What are your top 10 favorite Xbox games?

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#1 Edited by greenygrey (173 posts) -

Since I made a thread asking about our top 10 favorite Gamecube games, I thought why not make the same thread for Microsoft's first foray into the console gaming market. Despite what a lot of fanboys say, the Xbox was a fine system and it had a lot of good good games for it other than the Halo franchies. It's probably my second favorite console of last generation of consoles.  
 
My list: 
1. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 
2. Halo: Combat Evolved tied with Halo 2 
3. Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory 
4. The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay 
5. Psychonauts 
6. Ninja Gaiden 
7. Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge 
8. Panzer Dragoon: Orta 
9. Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood 
10. Project Gotham Racing 2 
 
Now share your list. Note that it doesn't have to be in order or be a top 10.

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#2 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5919 posts) -

I never owned an xbox :(

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#3 Posted by Equal_Opportunity_Destroyer497 (578 posts) -

The Xbox was indeed a fine system. It was the last console I obtained during that generation and instantly became a favorite. But when I try to think of my favorite games on the platform I realize that I played a shit-load of multi-platform games on Xbox, so a few of those may sneak onto my list. 

  • Ninja Gaiden Black
  • Call of Cthulu: Dark Corners of the Earth
  • Dead or Alive Extreme Beach Volleyball (seriously)
  • Shenmue II
  • Soul Calibur II
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
  • The Warriors
  • Psychonauts
  • Splinter Cell: tie between Pandora Tomorrow and Chaos Theory
  • Star Wars: Jedi Academy
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#4 Posted by kuz101 (223 posts) -
@greenygrey said: 

My list: 
1. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 
2. Halo: Combat Evolved tied with Halo 2 
3. Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory 

same  
 
4. ESPN NFL 2K5 
5. Star Wars Jedi Knights 2: Jedi Outcast 
6. Jade Empire
7. Splinter Cell: Pandora Tommorow (tie) Splinter Cell
8. The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King 
9. Gun 
10. Star Wars Republic Commando 
 
Man, Star Wars games were so good in this era.
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#5 Posted by Video_Game_King (36564 posts) -
  1. Panzer Dragoon Orta
  2. Panzer Dragoon Orta
  3. Panzer Dragoon Orta
  4. Panzer Dragoon Orta
  5. Panzer Dragoon Orta
  6. Panzer Dragoon Orta
  7. Panzer Dragoon Orta
  8. Panzer Dragoon Orta
  9. Panzer Dragoon Orta
  10. Panzer Dragoon Orta
I've only played one Xbox game. If it gets boring, imagine that I'm reading it like this.
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#6 Posted by ez123 (2145 posts) -
  • NFL 2k5
  • Spiderman 2
  • JSFR
  • Tetris Worlds
  • Wreckless
  • Def Jam: Fight for NY
  • GTA: San Andreas
  • Sega GT 2002
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#7 Posted by McBonJon (204 posts) -
Picking ten of these is pretty hard since I played a lot of Xbox games. Here's my list (Not in any order): 
  1. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
  2. The King of Fighters 2002/2003
  3. Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath
  4. Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance
  5. Ninja Gaiden Black
  6. Dead to Rights
  7. Panzer Dragoon Orta
  8. Halo: Combat Evolved
  9. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory
  10. Forza Motorsport
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#8 Posted by chrissedoff (2368 posts) -

1. prince of persia the sands of time
2. splinter cell chaos theory
3. halo 2
4. beyond good and evil
5. knights of the old republic
6. escape from butcher bay
7. crimson skies
8. fable
9. psychonauts
10. the warriors

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#9 Posted by Sinkwater (525 posts) -
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#10 Posted by greenygrey (173 posts) -
@kuz101 said:
" @greenygrey said: 

My list: 
1. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 
2. Halo: Combat Evolved tied with Halo 2 
3. Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory 

same   4. ESPN NFL 2K5 5. Star Wars Jedi Knights 2: Jedi Outcast 6. Jade Empire7. Splinter Cell: Pandora Tommorow (tie) Splinter Cell8. The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King 9. Gun 10. Star Wars Republic Commando  Man, Star Wars games were so good in this era. "

There aren't many Star Wars games for this gen, but every Star Wars game for this gen stinks to begin with.
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#11 Posted by Gargantuan (1906 posts) -

1: Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay
2: KotOR
3: Halo: Ce
4: Deathrow
5: Halo 2
6: Republic Commando
7: MechAssault
8: Dead or Alive 3  
9: MechAssault 2
10: Jade Empire

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#12 Posted by crusader8463 (14757 posts) -

kotor x 10.

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#13 Posted by dragonzord (844 posts) -

Fable 1 
Shenmue 2 
Jet Set Radio Future 
Breakdown 
 
That's about it. Original Xbox's library kinda sucked

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#14 Posted by greenygrey (173 posts) -
@zoner said:
"Fable 1 Shenmue 2 Jet Set Radio Future Breakdown  That's about it. Original Xbox's library kinda sucked "

*sigh* 
 
I hate pathetic posts that do nothing more than to instigate console flame wars.
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#15 Posted by Bloodgraiv3 (2730 posts) -

Republic Commando 
Halo 2 
Kotor 
Dead or Alive 3 
Riddick 
Psychonauts 
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory 
Halo 
Beyond good and evil 
Battlefront 2
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#16 Edited by Soapy86 (2741 posts) -

The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind 
Halo: Combat Evolved 
Star Wars: Knights of The Old Republic  
Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory
Fable 
 ... 
 ...
Those are the only games I really enjoyed on the OG Xbox.  

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#17 Posted by Synaptic (313 posts) -

Jade Empire

Advent Rising

Psychonauts

Halo 2

the rest I can't remember.

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#18 Posted by iWonder (478 posts) -

MechAssault - I fucking loved MechAssault
Halo 2 - I think I played that more than was healthy when it was released. Was much less fun when people got good at it. 
Halo CE - Had a bunch of sweet parties with this one, also played it at conventions and stuff. Loads of fun. 
Elder Scrolls III - I never actually finished the game. I would always just run around and explore the world and get sidetracked and then forget that OH YEAH I have to go to that huge city on the south side of the continent.  
Dead or Alive 3 
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time  
Ninja Gaiden 
Doom 3 (Yes, really.)  
 
Never got to play Panzer Dragoon Orta, though I seriously considered it.

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#19 Posted by Skytylz (4140 posts) -

1. Kotor  
2. Halo 2 
3. Battlefront 2 
4. Lotr return of the king 
5. Halo Ce 
6.NFL 2k5 
7. Fight Night, first one maybe? 
8. NHL 2k5 
9. Republic Commando 
10. Pitfall: The Lost Expedition, it was fun.

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#20 Edited by marrec (258 posts) -

Only one of my top 10 that hasn't been mentioned is GunValkyrie.  
 
WAIT! I lied. 
 
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Choas Bleeds 
Hunter the Reckoning  
 
Everything else has been mentioned. 
 
WAIT X 2 
 
Phantom Dust

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#21 Edited by sameeeeam (2469 posts) -
  1. Ninja Gaiden Black
  2.  Psychonauts
  3. Kotor    
  4. Panzer Dragoon Orta
  5. Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory
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#22 Posted by dragonzord (844 posts) -
@greenygrey said:
" @zoner said:
"Fable 1 Shenmue 2 Jet Set Radio Future Breakdown  That's about it. Original Xbox's library kinda sucked "
*sigh*  I hate pathetic posts that do nothing more than to instigate console flame wars. "
I hate pathetic posts that try to roleplay. Funny that!
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#23 Posted by greenygrey (173 posts) -
@zoner said:
" @greenygrey said:
" @zoner said:
"Fable 1 Shenmue 2 Jet Set Radio Future Breakdown  That's about it. Original Xbox's library kinda sucked "
*sigh*  I hate pathetic posts that do nothing more than to instigate console flame wars. "
I hate pathetic posts that try to roleplay. Funny that! "

Opinions are like assholes, everyone has one. But sometimes you should keep them to yourselves. THe last time I saw someone said "x console sucks" in in a similiar thread, sparked a fucking flame war. I'm not going to argue whether the Xbox's gaming libarary stinks or not, so please, don't do anything that would obviously instigate flame wars.

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