being a horribly addicted gamer, I have played through as much stuff as I can find.. (seriously , I have spent over £300 on microsoft points in one year o.0 )

My xbox 360 games of this generation:

RETAIL:

Enslaved Odyssey to the West
Child of Eden
Gears of War 3
LA Noire
Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade
Split Second / Velocity
Rayman Origins
Sonic Generations
Alice : The Madness Returns
Deathsmiles
DoDonPachi Resurrection
Namco Museum
Sega Mega Drive Collection
Need For Speed Hot Pursuit


XBLA:

FEZ (best game on xbox overall)
TRIALS EVOLUTION
Outrun Online Arcade
Daytona USA
Guardian Heroes
Shadow Complex
Trials HD
Afterburner Climax
Hard Corps Uprising
Pacman Championship DX
Stacking
Outland
Peggle
Hydro Thunder Hurricane
Final Fight Double Impact
Torchlight
Shinobi
Street Fighter 3 Third Strike Online
Prince of Persia Classic
Guwange
Doom 1 + 2
Wolfenstein 3D



There are some I am sure will get mentioned by people, such as Dead Space, Mass Effect, GTA 4, Red Dead Redemption etc, but I either tried these and wasn't a huge fan, or haven't played them yet so can't add them to my list (yet).
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Post by The Angry Jock » Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:52 am

ChipTune wrote: Battlefield 3
LA Noire
NO.
ChipTune wrote:Need For Speed Hot Pursuit
Trials HD
Yes.
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Post by jdanddiet » Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:18 am

Crysis 2 is a great shooter
Dead space 1 and 2 are great survival horror games and resi 5 isnt as bad as some go on about
Alan wake i liked as well
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Post by eRetronic » Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:28 am

NFS Most Wanted
Burnout Revenge
Rayman Origins
COD MW2
and on XBL i liked Trials (obviously) and Doritos Crash Course amongst others

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Post by ahb » Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:35 am

My personal opinion

Best Xbox Live Arcade Game: Joe Danger Special Edition (A fun and challenging game)

Best Xbox Retail Game: Sonic And Sega All Stars Racing With Banjo Kazooie (The best kart racer since Crash Team Racing)

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Post by ChipTune » Sun Apr 08, 2012 7:04 am

Yep, Rayman and Sega Sonic Racing both on the list ;) and I randomly tried the Sega tennis as a Sega fanboy and it's pretty good fun too, especially for the £3 I paid for it.

I wont hear a bad word against LA Noire though, it's one of the most impressive and immersive games I have played in my life. :D

Battlefield 3 I thought would be dreadful, but after playing it at a mate's house all day after a heavy night out, I got sucked in and it is a great experience.. multiplayer only of course, the single player campaign is gash.
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Post by retrojc » Sun Apr 08, 2012 7:12 am

are you going to add other peoples suggestions, or just keep the first topic as your list only?

Anyway, my favourites:

Retail:
Bayonetta
BioShock
Bullet Soul
Call of Duty Black Ops- zombie mode is also very good, as is dead ops arcade
Civillization revolution
Deathsmiles
DoDonPachi Resurrection
Earth Defence Force
Fallout 3
Gears of war 3
Guwange
Ketsui
Halo CE
Halo ODST
Halo 3
Halo Wars
Halo Reach
Monopoly Streets
Mushihime-sama Futari
Need for Seed Shift
Radirgy Noah
Raiden IV
Resident Evil 5
SoulCalibur IV
Tekken 6
Tomb Raider Legend
Tropico 3
Viva Pinata


XBLA:
Bastion
I am Alive
Limbo
Geometry Wars
Geometry Wars 2
Metal Slug 3
Metal Slug XX
Portal
Resident Evil 4
Sega Bass fishing
Trials


XBLIG:
Impossible game
Gerbil Physics
Inferno
Joy joy
Ballistic

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Gears of war 3
BioShock
Earth Defence Force
Portal (XBLA)
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Post by ChipTune » Sun Apr 08, 2012 7:19 am

Ill leave the list at the top as it is, then people can add their own lists like you have, that makes it easier to see I guess.
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Post by Misery » Sun Apr 08, 2012 7:38 am

Retail:

Every Cave game aside from DOJ and Galuda 2 (argh, dont like!)
Raiden 4
Raiden Fighters Aces (I think is the name)
Dynasty Warriors series
Dead Rising 2 (this is a VERY good game...... until the super-zombies show up. Then it's a VERY BAD escort mission. May as well be walking the survivors on a platform made entirely of active chainsaws)
Resonance of Fate (though I had the PS3 version. Still a great game)
Just Cause 2 (BUY THIS. BUY IT NOW)
Eschatos

XBLA:
Ye gods, I'm never gonna remember all of these. All of the shmups and Pinball FX 2 and Pinball Arcade, and...... all sorts of other things.

XBLIG:
Crosstown
......I'm never gonna remember these either without looking on my list. I'm not very good at this, am I..... I remembered Crosstown though.

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Post by The Angry Jock » Sun Apr 08, 2012 9:14 am

Battlefield 3 is a sh*t game, I would never recommend it. Bad Company 2 is far better but the servers are quiet these days :(
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Post by Smurph » Sun Apr 08, 2012 9:15 am

I'm with Misery on this one: Just Cause 2. And again in bold because it's so damn awesome: Just Cause 2.

I think a massive list diminishes the recommendations, so while I have tons of favourites (especially my shmups), I'll just add a few XBLA games that I think are the cream of the crop, and may not get mentioned otherwise:

Carcassonne
Joe Danger SE (yes, this was mentioned. I need to get back to this to maintain my top 20 in the world position.)
Triggerheart Excelica

And from the indies:

Hypership Out Of Control
Retrofit: Overload (this one is unbelievably good, I totally heart it.)

I may just put up a massive list later anyway, I loves lists.
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Post by slacey1070 » Sun Apr 08, 2012 9:57 am

The Angry Jock wrote:Battlefield 3 is a sh*t game, I would never recommend it. Bad Company 2 is far better but the servers are quiet these days :(
I've put in too many hours on bf3...I enjoy it... But... Bc2 is head and shoulders the better game. Dice have just tried to re make cod... And that's a pity.
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Post by The Angry Jock » Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:19 am

slacey1070 wrote:I've put in too many hours on bf3...I enjoy it... But... Bc2 is head and shoulders the better game. Dice have just tried to re make cod... And that's a pity.
I've got around 120 hours on it, the new "fixes" have made a poor game terrible...after this morning I've had it. If they've fixed the SP loading problem I'll go back and finish the campaign, then it's going up the loft so I can't put it on for a razz.
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Post by Rayne » Sun Apr 08, 2012 2:03 pm

Imo, Halo Reach is the best the 360 has to offer, it's certainly the game I've played the most on it. Regardless of your pre-conceptions or past experiences with the series, it's definitely worth a play
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Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Sun Apr 08, 2012 2:28 pm

to add to whats already been listed

Mass Effect 1,2,3 - taken as one continous story that links and weaves through all three games its the best I have ever played

Skyrim
Black Ops
COD 4 Modern Warfare
Virtua Fighter 5
The Orange Box
Fallout New Vegas
Super Street Fighter 4
Red Dead Redemption

Geometry Wars 1 & 2
Double Dragon (but dont think you can buy this anymore)

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