Sea of Thieves Review

Sea of Thieves Developer: Rare Publisher: Microsoft Platform:Xbox One (Reviewed), Windows Release Date: 20 March 2018 Price: $59.99 US – Available Here $99.95 AUD – Available Here Overview After gamers were given a fresh taste of playing as a pirate five years ago, many wondered just when we would see a larger developer produce a title focused solely as playing as a scoundrel on the se...

Sea of Thieves to Launch in Early 2018

Sea of Thieves has been in the works for quite some time but it seems that the end is at least in sight as Rare and Microsoft revealed during the company’s E3 press conference that they are planning on having the open-world pirate game released on Xbox One and Windows 10 in early 2018. At release the game will be a 4K UHD, HDR, Xbox One X Enhanced, and Xbox Play Anywhere title. To go along w...

Sea of Thieves Developer Gameplay Video Released

While we still don’t have a set release date other than sometime in 2017 for Rare’s Sea of Thieves, that hasn’t stopped the developers and Microsoft from giving us small glimpses of gameplay. This latest video begins what will likely be a series of videos featuring the development team of the game playing through the Technical Alpha version of the game and interacting with other ...

Sea of Thieves Debut Gameplay Footage Released

During Microsoft‘s E3 2016 press conference Rare debuted the first gameplay footage for the company’s upcoming pirate adventure game for the Xbox One and PC, Sea of Thieves. To go along with this debut gameplay footage the company also released a cinematic trailer and you can check out both videos below. For those who haven’t followed the game, Sea of Thieves is described as an “...

Rare Replay Review

Rare Replay Developer: Rare Publisher: Microsoft Platforms: Xbox One (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now Price: AU$49.95 – Available Here | US$29.99 – Available Here Overview Rare ltd. is one of those gaming companies that is fondly remembered by gamers all around the world for one reason or another. Whether it is arcade classics like Jetpack or Attic Attack or the litany of classic Ninte...

Microsoft’s 2015 E3 Presentation: The Complete Recap

Welcome to Capsule Computers live (or semi-live) recap of events with the 2015 E3 showing for Microsoft. Below are the announcements as they occur, laced in some opinion as needed of course, so let’s get to it! We start off with Bonnie Ross from 343 Industries opening the show. She seems friendly enough, and we are starting with Halo 5. We are getting a bit of gameplay footage with a bit of ...

Rare Replay Collects 30 Rare Classics for $30

Rare fans have been waiting for a return to form for the company and while there was no sequel announced for some of the classic franchises that they would like to see back, Microsoft had the next best thing. During their E3 2015 press conference Microsoft and Rare announced that they will be releasing Rare Replay on the Xbox One on August 4th for only $30. Rare Replay includes 30 total games from...

Banjo-Kazooie Spiritual Successor, Yooka-Laylee, Kickstarted by Ex-Rare Devs

It always seems like Microsoft is under-utilizing the Rare team, which acquired the developer back in 2002. Rare was a popular developer known for the Donkey Kong Country series for Nintendo and creating the Banjo-Kazooie and Conker series. As of late, Rare has been tossed aside, making Kinect titles for the publishing giant. This has led to a number of Rare team members leaving the company and st...

Project Ukelele Main Characters Revealed, Meet Yooka-Laylee

Playtonic’s spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie formerly known as Project Ukelele has had some big details revealed. First off, the games name real name is Yooka-Laylee (pretty clever their Playtonic) and the lead characters are thus, Yooka, a chameleon, and Laylee, a fruit bat. There is no doubt the inspiration for these characters, the name and even the entire game came from the much love...

First Details on Playtonic’s Banjo Kazooie Spiritual Successor

Fifteen years on from Banjo Tooie and it’s safe to say that Rare isn’t the revered studio they once were. Six ex Rare developers have now come together to create  a studio called Playtonic Games and their first title will be what they themselves are calling a spiritual successor to the much loved Banjo Kazooie franchise. At EGX the team held a press conference showcasing the very first...

Donkey Kong Country Returns to the eShop; Three Donkey Kong Land Titles Added

Donkey Kong Country is a very special title – as are its sequels. Sure, I like the Retro sequels fine, but they lack a great quality that made these three games timeless that only Rareware could make. It was criminal when Nintendo lost the license for the eShop a couple of years back (which is the RUMOR of what happened, I personally think it was so no one would compare them to the newer tit...

Kinect Sports Rivals Review

Kinect Sports Rivals Developer: Rare Publisher: Microsoft Studios Platform: Xbox One Install Size: 9.91 GB Release Date: April 8, 2014 Price: $59.99 – Available Here Overview By making it so that everyone who purchases an Xbox One also has a Kinect, Microsoft has made it so that everyone with the console is capable of playing any Kinect games that may come out. Because of issues with the fir...

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