What are the best games for Xbox 360 right now?

In 2010 and 2011 us Xbox games have been rather spoilt with a wide range of amazing titles to satisfy our ever twitching gaming fingers.  So, what are the top ten Xbox games you can get your hands on right now?  Take a look below:


Portal 2Credit: Amazon1. Portal 2

Long awaited, and rightfully acclaimed, Portal 2 is the sequel to the 2007 game of the year, Portal.  Featuring an extensive single player campaign and two player co-operative mode, explore a new range of challenges, dynamic new characters and fresh puzzle elements.  This game is tearing up the charts.


Call of Duty: Black Ops(47399)Credit: Amazon2. Call of Duty Black Ops

If this title is news to you then you either must have been living in a cave without access to internet, television, radio, or social media or you have an extremely high resilience to marketing because everyone is talking about Call of Duty: Black Ops.  This game is huge, and continues the runaway success of recent Call of Duty titles as part of a world dominating franchise.  With a cinematic single player experience and a genre defining multiplayer mode this game will occupy a lot of your time.


Fifa 11Credit: Amazon3. Fifa 11

As long as EA keeps kicking them out (get it?) we'll all keep buying them up!  The quintessential football game, and the latest incarnation (until 12's inevitable release) of this chart topping franchise.


Mortal KombatCredit: Amazon4. Mortal Kombat

A blast from the past in the form of the nearly always banned Mortal Kombat, this game marks the triumphant return to the series –packed with all new graphics, new modes, and all the deeply horrifying fatalities you would expect.


Dragon Age 2Credit: Amazon5. Dragon Age 2

Delve deeper into the world of Dragon Age in the second title in the series, Dragon Age 2.  An all new adventure following your rise to power from refugee to champion and all rendered in an updated graphics system and new style.  Expect your cinematic RPG expectations to be met!


Kinect Sports(47402)Credit: Amazon6. Kinect Sports (Kinect)

If you've got yourselves one of those all singing all dancing Kinects for your Xbox, then you owe it to yourself to grab sports and indulge yourself in a number of activities you could also be doing in your back garden.  But what the heck, this way you can play football whist eating a sandwich and pause the game if things aren't going your way!


Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2Credit: Amazon7. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Another Call of Duty title that likely needs no introduction, the game that sold 4.7 million copies worldwide in 24 hours.  A gripping single player campaign and a second to none multiplayer experience, get yours.


Red Dead Redemption(47406)Credit: Amazon8. Red Dead Redemption

Have you ever wanted to live that wild west outlaw lifestyle, duels at sunset, taming wild horses and getting revenge?  In Red Dead Redemption, you can.  Living through the tale of John Marston, explore this open world epic from the guys who bought you the Grand Theft Auto series (Rockstar), and prepare yourself for showdowns, gambling, bounty hunting, and getting even!


Dead Space 2Credit: Dead Space 29. Dead Space 2

Isaac Clarke makes his return in this chilling sequel to the horror shooter classic, Dead Space.  Face a new nightmare and battle dementia in this blood-curdling adventure, and remember.... you’ll need to dismember to make them stay down.


Your ShapeCredit: Amazon10. Your Shape: Fitness Evolved (Kinect)

Be part of the fitness revolution with Your Shape, a game that allows you to train from the comfort of you lounge.  Control the game intuitively with your voice and body, choose a personal trainer, and set your fitness goals to get the best program for “you”.  Take a look at this great review here on InfoBarrel from MichelleDancer.


With more games on the horizon, be sure to check out my top 10 Xbox games coming soon article with the likes of Brink (Bethesda), Lego Pirates of the Caribbean (Disney Interactive), and LA Noire (Rockstar) - all due out later this month.

Happy gaming!