What are the best Xbox One Arcade games?

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    Cuphead is an indie run and gun platformer action video game heavily focused on boss battles and inspired by cartoons of the 1930s. It was developed and published by Studio MDHR for both Windows PC and Xbox One gaming console.


    Windows, Xbox One


    Evelyn Chen
    Written on March 15, 2018
    "Cuphead is a great Xbox One game. The animation is 1930's style and I love the jazz music. It is a very difficult game and I recommend it only if you can handle frustration."
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    #2PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX

    PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX

    PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX is a single-player arcade action video game published by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment. It is available for Windows computers, Xbox One, Android, and iOs devices.


    Android, Windows, iOS, Xbox One


    Nathan Vargas
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "My kids play this all the time. It's a good game for them and it brings back memories for me. It's colorful though so if you don't like flashing lights this game may not be for you. Fast-paced, fun, and you will be playing for hours. "
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    #3Rocket League

    Rocket League

    Rocket League, a sequel to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, is a multiplayer football game that involves cars. Released in 2015, the football racing game was developed and published by Psyonix, Inc.


    PlayStation 4, Windows, Mac, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One


    Ignacio Suárez
    Written on August 17, 2018
    "This is pretty frustrating at the start, but it gets better once you get used to it. I always lost during the beginning against more experienced players, but now it's more fun now that I actually win a few matches!"
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    #4Metal Slug 3

    Metal Slug 3
    Metal Slug 3 is a run and gun video game developed by SNK. The most highly praised title in the series among Metal Slug fans for its refined balance and game volume.


    Windows, Android, iOS, PlayStation 4, Xbox One


    Peter Delgado
    Written on March 9, 2018
    "Metal Slug 3 for Xbox One had single and mulri-player options. Graphics are in 2D with great multi-pixel effects."
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    #5Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition

    Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition
    Ori and the Blind Forest is an adventure Metroidvania video game which won the BAFTA Games Award for Artistic Achievement. Developed by Moon Studios, this game is available to play on Xbox and Windows PC.

    Windows, Xbox One


    Bruce Ward
    Written on March 13, 2018
    "This game reminds me of retro games I played when I was a kid. I really enjoyed the gameplay and the overall challenge."
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    #6Castle Crashers

    Castle Crashers
    Castle Crashers is a 2D side-scrolling co-op brawler video game developed by The Behemoth, which is set in a fictional medieval universe. There is a remastered version of the game for the Xbox One called Castle Crashers Remastered. 

    Windows, Mac, Xbox One, Xbox 360


    Deborah Brewer
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "Castle Crashers has practically spawned its own genre of 2D brawlers, being a unique title that's increased massively in popularity since its release. There are several copy-cat games out there, dozens even, but make no mistake. This is the original."
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    Overcooked is a cooking simulation game by Ghost Town Games and Team 17. Hosting one to four players, they have to prepare meals within a time limit while navigating through stage obstacles.

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch


    Kelly Cunningham
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "Overcooked is a fun xbox arcade game with wonderful graphics that are very realistic. Working with a team you and your fellow chefs must prepare, cook and serve up a variety of orders in a fast and quick way. this game is very entertaining and challenging."
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    #8Trials Fusion

    Trials Fusion
    Trials Fusion is a racing game focused on motorcycle trials. Utilizing physics-based mechanics,players traverse courses using their platforming skills. Players can also share their custom race courses via track editor.

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One


    Michelle Day
    Written on February 27, 2018
    "I dont know about the title of best x-box 1 arcade games, but this racer is stunning and unique, the visuals are just mind blowing and the game play is smooth and fun."
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    #9Sonic Mania

    Sonic Mania

    Sonic Mania is a 2D platform game by Sega. Players can select as Sonic, Tails, or Knuckles, and they have to face the robot army of Dr. Eggman. The game has a retro design with crisp details in HD, combined with high-speed gameplay.


    Nintendo Switch, Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One


    Divya Patil
    Written on March 17, 2018
    "Sonic Mania is the perfect solution to finding an engaging Arcade style gaming experience for your XBox One. There's an all-new 2D Sonic adventure with stunning HD retro-style graphics with multiple playable characters. Enjoy the Sonic of the past experience with exciting new twists on classic zones."
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    RiME is a single-player puzzle adventure game about a young boy shipwrecked on a mysterious island after a torrential storm.

    Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4


    Margaret Weber
    Written on March 7, 2018
    "olution: RiME RiME is a single-player puzzle adventure game about a young boy shipwrecked on a mysterious island after a torrential storm."
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    #11LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 is an action-adventure game by Traveller's Tales and Warner Bros. Players explore the Marvel Universe and take the role of its characters. It can be played on PC and Mac, and on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PS4.


    Windows, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Mac


    Ishan Sen
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "This game was kinda fun. I really liked playing with the various super heroes."
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    #12Killer Instinct

    Killer Instinct
    Killer Instinct is a limited free to play fighting game, the third in the Killer Instinct series that serves as a reboot of the franchise and which retains its traditional combo-based gameplay.

    Windows, Xbox One


    Jose Evans
    Written on March 17, 2018
    "Killer Instinct is a great fighting game that is a real upgrade to the original Killer Instinct released over a decade ago. The combo's are very rewarding and the graphics are very nice. I would suggest this fighting game to anyone that likes combo heavy fighting games. "
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    #13Powerstar Golf

    Powerstar Golf

    Powerstar Golf is an arcade golf video game developed by Zoë Mode and published by Microsoft Studios. With an animated cartoony look style, the game features a variety of character modes and a great variety of characters, accessories and special power shots for hours and hours of fun.


    Xbox One


    George Henderson
    Written on August 17, 2018
    "Golf is normal, time-consuming at best. this game took a boring game and made it fun with its graphics and gameplay for some reason!"
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    #14Rogue Legacy

    Rogue Legacy
    Rogue Legacy is a roguelike metroidvania video game developed and published by Cellar Door Games. Released in 2013, this game can be played on PlayStation 3, 4, and Vita, Windows PC, macOS, Linux, and Xbox One.

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Linux


    Reyansh Sen
    Written on April 4, 2018
    "This is a great game if you like Rogue-likes. I'm not sure if it is the best on xbox but it is fun either way."
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    #15Tricky Towers

    Tricky Towers

    Tricky Towers is a multiplayer physics-based action puzzle tower building game developed and published by WeirdBeard Games. Throw bricks and build a structure before your opponents.


    PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows, Mac


    Ai Dai
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "Tricky Towers is a fun puzzle tower game where you have to build a structure before your opponents. You can topple your opponents' towers and use magic to protect your own."
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    #16Pinball FX 2

    Pinball FX 2

    Pinball FX 2 is a pinball video game developed by Zen Studios and published by Microsoft Studios. FX2 contains advanced ball physics, awesome 3D graphics and emulates original pinball machines of real-life. 


    Xbox One


    Larry Rivera
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "Pinball FX 2 is a fun a realistic pinball game. The main issue is with the micro-transactions. You have to buy additional pinball machines. The game however is of very good quality and the physics happen the way you expect."


Best What are the best Xbox One Arcade games
1CupheadGames 21 Paid
2PAC-MAN Championship Edition DXGames 19 Paid
3Rocket LeagueGames 18 Paid
4Metal Slug 3Games 17 Paid
5Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive EditionGames 16 Paid
6Castle CrashersGames 15 Paid
7OvercookedGames 15 Paid
8Trials FusionGames 13 Paid
9Sonic ManiaGames 12 Paid
10RiMEGames 10 Paid

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