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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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Back compat update: Conker, Psychonauts!

The backwards compatibility update we reported about yesterday has now come to fruition, Psychonauts intact. There are some other notable games on the list including Conker (lots of you were looking for that one yesterday), Soul Calibur II, Shenmue II, and Indigo Prophecy/Fahrenheit. We're curious...

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Back compat update tomfoolery, Psychonauts

Working in close, yet uncomfortable collusion with Joystiq last night, we unearthed a newly updated backwards compatibility list on Xbox.com. The list has subsequently been zapped back into the nether realm, where it will undergo further transmogrifications. For the brief and precious moment that...

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Circuit City back compat rip-off

For the bargain price of $28.99, the smiling crooks at Circuit City will help some gullible soccer mom install "backwards compatibility" on a newly purchased Xbox 360, despite the fact back compat updates are free via Xbox Live (or by mail for those without an internet connection). On a more...

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Back compat update: finally, Aquaman!

Thank God. See, I gave my old Xbox to my brother and I was just about to fall into a deep, deep depression because I couldn't play Aquaman on my 360. Lucky for me, the fine folks in Redmond decided it was about time for a new backwards compatibility update. I thought to myself, "could it be?" My...

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Mortal Kompat: Petition

Several Mortal Kombat fansites have banded together and started a petition to get Mortal Kombat: Deception and Mortal Kombat: Armageddon added (or in MK:D's case, re-added) to the ever-growing library of backwards compatible games.  I'm pretty cynical about online petitions, but Microsoft...

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The Incredibles is back compat in Japan only

Some strange news about backwards compatibility today. Apparently The Incredibles (or Mr. Incredible as it's known in Japan) was added to Japan's backwards compatibility in the recent update. Yet for some reason The Incredibles is not on America's list. Is backwards compatible Incredibles...

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Moore backs off back compat comments

A suddenly compatible Peter Moore issued what you might call a major mea culpa on Major Nelson's latest podcast, wisely backing away from his poorly worded remark that  "Nobody is concerned anymore about backwards compatibility. We under-promised and over-delivered on that." Sounding a bit like...

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Back compat sound of music

The hills are alive with the sound of reader Josh's musical discovery (unless you already knew about it) concerning old Xbox games: Because of the "Music volume level persists between game / reboots" fix in the Spring Dashboard update, I found out purely by accident that you can now listen to music...

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360 BC update "in the next few weeks"

Thanks to the folks at the Gamerscore Blog, we've learned that the next Xbox back compat update "should be out in the next few weeks." In his earlier blast against BC, Peter Moore proclaimed that nobody is concerned about it anymore, but thankfully the gentler Gamerscore peeps have set the...

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