The Top 10 Most Popular Xbox 360 Games on Glyde (2012)

The Xbox 360 was released in 2005 and is the successor to the Xbox. Since then, it has been in fierce competition with the Nintendo Wii and the Sony PlayStation 3. With the Xbox Live service that allows players to compete online, it’s expected that the Xbox 360 video games would be very popular in the Glyde marketplace. Made sure to check out Glyde to buy or sell your Xbox 360 video games!

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

A popular game for both the Xbox 360 and PS3 consoles, this next chapter of Elder Scrolls is very highly rated (ratings of 8 and up according to many gaming websites) and features many alternate quests along with the main fantasy journey. The game starts with telling the story of how you, with a soul of a dragon yourself, are on a mission to find out why dragons have been terrorizing Skyrim. You are searching for clues, fighting intense dragon battles, and making your own way throughout all the interwoven stories.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Released in November 2011, (ratings of 8.5 and up according to many gaming websites), this next installment of the franchise stays true to earlier versions by featuring exciting campaigns, excellent single player shooting action and thrilling multi-player action. The game continues with Soap and Price on the hunt for the villain Makarov, and the new settings and challenges are very satisfying. This version also features a Special Ops mode for hard core gamers.

Batman: Arkham City

Released in October 2011, (ratings of 9 and up according to many gaming websites), this new adventure game features classic tricky villains, fresh counter attacks and fantastic side quests. Some reviewers of the game expressed that some villains were too easy to kill, but after more hours of play, dismissed that idea. What’s new in this installment is that all of the inmates from Blackgate Prison and Arkham Asylum are now in one area of Gotham called Arkham City. As Batman, you must try to figure out what is going on inside.

Battlefield 3

With around 8.5 rating on gaming websites, this new version of Battlefield got mixed reviews. It still boasts very engaging visuals and hard to match multi-player action, but the single player campaigns aren’t satisfying. The thrill lies in the multiple maps you can conquer in the multi-player game. The lush scenes, varied modes of transport and the rewards for solving problems keep you engaged.

Call of Duty: Black Ops

Released in November 2010, this installment of the Call of Duty franchise is rated 9 and above on many gaming websites. This next chapter features a new combat training mode for players new to the game. You start off the single player game as an elite covert operative interrogated by your captors. Each campaign is one of your memories, so this adds to the mystery.

Gears of War 3

Released in September 2011, the finale in the Gears of War trilogy delivers quite an emotional punch. Rated highly at 9.5, this version boasts tight competition, a more strategic Horde mode and the ability to switch sides in Beast mode. The game starts out with humans clinging to life, as they have sacrificed their last holdout to the Locusts. Your mission is filled with surprises and you really get a sense of what it would be like to be clinging to life on a war-torn planet.

Assassin's Creed: Revelations

Released in November 2011, this adventure game is rated 8 and up on gaming websites. This new installment features new helpful movement options, visually stimulating new background and an engaging ending. New characters are introduced, so you can lead Ezio, Desmond and Altair on their quests to uncover the secrets of the past.

Saints Row: The Third

Mayhem ensues in this new installment of the series, released in November 2011. Rated 8.5 by gaming websites, this next chapter stays true to the series by allowing you to participate in some serious debauchery. The best part of the game is the customization feature. You can choose your body, clothes and transportation. Then the story begins with you exploring the new city of Steelport, rife with violence from three local gangs. Your mission is to annihilate these gangs and come out on top.

L.A. Noire

Released in May 2011, this stylish investigation game delivers an action-packed journey through the gritty streets of Los Angeles. Some features include realistic shoot-outs, authentic L.A. locations and a compelling story set in the 40’s. Based on popular film noir, Cole Phelps is a crime investigator looking for answers to some of the most gruesome events in history.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Since it’s release in November of 2009, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 remains a top rated shooter game. In this sequel, the campaign is just as exciting, while competitive multi-player offers many rewards. You start off as one of a select group of soldiers, on a mission to vanquish new terrorists. More and more enemies emerge, leaving you to fight your way out of many scary situations.

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