Marking a year since Halo 2’s launch Bungie has revealed some more details of the Xbox 360’s somewhat obscure backwards compatibility features. We already knew there are probably going to be some old Xbox titles that won’t run on the new console but Halo fans will be pleased to hear that the top selling title is definitley going to work. It looks like the 360, instead of simply playing the Xbox games, will manage to make them look a whole lot better too (as the pic supposedly demonstrates) enabling widescreen, 720p graphics and full-scene anti-aliasing. This should provide the reason for digging out the old Halo games that Xbox promised us before and, best of all, you can just use your original copy to play; no alterations are required. And all of Halo 2’s Xbox Live features will work too.
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When the Gates of Fate send Alex and Lisa back in time, each to a different decade, they must figure out how to return to the present, and each other, before a rumbling volcano spews its contents. Guide Lisa as she befriends a local gir…
- Dark Strokes: Sins of the Fathers
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When Evil comes for the people you love, what will you do? That moment of reckoning has arrived for Ethan Blake, a young man whose bride-to-be was snatched up in the blink of an eye by a terrifying menace known as the Faceless Ones. Gu…
- Katy and Bob: Way Back Home
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Katy and Bob need to learn the value of a dollar, so their father strands them on an island where their only option is to earn their tickets home! Join these slothful siblings as they find work slinging drinks at a tropical bar! While th…
- Youda Legend The Curse of the Amsterdam Diamond
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Welcome to Amsterdam!
The dark influence of an old curse still taunts the beautiful city of Amsterdam.
Puzzling through old city mysteries and searching for clues you might be on the biggest quest you have ever experienced.
- Gamer competition goes big
If you’re near San Jose on July 23 make for the Tech Museum. The Maxgames video tournament, hosted there, will see gamers competing on a variety of console games including Halo, Mario Kart: Double Dash and SSX3 on a 40 by 60 foot IMAX screen. Surround soun…