The Best Xbox 360 Action Games 2019 You Should Try

  • Noah Lopez
  • 3/19/2019

Welcome to the FragRun’s best Xbox 360 Action Games selection, an extensive list of the most popular Xbox 360 video games compiled by our online gaming insiders. Here, you will learn more about some top of the line Xbox 360-friendly games you most likely haven’t even enjoyed yet and get the possibility to pick one for your after-work brain recharge session. Since our online gaming pros know the market inside out, singling out the best Xbox 360 action games that are still popular in 2019 has been as easy as pie.

With powerful graphics and top-notch gameplay, Xbox 360 provides a truly unforgettable gaming experience, so the action games listed below are invariably exciting to play.

1. Star Wars The Force Unleashed II  by Lucasarts Entertainment.

Star Wars The Force Unleashed II

The video game is the next chapter of the Star Wars® Saga and a worthy follow-up to the most popular Star War game ever designed. In Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, we get to know Starkiller, Darth Vader’s apprentice, the hero character who can make the bomb of rebellion explode in a galaxy needing a brave warrior so badly. Starkiller, deceived by Darth Vader for the last time, has gotten away and started an adventurous journey to find out his real identity, rediscover his past and bring back his paramour. Immediately engaging and immersive, this video game will definitely make your day.

2. Marvel: Ultimate Alliance by Activision.

Marvel: Ultimate Alliance

Experience the powerful comeback of the Marvel ultimate alliance for the first time in a decade! Create your unique dream team of four customizable Marvel superheroes from an extensive selection of characters such as the X-Men, the Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and much more. Then partner up with friends from the Marvel universe to stop Thanos - the mad cosmic supervillain and his cruel warriors from destroying the world. Furthermore, by making the most of the game, you will get to customize your squad, participate in unbelievable battles, control the fate of the Marvel universe and fight online against the world’s most ruthless supervillains. If you’re a Marvel fan, the game will take your breath away!

3. Batman: Arkham Origins by WB Games.

 Batman: Arkham Origins

The game takes place before the upswing of Gotham City’s scariest villains showing a youthful, unpolished and less experienced Batman as he faces a meaningful turn in his job as a crime fighter transforming into the Dark Knight. When taking advantage of the game, you will find yourself in the atmosphere of the dark and empty streets of Gotham City, come across lots of characters, assemble strong partnerships and enlarge your arsenal of weapons. The game will let you use its multiple innovative features,  please you with the smooth gameplay and give you that awesome ‘I am Batman’ feeling you can never get enough of.

4. Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag by UbiSoft.

Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag

With captivating protagonists and the possibility to experience the exciting life of a real pirate in one of the 50 marvelous locales, Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag is one of the most fascinating and immensely mesmerizing Assassin’s video games in history. The gameplay takes place in 1715, when sea rovers form a self-governed republic in the picturesque Caribbean region and control the whole local territory. Among them, Edward Kenway, a brave and proud captain whose adventures win the approval of pirate giants, but also entangle him in a war that threatens to demolish everything the pirates have created.

5. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Activision.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Shredder and the Kraang are planning to release a disastrous mutagenic bomb that will turn New Yorkers into brainless mutants. Play as your favorite TMNT character (Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo or Donatello), battling through fifteen action-fueled levels fighting to save New York from the irreparable damage. And don’t forget to enjoy pizza to boost your brain power and enhance your Turtle’s wellbeing!

6. Grand Theft Auto V by Rockstar Games.

Grand Theft Auto V

The game takes place in Los Santos, a big sun-drenched city full of ex-celebrities and personal growth gurus. The metropolis used to be a mecca for success-driven individuals, but is now struggling to survive in the times of economic downfall and superficial reality TV shows. Amidst the havoc, a young street hustler, a retired bank robber, and a violent psychopath intend to commit a series of bolt crimes aiming to get what they want at any cost. The game mixes storytelling with gameplay in a highly innovative manner granting you the possibility to hop in and out of the lives of the three charismatic protagonists, while looking at the story from various sides and angles.

7. How to Train Your Dragon by Activision.

How to Train Your Dragon

In this fantastic video game, you will turn into a Viking hero who will eventually become the best dragon trainer. You can also play as Hiccup or Astrid who reside on the beautiful Island of Berk that flaunts some amazing areas from the actual film. When playing this epic game, you will create, customize and train dragons, travel through the extensive territories and participate in many unique battles fighting, flying and fire-breathing your way to challenges and triumphs.  

8. Resident Evil 6 by Capcom.

Resident Evil 6

Mixing thrilling action with survival horror, the game is a striking horror story of 2012. Leon S. Kennedy, Chris Redfield, Jake Muller, and other characters fight against a global bioterrorist danger, as the story unravels in several locales around the world. Resident Evil 6 reveals 3 separate, yet interconnected storylines, each of them featuring its own characters. When playing this game, you will enjoy both solo and cooperative gameplay, both offline and online.

9. Deadly Premonition by Ignition Entertainment.

Deadly Premonition

The video game represents a 3d-person survival horror action where you will play the role of FBI Agent Francis York Morgan. You will interact with a range of interesting characters, make strategic decisions, own and use various weapons and even encounter supernatural creatures while solving the story’s dark mysteries along the way. The game will impress you with its realistic atmosphere, music choice, and haunting storyline. You will love driving around town exploring every nook and cranny of it.  

10. Army of Two by Electronic Arts.

Army of Two

This video game re-explores strategic two-man co-op play throwing your characters into hotspots making them fight through war, conspiracy, governmental chaos and other global threats to mankind. To play Army of Two, you are free to cooperate with an actual or AI partner on two-man missions utilizing two-man tactics to eventually form an advantage that no enemy or opponent can defeat. Customizable weapons, realistic environments and dynamic storyline are just a few perks you will enjoy when playing this video game.

Produced almost 15 years ago and discontinued in 2016, Xbox 360 is considered a classic console and one of the best game machines in history. If you ever owned this powerful console, there were probably some really cool action games for Xbox 360 in your collection. At FragRun, we’re always curious to hear your opinion. Would you add any of your most favored Xbox 360-friendly games to the assortment above? Comment below to share your opinion with other readers!