Xbox Announces Eight New Backwards Compatible Titles Available Today!

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By: Matthew Goodman (@CreedsDelight)

 

Microsoft released eight new Xbox 360 titles for their Backwards Compatibility emulator on the Xbox One. The most notable title coming from this announcement is the long-awaited, critically-acclaimed Fallout: New Vegas. Other titles include Blood Knights, Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara, Red Faction: Battlegrounds and Joe Danger Special Edition. Take a look at the full list below for pricing and other info.

 

Fallout: New Vegas: $14.99

Experience all the sights and sounds of fabulous New Vegas, brought to you by Vault-Tec, America’s First Choice in Post Nuclear Simulation. Explore the treacherous wastes of the Great Southwest from the safety and comfort of your very own vault: Meet new people, confront terrifying creatures, and arm yourself with the latest high-tech weaponry as you make a name for yourself on a thrilling new journey across the Mojave wasteland. A word of warning, however – while Vault-Tec engineers have prepared for every contingency, in Vegas, fortunes can change in an instant. Enjoy your stay. *Should not be construed as a legally-binding claim.*

Blood Knights: $14.99

Two deadly enemies. One blood bond. No mercy. Fight with Alysa and Jeremy against hordes of enemies. Carnage for two: play solo or with a friend! The hack’n’slay offers single and multiplayer modes that allow you to play solo or with another player at any time. Co-op mode opens up a range of different tactical combat options: capture enemies with the vampire grip and drink their blood to increase your strength. Share your blood with your fellow player and support them.

Comic Jumper: $14.99

Comic in trouble? Readership at an all-time low? Then look no further than superheroes-for-hire, The Captain and Star! Your friendly neighborhood “Comic Jumper” offers not so discrete intervention into multiple comic genres: Modern, Fantasy, Silver Age and Manga. Any genre, any crisis, The Captain will save the day and be one of the best experiences you will have on XBLA! (rhyme intended)

Crystal Quest: $4.99

The 1987 classic, Crystal Quest, returns with updated graphics, enhanced special effects, and Dolby sound! Pilot your ship through 60 waves, collecting crystals and evading the Nasties. These unique baddies—each one different—emerge from portals on each side of the screen.

Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara: $14.99

Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara combines two timeless D&D arcade classics -Tower of Doom and Shadow over Mystara- into one definitive package. Battle through a rich fantasy universe with a host of new features, including HD visuals, drop-in/drop-out 4 player online co-op, customizable House Rules, leaderboards, and a trove of extras.

I Am Alive: $14.99

One year after a worldwide cataclysmic event has wiped out most of human civilization, a man struggles for survival. Faced with an insecure, decaying, and hazardous world, he scours a desolated city, searching for his long lost wife and daughter. Survive the suffocating, murky streets covered in dust. Climb the teetering remains of the last standing skyscrapers to reach breathable air and find untouched resources. Explore the crumbling ruins of a once-thriving metropolis. And discover a changed human condition, punctuated by distrustful survivors, dangerous armed gangs, and victims in need.

Joe Danger Special Edition: $14.99

A death-defying thrill-ride starring the world’s most determined stuntman, Joe Danger! Combo, boost and pull ludicrous stunts to fill Stadiums and put Joe back on the podium. Race against your friends or take on your rivals, the reckless Team Nasty. Leap school buses full of screaming kids and pools of ravenous sharks, as you attempt to wheelie your way into the record books in over 100 eye-poppingly gorgeous levels! Stunt, create, share! Drop into the sandbox to make your own Events and torment your friends with your devious creations. Special Edition is the ultimate fun packed version of the multi-awarding winning Joe Danger. Experiment with 30 insane level creations in the Laboratory and unlock some new friends, exclusive to Xbox 360!

Red Faction: Battlegrounds: $9.99

The destructive gameplay from the Red Faction franchise comes to the arcade with twin-stick shooter Red Faction: Battlegrounds! Jump into your favorite tank or mech and use Gauss Cannons, Thermobaric Rockets, and Singularity Bombs to destroy the competition in a variety of party-play style local and online multiplayer modes and single player challenges.

Which game(s) are you looking forward to the most? Let us know in the comments section below!

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