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This new labeling for backward compatible Xbox 360 games is helpful

While it doesn't appear to be widespread, I hope this approach to labeling Xbox 360 games that are playable on Xbox One through backward compatibility catches on. NeoGAF user Xyrmellon snapped these photos at Walmart and wondered if anyone ...   read

 
 
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The sublime simplicity of Skate 3

The analog sticks on my PlayStation 3 controller refuse to stay in place. They're loose and unruly to an absurd degree. The right stick drifts upwards, slowly and surely, without a thumb to guide it. When I apply pressure to it, the stick c...   read

 
 
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Ollie on over to your Xbox One for some Skate 3

Fans have been clamoring for it and Microsoft has finally delivered. Skate 3 is now backward compatible on Xbox One. The modern skating classic rose to popularity with the advent of Let's Play videos on YouTube and has made a weird resurgen...   read

 
 
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Mass Effect 2 and 3 are now backward compatible

N7 day is a pretty big deal, despite me not hearing a damn thing about it. I guess fans are really crazy for Mass Effect; I liked the first two games (especially the second), but I checked out when EA went crazy with Origin and making its g...   read

 
 
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Limbo still refuses to die by coming to Xbox One for a second time

Limbo is a game that you can play pretty much anywhere. Since its 2010 release, it has made its way to almost every imaginable platform. Limbo doubles down on that mindset by coming to Xbox One for the second time. Today, Limbo&nb...   read

 
 
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Bastion's coming to Xbox One, but it's more than just backward compatibility

Games from the Xbox 360 library making their way to Xbox One isn't anything new at this point. Microsoft announced a backward compatibility program between the two platforms at E3 2015, and hundreds of titles have taken advantage of it sinc...   read

 
 
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Neon November: Ubisoft is giving away Blood Dragon later this month

Ubisoft's celebrating 30 years of existence by paying homage to the decade where it all started: The '80s. Rex Colt is fighting the good fight by bringing his uniquely crude, neon-swathed carnage to PC free of charge this month.  Ubiso...   read

 
 
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Blue Dragon is finally on Xbox One via backward compatibility

I wasn't a fan of Blue Dragon when I tried the demo years ago. Maybe it was the map they chose or how overpowered you were, but I didn't get on with the game. Lots of people did and have been asking for a remaster or for the original to lan...   read

 
 
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Weekend deals: $49 Titanfall 2 plus rounds of Halloween and used game sale

The lead in this week's Weekend Deals is the recently released Titanfall 2. PC gamers can take off 18% at either GMG or DLGamer with a drop from $60 to $48.99 on the second installment in Respawn's mech FPS series. The O...   read

 
 
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Get your RAGE on Xbox One!

One of the weirder promotional tie-ins can be found in id Software's RAGE from 2011. For some reason, Blake Griffin (from the LA Clippers) campaigned to be featured in the title and wound up getting a bobble head in the game. I hadn't heard...   read

 
 
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Review: Batman: A Telltale Games Series: New World Order

The saga continues. Batman is in a jam, and now in typical Batman-related fashion, he's forged more enemies as a direct result of his own actions. What's a Bat to do? Punch and think his way out, of course.   read

 
 
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Review: King's Quest: The Good Knight

King's Quest has had a good run over the course of its five-episode spread. As an overlooked adventure series from the minds of developer The Odd Gentlemen, I think part of the reason it's been off so many radars is because the first c...   read

 
 
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November's Games with Gold month has awesome Xbox 360 titles

Microsoft has been killing it in terms of game selection for its Games with Gold service. Last month may have been a bit of a drag, but November has two stellar Xbox 360 titles on offer. Subscribers to Live Gold will be getting The Secret o...   read

 
 
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Valve's Orange Box is backward compatible on Xbox One

The Orange Box was a special release back in 2007. Hell, it still is to this day. Valve's compilation disc brought Portal, Team Fortress 2, Half-Life 2, and Half-Life 2: Episode One and Episode Two to consoles, and good lord that's a lot of...   read

 
 
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Review in Progress: WWE 2K17

I started watching WWE in earnest with this year's WrestleMania. Oh sure, my friends had occasionally convinced me to watch the odd pay-per-view, but WrestleMania 32 got me invested in the product as a whole -- it was so poorly executed, ye...   read

 
 
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Final King's Quest chapter and retail Complete Collection out this month

Well, that was fast. The final chapter of King's Quest (2015), Chapter 5: The Good Knight will release this month on October 25 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. Since the first episode released ba...   read

 
 
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Bill Gates loved the Gears of War chainsaw gun

Gears of War 4 is out soon and getting rave reviews across the internet. I haven't played it yet, nor do I own a system that would allow me to do so, but I do have extremely fond memories of making my way through the first Gears of War...   read

 
 
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PopCap's backward compatible Xbox One titles showing up for free

[Thanks to user Shaun for the tip] Either by some force of benevolence or a strange network error, most of PopCap's backward compatible titles are showing up for free on Xbox One. Users on a Reddit thread have noted that the games are still...   read

 
 
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Review: King's Quest: Snow Place Like Home

I think the King's Quest series is going to sneak up on people by the end of the year when it's included in several low-key "best of" lists. It doesn't elicit the same kind of hype as a Telltale game, especially when it comes to Batman, but...   read

 
 
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More Call of Duty titles land on Xbox One via backward compatibility

A lot of Call of Duty titles remain the most-requested games for Xbox One backward compatibility, but that list may soon change. Last week, Call of Duty 3 was given functionality and this week, Call of Duty: World at War has been added. In ...   read

 
 
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GameStop is selling off a bunch of used PS3, 360, and Wii consoles

Remember when you could play video games while being offline? Pepperidge Farm remembers, and GameStop is hoping the public at large wants to relive their old experiences because there's a big Blast from the Past sale going on. Pre-owned Xbo...   read

 
 
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Forza Horizon reaches 'end of life' status, will soon be delisted

[Thanks to user Rabite for the tip] Forza Horizon 3 will be releasing next week and the original Forza Horizon was recently added to Xbox One backward compatibility. Everything seems to be going swell for the spin-off series. There comes a ...   read

 
 
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Minecraft is getting a new level pack based around China

Minecraft's "Mash-Up" packs are really neat bits of DLC. They're not just building materials -- the developers actually create a preset world based around each pack, with dungeons, hidden areas, and bosses to fight. In a way it answers the ...   read

 
 
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WWE 2K17 season pass detailed

Are you excited for WWE 2K17? No? Well, I tried. 2K is trying as well with a season pass for the upcoming wrestling game. It contains a lot of extra content, which seems to be par for the course with these games. Remove wrestlers one year f...   read

 
 
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October's Games with Gold break out a little earlier than usual

Breaking out. It's a phrase with a couple of meanings that are relevant to next month's free games on Xbox One. Someone who's confined to a place might look to break out. Or, an athlete who suddenly performs above their regular skill level ...   read

 
 


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