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The Best Xbox 360 Games of All Time, Ranked

Updated November 23, 2020 40.0k votes 2.1k voters 35.7k 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
    567
    247

    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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  • Batman: Arkham City3

    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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  • BioShock5
    354
    193

    DeveloperIrrational Games

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

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  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim6

    DeveloperBethesda Game Studios

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

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  • Mass Effect 27
    312
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    DeveloperBioWare

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

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  • Red Dead Redemption8

    DeveloperRockstar San Diego

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game

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  • Halo: Reach9
    301
    153

    DeveloperBungie Studios

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

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  • Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare10

    DeveloperInfinity Ward

    Genres (Video game)Action game, Tactical shooter, 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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  • Far Cry 313
    197
    69

    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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  • Fallout 314
    419
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    DeveloperBethesda Game Studios

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing

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  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 215

    DeveloperInfinity Ward

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

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  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II16

    DeveloperTreyarch

    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter

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  • Gears of War17
    233
    125

    DeveloperEpic Games

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

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  • Call of Duty: World at War18

    DeveloperRebellion Developments, Exakt Entertainment, n-Space, Treyarch

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

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  • Assassin's Creed II19

    DeveloperUbisoft Montreal

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

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  • Dead Space20
    185
    89

    DeveloperVisceral Games

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

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  • BioShock Infinite21

    DeveloperIrrational Games, 2K Marin

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

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  • Portal 222
    178
    113

    DeveloperValve Corporation

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

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  • Mass Effect23
    202
    129

    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 324

    DeveloperSledgehammer Games, Raven Software, Infinity Ward, Treyarch

    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter

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  • Gears of War 225
    213
    143

    DeveloperEpic Games

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

    http://marketplace.xbox.com/en-US/Product/Gears-of-War-2/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d8024d53082d
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