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Xbox 360: Year in review + great games for the holidays!

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Shopping for gamers can always be a bit difficult if the shopper is not familiar with the available platform games and the specific tastes of the individual. However, with this helpful guide, shoppers can manage to wrangle up a great holiday gift for any Xbox 360 gamer on their list, getting by knowing only the basics about the types of games the individual gift recipient enjoys.

When shopping for Xbox 360 players, it is important to look at what has happened this year (2007) with Microsoft, since this will help to determine what games are available, how sought after specific games are or have been, and what games are exclusive to the Xbox 360.

After 2 years, Microsoft has made a number of strides with the Xbox 360 console. Not only outselling PS3 games in Japan, but also managing to make a profit for the first time, gamers of the Xbox 360 platform are likely to love game gifts this season.

Halo 3 and Grand Theft Auto IV are some great action games that are doing well with the Xbox 360. Not only that, but Microsoft has managed to nab exclusive rights to the latest installment of the Grand Theft Auto series. If your gift recipient is one who appreciates tactical maneuvers or car chases and action, these are going to be some potential gifts to consider.

Other games that left Sony to partner up with the Xbox team include Ace Combat 6, Final Fantasy XI and the to-be-released games Resident Evil 5 and Devil May Cry 4. If you are looking to purchase any of these games, it is important to be aware that the only platform they will be available on is the Xbox 360.

For some more in depth information regarding the games mentioned above check out our sister site Gamertell.

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  • jj

    GTA IV? Not this year.

  • Steve Ballmer

    xBox! When it works, it works better than anything else out there!

  • Ashi Kacheria

    I think a non gamer who will be buying XBOX360 for the first time will not find it expensive..but a gamer who loves games will definitely find it expensive…XBOX360 can be the best game for holidays only if the games cd prices reduces.

  • Zombie Games

    Xbox 360 for the win ;-)

  • Travianer

    Oh how I miss my old Xbox. :( good times.

  • Free Party Games

    i love holiday games and they thrilles me always and this gives me some great moments with my family

  • Free Party Games

    Xbox 360.wow its really ads to the holiday joy great to have one of those