Which Xbox live arcade title should I buy today?

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  1. xboxinoz
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    xboxinoz Advanced Member

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    I have a burning desire to buy a game on Xbox Live Arcade... which of these gives me best value for my points?

    - Bionic Commando Rearmed (800)
    - Duke Nukem 3D (800)
    - Perfect Dark (800)
    - Braid (1200)

    I'm picking these as the 4 that I'm interested in buying at the moment... I already have quite a few others before anybody says I should try Trials HD, Castle Crashers, Shadow Complex, etc hence why they're not in the list but feel free to recommend something else if you want too.

    So... where to burn my points people?
     
  2. JohnLoco

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    Get Puzzle Quest: Warlords.
    Best Arcade there is, cheap too
     
  3. Jotokun

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    You absolutely MUST get Perfect dark. It was THE best shooter on the n64(More so than goldeneye, IMO) and despite its age I still think it holds up quite well today.
     
  4. Gnargle

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    BRAID BRAID BRAID BRAID BRAID BRAID BRAID
    It is one of the best puzzle games I have ever played.
     
  5. Finishoff

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    Perfect Dark or Castlecrashers has the most re-playability.
     
  6. Elritha

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    Perfect Dark or Braid.

    Braid has some nice puzzles, and the ability to manipulate time to solve them is an interesting feature.

    Perfect Dark for nostalgic reasons.
     
  7. johncenafan427

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    soul calibur!
     
  8. Guild McCommunist

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    Perfect Dark is the top choice.

    Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is also worth the purchase. It's a great game all around and even if you can just play it elsewhere, having it on the big screen is awesome.
     
  9. jsjar

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    i would get Perfect Dark
     
  10. Devin

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    The Nexus
    Cough*

    Splosion Man, or I MAD3 A GAME WIT ZOMBIEZ INIT!!!!11
    (800 Points) (80 Points)
     
  11. wrettcaughn

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    i probably beat SOTN 50 times on playstation. still had to get it on xbox live though [​IMG]
     
  12. IgiveUgas

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    edit: So I'd say Perfect Dark. [​IMG]
     
  13. FAST6191

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    What IgiveUgas said although to add to duke3d- it has been ported 10 times over on PC with mods and everything to go with it- first real result to my search was http://www.eduke32.com/

    Perfect dark has awesome local multiplayer though- with quite literally everything else available to play my friend and I still killed the afternoon playing some co-op and local multiplayer.
     
  14. dsrules

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    All Arcade games have Trial versions..Download the Trial version and play it a bit and see which one(s) you like, then buy (unlock) them as Full Version. That way, you won't be disappointed on getting a game that doesn't meets your expectations.