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All posts tagged "Scalebound"

  • Scalebound: Xbox One exclusive has been cancelled

    In news that has taken the industry by surprise, Microsoft has cancelled Xbox One exclusive Scalebound. The open-world action/RPG had been in development for at least four years, having made a major appearance at E3 2016 as a big-hitting Xbox title. Now, in a statement first sent to Kotaku obtained by Gearburn as well, Microsoft has confirmed the game's cancellation. "After careful deliberation, Microsoft Studios has come to the decision to end production for Scalebound," the company wrote. Scalebound, in development by Platinum Games as a Microsoft exclusive, has been cancelled Microsoft added that it still had a variety of exclusives planned for the year. "We're...

  • Scalebound: everything we know about the Xbox One exclusive so far

    Imagine exploring a vast magical wilderness on the back of a flying dragon. Imagine forming a bond with this dragon and charging with it into battle, side-by-side as friends. If this sound like it’s down your alley then the upcoming Xbox One exclusive, Scalebound, might be the game you are waiting for. The release date for now is a vague "Winter 2016". From what I’ve seen Scalebound seems like it is going to be a fantastic blend between the RPG and Hack 'n Slash genres, with a slow-paced exploration experience seamlessly transitioning into an epic large scale battle. This also...

  • Gamescom 2015 live blog: Blizzard unveils ‘World of Warcraft Legion’ expansion pack

    For all related news, views and analysis from the heart of Cologne’s gaming epicenter, have a look at our Gamescom 2015 Hub here. It's the back-end of the year and that means one thing for gamers across the world -- Gamescom. The 2015 edition will see only a handful of companies host live conferences, but some of them are incredibly important. With Sony absent, Microsoft will be showing off its new titles, hardware and deals to the German public. Electronic Arts, Call of Duty developer Treyarch and Blizzard will also get in on the fun, with other companies like Bethesda, Ubisoft...

  • 7 massive reveals from Microsoft’s Xbox Gamescom 2015 briefing

    For all related news, views and analysis from the heart of Cologne’s gaming epicenter, have a look at our Gamescom 2015 Hub here. Sifting through the good news for Microsoft's Xbox One customers is getting more and more difficult because frankly, the company keeps delivering humdinger after humdinger. Its Gamescom 2015 announcements were no exceptions either, with news regarding limited edition consoles, new hardware and exclusive titles all sharing stage time in Cologne. Picking through the key announcements, we narrow down the noise to seven particularly interesting and key stories that will affect Xbox One and Windows 10 gamers going forward. Do you...

  • Gamescom 2015 preview: livestream details, game reveals and more

    For all related news, views and analysis from the heart of Cologne's gaming epicenter, have a look at our Gamescom 2015 Hub here. It's safe to say that this year in gaming has been one of the most interesting for quite some time. Now that Sony and Microsoft's next-generation consoles can be referred to as "current-gen", and after Nvidia and AMD have revealed their new options in the graphics card market, things are slowly settling down. Perhaps this is true when viewing the industry form the hardware front, but in terms of upcoming games and software, the industry is only really...

  • Miss Microsoft’s Xbox Gamescom announcements? Catch the recap here [video]

    For all related news, views and analysis from the heart of Cologne’s gaming epicenter, have a look at our Gamescom 2015 Hub here. Usually press releases at game conferences can get torrid and boring very quickly, but it seems that Microsoft has honed its skilled over the years. Leaping forth from E3 2015, the Microsoft crew detailed three exclusives arriving in 2016 which includes the likes of Scalebound -- the company's Final Fantasy-like dragon-slaying RPG, Crackdown 3 -- a chaotic cop destroyer, and finally, Quantum Leap -- a game that takes time-warping mechanics to a whole new level. Microsoft also unveiled a...