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The Best Xbox 360 Games of All Time, Ranked

Updated November 23, 2020 38.1k votes 2.2k voters 36.2k views535 items

List RulesThe best games that were released on the Xbox 360. Does not have to be exclusive.

The Xbox 360 is one of the most popular consoles of all time, so it’s only natural that fans like you want to know what the best Xbox 360 games of all time are. There are only a handful of games for the Xbox 360 that can be described as classics or must-plays. No one wants to waste their time playing mediocre games, which unfortunately describes too many games to count. So which Xbox 360 games are really the best? Gamers have ranked the top Xbox 360 games of all time below, but we need you to add to the discussion by voting for your favorites.

So what counts as a good game? Some examples that other gamers have chosen include Halo 3, Red Dead Redemption, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. While a few of the top Xbox 360 games are exclusives, many are also available on PS3, Wii, PC, or GameCube. Exclusivity has nothing to do with quality and this ranking includes both Xbox 360 exclusives and non-exclusives.

In terms of genre, the top Xbox 360 games can be from a wide variety of genres. Some are action RPGs, like Mass Effect while others are first person shooters, like Bioshock. As long as a game is great, it belongs on the list regardless of genre.

Vote up and add what you think are the best ever games on the Xbox 360.

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  • Halo 31
    549
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    Halo 3

    2007

    DeveloperBungie Studios

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

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  • Batman: Arkham Asylum2

    DeveloperRocksteady Studios

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

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    DeveloperRocksteady Studios

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Beat 'em up, Stealth game

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  • Grand Theft Auto V4

    DeveloperRockstar North

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Racing video game

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  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim5

    DeveloperBethesda Game Studios

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing game, fantasy

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  • BioShock6
    348
    190

    DeveloperIrrational Games

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

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  • Red Dead Redemption7

    DeveloperRockstar San Diego

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game

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  • Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare8

    DeveloperInfinity Ward

    Genres (Video game)Action game, Tactical shooter, First-person Shooter

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  • Mass Effect 29
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    DeveloperBioWare

    Genres (Video game)Third-person Shooter, Action role-playing game

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  • Halo: Reach10
    292
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    DeveloperBungie Studios

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

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  • Grand Theft Auto IV11

    DeveloperRockstar North

    Genres (Video game)Open world, Action-adventure game, Third-person Shooter, Action game

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  • Call of Duty: Black Ops12

    Developern-Space, Treyarch

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

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  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 213

    DeveloperInfinity Ward

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, First-person Shooter

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  • Fallout 314
    403
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    DeveloperBethesda Game Studios

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing

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  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II15

    DeveloperTreyarch

    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter

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  • Far Cry 316
    188
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    DeveloperUbisoft Red Storm, Ubisoft Reflections, Ubisoft Massive, Ubisoft Montreal, Ubisoft Shanghai

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action-adventure game, First-person Shooter

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  • Gears of War17
    227
    125

    DeveloperEpic Games

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Third-person Shooter, Action game, Tactical shooter

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  • Assassin's Creed II18

    DeveloperUbisoft Montreal

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Stealth game

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  • Call of Duty: World at War19

    DeveloperRebellion Developments, Exakt Entertainment, n-Space, Treyarch

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, Light gun shooter, First-person Shooter

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  • BioShock Infinite20

    DeveloperIrrational Games, 2K Marin

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action-adventure game

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  • Dead Space21
    180
    92

    DeveloperVisceral Games

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Third-person Shooter, Survival horror, Psychological horror

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  • Portal 222
    172
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    DeveloperValve Corporation

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Puzzle game, Platform game

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  • Assassin's Creed23

    DeveloperUbisoft Montreal

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Action game, Stealth game

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  • Mass Effect24
    197
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    DeveloperEdge of Reality, BioWare, Demiurge Studios

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Third-person Shooter, Action role-playing game, Action game, Role-playing video game

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  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 325

    DeveloperSledgehammer Games, Raven Software, Infinity Ward, Treyarch

    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter

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