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Xbox 360 RPGs of 2007

After yesterday's look at the Nintendo Wii, RPGSite decides it's about time they took a look at Microsoft's Media-Center Powerhouse, the Xbox 360. It's a bit of an urban myth that the 360 doesn't have any RPGs – supposedly the Japanese hate it and therefore the amount of RPGs on the console are few and far between. They're about to disprove that with an in depth look at the RPGs set to hit the Xbox 360 in 2007. Featuring everything from Two Worlds to Mass Effect and the return of Sega's Golden Axe.

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Grown Folks Talk6367d ago

the 360 only has FPSs. every single game out for it, and every one that will come, are all FPSs.

Boink6367d ago

xbox has no rpg's, can kiss my shiny metal a**:)

Grown Folks Talk6367d ago

than ps3 does. but, yet again, they are probably really just FPSs in disguise.

DR GRIM6367d ago

PS3 HADS MORE RPGS THEY HAVE ABOUT 15 RPG COMING OUT AND 360 HAD 7

Grown Folks Talk6367d ago (Edited 6367d ago )

go to ign.com. look up the releases for both. ps3 has 15 listed RPGs, 360 has 21 listed RPGs. go to gamespot.com. ps3, 20 RPGs. 360, 26 RPGs. they didn't list all of the 360 RPGs, just some of the ones they think will be bigger titles.

scriptkiddie6367d ago

funny how the best game on the PS3 is a FPS.

Anerythristic266367d ago

They missed Elveon. Which will most likely be 2007. Where as I am figuring Fable 2 and Lost Odessy Q1 2008.

Grown Folks Talk6367d ago

i'm pretty sure i saw eveon listed. could be wrong.

Anerythristic266367d ago

I am glad a huge portion of them are NOT JRPGs. I am not a fan of JRPGs , I am a fan of Western Style RPGs. Of course this is my opinion.

mellowspaz6367d ago (Edited 6367d ago )

I agree, JRPG's so called "combat" is extremely repetitive in nature. You're going through numerous menus to pick an action that you sit back and watch. However, JRPG's typically have higher production values than American RPG's, so I still play them for the story and characters.

blackmagic6367d ago (Edited 6367d ago )

I love them all...
sandbox rpgs like oblivion and two worlds

western rpgs like fable, too human, mass effect, bioshock, jade empire 2 and kotor 3 alien, LOTR: the white council, elveon and kingdom under fire.

japanese rpgs like blue dragon, eternal sonata, spectral diario infinite undiscovery, cry on, far east of eden ziria, enchanted arms, culdcept saga, magna carta and lost odyssey

mmo rpgs like phantasy star universe and final fantasy XI

hack'n'slashers like golden axe and marvel: ultimate alliance.

Keep the variation coming. Now we need some turn based tactical stuff a la fallout/jagged alliance/xcom variety.

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Comedy Central New Animated Series Based on Golden Axe

Get the scoop on Comedy Central's exciting new cartoon show inspired by the iconic Golden Axe video game

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Knightofelemia67d ago (Edited 67d ago )

Golden Axe is a great game I enjoyed it on the SMS, Genesis and in the arcade. Great game but it truly was a quarter eater back in the day. I wish Sega could get the rights to the arcade port of Moonwalker another great arcade game I enjoyed. Collect so many monkeys and become Robo Michael lol.

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10 RPGs That Defined The Genre

Thanks to their innovative approach to gaming, RPGs like Dark Souls, Final Fantasy VII, and Dragon Quest left a significant impact on the genre.