The Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA) is a marketplace for smaller games than the Xbox Live Marketplace. There are games from both large companies and independent developers, and most games cost around $5-20.

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Is the Xbox One backward compatible with Xbox 360 Arcade titles?

I have a few arcade titles for the Xbox 360 (Walking Dead 1 & 2 and Wolf Among Us) and am wondering about the compatibility of these titles on the Xbox One. Will I still have access to them, or ...
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Can I add a Handicap to a particular player?

I recently purchased Bomberman Battlefest from the Xbox Live Arcade. I've been playing Bomberman games for years, ( from when it used to be called Dynablaster!) so I've gotten quite good at it. Is ...
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Will a downloaded Xbox Live Arcade game use saves from the same disc game?

I have the PopCap Hits 2 collection on Xbox 360, but the Xbox sounds like a vacuum cleaner reading that very disc (it's silent with all my other games). I play Plants vs Zombies a lot, and I'm ...
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Which XBLA games have I purchased?

My old xbox has passed on, but I don't have a list of all the XBLA games that I purchased. Is it possible to find such a list somewhere?
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Do Xbox Live Indie games not have achievements?

I was getting started on an Xbox Live Arcade Indie Game (Penny Arcade's On the Rain-slick Precipice of Darkness Episode 3), and I went to check out the Achievements. But I couldn't find Achievements ...
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What's the difference between downloadable games on XBLA and PSN?

I've recently found myself in possession of both an Xbox 360 and PS3, and in addition to having to having to choose between the platforms for normal console releases (How do I choose between the ...
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How do I chain vert and street tricks in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1/2/HD?

I've never really played the first two "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater" games - I've only began to obsessively play it from the third game onward, but Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD brought me back to the first ...
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What time are XBLA games released?

EST/PST? Are they released at the same official time each Wednesday, or does it vary? If it does, what time are they generally released? Looking for a definitive source.
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Is there any way to access delisted Xbox Live Arcade games?

I am a big fan of Joust and Paperboy and found out there were Xbox Live Arcade versions of these games. However, I found out that the games have been delisted from the Xbox Marketplace. I was ...
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why does part of the Captain America table in Pinball FX2 seem 'sticky' all the time?

I recently bought the Captain America table for Pinball FX2. There's an area in the upper right that seems to slow the ball way down all the time-- it's where one of the Adhesive X spills is, but the ...
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What weapons exist for Yuki in The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile

I was looking for the various weapons and weapon upgrades for Yuki in The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile. I don't need the locations, just a list. There should only be a small number of weapons and ...
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Does Outland on the Xbox 360 autosave before boss fights?

Like the question says: does the game autosave before boss fights? I don't want to fight it now, so i wonder if i can turn the console off and return later.
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Why can't I play the Xbox Live Arcade games I've bought without an internet connection?

A long time ago, I bought a few games from Xbox Live Arcade (Toy Soldiers and Greed Corporation). We haven't set up our internet connection yet since we moved, but I can still play them unlocked. The ...
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Some questions regarding Xbox Live Service

I recently bought Xbox 360 with Kinect in US and brought it to India and I haven't yet created a Xbox Live account. I have some questions regarding how Xbox Live will work with regards to the ...
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Getting US Xbox Live games in europe

I am desperately trying to find Flotilla on XBLA Europe. I had a look in all games under "F", and I looked for it with the search option but without any success. Any idea how I could get it anyway? Is ...
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Does Sonic & Knuckles provide the “lock-on” tech on current gen consoles?

As some no doubt remember, Sonic & Knuckles provided back when it was released "lock on technology" which allowed it to connect to Sonic 2 and Sonic 3. Is this accounted for in the current ...
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How do you get past level 72 of Bubble Bobble Neo

I've had a little trouble at the beginning of level 72 in Bubble Bobble Neo for XBLA. I can't seem to get out of the initial position I am in. I found a video of someone doing it on the original ...
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Price reductions on Xbox Live Arcade games

Do Xbox Live Arcade games ever reduce in price, if they are older or during special sale events? I know Gold members get a deal-of-the-week but am unaware of anything beyond that.
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Why does Braid forget that I bought the full version?

I bought Braid for the Xbox 360 arcade about a year ago. I wanted to play it again, but when I selected it from the game library and launched, the game thinks it's in trial mode. How do I get Braid ...
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Removed XBLA games

What games are no longer available in XBLA? Why have they been removed, and are they still available in some regions?