Tagged: Major Nelson

It’s that time of the week once again. 5pm on a Thursday, Xbox’s Larry Hryb aka Major Nelson reveals the latest additions to the backwards compatibility program. It’s like clockwork, except with occasional Tuesday reveals to throw us off the scent. Today, Major Nelson followed the usual procedure and took to Twitter to reveal the following: TEKKEN 6, Midway Arcade Origins and Mutant Storm Empire are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQpic.twitter.com/CmQGOS4hPY — / Larry Hryb / (@majornelson) January 19, 2017 Midway Arcade Origins is okay if you want to relive the glory days of Rampage or Joust, … Read More »

After the strong announcement this past Tuesday, which brought Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Battlefield 3 and Dragon Age: Origins to the backwards compatibility program, the next announcement had a lot to live up to. Striking while the iron is hot, Major Nelson tweeted the next couple of additions to the ever-expanding library. Check them out below: MEGA MAN 9, MEGA MAN 10 and Beat’n Groovy are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQpic.twitter.com/YRhZrnypJv — / Larry Hryb / (@majornelson) January 12, 2017 It’s fair to say that unless your interests lie in old school platformers or bizarre rhythm action … Read More »

Are you looking to add a new controller to your collection, but want something a little more colourful than your standard black and white fare? Microsoft have got you covered! Unveiled today on Major Nelson’s blog, Microsoft are launching two brand new controller colours that look totally cool. You can either pick Red, which will be good for any Manchester United or Liverpool fans, or Green with Orange trim which totally looks like Master Chief prized gaming peripheral. The Red controller is available now in the US for $64.99 and is currently shipping to retailers worldwide. The Green/Orange one will … Read More »

Welcome back to Xbox One UK’s regular reflection, where we take a look at the list of Xbox 360 titles that became backwards compatible in the last month and try to point out a couple of highlights. December didn’t offer much in the way of quantity, as the Backwards Compatibility team took some well earned time off over the Christmas period. Luckily, the quality of those games picked up the slack. First, the honourable mentions: Injustice: Gods Among Us The Batman vs Superman film might have been a little disappointing, but watching those two cornerstones of the DC Universe duke … Read More »

The second half of the Xbox Countdown to 2017 Sale has now gone live on the Xbox Store, which is perfect news for any of you looking to spend your Christmas money on lots of games! The full list of deals, which can be found below, includes discounts on games such as Dragonball Xenoverse 2, Doom, Dead Rising 4 and some other games not beginning with D. Check them out below! Xbox One Deals CONTENT TITLE CONTENT TYPE DISCOUNT NOTES 10 Second Ninja X Xbox One Game 50% – 60% Countdown 1000 Neverwinter Zen Add-On 05% – 15% Countdown 101 … Read More »

Major Nelson in normal fashion, took to Twitter and announced next month’s Games With Gold.  Starting that new year with a bang for Xbox One is  World of Van Helsing: Deathtrap for the whole month and Killer Instinct Season 2 Ultra Edition from 16 January to 15 February. On Xbox 360, we are getting The Cave from January 1-15 and Rayman Origins from January 16-31. January's free #GamesWithGold games starts the year off with World of Van Helsing: Deathtrap and The Cave https://t.co/NHzh1oFh0L pic.twitter.com/RKeNjf55KJ — Larry🎄Hryb (@majornelson) December 20, 2016 What do you think of next month’s games?  Nice month … Read More »

We’ve reached the last announcement of the year folks, and oh boy, it’s a sweet one! Major Nelson has announced on Twitter that the Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Team are taking a much deserved break over the Christmas period, and will resume their release schedule in the New Year. Not one to leave us with nothing, today sees the release of “six” new games, depending on whether or not you live in Japan. Check them out below: Bully Scholarship Ed., Catherine and Raskulls are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQ pic.twitter.com/Mk9v9PbntQ — / Larry Hryb / (@majornelson) December … Read More »

Today marks the 300th* title to be added to the ever-growing list of Backwards Compatibility title. And what better way to celebrate with a collection (of sorts) as the long-overdue Bioshock titles get the Backwards Compatible treatment, as confirmed by Major Nelson himself via twitter. That’s Bioshock, Bioshock 2 and Bioshock Infinite to arrive today, after being teased a long time ago. BioShock, BioShock 2 & BioShock Infinite are coming to Xbox One Back Compat today making it 300+ back compat titles https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQ pic.twitter.com/2uoNtXrSoT — / Larry Hryb / (@majornelson) December 13, 2016 As of recent times, Major Nelson seemed to … Read More »

The library of Xbox 360 backwards compatible games is growing by the week, with popular games such as Burnout Paradise and Skate 3 being added over these past few weeks. Of course, there’s always more games to add, and today sees the inclusion of three more games. Major Nelson tweeted the latest announcement: Shadowrun, Space Ark and Shotest Shogi are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQpic.twitter.com/iDNwpyFA5N — / Larry Hryb / (@majornelson) December 8, 2016 Space Ark and Shotest Shogi might be of interest to some gamers, but Shadowrun is the big announcement today. A multiplayer only FPS … Read More »

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