Waste Your Weekend: Geometry Wars Retro Evolved 2 (XBLA)

System: Xbox Live Arcade (Xbox 360), Players: 1-4 (local), ESRB: Everyone, Current price: 800 MSP The first Geometry Wars: Retro…

System: Xbox Live Arcade (Xbox 360), Players: 1-4 (local), ESRB: Everyone, Current price: 800 MSP

The first Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved was at one point the most downloaded game on Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA). It featured a tight, dual-stick control scheme where you moved with the left joystick and shot with the right, trying to take down ever-increasing waves of enemies. The sequel expands dramatically on this formula, keeping the simple dual-stick shooter mechanics while adding five new game modes and local multiplayer.