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Review: Sea of Thieves

Sea of Thieves is proving to be a divisive game. During my review-in-progress, I said that I fell in the middle of the pack: somewhere between the folks who find Rare's shared-world pirate adventure dreadfully boring and those who feel it's...

 
 
 
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Review in Progress: Sea of Thieves

Sea of Thieves has an amazing foundation. That's clear from the outside looking in, and the feeling washes over you the first time you board your ship, chart a course, raise the anchor, lower the sails, and set off adventuring in a shared w...

 
 
 
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Sea of Thieves is holding one last beta this weekend

There's one more chance to try out Sea of Thieves before Rare's shared-world pirate adventure game launches on March 20. The final beta went live earlier today for everyone -- you'll only need Xbox Live Gold if you're playing on Xbox One --...

 
 
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State of Decay 2 hits Xbox One and Windows 10 in May for $30

State of Decay 2 has secured a May 22, 2018 launch for Xbox One and Windows 10. That still-a-ways-out release date is to be expected given that we haven't heard much about the co-op zombie survival title as of late, but the price point is a...

 
 
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The Sea of Thieves beta is back for the weekend

It's almost March, and that means it's almost time for Rare's shared-world pirate adventure game Sea of Thieves. If yesterday's look at skeleton forts left you counting the days until March 20, some good news: there's another chance to mess...

 
 
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Sea of Thieves is running a 'scale test' this weekend

There will be a couple more chances to play Sea of Thieves before it launches on March 20. Rare is planning to hold a "scale test" for its open-sea multiplayer pirate adventure game from Friday, February 16 at 2:00am Pacific until Sunday, F...

 
 
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That's one way to dodge a cannonball

Sea of Thieves is in beta right now (and it just got extended a few days) and that means all sorts of weird things can happen while developer Rare works out the kinks. For a lot of people, that means boring and frustrating stuff like ...

 
 
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Sea of Thieves beta extended as players face technical issues

For some players, it's been a real challenge getting the Sea of Thieves beta to cooperate. There have been issues with the game mistakenly saying it's "too early" to play and locking folks out, and I've had (probably Windows 10-related) pro...

 
 
 
 
 
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State of Decay 2 is still on for a spring release

Along with Sea of Thieves (and let's be honest, plenty more PUBG), State of Decay 2 is one of the cooperative games I'm most looking forward to this year. Undead Labs and Microsoft Studios have been fairly quiet about the zombie survival ga...

 
 
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Rare talks progression and quests in Sea of Thieves

I'm on board with Sea of Thieves. I have been for some time now. But there's still one question hampering my excitement for Rare's multiplayer pirate adventure: how long will it last? Long-term player progression and motivation has been a c...

 
 
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This Sea of Thieves trailer is a good refresher

While Rare has invited folks to test out its shared-world pirate adventure title Sea of Thieves and the studio regularly posts video updates detailing its progress, if you aren't going out of your way to stay current, the game's release mig...

 
 
 
 
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PUBG will make it to Xbox One on December 12

The long-awaited Xbox One version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will debut on December 12, 2017, Microsoft Studios and PUBG Corp. have announced. The wildly popular battle royale title will first be available as part of the Xbox Game Pre...

 
 
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OG Xbox backward compatibility is coming to Xbox One tomorrow

The Xbox One might not have many exclusives to its name, but the biggest feature it has over the competition is backward compatibility. Starting tomorrow, that service won't be limited to just the Xbox 360 as Microsoft is bringing original ...

 
 
 
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Review: Forza Motorsport 7

Forza Motorsport 7 gives off a great first impression. Professional drivers introduce you to the various disciplines of racing while you get to reenact the crowning moments of their career. The game gives you an allotment of “mods&rdq...

 
 
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Four Halo games are backward compatible on Xbox One

A slew of Halo games for Xbox 360 are now playable on Xbox One through backward compatibility, and if you don't own or don't care to mess with The Master Chief Collection, that's darn good news. The timing here works out rather well. I've ...

 
 
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Don't let Cuphead's art overshadow its soundtrack

Cuphead is out next Friday, and I can hardly believe it's almost here. I've been so obsessed with the exquisite art and animation that Kristofer Maddigan's big-band soundtrack has gone under-noticed. Nothing like a behind-the-scenes look at...

 
 
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Desert map for PUBG will be 8x8 km in size

In an interview with Eurogamer at this year's Gamescom, the player that isn't known (Brendan Greene) himself confirmed that the size of the upcoming desert map will be 8x8 km in size. The map was originally announced to be 4x4 km in size, f...

 
 




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