Top 10 Xbox 360 Games for Teens
The Best Teen Games to Buy for Xbox 360
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Teenagers love video games and the Xbox 360 is one of the most popular ways to play those games. Many teens and parents of teens wonder which Xbox games they should purchase. So, here are the top 10 rated games for the Xbox 360 that have an ESRB rating of Teen or lower.
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1. Braid - Score = 93%
Braid is a celebrated single player puzzle-platformer for play on the Xbox 360 gaming system. Drawn in a dreamlike painterly style, in the world of Braid the player manipulates the flow of time in strange and unusual ways to traverse the dangerous levels and solve puzzles in order to rescue an abducted princess. Braid treats your time and attention as precious; there is no filler in this game. Every puzzle shows you something new and interesting about the game world and story, keeping you engaged from beginning to end.
Originally only available only as a download through Xbox LIVE Arcade using Microsoft Points, Braid can now be yours via online game code. Players will still need both an Xbox 360 console connected to broadband Internet and an Xbox LIVE account game download for play.
"Braid is one of the top three games available on Xbox Live Arcade. While it LOOKS like a platformer, it is actually a time bending puzzle game that will challenge and entertain you every step of the way. As an added bonus, the gameplay reveals a multi-layered story which can lead to some insightful, if not down right philosophical discussion, if you so choose. I highly recommend it."
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2. Street Fighter IV - Score = 93%
Street Fighter IV brings the legendary fighting series back to its roots by taking the beloved fighting moves and techniques of the original Street Fighter II, and infusing them with Capcom's latest advancements in next generation technology. The result is a truly extraordinary experience destined to reintroduce players, both familiar with the Street Fighter series and those coming to the game for the first time, to the time-honored art of virtual martial arts.
"Street fighter IV is a must-have title for any self-respecting fighting fan. Period. What I like most in Street Fighter IV is the mechanics. The controls feel smooth doing Hudokens and Tiger uppercuts never felt better. SF IV is fun to play alone, on couch with friends or online making it have high replay value."
3. Guitar Hero II - Score = 92%
Guitar Hero II comes to Xbox 360 and features a huge track list, more venues and new play modes than in the original game, and a goal to rock longer and harder than its predecessor. In this new release RedOctane has once again teamed up with veteran music game developer Harmonix for the sequel, and is using famed recording studio WaveGroup for its music production, who also recorded the covers for the licensed tracks in the original Guitar Hero. Bundle includes wired X-Plorer style guitar controller, guitar strap and decals.
"Guitar Hero for the Xbox 360 brings out the animal in any Xbox 360 owner who has ambitions to be like their rock heroes. The gameplay follows suit like it did with the Playstation 2 edition, as you strum your guitar through over 50 classic rock songs. What seperates this one nicely though is that you can actually download songs from Xbox live and use those songs on this game as well to add to the fun."
4. Rock Band 2 - Score = 92%
Rock Band 2 is an all-new platform for gamers ready to take on the challenges of the Rock & Roll lifestyle. Instruments available to players are guitar, bass, drums or vocals as they hit the road as either an aspiring superstar solo act, or for the first time in game genre history take on the true collaborative and challenging nature of music as they form a band and jam together in multiplayer action from home or around the world. Either way players will need to master their stage presence through the various game modes and polish their rock chops via the unrivaled Rock Band song list if they hope to make it out of the garage, into the clubs and finally on to the main stage.
Rock Band 2 lets you and your friends take your band on an even more expansive and immersive world tour - in person or online - and continue your rock and roll fantasy. Featuring a track list with more than 100 on-disc and downloadable tracks from some of the most hallowed bands of the rock pantheon, Rock Band 2 by challenges rockers to master lead guitar, bass guitar, drums and vocals.
5. Forza Motorsport 3 - Score = 92%
Whether it's an exotic sports car like the new Audi R8 V10, a classic American muscle car like the Ford GT or a hot Asian import like the Nissan 370Z, everyone has a dream car. Now you can drive that dream with Turn 10's latest racing epic. Exclusively for Xbox 360, Forza Motorsport 3 unites the racing game genre, making it possible for everyone to experience the thrill of the world's most exotic and exquisite cars.
"This game is beautiful, inside and out. The number of cars is seemingly limitless, the tracks are plentiful and have a wide variety, and the interface is simple and clean. I would recommend this game to anyone who likes cars or racing games, without hesitation."
6. Batman: Arkham Asylum - Score = 92%
Batman: Arkham Asylum is a single player, third-person action/adventure in which the Dark Knight is forced to take on his greatest challenge yet when he is trapped by arch rival, the Joker, within Gotham City's facility for the criminally insane, Arkham Asylum. A blend of exciting arcade style combat and stealth mechanics packed with amazing graphics in a moody, immersive setting, Batman: Arkham Asylum offers diverse gameplay options that push the envelope for all action, adventure and superhero games.
"Batman: Arkham Asylum has great pacing and flow, something that many other games in many other genres could learn from. This game is very accessible and entertaining to all that will play it, while maintaining what true Batman fans love about the caped crusader. This is a truly great game, and if you play it you will know how good it is."
7. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter - Score = 90%
Set in the future, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter allows teen players to use new weapons to avoid the traps that are set for soldiers. Standard Xbox 360 setup allows one to four players, but Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighters is also compatible with Xbox Live. Xbox Live makes it possible for up to sixteen players to play a game together, even when they are located on opposite sides of the world.
"GRAW 2 is an outstanding and immersive experience. I played the game on my surround system with the volume cranked up so I can hear bullets whiz by my head. I definitely recommend this game and you can't beat the price."
8. FIFA Soccer 10 - Score = 90%
FIFA Soccer 10 enables gamers and soccer fans alike to enjoy the nonstop action and fun of the #1 soccer game simulation, regardless of their skill on a real or virtual pitch. With FIFA Soccer 10, players can create themselves in game, join a club and compete against gamers around the world in online competition. Game features include extensive play modes and improvements, as well as multiplayer options including 4-player local multiplayer, coop gameplay both online and offline and 2-20 player support online.
"This is a great game. I can play it all they long. It is much improve fro Fifa 09 and the comentaries are great."
9. Portal: Still Alive - Score = 90%
Set in the mysterious Aperture Science Laboratories, Portal has been called one of the most innovative new games on the horizon and will offer gamers hours of unique gameplay. The game is designed to change the way players approach, manipulate, and surmise the possibilities in a given environment; similar to how Half-Life 2's Gravity Gun innovated new ways to leverage an object in any given situation. Players must solve physical puzzles and challenges by opening portals to maneuvering objects, and themselves, through space.
"The stand-alone arcade version of Portal is a terrific little game and well worth the modest cost. If you've got the Orange Box retail game, skip this. But if not, or if you absolutely LOVED it in OB and want to get the extra challenges, go for it. Such a simple concept gets used in so many different ways that the entire game."
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10. Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 - Score = 90%
Experience an unbelievable adrenaline rush from playing the latest version of the frenetic retro shooter Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2! Newcomers and pros alike will be blown away by the screen-melting intensity and insane new features, including six action-packed gameplay modes, new enemies, new scoring strategies and a diverse list of exciting achievements!
If that's not crazy enough for you, try multiplayer mayhem for up to four players! Use power-ups in versus mode to boost your stats or handicap your opponent. Or team up with others in co-op mode. Play it all in razor-sharp 1080p to new pulse-pounding music!
"Geometry Wars 2 uses eye-popping, high-contrast graphics that pay homage to the likes of Asteroids and other 80s coin-op video games. Explosions and other visual flourishes are plentiful and brilliantly colorful. The normal audio is a pulsing techno soundtrack which fits perfectly. The combined effect is sheer intensity. "
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