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Five XBLA games added to Xbox One backwards compatible list

Even more excuses never to get the Xbox 360 out of the utility closet under the stairs and blow the dust from its little face.

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Five XBLA games added to Xbox One backwards compatible list

Microsoft has made five more Xbox 360 games playable on Xbox One, in response to your unceasing demands not to have all the money you spent over the past ten years seem quite so evaporative.

The new games, harvested from the ranks of Xbox Live Arcade, are 80's and 90's classics Altered Beast, Comix Zone and Double Dragon; recent Ron Gilbert adventure The Cave; and 2011's Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime.

The full list of Xbox 360 games playable on Xbox One via backwards compatibility is now over 160 titles, and always available on Major Nelson's blog. The list is generally updated with new titles at least once a week.

it's a little disappointing to see these cheap, less popular games make the jump while we're still waiting for popular triple-A hits. The current list of most wanted titles on Xbox User Voice includes no-brainers like Call of Duty Black Ops 2, Skyrim and Red Dead Redemption - which we know is in the works, even if Microsoft won't admit it. (Licensing deals are to blame, apparently.)

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