Best Video Game 8. Manhunt 2
This title is one of the most controversial games of the year, and is published by the company known for such controversial hits as Grand Theft Auto and Bully. It's extreme violence is a landmark for video games, and is the first controversial title to be initially given an AO (18+ only) Rating, requiring Rockstar to alter some of the video game's content. The game puts you into an extremely violent situation where an ex-scientist is injected with a killer's personality, and brutally executes people in an attempt to escape the insane asylum that he has been stuck in for 6 years. If you're into controversial content, or like games such as Grand Theft Auto or the first Manhunt, this game is just the game for you. The game is available on the PlayStation 2 and Nintendo W ii, and is Rated M for Mature (appropriate for gamers 17+ years of age).
Best Video Game 9. TimeShift
TimeShift is one of the few games made that will allow you to take control of time. Wearing a suit that can alter the stream of time, you can pause, slow down, and even reverse time. Be involved in gameplay as you've never seen it, fighting enemies and solving puzzles using your amazing time affecting abilities. Don't get too settled in, however, because you should be aware: you can alter time and create alternate time streams! You can buy this action packed, exciting first person shooter for the Xbox 360 , PLAYSTATION 3 , and PC , and is Rated M for Mature (appropriate for gamers 17+ years of age).
Kane and Lynch
This intense Christmas release, by the makers of the Freedom Fighters, takes you on the journey of two escaped convicts that were both on death row for murder. After being helped to escape on a prisoner transport, it is discovered that Kane's family has been captured and is being held until Kane has returned money that he owes to a group called The 7. Recruiting the brutal Lynch to tag along, they go on a bank robbing spree, killing and stealing their way to a small fortune that is enough to repay Kane's debts to The 7. This title is available on PLAYSTATION 3 , Xbox 360, and PC , and is Rated M for Mature (appropriate for gamers 17+ years of age).
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Well, that's my list of 10 Best Video Games to Buy For Teens This Christmas. If you choose to purchase one of these games, please keep in mind that they are appropriate only for the age groups given, and buying this game for a person under the age rating is not recommended due to violence, blood, or language. Please pay attention to the ratings system when looking for age appropriate video games, and if they confuse you, you can ook up more information at the ESRB website.
Thanks for reading this article, and I wish you all happy holidays! (If you're interested in a laugh, you can look at this online comic , which makes fun of the 2nd game on this list, Assassin's Creed.)