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Three titles have joined the Xbox One backward compatibility program. Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb revealed on Twitter that three more games have been added to the massive list of Xbox 360 games that can be played on the Xbox One. The titles include Tekken 6, Midway Arcade Origins, and Mutant Storm Empire. So whether you like fighting, the classics, or mutant storms, there will be something ...read more
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Switch fans are enjoying the fruits of an apparent publisher error today. The Binding of Isaac publisher Nicalis seems to have have mistakenly tweeted an image of the Switch UI ahead of Nintendo’s reveal schedule. The publisher posted an image of a Switch to its Twitter feed earlier today, showing The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+, Cave Story and 1001 Spikes, as well as the system’s ...read more
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Xbox Chief Phil Spencer reminded gamers that Xbox doesn’t solely control which games come to backward compatibility. Gamers have been crying out for Call of Duty: Black Ops II to come to the Xbox One’s backward compatibility program, their requests seemingly falling on deaf ears. Nearly 200,000 votes have been cast on Microsoft’s website to bring the title to the program, but to no ...read more
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We’re finally going to get a release date for Tekken 7. Very soon, Namco will announce the release date for the highly anticipated Tekken 7. The game’s official Twitter shared the pre-announcement earlier, confirming that the game’s release is coming next week. No other details were specified, so we’ll have to keep an eye out for the entirety of the week.
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Super Mario Run is plodding towards one of the biggest mobile platforms at a pace more like Average Mario Plod. Super Mario Run will release on Android in March, apparently. We say “apparently” because the news comes from Nintendo of Japan on Twitter, via Gematsu, and it’s not unheard of for mobile games to release one region at a time to avoid knocking App Stores on their ass with ...read more
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A GTA 5 update delivered a new car and Adversary mode to GTA Online earlier today, but at the time Rockstar didn’t have anything to say about the patch, and it was left up to the community to detail the new additions. Now that we have Rockstar‘s formal description, we know there’s more to it than that. For starters, GTA Online players can enjoy a new featured premium stunt race, ...read more
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FIFA Ultimate Team changes to kits, Team Management, Squad Building Challenges and more. The latest update for FIFA 17 is now live on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. It hit the PC version of the game last week, and brought with it a number of changes. Just boot up your console, start FIFA 17, and the update should apply automagically. It’s just under 1GB in size. Be patient if the download ...read more
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Sony’s PlayStation 4 has sold more than double the amount of Xbox One consoles worldwide, according to recently revealed estimates. According to market research firm SuperData, the PS4 has shifted approximately 55 million units globally, against the Xbox One’s 26 million. While Microsoft does not publicly reveal the sales data for its Xbox family of systems, these estimated figures were ...read more
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Halo Wars 2 has gone gold, 343’s Dan Ayoub announced today in a Tweet. Although going gold still means this is the build that’ll be available on disc, the term is losing its significance as day one patches and the games as a service model become the norm. In other Halo Wars 2 news, the beta will go live on Friday on Xbox One, and PC for the first time. It’ll remain available all the ...read more
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According to a new report from mobile market firm App Annie, via VentureBeat, the Niantic Labs-developed Pokemon Go generated $950 million in revenue from July-December 2016. “By attracting millions of non-gamers, it reached a level of success that eludes even some of the most successful traditional video games,” reads the report. “This was thanks to the game’s beloved intellectual ...read more
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