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#1 psufootball

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Posted 19 August 2009 - 02:58 AM

Alright so I'm looking for a cheap, good shooter for the original Xbox. Xbox exclusives or cross-platforms, it doesn't matter. I currently have:


  • Halo
  • Halo 2
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • Call of Duty: Finest Hour
Any suggestions? Yes I see the platinum hits thread, but I'm looking for a specific genre so.... Oh and by the way, it doesn't matter if its a FPS or a third person one.
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#2 Shrapnellistic

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Posted 19 August 2009 - 03:02 AM

Will the MechAssault series qualify?

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#3 evildeadjedi

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Posted 19 August 2009 - 03:22 AM

Half-Life 2
Dark Watch
Painkiller
Scarface The World is Yours
Jedi Outcast II(if you can find it)
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#4 psufootball

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Posted 21 August 2009 - 05:17 PM

Thanks! I think I'm gonna go for Half-Life. I forgot about that, but I remember playing the demo for it when it was first released.
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#5 evildeadjedi

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Posted 23 August 2009 - 10:57 PM

It's one of the best of all time you will not be disappointed.
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#6 aeroforce325

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Posted 25 August 2009 - 09:11 PM

Return to Castle Wolfenstein
The Thing (good mix of horror and shooting)
Serious Sam
Bloodwake
Doom 3
Goldeneye: Rogue Agent

That's all I can think of off hand.

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#7 IAmTheCheapestGamer

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 05:12 PM

Mercenaries

Destructible enviro+shooting= god like game

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#8 evildeadjedi

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Posted 27 August 2009 - 05:05 PM

The Suffering wasn't bad either.
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#9 psufootball

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 02:14 AM

Ooh, I do remember hearing great things about Mercenaries....
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#10 IAmTheCheapestGamer

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 03:50 AM

Here's a neat trick to try when you wanna blow up some enemy building without getting too close or wasting all of your ammo. Strap a charge of C4 to the vehicle(usually the hood is the easiest place to put it on) you're driving, then drive at breakneck speed towards the building, bail out and as the vehicle hits the building, detonate the C4.

This trick makes ANY vehicle into a rolling bomb.

And I can't believe I completely forgot about The Suffering. The first game was great, the sequel....not so much.

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#11 evildeadjedi

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 05:59 PM

Yea the sequel was pretty meh lol.
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#12 IAmTheCheapestGamer

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 11:01 PM

Unfortunately, unless the studio that created The Suffering was a seperate entity from Midway, we may have seen the last Suffering game on the PS2/Xbox.

Thing is, I really wouldn't mind a remake of the original on the PS3, even though I normally despise remakes.

I just wanna be able to play the game again without having to plunk down $100 for a new PStwo slim or find one on CL for $20-30.

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#13 redline

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Posted 31 August 2009 - 06:57 PM

I thought Black was a pretty sweet shooter on the ol' Xbox.

#14 IGigolo

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 11:12 PM

Second Sight was a good action game with a great story to go along with it.

A 3rd person perspective game with psychic powers along with the usual guns and shoooting. Add in some basic stealth and you got a not bad game.

#15 dude2003

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Posted 18 September 2009 - 09:27 PM

gunvalkyrie is not bad if you can get used to the controls

#16 VipFREAK

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Posted 18 September 2009 - 09:30 PM

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Posted 19 September 2009 - 02:39 AM

I was thinking of getting Kill Switch.

I recommend Black and Medal of Honor series.

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Posted 22 September 2009 - 11:52 AM

Pariah is often overlooked. Its been pretty good so far.

#19 SecurityGuy

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Posted 22 September 2009 - 12:36 PM

How about Riddick Escape from Butcher Bay widely considered one of the best FPS on the xbox...

#20 SRTDET

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Posted 24 September 2009 - 11:13 PM

Call of Duty 3. The odd man out of that whole series, but still quite good.

#21 DIRASYAJ X

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Posted 03 October 2009 - 03:55 AM

BLACK it was one of the greats.

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Posted 23 October 2009 - 06:59 PM

Run like Hell (RLH) that was a great game and no one ever recommends it. its a third person shooter.

Also Freedom Fighters a nouther good game
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#23 romeogbs19

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Posted 02 November 2009 - 12:24 AM

Alright so I'm looking for a cheap, good shooter for the original Xbox. Xbox exclusives or cross-platforms, it doesn't matter. I currently have:


  • Halo
  • Halo 2
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • Call of Duty: Finest Hour
Any suggestions? Yes I see the platinum hits thread, but I'm looking for a specific genre so.... Oh and by the way, it doesn't matter if its a FPS or a third person one.
Thanks!


Hmmm ... IMHO, here are some other great shooters on the XBX. I'm using the term, "shooters," liberally to include FPS as well as rail/roam shooters.

- Black
- Panzer Dragoon Orta
- Unreal 2 The Liandri Conflict
- Doom 3
- Max Payne 2: Fall of Max Payne
- Deux Ex Invisible War
- Freedom Fighters
- Crimson Skies
- House of the Dead III (even w/o the lightgun, still fun)
- Any of the 007 games: Agent Under Fire, Nightfire, or Everything or Nothing (the latter two are the best)
- Total Overdose (For what it is, it can be pretty fun)
- Mercenaries
- Metal Arms: Glitch in the System
- Maximum Chase (Honestly, not THAT bad and very cheap! The videos are hilariously bad; the only game I know where actors were hired to play the voice actors of the actual actors -- crazy!)

#24 NinjaPenguin777

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Posted 02 November 2009 - 12:46 AM

The Suffering 1 and 2. Splinter Cell 1 & 2. Psi-Ops

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#25 rywateska

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Posted 02 November 2009 - 02:20 PM

There's a reason Metal Arms is DLC on Xbox Live right now... Buy that and you'll get 5x what you paid for it in enjoyment.

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#26 sp00ge

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Posted 20 November 2009 - 05:40 AM

Wow, no mention of Urban Chaos: Riot Response. One of the most overlooked shooters of the previous generation.

It doesn't have an epic storyline, but it's replayability is phenomenal.


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#27 Momouchi

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 12:53 PM

I didn't see GUN mentioned. I thought it was an enjoyable game, though far from the best shooter. There are some interesting hunting and a decent story.

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#28 jdawgg76

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Posted 13 December 2009 - 03:34 AM

A lot of good games listed, but I gotta throw out Red Dead Revolver. Awesome spaghetti western style game.
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#29 BARRICADE_28

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Posted 11 January 2010 - 05:26 AM

I'd recommend Battlefield 2: Modern Combat, though the fun was online

Also:
Max Payne 2: Fall of Max Payne
Doom 3
The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay (though its not ALL shooter).
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