Category: Games

Larry “Major Nelson” Hyrb revealed today on Twitter that the 2002 adventure game Syberia and the 2007 rhythm game Boom Boom Rocket are coming today to Xbox One via its backwards compatibility program.

The two games will join an ever-growing list of games, such as Fallout New Vegas and Red Dead Redemption. An entire list of available titles can be found at Xbox’s website.

For more on Xbox, make sure read our primer on the upcoming Xbox One S

[Source: Larry Hyrb on Twitter]

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Starting today, players can download two new character packs for Lego
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, provided they aren’t playing on Wii U,
3DS, or Vita. These are the first two of five planned DLC waves included in the Season Pass.

Joining in on the brick-based fun are a total of 16 new heroes and
villains, as well as four new vehicles of varying sizes. You can see a
few of these new characters and starfighters in action in the trailers
below.

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Characters included in the prequel trilogy pack are a damaged Anakin
Skywalker , Captain Panaka, Darth Maul, Jango Fett, Jar Jar Binks,
Padmé Naberrie, Watto, and Zam Wesell. The Freemaker Adventures
television series is represented by  Kordi Freemaker,
Rowan Freemaker, Zander Freemaker, Naare, Raam, Roger the Battle Droid, Baash, and Graballa the Hutt. The Naboo Fighter and Star Scavenger are also added in full size and microfighter form.

Each of these DLC packs can be purchased individually for $2.99, or in the $9.99 Season Pass. In our review, we found Lego Star Wars to be a fun way to experience the latest stories in a galaxy far, far away.

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The sublime, Orwellian-inspired We Happy Few is out now via several different early access programs. Check out a new gameplay trailer to be introduced to the game’s surreal world and combat.

We Happy Few is available for Xbox via its Preview program, Steam Early Access, and GOG’s Games In Development. For those participating in early access, developer Compulsion Games will be adding content and features, such as expanding the city Wellington
Wells. Players currently have access to some of the game’s key mechanics, such as, “
social
conformity and suspicion, Joy intake, crafting, combat, and survival,” as explained in a press release.

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A date for We Happy Few’s full release has not yet been announced, though it’s expected to come out this year. For more on the game, read our E3 preview.

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