Tag Archives: rare
Wed, Feb 08, 2012 | 15:40 GMT
Ex-head of Microsoft Game Studios Ed Fries has said there’s still “magic” left at Rare, despite the studio moving away from its roots in recent years.
Fri, Dec 02, 2011 | 15:01 GMT
Rare has announced a round of new hires for the firm, consisting of industry vets from Codemasters, Ubisoft Reflections, and Relentless Software.
Tue, Oct 18, 2011 | 08:12 BST
MS has released a demo for Kinect Sports: Season 2 on Xbox Live Marketplace. There’s no actual word on what the demo contains, but the taster comes in at 1.21Gb and is a gold exclusive-demo. Get it here.
Sequel’s out on October 28 in the UK for Xbox 360.
Fri, Oct 14, 2011 | 02:45 BST
Ex-Rare veteran Chris Tilton has said old favourites like Killer Instinct and Perfect Dark can’t live up to players’ rose-tinted memories of them and big-budget competitors.
Tue, Oct 04, 2011 | 15:05 BST
Rare is prototyping a “mature” launch title for the next-generation Xbox, UK magazine Xbox World 360 has claimed.
Thu, Sep 15, 2011 | 22:54 BST
Rare studio manager Scott Henson has said the developer has “lived up to its potential,” and just because its focus is on family titles such as Kinect Sports, doesn’t mean it has “fallen off the map,” of core game development.
Tue, Aug 16, 2011 | 22:37 BST
Rare tells us that despite being a departure from the games that made the studio famous, Kinect Sports and its sequel Kinect Sports: Season 2 still bear the hallmarks of a Rare product.
Fri, Jul 29, 2011 | 14:31 BST
Rare boss Scott Henson has said what excites he and his team the most, is “driving and leading innovation,” with what it is working on at the moment, and why the firm’s past gives credence to it.
Tue, Jul 26, 2011 | 18:44 BST
Thu, Jul 21, 2011 | 06:46 BST
Rare’s Scott Henson has said Kinect is one step on the path to holodeck-like gaming experiences.
Mon, Jun 06, 2011 | 00:48 BST
Rare, Microsoft’s favourite Kinect developer, is said to be prepping a major voice control demo for E3.
Wed, May 25, 2011 | 22:05 BST
Another round of shorts for your hump day is below.
Tue, May 17, 2011 | 10:15 BST
Microsoft will affirm its support to hardcore Kinect titles at E3, with announces of Dance Central 2 and Kinect Sports 2 to come in Los Angeles in two-and-half weeks.
Wed, Apr 13, 2011 | 14:09 BST
Wed, Apr 06, 2011 | 19:32 BST
Thu, Mar 31, 2011 | 03:34 BST
Speaking at the London’s Institute for Contemporary Arts yesterday, Rare’s Nick Burton said the Kinect Sports developer had only utilised “10 to 15 percent” of the camera controller’s power.
Mon, Mar 21, 2011 | 21:41 GMT
It’s time for another regret-fuelled journey into what might have been, today starring Rare’s shelved Perfect Dark Core for the N64.
Wed, Feb 16, 2011 | 15:33 GMT
Amid rumors that staff cuts were set to happen at Rare, today, Microsoft has confirmed that a “small number of employees” at UK studio have been notified that their jobs are to be part of a reorganization process.
Mon, Jan 03, 2011 | 00:27 GMT
We may have wound down for Christmas and New Year, but the news motored on, dropping a winceworthy headline for Deus Ex: Human Revolution and plenty more.
Fri, Nov 12, 2010 | 10:02 GMT