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User Info: KingKilvas

2 years ago#1
I have $40 from gift cards that I got for my birthday, and I'm wondering if there are any major XBLA games that I've missed or should check out. Here are the games I own:

Alan Wake’s American Nightmare
Alien Hominid HD
Battleblock Theater
Beyond Good and Evil HD
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
(Magic and Might) Clash of Heroes
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
Dead Rising 2: Case Zero
Doom II
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon
Galaga Legions DX
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2
Hexic HD
Mark of the Ninja
Marvel vs. Capcom 2
Mega Man 9
Mega Man 10
The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom
NiGHTS: Journey into Dreams
Pac-Man Championship Edition DX
Pac-Man Museum
Perfect Dark
Prince of Persia
Rayman 3 HD
The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition
Shadow Complex
Sonic Adventure
Sonic Adventure 2
Sonic CD
Super Meat Boy
Toy Soldiers: Cold War
The Walking Dead/The Walking Dead: 400 Days
The Wolf Among Us

What do you guys think? Any great games I need to buy?
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User Info: KingKilvas

2 years ago#2
Also I forgot to mention that I also own Plants vs. Zombies, Limbo, Trials HD and 'splosion Man.
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User Info: codman4

1 year ago#3
Nice list of games. I suggest that you add Castle Crashers, Bastion, Puzzle Quest, Bionic Command Rearmed 1 & 2, Hard Corps: Uprising, Zeno Clash 1 & 2, I Am Alive, and Magicians & Looters (metroidvania indie game).

If you're trying to stick with just $40, then definitely go for Castle Crashers, Bastion, and Puzzle Quest first.

User Info: kiljaeden

1 year ago#4
Child of Light and Bloody Checkers.
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User Info: Lum_Yatsura

1 year ago#5
Ikaruga, Gunstar Heroes. Watch out they are challenging.
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User Info: StealthRUSH

1 year ago#6
If you ever want to dive into fighting game genre here are my personal favorites that are worth checking out:

Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix
Street Fighter III Third Strike Online Edition
The King of Fighters 98 Ultimate Match
The King of Fighters 02 Unlimited Match
NeoGeo Battle Coliseum
Darkstalkers Resurrection
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User Info: Nixemo

1 year ago#7
If you enjoyed Banjo-Tooie, check out the original Banjo-Kazooie. I personally enjoy it far more.

If you liked 'Splosion Man, check out its sequel, Ms. 'Splosion Man. I also really enjoyed Twisted Pixel's other efforts, The Maw and Comic Jumper: The Adventures Of Captain Smiley.

Another studio I really liked on the XBLA was Ninjabee. I can personally recommend Cloning Clyde, A Kingdom For Keflings, and A World Of Keflings. I've also heard Band Of Bugs, Outpost Kaloki X and Ancients Of Ooga are quite good as well and always meant to pick them up.

codman4 is spot on with recommending Castle Crashers and Bastion, both are excellent. If you really end up loving Castle Crashers and are hungry for more side scrolling beat 'em up gameplay with RPG elements, I recently played through Sacred Citadel and had a blast with it. The Streets Of Rage collection contains my favourite beat 'em up trilogy of all time, definitely pick it up if you've never played the series. SoR2 has my favourite soundtrack of any video game, it was way ahead of its time.
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User Info: Kolari

1 year ago#8
Hydro Thunder Hurricane
Islands of Wakfu
The King of Fighters 2002 (only released in JP arcade til now)
Vigilante 8+Dlc
Hardcorps Uprising
Castle Crashers
Dungeon Defenders
Dungeons & Dragons Chronicles of Mysteria
Costume Quest 1 (2 wasn't as good)
Darkstalkers Resurrection
Duck Tails
Guardian Heroes
Phantom Breaker Battlegrounds.

All I own are are Great!!
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