New games join Xbox One backwards compatibility list

Larry Hyrb shared on his Twitter feed that 8 new games have joined the Xbox One backwards compatibility list.  Among them are the Obsidian developed Fallout: New Vegas.  Also joining the lineup of backwards compatible games is a diverse set of Xbox Live Arcade titles.  The full list of new games is:

You can find the full lineup of backwards compatible games here:  Xbox One backwards compatibility list

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Podcast 5 – June 22 2016

Phantom Dust Remaster

While the new Phantom Dust has been absent from Microsoft’s last two E3 shows, the IP is most certainly not dead.  The reboot might be, but the property will live on in a “remaster” of the original game that was announced after Microsoft’s press briefing.  The game will use the original assets, which means it will be an upscaled re-release with modernized features (such as support for the recently announced Xbox Live Arena).  The game is expected to release in 2017 and will be a part of Microsoft’s Xbox Play Anywhere initiative, which grants players access to the game on Xbox and Windows 10 when purchased digitally.

Podcast 4 – June 15 2016

Halo Wars 2 release date announced

Microsoft unveiled a new cinematic teaser for the Creative Assembly developed sequel to 2010’s Halo Wars.  Along with the new teaser, the game’s release date was announced.  Halo Wars 2 will be available on Xbox One and Windows 10 on February 21, 2017.  Players anxious to see what the game will offer can get a taste of Halo Wars 2 with the game’s week-long open beta which is now live on Xbox Live.