Technology.am (Feb 10, 2010) — An innovative product that debuted in the gaming arena years ago, continues to rule the minds of enthusiasts world over. The Xbox 360, when it arrived for the first time, charmed thousands who even carried with them the passion to own the device. The age-defying console still rules, promising that the Xbox 360 is one device one would never want to miss.
With the customer base still continuing to grow, Xbox 360 games are much sought after at online stores and retail outlets. Though loved by gamers of all ages, the astounding popularity of Xbox 360 games rests on the teenagers worldwide. We present before you the most popular games now available on Xbox 360 and sought after by millions.
1. The Elder Scrolls: IV Oblivion
The immensely popular sequel of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, this game came about the third of the series. Winner of a slew of awards, the series now has the fourth edition. The Elder Scrolls is one player game allowing players to decide precisely who they want to be, good or evil.
2. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced War fighter
Yet another popular game on Xbox 360. Set in the future, the game arms gamers to pick the latest ammunition to escape any kind of trap. The Standard Xbox 360 setting allows one to four players. The game is also compatible with Xbox live making it possible for about 16 players to play the games together.
3. Street Fighter IV
The Street Fighter series has never actually been related with the Xbox brand, but when the Street Fighter IV was rolled out it hopped on to the console to became one of the best-selling games on the Xbox 360. The sequel to the long-running franchise mixes beginner-friendly interface with sufficient depth to satisfy the hardcore.
4. Halo Wars
Halo Wars is reputed for being among the best-sellers in the first-half of 2009 for the Xbox 360. The spin-off name wasn’t developed by Bungie Studios. Not to talk about that it is a real-time strategy title instead of a first-person shooter. In spite of all these, Halo Wars continues to draw the gaming crowd as it had been during 2009.
5. Call of Duty: World at War
Call of Duty: World at War too fits into the similar category as Halo Wars. As the tile came about, it had all ammunition to outperform a mass majority of newer titles in the first-half of 2009. And, it did.
6. UFC 2009 Undisputed
Released in May, UFC 2009 Undisputed has lured many an enthusiasts to the gaming console and ended up the second best-selling video game on the Xbox 360 during the first-half of 2009.
7. Resident Evil 5
The most popular of the series that charmed gamers, the Resident Evil 5 marked the last chapter in the tale. A prequel, Resident Evil 4, was among the most critically-acclaimed games of all-time.
Bioshock is a first-person shooter game with RPG elements, in an alternating version of the 1960s. Diverse endings gave the game added interest.
9. Halo 3
Part of the Halo trilogy, Halo 3 brought to Xbox 360, the conflict between the cybernetically-enhanced Master Chief and the United Nations Space Command and the theocratic crowd of aliens called the Covenant.
10. Gears of war 2
Yet another first person shooter game, Gears of War broght on to the screen the clash between humanity and the alien Locust Horde after the blowing up of the Lightmass Bomb in the earlier game. Marcus Fenix and Dominic Santiago maintain their fight against the Locust whereas dealing with another enemy: the infected Lambent Locust, which have been deeply mutated and have pushed the Locust out of their homes underground. An astounding game, but wasn’t very well accepted.
11. Mass effect
Mass Effect came about as an American action RPG. Spearheading a mission to discover an extinct race, Commander Shepard ends up in a complex political and evolutionary power play. Inorganic beings called the Reapers and the universal force called the Mass Effect come up against him. Ultimate shooter action was the highlight. The game was applauded for its interactive behavior.
12. Star Ocean
Leaping across planets and sailing the high seas, the setting of this game was some centuries ago.
13. Dead Island
A first-person shooter game again, Dead Island lets you combat an army of zombies. The setting has an island where a newly married couple is destined to be. Mike Jennings, the main player, goeson his search for his lost wife after a plane crash ruins their honeymoon. What he finds are zombies!
14. Viva Pinata Trouble in Paradise (Microsoft)
Aimed specifically at kids, the game requires them to form a garden to draw a large assortment of lovable animals, and then look after them all..
15. The Darkness (2K Games)
Adaptation of a comic book series, this game dwells upon mafia hit man Jackie Estacado’s exploits. He comes face to face with the paranormal world and imbibes powers to call upon frightening and destructive demons. A fascinating storyboard helped the game, though it portrays explicit violence.
16. Prey (2K Games)
This game follows Prey, an innovative shooter and his exploits. Prey has proved to be popular for the entertaining story and rebellious level design it carried along with it.
17. Bully Scholarship Edition (Rockstar)
An amusing game, Bully gives gamers to play the character of a naughty schoolboy, who stands up to bullies, gets chosen on by teachers, plays pranks, wins or loses the girl, and eventually learns to find the way the obstacles of the most horrible school around. Good thread and nice graphics made the game popular.
18. Chronicles of Riddick
Narrting the tale of Riddick, an escaped space prisoner, the game went on to capture the imagination of gamers who reveled in shooting sequences. Full of stunning action sequences and loads of sci-fi weapons, the game brought with it some gory entertainment.
19. The Club (Microsoft)
The game that was rolled out by UK-based Bizarre Creations, created an enthralling racing game which cool weapons for company. A fascinating game, it still draws the crowds.
20. Ace Combat 6 (Namco)
The arcade-style flight combat series has managed to be a favorite for fans. What made the Ace Combat click are the awesomely made adrenaline-pumping dogfight lunacy and flourishing visuals.