Poker Smash's name might fool you into thinking it's all chips, cards, and bluffing. But this puzzle game will take you by surprise with its sharp gameplay.
Burnout Paradise takes some risks with some of the series' most basic concepts, and the end result pays off surprisingly well.
Professor Layton and the Curious Village is an outstanding mix of charm and logic that's likely to make a pretty deep impression on you.
Smash Bros. Brawl is probably at its best when enjoyed by a group of four friends, but solo players with an eye for Nintendo nostalgia aren't totally left out.
If you're desperate for co-op play, Army of Two will satisfy. But the action is a bit too repetitive to keep you excited for a substantial length of time.
Rocketmen: Axis of Evil's co-op gives it potential, but the game doesn't move fast enough to deliver any lasting excitement.
Even a bundle of technical issues can't stop Bully: Scholarship Edition from letting you have a great time running amok on the Xbox 360
Vegas 2 doesn't make huge changes to what you saw in the previous game, and the story can be hard to follow, but the action is as explosive as ever.
Condemned 2: Bloodshot is the video-game equivalent of blunt-force trauma.
TiQal has its moments, but there are just too many other, better puzzle games on Xbox Live Arcade.