BackboneEmeryville, CaliforniaBackbone Entertainment is an independent video game development company located in Emeryville, California. The company was founded in 2003 after the merger between Digital Eclipse Software and ImaginEngine.Some of Backbone's most popular games on 360-HQ are:
1942: Joint StrikeJuly 23, 2008In a parallel world reminiscent of our own WW II era, pilots take to the skies with stylized aircraft carriers and devastating weaponry. Inspired by the popular eighties arcade series, 1942: Joint Strike combines classic top-down vertical shooting wi..
Altered BeastJun 10, 2009When Zeus, the legendary Greek God, brings you back to life, you set forth on a mission to rescue his daughter Athena from the underworld. Along the way, collect the Spirit Balls dropped by enemies to increase your strength and transform into a varie..
Diner DashNov 18, 2009Diner Dash, the number one PC time-management game has landed onto Xbox LIVE!
Ditch your desk job and serve up some grub! Help Flo™ grow her fledgling diner into a five-star restaurant in this game of skill, speed and savvy...
Ecco the DolphinAug 15, 2007Ecco the Dolphin splashes onto Xbox LIVE Arcade.
Help Ecco the dolphin find his missing friends by exploring his vast ocean world. Use Ecco's unique sonar ability to talk to other sea creatures while exploring the ocean depths.
Golden Axe 1989Jul 11, 2007Golden Axe delivers action-RPG thrills as a small band of Riders embark on an epic adventure to recruit allies, expose the enemy and prevent the annihilation of their breed. Delivering an intense and unique combat experience, players charge into batt..
Gunstar HeroesJun 10, 2009The Gunstar 9 planet was peaceful for many years until the vicious dictator, Colonel Red, kidnapped the Gunstar twins' older brother and used mind control to make him his slave. You'll face many different enemies and bosses as you battle to stop the ..
Marvel vs. Capcom 2Jul 29, 2009Fireballs, ice beams, and lasers fly like crazy in this online match of Marvel vs. Capcom 2...
Midway Arcade OriginsNov 06, 2012 (US)Midway Arcade Origins, being developed by Backbone Entertainment, combines more than 30 golden age arcade classics on one disc for $29.99.
The Midway Arcade Origins collection offers arcade favorites, including Defender, Gauntlet, Jous..
Military Madness: NectarisSep 30, 2009The classic turn-based strategy series Military Madness: Nectaris is exploding onto Xbox LIVE Arcade...
Phantasy Star IIJune 10, 2009Hailed as one of the greatest games of all time by fans and media alike, the role-playing game Phantasy Star II™ features an epic storyline and turn-based battles. Play as Rolf, Nei, Rudo, or several other characters as you navigate through the Algol..
ShinobiJun 10, 2009As the ninja Shinobi (Joe Musashi) you must stop who the criminal organization called "Zeed" who has kidnapped the children of the Oboro clan. Test your ninja skills through five missions of increasing difficulty as Musashi must make his wa..
Shrek-N-RollNov 14, 2007Gamers join “Shrek®,” “Fiona,” “Donkey,” “Puss in Boots” and 20 other twisted fairy tale friends in this hilarious puzzle game designed for ogres of all ages.
Join Shrek, Fiona, Donkey, Puss in Boots, and 20 other twisted fairy tale friends in..
Sonic the Hedgehog 2Sep 12, 2007With his new Super Spin Dash and "Tails" the Fox, Sonic is back and better than ever in Sonic The Hedgehog 2! Defy gravity in hair-raising loop-de-loops, bounce like a pinball and race like lightning. Play against friends at home or against..
Sonic The Hedgehog 3Jun 10, 2009Sonic and Tails are back for another adventure as they again battle the evil Dr. Eggman (AKA Dr. Robotnik), who is desperately trying to collect all the Chaos Emeralds in order to rebuild his Death Egg.
Our heroes must find the Chaos Emeralds..
Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 1Oct 13, 2010SEGA's bringing Sonic the Hedgehog back to his side-scrolling roots. The sequel you've waited 16 years to see, SONIC THE HEDGEHOG™ 4 Episode I. Get ready for an all new 2D adventure!
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 was Codenamed 'Project..
Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode IIMay 16, 2012Sonic accompanied by his original sidekick Tails will be battling through zones of Badniks and it seems in this Episode will be coming up against one of his biggest rivals Metal Sonic...
Space Invaders ExtremeMay 6, 2008Space Invaders Extreme™ is a total reinvention of the classic Space Invaders, offering a true high-definition experience with upbeat electronic tracks, and dazzling new graphics and gameplay. Multiplayer features are now expanded with four-player ver..
Streets of Rage 2Aug 29, 2007Streets of Rage 2 makes it's way to the Xbox Live Arcade for all Xbox 360 owners.
To commemorate their defeat of the Syndicate exactly one year before, Blaze, Adam and Axel went out to celebrate. The next morning, however, Axel received a fran..
Super Puzzle Fighter II HDAug 29, 2007Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix downloads Capcom’s incredibly popular puzzle game into the new generation. This fall, Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo comes to Xbox LIVE Arcade, PLAYSTATION® Network and PC in its greatest incarnation to date. The..
Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD RemixNov 26, 2008The Capcom arcade classic receives a whole new look with Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix. Capcom maintains the integrity of the popular game by utilizing the original game code while upgrading the graphics with new artwork and high resolution ..
TronJan 09, 2008The arcade classic is back! And Tron is even better this time around with enhanced graphics, CD-quality sound and two-person multiplayer.
Battle as mighty video warrior Tron against the insidious Master Control Program and his ruthless right-h..
X-Men: The Arcade GameDec 16, 2010 (US)X-Men: The Arcade Game is a port of the 1992 Arcade X-Men game. It features six-player online multiplayer with multiple difficulty settings where players can take control of mutant superheroes Wolverine, Cyclops, Storm, Nightcrawler, Colossus, and Da..
YarisOct 10, 2007A casual advergame involving arcade-style racing and the Toyota Yaris. Get a sneak-peek at the all-new 2007 Toyota Yaris! Race your Yaris up walls, through tubes, and even upside-down as you destroy enemies! Take on the challenge by yourself, or spee..
Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die AloneOct 26, 2011Join four new unlikely heroes as they battle their way through hordes of the undead.
Players will need to navigate through the island, finding various ways to obliterate their zombie aggressors while keeping an eye out for any remaining human surv..
Following its release in 1981 'Galaga' became an instant classic with its innovative fighter combination system and varied enemy attack patterns. Now the original 'Galaga' retro gameplay action is bac..