Top 10 Xbox 360 RPG Games of All Time
Whatoplay presents the top 10 Xbox 360 RPGs of all Time. This ranking is based on a 10-point scoring system called the playscore. It combines all the review scores given by trusted critics & gamers. Mass Effect 3 is on the 10th place. On to the third chapter of the highly-acclaimed space opera, BioWare has delivered a finale worth of praise. The game continues the adventure of Commander Shepard and his squad as they try to defeat the paramilitary group Cerberus and the Repears. Huge improvements on the battle mechanics, story-telling, visuals and the roleplaying aspects of the game put its playscore to 8.8. Deus Ex: Human Revolution is a 2011 cyberpunk-themed first-person action role-playingvideo game developed by Eidos. The different “pillars of gameplay” in Deus Ex: Human Revolution, as called by the developers, are “Combat”, “Stealth”, “Hacking”, and “Social”. Players can switch between these gameplay types whenever they please, and certain pillars may flow into others. Varied mechanics allow you to accomplish missions the way you want Evocative futuristic atmosphere engrossing story with themes that resonate. A long adventure that invites replay. The longer you play, the more the story grabs you and the more you appreciate the customizability of the game.
Ranked 8 is South Park: The Stick of Truth. Developed by Obsidian Entertainment in partnership with South Park Digital Studios. The game captures all the hallmark that make South Park what it is. Hilarious antics, curse-riddled dialogs, the occasional food-for-thoughts, and many more! A one-of-a-kind role-playing experience that fans of RPG, South Park or both will love. A playscore of 8.9. Lucky number 7 is The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim by Bethesda. The fifth installment in The Elder Scrolls franchise set a new benchmark in what it is to be an ‘open world’ game. Set 200 years after Oblivion in the snowy hills of Skyrim, the player is on a quest to defeat Alduin, the dragon prophesied to destroy the world.
Skyrim’s massive open world, filled with friends and foes, sets the tone for amazing quests & sidequests. Top-notch visuals, compelling stories, and memorable music…overall, just an amazing RPG. A playscore of 9.0. Diablo 3 is ranked 6 in our ranking. More than a year after its error-filled release on PC, Diablo III’s console version brings all the improvements with it. The Xbox 360 version comes with improvements over the original PC release: a more consistent loot and paragon systems that will keep you playing your character after level cap, and of course, less errors. A far more solid Diablo 3 release on the Xbox 360 with a playscore of 9.1. Borderlands 2 is on 5th place! Gearbox Software delivers another epic RPG-shooter!. As rumors of an even larger trove of ancient riches spreads, so are the number of those searching for it. And a new enemy emerges in Pandora five years after the events of Borderlands. The wonderful world of Pandora continues to deliver a worthwhile gaming experience. With technical, gameplay & visual improvements over the original game, it’s no wonder the game receives a playscore of 9.1. On number 4 is Mass Effect, ported by Edge of Reality. The year is 2183. The player takes the role of Commander Shepard on a mission to stop the rogue from leading an army of machines to conquer the galaxy.
Create your own squad of elite soldiers, find new weapons, armor & items and unravel the truth behind a greater danger. Easily one of the best RPGs with a playscore of 9.2. Fallout 3, a game by RPG-vet Bethesda is on the 3rd place. This fan-favorite is the third major installment in the Fallout series. It offers an expansive post-apocalytic world filled with mutated creatures, Super Mutants and dangerous levels of radiation. All these dangers along with the freedom of taking your own path to survival – become the villain or the good samaritan. Fallout 3’s deep RPG system and amazing combat earns it a playscore of 9.2. On 2nd place is another Bethesda creation – The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. Oblivion continues the tradition of previous Elder Scrolls games with freeform gameplay, enhanced graphics, engaging lore, a vast, vibrant & gorgeous world to explore and impressive combat mechanics.
With its high replay value, this now RPG classic receives a playscore of 9.2. And finally on the number one spot is the critically acclaimed Mass Effect 2. This second installment builds on the success of the first game of the series. Mass Effect 2’s interactive storytelling takes center stage. Characters with complex personalities, better voice overs and improved roleplaying system. It’s is also praised for its art direction and shooting experience. A game worth playing with a playscore of 9.4.
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