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E3 2017: Sea of Thieves Release Window Announced

Share. We’ll be waiting a bit longer for Rare’s shared-world pirate adventure. By Lucy O’Brien Sea of Thieves will be released on both Xbox One and Windows 10 in Early 2018. The window was announced today at Xbox’s E3 press conference. At E3, Rare showed off a Sea of Thieves mission that began with a a group of pirates readying their ship for sail. They then swamp down to a ship wreck and plundered it …

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Meet Assassin’s Creed Origin’s New Hero – And His Eagle – Features

The Assassin’s Creed series is filled with memorable heroes, including Altair, Ezio, Edward, and Evie. The latest game in the franchise stars Bayek, an Egyptian warrior who isn’t a member of the Assassin Brotherhood. There’s a good reason – he hasn’t founded it yet. We spoke to the creators of Assassin’s Creed Origins to learn more about this character, who is an instrumental part of AC lore. We’ve also got exclusive details on his animal …

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Pro video gaming reaches NZ shores as newly-crowned national champ prepares for career overseas | 1 NEWS NOW

Traditionally, playing sports is about getting off your backside and getting physical outdoors. Massey High and Mt Roskill Grammar battled it out on a virtual playing field, to win the first ever Secondary Schools Gaming Championship.Source: 1 NEWS But eSports, or professional computer game competitions, are building momentum and those in the industry say it’s just as good because gamers can work up a sweat without leaving your seat. And now schools are behind it. …

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E3 2017: Dragon Ball FighterZ Revealed

Share. Launching in 2018. By Alex Osborn Dragon Ball FighterZ, a new 2.5D fighting game from developer Arc System Works, was officially announced today during Microsoft’s E3 press conference. The game will feature a three-versus-three team battle system, and will release for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC in early 2018. For an early look at the game, check out the announcement trailer below: Dragon Ball FighterZ will be enhanced for those who play the game …

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E3 2017: First Details Revealed for BioWare’s Anthem

Share. Take on massive enemies and hunt for loot with friends. By Miranda Sanchez BioWare’s next game, Anthem, is an open-world, third-person shooter that’s coming in 2018. Players don exosuits called javelins, each of which have different abilities. With them, players can take out massive enemies, fly, and swim underwater, as shown the gameplay demo at Microsoft’s E3 2017 press conference. Anthem was first revealed at EA Play 2017 with a short teaser, and BioWare has …

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E3 2017: Xbox One X Price Revealed

Share. Arriving on November 7. By Lucy O’Brien Xbox One X will cost $499 when it launches on November 7, 2017, Microsoft announced today at Xbox’s E3 press conference. Microsoft revealed Xbox One X as the official name of Project Scorpio earlier in its conference. Originally codenamed ‘Project Scorpio,’ Microsoft’s next console has a CPU that runs 30 percent faster than the one powering the current Xbox One, and boasts a GPU that is 4.6 times …

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What We Learned From Playing Assassin’s Creed Origins – Features

As we just announced, Assassin’s Creed Origins is our latest cover story. Kimberley Wallace and I traveled to Montreal to check out the game and learn more about what the team was hoping to achieve with the latest entry. It’s a significant departure for the series, in that it brings RPG elements to the forefront scraps the longstanding way of handling combat. Kim and I decided to have a conversation about what we saw, since …

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E3 2017: We Played Assassin’s Creed Origins on Xbox One X

Share. We spent an hour in Ancient Egypt on Microsoft’s new hardware. Here’s what we thought. By Marty Sliva After a long, winding road of leaks, Ubisoft officially revealed Assassin’s Creed Origins on stage at Microsoft’s E3 2017 press conference. Taking a year off after 2015’s Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, the team behind 2013’s incredible Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is behind the wheel of this year’s game, which takes the series back to the furthest …

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E3 2017: Life Is Strange: Before the Storm Details, Release Date Announced

Share. Square Enix and Dontnod’s episodic series returns. By Jonathon Dornbush Life Is Strange: Before the Storm’s first episode of three is coming on August 31. Square Enix and Dontnod Entertainment officially revealed the first Life Is Strange: Before the Storm details on Microsoft’s stage at E3 2017. Dontnod previously confirmed earlier this year that development on the sequel had begun, though the developer said the game wouldn’t be making an appearance at E3. Images of …

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E3 2017: Crackdown 3 Release Date Announced

Share. Mayhem is returning. By Lucy O’Brien Crackdown 3 will hit Xbox One, Xbox One X and PC on November 7, it was announced at today’s Xbox E3 press conference. That release is the same day as the planned worldwide release of the Xbox One X. Microsoft showcased the title with a new trailer that included an appearance by Brooklyn 9-9 star Terry Crews. Crackdown 3 has had a low profile since we got to …

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E3 2017: Cuphead Release Date Announced

By Lucy O’Brien Cuphead, Studio MDHR’s side-scroller that was first announced in 2014, has finally been given a release date of September 29 on Xbox One and PC. The date was revealed at Xbox’s E3 press conference today. Cuphead was first revealed at E3 2014 and was later given a 2016 launch window at E3 2015, before Studio MDHR revealed that it would be delayed until some time this year. We’ve gone rounds with Cuphead since its …

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E3 2017: Deep Rock Galactic Announced

Share. Coming to Windows 10 and Xbox One. By Alex Osborn Deep Rock Galactic, a new first-person shooter from developer Ghost Ship Games, was announced today during Microsoft’s E3 2017 press conference. The game will be enhanced for Xbox One X, complete with support for 4K and HDR. Check out the reveal trailer below: Based on the footage shown, players will assume control of a group of Dwarves who must fend of enemy creatures, including spiders, …

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E3 2017: Minecraft Better Together Update Announced

Share. Nintendo Switch, Xbox One cross-console platform play included. By Jonathon Dornbush Mojang has announced a new update coming to Minecraft this summer, that will unify the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One with mobile and Windows 10 PC versions of the game. The Better Together update will bring these two platforms into the Bedrock Engine family for the game, an engine designed for cross-platform play. Players across Switch, Xbox One, Windows, and mobile devices can …

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E3 2017: State of Decay 2 Release Window Revealed

Share. The sequel to 2013’s multiplayer zombie game now has a launch date. By Lucy O’Brien State of Decay 2 will arrive on Xbox One and Windows 10 in spring 2018, it was announced today at Xbox’s E3 press conference. A new trailer aired during the conference showed a deeper look at the gameplay and world of the upcoming sequel. Microsoft originally revealed the game at E3 2016 with a planned 2017 launch window. In …

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E3 2017: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Officially Announced For Xbox One

Share. The battle royale comes to console. By Chloi Rad PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is coming to Xbox One in late 2017. Brendan ‘PlayerUnknown’ Greene took the stage during Microsoft’s E3 2017 to make the official announcement. The game will launch on Xbox as a console exclusive, but that implies that it may come to other platforms at a later date. The game will receive an Xbox One X update when the new console arrives on November …

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