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The 30 Xbox Live Arcade games you need to own

Postby 5olid5nake » 11 Apr 2013, 17:04

Umm... No BattleBlock Theater, Mark of the Ninja, Terraria. I know they're newer games but come on, they're all AWESOME! O_o
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Re: The 30 Xbox Live Arcade games you need to own

Postby StonecoldMC » 11 Apr 2013, 17:29

Good list, although some glaring omissions, for me anyway.
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Re: The 30 Xbox Live Arcade games you need to own

Postby richomack360 » 11 Apr 2013, 17:29

Perfect Dark - do not download this, it is missing the original control scheme ! Utterly unplayable for me !

Good list thought - Fusion: Genesis is pretty good too
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Re: The 30 Xbox Live Arcade games you need to own

Postby theideal » 11 Apr 2013, 17:30

Braid.
3rd Strike.
Mark of the Ninja.
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Re: The 30 Xbox Live Arcade games you need to own

Postby Chris Scullion » 11 Apr 2013, 17:32

StonecoldMC wrote:Good list, although some glaring omissions, for me anyway.

There'll definitely be omissions for everyone - there are well more than 30 great games on the service. These are just our choices :)
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Re: The 30 Xbox Live Arcade games you need to own

Postby TheMopFromMars » 11 Apr 2013, 17:59

No Braid or Marble Blast :(
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Re: The 30 Xbox Live Arcade games you need to own

Postby Audest_Oggust » 11 Apr 2013, 18:02

Where is Braid and Terraria? Easily two of the best games to ever be on XBLA, and they were omitted? Terraria's pretty new, so I can sort of understand that, but Braid?
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Re: The 30 Xbox Live Arcade games you need to own

Postby El Mag » 11 Apr 2013, 18:23

I've only got the poxy original 20gb hdd with a massive 2gb of free space so I don't download much but the few I have are bloody good. Well, apart from Hexic HD

The games I've got on now are Mark of the Ninja, Perfect Dark and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1989 Arcade.

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Re: The 30 Xbox Live Arcade games you need to own

Postby MrPirtniw » 11 Apr 2013, 18:29

^ Yup- got that too!

Got almost all of them- plus a sh!t load more. You didn't look at my post in one of the DarkStalkers thread did you CVG? :wink:
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Re: The 30 Xbox Live Arcade games you need to own

Postby KK-Headcharge78 » 11 Apr 2013, 19:23

Agree with many of those, Deadlight is missing imo but then then its a small list of going on 600, also that side scroller shooter made by Epic whose name I forget...
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Re: The 30 Xbox Live Arcade games you need to own

Postby KesMonkey » 11 Apr 2013, 19:31

Mark of the Ninja.
Seriously.
No, really seriously.
Mark of the Ninja is a top 5 title. Outside the top 30 is absolutely batshit insane.
Omitting MotN from a list of 30 Xbox Live Arcade games you need to own is like writing an article on the evolution of platform games and not mentioning Mario once.
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Re: The 30 Xbox Live Arcade games you need to own

Postby toaplan » 11 Apr 2013, 19:35

Too bad the Rare remakes, Rez HD, Geometry Wars 2 and Sensi HD aren't available on other systems. I'll probably have to buy a X360 at some point to get those games, especially if NextBox isn't backwards compatible.

Many of the other amazing games on that list are on PSN as well. Out of the games on the list, NBA Jam on Fire, Ikaruga, Castlevania: SoTN and Revenge of Shinobi are some of my all-time favourite games. My next picks would be Nights HD, SF2 HD Remix, Megaman 9&10, Pacman DX and the Streets of Rage rereleases.
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Re: The 30 Xbox Live Arcade games you need to own

Postby roland82 » 11 Apr 2013, 19:48

Ive got about 9 of those games. Probably need a few more.

Most played geometry wars 2.
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Re: The 30 Xbox Live Arcade games you need to own

Postby TheLastDodo » 11 Apr 2013, 21:15

StonecoldMC wrote:Good list, although some glaring omissions, for me anyway.


Buy BattleBlock Theater already, you slag!!!

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Re: The 30 Xbox Live Arcade games you need to own

Postby CrispyLog » 11 Apr 2013, 23:21

richomack360 wrote:Good list thought - Fusion: Genesis is pretty good too


I enjoyed that game, shame no one bought it. It was cool how you'd be fighting a battle, losing and then another player would just turn up saving you, only happened a couple of times out of the blue but were unexpectedly awesome. Great ideas and a lot of content, wish it had done a lot better just to encourage the devs to kick it up a notch.

No Peggle, Fez or Braid? What!? I'd also put in Terraria, Dust: An Elysian Tail, Toy Soldiers, Bastion, From Dust, Spelunky, Battlefield 1943, Splosion Man.... God there's just so many isn't there!
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