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1 year ago#1
After GTA V, have there been any good open-world or sandbox style games released on the 360?
1 year ago#2
cant get more sandbox than minecraft.
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1 year ago#3
darkhare posted...
cant get more sandbox than minecraft.


After GTA V
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1 year ago#4
Since the limitation of "after GTA-5" is listed the only one that really qualifies is Watch Dogs.

Before GTA-5 there's a lot of free roam games on the 360.
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1 year ago#5
NaughtyOctopus posted...
darkhare posted...
cant get more sandbox than minecraft.


After GTA V


edit: my bad i mis-understood your comment, nothing relevant to add.
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1 year ago#6
AC4
Watchdogs
Batman: Arkham Origins
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1 year ago#7
^The problem is that there isn't a single name, classification, or genre that includes all open-world, free-roam, sandbox, and those types of games - into one group. I haven't been in the loop for a while and I just want a large new world to goof off in.

^^Thanks. I didn't know Watch Dogs was out already. I think I'll either try Watch Dogs or Saints Row 4. Those are the only 2 open-world/sandbox style games that I haven't played yet, that I know of.
1 year ago#8
Probably wasn't released after gta 5 but I forget, Hitman HD collection.
1 year ago#9
VividAxis posted...
^The problem is that there isn't a single name, classification, or genre that includes all open-world, free-roam, sandbox, and those types of games - into one group.


Well open world and free roam are kinda the same thing. Sandbox has more of a distinct classification but it can vary.

Some require Sandbox to be something like Minecraft, where you're dumped in the world and told to get on with it using your own imagination, crafting the world around you. Some require only that the open world be changable in some way, either by destroying stuff or building. Some don't require that so much, but want the freedom to just do whatever, like for example Just Cause 2.

I'd say JC2 was sandbox whereas Skyrim for example would be open world. It depends where the focus is, I think. If it's on just going where you like and doing whatever, however and whenever then I'd say it was a sandbox. But if the focus is on objective fulfillment, narrative, story or questing that kinda thing, I'd say it was open world.
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1 year ago#10
There's a new Magic The Gathering game.
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