Microsoft's Xbox One console is able to play a number of Xbox 360 and original Xbox titles as a result of its backwards compatibility functionality. This means Xbox One owners can revisit some of the Xbox 360 and original Xbox titles they already own, or discover some classics they might have missed out on first time round. The catalogue ranges from Xbox Live Arcade gems like Castle Crashers and Braid, to AAA blockbusters including Mass Effect and Red Dead Redemption. Since November 2015, the Xbox 360 games included in Xbox Live's monthly Games with Gold promotion have been backwards compatible, meaning Xbox One owners can potentially get a total of four free games a month. How can I play Xbox 360 and original Xbox games on my Xbox One? If you own the physical version of any of the Xbox titles listed below, you can put the disc into your Xbox One which will then download a digital file to the hard drive. You will need to have the game disc in the console's drive in order to play it. … [Read more...] about Complete list of backwards compatible games for Xbox One
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Magazine By Hannah Sander BBC News 7 February 2016 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-35503084 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Last week the death of chef Benoit Violier was widely reported - and in many headlines he was hailed as the … [Read more...] about Is there such a thing as ‘the world’s best chef’?
Kiwi songstress Lorde has made Rolling Stone's list of 100 Greatest Songs of the Century - so far. The only New Zealand musician to make the list, 21-year-old Ella Yelich-O'Connor comes in at number nine with her 2013 track Royals. Featuring in Rolling Stone's July 2018 edition, the list was curated after the magazine polled artists, critics and industry insiders, creating "the era's truly essential moments". The magazine labels Lorde's hit "maybe the greatest striver's anthem of our modern era". "Written in half an hour by a 15-year-old in Auckland, New Zealand - perfectly reasonable, since no one views the world's absurd unfairness, or their own rights within in it, with greater clarity than a 15-year-old, especially one situated 8,800 miles from Wall Street and the heart of pop-culture imperialism," Rolling Stone says. "Ella Yelich-O'Connor, a.k.a. Lorde, came up with the name after seeing a picture of the Kansas City Royals' George Brett in a magazine, and its critique of luxury … [Read more...] about Lorde makes Rolling Stone’s Top 100 Songs of the 21st Century
Football legend “King” Kenny Dalglish has become Sir Kenny as he leads more than 1,000 people receiving gongs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. The former Liverpool striker and manager, 67, is knighted for services to football, charity and the City of Liverpool. Also honoured are screen stars Emma Thompson and Keira Knightley, ex-University Challenge host Bamber Gascoigne and rapper Ms Dynamite. The list is full of hundreds of unsung heroes, from counsellors and a Holocaust survivor to Britain's longest-serving poppy seller. But there are also fatcat bosses of Royal Mail and Network Rail whose gongs are likely to prompt accusations of rewards for failure. Here is the 2018 Queen's Birthday Honours List in full. Honours in numbers In total, 1,057 people have received an award. Of the total number recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list this year, 210 have been made an OBE, 392 an MBE, and 318 awarded a BEM. There are always rows over gongs for cronies and … [Read more...] about Queen’s Birthday Honours full list for 2018
A collection of military archives containing more than 4,300 new military service pension files have been released today. Niall Murray reportsRole of women in wars detailed in pension filesThe stories of 600 women’s roles in the War of Independence and Civil War feature in the latest release of military service pension files.The files relate to 1,442 people who took part in the events and are accessible from this morning on the Military Archives website.They form part of the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection (MSPC) project which began a decade ago to make available the records that help piece together events being remembered in the ongoing Decade of Centenaries.The people whose files go online today include 82 who died between 1919 and 1921, whose families were entitled to payments if they could prove their dependence on them.The 603 women whose files are being released bring to nearly 1,500 the number of female applicants whose activities are now detailed at the … [Read more...] about Military archives: Pension files highlight role of women in Irish wars and IRA’s 1922 massacre