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Multiplayer games - Internet XBOX

Playing over the Internet is the most common form of multiplayer mode. It involves connecting with players from all over the world via a global network through servers, which are usually the responsibility of the game's producer. The latter can be either public, available to everyone, or private, i.e. only for users invited by the administrator.

Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2005)
Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2005)

Racing 15 November 2005

The ninth installment in a legendary racing game franchise created by Electronic Arts company. After two Underground games, featuring illegal night street races, the franchise went back to its roots, combining ideas from the two most recent titles with classic elements. The player’s goal is to climb to the top of a black list of the most wanted drivers. Again you get to explore a huge virtual city, taking on different racing challenges. These include circuit, sprint, drag, elimination, time trial, speed challenge, and police pursuit. After completing enough of these you can challenge subsequent drivers from the black list. Apart from elements typical for the series, such as licensed cars and diverse soundtrack, the game features complex car customization, both in terms of appearance and performance.

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Need for Speed Carbon
Need for Speed Carbon

Racing 01 November 2006

The tenth installment in the bestselling racing game series originally launched back in 1995. The game lets you play as the main protagonist of the previous game. He returns to his home city only to find his domestic street racing scene taken over by rivaling gangs. As you take on new racing challenges, you take back your home town one district at a time. The game’s mechanics employ the well-proven solutions introduced by its predecessors, while introducing several new elements at the same time. Those include, first and foremost, canyon duels, which require much attention, as it is possible to run through the traffic barriers and roll down the slope. The other novelty is the team; you can assemble your own crew, and its members can aid you during races, e.g. by blocking your rivals. Additionally, the game features cut-scenes with real actors, several dozen licensed car models, as well as vast car customization options. Regarding the latter, Autosculpt module lets you modify almost any element of the car body.

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Tony Hawk's American Wasteland
Tony Hawk's American Wasteland

Sports 18 October 2005

Tony Hawk's American Wasteland is another arcade game from the series, named after a well-known American sportsman. The play system resembles two versions of Tony Hawk's Underground, and the action is located only in Los Angeles (presence of real locations like Hollywood etc.).

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Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent

Action 24 October 2006

The fourth part of the hit series of third-person stealth games by Ubisoft, whose main character is a secret government agent Sam Fisher. In the game, he has undergone a distinct transformation, turning into a smooth-shaven villain serving a 20-year sentence. But it's all an effect of deliberate mystification, thanks to which our protagonist tries to infiltrate the ranks of a dangerous terrorist network and work it out from the inside.

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FIFA 07
FIFA 07

Sports 29 September 2006

FIFA 07 is another incarnation of one of the most popular and outstanding football simulator series. This year's edition is characterized by increased realism of the game, especially in terms of exercising control over the players.

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Medal of Honor: Airborne
Medal of Honor: Airborne

Action canceled

After a series of spin-off productions released for the 6th-generation consoles, the popular FPS franchise comes back in a full-fledged multiplayer installment. In accordance with the title, the events of the World War II are observed through the eyes of Boyd Travers, a paratrooper of the US Army's 82nd Airborne Division. The game offers six campaigns that take place between years 1943 and 1945 in Sicily, Normandy, Netherlands, and Germany, and the choice of the drop point determines our next move to some extent. The developers naturally didn't forget about faithfully recreating weapons of the World War II period, which can be customized by addition of extra grip, different magazines, etc. Contrary to its predecessors, Airborne is powered by Unreal Engine 3 which translates into better graphics, animation, and facial expressions. The above is complemented by an extensive cooperative gameplay for up to 12 players.

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Midtown Madness 3
Midtown Madness 3

Racing 17 June 2003

The third installment of the famous series of car races created by the giant from Redmond. Again, we crashed in the crowded streets of bustling metropolises, this time in Paris and Washington. There are fourteen different careers to choose from, including a policeman, limousine driver and pizza supplier and each has its own set of unique missions.

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Juiced
Juiced

Racing 13 June 2005

Juiced is a combination of realistic simulation and the simplicity of control and gameplay effects typical of dynamic arcade games. An interesting element is the great emphasis on the driving style. If we don't take care of it, our opponents may refuse to compete with us.

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Call of Duty 3
Call of Duty 3

Action 07 November 2006

The third main installment in the popular FPS series, Call of Duty. It is also the first game in the franchise (not counting the console spin-offs) that in the end was not released on PCs. In contrast to the previous installments, this time the game was developed by Treyarch – the authors of the console version of Call of Duty 2. The plot of the game once again takes place on various fronts of World War II. This time one can play as American, British, Canadian, and Polish soldiers. The game mechanics remained almost unchanged in comparison to the previous games. However, there are several novelties. The developers implemented parachute drops and gave complete control over vehicles and boats to the player. Interactions with the surrounding were greatly improved. Overall realism has been improved – bullets behave different depending on what type of material they hit. Multiplayer mode was enhanced as well – now players can play in different roles and communicate using special commands.

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Halo 2
Halo 2

Action 08 November 2004

A sequel to bestselling shooter franchise from Bungie Software, which debuted 2001 as one of the launching titles of the Xbox console. We meet old friends from the first Halo, such as Master Chief or Cortana, who now try to protect the cradle of humanity against the assault of aggressive Covenant forces. The game reuses the best features of its predecessor while taking players to a completely new environment, filled with even more interesting and complex locations. The arsenal has been expanded along with list of available vehicles, and the capabilities of enemy artificial intelligence have been significantly improved. Also, the second Halo introduces environmental destruction, resulting in an even more realistic world and forcing players to use various tactics. Multiplayer options have been expanded with the addition of new game modes.

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Winning Eleven 9
Winning Eleven 9

Sports 21 October 2005

Pro Evolution Soccer 5 is another part of the popular virtual football simulation, also known as Winning Eleven. The game is characterized by an improved system of movement of athletes on virtual turf.

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2006 FIFA World Cup
2006 FIFA World Cup

Sports 24 April 2006

2006 FIFA World Cup belongs to the best-selling series of EA Sports football simulations. According to the title, the developers focused on the 2006 World Championships held in Germany.

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TimeShift
TimeShift

Action canceled

Original FPP shooter, created after many perturbations by Saber Interactive studio team. In the game we play as a nameless rebel who has to face a mad scientist, doctor Aiden Krone. Thanks to inventing the method of time travel, he managed to change the past in such a way that all humanity was subordinated to his corporation.

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Winning Eleven 8
Winning Eleven 8

Sports 22 October 2004

Pro Evolution Soccer 4 is a sports game, which is the fourth installment of the football cycle developed by the Konami development team led by Shingo "Seabassa" Takatsuki. Players have the opportunity to test their football skills in realistic games involving nearly 200 club and national teams. On the American and Asian markets the game is known as Winning Eleven 8.

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Forza Motorsport (2005)
Forza Motorsport (2005)

Racing 03 May 2005

A racing simulator developed by Microsoft’s internal studio - Turn 10. Serving as a response to a competing franchise - the popular Gran Turismo series, Forza Motorsport offers an impressive number of 200+ licensed car models from several manufacturers, divided into a number of classes and sub-classes. Each available car can be profoundly tuned – not only visually, but also mechanically. Effects of customization and damage to the cars are depicted during races due to a special system that calculates the performance of the car in real-time. Competitions take place on multiple and diverse tracks, among them both fictional street circuits as well as real tracks from all around the world. Apart from the career mode, the game features an online mode.

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter

Action 07 March 2006

The third part of the series of tactical action games, created in the Red Storm team under the supervision of the popular writer of sensational novels - Tom Clancy. The action of this production takes place in 2013 in Mexico City.

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Doom 3
Doom 3

Action 03 April 2005

The third installment of the legendary FPS series by id Software which set new standards in the genre’s development back in the mid-90s. The action takes place in a secret research facility of the UAC corporation on Mars, where the protagonist, an ex-marine whom we control, begins his service. Shortly thereafter, strange things begin to happen: the lab comes under attack, the communications with the HQ are severed, and the people we encounter turn into bloodthirsty monsters. It turns out that a space-time portal was opened as a result of an experiment, which led to a demon incursion that we have to repel. Compared to its predecessors from the past decade, Doom 3 offers not only fast-paced and incredibly bloody action but also quite extensive plot as well as a number of horror elements. The game also features high-quality graphics.

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MTX: Mototrax
MTX: Mototrax

Racing 02 March 2004

MTX: Mototrax is a virtual, arcade simulation of motocross races. The game has numerous licenses and allows you to sit behind the wheel of Honda, Kawasaki and other motorcycles.

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MX vs. ATV Unleashed
MX vs. ATV Unleashed

Racing 22 March 2005

MX vs. ATV Unleashed is generally speaking a mixture of previous Rainbow Studios productions, putting at our disposal the well-known MX Unleashed crossbikes, I also quads from ATV Offroad Fury.

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FlatOut 2
FlatOut 2

Racing 30 June 2006

FlatOut 2 brings a continuation to a "brutal" racing game developed by Bugbear Entertainment. The original game combined regular racing competition with unlimited destruction - both cars and environmental objects could be damaged and / or destroyed. In FlatOut 2, the creators focused on extending the scope of mayhem the player witnesses, thus the only real challenge the player can encounter in this game constitutes of making it to the finish line in one piece. What's more, the crashes and car damage are visually even more impressive than in the original FlatOut, thanks to the improved graphics and an upgraded engine behind the in-game physics. The game offers 16 fully customizable cars, as well as 8 drivers differing in driving style and attitude towards opponents. FlatOut 2 brings both single player and multiplayer experience, for up to 8 players in the latter case. Additionally, Destruction Derbies were also included, similar to the original game. In Rag Doll events the player will "ski jump" or drive through fiery rings for example.

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon

Action 12 November 2002

Another tactical action game promoted by Tom Clancy's name. This time its heroes are members of the elite unit of soldiers "The Ghosts", who can be found everywhere where there is armed conflict.

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Burnout Revenge
Burnout Revenge

Racing 13 September 2005

The fourth installment in the bestselling series of arcade racing games, the main selling point of which is causing spectacular traffic collisions. Developed by Criterion Games, Burnout Revenge contains the essence of all the previous installments. The game offers an extensive single player campaign, World Tour, which includes locations based on real-life cities (for example, Detroit, Tokyo, and Rome), a split-screen mode, and a network multiplayer mode. The proven solutions of the game’s predecessors were enriched by previously unavailable game modes and an improved driving model, which perfectly captures the feeling of speed. The list of novelties is complemented by a new, even more spectacular damage model and an improved graphical layer, powered by the engine borrowed from the Grand Theft Auto series. Additionally, Xbox 360 version offers even more spiced-up visuals with increased resolution, and a dedicated network mode.

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Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War
Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War

Action 27 May 2003

A first-person shooter belonging to one of the most popular game franchises ever created. The player witnesses an alternative course of the Second World War, in which Hitler struggles to create an army of undead super soldiers. The player is put in the shoes of B.J. Blazkowicz - an American commando, whose task is to eliminate the source of the threat located in the titular Castle Wolfenstein. Similar to PlayStation 2, the Xbox console received its own edition of Return to Castle Wolfenstein, which has been enriched with an additional assignment that takes place in Africa - it is the prologue that familiarizes the player with the events that took place before the protagonist got captured by the Nazis. In terms of the mechanics, the game is a robust shooter featuring stealth and action elements. Blazkowicz is able to perfectly handle various firearms used during the World War II as well as futuristic weapons. The protagonist encounters various enemies; among them, one can find regular enemy soldiers, mutants, skeletons or zombies for instance. The multiplayer mode for up to 16 players gathered via Xbox Live is an additional feature the game comes with.

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Midnight Club II
Midnight Club II

Racing 03 June 2003

Another part of the exciting street races coming from Rockstar Games. The best drivers meet every night in the streets of three giant metropolises - Los Angeles, Paris and Tokyo - to wade through the streets of the sleeping city at high speeds.

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