Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker is now backward compatible on Xbox One
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD Edition, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, and Axel & Pixel are the most recent to obtain the Xbox One backward-compatibility remedy.
Peace Walker arrives within the guise of Konami’s 2011 high-definition remaster of the 2010 PSP unique, and is an excellent Game – a lot in order that it is impressed not one however two retrospectives on Eurogamer. It’s notably notable in hindsight, having laid a lot of the groundwork – with its distinctive mission construction, Mother Base enlargement, and gotta-catch-em-all Fulton Extraction – for Kojima’s remaining Metal Gear Solid Game, the Phantom Pain.
At the time of its launch, Eurogamer’s Oli Welsh discovered a lot to admire in Peace Walker, saying in his review, “It’s still an acquired taste, but Peace Walker will satisfy fans, embarrass PSP owners with its riches, and ought to inspire curiosity at the very least in everyone else.”
Ghost Recon: Future Solider, in the meantime, marked the Ghost Recon collection’ first console outing in virtually five years when it launched on Xbox 360 again in 2012. It arrived within the lengthy shadow of Call of Duty and Gears of War, and took ample inspiration from each its in globe-trotting, third-person cover-shooting motion.
“Despite its generic tendencies,” mentioned Dan Whitehead in his Eurogamer review, “Future Soldier is never anything less than a very good third-person shooter […] it at least borrows its elements wisely, serves them up with style and polish, and retains enough of its strategic core to make it an easy recommendation for those hungry for another tour of duty.”
Rounding off this newest collection of backward compatible is 2009’s Axel & Pixel – a point-and-click journey a couple of painter who, alongside together with his canine, finds himself trapped in a world of his personal creation. It’s 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] events will bore players who prefer their game lessons to be taught in the whistle of a headshot or the blur of a hairpin corner,” mentioned Simon Parkin in his Axel & Pixel Eurogamer review, “But for those willing to sit back and savour the unhurriedness, the experience can be both enlightening and rewarding, revealing as it does truths about this world even as it paints a vivid picture of another.”
Those that occur to have the unique Xbox 360 discs of any of those handy, can simply pop them of their Xbox One and play. Alternatively, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD Edition and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier can be found digitally on the Xbox Games Store for £11.99 and £8.99 respectively.