The electronic age has gifted the 21st generation with some of the most exciting Xbox 360 games. Inspired by evens from the pages of history, movies etc, the developers of these games have created each version better than the previous ones. The plots, sound and graphics are so well developed that it never fails to capture the mind of the player accelerating his adrenalin. So let surf into the record of best 360 Xbox games to know the leading Xbox versions.
Top Ten Best Xbox 360 Games
Get through the list of top ten best 360 Xbox games and find out if your favorite Xbox game has been included.
1. Halo 4
Released on 6th November, 2012; Halo 4 is a first-person shooter video game designed and published by 343 Industries and Microsoft Studios respectively for the Xbox 360 video game console. It has been regarded as the best Xbox 360 game that has grossed $220 million on its launch day and $300 million in its opening week. It is the sequel of halo 3 and a recorded one million people played it on Xbox Live within the first 24 hours of release. Receiving positive reviews from critics, around four million copies of Halo 4 was sold out by the end of the launch year.
2. Far Cry 3
A follow-up of the 2008’s Far Cry 2, Far Cry 3 was opened to game lover on 29th November, 2012 in Australia, 30th November in Europe and 4th December in North America. The open world first-person shooter video game was created by Ubisoft Montreal in conjunction with Ubisoft Massive, Ubisoft Red Storm, Ubisoft Reflections, and Ubisoft Shanghai. The game received widespread acclaim from reviewers and its Xbox 360 version got 89.67% score whose 4.5 million units were marketed by February 2013.
The stealth action adventure video game, Dishonored was released internationally in October 2012 for Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360. The version is played from a first-person perspective that allows the player to undertake a series of assassination missions in a variety of ways. The wonderfully empowering game makes the player think, plan and to be smart while hunting down enemies. Just after its release, Dishonored won many awards including the 2012 Spike Video Game award for Best Action-Adventure Game and the 2013 BAFTA award for Best Game.
4. Tomb Raider
Another game that cannot be ignored while speaking of some of the best Xbox 360 games is Tomb Raider The games present a world in 3D: a series of tombs, and other locations, through which the player must guide the protagonist Lara. Dynamic weather, massive open-world locations and a series of mini-quests gives the game a serious and cinematic tone. Tomb Raider is a pleasant and relaxing amusement which has never bored its players.
5. BioShock Infinite
Known as “Project Icarus” during development, BioShock Infinite was released universally on the Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 platforms on 26th March, 2013. Its plot, visual aesthetics and favorable are much better than the original BioShock series and has received appreciation globally. The game’s conception and setting was developed by Irrational’s creative lead, Ken Levine by taking inspirations from historic events.
6. NBA 2K13
NBA 2K13 has been termed as a grand release with more than 5 million copies sold across the globe and more than 25 Sports Game of the Year awards won. It was released on 2nd October, 2012 in North America for the Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows. Well designed with perfectly crafted game modes, best-in-class presentation and entertaining-yet-deep game play; NBA 2K12 is the best among the NBA 2K series.
7. Metal Gear Rising
Developed and produced by Platinum Games and Kojima Productions correspondingly, Metal Gear Rising is an action video game. It is the ninth main game in the Metal Gear series, with a plot set four years after the events of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. The multi-platform game is centered on sword fighting and features an advanced cutting system. Critics have praised the game specifically for its sophisticated cutting system.
8. Assassin’s Creed 3
The profound size and ambition of Assassin’s Creed 3 has rendered the action adventure video game a position among the top ten best Xbox 360 games. The plot is set in a fictional history of real world events and follows the centuries old struggle between the Assassins and the Templars. 12 million copies of the game were sold across nations when its Xbox 360 version was released on 30th October, 2012 in North America. The game also features a multiplayer section, allowing players to compete online to complete solo and team based objectives.
9. Sonic & All Star Racing Transformed
A sequel to Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, Sonic & All Star Racing Transformed is a racing video game that was created by Sumo Digital and published by Sega. It was released for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on November 16, 2012 in Europe and November 18, 2012 in North America. With a rating of 82 for the Xbox 360 version, the game is currently one among the best Xbox games. It was also nominated for “Best Racing Game of 2012” from Game Trailers.
10. Lego Lord of the Rings
Based on the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Lego Lord of the Rings is an immense and entertaining piece of game. New features such as travelling through Middle-earth in between levels and switching between story lines of different heroes are added to the game play from the older version. This version even follows the events and dialogues from the films to make it more interesting and familiar.