If you have a Xbox 360 then it’s safe to say there were probably a few action games in your collection. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we are sharing the best Xbox 360 action games of all time here which have incredible graphics and cutting edge game play, the Xbox 360 is an incredible gaming experience, and these action games are always incredible to play.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim:
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. It is the fifth main installment in The Elder Scrolls series, following The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, and was released worldwide for Xbox 360
Main story revolves around the player character’s mission to defeat Alduin the World Eater. A dragon that is prophesied to destroy the world. The game is set 200 years after the events of Oblivion and takes place in Skyrim. The player completes quests and develops the character by improving skills. The game continues the open world tradition of its predecessors by allowing the player to travel everywhere in the game world at any time, and to ignore or postpone the main story line indefinitely.
Fallout 3 is a post apocalyptic action role playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Soft works. The third installment in the Fallout series, it is the first game to be created by Bethesda since it bought the franchise from Interplay Entertainment.
Batman: Arkham Asylum:
This game presented from the third person perspective with a primary focus on Batman’s combat and stealth and detective skills and gadgets that can be used in combat and exploration. Batman freely move around the Arkham Asylum facility, and interact with characters and undertaking missions, and unlocking new areas by progressing through the main story or obtaining new equipment. The player is able to complete side missions away from the main story to unlock additional content and collectible items. Combat focuses on chaining attacks together against numerous foes while avoiding damage, while stealth allows Batman to conceal himself around an area, using gadgets and the environment to silently eliminate enemies.
Grand Theft Auto V:
Grand Theft Auto V is played from either a third person or first person perspective and its world is navigated on foot or by vehicle. Players can control three lead characters throughout single player and switch between them either during or outside any mission. Grand Theft Auto V’s story is centered on the heist sequences, and many missions involve shooting and driving game play. A “wanted” system governs the aggression of law enforcement response to players who commit crimes. Grand Theft Auto V get very popularity same as the previous one’s.
Red Dead Redemption:
Red Dead Redemption 2 is a Western themed action game set in an open world environment. It is played from both third and first person perspective and the player controls Arthur Morgan, an outlaw and a member of the Van der Linde gang. The game features both single player and online multiplayer gears.
The game brings back and deeply purify procedures from the previous game, such as the combat, gun play and honor system. It also has many new features, including dual-wielding and swimming.
During IGN’s first look preview on the topic of how player choices affect interactions and missions, Rob Nelson, Co-Studio Head at Rockstar North, said: “We try to give you options within a lot of these missions to choose how you approach it, whether you’ll send your buddies in first or whether you will go in first.
Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood is set in an open world and it presented from the third person perspective and have primary focus on using Desmond and Ezio’s combat and stealth skills to eliminate targets and explore the environment. Ezio is able to freely explore 16th century Rome to complete side missions away from the primary story line. The game introduced a multiplayer component to the series.
Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood received critical acclaim with critics praising its setting of Rome, content, game play improvements over its antecedent and the addition of a multiplayer mode, the story received a mostly positive response, although several critics found it to be inferior to Assassin’s Creed II’s. The Game won multiple awards including a BAFTA award for Best Action Game. It was followed in November 2011 by Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, a direct sequel that served as a conclusion to Ezio’s story and continued the story of Desmond Miles.
Far Cry 3:
Far Cry 3 is a first person shooter, which also features role playing game elements including experience points, skill trees, and a crafting system. The player has the ability to take cover behind objects to break enemies’ lines of sight and to peek around and over cover and blind fire. The player has the ability to perform silent take downs by performing melee attacks from above, below, or close behind. The game’s narrative director, Jason Vandenberghe, said that the story mode map is around ten times larger than the game’s previous installments. Players are given the ability to survey and plan out their attacks with stealth take down combinations and tag enemies with the camera in order to track their movement once they break the player’s line of sight.
Gears of War:
Gears of War is a video game franchise created by Epic Games, developed and managed by The Coalition. Gears of War is one of the best selling franchises for the Xbox 360.
Gears of War is third person shooter game, its core concepts being derived from Resident Evil 4‘s “over the shoulder” perspective, Kill Switch‘s cover system, and Bionic Commando‘s swinging action akin to moving between points of cover.
Call of Duty: Black Ops:
Black Ops is first person shooter, retaining the same game play mechanics as previous Call of Duty titles. The player assumes the role of a foot soldier who can wield various firearms ,only two of which can be carried at once, throw grenades and other explosives, and use other equipment as weapons. A player close enough to an enemy can kill with one knife blow. A character can take three stances: standing, crouching or prone. Each affects rate of movement, accuracy, and stealth. The player can drop to the prone stance from the standing stance while running (colloquially known as “dolphin diving”), and can momentarily sprint before having to stop. The screen glows red to indicate damage to a player’s health, which regenerates over time. When the character is within the blast radius of a live grenade, an on-screen marker indicates where it is in relation to the player, helping the player to move away or to throw it back. Among the weapons new to the series in Black Ops are crossbows with bolts and explosive ammunition, Dragon’s Breath rounds and ballistic knives.
The Game is a first person shooter video game. The game perspective switches to third-person when using certain weapons and vehicles. Game play is more similar to Halo: Combat Evolved than later games in the series.The player’s head up display displays and tracks a player’s current weapons, skills , and health. It also contains a compass and a “motion tracker” that registers moving allies, enemies, and vehicles in a certain radius of the player. The HUD changes when the player pilots aircraft and spacecraft.
The Game is a stealth video game developed by IO Interactive and published by Square Enix.
Hitman: Absolution is a stealth game where the player assumes the role of a hitman named Agent 47. Presented from a third person perspective, the game play centers around completing set objectives within a series of levels. Objectives can range from simply reaching the end of the level, to killing specific individuals. Players choose how to complete each level, taking branching paths to get to a target or location.
Street Fighter IV:
Street Fighter IV takes place several months after the events of Street Fighter II (thus is chronologically set between Street Fighter II and III). After M.Bison’s survival following his encounter with Akuma, the S.I.N. corporation began another fighting tournament in order to draw out the most powerful fighters on Earth to complete the BLECE project. Each character has their own reasons for entering this tournament.
Tomb Raider 2013:
Tomb Raider is an action adventure game developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix.
Tomb Raider is presented in third person perspective. Players take control of the series lead Lara Croft. Game uses an interconnected hub model that combines action adventure and survival mechanics.Players can traverse between the camps and across the island using footpaths, improvised or already-available zip lines and climbable tracks. Many of the players moves are carried over from the previous games created by Crystal Dynamics, with some tweaks added, such as incorporating elements of stealth game play. Quick time events are scattered at regular intervals throughout the game, often appearing at crucial or fast-moving points in the game’s plot, such as extracting a shard of metal, and escaping a collapsing cave.
Resident Evil 4:
The Game known in Japan as Biohazard 4, is a survival horror game developed by Capcom. The sixth major installment in the Resident Evil series. Players control U.S. government special agent Leon S. Kennedy, who is sent on a mission to rescue the U.S. president’s daughter, whom has been kidnapped by a cult. In rural Spain, Leon fights hordes of villagers infected by a mind controlling parasite, and reunites with the spy Ada Wong.
Resident Evil 4 garnered critical acclaim, with praise for its narrative, game play, voice acting, and characters. It received multiple Game of the Year awards for 2005 and was seen as a successful cross platform hit that influenced the evolution of the survival horror and third person shooter genres. It pioneered the “over the shoulder” third person view perspective in video games. It is widely considered to be one of the best video games of all time.