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Updated 23/04/09 7.00am BST
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Developer: UberGeekGames
Genre: Classics
Price: 200
Features:
Players 1-2, System Link 2, HDTV 720p, Custom Soundtracks

Online Features:

Online Multiplayer 2

Ratings: Violence: 0/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: March 11, 2009
Description:

Classic tennis, updated with modern features! Single player, Local & Online Multiplayer modes, plus online Scoreboards (for Gold Members) bring this favorite into the 21st century!

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User Approval: 71%
(31 Votes)

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Developer: Sharky NZ
Genre: Racing & Flying
Price: 200
Features:
Players 1-2, Co-op 2, HDTV 1080p

Ratings: Violence: 1/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: January 3, 2009
Description:

Take to the skies in frenetic WWII dogfighting. Fight it out with up to 10 aircraft – friend and foe! Multiple flyable aircraft. Single player & 2 player battles – including cooperative play. [website http://sharky.bluecog.co.nz%5D

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User Approval: 76%
(41 Votes)

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Developer: Novaleaf Software
Genre: Action & Adventure
Price: 800
Features:
Players 1-4, Co-op 2-4, HDTV 1080i

Ratings: Violence: 1/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: January 28, 2009
Description:

Biology Battle is a modern, fast-paced take on the action arcade genre. Fight for topscore in our online challenge, or battle your friends through 12 unique ‘party game’ modes.A HIGHLY RATED GAME! Biology Battle was awarded a MetaCritic score of 74, which even puts it above many XBLA games in quality, fun, and value. Versus, Co-op, and more await you! (v1.9)

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User Approval: 81%
(32 Votes)

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Developer: David Flook
Genre: Other
Price: 400
Features:
Players 1, HDTV 720p, Custom Soundtracks

Ratings: Violence: 0/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: November 17, 2008
Description:

Use wind to guide your bubbles safely to the exit. Journey though the magical canopy of the ‘Great Tree’ collecting ‘Flames’ with help from the Faeries. Experience 70 handcrafted levels and infinite procedurally generated levels for endless variety.

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User Approval: 71%
(21 Votes)

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Developer: Running Pixel
Genre: Classics
Price: 200
Features:
Players 1-2, Co-op 2, HDTV 1080p, Custom Soundtracks

Ratings: Violence: 0/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: March 9, 2009
Description:

A classic bricks breaker under a whole new light.2 Coop modes, 50 levels, a neverending mode, a relaxing Zen mode and a bipolar mode for really hardcore gamers.Ready for the challenge?

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User Approval: 85%
(62 Votes)

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Developer: gambitsg
Genre: Platformer
Price: 400
Features:
Players 1, HDTV 720p

Ratings: Violence: 1/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: December 22, 2008
Description:

CarneyVale: Showtime is a vertical ragdoll platform game. In the game, you play as Slinky, a circus acrobat trying to rise up the ranks by performing acrobatic tricks and death-defying stunts through increasingly complex arenas.

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User Approval: 75%
(20 Votes)

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Developer: Johnny Death
Genre: Action & Adventure
Price: 400
Features:
Players 1-2, Co-op 2, HDTV 720p, Custom Soundtracks

Ratings: Violence: 1/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: April 13, 2009
Description:

There is a collapse at the San Marino Mines! Join the Miner Rescue Team to save the trapped miners before it is too late. Explore 80 dangerous puzzle-filled levels in this addictive 3D adventure.

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User Approval: 76%
(17 Votes)

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Developer: Unarmed
Genre: Card & Board
Price: 400
Features:
Players 1, System Link 2-4, HDTV 720p, Custom Soundtracks

Online Features:

Online Multiplayer 2-4, Co-op 2

Ratings: Violence: 0/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: February 28, 2009
Description:

Enjoy a game of euchre, hearts, oh hell, spades, knockout whist or romanian whist solo or with your friends. It’s a classic card game for up to four players over live or system link. Invite your friends and let them join while you play.Customize your game experience to fit your house rules. 99 unlockable awards. Proper 16:9 and 4:3 support.

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User Approval: 75%
(20 Votes)

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Developer: BogTurtleCarl
Genre: Shooter
Price: 200
Features:
Players 1, HDTV 720p, Custom Soundtracks

Ratings: Violence: 1/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: December 4, 2008
Description:

Galax-e-mail has you delivering e-mails by controlling a squad of spaceships battling its way through galaxies of increasing difficulty. You have powerups, multiple weapons and multiple ship types at your disposal. There will be explosions. There will be fast-paced battles between flocks of fighters. Join the fray and deliver some e-mail!

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User Approval: 75%
(28 Votes)

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Developer: Funkmasonry Industries
Genre: Shooter
Price: 200
Features:
Players 1, HDTV 720p

Ratings: Violence: 0/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: January 9, 2009
Description:

Groov is a frenetic dual-stick shooter that makes you the conductor of an intergalactic jazz fusion orchestra. Every action in Groov has a musical reaction, and with three unique modes, randomized music, and powerups that slow down the song (and your enemies), no two playthroughs are ever alike!

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User Approval: 88%
(49 Votes)

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Developer: Halfbrick
Genre: Racing & Flying
Price: 400
Features:
Players 1, HDTV 720p

Ratings: Violence: 0/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: April 8, 2009
Description:

Blast Off into a universe of gravity slingshots, lost astronauts and bizarre planet systems. Use your rocket ship to rescue astronauts and carry them through the warpgate to safety. But be careful! The ever-present force of gravity can be your best friend AND deadliest foe. The emphasis of Halfbrick Blast Off is predicting the effects of gravity and using very minor corrections as you go.

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User Approval: 79%
(28 Votes)

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Developer: David webb
Genre: Puzzle & Trivia
Price: 200
Features:
Players 1, HDTV 1080p, Custom Soundtracks

Ratings: Violence: 0/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: April 13, 2009
Description:

Hexothermic is a puzzle game that will blow you away! With 4 different game modes, awards and highscores, Hexothermic is fun for all the family! Top Ten Community game 2008 – Gamerbytes.com

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User Approval: 79%
(39 Votes)

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Developer: IshiEiketsu
Genre: Platformer
Price: 200
Features:
Players 1, HDTV 1080p

Ratings: Violence: 1/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: December 26, 2008
Description:

Play as Johnny Platform himself in this retro-styled platformer! Do death-defying double-jumps and solve puzzles in your quest to defeat the evil robot army… and don’t forget to drink plenty of coffee along the way.

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User Approval: 85%
(55 Votes)

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Developer: Robir
Genre: Action & Adventure
Price: 200
Features:
Players 1, HDTV 720p, Custom Soundtracks

Ratings: Violence: 1/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: March 13, 2009
Description:

Dig and expand your mine to find greater treasures from the depths. Build the deepest mine so you can make your fortune in rare gems and metals from the earth below.

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User Approval: 76%
(37 Votes)

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Developer: Murudai
Genre: Action & Adventure
Price: 200
Features:
Players 1, Custom Soundtracks

Ratings: Violence: 0/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: April 1, 2009
Description:

Solar, a space simulation/action game where you play as the sun itself. You can complete a myriad of challenges or simply mess around in an infinite, sandbox universe.

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User Approval: 77%
(43 Votes)

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Developer: MommysBest
Genre: Action & Adventure
Price: 400
Features:
Players 1

Ratings: Violence: 3/3, Sex: 2/3, Mature: 2/3
Last Updated: December 9, 2008
Description:

INSANE ACTION and HUMONGOUS ALIENS tied together by a TWISTED STORY. Branching levels, 4 unique endings, 7 characters each with a Weapon of Choice. Reap revenge with the Vengeance Missile. Cheat death with Deathbrushing! Scale walls with the Spiderpack. Rock out to original, blistering metal guitar tracks. Enough gameplay to rot your teeth! Third Place in Microsoft’s Dream Build Play 2008. v.1.06

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User Approval: 73%
(33 Votes)

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Developer: Fuzzy Bug
Genre: Puzzle & Trivia
Price: 400
Features:
Players 1, HDTV 1080p, Custom Soundtracks

Ratings: Violence: 0/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: December 17, 2008
Description:

This word game is easy to play and maddeningly addictive. Join the blocks to make words of three or more letters. Blocks can be joined horizontally, vertically and diagonally.When a word is made, the blocks used disappear and the blocks above collapse. Every move creates new combinations.

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User Approval: 73%
(15 Votes)

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Developer: xPox
Genre: Shooter
Price: 200
Features:
Players 1

Ratings: Violence: 0/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: January 6, 2009
Description:

Save the world from global terrorists by shooting down incoming missiles that threaten the few remaining cities of your region.

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User Approval: 75%
(36 Votes)

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Developer: FourBrosStudio
Genre: Platformer
Price: 200
Features:
Players 1, HDTV 1080p, Custom Soundtracks

Ratings: Violence: 1/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 1/3
Last Updated: March 21, 2009
Description:

Zoomaroom is a physics based platformer that is sure to test your skills. Compete with your friends to get the best time in 70 built-in rooms. Create & share your own rooms on XBL using the in-game editor. Collect all 350 coins to unlock rooms and fun costumes. Zoom baby zoom!

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User Approval: 76%
(33 Votes)

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Developer: Jamezila
Genre: Platformer
Price: 200
Features:
Players 1, System Link 2-10, HDTV 720p, Custom Soundtracks

Online Features:

Online Multiplayer 2-10

Ratings: Violence: 3/3, Sex: 0/3, Mature: 0/3
Last Updated: March 14, 2009
Description:

ZP2K9 is a super-crazy multiplayer sidescroller. Play Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag and King of the Hill with 13 devastating weapons and 6 grenade types including Akimbo SMGs, the freeze gun, gas grenades, and the enemy-splattering MIRV.

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XBLCG that have had updates recently

The following games have recently had updates, you need to delete your existing version and re-download the game. This will not effect your saved games or leaderboards. Unfortunately we do not have details of what each update consists of, so please leave a comment if you know.

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Pirate Cubes

Developer: Peter Conti
Genre: Fighting
Price: 200
Ratings: Violence: 1/3, Sex: 1/3, Mature: 1/3
Last Updated: April 14, 2009
Description:

Welcome to world of Pirate Cubes. Choose from 10 different characters each with their own unique special move. Simple for all levels of skill yet extremely fun to play, especially against your friends or family. You will love the charm of Pirate Cubes.

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XBLA and XBLCG sales week of 23rd March

Via Major Nelson’s Blog:

Top Arcade Titles (Full Versions purchased)

1    UNO RUSH
2    Peggle
3    Castle Crashers
4    Worms
5    UNO
6    CRYSTAL DEFENDERS
7    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
8    3 on 3 NHL Arcade
9    A Kingdom for Keflings
10    Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3

Top Community Games NEW! (Full Versions purchased)

1    RC-AirSim
2    Solar
3    Rumble Massage
4    Aquarium HD
5    DrumKit
6    ZP2K9
7    Remote Masseuse
8    NextWar: The Quest for Earth
9    Little Racers
10    A Fading Melody

Little Racers coming to Xbox Live soon

Coming soon:

Little Racers, the first game developed by Milkstone Studios for Xbox LIVE Community Games.

 

Little Racers

In LR you can race against other players (up to 4 local players are supported) or against the AI, in one of the more than 15 tracks available. There are more than 40 cars available, divided in 8 classes based on their performance.

The game offers 3 game modes:

  • Quick race lets you race straight away in a random track with random cars.
  • In Custom race you can set which track you want to race on, number of laps, choose your car and AI level, etc.
  • In Championship mode you can take part in a series of races, getting points for your position at the end of each race. The player with the most points at the end of the season will be the champion!

Other game features:

  • Custom soundtrack
  • High quality HD visuals
  • Stunning skidmarks on track
  • Challenging AI
  • Handicap mode to help novice players
  • Track records, divided by car class.
  • Ghost lap recording, useful for training.
  • Full Xbox interface integration