Metascore
58

Mixed or average reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 9
  2. Negative: 1 out of 9
  1. Laughably outdated and, worse, overpriced. [Aug 2009, p.103]
User Score
3.2

Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. MikeTolento
    May 7, 2009
    7
    I want to like Arkanoid Live. I really do. I played Arkanoid on the NES like a fiend as a little boy. This Live Arcade version suffers big time from the lack of a wheel controller like the one that was packaged with the NES version. The 360's analog stick is just not designed for moving your paddle with any speed and accuracy. It becomes a major hindrance to this otherwise faithful translation of Taito's classic. Full Review »