The Xbox has taken the world by storm and changed the face of gaming for all. In the past when games were less typical, it would be deemed more of a pastime somewhat than something so mainstream such as motion pictures and music. Xbox 360 games have such a vast variety of genres and really appeal to all people out there especially with the introduction of the Kinect making the Xbox more family friendly now.
There are a lot of high quality Xbox 360 games out there, such as the Gears of War franchise and Microsoft's mascot Master Chief from the Halo series. In fact there are too many to name.
Microsoft's Xbox used to appeal more to the hardcore gamer. Having said that, following Nintendo's success with the Wii, Microsoft decided that they want to appeal to all spectrum of the viewerss hence the introduction of family friendly Xbox 360 games such as Kinectimals and the new Sesame Street game that appeals to the much younger family audience. Recently, Microsoft was seen once again targetting the hardcore genre target audiences with new titles such as Battlefield Bad Company 3 and the latest release of hardcore titles for Kinect such as Rise of Nightmares and Forza 4 which includes full Kinect features.
There are so many good quality Xbox 360 games out there that the Xbox is genuinely the games system to buy for gaming. With its added Xbox Live Networking, presenting the gamer a social launch pad for socializing in party chats and supplying outstanding connection quality in almost every game, it seriously is the place to be.
Many Xbox 360 games provide so much depth and deep story that you could be playing for months. For example, Oblivion with its high caliber RPG elements and wonderful voice acting all round as well as the enormous map that you could spend hours on hunting for interesting new discoveries. Not forgetting Mass Effect supplying an amazing base story that changes when certain acts are carried out. These games are true masterpieces and have genuinely been a game changer for future Xbox 360 games.
As well as Xbox Live providing a completely distinctive service in terms of picture content, social gaming and standard all round gaming awesomeness, it gives the user a goal for each game, these are called achievements and have created a lot more depth in Xbox 360 games as the gamer has something to work towards. For example in the new Gears of War 3 game that has currently just been launched, you would be rewarded for completing the game on the most challenging difficulty and so on. This became so well-liked that every game on the Xbox 360 must include achievements as a mandatory requirement.