Best Original Xbox Games Not Backwards Compatible




Below are the best original Xbox games "not" compatible with the Microsoft Xbox 360. So you might want to keep your original Xbox for these great games. This is not to say that the backwards compatibility on Xbox 360 is not broken, there are plenty issues with several games. JSRF for example has several issues and the game is quite expensive. On the other hand, the JSRF/Sega GT 2002 is a lot easier and less expensive to buy and yet its not compatible. 

For more info on playing original Xbox games on Xbox 360, see Xbox 360 compatibility list

We go into depth of the compatibility and some games have major glitches which might as well be not be compatible. 

















Action/Adventure:
Metal Gear Solid 2 Substance
JSRF Jet Set Radio Future/Sega GT 2002
Gunvalkyrie
Mafia
From Russia With Love
Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones
Prince of Persia: Warrior Within
The Warriors
Destroy All Humans 2
Dino Crisis 3
Psi-Ops The Mind Gate Conspiracy
Oddworld Stranger's Wrath
ToeJam & Earl III Mission to Earth
Tenchu Return From Darkness
The Hobbit
X-Men Legends
X-Men Legends II Rise of the Apocalypse 
The Sims
Karaoke Revolution Party
Mechassault
Otogi
Otogi 2
Steel Battalion
Steel Battalion 2
Metal slug 4 & 5
Voodoo Vince
Azurik Rise of Perathia
Advent Rising

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RPG (Role Playing Game):
Arx Fatalis

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Compilation:
Taito Legends
Taito Legends 2
Capcom Classics Collection
Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2
Midway Arcade Treasures
Midway Arcade Treasures 2
Midway Arcade Treasures 3

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FPS (First Person Shooter):
Brothers in Arms Road to Hill 30
Red Dead Revolver
Far Cry 3 Instincts Evolution
Unreal Championship
Project Snowblind
Tron 2.0 Killer App
TimeSplitters 2
TimeSplitters Future Perfect

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Fighting:
Capcom vs SNK 2 EO
Ultimate Fighting Championship Tapout (UFC Tapout)
UFC Tapout 2
King of Fighters Maximum Impact Mania
Def Jam Fight for NY
Samurai Shodown V
Fight Night Round 2

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Racing:
Rallisport Challenge 2
Midnight Club II
Midnight Club III
Crash Tag Team Racing
MotoGP 3 Ultimate Racing Technology
Crazy Taxi 3
Need for Speed Most Wanted
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2
Burnout Revenge

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Sports:
Top Spin
Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball
NBA Street Vol. 2
NBA 2K2
NHL 2002
NFL Street
NFL Street 2
SSX Tricky
Aggressive Inline

Source: www.xbox.com
Original Xbox Softmod Kit