Top 7 Videogames to Buy For Gifts




Video games have become one of the hottest things on the market to give as gifts. While there was a point in time that everyone played the old Atari systems and the games were only a couple of bucks a piece, the newest generation of home gaming systems has brought gamers whole new worlds to explore, and weapons to defeat their enemies with. If you are considering a gift for someone that has a gaming console, then these games will be the ones you should choose from:

1. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Being the 7th game in the Cal of Duty series, Black Ops sold over 7 million copies in its first 24 hours on the market. Maximizing the online experience and giving its gamers multiple aspects of play makes this one of the fastest selling military style games of all time. If you know someone that loves these types of games, you should seriously consider picking this one up for them as a gift.

2. Donkey Kong Country Returns: Donkey Kong is known as one of the greatest all time platform games ever made. Starting out as an arcade classic, the sequels have all had the highest marks from gamers around the world. Donkey Kong Country Returns has taken this supreme platformer to new heights by adding co-operative play as a main ingredient. This is one game that should not be missed, for the casual gamer or the professional gamer alike.

3. Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood: This is by far one of the best single player games on the market to date. What could be better than being a skilled assassin running around in history? Nothing about this game says boring. Even the long trips to different areas are filled with secrets and mind blowing graphics. If you want to surprise someone with a gift, then this game should be at the top of your list.

4. Halo Reach: The Halo franchise is one of the most well-known gaming franchises in history. Bringing the gamer into the future to battle unruly hoards of aliens is what makes this game unique; that and the array of fantastic weapons you get to choose from as you play. Even the multiplayer aspects of this game make it a hit with hard core gamers throughout the world. Halo Reach is definitely one of the Halo franchise games that everyone should play at one time or another, and once played you will find yourself hooked. This is a game for gamers that like detailed challenges to overcome and play through.

5. Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit: Need for Speed has been a mainstay racing type game for many years. There is nothing better than flying on the roadways being chased down by the police, who just happen to have a supped up patrol car to match the speeds and turning of your own hot piece of vehicle mechanics. If the person you are shopping for likes racing games, there are none better than this one.

6. Fable III: The Fable series brings a new and exciting vision to the classic RPG system in ways that no other game has managed. By actually playing the game you are essentially changing the ending. With so many different options to customize your gameplay, Fable III will have you wandering in a fantasy realm that boggles your imagination and leaves you with a pleased feeling inside. This is definitely a game that should be picked up for any one that loves RPG.

7. Mass Effect 2: One of the all-time greatest sci-fi action games on the market, the Mass Effect series is sure to go down in history. While being a ground and pound action game, Mass Effect 2 throws in elements to make it a fantastic RPG as well, thus creating a universe of game play that is unseen in most games of this nature. Being able to change the course of the game as you play; either with the choices you make or the amount of searching you do, makes this one game no one should miss playing. Giving this game as a gift will definitely bring a smile to the face of the person you are giving it to and you will know that it was the right choice to make on your part.

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