Tagged: Larry Hyrb

Backwards Compatibility: New Title Available Today

Xbox are at it again! They’ve added yet another title to the Backwards Compatibility library today. The announcement came via Larry Hyrb, Director of Programming for Xbox Live, on his official Twitter account. SSX is coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQpic.twitter.com/FUAFQZCheW — Larry Hryb (@majornelson) 26 May 2016   That’s right, the reboot of the infamous downhill snowboarding series, SSX, will be available on backwards compatibility today. Are you a fan of this title, known initially as Deadly Descents? Will you be playing SSX? What other titles are you hoping for on Backwards Compatibility? Let us know in the … Read More »

HALO 5: Guardians Has 50% Off

Now is the time to get a huge title for a bargain price As you may have heard, the HALO World Championship 2016 is starting on the 18th of March for all you Guardians out there – click here for the full details. This is without a doubt a huge event and needs to be celebrated accordingly, but what is the best way to do this? Well our main man Larry Hyrb (aka majornelson) has announced some huge news, HALO 5: Guardians and HALO 5: Guardians – Deluxe Edition are currently half price. This offer applies to all Xbox Live Gold subscribers, … Read More »

Major Nelson Hates Xbox Outages as Much as You

No one likes it when Xbox Live goes down. But one man hates it more than most – Major Nelson himself. During an interview with IGN, Microsoft’s community front-man discussed the issue of Xbox outages, and why it leaves him feeling hollow and homicidal inside. Ok, he didn’t say that. What he actually said was: ‘There absolutely has been [problems] and keeping our fans connected to the games they love is the most important thing at Microsoft. We really innovate in a lot of spaces regarding gaming and the internet such as Xbox Live. We put a network port at … Read More »

Two new Backwards Compatible Games announced in as many days

Hot on the heels of the announcement of one favourite Xbox 360 game coming to the Backwards Compatibility programme, a second has joined the swelling ranks of 360 games playable on the Xbox One. We love that these announcements are coming thick and fast – keep them coming, Xbox! Remember, you can check the official list of backwards compatible games, and rest assured we’ll let you know whenever any new games are added to the list. On 25 February Xbox announced that classic twin stick shooter Geometry Wars Retro Evolved was now available to download and play on Xbox One. … Read More »

Major Nelson promises Xbox Fans Major news

We’ve known for some time that Xbox is holding a press-only event today (it seems our invitation was lost in the post) and over the last week or so we learned that there will be a major announcement to the general public on Tuesday, 1 March. Larry Hyrb, Xbox Live’s Major Nelson, has now got in on the hint-dropping act. Releasing a special episode of This Week On Xbox on Tuesday & resuming our normal Friday releases on 11 Marchhttps://t.co/CSQWrFZyWg — Larry Hryb (@majornelson) February 26, 2016 Speculation has been rife – the Internet is never short of a rumour … Read More »

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