Original Xbox Backward Compatibility – Impressions

The Late Night Session

Now that games from the original 2001 edition of the Xbox are appearing on the latest consoles it’s interesting to look back at and see how some genres have progressed in that time compared to others.

A good example for me was when I jumped back into EA & Criterion’s 2006 shooter Black. I was quite excited at the thought of playing the game again as the big appeal of the game for me was the presentation side with its meaty sound and emphasis on the guns and what they do best.

This often used screenshot is how I remembered Black: big guns and bigger explosions. (From PS2 version)

However after playing the game on my Xbox One, the game doesn’t compare all that well thanks to some dingy graphics and movement that feels lethargic compared to modern shooters. The gunplay which was so thrilling back then doesn’t hold…

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