Xbox 360 Even More Backwards Compatible

armedanddangerous.jpgToday is the day I put my original Xbox to rest. Larry Hryb has posted a list of newly backwards compatible titles for the Xbox 360, and with it my last non-compatible game, the brilliant Armed and Dangerous, now works in my 360. A little stuttering during the cut scenes, but the gameplay is solid and the humour intact. In fact, I nearly missed posting this story because I got wrapped up in playing, so it obviously works well enough. Armed and Dangerous is joined by Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance, Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone, The Bard's Tale, and...The Guy Game, along with many more, bringing the BC list past the 300 mark. Hit the jump for the list in its entirety. *sigh* Goodbye, giant black box. I don't know I'll fill the space left in my entertainment centre left by your passing. Perhaps a small island nation.

November 2007 Back Compat titles added:

2006 Fifa World Cup Germany 25 to Life AMF Bowling 2004 Apex Arena Football Armed and Dangerous Baldurs Gate: Dark Alliance Batman Rise of Sin Tzu Bionicle Blade II Blinx: The Timesweeper Blitz The League Blood Omen 2 Blowout Breakdown Burnout 2: Point of Impact Cabelas Dangerous Hunts 2 Championship Manager 2006 Colin Mcrae Rally 2005 Crime Life: Gang Wars Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2 Dungeons& Dragons Heroes ESPN College Hoops 2k5 ESPN NFL 2k5 Fantastic 4 FIFA 06 Soccer Fight Night: Round 3 Final Fight: Streetwise Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone Freedom Fighters Freestyle Street Soccer Future Tactics: The Uprising Godzilla Destroy All Monsters Melee Godzilla Save the Earth Goldeneye Rogue Agent Greg Hastings Tournament Paintball Max'd High Heat MLB 2004 Hunter: The Reckoning Indiana Jones And The Emperors Tomb MLB Slugfest Loaded MVP Baseball 2003 MVP Baseball 2004 MVP Baseball 2005 Nascar Thunder 2002 Nascar Thunder 2003 NBA 2k3 NBA Ballers NBA Inside Drive 2002 NBA Street V3 NCAA College Basketball 2k3 NCAA March Madness 2005 NCAA March Madness 2006 NFL 2k2 NFL 2k3 NHL 2005 NHL 2K3 NHL Hitz Pro Nightcaster: Defeat The Darkness NTRA Breeders Cup: World Thoroughbred Championships Playboy The Mansion RLH Hunt or be Hunted Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown Rocky Rugby 2006 Shattered Union Shrek Super Party Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter Starsky & Hutch Syberia II Techmo Classic Arcade Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Test Drive The Bard's Tale The Chronicles of Narnia The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe The Guy Game The Lord Of The Rings: The Third Age Thousand Land Thrillville Tom and Jerry in War of the Whiskers Turok: Evolution Van Helsing WarPath Worms 3D Zathura

November '07 Back Compat Update [Xbox Live's Major Nelson via Saving Progress]


    Still no Oddworld: Stranger. =/

    This is crap...

    Freedom Fighters is quite clearly on the list... so I rush out and buy it, put in my 360, wait 10 mins for the update, then get told the game I have put in is not compatible.... So, WTF?

    It spits out these numbers in the error message:

    X: 5829.0 B:1884.0

    So what am I doing wrong? I followed the instructions and got nothing... and now thanx to Microsoft, I've probably gone and wasted $40 on something I cant even play.

    So just spoke to Microsoft Oz Tech Support...

    Apperantly, not all of these games are compatible in Australia... this games on this list DEFINETLEY work in the US... and everyone else can get stuffed. So, I might as well have gone and flushed $40 down the toilet.

    The worst thing is, no one - not Kotaku, not Microsoft, NO ONE mentioned that the list was region dependant...

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