Wondering what would be the best video game to get as a gift this this holiday season?
This Christmas, game developers and publishers are rushing out games for gamers of all types and of varying quality.
To make things easier for people who are not active gamers but want to get a really great video game as a gift , here's a list of the 10 Best Video Games to Get Teens this Christmas.
This list of games covers the best games aimed at an older video game audience, typically suggested for those from 13 to 18 years and beyond.
Call of Duty 4
Imagine yourself in the role of a United States Marine, fighting a war against intelligent and vicious enemies in a fictitious war in the middle east. The conflict involves terrorists, who have managed to obtain nuclear weapons, and are threatening to use them. The imagine yourself in the role of an S.O.S. (British Special Forces military), executing covert operations in Russia, who has stockpiled enough nukes to destroy the entire world a dozen times, and who's government is now collapsing and the threat of those nukes falling into the wrong hands becomes real. In Call of Duty 4, you'll play as both a United States Marine (for part of the game), and a member of an elite S.A.S. team, in one of the most intense and satisfying first person shooter campaigns of all time. This Christmas hit is available on Xbox 360 , PLAYSTATION 3 , and PC , and is Rated M for Mature (appropriate for gamers 17+ years of age).
This Christmas hit comes from one of the world's biggest video game publishers, Ubisoft. From the creators of the critically acclaimed series, Prince of Persia, comes a new action adventure game based in the 1191 AD. You play as an Assassin named Altair, and are assigned to stealthily assassinate several highly important targets in the Holy Land. To do this, you will learn to scale walls, climb incredibly high buildings, and engage in some of the most ferocious third person combat seen in any video game to date. You're able to utilize several weapons, including your fists, a long sword, a short sword, throwing knives, and my personal favorite, a knife that is attached to Altair's arm. To experience one of the most incredibly cinematic stories of any video game ever made, buy Assassin's Creed for the Xbox 360 , PLAYSTATION 3 , PC, or Nintendo DS. The game is Rated M for Mature (appropriate for gamers 17+ years of age).
Best Video Game 3. Bioshock
One of the most original games of all time, Bioshock puts you in the shoes of Jack, who is the lone survivor in a plane crash in the middle of the ocean. Meant to take place during an alternate timeline in 1960, Jack discovers an underwater dystopia based on the novel "Atlas Shrugged," written by Ayn Rand. After you enter this underwater city that you have found, you discover that the city has fallen into ruins, and is now being run by monsters and crazy citizens. This video game will have you on the edge of your seat with some of the most original gameplay and story twists of the decade, and is sure to scare you at every corner. You can purchase this game on the Xbox 360 and PC , and is Rated M for Mature (appropriate for gamers 17+ of age).
This Christmas release takes you on an epic journey through the universe, travelling through various galaxies, discovering planets of many varieties and complexities. This is the only big Christmas Role-Playing Game , and allows you to create your in game character from scratch, choosing how they look and what they wear. As you advance in the game, you'll get to outfit your character with specific armor to protect yourself, and with weapons to attack your foes. This title is one of the most visually stunning titles for the Christmas holiday, and is one of the longest to play, so if you're looking for a high quality experience that will last for quite some time, you might want to pick this title up. This game is available exclusively on the Xbox 36 0, and is Rated M for Mature (appropriate for gamers 17+ years of age).