Name me 10 Xbox 360 exclusives worth owning a 360 for.

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#51 Posted by ValiantGrizzly (497 posts) -

Holy shit people need to cut this shit out. This will never reach a conclusion because people like different games. I own all current gen consoles and they all have games worth playing.

This is not something you can reach a consensus on. Never could, never will.

#52 Edited by Contrarian (1143 posts) -

@digitalsea87 said:

Holy shit people need to cut this shit out. This will never reach a conclusion because people like different games. I own all current gen consoles and they all have games worth playing. This is not something you can reach a consensus on. Never could, never will.

If only people would just simply say what they like rather than taking it as am opportunity to talk shit about what others like. A good game is a game you like. A great game is a game you love. There is no consensus to come to. I can't come up with 10 must have titles to justify owning a 360, but I sure as hell have about 90 games I like and that justifies it easily. My point was never to say a 360 isn't worth owning, but people will go off on a tangent to suit.

#53 Posted by isomeri (1415 posts) -

PC does not count.

  1. Halo series
  2. Gears of War series
  3. Forza series
  4. Shadow Complex
  5. Bastion
  6. Alan Wake
  7. Crackdown
  8. Dance Central
  9. Iron Brigade
  10. Geometry Wars
#54 Posted by MideonNViscera (2252 posts) -

Lost Odyssey was probably the last JRPG I liked. Except Sam and Mack or whatever their names were.

#55 Posted by SeriouslyNow (8534 posts) -

(this is mostly in jest)
 

  1. Expensive DLC.
  2. No free games.
  3. Ever changing policies regarding user created content.
  4. People being banned for stating their sexual persuasion.
  5. People being banned for stating their religious persuasion.
  6. Awesomely Advanced X-Clamp Cooling System. (pronounced : Ass)
  7. Took three revisions before it couldn't be heard in the next room while sitting idle.
  8. Vibrator as top settling Indie game.
  9. Minecraft clones on a system which doesn't yet have Minecraft.
  10. Are You Kinected?
#56 Posted by TobbRobb (4843 posts) -

Halo, Gears, Shadow Complex, Castle Crashers some other Arcade stuff I forgot. Uuuuuuh, uhm Fable? Bayonetta is better on the 360?

Shit, why did I buy a 360 in the first place.

#57 Posted by Contrarian (1143 posts) -

@SeriouslyNow said:

(this is mostly in jest)

  1. Expensive DLC.
  2. No free games.
  3. Ever changing policies regarding user created content.
  4. People being banned for stating their sexual persuasion.
  5. People being banned for stating their religious persuasion.
  6. Awesomely Advanced X-Clamp Cooling System. (pronounced : Ass)
  7. Took three revisions before it couldn't be heard in the next room while sitting idle.
  8. Vibrator as top settling Indie game.
  9. Minecraft clones on a system which doesn't yet have Minecraft.
  10. Are You Kinected?

One of these really made it difficult for me to get a 360. I have the 2nd version (I guess it is) and it is as noisy as hell. I remember it scaring my cat the first time I played it. I won't pay to play online, so the problems online don't affect me. As for Kinect, don't get me wrong, I enjoy the Wii, but I can't be interested in Kinect at all. The worst part is that at my local KMart and Target I find that Kinect games have taken over and it looks as bad as the Wii section (in that they stock all of the crap games and the good ones never seem to be there). If I was a traditional gamer, I might be a bit embarrassed standing in front of the 360 section now.

#58 Posted by SeriouslyNow (8534 posts) -
@MideonNViscera said:

Lost Odyssey was probably the last JRPG I liked. Except Sam and Mack or whatever their names were.

You mean Sam N Max?  That's an adventure game series, not an RPG.
#59 Posted by Lunar_Aura (2778 posts) -

@MideonNViscera said:

Lost Odyssey was probably the last JRPG I liked. Except Sam and Mack or whatever their names were.

#60 Posted by tooPrime (345 posts) -

The age of exclusives is pretty much over. Obviously you'll still get them from first/second party studios but the amount of money required to bribe long term exclusivity out of 3rd party publishers isn't really worth it.

#61 Posted by Contrarian (1143 posts) -

@tooPrime said:

The age of exclusives is pretty much over. Obviously you'll still get them from first/second party studios but the amount of money required to bribe long term exclusivity out of 3rd party publishers isn't really worth it.

In some cases, I remain unconvinced they sell more games by having it as a multiplatform, rather they just split it. I remain a fan of exclusives from 3rd party developers. Some games seem a natural fit to a single console for some reason. Or perhaps it is myopia.

#62 Posted by MideonNViscera (2252 posts) -

@SeriouslyNow said:

@MideonNViscera said:

Lost Odyssey was probably the last JRPG I liked. Except Sam and Mack or whatever their names were.

You mean Sam N Max? That's an adventure game series, not an RPG.

If you played the game you'd understand. As it stands, you're clueless.

#63 Posted by Icemael (6364 posts) -

Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3, Shadow Complex, Espgaluda II Black Label, Mushihime-sama Futari Ver 1.5, Dodonpachi Resurrection, Akai Katana Shin, Muchi Muchi Pork! & Pink Sweets, Deathsmiles, Omega Five, WarTech: Senko no Ronde, Tales of Vesperia.

#64 Edited by SeriouslyNow (8534 posts) -
@MideonNViscera said:

@SeriouslyNow said:

@MideonNViscera said:

Lost Odyssey was probably the last JRPG I liked. Except Sam and Mack or whatever their names were.

You mean Sam N Max? That's an adventure game series, not an RPG.

If you played the game you'd understand. As it stands, you're clueless.

Oh right.  I just misunderstood because called Sed...Sam.  It's kind of hard to know what you're talking about when you don't name characters correctly and use ambiguous sentence structure.
#65 Edited by ProfessorEss (7518 posts) -

Like the PS3 thread I'll just pull the first ten off the top of my head:

  1. Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise
  2. Gears of War (any or all)
  3. Dance Central 2
  4. Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts
  5. Halo: Reach
  6. Dead Rising
  7. Mass Effect
  8. Forza
  9. Shadow Complex
  10. Blue Dragon (yes, I'm one of those)

It was a little harder to name ten for the 360 than it was for the PS3 but only because I don't like loading the list with multiple games from the same franchise. Personally I think PS3 has the greater number of must-play exclusive IPs, but I think the 360 has stronger exclusive franchises.

#66 Posted by Contrarian (1143 posts) -

@ProfessorEss said:

  1. Blue Dragon (yes, I'm one of those)

So am I and didn't I cop some sarcasm for that. I really enjoyed it (haven't finished it though). I have always aspired to be one of "those" people and now I am.

#67 Posted by Dane_of_Cawdor (1 posts) -

If I was to look at the games I have played on 360, I doubt many of them have been exclusives. Last Halo I owned was 3, and I've never owned Gears.

Strikes me that the lower price of the thing attracts most buyers. I guess the whole question of games worth owning a 360 for is a little odd to me. I can see exclusively being more of a factor at launch, and definitely with the previous generation - across both platforms. Could it just be that the 360 has always been a cheaper way to access the latest generation of console releases?

I'm definitely psyched for the Witcher on 360. But if I didn't already own one I wouldn't buy the console for it.

#68 Edited by Jezzasaurus (34 posts) -

My attitude is that if you are spending as much on exclusive titles as you are on the console itself, the investment is justified.

So for example, in Australia games generally cost around $80 new. The consoles vary between $250 and $400, so you would only need four or five exclusives. At launch, they were $650 for the 360 and $1,000 for the PS3, so by my (probably silly) system you would need nine or thirteen exclusives, which is never going to happen, let alone on launch day...

Obviously there are great games for both systems in 2012, but I would only consider arcade or downloadable titles to be secondary experiences, and the PC is also a valid platform. My lists would be:

Xbox 360

  1. Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts
  2. Fable II
  3. Halo 3 / Reach
  4. Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise

PlayStation 3

  1. Heavy Rain
  2. inFamous
  3. LittleBigPlanet / 2
  4. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
  5. Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destuction / Crack in Time
  6. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
#69 Posted by Guided_By_Tigers (8061 posts) -

@nintendoeats said:

Yup, that Blue Dragon. Sure is a must-play.

:(.....hey I actually really liked Blue Dragon.

#70 Edited by Cynical_Gamer (97 posts) -

Both 360 and PS3 have only a handful of exclusives but multi-platform games are better on 360. 360 has more indie games and SHUMPs. So 360. I own both and mostly play on my 360 and watch blu-ray movies on my PS3.

#71 Posted by Senate4242 (111 posts) -

In no particular order:

Bully

Gears of War 1-3

Condemned

Lost Odyssey

Crackdown 1 (second wasnt very good)

Viva Pinata (reminds me I need to go back)

Banjo-Kazooie

Banjo-Tooie

Dead Rising

Shadow Complex

Forza 2-4

Alan Wake

Mass Effect

Halo CE (Not a fan of the other Halos)

My PS3 exclusive list would be a lot longer, but not too shabby. I do realize some of these games are remakes or ports from older systems.

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