Major Nelson has just taken to Twitter and his blog to announce a new set of Xbox One Backward Compatible titles. Crystal Quest, Comic Jumper, I am Alive, Blood Knights, Red Faction Battlegrounds, Joe Danger, Fall it: New Vegas and D &D Chronicles highlight the list of new titles. As is usual, we’ve given all eight titles a look and have included download links and descriptions for you below.
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.
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
Here we are, it’s impulse buy time. You already know how awesome “Comic Jumper” is going to be from that sweet demo, but maybe you need more. How about a free premium dashboard theme? Free gamer pics? Free avatar accessories? Yes. Tons of unlockables and bonuses? How about a few new “Splosion Man” levels for good measure? “Comic Jumper” comes from Twisted Pixel Games, creators of the award-winning “Splosion Man” and “The Maw.”
Crystal Quest: $4.99
The 1987 classic 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. Fire your weapon at them, or deploy a smart bomb to vaporize every Nasty on the screen. Grab all the crystals to open the gateway at the bottom of the screen. And don’t forget to gather up the goodies in each wave… you can find bonus points, extra smart bombs and even an occasional mega-crystal for massive points!
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!
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
So, there you have it. Those are all eight games which were just added to the Xbox One Backward Compatible titles. What are your thoughts on these titles? Will you download any of them? Let us know by dropping us a comment below.Further reading: Backward Compatibility, Fallout, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One