Xbox live arcade games to get

#1 Posted by deepfry55 (15 posts) -

I want to experience everything Xbox live arcade has to offer and get some games to get from top hits to some of the hidden gems

I pick up limbo, penny arcade 1-4, undertow, bastion and castle crashers. I also plan to pick up braid and brother a two tales.

Any other recommendation would be greatly appreciated :)

#2 Posted by HellBound (1086 posts) -

When I really think about it, there are really few arcade games that are worth getting.

#3 Edited by MB (12255 posts) -

Shadow Complex, Super Meat Boy, Trials Evolution come to mind.

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#4 Edited by ILikePopCans (749 posts) -

Dust: An Elysian Tail

#5 Posted by csl316 (8421 posts) -

The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile and Mark of the Ninja are awesome. And all of the above.

#6 Posted by pyromagnestir (4291 posts) -

Orcs Must Die, Rock of Ages, Might and Magic Clash of Heroes, Risk Factions, Trine 2, Fez, N+, Spelunky, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, and Puzzle Quest are all games worth checking out.

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#7 Posted by xaLieNxGrEyx (2605 posts) -

What everyone else said

#8 Posted by BIGJEFFREY (4918 posts) -

Minecraft - I think it's a pretty great port, suck in a ton of time into it. Play it with friends. / Geometry Wars - $5 of Fun / State of Decay

#9 Posted by planetfunksquad (416 posts) -

MARK OF THE NINJA

#10 Edited by Icemael (6316 posts) -

Hard Corps: Uprising is fantastic. Mega Man 9, Omega Five and Shadow Complex are also good.

#11 Edited by MetalBaofu (1373 posts) -
#12 Posted by csl316 (8421 posts) -

@icemael said:

Hard Corps: Uprising is fantastic.

Agreed, I know some people hated on it but I had a hell of a time with it.

#13 Edited by StudsMcKewl (68 posts) -

Super Meat Boy and Spelunky, but only if you hate yourself as a human being.

#14 Edited by UitDeToekomst (708 posts) -

Besides what has already been mentioned (Dust: An Elysian Tail is one I specifically second the recommendation of) i might recommend the two Kefling games, A Kingdom for Keflings and A World of Keflings. They are kind of neat time-waster type games. Fun to play with a few drinks and some time to kill, in my opinion.

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