Tagged: Xbox 360

The list of Xbox 360 games playable on your Xbox One is growing all the time – we’re at 322 right now – thanks to new games joining the Backwards Compatibility programme. That’s 217 Arcade Games and 105 Games on Demand titles, stats fans! Fun fact: With 99 games on the list, Microsoft Studios has more backwards compatible titles than any other publisher! Some of the most popular Xbox 360 games have already been added – Call of Duty: Black Ops and Red Dead Redemption among them. There are some truly classic arcade titles in the list, too – including Geometry Wars: Retro … Read More »

The list of Xbox 360 games playable on your Xbox One is growing all the time, thanks to new games joining the Backwards Compatibility programme. With hundreds of games to choose from, let’s look at a few hidden gems on the list. First up is Space Giraffe – a typically psychedelic Jeff Minter shooter that tragically underperformed in sales-terms on Xbox 360. A real shame, because this is one of Minter’s best (don’t know who Jeff Minter is? You might know his work). This colourful Tempest-inspired blaster can be utterly overwhelming, until that moment where it clicks and it becomes utterly … Read More »

December was a pretty good month for Xbox One’s Backwards Compatibility. Even with a limited number of titles added, a lowly quantity of 14 games, there were still some stellar additions to the programme. Below is a comprehensive list of all games added to Backwards Compatibility LAST month: ◦ Haunted House – XBLA – Added December 1, 2016. ◦ Injustice: Gods Among Us – Added December 1, 2016. ◦ Shadowrun – Added December 8, 2016. ◦ Shotest Shogi – XBLA – Added December 8, 2016. ◦ Space Ark – XBLA – Added December 8, 2016. ◦ BioShock – Added December 13, 2016. ◦ BioShock 2 – Added December 13, 2016. ◦ BioShock Infinite – Added December 13, 2016. ◦ Bully: Scholarship Edition – … Read More »

Bastion – the role playing arcade game from the 360 is now free on the Xbox One. If you have previously owned the title it is available free until the end of the year. To get it, simply search Bastion on your Xbox One console to find and download the title. This is a great way for MS to utilise the backwards compatibility funtion and give back to its members at the same time. Have you owned Bastion previously? If so let us know what you think about the game in the comments below. Make sure you like our Facebook … 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 »

November was one of, if not the best, months in terms of the Backwards Compatibility program. Much requested title Skate 3 finally made an appearance, alongside some AAA titles and other fan favourites. Below is a comprehensive list of all games added to Backwards Compatibility LAST month: ◦ Blue Dragon – Disc Only – Added November 1, 2016. ◦ Limbo – XBLA Title – Added November 3, 2016. ◦ Mass Effect 2 – Added November 7, 2016. ◦ Mass Effect 3 – Added November 7, 2016. ◦ Guardian Heroes – XBLA – Added November 8, 2016. ◦ Operation Flashpoint: Red River – Added November 8, 2016. ◦ Scary … Read More »

Its been a year since Microsoft introduced Backwards Compatibility to the Xbox One. Since its launch in November 2015, this experience has become one of the most popular features and many Xbox fans have been enjoying the opportunity to play Xbox 360 games on their Xbox One. Backwards Compatibility is a huge marketing point over Sony’s PS4 for the Xbox One with nearly 300 titles added and now Microsoft are looking to highlight this capability at the retailers. Certain Backwards Compatible Xbox 360 games are now shipping in Xbox One cases that list both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 where normally … 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. Join us on November 15th as we celebrate #15YearsofXbox 💚🎮 pic.twitter.com/oT6HKEKEP7 — Xbox UK (@xboxuk) November 14, 2016 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 … Read More »

Fifteen years. What a wild ride. Fifteen years of Xbox green, the Master Chief and our favourite console family. On 15 November, 2001. Xbox was introduced to the world. Not everyone’s Xbox love goes back that far – but many of those who were there at the beginning, marvelling at interstellar wars in Halo or drifting ’round city Streets in Project Gotham Racing, are still part of our Xbox family. We can’t wait to see what’s in store in the future – and we’re excited to relive those last fifteen years in some great company this Tuesday, 15 November, Xbox’s birthday. (Yes, … Read More »

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