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July 07 backwards compatibility update released

A new Xbox backwards compatibility update was released yesterday further expanding the list of original Xbox games playable on your Xbox 360 to around 300 titles! The July update allows support for over 60 additional original Xbox games including America's Army, Burnout, Mech Assault 2, and Morrowin...

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Xbox 360 gets backwards compatibility update

Taking a moment away from E3, Major Nelson updated his blog to give the latest information on Xbox 360 backwards compatibility. The whole list of new titles can be found after the break, and you can always go to Xbox's site to get the full list. This would typically be the part where we'd say som...

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80GB PS3 has limited backwards compatibility

We're still attempting to confirm what the new red light means on the PS3 controller from Sony*, but what we can confirm is that the new 80GB PS3 will have limited backwards compatibility. Clearly stated on the box, the system has apparently gotten rid of the chip previously used for US backwards ...

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Back compat update: Panzer Dragoon Orta! [update 1]

Update: As many have pointed out, the list has been official updated with lots of new games including Soul Calibur II, Spider-Man 2, Mechassault 2, Street Fighter Anniversary Collection, and much more. Follow this link for the fully updated list. Xbox backwards compatibility updates are few and far ...

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European Backwards Compatibility reveals one thing...

...Sony wasn't lying. Over at the official backwards compatibility site for the PS3, choosing your country is probably the hardest part. Nearly 1,800 of the 2,400 PS2 games have been deemed backwards compatible with software emulation. Not only that, every PS-One title will work also. If that's not ...

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Over 1,000 PS2 games to be compatible with Euro PS3

In an "exclusive interview" with "semiofficial" Playstation blog, Threespeech, Sony's Phil Harrison provides some clarity regarding the PAL PS3's range of backwards compatibility, not to mention the opportunity to place even more quotation marks into this paragraph. "The situation is changing every ...

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European PS3 -- sacrificing backwards for forwards [update 2]

We're referring to a decreased percentage in the European PlayStation 3's ability in respect to backwards compatibility. How awkward of a sentence was that? Let us explain before the poo gets tossed around. See, the model being released in Europe was designed differently... instead of having a chip ...

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Microsoft's take on XNA

Joseph "Talvish" Molnar over at DCEmu gave a good long look at XNA on his personal blog, Microsoft's future with the platform. It touches on how this appeals to the homebrew community as well as how useful the tool set will be as more developers pick it up. It's a good read and sheds some light on t...

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Do your PS2 games look too jaggy on the PS3? Here's a semi-fix... [update 1]

We're calling this a semi-fix because not everybody has their television set up like I do (in Athens, not at home... this one rocks out with HDMI and such). A while back, we did a short investigation on the YouTube video claiming PS2 games look a lot worse on the PS3 -- in my particular case, it app...

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Huzzah! Psychonauts on 360, Soul Calibur, Conker too

We won't be satisfied until every Xbox title is compatible on 360, but today's backwards compatibility update is a major step in that direction. Sure, we knew the patch was coming, but it's a relief that it's here, Pyschonauts now playable -- as are Shenmue II, Indigo Prophecy, Mortal Kombat: Armage...

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