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Which Xbox Title Should I Buy?

Poll ended at Mon Apr 25, 2005 10:43 pm

Halo II
6
27%
Area 51
0
No votes
Doom 3
6
27%
Fable
5
23%
Other
5
23%
 
Total votes: 22
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I'm going to buy a Xbox

Post by DCCase » Sun Apr 10, 2005 10:43 pm

At the end of this month I plan on buying a new Xbox system. I'm a little tired of my Gamecube at the moment, so until the new Zelda game is released I will focus on building up a collection of Xbox titles.

At the moment however I am thinking of buying one extra game with my new system, so this is my poll question...
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Post by melancholy » Sun Apr 10, 2005 11:42 pm

I'd say Fable, but that's because I hate FPS using a controller.
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Post by abydos1000 » Mon Apr 11, 2005 7:53 am

fable
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Post by Matt » Mon Apr 11, 2005 8:27 am

Fable
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Post by Egotistical EvilN » Mon Apr 11, 2005 10:02 am

Ninja Gaiden
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Post by neoak » Mon Apr 11, 2005 10:16 am

If you can get Live, do it. After that, get Live enabled games like Halo 2, SC: Chaos Theory, UT Championship 2, Ninja Gaiden, etc.

I have an Xbox (well, a Halo Special Edition :D ) and Live is a blast.

As a side note, get Metal Gear Solid 2 Substance if you haven't played it. I got a new sealed copy at a local Blockbuster like in February.

melancholy, you should try the SmartJoy FRAG.
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Post by Veggita2099 » Mon Apr 11, 2005 10:18 am

Mega Man collection for Xbox is only $20 now. Thats $2 per megaman game, can't beat that with a stick! And Xbox has about the best control for a 2d game IMO.

Of the choiced listed Id say Fable, I have heard a lot of good things about it. Morrowwind Game of the Year is only $20 now, if you can stand the horrible load times its a good game.
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Post by mattcky666 » Mon Apr 11, 2005 10:52 am

fable

i found ninja gaiden extremely hard but theres a cool pack for it to download which i hear changes a lot about the game
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Post by Matisfaction » Mon Apr 11, 2005 11:21 am

I'd recommend going for TimeSplitters: Future Perfect instead of Halo 2.
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Post by Disheveled DrFreeze » Mon Apr 11, 2005 11:26 am

rainbow six 3 and black arrow, since both can be found for 20 bucks a pop

and dont get halo2, it sucks, get tsfp if you want a good online shooter
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Post by DCFan2004 » Mon Apr 11, 2005 12:38 pm

It all depends really. From that list definitely stay away from Area 51, its been getting bad reviews and with a market of great FPS Area 51 is a mediocre title. If you're going to buy the xbox and not use it on Xbox Live than I'd say go with Fable. It's not the longest game in the world (I beat it in 18 or 20 hours) but you have 2 paths to choose from so that already doubles the game time. Also some title's that are good offline choices are Ninja Gaiden (says live enabled because you can get game updates), The Splinter Cell games, Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic, and Project Gotham Racing 1 & 2 (Great racing games).

If you decide to get Xbox Live than Halo 2 is your best bet. The campaign isn't the greatest but it's still worth at least a play through, its the multiplayer online where the game gets all its hype. Even if you don't enjoy the campaign, the Online play will give you a lot of hours of gametime. Doom 3 is another good game even if you don't get live because the campign is real fun and challenging. I haven't played it online yet but it is live enabled and features Co-Op play and deathmatch and other gametypes.

In the end it really depends on what you're decision is with Xbox Live. If you don't get I'd say get Fable, but get it used and you can probably pick up the first Halo game or some other used games. If you get live, than I'd say Halo 2 or maybe Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory. Your best bet is sign up for Gamefly or Blockbuster's Gamepass and try some games out that way you can decide what you like.
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Post by Jeeba Jabba » Mon Apr 11, 2005 3:54 pm

Steel Battalion.
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Post by Lunchbox » Mon Apr 11, 2005 4:09 pm

If you're going to get Live then get Halo 2 and Splinter Cell Chaos Theory hands down. If not, then go for Ninja Gaiden and Fable
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Post by Caboose » Mon Apr 11, 2005 4:53 pm

King Jeeba wrote:Steel Battalion.
That's like $100, isn't it? It comes witha 42 button (I think it's around there) controller though...

I say Fable, but the game is pretty short... If you get Live then get Halo 2 if you don't mind using a controller for Halo 2, because the campaign fo halo 2 is really short, but multiplayer is fun.
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Post by MKE » Mon Apr 11, 2005 5:52 pm

doom 3. best game you can get. everyone ive talked too tht's played halo 2 liked doom 3 a lot better.
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Post by Jeeba Jabba » Mon Apr 11, 2005 6:23 pm

Caboose wrote:
King Jeeba wrote:Steel Battalion.
That's like $100, isn't it? It comes witha 42 button (I think it's around there) controller though...

I say Fable, but the game is pretty short... If you get Live then get Halo 2 if you don't mind using a controller for Halo 2, because the campaign fo halo 2 is really short, but multiplayer is fun.

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Post by Caboose » Mon Apr 11, 2005 6:28 pm

lol, thats the same price as an xbox (over here, but $50 more in the U.S).
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Post by Jeeba Jabba » Mon Apr 11, 2005 6:58 pm

You got a fucking problem with that?
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Post by Georgie » Tue Apr 12, 2005 1:40 am

get a mod chip
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Post by Nyarlathotep » Tue Apr 12, 2005 2:25 am

Fable, JSRF, Outrun 2 and MGS2:S are the only games that ever got much playtime on my Xbox
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