Thanks largely to the debut of BioShock this month and the impending Halo 3 invasion in September, interest in the Xbox 360 reached an all-time high during in late August, according to data released today by IGN GamerMetrics.
Halo 3, oh then October PGR4, oh then November Mass Effect...
The 360 just has lots of games coming out I mean August alone had loads just in its first week with Moto GP 07, Bioshock, Blue Dragon, Madden 08.
Also not forgetting Streets of rage 2 with online play was released yesterday!
In September you have some cross platform games like Stranglehold but the main glory is HALO 3.
360 gamers have a lot to look forward to as far as gaming goes.
but Xbox has BioShock in August, Halo 3 in September, Ace Combat 6 in October, and Mass Effect in November; with multi-platform games supplementing those exclusives.
this year. There are AAA games being released every month up until Christmas. Halo 3 is going to rule sales for the Holiday season. With so many great games this year one can only imagine what Microsoft has cooked up for '08.
Does anybody really care for any other game other then Halo 3 on the 360 for the rest of the year? I mean I know for most people that is the game that will consume their life for a long long time.
Now don't get me wrong as I am not a Halo hater and am looking forward to finishing the fight but to me Halo has always been good solid game but not some uber awesomness that I really must play. I have lots of games rated higher then it. Once I was done with Halo1 I was done with it...gave it to a friend. Halo2 I liked a little more and played some multiplayer and still own it but I havent touched it in a LONG time. I will play Halo3 and maybe love it, maybe if I do I play the campaign a second or third time, maybe I play a little Multi but as soon as Mass Effect or COD4 or Mercenaries or Assassins Creed or even Blacksite area 51 come out I will move on.
So Yes, lots of people really care about other games other then Halo3 this year. It will only consume the lives of some people for a long long time... most people will move on with the next big release.
I;m not a Halo fan myself, I was looking more forward to Bioshock, then Halo. It's just that a majority of 360 owners now are former XBOX owners and for them once Halo is released thats it. It becomes a Halo frag fest for Months if not years after the game is released. I know people that to this day still play Halo 2 online like its the only thing out there.
Not saying that will happen this generation, but Master Chief is to the Xbox what Mario, Samus and Link are to Nintendo. Yeah there are other things to play on the system but that is not the reason why you bought it.
360 will dominate the rest of 07.
but when sony pushes out its big titles, it'll be their turn to move tons of consoles.
because in the end, sony products sell around the globe while the 360 sells mainly in North America. (actually america only because canada's full of asians and asians hate the 360)
but yea its true, 360 gamers should be proud of what they have coming these few months but hey, sony's ps3 can outsell 360 worldwide by 100k and its priced over 200-300 bucks MORE than it.
we'll see in 2008... but as everybody knows, Sony's exclusive titles overshadow everything from Microsoft, just like how Halo and Bioshock overshadow lair, heavenly sword and warhawk (great game btw)
I've seen these games your talking about rated low on some sites. But w/e, most fanboys shrug it off as hard reviewers so you'll have to wait until you can actually play it yourself to see if these guys are right.
P.S. Being a Canadian i can say that there are a hell of alot more indian people here then asians :P
WTF is wrong with some people? The only people I know who dont like JRPG's like this are mostly the Americans! Typical.
well my friend played it and he said it wasnt as fun as he thought it would be. JRPGs are great i love them, i want to play lost odyssey but blue dragon really really looks stupid.
W.e maybe its cuz im still catching up on chrono trigger and chrono cross that im looking down on new crap.
classic jrpgs (ff7, chrono cross, etc) are the best. the new crap will never top what was left behind way back.
(btw play shin megami tensei persona 3 for ps2, good jrpg, better than bluedragon from what ive heard)
When I purchased my ps3 I fully expected ms to dominate this year. I am very happy with my ps3 but, the first year is always slow for a new console. Anything ps3 has this year that is good is just the icing on the cake for me, and it seems like there is gonna be a lot more than I thought. Still, this is to be expected
The reason 360 is dominating is because it is getting so many games in such a short period, with little happening anywhere else. PS3 will do ok next year, but it will never dominate like the 360 is doing now, because 360 has been out longer, it will always have games being released, even during the PS3s big launches, this will take some of the glory away from PS3s big guns, PS3 has nothing to take some of the light away from Bio Shock or Halo for instance. All i keep hearing about is Haze, and that is just a generic FPS, not enuff to take attention away from all the 360 games comin out
That's a nice ass...
Yes it is a very nice ass
To be expected. Best games this fall are on the 360.
since there are some really great games coming out. Now that all the price drop news has kind of calmed down, focus is being shifted back to games. At least for the remainder of this year, I think the 360 has the edge.
Now we need more Wii/360 news on this site.
I've grown tired of the countless PS3 threads,lets gain even ground
on this site.CONTRIBUTE MORE EVERYONE!
Guys Blue Dragon really ain't that bad I am bout to go play right now. I personally love the Story, Cutscenes, and the whole Shadow system. I mean that's my opinion but for all of you that followed the bad reviews tsk tsk. Blue Dragon 8/10 NOT 6!
agree with you. There are only a couple "poor" scores for it, but of course this is N4G so the low score articles are focused on more for maximum 360 bashing pleasure.
On Topic: I think it will be a great 07 and 08 for both consoles. I'm going to have more games than I have time to play!!
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