Metallic Gear Stable: Peace Walker HD Version, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, and Axel & Pixel are the most recent video games to obtain the Xbox One backward-compatibility therapy.
Peace Walker arrives within the guise of Konami’s 2011 high-definition remaster of the 2010 PSP unique, and is a good recreation – a lot in order that it is impressed not one however two retrospectives on Eurogamer. It is significantly notable in hindsight, having laid a lot of the groundwork – with its distinctive mission construction, Mom Base enlargement, and gotta-catch-em-all Fulton Extraction – for Kojima’s closing Metallic Gear Stable recreation, the Phantom Ache.
On the time of its launch, Eurogamer’s Oli Welsh discovered a lot to admire in Peace Walker, saying in his review, “It is nonetheless an acquired style, however Peace Walker will fulfill followers, embarrass PSP house owners with its riches, and must encourage curiosity on the very least in everybody else.”
Ghost Recon: Future Solider, in the meantime, marked the Ghost Recon collection’ first console outing in nearly 5 years when it launched on Xbox 360 again in 2012. It arrived within the lengthy shadow of Name of Responsibility and Gears of Conflict, and took ample inspiration from each its in globe-trotting, third-person cover-shooting motion.
“Regardless of its generic tendencies,” stated Dan Whitehead in his Eurogamer review, “Future Soldier isn’t something lower than an excellent third-person shooter […] it at the least borrows its components properly, serves them up with fashion and polish, and retains sufficient of its strategic core to make it a simple suggestion for these hungry for one more tour of responsibility.”
Rounding off this newest collection of backward appropriate video games is 2009’s Axel & Pixel – a point-and-click journey a couple of painter who, alongside along with his canine, finds himself trapped in a world of his personal creation. It is delivers a well-known mixture of brainteasers and mini-games, all wrapped up in a surreal aesthetic not dissimilar to Terry Gilliam’s Monty Python animations.
“The drawn-out sequencing of [puzzle] occasions will bore gamers preferring their recreation classes to be taught within the whistle of a headshot or the blur of a hairpin nook,” stated Simon Parkin in his Axel & Pixel Eurogamer review, “However for these keen to sit down again and savour the unhurriedness, the expertise will be each enlightening and rewarding, revealing because it does truths about this world even because it paints a vivid image of one other.”
People who occur to have the unique Xbox 360 discs of any of those video games handy, can simply pop them of their Xbox One and play. Alternatively, Metallic Gear Stable: Peace Walker HD Version and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier can be found digitally on the Xbox Video games Retailer for 11.99 and £8.99 respectively.