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Semi-easy, semi short XBOX 360 game suggestions needed.

Old 09-27-06, 04:41 PM
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Semi-easy, semi short XBOX 360 game suggestions needed.

Hi,

I haven't gamed in a long time so to avoid frustration I'm looking for an RPG or action game. I want something that is pretty easy, not too long and it can be old. I just want to ease into these new controllers and all without frustrating myself. Any suggestions?

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David

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Old 09-27-06, 04:55 PM
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Tomb Raider: Legends is a great game. Fairly simple and can be completed in under 10 hours.
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Old 09-27-06, 05:06 PM
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Burnout Revenge: is an easy arcade style racing game with a lot of replay value.
Lego Star Wars II: action platformer of sort game, my kids love it.
Kameo: action game, not very hard until later levels.

and later get:

Oblivion: probably the best game on the xbox 360, action RPG but very long.
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Old 09-27-06, 05:20 PM
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I second Tomb Raider: Legends and recommend Star Wars Lego's I & II
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Old 09-27-06, 06:33 PM
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Oblivion is an awesome RPG, but if you don't want a long involved game, you won't like it. It took me 150+ hours to complete every quest in the game, and I played through the game twice (once as a thief/archer and once as a pure mage). I am glad I don't have a social life or Oblivion would have killed it.

Hitman: Blood Money is a fairly easy and short game. It can be played as an all-out action game or as a stealth game or a mixture.

Condemned is an awesome first person action game that is very spooky/tense.

F.E.A.R. comes out soon, and it is a good FPS made by the same people that did Condemned.

Also, keep an eye out for Gears of War. It will be the system seller this fall/winter.
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Old 09-27-06, 06:50 PM
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Definitely Lego Star Wars. Cheap, easy, and very fun.
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Old 10-02-06, 05:25 PM
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How is Burnout Revenge easy, some of those races are frustrating at times!
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Old 10-02-06, 06:39 PM
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Condemned is a GREAT game. Good game to get you involved into the 360 FPS realm....plus, it's rather short, but a satisfying short.
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Old 10-02-06, 07:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Barney1234
How is Burnout Revenge easy, some of those races are frustrating at times!
I agree. Burnout Revenge makes me want to throw my controller across the room at times. Not an "easy" game in the sense that the op is looking for.

I would have to suggest Kameo. My younger cousin loves that game and doesn't find it too difficult.
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Old 10-02-06, 08:32 PM
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I heard that Burnout Revenge was easier than Burnout 3 overall. I think it was a miracle that I ended up beating 3 with all golds, I was hoping they toned down the difficulty just a tad for Revenge.
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Old 10-02-06, 08:57 PM
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Chalk up another suggestion for Lego Star Wars 2. I can't stop playing this game!
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Old 10-03-06, 07:48 AM
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Yea, the demo of Lego Star Wars 2 was suprisingly VERY fun and now I'm looking to buy it.
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Old 10-03-06, 08:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Eric D.
I agree. Burnout Revenge makes me want to throw my controller across the room at times. Not an "easy" game in the sense that the op is looking for.

I would have to suggest Kameo. My younger cousin loves that game and doesn't find it too difficult.
I meant that Burnout is easy to pick and put down. It's easy in the arcade game style. I have not finished it as I hardly ever finish a racing game.
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Condemned is a GREAT game. Good game to get you involved into the 360 FPS realm....plus, it's rather short, but a satisfying short.
Scariest game ever.
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Old 10-03-06, 10:23 AM
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I personally really like Geometry Wars. You don't use much more than the 2 analog sticks, but it should help you learn to use those simultaneously.
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Old 10-04-06, 07:49 AM
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What about Gun? I thought it was pretty fun, and it's pretty short. It's got a little bit of replay value too because of the achievements. And it can be purchased really cheap now!

But Lego Star Wars 2 is a solid choice...as is Condemned
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Call of Duty 2 is a VERY fun and pretty short WWII action game. It's one of the best on 360 and one of my favs. . LegostarwarsII is good but it really doesn't show what the 360 can do.
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