Xbox Live Director of Programming Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb announced that two new games are available on Xbox One backward compatibility as of today. Hack and slash title Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and construction puzzle simulator Screamride are now available.
A spinoff of the Metal Gear series, Metal Gear Rising: Revengance was released on February 19th, 2013 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox 360 and for PC in 2014. Developed by Platinum Games, produced by Kojima Productions and published by Konami Metal Gear Rising is set four years after the events of Metal Gear Solid 4 players control Raiden as he confronts a Private Military Corporation (PMC) known as Desperado Enforcement. Unlike the Metal Gear games which are stealth-based, Metal Gear Rising‘s gameplay is action-oriented, similar to the Bayonetta series.
Screamride is a puzzle game released on March 3rd, 2015 on Xbox 360 and Xbox One and was developed by Frontier Developments and published by Microsoft Studios. Often referred to as a “spiritual successor” to RollerCoaster Tycoon, the game features more than fifty levels to try as well as three gameplay modes. Engineer where players must solve development puzzles for a roller coaster and thrill rides to meet certain conditions by using limited resources. ScreamRider, which allows players to can ride and take control of the coasters, with the goal of trying to stay on the rollercoaster for the entire ride, and Demolition Expert, where you can demolish environments and various objects.