Shadow Complex is simply the best game I have played in years.

User Rating: 9.5 | Shadow Complex X360
I downloaded this Xbox Arcade game for 1200 points one day after release, and did not stop playing it until I finished it. The only complaint I have about this game is that is was too short. It feels and plays just like the metroid series 2D games of the past. Even though I beat it in four hours the first time around, I went straight to playing it again on a harder difficulty because I did not get enough. There are so many items to find, and challenges to complete. I wish they made more games like this one, and would recommend it to anyone who wants a good mix of good and new gameplay. Loaded with action and great looking environments, Shadow Complex is a game worth playing more then once. Although there is no multiplayer the game has a online leaderboard to see where you score against other players, and there is plenty of content and abilities to unlock to make the gameplay extend beyond the usual completion time. I intend to play the game a third time to unlock as many of the achievements (which are for the most part) realistic as possible. Shadow Complex does not have a long indepth plot, but that does not mean it lacks substance, it is a full rewarding adventure game.