Nostalgia? Great thing, huh? Well... Microsoft revealed that there are 13 new games hitting its backward compatibility programme. At this year's E3 event, the company announced that the games are going to be released in conjunction with the upcoming console. Now... We're finding out which games are appearing as they start to emerge on the Xbox store online. Embrace the dark side, and give in to the force within, as Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic is listed among those we are seeing. But is it going to slip through our fingers, just like time..? Next on the list is Prince Of Persia: The ... Read More »
With word that we'll soon be expecting to play the original Xbox titles on our Xbox One's, we thought we'd take this opportunity to talk about our top five favourite Xbox titles that we would love to see get the backwards compatibility treatment. We haven't included Fuzion Frenzy or Crimson Skies on our list since we know those games are already confirmed to be making their way over to Xbox One, but they still deserve a mention. Without further ado, let's take a lot at our top five titles we'd like to see. 5. Burnout 3: Takedown The first title ... Read More »
Man of the People and Head of Xbox Phil Spencer is known for being one of the most personable executives on Twitter, often taking time out of his day to answer fan questions and concerns in a polite and informative manner. One such question dealt with the possibility of getting achievements for Original Xbox games, which is intriguing to anyone addicted to gamerscore accumulation (me). Unfortunately, Phil was quick to deflate fan expectations: Only real option is to patch each game, won't happen. Could give achvmnt 4 "playing", don't really like that — Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) June 29, 2017 This ... Read More »
What could it mean? The official Xbox UK Twitter today changed their cover photo and profile pic to a familiar, green start menu and original Xbox logo. Alongside that, they also tweeted out an invitation to join them on November 15th to celebrate 15 years in the console biz. https://twitter.com/xboxuk/status/798184571296620545 There’s no word yet on precisely what sort of celebrations to expect, although given the prominence of the Original Xbox, rather than the Xbox brand as a legacy, fans are already assuming one thing is coming: Backwards compatibility for Original Xbox games. It's something that Xbox chief Phil Spencer has ... Read More »
It seems a new game titled Phantom Dust has appeared on Amazon for pre order for £64.99, after a little research on Wiki I found that this title was originally released on the original Xbox in 2004. Could this be a remake or a hoax to swindle someone out of some money, who knows but its an interesting idea that maybe Xbox are starting to remake cult classics? Let us know what you think in the comments below Make sure you like our Facebook Page, join our Facebook Group and follow on Twitter for all the latest Xbox One news, ... Read More »
Since backwards compatibility landed on the Xbox One earlier this month we have been enjoying revisiting our pasts and replaying some of the Xbox 360 classics now available on the Backwards compatibility scheme. For some people however this isn't quite enough and they want to go further back, they want to be able to play their games from the original Xbox on their Xbox One. Before backwards compatibility launched Phil Spencer talked about the possibility of getting original Xbox games to run on the Xbox One but said that before they attempted that they would get the 360 emulator to ... Read More »
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