Douglas Spears

Doug bashes his fists against the keyboard and eventually a piece of video is made, sometimes it is even funny. Some of his gaming accomplishments are: completing a living Pokedex on the Pokebank, 1000 pointing BCFX: Black College Football: The X-perience: the Doug Williams Edition, and only crying five times during the Kingdom Hearts series.

SMITE Your Opponents, In Open Beta Soon

Hi-Rez Studios announced today that the port of their popular MOBA title SMITE to the Xbox One is nearing the end of its closed beta. SMITE will be moving to open beta for all Xbox One users to play starting on July 8, 2015. The download can be initiated from the Xbox Games Store or by going to www.SmiteGame.com/Xbox. While the beta is opening, Hi-Rez wanted to reassure their closed beta participa...[Read More]

E3 2015: Nintendo Digital Event Live Blog – Is Your Body Ready?

What magical goodness will Nintendo graciously give to us in the near future? Oh Dear Sakurai, Miyamoto and Fils-Aime, please treat us with gifts from above…. And maybe a new Pokemon game. I’d be cool with that. Follow along below while those of us here at Marooners’ Rock Live blog along!

E3 2015: Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Hits the Road

Ubisoft has invited fans to help playtest the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Syndicate by means of a road show. The first stop will be at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) this Wednesday June 17 2015, where fans can give the development team any and all feedback from their hands-on time controlling Master Assassins Jacob and Evie Frye’s adventure. How does one participate in this you m...[Read More]

E3 2015: “New” Characters and Beta Announced For Street Fighter V

Today two new challengers were added to the Street Fighter V roster. Making their returns are: Cammy! and rejoining the fight for the first time in almost 10 years… Birdie! Both were announced in a PS4 trailer for the new game. Not only were these two announced, but the beta program for Street Fighter V will be first exclusive to PlayStation 4 players. The beta will last for five days, from ...[Read More]

E3 2015: Start Your Engines, Trackmania Turbo Announced

Today Ubisoft announced the newest entry into the Trackmania franchise. Trackmania Turbo will be released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC on December 1, 2015 in North America. As opposed to more “realistic” racing games, TMturbo is what you would imagine a Hot Wheels game fantasy to be with F1 cars. The game is extremely fast paced, where you set your own limits to crush...[Read More]

E3 2015: Agent 47 Returns In Square Enix Studio’s HITMAN

Today Io-Interactive announced that HITMAN, the sixth game in the 17 year long franchise, will be released on December 8th, 2015 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC. While the base feature of the game remains intact (performing creative contract hits on high-profile targets), expect to see these takedowns happen in exotic locations from Paris, to Italy, even to Marrakesh. “This is a tr...[Read More]

E3 2015: Sony Press Conference Live Blog

As the day winds down for most companies on Day 1 of E3, Sony is just about ready to heat things up. With many games speculated and a lot of highly anticipated games with fewer details out than people can stand (No Man’s Sky *cough cough*), all eyes will be on the PS4 and technology juggernaut that is Sony. Will they outshine the competition, or will they fall behind? Live right now is the S...[Read More]

E3 2015: Star Wars Battlefront: Multiplayer Gameplay

Just released: Multiplayer Gameplay of Start Wars Battlefront: “Walker Assault” on Hoth. This along has all of us here at Marooners’ Rock excited. You will see both sides of the groups in-game. Trying to get all the news about this video is pretty crazy, so you can expect more information in a later post. Will you be buying this game once out? The trailer below is amazing alone a...[Read More]

E3 2015: Behemoth “Crashes” onto Xbox One

Guess what side scrolling, beat-em-up fans? Castle Crashes is getting a remaster for the Xbox One! The adorably bloody slashing game is getting the next gen treatment later this Summer with Castle Crashers Remastered. Improvements coming include: 5x increase in texture sizes, 60 fps, improvements to gameplay and online multiplayer, and a brand new mini game: Back Off Barbarian. Back Off Barbarian ...[Read More]

All Aboard The Hype Train: E3 game catch-all Post

Since we will be seeing a lot of games throughout the day, and not everyone will be able to post from the computer, this will be a temporary place to share releases, rumors, announcements and whatnot throughout the week until a larger article can be created. 11:00 – Reports of an Xbox one “Rare” collection. It is being said it will contain 30 titles from Rare’s past (it is ...[Read More]

Nintendo World Championships 2015 Finale: GAME OVER

A rumble occured in downtown L.A. yesterday (June 14th, 2015), and no, it was not caused by the San Andreas faultline. After 25 years, 16 combatants went head to head to see who was, in fact, the Nintendo World Champion. The contestents faced off in multiplayer games such as Splatoon, Super Smash Bros. For Wii U, and Mario Kart 8, but also faced off in the NES’ The Legend of Zelda and the SN...[Read More]

Doug’s Top Ten Favorite Games

Hello there everyone! My name is Douglas and I am a new content producer here at Marooners’ Rock. More specifically, I will be putting out videos for you all to see with your eye-holes. (First Looks, Impressions, Tricks, Tips, Reviews, Guides, or anything else you’d like to see) Since I will be doing reviews, as well as the other stuff, I felt like it would be a nice idea to give you g...[Read More]

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