Top Xbox 360 Games: Halo: Reach

When it comes to first-person shooter games for the Xbox 360, the Halo series is a tough act to follow. The original trilogy of Halo games, Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, and Halo 3, have won many awards and received highly positive reviews from videogame critics everywhere. In fact, the series’ original trilogy has been so successful that various spin-off games have been released, with a second trilogy in the wraps.

The most recently released Halo videogame, Halo: Reach, set new sales records for the series. The title grossed $200 million on its first day on sale, with more than 3 million units sold in North America alone on the first month. Halo: Reach has even won various awards since its release, including GameSpy’s Shooter Game of the Year award and Game Revolution’s Best Xbox 360 Game award. Continue reading “Top Xbox 360 Games: Halo: Reach”

Escaping into the World of Final Fantasy XIII

When it comes to role-playing console videogames, the Final Fantasy series is one of the best-selling franchises today. To date, the series has sold more than 100 million units; Final Fantasy XIII alone sold over one million units on the first day of its release in Japan. Most of the game titles, with the notable exception of Final Fantasy XIV, have received high ratings from well-known review websites. Continue reading “Escaping into the World of Final Fantasy XIII”