How Do I Get It?
The Xbox Live Arcade disc is included with the Xbox Live Starter Kit and in many Xbox games. For a limited time in North America, the Xbox Live Arcade disc will also include a free copy of the arcade classic Ms. Pac-Man.
What is Xbox Live Arcade?
Xbox Live® Arcade is a new service offered exclusively to Xbox Live members. It brings broad-appeal and classic games directly to your Xbox®!
How does it work?
If you're an Xbox Live member, simply put the Xbox Live Arcade disc into your Xbox console to access a menu of downloadable Xbox Live Arcade games. Try out game demos or download the full versions of games for a small fee (billed directly to your Xbox Live account).
Breakneck-paced single-player intergalactic warfare against swarms of insectoid aliens. Capture power-ups to boost your shields and upgrade your weapons over 119 levels of rocket-fueled action. Xbox Live aware for updated score boards.
Ever feel like the walls are closing in? Do something about it - grab bricks with your ship’s magnet, or just blast-on through in this space-based puzzle game. Single player, Xbox Live aware.
Classic pool game that’s sure to get you hooked. Get match fit with the Cueball Path option, then release the hustler in you with nine different game styles to challenge up to two opponents on Xbox Live.
Three mine-sweeping games in one offers over a trillion (that’s a thousand billion!) unique gem patterns. Pile the pressure on with round after round of tense single-player elimination matches. Xbox Live aware.
Not the kind of puzzle your granny’s used to. Pick the blocks up, throw them and eliminate up to three opponents on Xbox Live in this chaotic and truly unique multiplayer puzzle game.
Single player side-scrolling space warfare against fleets of enemy ships, with massive firepower and action to match. Weapon power ups and fresh graphics deliver classic arcade action. You’ll be blown away. Xbox Live aware.
The desktop classic comes of age with over 100 variants including Klondike, Spider, FreeCell and Pyramid. Compete for high scores on the online leader boards. Single player and Xbox Live aware.
Slug it out alone or with a mate to rid the world of mutants bent on the destruction of the human race. Surreal, high definition graphics and fast-paced gameplay over 89 stages and 8 difficulty levels. Xbox Live aware.
Super collapse II
Stop the colored blocks from floating up to the top of the screen by clicking groups of three or more of the same color. Sounds simple - until you try. Strangely compelling. Single player, Xbox Live aware.
On the Frenzy Coast, the rules are simple: eat anything that’s smaller than you, and swim clear of everything else. The more you eat, the bigger you get – it’s up to you to become the biggest fish in the sea.
This is no ordinary game of marbles. Roll your way to the top of the Leader Boards through cartoon landscapes - dodging the hazards and collecting treasure. Power-ups boost your speed, jumping ability and flight power. Game on.
Your planet system is being invaded by cyborgs – only you can save it. Explore different planets to fight enemy fire and eradicate robots before they reach your ship. Then turn the tables and use the aliens’ weapons against them.
Dino & Aliens
Help Dino defeat the fork-wielding Shorty, hard-hitting Bouncer and other extra-terrestrial nasties. With bouncing bombs and a turn-yourself-invisible magic hat at your disposal, there are no excuses. Energy flagging? Replenish your stocks by tucking into some fruit along the way.
Having escaped from the Alien Mind Control, you have to think your way to defeating the bad guys who want you back. Beat them and it’s then up to you to rescue your allies. Go single-player style, or get online and outwit real live brains.
Hop in the hamsterball and get rollin'! Guide your furry friend through a course filled with pipes, ramps, bridges, and all manner of obstacles. Don't roll off a ledge or you'll lose precious time. Challenge multiple players on a single console. Xbox Live aware for up-to-date scoreboards.
Fire your orb around the 3-D environments to hit the targets and pick up the most points. Grab power-ups, like Money Shot and Curse of the Goober, to boost your score or slow opponents. Compete against up to six players online or play against Botz. Xbox Live and voice enabled.
Hearken back to the golden age of arcade gaming with Ms. Pac-Man. It’s all here for you remember—from ghosts and power pellets to warp tunnels, bouncing fruit, and multiple mazes!
Itching to get your hands on yesterday’s hottest arcade hits? Well, look no further! Namco transports you back to the good old days, when arcade gaming was king, with Dig Dug, Galaga, and Pole Position. No tokens needed …
Feed the bookworm! Link letters to form words, the longer the better. Score big points by using difficult letters and linking colored tiles. Watch out for the burning tiles or your library will be reduced to ashes in no time!
Pipeline pits you against the clock in a race to build increasingly elaborate pipelines.Take advantage of a huge assortment of special objects including sprinklers, fire hydrants, locked grates, keys, and much more.
Mount thy noble ostrich and ride forth into battle in the classic arcade game Joust™. Defeat enemy knights and capture the resulting eggs before they hatch or you're in for an even bigger fight with stronger foes!
The classic arcade roleplaying game returns! Your party of four—a wizard, elf, valkyrie, and warrior—travels dark mazes, destroying evil beasts and claiming wondrous treasures. Collect food and potions to further your journey.
The machines have revolted against their human masters! Fight back wave after wave of invading androids. Can you withstand the robotic invasion and save Mommy, Daddy, and Mikey … before it's too late?
Experience the game show that dares to ask "How far would you go for a brand-new toaster?" The audience cheers as you risk life and limb in room after carnage-filled room. So much could be yours—if you live!