Okay, what year is it... really? Sonic Team is pairing up with multiple developers to launch 2 new Sonic the Hedgehog games in 2017 and they couldn't be any more different. First is the new Sonic Mania! Say hello to resurgence of classic 2D side scrolling action that made us first fall in love with Sonic. Sonic Mania is a retro style game that Sega and Sonic Team hope will satisfy fans of old-school Sonic. The nostalgia-driven pixel-style art and core gameplay harkens back to the glory days of the franchise. Leading the project is Austin Keys, director of ... Read More »
That Ekim fellow must either have some great contacts at Microsoft, or he's in possession of some Nostradamus levels of prediction... Regular readers (hi mum!) will remember that last night we reported on some backwards compatible titles arriving today that had been leaked by Twitter user Ekim. Turns out he's got another one right, as Major Nelson took to Twitter just now to confirm the leak: SONIC 4 Episode I & II and CAPCOM Arcade Cabinet are coming to Xbox One Back Compat today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQ pic.twitter.com/GHtxe2ZowL — Larry Hryb @ SDCC (@majornelson) July 21, 2016 PAC-MAN Museum, BC Rearmed 2 ... Read More »
The ever reliable master of leaked information, Ekim, is at it again. This time he seems to have confirmed what's next for what can be seen as one of the Xbox One's biggest features, Backwards Compatibility. According to the Twitter account of the man himself tomorrow we can expect multiple new additions to the Backwards Compatibility programme, most of which will be Arcade titles. BC tomorrow: Sonic 4 Ep.1&2 Fret Nice Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 Crystal Defenders NEOGEO BATTLE COLISEUM Capcom Arcade Cabinet Pacman Museum — ekim (@ekim_gaf) July 20, 2016 Are there any titles amongst that list that stand ... Read More »
So before you start throwing The Doctor and Marty McFly at your TV screen in rage at the excessive expenditure you may have poured out for the different Level, Fun and Team Packs for Lego Dimensions over the last year (I may have bought a *few*) it's actually the update of what there is to expect in Year 2 of the game - calm yourself, though there's no promise you'll have anything but moths flying out of your money pockets later this year. But shooting back to last year Lego released the new Dimension format to add to their library of many other ... Read More »
The list of backwards compatible games on Xbox One just keeps on growing – there are now 156 Xbox 360 games available to play on the console, after Major Nelson revealed three new backwards compatible titles. You can see the full list of BC games over at Major Nelson’s site right here. Overlooking the fact that ‘back compat’ is a seriously weak shorthand term (the French call it retrocompatible, which rolls off the tongue a whole lot easier), Major Nelson tweeted out the latest games to join the club. Garou MOTW, Sonic the Fighters & Duke Nukem MP are now ... Read More »
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