Games Are Evil writes:
"Xbox Live Arcade has grown somewhat since its humble beginnings in late 2004, when it launched for the original Xbox with a whole six games. Now boasting a catalog of 170 titles made up of original games, remakes and releases, the choice on offer can be overwhelming. Never fear though, as we're here to give you a push in the direction of a few games we have singled out as 'essential'.
And so, without further ado, and in no particular order, here are the XBLA titles we have deemed 'essential.'