Tagged: Major Nelson

It’s 5pm. It’s Thursday. It’s me, the bearded guy of Xbox One UK, and we’ve got another set of additions for the backwards compatibility program. As usual, Major Nelson has tweeted out what’s available for us today: RAGE, Killer Is Dead and Shred Nebula are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQpic.twitter.com/TJ2agu22Cq — / Larry Hryb / + 1m (@majornelson) October 27, 2016 Everyone remembers RAGE, specifically the disappointment they seem to feel towards it. However, if there’s any disappointment from this announcement, it’s the fact I recently sold my copy of Killer Is Dead thinking it’d never become … Read More »

Major Nelson has always been a voice for Xbox.  When it comes to what’s new and how to improve, it always seems to come from Mr. Larry Hryb.  With uploading and recording becoming such a big part of gaming, he put out some tips to make life easier. There are two Game DVR features that are performance sensitive, and Microsoft has given gamers explicit control over both: background recording and support for full screen games. Both features are controlled in the Game bar settings panel (when you’re in a game, hit Win+G, then click the settings icon to show settings). … Read More »

Two announcements in one week? Oh, you’re just spoiling us now, Major Nelson! It’s just gone 5pm on a Thursday afternoon, so you know what time it is. It’s time to check out the latest additions to the backwards compatibility library. Major Nelson tweeted out the following: Silent Hill: Downpour, Eat Lead & Puzzle Quest are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQpic.twitter.com/W0PdNkozIN — / Larry Hryb / + 1m (@majornelson) October 13, 2016 Obviously it’s not the strongest announcement in the world, and yes, there is still no Skate 3, but the highlight reveal here would be Eat … Read More »

Has Major Nelson switched from Thursday announcements to Tuesday announcements? 2 weeks in a row, he’s tweeted out the latest editions to the backwards compatibility library. Earlier, he tweeted out the following: Jurassic Park, Battlestations: Midway, Dragon’s Lair & Tour de France 2011 are coming to Xbox One Back Compat today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQpic.twitter.com/aAk45YO2Pe — / Larry Hryb / + 1m (@majornelson) October 11, 2016 If you’re from the UK and are wondering what the hell the Jurassic Park game was, it was one of the earlier works from Telltale Games that skipped release over here. A search on the UK Xbox … Read More »

One of the most anticipated games for Xbox One is now available to try for free.  Larry Hryb, aka Major Nelson, announced today on Twitter that Recore’s demo is now available for all to try.  The demo consists of the first 30 minutes of gameplay.  We haven’t heard how long it will be available so take advantage of it while you can.  Go ahead and check it out! Play the first 30 mins of @ReCoreGame on Xbox One & Windows 10 PCs with demo launching today https://t.co/eXqbyCMBvV pic.twitter.com/ybeKdt5Ibv — / Larry Hryb / + 1m (@majornelson) October 5, 2016 Have … Read More »

Normally we’d be doing this on a Thursday, and we more than likely will be, but Major Nelson took to Twitter today to drop a surprise Backwards Compatibility announcement on our laps. He tweeted the following earlier: Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, Puzzle Quest Galactrix & PQ 2 are coming to Xbox One Back Compat today https://t.co/qPMRNs2ZLo pic.twitter.com/RYD0A467cm — / Larry Hryb / + 1m (@majornelson) October 4, 2016 Any fans of kart style racers similar to that of a certain plumber will find that Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing: Transformed is more than just a copy. Plus, that Outrun … Read More »

Yesterday we reported on the latest preview update which you can read full details of here. Included in the update were features such as Arena tournaments (currently only for US preview members) and more additions to the Xbox’s group feature. Perhaps the niftiest little part of yesterday’s update however was the inclusion of a new animation and sound clip that is triggered when a player unlocks a rare achievement. The new notification allows players to “discover just how unique an Achievement is among players of a given game and celebrate the Achievement itself with a special notification and diamond icon … Read More »

First, they brought Preview members’ Clubs and LFG on Xbox Live. Now Major Nelson has confirmed that a new Preview update due to drop today will bring Arena on Xbox Live, along with Achievement Rarity, so you can keep tabs on your Gamerscore compared to other players. First up, Arena on Xbox Live… As of today, Arena on Xbox Live will off US Preview members the chance to take part in practice tournaments on Killer Instinct. That’s going to work across Xbox One, the Xbox beta app and Windows 10, and Major Nelson says they’ll be expanding the scope and … Read More »

It’s like clockwork. You know the deal by now. Thursdays at 5pm, Major Nelson takes to Twitter to reveal the latest additions to the backwards compatibility program. Sometimes, they’re good announcements. Other times… not so much… Looking at you, Word Puzzle. In any case, here is today’s announcement: Lost Odyssey, Toy Story 3 and Guwange are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQpic.twitter.com/9CI3GeOHBz — \\ Larry Hryb \\ (@majornelson) September 29, 2016 Anyone looking for a huge JRPG adventure should find their wants satisfied with Lost Odyssey. Seriously, that is one long game. Meanwhile, Toy Story 3 is more … Read More »

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