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Dexter010
07-17-2010, 05:31 PM
I bought the XBOX 360 official XBOX magazine a few days ago and read it this day. On one of the last pages there is a list with must buy games.
They gave every must buy game a score and this is the list.

score 10:
Bioschok
Project Gotham Racing 4
Grand Theft Auto IV
Modern Warfare 2
The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion
Mass Effect 2

score 9:
Fallout 3
Forza Motorsport 3
Final Fantasy XIII
Rock Band 2
Batman Arkham Asylum
Dead Space
HALO 3
Tekken 6
Gears of War 2
HALO 3 ODST
Bayonetta
Left 4 Dead 2
HALO Wars
GTA IV: Episodes from Liberty City
The Orange Box
Crackdown
Dead Rising
Rainbow Six Vegas 2
Assassin's Creed II
Ghost Recon: Advance Warrior 2

Score 8:
2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa
Ghostbusters
Fable II
Borderlands
Lips: I love the 80's
Skate 2
DJ Hero
Dradon Age: Origins
Metro 2033
Alan Wake
Super Street Fighter IV
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures
Civilization Revolution
Split/Second Velocity
Splinter Cell Conviction
Resident Evil 5
Burnout Paradise
Saints Row 2
Condemned 2

Dexter010
07-17-2010, 05:34 PM
There are some games that aren't a must buy like Tekken 6 and DJ Hero.
Tekken 6 has a bad storyline and the game is only funny when there are some friends at your house so you can play against them. DJ Hero is a kind of a crap game. There is no DJ who use his table where he makes his music on like the DJ Hero table.

Ebonix
07-17-2010, 05:37 PM
ODST? Everyone I know who has had ODST has said it was good but that was about it.

Dexter010
07-17-2010, 05:44 PM
ODST? Everyone I know who has had ODST has said it was good but that was about it.
I like the storyline, but I like allmost every storyline from allmost every game.

skatemore
07-17-2010, 05:45 PM
In my humble opinion, that list isn't great.

K so lyk 1st th1ng5 1st. Where is Gears of War? List automatically=fail.
Tekken 6 honestly wasn't that great.
Project Gotham 4 was good, really good, but in the top 6 must play games? Not really. Let dead space hold that spot.
Guitar hero 2 and or 3 NEED to be on there somewhere ecspecially if they put Rock Band 2.
Shouldnt Red Dead be on there...?
Bad Company 2 should atleast be a 9 if not a 10. I personally enjoy it more than MW2 and many of my friends feel the same.
Theres a couple of games I dont believe should be on the list or but Im not going to try to start flame wars. Cough (ODST, Ghostbusters, Resident Evil 5, Burnout Paradise, Saints Row 2).


However (and yes this is directed at the thread starter) I completely agree with DJ Hero being on the list. Who gives a flying sh*t if it isnt like real dj'ing. Its a video game and does a great job at being a super fun experience with tons and tons of great mixes.

discomartin
07-17-2010, 05:49 PM
Subjective list is subjective.

Having said that, I see Rainbow Six Vegas 2 is on there which is interesting because I thought the original was a lot more fun.

balance13
07-17-2010, 06:05 PM
I agree with most of them however a lot of the games on the list would be your personal preference. I for one thought the ODST was one of the better Halo games.

Boba Phil
07-17-2010, 06:06 PM
I still can't understand how GTA4 got a 10. I think I'm in a minority, but I thought it was utter garbage!

Literaryman
07-17-2010, 06:09 PM
Yes. Minority. Yet, Project Gotham 4 is the horrible one. I got that game free with the purchase of a year's worth of Live. Never play it.

EmporerDragon
07-17-2010, 06:10 PM
I still can't understand how GTA4 got a 10. I think I'm in a minority, but I thought it was utter garbage!

My guess would be because of the multiplayer and the sandbox environment. I didn't care for it as well primarily because of the fact that you were constantly being called to babysit the other characters.

Literaryman
07-17-2010, 06:11 PM
Fallout 3 should have been a 10, no contest...

MapleMire
07-17-2010, 06:16 PM
GTA IV shouldn't be a 10. Halo 3 should be a 10 definitely.

master_shake_350
07-17-2010, 06:19 PM
There are some games that aren't a must buy.

There are way more then that. I personally wouldn't buy (because I like it, you see I like to collect. I buy games I don't like when they are cheap to add to my collection.):


The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion
Fallout 3
Final Fantasy XIII
Dead Rising
Assassin's Creed II
Fable II
Borderlands
Dradon Age: Origins
Super Street Fighter IV
Civilization Revolution
Splinter Cell Conviction
Resident Evil 5

The ones I have quoted are the ones I don't agree with

I own Fallout 3 and Oblivion and I would never of bought them if they weren't cheap, I will buy some of the games listed just because I like to collect.

skatemore
07-17-2010, 06:31 PM
There are way more then that. I personally wouldn't buy (because I like it, you see I like to collect. I buy games I don't like when they are cheap to add to my collection.):



The ones I have quoted are the ones I don't agree with

I own Fallout 3 and Oblivion and I would never of bought them if they weren't cheap, I will buy some of the games listed just because I like to collect.

I didn't even like Fallout 3 but I would have to disagree, it definitely deserves to be on the list considering how many people are completely obsessed with it. Also Oblivion was a fantastic game but it may not hold the attention of all audience types so I see how you might personally disagree but it definitely deserves that top spot. I reallyyyyy hope youve delved into borderlands before you claim it shouldnt be on there as well, it was the first rpg that I ever couldnt put down. Borderlands is an awesome game. I agree with the rist of your list though.

Spanish Assault
07-17-2010, 06:40 PM
NO GEARS and Borderlands an 8...I'm done with this silly list.

Sidereal
07-17-2010, 06:53 PM
This is why I ignore lists like that. There's only about 10 games, give or take a couple, on that list that even remotely interest me, and several I've already played.

In fact, for the hell of it, here's all the games on that list that don't interest me in any way, with the exception of Fable 2 because I've already played it, but I still think it's utter shit:

Project Gotham Racing 4
Grand Theft Auto IV
Modern Warfare 2
Forza Motorsport 3
Batman Arkham Asylum
HALO 3
Tekken 6
HALO 3 ODST
Bayonetta
Left 4 Dead 2
HALO Wars
GTA IV: Episodes from Liberty City
Rainbow Six Vegas 2
Ghost Recon: Advance Warrior 2
2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa
Ghostbusters
Fable II
Borderlands
Lips: I love the 80's
Skate 2
Metro 2033
Super Street Fighter IV
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures
Civilization Revolution
Split/Second Velocity
Splinter Cell Conviction
Resident Evil 5
Burnout Paradise
Saints Row 2

Not saying any of these games don't deserve to be on whatever list they are on, but they wouldn't be on my "Must Buy" list.

EmporerDragon
07-17-2010, 06:53 PM
NO GEARS
Gears of War 2 is on the list, between Tekken and ODST.

hodge
07-17-2010, 06:58 PM
I'd agree with most of the games on there, but there are a few obvious games missing from the list

StephenJ360
07-17-2010, 07:10 PM
I still can't understand how GTA4 got a 10. I think I'm in a minority, but I thought it was utter garbage!

Right there with ya, brother. I despise that game.

Damage
07-17-2010, 08:22 PM
To defend the LIST. You DO understand that is out-dated, as it is based on the original review scores given at the games release time...

PGR4 is a good racing game, but on its release it was the dogs balls. Same with Halo 3 amazing game, but out-dated a little today. GTA got a 10 because it was great graphics and good fun and open world etc. But as with most there are better ones today e.g. Prototype is cool and I think Mafia 2 will rock. Hence a game review, is based on whats about or what has been done prior. I notice very few games get really high scores today, compared to what they used to.

Again the list is very opinionated. I love Fallout 3 stile games (although more FPS less VATS would have been better). Fable 2 was OK, but Fable was better. Oh and to add myself to the list of the hated, I really liked GoW, but on replaying it a while ago I though it was not very good and hence never bothered with GoW2.

Thegreatest7884
07-17-2010, 11:06 PM
I agree with all of those except:

PGR4 - Never been a racing fan
MW2 - Completely broken and an insult to fans of the first one
Forza 3 - See PGR4
Tekken 6 - Not a fighting game fan
Halo 3 ODST - Short, boring
Crackdown - Crappy open world game, never appealed to me
Borderlands - Sorry excuse for a loot-based RPG, just overall a bad game
Dragon Age - I'm not denying it's a good game, but never really caught me

rvlution
07-18-2010, 02:04 AM
I don't understand the GTA hate but it definitely didn't deserve a 10.

Ashr807
07-18-2010, 02:09 AM
I actually find that Modern Warfare 2 has a better storyline than multiplayer. I wouldn't rate it as a ten :/

Dz06lt
07-18-2010, 02:13 AM
Ones ive got in bold



score 10:
Bioschok
Project Gotham Racing 4
Grand Theft Auto IV
Modern Warfare 2
The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion
Mass Effect 2

score 9:
Fallout 3
Forza Motorsport 3
Final Fantasy XIII
Rock Band 2
Batman Arkham Asylum
Dead Space
HALO 3
Tekken 6
Gears of War 2
HALO 3 ODST
Bayonetta
Left 4 Dead 2
HALO Wars
GTA IV: Episodes from Liberty City
The Orange Box
Crackdown
Dead Rising
Rainbow Six Vegas 2
Assassin's Creed II
Ghost Recon: Advance Warrior 2

Score 8:
2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa
Ghostbusters
Fable II
Borderlands
Lips: I love the 80's
Skate 2
DJ Hero
Dradon Age: Origins
Metro 2033
Alan Wake
Super Street Fighter IV
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures
Civilization Revolution
Split/Second Velocity
Splinter Cell Conviction
Resident Evil 5
Burnout Paradise
Saints Row 2
Condemned 2

GhOsT SLaYeR
07-18-2010, 02:40 AM
score 10:
Bioshock ---I agree
Grand Theft Auto IV---I agree
Modern Warfare 2---I agree (idk if its a '10' tho)
The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion---I agree
Mass Effect 2---I agree

score 9:
Fallout 3---I agree
Final Fantasy XIII---I wouldn't put it as a 9, 8 imo...also idk if a buy
Rock Band 2---I agree, only reason is such a huge song list to choose from (including DLC)
Batman Arkham Asylum---I agree
Dead Space---I agree
HALO 3---I agree
Gears of War 2---I agree
HALO 3 ODST---I wouldn't put it as a 9, 8 imo...also idk if a buy
Left 4 Dead 2---I agree
HALO Wars---I agree, IF a fan of RTS...(even tho it has no micromanaging..=\)
GTA IV: Episodes from Liberty City---I agree
The Orange Box---I agree
Crackdown---Personally wasn't a fan, and not a 'must buy'
Dead Rising---Personally wasn't a fan, and not a 'must buy'
Rainbow Six Vegas 2---I agree
Assassin's Creed II---I agree

Score 8:
Ghostbusters---I agree, IF a fan of ghostbusters.. if ur not a fan not a 'must buy'
Fable II---I agree
Borderlands---I agree
Dradon Age: Origins---I agree
Metro 2033---I agree
Alan Wake---I agree
Battlefield: Bad Company 2---I agree
Civilization Revolution---I agree
Splinter Cell Conviction---I agree


I put what i agree with and some added more...
(I deleted games I've never played)

Its an OK list.. overall not everything there is a 'MUST BUY!'

MAMS
07-18-2010, 02:51 AM
Fallout 3 should have been a 10, no contest...
Well yeah if it didn't have it's bugs.

guillermo316
07-18-2010, 02:59 AM
Speaking of must buy games, i went to my gamestop and very porrly written in marker, it said Must have game of the year it read like this
Wii
-Mario
-Zelda
Xbox
Halo reach
black ops
Ps3
Madden <<< WTF?
gran turismo
i asked the guy how did he come up with this list and he said "idk i just like those"
So i asked you can put anything you want on the list?
He said and ended the conversation with a can i help you.
I lol'd at his list!

Darth Grif55
07-18-2010, 03:31 AM
Modern Warfare 2 a 10? LOL! At best it's a 6. COD4 is so much better than it.

SubG3nius
07-18-2010, 09:14 AM
There are alot of games that I dont think should be on that list, Halo 3 for example, that's not a must buy game, it's just bad imo.

Hobo Sniper
07-18-2010, 09:21 AM
okay no red dead redemption! ..shoulda been on there with deffo an 8 at least but instead lego indiana jones was there -_-

ScottCorno1987
07-18-2010, 07:20 PM
Here's my take on the list.

But as with anything, peoples opinion differ I guess

score 10:
Bioschok ..... not played so can't comment
Project Gotham Racing 4 ..... 8 at most
Grand Theft Auto IV ..... 8 at most, gameplay is very dated
Modern Warfare 2 ..... 8 at most, way overrated
The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion ..... not my type of game, can't comment
Mass Effect 2 ..... not played

score 9:
Fallout 3..... not played
Forza Motorsport 3 ..... agree
Final Fantasy XIII ..... hate FF, won't comment
Rock Band 2 ..... overrated
Batman Arkham Asylum ..... agree, would suggest a 9 though
Dead Space ..... 8 at most
HALO 3 ..... 8 at most
Tekken 6 ..... very average, deserves a 6
Gears of War 2 ..... way overrated, 8
HALO 3 ODST ..... less enjoyable than Halo 3, so 7
Bayonetta ..... yawn, 5
Left 4 Dead 2 ..... agree
HALO Wars ..... 6 or 7
GTA IV: Episodes from Liberty City ..... ballads better than GTAIV, 8
The Orange Box ..... agree
Crackdown ..... agree
Dead Rising ..... agree
Rainbow Six Vegas 2 ..... 7 or 8
Assassin's Creed II ..... agree
Ghost Recon: Advance Warrior 2 ..... 7 or 8

Score 8:
2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ..... agree
Ghostbusters ..... not played
Fable II..... agree
Borderlands ..... should be 10
Lips: I love the 80's ..... 6
Skate 2 ..... not played
DJ Hero..... 7
Dradon Age: Origins ..... not played
Metro 2033..... hated this, 5
Alan Wake ..... agree
Super Street Fighter IV ..... overrated, 6
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 ..... agree,
LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures ..... not played
Civilization Revolution ..... 7
Split/Second Velocity ..... agree, but Blur should be here as well
Splinter Cell Conviction ..... 7
Resident Evil 5 ..... should be 9 or 10, great game
Burnout Paradise ..... agree
Saints Row 2 ..... agree
Condemned 2[/QUOTE]

TacticalTodger
07-18-2010, 07:40 PM
Some real mistakes there,bullshit is Fallout 3 9/10...and PGR 10/10? WTF NO!? Yeah I disagree with that.. I mean the list does list some great games but they're not all must buys.

KwH x Fatality
07-18-2010, 09:26 PM
I agree with about 80% of those.

They don't have many of the old games in there. Also it changes every month.

Dustinator
07-18-2010, 11:33 PM
This list is BIASED........lol ;)

Braiiins
07-19-2010, 01:43 AM
Own 17 of those games, would consider getting like 9 of the other games. I wouldn't consider some of those must buy games, but then again I wouldn't buy every game just because it's on a list that someone made.

Dz06lt
07-19-2010, 01:52 AM
Here's my take on the list.

But as with anything, peoples opinion differ I guess

score 10:
Bioschok ..... not played so can't comment
Project Gotham Racing 4 ..... 8 at most
Grand Theft Auto IV ..... 8 at most, gameplay is very dated
Modern Warfare 2 ..... 8 at most, way overrated
The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion ..... not my type of game, can't comment
Mass Effect 2 ..... not played

score 9:
Fallout 3..... not played
Forza Motorsport 3 ..... agree
Final Fantasy XIII ..... hate FF, won't comment
Rock Band 2 ..... overrated
Batman Arkham Asylum ..... agree, would suggest a 9 though
Dead Space ..... 8 at most
HALO 3 ..... 8 at most
Tekken 6 ..... very average, deserves a 6
Gears of War 2 ..... way overrated, 8
HALO 3 ODST ..... less enjoyable than Halo 3, so 7
Bayonetta ..... yawn, 5
Left 4 Dead 2 ..... agree
HALO Wars ..... 6 or 7
GTA IV: Episodes from Liberty City ..... ballads better than GTAIV, 8
The Orange Box ..... agree
Crackdown ..... agree
Dead Rising ..... agree
Rainbow Six Vegas 2 ..... 7 or 8
Assassin's Creed II ..... agree
Ghost Recon: Advance Warrior 2 ..... 7 or 8

Score 8:
2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ..... agree
Ghostbusters ..... not played
Fable II..... agree
Borderlands ..... should be 10
Lips: I love the 80's ..... 6
Skate 2 ..... not played
DJ Hero..... 7
Dradon Age: Origins ..... not played
Metro 2033..... hated this, 5
Alan Wake ..... agree
Super Street Fighter IV ..... overrated, 6
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 ..... agree,
LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures ..... not played
Civilization Revolution ..... 7
Split/Second Velocity ..... agree, but Blur should be here as well
Splinter Cell Conviction ..... 7
Resident Evil 5 ..... should be 9 or 10, great game
Burnout Paradise ..... agree
Saints Row 2 ..... agree
Condemned 2[/QUOTE]

as you said opinions are opions but you shit on Dead Space but praise RE 5, Sorry man not even close Dead Space DESTROYS RE5

tweak4ever
07-19-2010, 01:55 AM
I say saints row 2 to be a 9 at least, that game was orgasmic

dorkzilla123
07-19-2010, 02:16 AM
I can tell you OXM did not give modern warfare 2 a 10 rating. This list is crap cause the issue the review is in is probably floating around in my bathroom somewhere.

montana97
07-19-2010, 04:34 AM
What no red dead redemption? Its a conspiracy i tell you.

XMisterSandmanX
07-19-2010, 02:23 PM
Fallout 3 should be moved up to a 10 score and I think that GTA IV shouldn't even be on the list, it should be about a 1 or 2.

master_shake_350
07-19-2010, 05:56 PM
I reallyyyyy hope youve delved into borderlands before you claim it shouldnt be on there as well, it was the first rpg that I ever couldnt put down. Borderlands is an awesome game. I agree with the rist of your list though.

I played the demo and I didn't like it too much but as I posted before I will probably buy it when its cheap and then maybe I will like it. It did appeal to me with its cell shaded graphics though.

Opiate42
07-19-2010, 05:59 PM
Meh, those kinds of lists are very general to a broad crowd and very subjective. There will be something for everyone but shouldn't be viewed as "all-inclusive to me". Some folks like racing, sports and button-mashing action games, some don't. Me I'm more into shooters and RPG's so Gotham, Bayonetta and others are out as I just find them boring. I don't even bother with them.

Methinks they are good lists for ideas more than anything.