Ranking 2014's Best Xbox Games

The Best Xbox Games Of The Past Year

2014 was one of the best year's for video games in recent memory. The Xbox specifically had a stellar year with several hit games playable on the Microsoft console. With so many spectacular titles to choose from, it was hard to make a list of the 5 best Xbox games of 2014.

Dark Souls II

Dark Souls 2 is an exceptional game that built a reputation as one of the hardest games ever made. However, most gamers would agree that the game is incredibly difficult, it's also fair at the same time. Dark Souls 2 is an action rpg that requires its players to be intelligent and lucky at some points. Epic boss battles, powerful weapons, and haunting backdrops fill this incredible game. Dark Souls II demands your attention, and only the strong will survive the brutal journey.

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BioShock Infinite

BioShock Infinite is a great first person shooter that revitalized the stale genre. Incredible set pieces and smooth shooting mechanics make this game a must own on the Xbox. The graphics in Infinite are beautiful and jaw dropping. It's easy to lose yourself in this realistic and awe inspiring world. The story of BioShock Infinite is similar to a mystery novel. It starts off with the protagonist helping out a young woman fulfill some tasks. However, things quickly get out of control, and incredible secrets are revealed to the player as the game progresses.

Titanfall

Titanfall is an epic first person shooter that takes place in the near future. Players are able to perform acrobatic feats like running on walls and double jumping, while firing heavy machine guns into enemy soldiers. The combat in Titanfall is intense, but the addition of mech warfare takes things to the next level.

Ultra Street Fighter IV

Ultra Street Fighter IV is a pulse raising tournament fighter. All of the original characters are back in this epic side scrolling brawler. Quick combos, powerful strikes, and ultra abilities truly make this an ultra beatem up. Graphically, Ultra Street Fighter IV stands far above its competition. Fans of the series will feel right at home when picking up the Xbox controller to play this action packed game.

Assassin's Creed

Assassin's Creed Unity takes place in France during the French Revolution. The protagonist of the game is a young man named Arno Dorian. The game is gorgeous and unique. The atmosphere is incredible, and the game features some of the best crowds ever seen. While all the visual upgrades and enhanced gameplay mechanics are an added plus for the Assassin's Creed franchise, it's the story that really pushes this game forward. The ancient battle between Assassins and Templars fill the player's mind with crazy twists unexpected surprises.