Tagged: Scalebound

5 Games Gone But Not Forgotten

Making games I imagine is no easy feat, So when a game is announced, hyped up and falls off the face of the earth, Developers and consumers are bound to be upset “coughbattlefront3cough” So In no particular order here are Five games that we were all looking forward to but sadly they either faded into obscurity or they were flat out cancelled.   SCALEBOUND: Scalebound was a third-person action role-playing adventure in which players assumed control of Drew travelling through the fictional land known as Draconis. Drew would be accompanied by a dragon called Thuban, Drew and Thuban are bonded together, and Thuban’s … Read More »

Xbox Showing Support For Japanese Publishers

In a recent Tweet by Xbox Overlord Phil Spencer, he said we could expect Microsoft to show off some games from Japanese publishers on its stage at this years E3. Spencer said to a fan who asked if JRPGs would get stage time this year he replied with this. “As of now, yes. Things can change but like last year I wanted to make sure we supported our Japanese publishers on our stage and this year we are working to do the same. It’s important to us.”— Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) April 29, 2018 It’s good to see Microsoft’s backing and talking about Japanese … Read More »

Scalebound Cancellation: Platinum Games Statement Released

The silence has ended from Platinum Games, regarding this weeks news that Microsoft have pulled the plug for Xbox One Exclusive Scalebound. However, it might not be the answers we are looking for with no explanation, despite an apology. Kenichi Sato, Platinum Games Chief Executive stated that the studio is “very disappointed things ended up this way, especially since we know many of our fans were looking forward to this game as much as we were.” Scalebound director, Hideki Kamiya tweeted saying “Sorry to bring you such bad news at the start of the year. All I can do for you … Read More »

Another Xbox Exclusive Title Cancelled, Microsoft Confirms

We have just learnt of yet another Xbox exclusive cancellation, from our friends over at Windows Central. This time it’s Platinum Games’ Scalebound; the action-RPG dragon-riding epic – which was one of 2017’s highly anticipated titles. We knew that it would be a mammoth of a game, allowing up to 4 players co-operating and customising dragons to their liking, and was first announced back in 2014. We’ve seen countless images and numerous gameplay footage, especially some showing off dragon battles that was shown at E3 2016: Scalebound had the potential to be a whole new IP, with sequels and potential merchandise. Other than SEGA’s … Read More »

Microsoft Silent On Scalebound Until 2017

No further news is expected on Microsoft Studios’ Scalebound until 2017, judging by a tweet this week from Microsoft chief executive Phil Spencer One Twitter user asked Phil if it would be possible to share any news for the upcoming title. In response, Spencer said: ‘Sorry, probably no new Scalebound news before 2017.’ However as Microsoft does not hold any specific events in the latter half of the year, this news should come as no surprise. Platinum Games Action RPG Scalebound, was first unveiled at Microsoft’s 2014 E3 conference and was delayed until 2017 at the beginning of this year. Further … Read More »

Scalebound: The Comic Series

Platinum Games and Titan Comics are becoming partners alongside Microsoft to release comics based on the upcoming action RPG Scalebound. The comics will centre around the story of the game’s main character Drew and his Dragon, Thuban and will be due for release sometime in 2017. It is not stated how long the series will last for and how big the series will be. “We are thrilled to team up with one of the hottest developers in the video game industry to create Scalebound comics,These comics will expand the lore of the games to appeal to an even wider audience!” … Read More »

Scalebound’s Release Date Might Have Been Outed

The “Pre-3” leaks appear to be continuing unabated, and the latest game to be stung by this leakpocalypse is Platinum’s upcoming Xbox title Scalebound… Potentially. The online retailer Base.com posted a listing for Scalebound with the release date of 31/03/2017. For the unaware, Base have also been responsible for outing the release date for Skyrim Remastered. It’s up to you whether that adds any weight to this leak, but clearly someone at Base has a penchant for whipping the gaming press into a frenzy. It’s entirely possible that the release date is just a placeholder, but ThisGenGaming argue that games … Read More »

Scalebound Delayed Until 2017

Scalebound is the upcoming RPG from Platinum Games that sees you fight alongside a dragon that goes by the name of Thuban. Unfortunately the developer announced on its website today that the game will be delayed until 2017. An Update from the Scalebound Team https://t.co/AakqRBnDrP — PlatinumGames Inc. (@platinumgames) January 4, 2016 According to the post development of Scalebound is going well but because of the scope and scale of the game the developer has made the decision to delay the game until 2017 so that they can make it the best game possible. Platinum Games also noted that Scalebound … Read More »

Scalebounds Exclusivity

Scalebound: Here’s How Exclusive Deal With Microsoft Was Born; “We’ve Always Really Loved the Xbox” PlatinumGames’ Scalebound is definitely one of the most intresting, if not the most intriguing game in the upcoming Xbox One line-up, but how did the partnership between the developer from Osaka and Microsoft come to be? Creative Producer Jean Pierre Kellams told the story at the Xbox One fanfest in Tokyo, explaining that the studio always had a lot of love for Microsoft’s consoles, and that they have been in talks with the house of Xbox for quite a while in order to find a project that … Read More »

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