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TA Top Five: Party Games

  • FoBoFoBo369,654
    Posted on 07 June 15 at 19:56
    Har Miggido said:Hope I never join a party with the writer of this article. Black ops 1/2 or any recent fifa game for me.How is either of these a party game. I may be wrong, but can't you only have 2 local players...?
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    Posted on 07 June 15 at 20:00, Edited on 07 June 15 at 20:03 by
    FoBoRawR said:Har Miggido said:Hope I never join a party with the writer of this article. Black ops 1/2 or any recent fifa game for me.How is either of these a party game. I may be wrong, but can't you only have 2 local players...?You are wrong in the sense that A party may consist of 2 minimum.

    In other words, any party enabled game qualifies right?
  • spacedvest2spacedvest2784,016
    Posted on 07 June 15 at 20:02
    I would have mentioned the Kinect Sports games, especially the first one.
  • Posted on 07 June 15 at 20:10
    Har Miggido said:FoBoRawR said:Har Miggido said:Hope I never join a party with the writer of this article. Black ops 1/2 or any recent fifa game for me.How is either of these a party game. I may be wrong, but can't you only have 2 local players...?You are wrong in the sense that A party may consist of 2 minimum.

    In other words, any party enabled game qualifies right?
    I'm not sure what you mean. A "party game" is a game designed for a bunch of friends to play together locally that's easy for anyone to pick up and play. So yes, games with maximum of 2 player local multiplayer would not be part of any party game lists.
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  • Its Uncle KevIts Uncle Kev1,757,762
    Posted on 07 June 15 at 20:17
    I don't mind the list as much except fruit ninja. Only one person can play at a time. I can't see that as a party game at all. I mean you can take turns but if you say that then every game is a party game by that means.

    Also I preferred Guitar Hero over Rock band but then again I hated them both with a fiery passion. laugh
  • Posted on 07 June 15 at 20:19, Edited on 07 June 15 at 20:19 by DeadlyName0
    Rockband for a party game?! Hell no!

    The best party game/app for me was Karaoke, you had almost every song from whatever genre you wanted and you could sing it, I mean come on! You can't get more party than that!
  • HurballHurball458,979
    Posted on 07 June 15 at 21:15, Edited on 07 June 15 at 21:16 by Hurball
    FoBoRawR said:Har Miggido said:Hope I never join a party with the writer of this article. Black ops 1/2 or any recent fifa game for me.How is either of these a party game. I may be wrong, but can't you only have 2 local players...?Fifa can be 4 local players, and it can also have tournaments and cups created on it. Its our "go to" game for any gathering really. CoD, on the other hand, is hardly a party game.

    Happy to see Castle Crashers get a mention in the article though, it's one of those games that seems to have been forgotten about, despite being great fun. One of the best Arcade releases IMO.
  • DeviSlatorDeviSlator463,994
    Posted on 07 June 15 at 22:26
    Fusion Frenzy! Although that was original xbox and the second one was terrible
  • MugenKairoMugenKairo262,156
    Posted on 07 June 15 at 22:43
    SlavenBOSS said:Battleblock?+1!

    In both coop and MP I had a lot of fun with BBT, more so than Castle Crashers. The coop campaign with narration was a lot of fun and I'm glad they had achievements tied to the insane mode.
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  • Erik SeidelErik Seidel209,228
    Posted on 07 June 15 at 22:56
    'Splosion Man was awesone in 4 player coop!

    Other than that I think Xbox systems lack good party games. At least when it comes down to games that have achievements.

    Xbox Live Indie has some enjoyable ones though. Zatacka for example. Also the Impossible Game and Techno Kitten Adventure, although those games are single player only.
  • Gunstar RedGunstar Red1,573,215
    Posted on 07 June 15 at 23:51
    If you're talking a party with people who rarely or never play games, Just Dance is flat out number one. Even people over 50 at some parties get up and play. Everyone always seems too intimidated by Rock Band and just watch.

    Nothing beats Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Mario Kart 8 for the ultimate party games though. People don't want to leave and just play all night.
  • MrGompersMrGompers815,765
    Posted on 08 June 15 at 01:24
    No mention of Twister ? Great fun with the ladies.
  • Posted on 08 June 15 at 02:23
    Not a Top 5 I'm particularly interested in, just came for the Hydro Thunder post. toast
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  • Posted on 08 June 15 at 05:10
    DeadlyName0 said:Rockband for a party game?! Hell no!

    The best party game/app for me was Karaoke, you had almost every song from whatever genre you wanted and you could sing it, I mean come on! You can't get more party than that!
    laugh Rock Band not a party game? You must be crazy.

    Also, Karaoke wasn't that good.
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  • Lt DavoLt Davo214,772
    Posted on 08 June 15 at 05:15
    1vs100 was short-lived, but it was a great party game. For those who missed it, it was a trivia game show, complete with prizes (free games, MS points, etc.). It was just like a TV game show except you played it on your Xbox. For a while, I thought it was going to be the next big thing in entertainment. Maybe they drove it into the ground by going from 2x a week to 2x an hour, I don't think there's been anything like it since.
  • The MascalThe Mascal1,873,205
    Posted on 08 June 15 at 06:18
    On FNK: "they're", not their!!!

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  • Posted on 08 June 15 at 06:29
    No Bomberman Live?
  • Apocalypse KaneApocalypse Kane1,392,474
    Posted on 08 June 15 at 07:04
    Great list, I agree with the choice for the #1 clap
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  • Posted on 08 June 15 at 07:27
    How about Worms 2: Armageddon? Four players, only needs one controller and a great game!
  • pezza888pezza888142,701
    Posted on 08 June 15 at 08:17
    Fusion Frenzy 2 because you can laugh at it.
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