The first XBLA Summer of Arcade wasn't just hot, it was on fire. With titles like Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2
, Bionic Commando Rearmed
, Galaga Legions
, and Castle Crashers
, I really couldn't imagine it getting much better. In fact, at the time of the first Summer of Arcade, I didn't even have a 360. Sure, I was able to get BC: Rearmed
on the PSN, but the others, and the rest of the exclusives to the XBLA, are what got me interested in the system more than anything else.
If you're on a budget and don't want to spend $70 to get all the Summer of Arcade titles, just to get $10 back sometime this fall, I'd recommend Trials HD
above all the others I've played so far. And, in case you decide to be a big spender, my second place award would probably go to 'Splosion Man