Whether or not you’re into sci-fi first person shooter video games or role-playing video games one of these five Xbox 360 Live Arcade Video Games released in 2008 are bound to provide new entertainment during the holiday season. These games are for the mature video game player. Most of the video games are newly released in the last months of 2008 with video game trailers provided so that you can check out the video game action before shelling out the money to buy them. Game spot has a wonderful set of reviews for all games including Xbox Live Arcade Games augmented by the best reviews in a number of places. Many of these video game choices are also similarly popular on Amazon.com.
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# 1 Top 2008 Xbox Live Arcade Video Game : Gears of War
A multi-player first-person shooter sci-fi post-apocalyptic video game where combatants suffer under the alien conquerors the Locusts and develop a disease called rust lung. You battle for survival with flamethrowers and assault rifles.
Number of votes: 5161
Amazon Score: 4.0 with 85 reviews
Game Spot Reviewer Score: 9.4 with 56 reviews
Video Game Price : $49.99-59.99
# 2 Top 2008 Xbox Live Arcade Video Game : Fable II
A role-playing video game with a magical world full of gargoyles and strange creatures, fun settings encountered while you recruit heroic friends to aid you on your job of wreaking vengeance on the evil threatening the world.
Number of votes: 5831
Amazon Score: 3.5 with 130 reviews
Game Spot Reviewer Score: 8.9 with 75 reviews
Video Game Price : $49.99 – 59.99
# 3 Top 2008 Xbox Live Arcade Video Game : Dead Space
A first-person shooter sci-fi video game set in a horrifying outer space world. You’re on a mission to get back to the Medical officer that has sent a warning and find your former crew turned into Necromorphs. You battle with mining instruments to chop up bodies and escape from the alien vessel.
Number of reviews: 3031
Amazon Score: 4.5 with 64 voters
Game Spot Score: 9.0, Reviewer 8.9
Video Game Price: $58.99 – 59.99
# 4 Top 2008 Xbox Live Arcade Video Game : Left 4 Dead
A first person shooter sci-fi video game where the zombie apocalypse has occurred and your job is to survive. You can play either as a zombie or as a survivor and fight it out through 5 levels ending when you get holed up in a safe house waiting for a rescue vehicle.
Number of votes:1332
Amazon Score: 4.5 with 27 reviews
Game Spot Reviewer Score: 8.9 with 20 reviews
Game Price: $54.99 – 59.99
# 5 Top 2008 Xbox Live Arcade Video Game : Call of Duty
A first person shooter historic video game where you spend time as a soldier in World War II Germany and the Pacific Islands where your job is to get equipment and survive and the odds get worse as more players join in the game.
Number of votes: 2084
Amazon Score: 3.5 with 52 review
Game Spot Reviewer Score: 8.6 with 48 reviews
Game Price : 50.99-59.99