this week, over 100 games originally made for the Xbox 360 will be playable on the Xbox One. But the titles that garnered the most votes in a Microsoft user poll are missing.
Microsoft’s Games With Gold lineup for November isn’t super exciting, with Pneuma: Breath of Life and Knight Squad leading on Xbox One. However, it’s also the first month in which the company is guaranteeing every Xbox 360 game featured in Games With Gold will be backwards compatible with Xbox One. »
The belated introduction of backwards compatibility to the Xbox One won’t just allow you to play Xbox 360 games on Microsoft’s newer console. It’ll allow you to use your old save files, too.
To get that feature to work, you’ll have to transfer your 360 saves to the cloud. It’s easy, so long as so you still have access… »
Microsoft announced Xbox One was getting Xbox 360 backwards compatibility at E3 this year, a feature everyone but Nintendo moved away from this hardware generation. We haven’t heard much since, so we decided to ask a bunch of game publishers about some of their biggest games. »
It's been possible to play Wii games on your Wii U since forever, but Nintendo's finally making Wii games downloadable through the eShop. This new feature kicks off with one of the company's best platformers, Super Mario Galaxy 2. It's available today. »
The next generation of consoles are unlikely to accommodate older games with backwards compatibility, Electronic Arts' chief financial officer told an audience of investors in San Francisco today. »
Sony has posted a LittleBigPlanet 2 FAQ on the PlayStation blog, answering pressing questions about features of the upcoming sequel, from compatibility with LittleBigPlanet downloadable content to adding your own custom voice acting. »
This low-res take on Team Fortress' lineup strikes me as a kind of MTV Unplugged homage. Take something iconic, render it in less than the state of the art, and see if it remains iconic. »