Need Help finding my next great game

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  1. slingblade1170
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    I have been gaming and collecting for almost 23 years now and this is the first time I have literally ran out of great games to play. I have purchased about 15 games in the last 2 months and none of them were great or were way to easy to beat. Honestly, I would love to find a new RPG type game that could catch my attention for awhile and keep me busy. I'm looking for a game on Wii U or Xbox 360 that has a good combat system (preferably action), customization, and story depth. I really don't care much about if graphics are outstanding or not just want a good long game.

    Here are the Action/Adventure/RPG games that I own, beat and enjoyed:
    Dragon Age 1 & 2
    Mass Effect 1, 2 & 3
    Dragons Dogma (Loved the combat mechanics)
    The Witcher 2
    Oblivion
    Skyrim
    Fallout 3
    Fallout New Vegas
    Fable 2 & 3
    Dead Island 1 & 2
    Dead Rising 1 & 2
    Borderlands 1 & 2
    Every Assassins Creed Game
    Divinity 2
    Two Worlds 1 & 2
    Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
    Rage
    Kingdoms of Amular
    Batman 1 2 & 3
    Overlord 1 & 2
    Dark Messiah (Horrible Game!)
    Infinite Undiscovery (OK Game)

    With those in mind, any suggestions?
     
  2. Gahars

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    I'd definitely recommend Far Cry 3. The game's an absolute blast to play, the island is really fun to explore, the combat and leveling system are really satisfying, and the story's pretty good, with possibly one of the most fun villains of the generation. Plus, once you're done with that, you can buy the standalone expansion Blood Dragon, a game I'll probably never shut up about ever. I think that whole "It's Skyrim with guns!" quote was entirely unfair - it blew Skyrim out of the water.

    If you haven't given Saints Row 2-4 a chance, you might want to do that as well. They're the fun kind of batshit crazy; the story's provide some good laughs and there's plenty of customization thrown (leveling up, investing in skills, etc.) in for good measure. It's not an exact fit, but if you want to branch out a little bit, you could certainly do worse.
     
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    I forgot about Farcry 3 and a friend of mine just reminded me of Dishonored as well. I own all the Saints games.
     
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    where is dark souls

    do you speak it
     
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    I don't care for Dark Souls, played with a friend a few times but wasn't very enjoyable.
     
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    If you haven't had a try at The Bioshock Games I Absolutely recommend those (1 and Infinite, don't know about 2...)
    Amazing franchise with a decent combat system but an overall outstanding story.

    Since you're on An Xbox, I wholeheartedly recommend Halo 3, but if you haven't played any of the original Halo games you might wanna play the first one (Combat Evolved Anniversary)

    Also, if you do wanna check out far cry 3, it is actually on sale on Xbox This week for 50% off, along with the Expansion Blood dragon.

    Another Ok game to try (free with Xbox Live Gold ATM) is sleeping dogs, a game that's like GTA/Saints row IV but in its own mindset. Pretty good game to give a go.
     
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    You could give Xenoblade Chronicles a try, though it's not really like all those WRPGs you have listed.
     
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    I am so, so sorry for you :(
     
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    You've played Fable 2 and 3 but not the ONLY good game in the series, Fable 1? Fable 1 was before they gutted and butchered the game into an unrecognizable pile of dog turds.

    Anyway, Tales of Vesperia is one of the best RPGs the 360 has to offer. You have the wrong system if that's the genre you prefer, PS3 has more of that.
     
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    You weren't wrong on Bioshock, great games but yes I do own all 3. Also, Halo 3 was one of the best games I've ever played especially online but yes I maxed out that entire game years ago. I have 300+ Xbox 360 games alone that I own so there isn't much that I missed. Now I do not own Sleeping Dogs and I think for a physical copy of the game is only like $15 so that gets my attention because I loved GTA 4/5 and all the Saints games.

    I've heard great things about Xenoblade, I wonder if my local gamestop would have it in stock.

    Well, yes I own Fable 1 Lost Chapters for Xbox and compared the other two its much better. Fable HD is being released soon so I'll probably grab that when I get the chance. As for Tales of Vesperia i'll have to do some research on that one which is a good thing because it could be exactly what I'm looking for. Thanks for the suggestions.
     
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    Definitely try Far Cry 3 like it's been suggested in this thread already. I haven't played Blood Dragon yet, can't judge that one.

    Saints Row 3 is excellent, enjoyable and funny, albeit kinda short.
    I suggest Skryim mods, like the recently released Skywind (Morrowind in Skyrim engine), they really lengthen your game a lot.
    Games like Bastion and The Walking Dead are epic, just epic. Very cheap too.
     
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    I've done decided to play Farcry 3, been looking at gameplay videos and I do not know why I haven't bought it yet. I loved Saints but done with all 4 of them but Walking Dead is probably my favorite shows so I may try the game as well.
     
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    If you do decide to Give the walking dead a try and end up liking it, I know TellTale is also working on A Borderlands Game in the play style of The Walking Dead so that's something to look forward too~
     
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    It's possible. It seems that they "found" more used copies (read: made more copies then opened them so they could be labeled "used" thus can set their own price). It was going for $90 last I saw, though. I was fortunate enough to find a copy back before they went into reproduction and jacked the price up (I still payed $10 over the cost of the game new, but it was worth it).