Posts by: Sam Sharp
Ripstone is a developer and published based in Liverpool, founded in 2011 and known for their support of independent developers. On TIGA Awards’ shortlist for 2016 Publisher of the Year, titles they’ve published include the Pure series, – Pure Pool, Pure Hold ‘Em, and Pure Chess – Stick It To The Man, and Ironcast. Michelle Turner is Ripstone’s Head of PR & Marketing, and one of MCV’s 30 Under 30 and Top 100 Women in Games. She was kind enough to take time out for an email interview covering things Disney, publishing, upcoming trends, and competition! XboxOneUK: According to MCV you were the first employee of Ripstone. Prior … Read More »
AntabStudio is an Italian outfit comprised of only three members: Andrea Tabacco, Lara Gianotti, and Andrea Riccardi. What they lack in numbers they make up for in experience, their shared histories covering 11 years in the games industry, roles as an art director and designer, and as a student at a prestigious university. Gridd: Retroenhanced is the third arcade shooter in the Gridd series, begun by Andrea Tabacco, yet the first to appear on console. We recently caught up with the team via email to find out more about the game and themselves. Xbox One UK: Gridd: Retroenhanced is the third game in the … Read More »
Today is the final day of the Sea of Thieves gamescom livestreams. If you’ve watched them all so far you should certainly qualify for an authentic pirate hat. There are to be three streams, the first at 10am UK time, 11am CEST, and 2am PDT. The second will start at 3.30pm UK, 4.30pm CEST, and 7.30am PDT. The third will commence at 8pm UK, 9pm CEST, and 12pm PDT. For more news, reviews, competitions and interviews, join Xbox One UK’s Facebook Group, Like our Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter. Plus, if videos are your thing, check out our YouTube … Read More »
Rare are taking to Twitch once more to showcase Sea of Thieves at gamescom. There will be two streams today, the first commencing at 10am UK time, 11am CEST, and 2.am PDT. The second will start at 3.30pm UK, 4.30pm CEST, and 7.30am PDT. If you’re enjoying it, brace yourself for three streams tomorrow. For more news, reviews, competitions and interviews, join Xbox One UK’s Facebook Group, Like our Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter. Plus, if videos are your thing, check out our YouTube and Twitch channels!
Respawn Entertainment are showing off multiplayer gameplay of Titanfall 2 in, why, approximately 15 minutes, as part of this year’s gamescom. The Factions demo will see Titanfall community stars, pro gamers, and YouTubers fight tooth and giant mech fist for the chance to shout “I’m better than you!” at each other across the stage. Or something like that. 8pm UK/CET and 11am PST are your start times. For more news, reviews, competitions and interviews, join Xbox One UK’s Facebook Group, Like our Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter. Plus, if videos are your thing, check out our YouTube and Twitch … Read More »
Live in Germany, Bungie are going to uncover what’s next for Destiny. They’ve promised a ViDoc, what to expect from Rise of Iron, and a gander at the new Crucible gameplay, as well as the ever vague but enticing hint of surprises. The stream goes live at 6pm UK time, 7pm if you’re watching in Europe, or 10am if you’re living under Pacific Daylight Time in North America. For more news, reviews, competitions and interviews, join Xbox One UK’s Facebook Group, Like our Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter. Plus, if videos are your thing, check out our YouTube and Twitch channels!
Rare are taking to Twitch to show off more of brand new piratical adventure, Sea of Thieves. There’s barely a scurvy seadog’s plunder worth of information available about the game currently, save some multiplayer pickings and a gameplay structure that sounds reminiscent of Destiny and The Division, so more facts and shots of the game in action are welcome. The stream is set to kick off at 3.30pm UK time, 4.30pm CEST, and 7.30am PDT. Keep a look out over the next two days for more Sea of Thieves livestreams. For E3’s multiplayer gameplay of Sea of Thieves, sail over … Read More »
When the Xbox Elite controller launched ten months ago no one, not even Microsoft, realised how popular it would prove to be. At the end of June this year Phil Spencer took to Twitter to display the 1,000,000th controller, showing that demand has gone well past the initial release frenzy. So how do you go about creating a peripheral as popular as that? We asked Xbox Principal Development Manager David Prien this and much more! Xbox One UK: Congratulations on shipping 1 million controllers! Demand was so high when it first released it could be tricky to get hold of one. Had you any predictions it would … Read More »
It’s Ubisoft’s time to shine as they take to the stage, with the show kicking off at 9pm UK, 10pm Europe, 1pm in Los Angeles itself, and 4pm if you count the East Coast of North America as home. For corresponding times around the world check out the table below the stream. Details are already out for Watch Dogs 2 so we know the game will feature in the show, along with Ghost Recon Wildlands and For Honor. But what else might Ubisoft have in store? What games would you like to see? Leave your thoughts below! For more news, reviews, competitions and interviews, … Read More »