Best XBox 360 Games (for 2008)

Looking for best XBox games for the year 2008? Read on to know which have been released and which ones are we all eagerly anticipating..
| Thursday, October 09, 2008
XBox 360 is a great online video game entertainment system featuring live online gaming. XBox 360 games are intense and possess stunning graphics. Over the years, game titles developed for these platform have earned many laurels from both the gaming industry as well as the general public. Microsoft recently announced the expansion of their XBox market by enabling people to play, rate and share community-created games. It is expected that people will have access to over 1000 games in their gaming library. In this article, I will bring to you top selling, best and most popular games developed for the XBox console platform in the year 2008.

Grand Theft Auto IV (GTA IV)

Genre: Action Adventure / Third-person shooter
Developer: Rockstar North
Publisher: Rockstar Games and Capcom
Available For: XBox 360, PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Windows

Grand Theft Auto IV or GTA IV is the 9th title in the Grand Theft Auto series. GTA IV involves engaging and addictive game play as is usually expected from GTA. You as a player have to face gangs, thugs and corruption whilst completing your missions. The game is powered by superior artificial intelligence, superior graphics and great sound.

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

Genre: FPS
Developer: Infinity Ward
Publisher: Activision
Available For: XBox 360, PlayStation 3, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is a first-person shooter action game featuring authentic modern weaponry, cinematic style graphics and sound and promising artificial intelligence. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is the 4th title in the Call of Duty game series though rather than World War II, this one deals in the present. A player can choose from mission based game play or multiplayer game play. Mission based game play offers a engaging and action packed game play. With the multiplayer option, players can choose from deathmatch game type or team-based game style. With this option, players even have the opportunity to compare their scores with players from all over the world. Seriously this game has some amazing graphics and sound and is a must buy to any kind of gamer.

Army of Two

Genre: Combat Action
Developer: EA Montreal
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Available For: XBox 360 and PlayStation 3

Army of Two features two man game play (live partner or AI), customizable weapons, realistic environments, fluid dynamics and politically motivated story line. The multiplayer game play mode allows up to 4 players (2 on each team) with both teams competing on designated objectives. Further, this game play mode has 3 types which include war zone, bounties and extraction. What makes this title special is its original idea and use of artificial intelligence engine.

Ninja Gaiden II

Genre: Action-adventure
Developer: Team Ninja
Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios
Available For: XBox 360

This Xbox game title is a sequel to Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword. This game is rated 18, M, MA15+, R18+ due to its intense gore and graphic violence. Ryu Hayabusa is featured as the main character in the game who can use the Dragon Sword, Eclipse Scythe, Blade Tonfas, Kusari-gama and the Falcon's Talons during combat along with all new magical spells and spectacular acrobatic moves. The story continues from the previous version and takes you to places like New York, Tokyo and even Netherworld with the purpose of completing your mission. The game met with both positive and negative reviews but all in all sold over million copies world wide to date.

Some more eagerly anticipated XBox 360 games:

Game: Fallout 3
Genre: Role-Playing
Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks and ZeniMax Media
Availability: XBox 360, Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 3

Game: Fable II
Genre: Action RPG
Developer: Lionhead Studios
Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios
Availability: XBox 360

Game: Halo Wars
Genre: Strategy
Developer: Ensemble Studios
Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios
Availability: XBox 360

Game: Resident Evil 5
Genre: Strategy
Developer: Capcom
Publisher: Capcom
Availability: XBox 360 and Playstation 3
   
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