Batman: Arkham Asylum

Batman

Become the Dark Knight and take back control of the underworld.

Played on the Xbox 360

Batman, an iconic hero never got a proper video game for the masses to enjoy. That is, until the developers at Rocksteady Studios got their turn of recreating the famous vigilante. On August 25, 2009, Batman got the game he deserved, Batman: Arkham Asylum is a spectacular game and I enjoyed almost all it had to offer.

Batman brings in the Joker to join the other villains of Gotham at Arkham Asylum. Things are going smoothly until Joker’s plan of taking over Arkham Island is revealed and created his own psychotic playhouse. With the island running amok with crazies and innocent people either hiding in fear or being used as hostages, Batman must bring order to Joker’s chaos and save the night.

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Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

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The new king of first-person shooters has arrived.

If this were an amusement park ride, it would be called the “Michael Bay Experience”. And what a ride it would be.

Played on the Xbox 360

Have you ever wanted to be a part of the Michael Bay virtual experience? Want shit blown up in your face and bullets whizzing by you, all the while shooting through armies getting your adrenaline going? Want tense moments by escaping a sinking cargo ship or laying in the grass waiting for tanks and a platoon to walk pass you? Then this is the game for you! Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (COD 4) will keep your butthole clenched in tense moments and experience what its like to be in an action-packed Hollywood film!

The first Call of Duty brought an intense, cinematic atmosphere to PC gamers. However after its initial success, WWII games soon over-saturated the market and gamers started wanting something new. After the first two successes, Infinity Ward (COD‘s original developers) planned on releasing a shooter on modern times, but the “bigs” at Activision decided to bring another developer in, Treyarch, to create another WWII Call of Duty game of their own before Infinity Ward had a say in the matter. Of course, this did not bode well with the people at Infinity Wardleaving the next Call of Duty game secret to Activision and the world. On November 5, 2007, Infinity Ward’s unveiling of COD 4 changed the world of first-person-shooters and the franchise itself.

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