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Best Action RPG Shooter games for Xbox 360 (FPS,TPS)

Updated on February 18, 2013

Best Action RPG/Shooter games like Borderlands, Fallout, Mass Effect, and more.

RPG Shooters have been a huge growing genre in the industry lately, it brings the best of both worlds into a game. The fun, addicting pace of shooting with the strategy roleplaying parts you'd find in a RPG. There has been more and more games come into light since the huge hit of borderlands, and even some before like Fallout and Mass Effect 1.

Mass Effect 3

Mass Effect 3 is sequel to Mass Effect 3, and the finale of the 3 games. It is story-driven where you play as shepard to stop the threat of the reapers as they've finally come to destroy civilization. The average game takes about 23 hours to finish, but has alot of replayablity to have 3, maybe 4 different campaigns. There is also a multiplayer that is survival like GoW's horde mode.

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Borderlands is an ultimate game. It came out of nowhere and became a huge success. It's a 4 player campaign (A lot better with friends) where you level up, chose between 4 classes, and chose points in a skill tree. There are thousands of different weapons and mods that just add to the intensity of how amazing Borderlands is.

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Fallout 3

Fallout 3 is definately one of the best open-world shooter rpgs out there. You may put up from 12 hours to 200 hours in just one character of gameplay. It's singleplayer only, but one of the best games ever for any genre.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Deus Ex: Human Revolution is a very story driven game. Every single decision you chose will effect the outcome of your story later on in the game. You can chose to go in fights with stealth, or just run in and fight them all head on. You decide how to go into fights, story, and pretty much the whole game.

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Mass Effect 2

Mass Effect 2 is the 2nd in the Mass effect trilogy. Your consequences and actions all affect how the story will be played in Mass Effect 3, aswell as your character in the trilogy. It also won VGA's Game of the Year in 2010.


BioShock is the first in the franchise and a very involved game. There's many different ways to fight and go through the story from poisons to explosives. Plus the game has a one of the best storylines in a game.

Fallout: New Vegas

Fallout: New Vegas is another installment in the Fallout franchise located in New Vegas. You decide how your character's story is by either sticking with one group or another, or just being a lone wolf throughout the game. The story is yours to decide.

Alpha Protocol

Alpha Protocol is all about strategy in how you will face your next objective, what decision should I make, or should i shoot this guy or not. It has some of its problems, but the game is definitely worth a try.

Mass Effect 1

The first Mass Effect game in the franchise and the trilogy. You play as shepard where you are the character and every choice you make will effect the outcome of the whole trilogy.

BioShock 2

The second installment in the franchise where this time you play as a Big Daddy, and have to try to save your daughter in the storyline. But now you have even more weapons, powers, and much more.

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