The Last Backward Compatible Games Are Now Available

The Last Backward Compatible Games Are Now Available

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By Sam Quirke
Backwards Compatible
Xbox Live and Achievements Adoption Not Required For All Game Pass PC Developers

Xbox Live and Achievements Adoption Not Required For All Game Pass PC Developers

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Poll: Which Game on Xbox's E3 Stage Most Impressed You?

Poll: Which Game on Xbox's E3 Stage Most Impressed You?

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Phil Spencer Clarifies Project Scarlett Backward Compatibility... Again

Phil Spencer Clarifies Project Scarlett Backward Compatibility... Again

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By Rebecca Smith
Industry
TrueAchievements Now Supports the New Xbox Gamertag System

TrueAchievements Now Supports the New Xbox Gamertag System

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By Rich Stone
Site news
It Looks Like Three More Games Are Coming to Xbox Game Pass in July

It Looks Like Three More Games Are Coming to Xbox Game Pass in July

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By Sam Quirke
Game Pass
Latest News
Vote Now for July 2019's TA Playlist Game

This year, like every year, July is the quietest month for video game new releases. With presumably lots of free time, we decided to fill in the schedules of our TA Playlist faithful with four of the grandest RPGs ever

Posted 4 hours ago by Mark Delaney, 46 comments

The Last Backward Compatible Games Are Now Available

Another 23 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program... oh wait, that's not true any more is it? Those very last 23 games in the program are now available to download.

Posted 7 hours ago by Sam Quirke, 65 comments

Atomicrops Is What Would Happen If a Nuke Hit Stardew Valley

If Animal Crossing, Harvest Moon, and Stardew Valley appeal to you but can just be a bit too pleasant and quaint some times, Atomicrops may be more your style. It meshes the farm life of Stardew with the world of Fallout.

Posted 9 hours ago by Mark Delaney, 5 comments

Undermountain Achievements Revealed for Neverwinter

We have just picked up new achievements for Neverwinter. There are 9 achievements worth a total of 60 Gamerscore, none of which are secret.

Posted 10 hours ago by Nighthawk205, 10 comments

Madden NFL 20 Previews the New Superstar X-Factor Abilities

Some players just have the ability to take over a game. Aaron Donald can disrupt a pocket so consistently that it's a wonder how quarterbacks don't exit with PTSD. The new Madden captures his and others' X-Factor abilities.

Posted 18 hours ago by Mark Delaney, 1 comment

Bring Halo to Real Life with Halo: Outpost Discovery This Summer

Halo is the biggest Xbox brand in the world. It always has been. For those super fans around since day one or discovering their passion for the series more recently, Halo: Outpost Discovery hopes to be your Disney World.

Posted yesterday by Mark Delaney, 15 comments

Cyberpunk 2077: Everything We Know So Far

Our excitement for Cyberpunk 2077 has never been greater since its presentation at E3. After a very long wait, we received the release date for the upcoming RPG and even saw Keanu Reeves. But there's still plenty more to learn.

Posted yesterday by Nicole René, 20 comments

RAD Celebrates E3 with a Gnarly New Trailer

If you're curious about Microsoft's latest studio acquisition, this new trailer for RAD should clue you into the signature stylings of Tim Schafer's Double Fine Productions. Check it out or whatever, dude.

Posted yesterday by Mark Delaney, 3 comments

Prey (Win 10) Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up new achievements for Prey (Win 10). There are 48 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 23 of which are secret.

Posted 2 days ago by Rich Stone, 18 comments

Olorun Takes to the Throne in SMITE's Next Update

SMITE's next update, Ruler of the Heavens, will introduce a new God. Olorun is not a god of a specific element or thing; instead he's a supreme god who is a symbol of divinity and creation.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 2 comments

Ubisoft Tells Us Six Things We Need to Know About Ghost Recon Breakpoint

Led by Cole D. Walker, the Wolves present what Ubisoft is calling players' "biggest challenge yet", and the latest trailer details six things they think you should know about the game if you're to stand any chance of surviving.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

Black Desert Celebrates 100 Days on Xbox with a New Class and Various Rewards

Black Desert has been available on Xbox for 100 days now, and developer Pearl Abyss will be adding the Shai class along with a number of items to celebrate the milestone.

Posted 2 days ago by Ethan Anderson, 1 comment

Vote Now for July 2019's TA Playlist Game

Vote Now for July 2019's TA Playlist Game

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By Mark Delaney
Community event
TA Playlist for June 2019 is Live with Batman: Arkham City

TA Playlist for June 2019 is Live with Batman: Arkham City

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By Mark Delaney
Community event
TA Playlist Game for June 2019 Announced

TA Playlist Game for June 2019 Announced

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By Mark Delaney
Community event
PSA: Xbox Live Is Returning Achievement Unlock Timestamps That Are In The Future

PSA: Xbox Live Is Returning Achievement Unlock Timestamps That Are In The Future

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By Rich Stone
Site news
Vote Now for June 2019's TA Playlist Game

Vote Now for June 2019's TA Playlist Game

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By Mark Delaney
Community event
The Dates Have Been Revealed For E3 2020

This year's E3 might only have just finished, but the first piece of news about next year's E3 has already been revealed: the date! As seen when leaving this year's show, next year's show will run from 9-11th June.

Posted 2 days ago by Andy Mills, 15 comments

Square Enix is Considering Their Own Subscription Service

Swiftly following the announcement of Ubisoft's UPlay Plus at E3, Japanese publisher Square Enix has confirmed that they are looking at the possibility of creating their own subscription service.

Posted 2 days ago by Andy Mills, 37 comments

CD Projekt Confirms You Can Beat Cyberpunk 2077 Without Killing Anyone

For the second year in a row, Cyberpunk 2077 dazzled game journalists behind closed doors in a demo not available to the public until later this summer. One key detail shared behind those doors has fans abuzz.

Posted 2 days ago by Mark Delaney, 24 comments

Two Petabytes of Data are Used to Build Flight Simulator's Earth

If you're unfamiliar with the unit, well, it would take 40,000 discs and that just seems slightly impractical to install. Luckily, Microsoft's team used their technical skills to analyze that data.

Posted 2 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 10 comments

DOOM Eternal's Battlemode Replaces Standard Multiplayer

Battlemode will be the game's primary multiplayer mode and there won't be a "traditional multiplayer mode". This is because the mode has been developed internally to be everything players want DOOM to be all about.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 19 comments

GTA Online Offers Double Rewards on Premium Deluxe Repo Work Missions

Another week rolls by where there's no new content for the GTA Online, but there are plenty of opportunities to earn bonus cash and RP, as well as discounts on more vehicles and their upgrades.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

Xbox 360 Sale Roundup: June 11th, 2019

Xbox 360 Sale Roundup: June 11th, 2019

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By Jack Watling
Sale
Xbox One Sale Roundup: June 11th, 2019

Xbox One Sale Roundup: June 11th, 2019

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By Jack Watling
Sale
Deals Unlocked: The Xbox E3 Sale 2019

Deals Unlocked: The Xbox E3 Sale 2019

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By Jack Watling
Sale
Phil Spencer Clarifies Project Scarlett Backward Compatibility... Again

In an interview with Giant Bomb, Phil Spencer once again moved to clarify the new console's stance on Backward Compatibility, and it doesn't involve every digital game:

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 139 comments

Lurk in the Shadows with Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2

Lead Narrative Designer Cara Ellison and Narrative Designer Brian Mitsoda explained what you've missed so far if you didn't play the series' first instalment back in 2004, as well as detailing some of the vampire gameplay.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

Tales from the Borderlands Now Delisted on Xbox One Too

With the Xbox 360 version gone completely, it only seemed a matter of time before the Xbox One version followed suit, and we were right. Today, the Xbox One version of the game has also been delisted from the Microsoft Store.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 46 comments

Phil Spencer: Project Scarlett Will Not be Microsoft's Last Console

In an interview with Giant Bomb, Head of Xbox Phil Spencer confirmed that Project Scarlett will not be Microsoft's last console. He also reiterated that Project xCloud is not a replacement for console gaming.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 18 comments

Warhammer Vermintide II XP Weekend Celebrates Deluxe Edition Retail Release

To celebrate the release of the Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Deluxe Edition in retail stores, Fatshark and 505 Games are running a double XP weekend event.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 5 comments

Zombie Army 4: Dead War Gameplay Walkthrough

During this week's episode of Inside Xbox, Tim Jones, Head of Creative at Rebellion, spoke to Graeme Boyd about the upcoming Zombie Army 4: Dead War.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 5 comments

Poll: E3 is Here! What Has You Most Excited?

Poll: E3 is Here! What Has You Most Excited?

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By Mark Delaney
Article
Easiest Xbox Achievement Lists from May 2019

Easiest Xbox Achievement Lists from May 2019

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By Mark Delaney
Easiest completions
Poll: What's Your Most Anticipated June 2019 Video Game?

Poll: What's Your Most Anticipated June 2019 Video Game?

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By Mark Delaney
Article
Crackdown 3 Extra Edition Update Adds More Achievements

Crackdown 3 Extra Edition Update Adds More Achievements

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By Rebecca Smith
Achievement spotlight
Final Fantasy and the Makings of a Timeless Game

Final Fantasy and the Makings of a Timeless Game

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By Kevin Tavore
Opinion
Gears POP! Will be Xbox LIVE Enabled

The Coalition's Rod Fergusson replied to a tweet by TA community member reforc3 confirming the game will indeed be Xbox Live enabled, therefore almost certainly indicating the game will have achievements.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 14 comments

TrueAchievements Now Supports the New Xbox Gamertag System

Your favourite Xbox website now supports the new Discord style Xbox gamertags and those with international characters. Find out all the details on how this could affect you and your friends here.

Posted 2 days ago by Rich Stone, 113 comments

Minecraft: Story Mode Xbox 360 Episodes are Now Downloadable Again

TA community member K4rn4ge has been told the Minecraft: Story Mode episodes have now returned to the store and they can be downloaded again.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 51 comments

Torchlight 2 is Coming to Consoles in September

It's got bright and exciting visuals. It's got humor. It's got pets. It's got cool spells and weapons. Most importantly, it's got tons of enemies for you to viciously murder with your friends.

Posted 2 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 16 comments

Code Vein's First Boss is Oliver Collins

His name is Oliver Collins. Yes, it's a very strong name. We can only speculate about his desires and history, but it seems he may once have been a friend. Obviously, things have gone downhill for him as you'll have to defeat him.

Posted 2 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 5 comments

It Looks Like Three More Games Are Coming to Xbox Game Pass in July

It looks like three more games are heading to Xbox Game Pass for Console, presumably in July. We've just picked up three games that haven't been mentioned before in among the July Game Pass games announced last week.

Posted 2 days ago by Sam Quirke, 35 comments

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

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By Kevin Tavore
Game review
Layers of Fear 2: A Spooky Sequel That's Lost At Sea

Layers of Fear 2: A Spooky Sequel That's Lost At Sea

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By Sam Quirke
Game review
Team Sonic Racing: Middle of the Pack Family Fun

Team Sonic Racing: Middle of the Pack Family Fun

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By Mark Delaney
Game review
Void Bastards: A Surprise Game of the Year Contender

Void Bastards: A Surprise Game of the Year Contender

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By Mark Delaney
Game review
New Achievements Arrive in Overcooked! 2's Night of the Hangry Horde DLC

We have just picked up new achievements for Overcooked! 2. There are 7 achievements worth a total of 500 Gamerscore, none of which are secret.

Posted 2 days ago by Sam Quirke, 5 comments

Monster Hunter: World is Getting Frosty at E3

This E3, we've had a multitude of opportunities to get a firsthand look at the game's newest location: Hoarfrost Reach. It's a snowy area filled with all kinds of new environmental tricks and, more importantly, beasties.

Posted 2 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

Keanu Reeves' Role in Cyberpunk 2077 is Second Only to the Protagonist

Yes, we're still talking about Keanu Reeves and his presence at E3 this year. And just when you thought his role was over, CDPR revealed that he's actually playing a major role in Cyberpunk 2077 as well.

Posted 2 days ago by Nicole René, 11 comments

How Smilegate is Bringing CrossfireX to Xbox One

In the latest episode of Inside Xbox, Smilegate's Executive Producer, Sooro Boo, and Technical Art Director, Jin Woo Jung, explains how the game that has 650 million PC players will be adapted for console.

Posted 3 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 5 comments

Tim Schafer Walks Players Through Psychonauts 2, Not Microsoft Excel

Tim Schafer joined the Inside Xbox team to give a brief history of the studio before walking players through the upcoming game, including Raz's history and powers, and the game's setting.

Posted 3 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

Frontier Developments To Publish A Title From Haemimont Games

Two studios with a wealth of experience in the simulation genre are set to join forces at Frontier Developments have announced that they will be publishing a new project from Surviving Mars developer Haemimont Games.

Posted 3 days ago by Andy Mills, 3 comments

inXile's Wasteland Remaster Now Also Coming To Xbox One

The new trailer for Wasteland 3 was not the only news this week for this post-apocalyptic series as it has now been revealed that the remaster of the original game will be coming to Xbox One as well as PC.

Posted 3 days ago by Andy Mills, 6 comments

Dying Light 2 Interviews Break Down the New E3 Trailer

A pair of short interviews look at the new E3 trailer for Dying Light 2 from the perspectives of the development team and a fan of the franchise.

Posted 3 days ago by Lucy Wood, 1 comment

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Promises More Ways to Earn Weapons

Following a deluge of player feedback, Tryearch has revealed they're now planning on introducing new ways for players to earn weapons just through playing the game.

Posted 3 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

ACA NEOGEO CROSSED SWORDS (Win 10) Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up new achievements for ACA NEOGEO CROSSED SWORDS (Win 10). There are 12 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret.

Posted 3 days ago by Rich Stone, 2 comments

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