Xbox Live Arcade - recommended games?

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  1. Jari K

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    I´m fairly new to "Xbox Live Arcade", but there´s a big selection of games. What do you guys recommend? I have now mainly some older classics like "Worms", "Dig Dug" and "Doom"...

    E.g. "Braid" and "Castle Crashers" looks interesting.
     
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    Bankshot Billiards
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    Couple of the guys I play with recommend Braid
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    Castle Crashers is an excellent game, and my girlfriend can't get enough of Tee It Up! golf.
     
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    Sort of depends on what you like to do. I'm quite aged and like old arcade-style stuff, so I spend a lot of time playing Geometry Wars and Pac-Man CE. Also, the Pinball game is fun. (The regular arcade emulations with the souped-up graphics, I don't like as well).

    I also enjoy Catan and Carcassonne a lot.

    Braid, especially, seems to have people's interest across the board, but I think the strength of XBLA right now is in having a few good games for a lot of different tastes. And of course, there's a demo of everything. My suggestion is to demo everything that looks intersting to you, and you'll find some gems.
     
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    I trying the Braid demo. First impression: very cool. Second impression: very difficult. Is this a deceptively hard game, or am I doing it wrong (or just too old for video games [​IMG])?
     
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    No one is too old for video games.[​IMG]
    I recommend Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. Of course with myself being a huge fan of the Castlevania series ever since the NES 8-bit days, may as well.
    Also have: TRON, TMNT 1989 Arcade, Aegis Wing (free) and a few others.
    Of course I have alot of the demos for alot of them on my 360 HDD.
     

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