Game Releases by Score

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 1.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Platform: Xbox 360
November 11, 2011
The next chapter in the Elder Scrolls saga arrives from the Bethesda Game Studios. Skyrim reimagines the open-world fantasy epic, bringing to life a complete virtual world open for you to explore any way you choose. Play any type of character you can imagine, and do whatever you want; the legendary freedom of choice, storytelling, and adventure of The Elder Scrolls is realized like never before. Skyrim's new game engine brings to life a complete virtual world with rolling clouds, rugged mountains, bustling cities, lush fields, and ancient dungeons. Choose from hundreds of weapons, spells, and abilities. The new character system allows you to play any way you want and define yourself through your actions. Battle ancient dragons like you've never seen. As Dragonborn, learn their secrets and harness their power for yourself.
Metascore:
96
User Score:
8.6
Portal 2 2.

Portal 2

Platform: Xbox 360
April 19, 2011
Valve is working on a full-length sequel to its award-winning, mind-bending puzzle action game for the Xbox 360 and PC.
Metascore:
95
User Score:
8.7
Batman: Arkham City 3.

Batman: Arkham City

Platform: Xbox 360
October 18, 2011
Developed by Rocksteady Studios, Batman: Arkham City builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending players soaring into Arkham City, the new maximum security "home" for all of Gotham City's thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds. Set inside the heavily fortified walls of a sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City, this highly anticipated sequel introduces a brand-new story that draws together a new all-star cast of classic characters and murderous villains from the Batman universe, as well as a vast range of new and enhanced gameplay features to deliver the ultimate experience as the Dark Knight.
Metascore:
94
User Score:
8.7
Forza Motorsport 4 4.

Forza Motorsport 4

Platform: Xbox 360
October 11, 2011
Forza Motorsport 4 is the biggest entry in the series to date. Hundreds of the world’s most exciting cars spanning more than eighty manufacturers. The best driving circuits in the world. Bringing you closer to the cars of your dreams. Online features that redefine online community. Forza Motorsport 4 promises to be an entirely new car experience.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.3
Gears of War 3 5.

Gears of War 3

Platform: Xbox 360
September 20, 2011
Developed by acclaimed studio Epic Games and available only on Xbox 360, "Gears of War 3" plunges players into a harrowing tale of hope, survival, and brotherhood that will conclude the current story arc for "Gears of War." With the last human city destroyed and the remaining survivors stranded, time is running out for Marcus and his comrades as they fight to save the human race from the jaws of extinction.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.0
FIFA Soccer 12 6.

FIFA Soccer 12

Platform: Xbox 360
September 27, 2011
FIFA Soccer 12 brings a new physics engine into the soccer gameplay.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
6.8
Dead Space 2 7.

Dead Space 2

Platform: Xbox 360
January 25, 2011
Hero Isaac Clarke returns for another heart-pounding adventure, taking the fight to the Necromorphs in this thrilling action-horror experience. New tools to gruesomely slice and dismember the Necromorphs complement Isaac's signature Plasma Cutter, empowering him as he meets new characters, explores epic Zero-G environments, and fights against a relentless necromorph onslaught. Survival isn't the only thing on Isaac's mind in Dead Space 2 – this time, he calls the shots. [Electronic Arts]
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.6
Metal Gear Solid HD Collection 8.

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection

Platform: Xbox 360
November 8, 2011
Metal Gear Solid HD Collection bundles Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker and updates them with HD visuals.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.7
NBA 2K12 9.

NBA 2K12

Platform: Xbox 360
October 4, 2011
The NBA 2k Franchise is back with NBA 2K12.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
7.7
Dark Souls 10.

Dark Souls

Platform: Xbox 360
October 4, 2011
Project Dark (Working Title) is a brand new dark fantasy RPG designed to completely embrace the concepts of tension in dungeon exploration, fear in encountering enemies, the joy of new discoveries, and a high sense of achievement in progressing. The game is set in a dark fantasy world filled with decadent atmosphere, with a heavy emphasis on player freedom in discovering various tactics and strategies to use in weapon based combat.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.5
Deus Ex: Human Revolution 11.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Platform: Xbox 360
August 23, 2011
In Deus Ex: Human Revolution you play Adam Jensen, a security specialist, handpicked to oversee the defense of one of America's most experimental biotechnology firms. But when a black ops team breaks in and kills the scientists you were hired to protect, everything you thought you knew about your job changes. At a time when scientific advancements are routinely turning athletes, soldiers and spies into super-enhanced beings, someone is working very hard to ensure mankind's evolution follows a particular path. You need to discover why - because the decisions you take and the choices you make will be the only things that can determine mankind's future.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.4
L.A. Noire 12.

L.A. Noire

Platform: Xbox 360
May 17, 2011
Rockstar Games and Team Bondi are crafting a film noir-style detective thriller for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.9
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 13.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Platform: Xbox 360
November 8, 2011
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a direct sequel to the previous game in the series, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, with a campaign storyline continuing the struggle of U.S. forces against an invasion by the Russian Federation following the framing of an undercover U.S. agent in a terrorist attack on Moscow. Together with classic Call of Duty multi-character control, Modern Warfare 3 contains deep multiplayer support, including two-player Co-op Survival mode. The game also contains all-new Kill Streak categories and customizable strike packages that offer more options for player combat styles and strategies.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
3.4
Joe Danger: Special Edition 14.

Joe Danger: Special Edition

Platform: Xbox 360
December 14, 2011
You are Joe Danger, the world's most determined motorbike stuntman. You live to thrill the crowd and break World Records. A call back to retro classics like Excitebike, this 3D side-scrolling stunt-em-up is a burst of sugar-rush fun for today's jaded gamers
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.7
DiRT 3 15.

DiRT 3

Platform: Xbox 360
May 24, 2011
Dirt 3 takes Codemasters' off-road series back to its rallying roots.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
7.0
Rayman Origins 16.

Rayman Origins

Platform: Xbox 360
November 15, 2011
Rayman's new adventure is a two-dimensional cooperative platformer with a colorful, whimsical art style.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.2
Radiant Silvergun 17.

Radiant Silvergun

Platform: Xbox 360
September 14, 2011
Radiant Silvergun, restored by Treasure, is now available. The shoot ‘em up gameplay that made this a legend remains unchanged, but a hidden "Ikaruga-style" shooting mode gives everyone something new. Previously only available in Japan, Radiant Silvergun on Xbox LIVE Arcade also provides leaderboards, co-op play locally or over Xbox LIVE, downloadable replays, and improved visuals making it the version to own.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.3
Mortal Kombat 18.

Mortal Kombat

Platform: Xbox 360
April 19, 2011
Mortal Kombat returns to consoles after a long hiatus featuring a return to the gruesome fatalities.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.3
Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition 19.

Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition

Platform: Xbox 360
August 24, 2011
Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition brings the classic fighting title to PS3 and Xbox 360.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.2
Dance Central 2 20.

Dance Central 2

Platform: Xbox 360
October 25, 2011
Dance Central 2 is the sequel to the popular Dance Central game.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.1
Bastion 21.

Bastion

Platform: Xbox 360
July 20, 2011
Bastion is an action role-playing game from Supergiant Games.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.5
Fight Night Champion 22.

Fight Night Champion

Platform: Xbox 360
March 1, 2011
A new installment in EA Sports' boxing series will enter the ring in early 2011.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.3
NHL 12 23.

NHL 12

Platform: Xbox 360
September 13, 2011
NHL 12 has players try to become the next legend in hockey.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.1
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds 24.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds

Platform: Xbox 360
February 15, 2011
After a decade of waiting, iconic Marvel and Capcom characters join forces again in a re-envisioned team fighting game for a new generation. Fill the shoes of legendary characters from the most beloved franchises in entertainment as you battle in a living comic book brought to life in a VS. fighting game for the first time by Capcom’s MT Framework.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.1
NBA Jam: On Fire Edition 25.

NBA Jam: On Fire Edition

Platform: Xbox 360
October 5, 2011
NBA JAM: On Fire Edition will feature exciting new gameplay enhancements, including ground-breaking artificial intelligence that will change the way gamers play NBA JAM.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.5
Trine 2 26.

Trine 2

Platform: Xbox 360
December 21, 2011
Trine 2 is the sequel to the 2009 downloadable PlayStation 3 and PC action platformer.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.2
Crysis 2 27.

Crysis 2

Platform: Xbox 360
March 22, 2011
First-person shooter Crysis returns powered by CryEngline 3 and is coming to the PS3 and Xbox 360, as well as the PC.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.6
Beyond Good & Evil HD 28.

Beyond Good & Evil HD

Platform: Xbox 360
March 2, 2011
Featuring epic boss fights, puzzle-solving and stealth-based games, Beyond Good & Evil broke the barriers of traditional action-adventure gameplay when it was released in 2003. The story follows Jade, and investigative reporter and martial artist, who works with a resistance agency to uncover a government conspiracy and reveal their horrific secrets. As Jade, players are tasked to solve puzzles, fight enemies, and obtain photographic evidence.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.6
Top Spin 4 29.

Top Spin 4

Platform: Xbox 360
March 15, 2011
Top Spin 4 is the latest iteration in the tennis sim, bringing 25 playable pros as well as the ability to create your own star.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.3
Battlefield 3 30.

Battlefield 3

Platform: Xbox 360
October 25, 2011
As bullets whiz by, walls crumble, and explosions throw you to the ground, the battlefield feels more alive and interactive than ever before. In Battlefield 3, players step into the role of the elite U.S. Marines where they will experience heart-pounding single player missions and competitive multiplayer actions ranging across diverse locations from around the globe including Europe, Middle-East and North America.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.5
Outland 31.

Outland

Platform: Xbox 360
April 27, 2011
Outland puts players in the middle of a world of balance and chaos where their efforts allow them to bridge the ancient divide, or doom the world to destruction. Each player’s adventure will take them between light and darkness and force them to adapt to an ever-changing world. This light versus dark core gameplay is inspired by the arcade classic Ikaruga.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.4
Stacking 32.

Stacking

Platform: Xbox 360
February 9, 2011
Stacking is the second downloadable game produced by THQ and the award-winning Double Fine Productions. The adventure of Stacking requires players to capture and stack dolls together, then use each doll's unique abilities to solve the game's challenges. As more puzzles are solved, new dolls are acquired and the game's visually lush, carefully constructed story unfolds.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.1
F1 2011 33.

F1 2011

Platform: Xbox 360
September 20, 2011
In F1 2011 players will be challenged to ‘Be the driver, live the life, go compete,’ with wide-ranging technical and gameplay advancements on and off track and vastly extended competitive and co-operative multiplayer components. F1 2011 will feature all of the official teams, drivers and circuits from the highly anticipated 2011 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, including the current FIA FORMULA ONE Drivers’ World Champion Sebastian Vettel. The 2011 season also sees the debut of the 2011 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX OF INDIA at Delhi’s Jaypee International Race Circuit and the return of the iconic Nürburgring to the calendar.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.2
Bulletstorm 34.

Bulletstorm

Platform: Xbox 360
February 22, 2011
Bulletstorm's array of distinct skillshots produces unprecedented levels of frantic gameplay. The skillshot system rewards players for laying waste to enemies in the most imaginative way possible. The more insane the skillshot, the more points players collect to upgrade and unlock weapons, which in turn allows them to execute even more inventive moves and exaggerated skillshots.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.6
Pinball FX 2: Marvel Pinball - Vengeance and Virtue 35.

Pinball FX 2: Marvel Pinball - Vengeance and Virtue

Platform: Xbox 360
December 13, 2011
Vengeance and Virtue contains four new tables for Marvel Pinball.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Saints Row: The Third 36.

Saints Row: The Third

Platform: Xbox 360
November 15, 2011
Years after taking Stilwater for their own, the Third Street Saints have evolved from street gang to household brand name, with Saints sneakers, Saints energy drinks and Johnny Gat bobble head dolls all available at a store near you. The Saints are kings of Stilwater, but their celebrity status has not gone unnoticed. The Syndicate, a legendary criminal fraternity with pawns in play all over the globe, has turned its eye on the Saints and demands tribute. Refusing to kneel to the Syndicate, you take the fight to a new city, playing out the most outlandish gameplay scenarios ever seen. Strap it on.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.7
Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes 37.

Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes

Platform: Xbox 360
April 13, 2011
Might and Magic Clash of Heroes takes place 40 years before the Heroes V saga. Scattered across five different regions of Ashan, 5 special heroes must travel their own dangerous paths to grow in strength, unravel a demonic plot, and ultimately save the world from Chaos.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.2
Child of Eden 38.

Child of Eden

Platform: Xbox 360
June 14, 2011
Child of Eden thrusts the player into the center of a battle to save Project Lumi, a mission to reproduce a human personality inside Eden, the archive of all human memories. As the project nears completion, the archive is invaded by an unknown virus. The player's mission is to save Eden from the virus, restoring hope and peace.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.9
Resident Evil 4 HD 39.

Resident Evil 4 HD

Platform: Xbox 360
September 20, 2011
Resident Evil 4 marks a new chapter in the Resident Evil series. You'll rejoin Leon S. Kennedy six years after his first mission as a rookie cop from Resident Evil 2. Now a US agent, Leon is on a top secret mission to investigate the disappearance of the president's daughter. As Leon, you must make your way to a mysterious location in Europe, where new enemies await. Take them down by using enhanced aim-and-shoot features and a new action button.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.0
Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand 40.

Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand

Platform: Xbox 360
December 13, 2011
Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand is a massive themed expansion pack featuring four of the most loved maps from Battlefield 2, boldly reimagined for Battlefield 3 with the power and destruction of the Frostbite 2 engine. It also gives you classic weapons and vehicles from Battlefield 2, unique dog tags, and all-new Assignments.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
6.9
Guardian Heroes 41.

Guardian Heroes

Platform: Xbox 360
October 12, 2011
Much more than just a beat 'em up, Guardian Heroes is the perfect blend of action and adventure. Hack, slash and burn through hordes of androids, zombie warriors and goblins as you select your route through over 30 gripping levels, or battle it out in frantic 6-player mode with over 45 characters to choose from!
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.0
Fallout: New Vegas - Old World Blues 42.

Fallout: New Vegas - Old World Blues

Platform: Xbox 360
July 19, 2011
In Old World Blues, releasing in June, you will discover how some of the Mojave’s mutated monsters came to be when you unwittingly become a lab rat in a science experiment gone awry. You’ll need to scour the Pre-War research centers of the Big Empty in search of technology to turn the tables on your kidnappers or join forces with them against an even greater threat.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.2
Ms. 'Splosion Man 43.

Ms. 'Splosion Man

Platform: Xbox 360
July 13, 2011
Ms. 'Splosion Man is the sequel to the 2009 XBLA title 'Splosion Man.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
6.9
You Don't Know Jack 44.

You Don't Know Jack

Platform: Xbox 360
February 8, 2011
The classic smart-aleck quiz show game is making its debut on current-generation consoles.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.9
Shift 2: Unleashed 45.

Shift 2: Unleashed

Platform: Xbox 360
March 29, 2011
Shift 2 Unleashed combines violence and excitement in this racing experience.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
6.5
Iron Brigade 46.

Iron Brigade

Platform: Xbox 360
June 22, 2011
Trenched is the newest title from Double Fine.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.0
Sonic CD 47.

Sonic CD

Platform: Xbox 360
December 14, 2011
Sonic CD bridges the gap between his oldest adventures and his new digital exploits.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.5
NCAA Football 12 48.

NCAA Football 12

Platform: Xbox 360
July 12, 2011
NCAA Football 12 is the next iteration in EA's NCAA Football series.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
6.6
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary 49.

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary

Platform: Xbox 360
November 15, 2011
"Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary" is a spectacularly remastered version of the original "Halo" campaign, created in celebration of the 10th anniversary of one of the most beloved franchises in gaming history. With a bounty of new features including cooperative play over Xbox LIVE, a bundle of some of the most beloved multiplayer maps in "Halo" history reimagined for Xbox LIVE, new challenges and a new story to uncover.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.2
Catherine 50.

Catherine

Platform: Xbox 360
July 26, 2011
Catherine is an action adventure game from Atlus.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.1
Torchlight 51.

Torchlight

Platform: Xbox 360
March 9, 2011
Torchlight is an action role-playing-game for Xbox Live made by the creators of Diablo, Fate, and the never-released Mythos among other games. Set in the mining town of Torchlight, players will adventure to uncover the mysteries of the Ember mines. It offers a fully featured character leveling system, randomized dungeons, hordes of monsters, and gobs of great loot.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.7
Renegade Ops 52.

Renegade Ops

Platform: Xbox 360
September 14, 2011
Renegade Ops puts players in a mobile commando unit sent behind enemy lines to defeat Inferno, a madman intent on global domination. Defeat enemies across a range of stunning environments using a wide variety of vehicles, from dispersing electromagnetic shock waves to the deployment of a huge Gatling gun armed to the teeth. Players have the choice to fight alone in single player mode, team up offline with two-player split screen or join the dynamic 4-player online co-op experience. Blast your way through enemy lines by working together, or compete for achievements as you and your friends aim to top the online leader boards.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.1
Toy Soldiers: Cold War 53.

Toy Soldiers: Cold War

Platform: Xbox 360
August 17, 2011
The Cold War ignites when '80s era action toys come alive and wage war! Toy Soldiers: Cold War delivers hours of intense combat combined with addictive action strategy gameplay. Superpowers collide in this playful homage to '80s action toys and films. Command the powerful Cold War arsenals of the USA or USSR armies! Control base turrets, modern combat vehicles, fighter jets, attack helicopters, and commando action figures. Whether lighting up the Toy Box alone or jumping into the fray with your friends, battle in campaign, co-op, or competitive modes. Fight for the high score in the addictive mini-games, and while you're at it, don't forget to BLOW EVERYTHING UP!
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.6
ilomilo 54.

ilomilo

Platform: Xbox 360
January 5, 2011
ilomilo is a puzzle game where you control two friends, ilo and milo.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.3
Crysis 55.

Crysis

Platform: Xbox 360
October 4, 2011
In Crysis, gamers will travel to 2019 where a team of US scientists makes a frightening discovery on an island in the South China Sea. All contact with the team is lost when the North Korean Government quickly seals off the area. The United States responds by dispatching an elite team of Delta Force Operators to recon the situation. As tension rises between the two nations, a massive alien ship reveals itself in the middle of the island. Now with hope rapidly fading, the US and North Koreans must join forces to battle the alien menace, fighting epic battles through stunning, photorealistic tropical jungles and frozen landscapes.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.6
RAGE 56.

RAGE

Platform: Xbox 360
October 4, 2011
An action game set in a post-apocalyptic landscape jam-packed with driving and shooting, created by John Carmack and the rest of the Doom crew.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
6.7
The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile 57.

The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile

Platform: Xbox 360
April 6, 2011
The followup to 2009's Dead Samurai, The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile is a combo-fueled, fast-paced, stylistic 2D action platformer that features the series’ staple gritty, graphic novel-inspired art style, built on a brand new engine that allows for an even more visually gruesome experience.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.2
Assassin's Creed: Revelations 58.

Assassin's Creed: Revelations

Platform: Xbox 360
November 15, 2011
Revelations follows master assassin Ezio Auditore as he walks in the footsteps of his legendary mentor, Altair, on a journey to recover five ancient seals that hold the keys to the future of the Assassins brotherhood. It's a perilous path - one that will take Ezio to Constantinople, the heart of the Ottoman Empire, where a growing army of Templars threatens to destabilize the region.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.3
Driver: San Francisco 59.

Driver: San Francisco

Platform: Xbox 360
September 6, 2011
Developed by Ubisoft Reflections under the direction of the creators of the original title, DRIVER San Francisco marks the return of the established video game series that has sold 14 million copies worldwide. Gamers will play as Detective John Tanner on a relentless manhunt for crime lord Charles Jericho through the hills of the City by the Bay. Thanks to a groundbreaking gameplay feature, players can now seamlessly "shift" between well over a hundred licensed vehicles, keeping them constantly in the heart of the action. With its timeless setting, unique car handling and renewed playability, DRIVER San Francisco will revitalize the classic free-roaming, cinematic car chase experience for the current generation of gaming platforms.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.6
From Dust 60.

From Dust

Platform: Xbox 360
July 27, 2011
From Dust is a Modern God Game where Nature is the Star.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.6
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters 61.

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters

Platform: Xbox 360
March 29, 2011
For the first time in franchise history, players will be able to step onto the grounds of Augusta National and begin their own journey to capture the most sought-after prize in professional golf - the Green Jacket.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.1
The King of Fighters XIII 62.

The King of Fighters XIII

Platform: Xbox 360
November 22, 2011
With a roster featuring over 30 hand-drawn fighters, a number of detailed stages bursting with life, over a half dozen play modes, a refined fighting engine built for speed and complete with new moves and supers, a vastly improved Online mode, and a host of other additions, tweaks, and enhancements, THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII represents a rebirth for one of gaming's longest tenured franchises and one of the most popular fighting brands ever.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.2
Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster 63.

Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster

Platform: Xbox 360
October 11, 2011
Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster is an uplifting and funny, family adventure game playable on Kinect for Xbox 360. Players join favorite Sesame Street characters Elmo, Cookie Monster, Oscar, Grover and all new characters as they discover a long lost children's book titled Once Upon a Monster. As they read, they join the action to become part of a living storybook adventure, helping new monster friends with their problems by exploring the book chapter by chapter, page by page. It features active co-op gameplay that is specially designed for sibling and/or parent-child co-play; and teaches social, emotional, and other important life lessons through its colorful and whimsical gameplay.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
6.9
Orcs Must Die! 64.

Orcs Must Die!

Platform: Xbox 360
October 5, 2011
With a wide variety of traps and weapons to choose from, Orcs Must Die! dares players to find the best ways to hack, launch, flatten, gibletize, and incinerate an endless army of filthy orcs and their vile allies. Orcs Must Die! features a vibrant look, addictive gameplay, and a blatant disregard for the welfare of orcs.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.1
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 65.

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Platform: Xbox 360
November 15, 2011
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 adds 12 new characters to the roster as well as adding a Spectator mode for fans to watch players fight.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
6.5
Call of Duty: Black Ops - Escalation 66.

Call of Duty: Black Ops - Escalation

Platform: Xbox 360
May 3, 2011
5 all-new maps; featuring 4 Multiplayer maps and an epic Zombies experience with all-new playable characters. In Multiplayer, battle it out in Hotel, on the roof of a Cuban luxury hotel and casino against the vivid backdrop of old Havana;
Metascore:
79
User Score:
5.3
Dragon Age II 67.

Dragon Age II

Platform: Xbox 360
March 8, 2011
EA announced that a new installment in the Dragon Age series will arrive in the first quarter of 2011.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
4.6
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure 68.

Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure

Platform: Xbox 360
October 16, 2011
The small purple dragon returns, bringing with him new friends in this peripheral-based adventure.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
5.3
Madden NFL 12 69.

Madden NFL 12

Platform: Xbox 360
August 30, 2011
Madden NFL 12 is the newest iteration in the Madden football series.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.0
DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue 70.

DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue

Platform: Xbox 360
January 4, 2011
Featuring the trademark humor found in the original, Thongs of Virtue centers on DeathSpank's journey through a massive war-torn land; explore the North Pole and the high seas to locate six mystical thongs to bring peace and harmony to the universe.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.1
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition 71.

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition

Platform: Xbox 360
June 28, 2011
Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition features a roster of 39 characters, with 4 new characters added.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.9
Bejeweled 3 72.

Bejeweled 3

Platform: Xbox 360
October 19, 2011
The biggest, brightest Bejeweled ever! Discover all-new ways to play the world's #1 puzzle game. Find your perfect match with 8 breathtaking game modes that meet all your moods ease into Classic Bejeweled for cascades of fun, journey through 40 challenging Quest puzzles, charge into the electrifying Lightning for non-stop action, and tailor your experience in Zen for a revolutionary new way to relax.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.3
Call of Duty: Black Ops - First Strike 73.

Call of Duty: Black Ops - First Strike

Platform: Xbox 360
February 1, 2011
This map pack features new multiplayer maps, including Kowloon and Berlin Wall.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.6
Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 74.

Pro Evolution Soccer 2012

Platform: Xbox 360
September 27, 2011
Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 is the latest annual update to the long-running football franchise, once known as Winning Eleven.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.6
Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury 75.

Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury

Platform: Xbox 360
May 4, 2011
Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury is an innovative and insanely addicting arcade shooter combined with puzzle elements that features a sensory overload of thousands of missiles and more than 100 levels! Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury allows players to unleash their creativity with the Level Editor Tool, which allows them to design their own levels and share them with friends online via Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft! Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury is based on the cult-classic games Bangai-O and Bangai-O Sprits developed by TREASURE, the renowned Japanese videogame developer. This game provides players with strategic and tactical elements, is a must-have for shooter and puzzle game lovers, and fans will have a blast blowing up bosses and lighting up the screen for the first time in high-definition!
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.7
Ace Combat: Assault Horizon 76.

Ace Combat: Assault Horizon

Platform: Xbox 360
October 11, 2011
Climb back into the cockpit with another installment of the Ace Combat series.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.2
Call of Duty: Black Ops - Annihilation 77.

Call of Duty: Black Ops - Annihilation

Platform: Xbox 360
June 28, 2011
Annihilation is a DLC pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
5.0
Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 78.

Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012

Platform: Xbox 360
November 8, 2011
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved, launched in November 2011, is the #1 fitness game on Kinect. With consumer feedback in mind, Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012 returns with a revisited game structure that will make content easily accessible and bring more of what players wanted to see. As one of the most extensive fitness offerings on the market, Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012 includes over 60 new moves and over 10 hours of special classes. With everything from martial arts to dance or boot camp, Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012 will provide users a very broad variety of activities. The tracking has also been pushed to the next level with brand new floor movements as well as a better feedback system where instead of only telling you what you are doing wrong, your coach will also tell you how to do it right.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.5
Gears of War 3: RAAM's Shadow 79.

Gears of War 3: RAAM's Shadow

Platform: Xbox 360
December 13, 2011
Starring a cast of characters both new and eerily familiar to the series, RAAM’s Shadow delivers more than three hours of new campaign gameplay set in a storyline that precedes the events of the first Gears of War, as well as six new multiplayer characters, the Chocolate Weapon Skin Set and an additional 250 Gamerscore. RAAM’s Shadow drops players into the events of Sera post-Emergence Day, as Zeta Squad is enlisted to evacuate Ilima City and protect the citizens against a Locust Kryll storm. Taking on the infamous Locust leader from Gears 1, General RAAM, Zeta is led by Michael Barrick (from Gears of War comics fame) and comprised of familiar faces such as Lt. Minh Young Kim (Gears 1) and Tai Kaliso (Gears 2), and also includes a new female comrade, Alicia Valera. [Microsoft]
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.9
Sonic Generations 80.

Sonic Generations

Platform: Xbox 360
November 1, 2011
Set across three defining eras from 20 years of Sonic the Hedgehog video game history, the instantly recognisable environments of Sonic Generations have been re-built in stunning HD and are now playable in both classic side scrolling 2D from 1991, as well as modern 3D style found in Sonic's most recent adventures. Each incarnation of Sonic in Sonic Generations comes complete with his trademark special move, Spin Dash and Spin Attack for Classic Sonic, and Homing Attack and Sonic Boost for Modern Sonic. An innovative new interactive menu system allows for complete immersion in Sonic's universe with favourite characters and hidden treasures gradually being revealed throughout the game.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.2
Daytona USA 81.

Daytona USA

Platform: Xbox 360
October 26, 2011
SEGA of America, Inc. and SEGA Europe Ltd. today announced the triumphant return of the cherished arcade racer, Daytona USA, coming this month to home consoles. Speeding out of the past from its 1993 debut, Daytona USA will be racing onto Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PlayStation Network. The classic title has been tuned up and overhauled with enhanced graphics, steering wheel support and, for the first time on home consoles, online multiplayer.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.1
DoDonPachi Resurrection 82.

DoDonPachi Resurrection

Platform: Xbox 360
November 4, 2011
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.4
Dungeon Defenders 83.

Dungeon Defenders

Platform: Xbox 360
October 19, 2011
In Dungeon Defenders, you fight for team and territory in a mash-up of action, role playing, and tower defense.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.8
Fable III: Traitor's Keep Quest Pack 84.

Fable III: Traitor's Keep Quest Pack

Platform: Xbox 360
March 1, 2011
Traitor's Keep is an add-on for Fable III.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.8
Rocksmith 85.

Rocksmith

Platform: Xbox 360
October 18, 2011
Featuring gameplay that automatically adjusts to the player's skill level and innovative game design that makes reading music visually fun and intuitive, Rocksmith engages experienced musicians and those who are picking up a guitar for the first time. The game includes a sizeable library of music from classic rock bands to current artists, such as The Animals, The Black Keys, David Bowie, Interpol, Nirvana and The Rolling Stones.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.2
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 86.

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7

Platform: Xbox 360
November 11, 2011
Based on the last three Harry Potter books and final four films, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 takes players through Harry Potter’s heroic adventures in the Muggle and wizarding worlds. From Privet Drive in Little Whinging to Diagon Alley, Hogsmeade and Hogwarts – plus new locations including Grimmauld Place, the Ministry of Magic, and Godric’s Hollow – players will encounter new faces, new challenges and new magic, preparing them for the ultimate face-off against Lord Voldemort.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.0
SkyDrift 87.

SkyDrift

Platform: Xbox 360
September 7, 2011
Admire the amazingly detailed dynamic terrains and incredible vistas, from a desert canyon to a tropical island to arctic glaciers based on the most spectacular and exotic locations all over the planet. The breathtaking landscape includes monumental rocks, volcanic lava flows, scenic rivers and ice fields that provide a memorable experience in incredible graphics rarely seen in digital-only titles.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.3
Tropico 4 88.

Tropico 4

Platform: Xbox 360
October 18, 2011
Tropico 4 sees you return as El Presidente, the tyrannical (or benevolent) dictator of the island paradise of Tropico. The world is changing and Tropico is moving with the times � geographical powers rise and fall and the world market is dominated by new players with new demands and offers -- and you, as El Presidente, face a whole new set of challenges. If you are to triumph over your naysayers you will need to gain as much support from your people as possible. Your decisions will shape the future of your nation, and more importantly, the size of your Swiss bank account.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.5
The Gunstringer 89.

The Gunstringer

Platform: Xbox 360
September 13, 2011
The Gunstringer is a Kinect game about a marionette out for revenge.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.1
The Adventures of Shuggy 90.

The Adventures of Shuggy

Platform: Xbox 360
June 15, 2011
"The Adventures of Shuggy" is part platformer, part puzzler, and 100 percent pure type-O negative fun. Shuggy boasts a suite of novel play mechanics that are mixed and matched throughout 116 unique single-player levels, each with their own clever twist.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.2
de Blob 2 91.

de Blob 2

Platform: Xbox 360
February 22, 2011
This is the follow-up title to 2008's popular hit, de Blob.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.3
Full House Poker 92.

Full House Poker

Platform: Xbox 360
March 16, 2011
Compete against your Xbox LIVE friends on Xbox 360 and build your bank roll on the go with a companion game on Windows Phone 7. Play a quick two-player game for some lightning action, join a big 30-player tournament, or play a round of Texas Heat, our live poker game show where you play with thousands of players worldwide and have 30 minutes to bluff, bet, and raise your way to the final table!
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.8
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet 93.

Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

Platform: Xbox 360
August 3, 2011
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet is an independent game being produced by Fuelcell Games and artist Michel Gagné.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.9
Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax 94.

Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax

Platform: Xbox 360
June 29, 2011
A complete hypersonic RPG adventure: start your quest, meet people who need your help, fight through dark dungeons, earn money, upgrade equipment, level up, level up, level up, and take down the final boss...all in just half a minute! There are over 60 entire RPGs in HALF-MINUTE HERO, each with its own leaderboard to earn medals and compete with friends. Become a true hero in the online versus RPG, "Super Hero Wars." 100% Compatible with 8bit-retro style.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.0
Shadows of the Damned 95.

Shadows of the Damned

Platform: Xbox 360
June 21, 2011
No More Heroes creator Goichi Suda and Resident Evil 4 director Shinji Mikami are hard at work on a new horror action game to be published by EA.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.3
Deus Ex: Human Revolution - The Missing Link 96.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution - The Missing Link

Platform: Xbox 360
October 18, 2011
The DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION conspiracy grows deeper in The Missing Link. During lead character Adam Jensen’s quest for the truth in DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION, he mysteriously vanishes for three days. Where was he? What did he find out? The Missing Link reveals it all.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.0
Section 8: Prejudice 97.

Section 8: Prejudice

Platform: Xbox 360
April 20, 2011
Section 8: Prejudice is a sci-fi shooter featuring online team-based multiplayer.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.7
Dragon Age II: Mark of the Assassin 98.

Dragon Age II: Mark of the Assassin

Platform: Xbox 360
October 11, 2011
Mark of the Assassin is the next set of DLC for Dragon Age II.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
5.5
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 99.

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine

Platform: Xbox 360
September 6, 2011
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine takes place in the brutal, science fiction setting of Games Workshop's Warhammer 40,000 universe. In the 41st Millennium, humanity faces extinction at the hands of horrific aliens and demonic hordes. Only one force offers salvation, the superhuman Space Marines. Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine is an intense Action-RPG featuring epic battles where players take direct control of the ultimate defender of humanity, the mighty Space Marine. In the grim darkness of the far future there is only war. [THQ]
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.8
F.E.A.R. 3 100.

F.E.A.R. 3

Platform: Xbox 360
June 21, 2011
Alma returns in F.E.A.R. 3 but this time her sons Point Man and Paxton Fettel introduce divergent co-op, giving players distinctly different abilities affecting their own play as well as the experience of their co-op partner. Gamers participate in single player or co-op modes as Point Man, a genetically enhanced super soldier originally introduced in F.E.A.R., or they can play cooperatively as his conniving brother Paxton Fettel, whose incredible telekinetic power has given him life beyond the grave.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
6.9
Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 91

    F1 2020

  2. 88

    F1 2020

  3. 87

    F1 2020

  4. 84

    Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2

    • Release Date: Jul 10, 2020
    • Rating: T
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: Switch
  5. 82

    Catherine: Full Body

Lowest of the Month
  1. 57

    Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise

  2. 72

    Biped

    • Release Date: Jul 2, 2020
    • User Score: 8.0
    • Platform: Switch
  3. 73

    Marvel's Iron Man VR

  4. 75

    Trackmania

    • Release Date: Jul 1, 2020
    • User Score: 4.1
    • Platform: PC
  5. 76

    Beyond A Steel Sky