Recommend me some XBLA games!

#1 Posted by SathingtonWaltz (2053 posts) -

I'm thinking about buying an Xbox 360 soon and just wanted to know what all the best Arcade titles are. What are your favorites and personal must-haves for the platform?

#2 Edited by mrfluke (5340 posts) -
#3 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5818 posts) -

Super Meat Boy is one of the best 2d platformers ever. Definitely a must-buy if you like that kind of thing.

#4 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4701 posts) -

Super Meat Boy and Braid are the cream of the crop. Fez and Dishwasher: Vampire Smiles are well worth it too.

#5 Posted by Pudge (922 posts) -

Since I know everyone else will cover all the crazy good ones, I'll suggest Poker Smash. Really fun hidden gem if you like puzzle games.

#6 Edited by Oscar__Explosion (2402 posts) -

Mark of the Ninja

#7 Posted by ez123 (1994 posts) -

Shadow Complex, Geo Wars 2, Peggle, Hydro Thunder and Ms Splosion Man.

#8 Posted by SathingtonWaltz (2053 posts) -

What are some titles with solid co-op / local multiplayer modes?

#9 Edited by kortex (435 posts) -
#10 Edited by Morbid_Coffee (955 posts) -

For the nth time every time this type of thread pops up:

1) Pacman CE DX

1) Pacman CE DX

1) Pacman CE DX

....and if you like that game you should also check out Pacman CE DX.

#11 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5138 posts) -

What are some titles with solid co-op / local multiplayer modes?

Castle Crashers and N+ both have great co-op modes.

#12 Posted by Phatmac (5726 posts) -

Dust: An Elysian Tale, Spelunky, Bastion, Trials Evolution, Bionic Commando, Costume Quest.

#13 Posted by musclerider (594 posts) -

@phatmac said:

Dust: An Elysian Tale, Spelunky, Bastion, Trials Evolution, Bionic Commando, Costume Quest.

Dust is half price right now so no better time to pick it up.

#14 Posted by takayamasama (440 posts) -

My vote would go to Castle Crashers, Super Meat Boy, or Spelunky. I have put sooooo much time into each of those games.

#15 Edited by DarthOrange (3892 posts) -

A game that most people overlook is Deadlight. I thought it was neat for what it was despite it's various flaws. Also Trials Evolution.

#16 Posted by SploogeStain (41 posts) -

Super Meat Boy is possibly my favourite game for 360 nevermind XBLA. Just try not to break too many controllers.

#17 Edited by MedalOfMode (294 posts) -

Must Have: Splosion Man

#18 Posted by kaos_cracker (701 posts) -

Most have been said, but Battlefield 1943 if people are still playing, FarCry 3 Blood Dragon, and Braid.

#19 Posted by Seppli (10250 posts) -

Got Bastion and Mark of the Ninja with some left-over Microsoft bucks recently. I highly recommend both. Just finished up Mark of the Ninja earlier tonight, and damn that's a shit-ton of fine game for 600 MSP.

#20 Posted by Xtrememuffinman (958 posts) -

...Why was this thread resurrected?

#21 Edited by skuski (65 posts) -

1. Shadow Complex

2. Limbo

3. Fez

4. Pac Man Championship DX

5. Bastion

6. Geometry Wars

#22 Posted by Lind_L_Taylor (3966 posts) -

Hexic.

#23 Posted by Green_Incarnate (1791 posts) -

Braid son.

#24 Posted by big_jon (5782 posts) -

Banjo-Kazooie is my favourite.

The maw is a good one that is lesser known.

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