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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

Postby Skynet » Wed May 17, 2017 7:27 pm

Dr. Zoidberg wrote:Looks like they fixed the price on Catherine, it's now $7.48.

Do you have Catherine? I've always wanted to play it for some reason.

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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

Postby Dr. Zoidberg » Wed May 17, 2017 7:35 pm

No, but I'll probably get it though at that price.

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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

Postby Matisfaction » Thu May 18, 2017 12:23 am

Some sweet bargains there.

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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

Postby Skynet » Thu May 18, 2017 7:03 am

Dr. Zoidberg wrote:No, but I'll probably get it though at that price.

I ended up buying it

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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

Postby Dr. Zoidberg » Fri May 19, 2017 12:38 am

The port of Phantom Dust is free on Xbox One. Wowee, a free game on console!

https://www.microsoft.com/en-AU/store/p ... CDNBHR11MR

It's also free on PC.

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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

Postby Skynet » Wed May 24, 2017 7:16 am

I have Speed Runners on Steam, it's a good game but it's best with friends.

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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

Postby Hawq » Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:29 am

Achievements & Widescreen TVs Won’t Be Supported By Most Backwards Compatible Xbox Games

Hope you weren't hoping for achievements & widescreen TV support.

The time has arrived. Original Xbox games will become backwards compatible. What could be bad about that, you get to play your childhood favourites on your Xbox One, reminiscing about the good ol' days? Well, unfortunately original Xbox games won't support modern features such as achievements and widescreen TVs.

Phil Spencer's announcement that original Xbox games would be playable is great news, for sure. However, you can't teach an old dog new tricks, as each game relies upon its original code, so I hope you weren't hoping for some sweet nostalgia in the form of achievements.

"Most OGXbox games didn't have [widescreen]," Spencer explained when the question arose on Twitter. "Can't really easily change the frame buffer aspect ratio on a shipped game from [backwards compatibility]".

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@XboxP3 Original Xbox BC get widescreen at launch?

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"We run the OG code, so the game will support what the original game supported" Spencer explained in another tweet. I hope you weren't looking forward to new Xbox Live achievements either as that would mean every single game would need to be patched.

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@XboxP3 @XtremeGaming22 So, if a OG Xbox game supported widescreen and 4:3 then it will display 4:3 on Xbox One?

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@XboxP3 @XtremeGaming22 how about the possibility of adding achievements?

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@LeeTSanders @XtremeGaming22 Only real option is to patch each game, won't happen. Could give achvmnt 4 "playing", don't really like that

While the service will support fewer games than Xbox 360 titles, Microsoft is considering other additions, such as the ability to run a separate Live login for classic Xbox games. At this moment in time, only Crimson Skies and Fuzion Frenzy are the only Xbox games confirmed to have backwards compatibility, but I'm sure that list will grow in time.
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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

Postby Hawq » Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:49 pm

dang popped something in the wrong bit by accident, ignore this

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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

Postby Matisfaction » Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:40 pm

Hope Burnout 2&3 is on the list

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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

Postby ian » Wed Jul 05, 2017 11:46 pm

Summary of Xbox backwards compatibility:
Please try again
For some reason /INSERT GAME HERE has taken too long to start.
Close Help...

And help consists of the gems:
"3.Choose Quit 4. Try Launching it again."
"If that does not work, turn your xbox off, then turn it back on, and try again"

I'm not sure if Microsoft are trolling me, or serious.. Downloaded all this shit, and I can't play any 360 games included on rare replay.
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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

Postby ian » Sat Jul 08, 2017 4:08 am

well I gave up on backwards compatibility when i found the fix. the trick is, if you want to play a game more than once, simply delete and re fucking download it, works for first launch, then never again!


on the plus side. forza horizon 3 is pretty good. I played it non stop for 16-17 hours
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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

Postby Skynet » Sat Jul 08, 2017 4:34 pm

ian wrote:well I gave up on backwards compatibility when i found the fix. the trick is, if you want to play a game more than once, simply delete and re fucking download it, works for first launch, then never again

I honestly have no idea why the fuck you have so much trouble with technology. Backwards compatibility works fine. A good chunk of the games I play are backwards compat on XB1.

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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

Postby Dr. Zoidberg » Sat Jul 08, 2017 4:49 pm

BC works fine for me as well although funnily enough I did have some problems with a few of the games on Rare Replay not downloading properly.

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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

Postby Skynet » Sat Jul 08, 2017 5:10 pm

Dr. Zoidberg wrote:BC works fine for me as well although funnily enough I did have some problems with a few of the games on Rare Replay not downloading properly.

Maybe it's because I don't have Rare Replay that I haven't seen the issue.

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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

Postby ian » Sun Jul 09, 2017 2:10 am

:olol: It's mostly the games on rare replay, trials wouldn't load at all yet. redownloading it too lol, but I doubt anything else will get a look in now that Forza horizon 3 is getting better. I just unlocked a reliant, so there's hours of fun right there.
But our accent is really, REALLY weird to hear in a game, it's cringeworthy.. do we all really sound like that, or did they make the accent deliberately AUSSIE to drill into international markets that it's from"'STRAYA MATE, G'DAY"

There's something about this game that makes all the shit tolerable. When I first heard the voices, saw the illegal street race events, races against trains and planes, drift zones, drones, and the word drivatar, its was all a massive UGH!! But there's enough Burnout paradise in it to keep me racing. and the level of vehicular exploring is great.. The barn finds in particular are great fun, if a little unbelievable the cars in them. In fact, if this game was nothing but pissing around exploring, and finding cars in barns, I would keep playing it.
I've spent most of today hurling around off road in a lowered ute pretending to be a yobbo, and making fun of the aussie accent. :olol:
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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

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Re: Microsoft Games General Thread

Postby melancholy » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:23 pm

Am I the only one that doesn't find Conan's Clueless Gamer funny? I think it's his worst segment to be honest.


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