Xbox 360 Q4 Most Wanted List

Xbox 360 Q4 Most Wanted List

Published On October 20, 2008 | By Console Monster | News

What a year for gaming. It’s nearly the end of October and we have seen numerous amounts of successful games released already. From Grand Theft Auto and Saints Row 2, to FIFA 09 and Rock Band, this year has truly been kind to us. But the year isn’t out yet. In fact there are so many good games still to come out, it’s hard to figure out which games you are going to buy.

So to help you out, we have provided you with trailers and info of the top games that have still to be released this year in what we call, ‘The Most Wanted List’. You will have to select your games wisely though, as to purchase all 10 games below would cost you a staggering, and with the credit crunch, £504.90. Enjoy!

DEAD SPACE – 24/10/08

First on our list is Dead Space. Dead space is set to be released on 24/10/2008.

Game Info: In the future, Earth’s appetite for resources has become a major motivator for deep space exploration. Immense, privately-owned and operated mining ships (called ‘planetcrackers’) orbit planets and use sophisticated equipment to carve out entire city-sized chunks of rock, and reduce them to component elements and raw ore.

Pre-Order Dead Space for £39.99 by clicking here.

FABLE 2 – 24/10/2008

Fable 2 is next on our wanted list. Fable 2 will be with us on 24/10/2008.

Game Info: Set 500 years after the original game, Fable 2 offers even more choices and features, while building on the core gameplay theme of Fable; where every choice continually defines who you become, allowing you to truly live the life you choose.

Pre-Order Fable 2 for £39.99 by clicking here.

FAR CRY 2 – 24/10/2008

Far Cry 2 is one of many FPS games to be included in our list. Scheduled for a 24/10/2008 release, Far Cry 2 is definitely one to look out for.

Game Info: The long awaited sequel to the popular first-person shooter Far Cry. More than just a visual and technological achievement, Far Cry 2 immerses players in an entirely new kind of gaming experience, featuring a custom-made video game engine built from the ground up. Players will discover a true open world gameplay set in one of the most beautiful environments in the world, Africa, brought to life by high-definition next-gen technology.

Pre-Order Far Cry 2 for £39.99 by clicking here.

FALLOUT 3 – 31/10/2008

Fallout 3 is the next game to be released in the build up to Christmas, and it should be with us on 31/10/2008.

Game Info: Vault 101 – Jewel of the Wastes. For 200 years, Vault 101 has faithfully served the surviving residents of Washington DC and its environs, now known as the Capital Wasteland. Though the global atomic war of 2077 left the US all but destroyed, the residents of Vault 101 enjoy a life free from the constant stress of the outside world. Giant Insects, Raiders, Slavers, and yes, even Super Mutants are all no match for superior Vault-Tec engineering. Yet one fateful morning, you awake to find that your father has defied the Overseer and left the comfort and security afforded by Vault 101 for reasons unknown. Leaving the only home you’ve ever known, you emerge from the Vault into the harsh Wasteland sun to search for your father, and the truth.

Pre-Order Fallout 3 for £39.99 by clicking here.

LEGENDARY – 31/10/2008

Legendary is another game that might tickle your fancy. Due for release on 31/10/2008, Legendary has plenty of cometition in the FPS genre.

Game Info: Legendary tells the story of Charles Deckard, an art thief who is duped into stealing Pandora’s Box. When he inadvertently opens it, he releases hordes of beasts thought to be fictional – such as werewolves and gryphons – into an unprepared modern world. A full scale war between man and myth begins, and it is quickly complicated by the actions of powerful secret societies. As the person responsible for releasing this terror, Deckard’s unwittingly becomes the only person capable of containing it once more and saving civilization from being destroyed by the terrifying creatures.

Pre-Order Legendary for £34.99 by clicking here.


Guitar Hero World Tour is following on from the success of previous Guitar Hero games, this time including other instruments like the drums and the microphone. Due for release on a busy 14/11/2008.

Game Info: When the house lights go down this autumn, a new generation of axe shredders, drummers and fearless frontmen will come together and rock with Guitar Hero: World Tour. The latest instalment from the number one best-selling video game franchise of 2007, Guitar Hero: World Tour will transform music gaming by marrying the exhilarating guitar gameplay of “Guitar Hero” with a cooperative band experience that combines the most advanced wireless instruments with revolutionary new online and offline gameplay modes. The game will feature a slick newly redesigned guitar, a genuine electronic drum kit and a microphone, as well as an innovative Music Studio music creator that lets players compose, record, edit and share their own rock-and-roll anthems, along with online Band Career and eight-player “Battle of the Bands.”

Pre-Order Guitar Hero: Word Tour with instruments for £149.99 by clicking here.

GEARS OF WAR 2 – 7/11/2008

Gears of War 2 is probably the most wanted game of 2008, behind Grand Theft Auto IV. Due for a 7/11/2008 release, this is a must have, and people should make every effort to afford this game.

Game Info: Players continue as Marcus Fenix, a reluctant war hero and leader of Delta Squad, six months after the events of Gears of War. The last cities on Sera are sinking, swallowed by a new Locust threat from below. A massive counter-attack is humanity’s last hope for survival. Gears of War 2 blends a best-in-class third-person shooter with unsurpassed high-definition visuals, all layered on top of an engaging story of survival, loss and retribution. Gears of War 2 is developed by Epic Games exclusively for the Xbox 360.

Pre-Order Gears of War 2 for £39.99 by clicking here.


Call Of Duty: World At War has a major task in hand. Any game that was to follow Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare had a hell of a challenge ahead if it. But we shall see on 14/11/2008.

Game Info: Powered by Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare technology, Call of Duty: World at War brings an uncensored edge to combat, as soldiers face the most harrowing and climatic European and Pacific battles in which an enemy, who knows no surrender and no retreat, will fight to the last breath, unleashing an arsenal of lethal surprising tactics. Peril and danger lurk throughout the battlefield as players combat the unknown risk of the new chaos of battle.

Pre-Order Call of Duty: World at War for £39.99 by clicking here.

MIRROR’S EDGE – 14/11/2008

Mirror’s Edge from EA is the first of its kind in this new generation of gaming, and I’m sure many people will be wanting to try this free-running game out. However, with a 14/11/2008 release date, EA will have many other games to contend with.

Game Info: Mirror’s Edge delivers you straight into the shoes of this unique heroine as she traverses the vertigo-inducing cityscape, engaging in intense combat and fast paced chases. With a never before seen sense of movement and perspective, you will be drawn into Faith’s world. A world that is visceral, immediate, and very dangerous.

Live or die? Soar or plummet? One thing is certain, in this city you will learn how to run. From the makers of the groundbreaking Battlefield franchise, Mirror’s Edge is an action-adventure experience unlike any other.

Pre-Order Mirror’s Edge for £39.99 by clicking here.


Need For Speed Undercover may well be EA’s last chance at returning to the good old days of Street Racing. With a 18/11/2008 release date, surely you will make some extra cash for Need for Speed?

Game Info: You never thought it would turn out like this – an all-out chase where you’re the hunted. And the hunter. Now you must get behind the wheel and risk everything to infiltrate a ruthless international crime syndicate and take them down. The man you’re after is a maniac behind the wheel, and he’s driving like his life depends on escape, which maybe it does. He’s the one with all the answers you need and you will track him down. Needless to say, that fleet of police cruisers in your rearview mirror won’t make things any easier. It will take all of your experience – and every ounce of skill – to outrun the law, take down the enemy, and unlock the truth that puts an end to this chase once and for all.

Pre-Order Need for Speed Undercover for £39.99 by clicking here.

So there you have it. 10 games that we need to somehow save up for. If you’re looking for some tips, read our tips on beating the credit crunch by clicking here.

What games from the above list are you interested in? Are their any missing that you are looking forward to seeing? Let us know by leaving a comment below!

Look out for PlayStation 3’s Q4 Most Wanted, coming soon.

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