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Braid, Halo: Reach and other Xbox 360 games are coming to Xbox One

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To this day, I still genuinely regret giving away a box of ye olde Xbox 360 games, a decision that came about when I decided to do a full dip into the nextest of generations. Dammit, how was I supposed to know back in the ancient year of 2013, that Microsoft would actually make an effort to drastically improve their console, huh? I DIDN’T LISTEN!

Anyway, if we had an award for Most Improved Console That Was Kind Of Crap At Launch, I’d be nailing a gold ribbon onto my Xbox One right now. For many, the backwards compatibility (limited as it is), has been a big deciding factor for the Xbox One. The original wave of compatible Xbox 360 games was alright, featuring a few classics such as Call of Duty: Black Ops and Fallout 3. Naturally, folks want more, and they’ll be getting just that with the next wave of games.

Plus, I really hope you weren’t expecting Red Dead Redemption or Skyrim. Doritos Crash Course sounds far superior anyway. Here’s the full list from Xbox’s Major Nelson:

  • Braid
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution
  • Doritos Crash Course
  • Fable 3
  • Halo: Reach
  • Hydro Thunder
  • Iron Brigade
  • Kane & Lynch 2
  • Motocross Madness
  • Ms. Pac-Man
  • Peggle
  • Portal: Still Alive
  • Spelunky
  • Splosion Man
  • Ticket to Ride
  • Zuma’s Revenge

Not too bad then for wave 2. Deus Ex: Human Revolution is one of my all-time favourite games, while I’m well aware that Halo: Reach has been a much requested game. Here’s the thing though, that’ll have me chased out of the village: I think you should all play Kane and Lynch 2. Just as a pure visual experiment into madness and camera angles that sway like your guts after having spent an hour on a rollercoaster, I think the sequel to the middling original is actually superb stuff.

That, and I truly do not have any taste in life, which I can hear Gavin yelling about right now. Also, never played that game Zuma’s Revenge before. Because we’re all busy living it right now, AMIRITE?

Last Updated: December 18, 2015


  1. Peggle. SOLD!


  2. Generic ZA

    December 18, 2015 at 08:09

    That Red Dead Redemption thing, grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr


  3. The Grand Admiral Chief

    December 18, 2015 at 08:17

    Zuma’s revenge, aka, RSA today


  4. Pieter Kruger

    December 18, 2015 at 08:24

    Need to finish Fable 3, will my saved games also carry over to XB1?


    • Ottokie

      December 18, 2015 at 08:30

      Not sure, but playing Fable games from the beginning every time is part of the magic 😛


    • Generic ZA

      December 18, 2015 at 08:46

      As far as I know, as long as the 360 version of the “game save” is saved to the cloud.


  5. Pieter Kruger

    December 18, 2015 at 08:38

    Meanwhile Sony is listening to feedback on PS2 titles appearing on PS4, and urged fans to tweet their suggestions using the hashtag #ps2ps4 or #pay4gamesalreadyowned…..


  6. Original Heretic

    December 18, 2015 at 08:43

    The ANC actually made a game called Zuma’s Revenge?!??! Is it one of those games that just never works properly no matter how many times the developer promises to fix it?


  7. Hammersteyn

    December 18, 2015 at 09:02

    Ms. Pac-Man. SOLD!


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