Xbox fans were outraged earlier this week when they learned that No Man’s Sky; previously exclusive to PlayStation 4 and PC, was going to be arriving on the Xbox One platform later this year. “We can’t be having two lacking-in content titles on our Xbox,” they spouted in anger, and who can blame them?! Continue reading Xbox fans demand Sea of Thieves goes to PlayStation, “if we’re getting No Man’s Sky”
Sea of Thieves was in development for quite a while and I was lucky enough to be a part of the play test sessions and provide the developers with feedback throughout so that they could hopefully improve the game so that it could reach its potential come release day. So did Sea of thieves reach it’s Potential? It’s a tricky one to answer. The short version is no but if you want the slightly longer version then read on. Continue reading Sea Of Thieves Review
Rare’s Sea of Thieves received another showing at E3 this year during the Xbox briefing and the narrated trailer featured a tonne of charm and wooden buckets full of fun and co-op teamwork. Explore vast oceans and island hiding spots to find more loot and treasure to upgrade your ship and gear to take the fight to other pirates at sea. Continue reading Sea of Thieves E3 2017 gameplay walkthrough
Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer joined the crew at Rare to take part in another closed beta testing of Sea of Thieves, an Xbox One and Windows 10 title that looks like an absolute blast in terms of social gameplay. This 10 minute snippet of gameplay follows a few crews on their wild adventures to find loot. Continue reading Latest Sea of Thieves gameplay looks a (cannon) blast
This week, Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox took to the Xbox Newswire to ramp up excitement and to comfort fans with words of a promising 2017. So far for the company, it’s been a rough road when compared to its competitor, and with already canceled games and a lack of new confirmed IPs on the horizon, it’s understandable for fans to feel grim. But Phil says everything will be alright, so should we believe him? Continue reading Xbox ramps up hype and expectation for 2017
With Scalebound now just a pipe dream for a few disgruntled Xbox One and Windows 10 fans, eyes now turn more firmly towards Rare’s Sea of Thieves, a game that has been teased for over two years. With a release due this year, details are still a little sketchy, with the odd developer diary video sharing a few details here and there. Will it be a winner for Xbox One? Continue reading The co-operation of Sea of Thieves
As we pick our Games of the Year for 2016 our attention naturally turns to what the following year has in store for us and the industry. I thought I’d share with you what some of my most anticipated games are for the coming year. 2017 is going to be a big year for the big 3 console platforms with PlayStation looking to build it’s VR and PS4 Pro platforms and with the Nintendo Switch and Xbox Scorpio releasing next year it’s certainly going to be interesting and expensive.
Having looked back over a pretty packed 2015 it’s time to cast our gaze forward to what 2016 has in store for us. Last year’s E3 teased a lot and left many feeling excited for what is coming our way. Continue reading Looking forward – The games of 2016
Trusty old Rare, eh? With recent news headlines of their Sea of Thieves game being the best game the studio has ever created, coming from the mouth of Microsoft executive Kudo Tsunodo, there may be some pressure on the team to live up to those words, and create a phenomenal game world. Best hire some real life pirates to make sure the game is authentic, eh?
Well that’s one way to garner hype early on! According to Microsoft executive Kudo Tsunodo in an interview with Official Xbox Magazine, the upcoming Xbox One and PC game, Sea of Thieves, is “gonna be the best game that Rare has ever made.”
Well that is quite the statement with the UK studios long list of much loved, creative titles, and may be a little difficult to imagine considering that Rare haven’t really been themselves for a while.