Top Xbox 360 Action Games of 2014

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top Xbox 360 Action games of 2014, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! VideoGamer.com is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

  • 17.

    Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z Review

    Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z

    Ninja Gaiden ZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzz Bearing about as much resemblance to Ninja Gaiden as a Lada does to a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 16.

    Assassin's Creed Liberation HD Review

    Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation

    Fans of the franchise will enjoy building out the mythology and exploring the world, but this Creed is still too flawed. One for Creed completionists more than anyone else, Liberation's HD makeover... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 15.

    Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Review

    Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

    A huge disappointment, given the obvious potential. Always beautiful, sometimes spectacular, yet often uninspired and in some... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 14.

    LEGO The Hobbit Review

    LEGO The Hobbit

    After the impressive voice acting and general spectacle of the main adventure starts to fade, you’re left with an altogether dull world in which to roam. It's another Lego game! Beyond a new setting and some minor tweaks, it's the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

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  • 13.

    Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition Review

    Sleeping Dogs

    As a package this is as feature-complete as you could want, but it's a long way from the version it could have been. As far as titles go, "Sleeping Dogs: The Definitive Edition" is rather... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 12.

    Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Review

    Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

    A complex and enjoyable JRPG, if not a brilliant one. Lightning returns, fixing some of the XIII series' problems in the process... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 11.

    Batman: Arkham Origins – Cold, Cold Heart Review

    Batman: Arkham Origins – Cold, Cold Heart

    The fundamentals are beginning to tire, but this is surprisingly decent DLC. As news of Batman: Arkham Knight lights up message boards, Twitter feeds and... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 10.

    Watch Dogs Review

    Watch Dogs

    Undoubtedly enjoyable, but it won't linger long in the memory. Neither the tragic failure some expected nor the introduction to a 'proper'... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 9.

    State of Decay: Lifeline Review

    State of Decay: Lifeline

    Turns out it’s a lot of fun to play soldiers at the end of the world. Dropping you into a proper city, Lifeline immediately grants all the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

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  • 8.

    Skylanders: Trap Team Review

    Skylanders: Trap Team

    Activision's toys-to-life series is still wonderfully entertaining, but Trap Team's relentless encouragement to buy new toys can be draining on your enthusiasm – and your wallet. As much as I try and tell myself otherwise, it is a kids game, and if you're... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 7.

    Assassin's Creed: Rogue Review

    Assassin's Creed: Rogue

    Being more of an epilogue than a sequel, Rogue falls short of delivering a full-fat experience. Generalisations incoming: It seems that there are two types of Assassin's... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 6.

    Dark Souls 2: Crown of the Sunken King Review

    Dark Souls 2: Crown of the Sunken King

    A great amount of content, if a little unbalanced and with a high entry barrier. Crown of the Sunken King fits right into Dark Souls 2: it's infuriating,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 5.

    LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Review

    LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

    LEGO Batman 3 starts slow and then gets a lot better, and then overwhelms with so much content it's hard to be disappointed. I don't think I've ever played a game so clearly made with hardcore fans in... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 4.

    Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Review

    Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions

    Geometry Wars 3 makes big changes, but retains the excellent core gameplay and delivers another addictive blaster. I stuck my middle finger up at my TV within five minutes of playing Geometry... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 3.

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Review

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

    A triumph of emergent gameplay, slightly let down by a heavily scripted ending. Forget the Tolkien association, and put aside its similarities with... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 2.

    Dark Souls 2 Review

    Dark Souls 2

    A refined, slicker version of one of the greatest video games ever made. Dark Souls. That's the really hard one, right? Sure, but the difficulty is... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 1.

    Grand Theft Auto 5 Review

    Grand Theft Auto 5

    The definitive version of Rockstar's biggest world to date. Editor's Note: Below is a rundown of the technical accomplishments of GTA 5... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360