Best Xbox 360 Games

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1Halo 3

Not only the best and most exciting game on the xbox but also the greatest online game ever made.

the only thing that could possibly beat it will be the newly announced Halo 4

Easily the BEST multiplayer game of its DECADE..

The story rocked, and the series came to a nice climax.. CANT WAIT FOR HALO 4! Hopefully its gonna blow our mind as Halo 3 did

The way gaming was meant to be. Halo 1 itself set the standard for First Person Shooter games. Whether you love or hate Halo, you can't argue that fact.
This is one of the best games of the Halo trilogy because it had players emotionally wrapped up in the story line while providing gamers with the thrills of gaming. Both multi-players and single players could enjoy it.
Halo 3 also set the standard in how multi-player matching should take place.
Overall, one of the best games of all time.R.I.P. halo trilogy.

About me: I was always a big gamer. I would go through video games like crazy because there are plenty of great games. I never missed playing the old games after I finished them because it was on to the next one. But the Halo series is the only one I always want to go back to and play every once in a while. That and the Mario Brothers, but Halo tops Mario.

I think Skyrim should be higher on this list, but I had to vote for this one. It's still better than Halo 4, and the memories and nostalgia made me press that vote button.

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2Halo Reach

This is the end of the Halo road for Bungie -- the group is set to move on to a new original game next while Microsoft takes over responsibility for the franchise's future -- and that sense of this being a finale is in Halo: Reach. It shows clear reference to past games, refines well-established game mechanics, adds a few exciting twists, and polishes the rest to a glossy finish. The result is one of the most complete, fully-featured packages you'll find in gaming.

I pam playing it and it blowed my minds it is better than call of duty black opps I am a major grade 2 right now and its the best game EVER! I never played a better game than this please vote

One word describes it all, epic, Play this game and you'll see that there is a reason why halo is one of the biggest franchises of all time.

Great graphics, great modes, great gameplay.

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3Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

Halo 3 Is A Great Game By All Means And It Deserves A Spot On The Top 10. But COD 4 In My Mind Is Better. COD 4 Redefined The Way A FPS Was Played With It's Blockbuster Single Player Moments And One Of The Most Addictive, Balanced, And Well Thought-out Multiplayer Experience Of All Time.

As opposed to earlier games in the Call of Duty series, the game features modern equipment and new features, many exclusive to the multiplayer part of the game, such as "killstreaks" killing a number of enemies without the player dying in between kills allows access to various assets including airstrikes and helicopter support. A character can be positioned in one of three stances: standing, crouching, or prone each affecting the character's rate of movement, accuracy, and stealth. Using cover helps the player avoid enemy fire or recover health after taking significant damage. As such, there are no armor or health power ups. When the character has taken damage, the edges of the screen glow red and the character's heartbeat increases. If the character stays out of fire, the character can recover. When the character is within the blast radius of a live grenade, a marker indicates the direction of the grenade, helping the player to either flee or toss it back to the enemy.

Great game, the only trouble for me is campaign mode, in my opinion is too short, keep with the good work

This game is sort of brilliant.

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4Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Skyrim's residents are all aware of current events. They'll comment on the civil war, some sympathizing with the rebels, others thinking the establishment sold its soul. The peasants complain about the Jarls who control each settlement, the Jarls complain about the rebels or foreign policy, the over protective College librarian complains when I drop dragon scales all over his floor; many characters feel like whole, distinct personalities instead of vacuous nothings that hand out quests like a downtown greeter hands out flyers for discount jeans. Characters stereotype based on race, they double-cross at even the slightest hint it might be profitable, and they react to your evolving stature within the world. It makes a ridiculous realm, filled with computer-controlled cat people and humanoid reptiles, demon gods and dragons, feel authentic, like a world that existed long before you showed up and will continue to exist long after you leave.

How did this game get 86! Voted 2011 game of the year and rpg of the year. The ps3 version had some problems but this is an xbox list! A huge, open world with over 200 locations made by hand. You could play a wizard half the game then switch to a two handed axe almost no problem. Let the thief run away, capture him, or kill him and the guy chasing him. Random events that happen in sink with how you play. To me, this game beat it's predecessor Oblivion. I think it should be the best xbox game

Skyrim is the best game ever! How is it all the way down at 16? I expected it to be in the top 5! There are so many options in the story and the map is breathtaking! You have complete freedom with you character, you can be an honorable warrior, a stealthy assassin, a studious mage, or whatever you want. You can even choose which side of the war to fight for. Skyrim is by far my favorite game and right now the only thing I can think would ever beat it is the Elder Scrolls VI, when Bethesda makes it. SKYRIM for the win!

Awesome graphics really fun game I recommend this game

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5Grand Theft Auto IV

All the Grand Theft Auto games are awesome but nothing beats Grand Theft Auto IV... It is really so realistic and is the best free roam game in the world!

Free roam is the best thing in the world and that's why I love this game so much. Plus you can spend hours playing it and not get bored.

The game rocked in every way and the ending was epic... This is the best game ever made on any platform... Should be #1... Easily

I love Grand Theft Auto I already completed the, and I love that in the top 3 out of 10, although I really hoped it would be in 2, silver or 1, gold

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6Grand Theft Auto V

NUMBER 30?! Is this a joke?
Come on people, you know this game deserves number 1! No question about it. Ever since this game came out, I sold my other games because I only play Grand Theft Auto v! That's how fun it is!


Best game and in LA

Grand Theft Auto 5 is 10x better than Grand Theft Auto 4

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The Xbox 360 version of the game, developed by 4J Studios, is planned to support Kinect play and cross-platform playability with the PC version. The gameworld size is limited to 1024 by 1024 blocks, although this might later be expanded through the next updates. At the Game Developers Conference, it was made known that Minecraft for XBLA would be coming out on March 17, 2012. However, Daniel Kaplan said on Twitter that it is Microsoft's decision on when it will be released, 4J Studios told Microsoft that the game was ready for release, Microsoft waited for a date that they are happy to release. It was announced that Minecraft would be the flagship game in a new Xbox Live promotion called Arcade NEXT. The game was released on May 9, 2012. Currently Minecraft for Xbox 360 is limited, although in time the game will be in sync with the PC version, but on the first release, Xbox Minecraft was many versions behind the current 1.2.5. Although many features are planned, they will not be added until a later date. The game has a large amount of content that is special to the Xbox 360, including the newly designed crafting system, the control interface, and the ability to play with friends via Xbox Live.

This is my favorite game. On Creative, you build things, you can fly, spawn animals, and blow up TNT. On Survival, there is Spiders, and Creepers that try to kill you. And, if you stay underwater too long you will die.

One of the best games ever created. A plain and simple idea placing a single block and creating amazing things. It shows how the most simple of games can become something so compelling. Minecraft is definitely my number 1.

Hi I'm an ender dragon - Shadow_the_Ender_Dragon

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8Call of Duty: Black Ops II

I think that Call of Duty black Ops 2 is way better the Call of Duty black ops 1 the best thing about Call of Duty Black OPS 2 is the new nuketown

Should be in the top 5. Has all different kinds of action including online multiplayer, a good story line and zombies. Zombies adds a whole new level of fun because it is unlimited. Best graphics ever.

The best game ever. Could play all day oh wait I do. Laugh out loud.

You Have To Be Joking. The Games Only Good Feature Is Its Multiplayer. And You can't Use Vehicles...

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9Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Such a legendarily good online play. Scar H red dot sight and Intervention FMJ all the way!

This game is the best game I have ever played... The best FPS game... You'll love this game. Please vote for the game. And please play this game you'll love it... Really a very realistic game... With ultimate gadgets...

This and Black OPS are AWESOME.. this should be first and Halo Second

This is one of the best

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10Call of Duty: Black Ops

Great game not only because of Zombies but the campaign and the multiplayer parts of the game met my standards like no other game yet thumbs up for ZOMBIES!

This game deserves to be in the top 3 because of zombies and the multiplayer maps and guns not to mention the new zombie add on packs

Amazing multiplayer and campaign. Also zombies is really fun and great to play on split screen, solo, or on Xbox live and the first of the two Black Ops. My disc got scratched and I am even thinking of buying another!

I really liked this game the best in of the Call of Duty serries

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The Newcomers

?Conker: Live and Reloaded

Remember, this remade masterpiece is also portable to the Xbox 360!

?Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
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The Contenders

11Fallout 3

This game is one of the most beautiful, in-depth and outstanding games I have ever had the honour to play. The story line for the entire game series is one of the most interesting yet different- in it's own manner- out of many games I have played, and this game attracts you with it's freedom of customization, free-will to pick a path of life that you desire and also shows you a post-apocalyptic struggle of society that has many different stories to tell from all over the wasteland. To every friend who asks my favorite game, I fangirl, then I immediately suggest "Fallout 3" then I let myself loose with reasons why everyone should play a Fallout game. I will never get bored of exploring, discovering, helping, customizing and chosing. The uniqueness of the Vaults- each with their own independent story that links to the Great War just entice me to look deeper, to search for more. And I wouldn't have any other game than Fallout to play for the rest of my life. It is truly an absolute masterpiece and I will always love it. Thank too Bethesda and Obsidian.

Fallout 3 is a special videogame. It's an open-world role-playing game that delivers an experience unlike anything on the market right now. It's a gripping and expansive showcase of how much depth and excitement can be packed into one videogame, and it does justice to the Fallout franchise. This sequel is the first made by Bethesda, the developers responsible for The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. You don't need to play any of their past games or any previous Fallout games to enjoy this one. It stands on its own as a memorable and well-crafted videogame.

Fallout 3 will always have that one special place in my heart! I have played this game so many times I have all the DLC and on days when I am bored I find myself turning back to this old faithful friend of mine! I have played all of the Fallouts but 3 just seems to be the one that is the best in my opinion I just absolutely love this game and recommend it to anyone who hasn't had the chance to enjoy it!

This game should clearly be in the top five

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12Gears of War

Best Third Person shooting Game of all. I liked the story, the game play and the maps. The guns are rocking and the kill sequences are awesome.

By far the best game for the 360, a third person shooter is unheard of in gaming, let alone have a game the makes it so that you are able to mount in and out of cover. A cover system not used since killswitch for the ps2. And make it work. It's gritty bloody, violent and hardcore. 10/10 and my favorite game/game franchise ever.

Gears series is the best. I have played halo 3 also, but halo sucks really, all my friends are of the same opinion, gears of war original is the best among the trilogy, gears 2 is also good and gears 3 has beast mode which is awesome, the versus mode is spine chilling, this game simply rocks

I love this franchise I will always love it ITS GUNS GUNS!

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13Red Dead Redemption

It's tempting to say that Red Dead Redemption is ahead of its time, but the reality is that this is a game of and for the times. Rockstar shows an uncanny ability to hold a mirror up to society and remind us that present day hot button issues like racism, immigration, federal government power and personal freedoms are not only nothing new, they are deeply ingrained in American society. They are forces that helped to shape America into what it is, and their inclusion in Red Dead Redemption gives it a sense of authenticity that videogames in general lack.

Yeah GTA 4 is a good game. But for Me Red Dead Redemption is better! It has all the taste of what a Western Style Sandbox Game Should Have. It Has an awesome Story! For the least It Deserves to be in the Top 5! (Though it should be 1st, but oh well). If you haven't played it yet, you should check this game out, I Can be sure you guys will love this game!

Why is this so low down!? Get this game higher needs more respect!

It's a great game definitely number 1

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Things kick off with your plane smacking into the ocean and your character having to take refuge in Rapture to survive. Irrational plays on the conventions of the first-person perspective by thrusting you through experiences that toy with and vastly strengthen that fragile, intangible bond between in-game protagonist and yourself. At times, it forces upon you moments of reflection, which is so important and rare in games, where you contemplate the nature of blindly accepted game conventions, which we can't get into for fear of spoiling things. It lays a relatively straight narrative path for you, but it never feels linear, a result of the gameplay as much as the narrative.

This game is crazy good. It combines all the elements to make a great game. The graphics, the characters, the action, the suspense, the story! Everything about this game was great. This was a game that made me depressed when it was over just because I wanted more. The Bioshock series should be number one.

Sadly enough, this game is not for everyone. Especially not for 12-year olds who doesn't know about anything else than Red Bull and Call of Duty. This is a deep game, with lots of questions asked, and lots of questions answered. It's more of a novel than a game when you think about it. If you have ever read Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand, this is the game for you.

This game is just unbelievable.

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15Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion

Hundreds of hours or game play, most likely hundreds of ways for you to play the game, AND it's one of the few RPGs to really let you do whatever the hell you want, I've personally never finished the main quest line in my 600 hours of playing over the years.

It's not flawless, though. While some characters like Lucien Lachance are just fabulous many named characters in the game have little back story and you won't learn anything about them, making them feel like they have no purpose in the game.

Its only flaws are the sometimes boring characters, minor glitches (I mean minor, stuff you wouldn't notice) and some of the physics. It's hard to wrong with this game, easily 9/10.

Grand Theft Auto IV at number 3? Please. That's not a classic. I agree with Halo and Gears being so high up, but Grand Theft Auto? You've got to be joking. It shouldn't even be in the top ten. Oblivion is the greatest 360 game ever made. Maybe it shouldn't be number 1 based on its fan base (Call of Duty, gears, and halo fans probably beat it), but it is the best to me hands down. - Aych

This game, on a scale of limitation, is a 0. Truly amazing. Simply the fact that you can do whatever you want makes it nearly the greatest.

The graphics are superb, with extreme precision involved in attention to detail.

Every last feature, cave, weapon, action, reaction, skill and choice in this game, for me, is terrific.

I would definitely rate this above Gears of War.

I love this game, this game started a really cool saga

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16Assassin's Creed II

This is way better than AC1. Better man, awesome weapons, climb faster, longer, more fun, real people from the world in the past, and this game actually teaches someone about the true ART-OF-WAR! -

Not only is it addictive and fun, anytime you want to get historical SWAG on, you can play this game and enjoy it for what it is: great story, superb graphics and music, and fun gameplay.

Awesome game really surprised to see this great game languishing at the bottom. All EZIO fans please vote for ASSASSIN'S CREED 2'

I love this game! I'm 14 and my brother downloaded it. ezio is our favorite assassin. this game is so awesome I beat it in like a week and a half. I'm honestly surprised it didn't get a higher rating.


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17Fable II

While RPG's like Oblivion are great too, don't let the game overshadow this one. It takes place in between medieval and pre-modern times... You can be ALL types of fighters, warrior, mage and thief! Fight with a sword one second, unleash a bunch of elemental power the next, then pull out a gun. Not to mention that the world was much big and beautiful for its time. Fable II was the best 360 RPG during its reign.

While warrior and mage seem fitting, thief is a poor description. I would consider Fable games to have more of a warrior, mage, ranger/marksman type, as there is little stealth involved - HollyRolo

I mean if your going to vote shouldn't it be a console exclusive aside from halo this is probably one the best exclusives to the console and is still considered one of the greatest games.

18Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Really amazing. Survival mode is like zombies but more realistic and way better. Best Xbox game.

The multiplayer experience is amazing. It should be ranked # 1. I also like it way more than black ops because in Mw3 it actually feels like you are in the war and not street fighting. I also like the guns and the maps a lot.

That's bull modern warfare 3 is clearly the best game ever! Anyone who doesn't vote for this game has clearly never played it before!

Great conclusion to the Mw3 story and multiplayer is amazing. I never run out of thins to do in this game. Best Xbox game.

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19Mass Effect 2

This is the continued saga of Commander Shepard. It's the future, and all sentient life across the galaxy is in peril. An advanced race of machines known as Reapers is intent on wiping the slate clean. Shepard, a distinguished soldier, has faced this threat and emerged triumphant once, but victory is far from assured. Now Shepard must take the fight to the enemy -- a mission that is dubbed suicidal from the outset. Things don't look very promising, but Shepard has a plan. It involves recruiting the best and brightest from around the galaxy and somehow convincing them their lives are worth sacrificing for the greater good.

I love this game. Quite possibly my favorite ever. Great story, memorable characters, fun combat, with just the right amount of RPG elements mixed in to make it the best Xbox 360 game. - dawgburt2000

Arguably the best game of the decade, incorporating RPG and shooter qualities. I can't believe it is so low down!

Changed my life... I'm just sad the trilogy ended... - truestory

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20Gears Of War 2

gears is the only reason I bought my xbox 360 elite hope 3 is as good as 1,2

This and Halo 3 are awesome, it should be this first and halo second and then the rest of the list is ok, obviously besides this being at number 14

I hate people who play Xbox. The fact that this Is behind three call of duties amazes me.

One Of The Best Games Series Of The Generation

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