Xbox 360

Project Scorpio – Ultimate Way to Play 360 Games?

Even though Forza looks incredible on the Scorpio, there was one bit of additional news shared on Eurogamer that I found super interesting. Microsoft is making sure to let people know that this new unit will play everything that is currently playable on Xbox One. Yes, that includes the hundreds of Xbox 360 titles that are backwards compatible. This new machine could be the best way to enjoy those ...[Read More]

Injustice: Gods Among Us and Haunted House come to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

It was just announced by Larry Hyrb aka (Major Nelson) that the games Injustice: Gods Among Us and Haunted House will backwards compatible. As for if the games have already been pushed to anyone who owns the game. I’ve yet to test since the news from him went live less then 5 minutes ago. For those of you that don’t know of either game no worries, I’ve provided a bit of detail on...[Read More]

Xbox One Backward Compatible List Update 11/10/2016

This week is the anniversary of the Xbox One Backward Compatibility program. Over 100 titles were launched with the program last November, and over 170 have been added in the past year. Monday we saw Mass Effect 2 and Mass Effect 3 physical editions added to the program, but today Xbox is adding a highly requested title. Get ready to (kick) flip, boys and girls.

Xbox Backward Compatibility List Update

As per usual, a new week, a new group of games with Xbox One Backward Compatibility. Usually we get three games, which is true this week as well, sortof. Technically, we are getting seven. That means one of the three is a compilation title! Rejoice! Usually it is a small group of games, but this one is larger. Something a little orange tinted. That’s right! The new games in the program are:

Xbox One Backward Compatible Additions for the Week of 10/3/2016

Once again, we have the weekly additions to the Xbox One Backward Compatibility program. It feels like a weekly holiday, honestly. This week you racing and puzzle fans will be pleased. These titles join the 250-plus games in the backward compatibility log so far. The titles are:

October Games With Gold Announced

Welcome back Xbox fans. The list of Games with Gold for the month of October has been announced! We are getting a few indie games and a AAA title this month. The total price of this month is over $84 and it holds 3200 Gamerscore. Let’s go ahead and jump right in.

Private Matches Available to all Current-gen Destiny Players!

During the first ever Destiny private match competition hosted by Major League Gaming it was announced that this would be a feature available to all current Destiny owners on Xbox One and Playstation 4. The Private Match feature gives Destiny players the keys to the Crucible with the ability to challenge friends and foes alike in 18 competitive modes on almost 30 maps. If you haven’t made th...[Read More]

September Games with Gold Titles for Xbox Confirmed

We here at Marooners’ Rock wrote yesterday that the first title for September’s Games with Gold is Earthlock: Festival of Magic, a turn-based RPG by developers Snowcastle. The rest of the list was released, today, and includes a number of familiar titles.

Red Dead Redemption Backwards Compatibility Announced

Are you mourning the lack of cowboy simulations available on the Xbox One? Well, you can rejoice, because as of this Friday, July 8th, Red Dead Redemption will be available as part of Microsoft’s Xbox One Backwards Compatibility program.

Xbox Games with Gold for the Month of June Kicks Off with a “Baaaa”

So it turns out the “rumor” that I warned everyone about for the upcoming month of Games with Gold wasn’t partially incorrect. It was completely and totally wrong. Not a single game was similar, but that isn’t a bad thing, per se. Starting today, we get two new games, with two more on the way, but what are they?

Xbox Kicks Their Summer Off Early with Huge Sale!

This morning a sale went live for Xbox Live users. Every week we get the weekly deals, or the spotlight sale or whatever. This week is different. This week may possibly be dubbed as the Spring Cleaning sale for Xbox, because whoa. This sale is pretty sweet.

Rumor: June Games with Gold Possibly Revealed

It seems like a monthly tradition for us here at Marooners’ Rock, as well as other news sources, that in the week leading up to the end of a month, someway, somehow, Microsoft leaks the next month’s Games with Gold listing. Every month, the games revealed turn out to be true. This month’s leak has me… leery. To say the least. You’ll see why.

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