Hear more about this topic in detail on our latest podcast episode There were a total of 14 escape attempts from the infamous high security prsion located on Alcatraz island throughout its years of service. many thought the pison to be inescapable, owing to its distance from the shore (1 1/4 miles), the deadly strong … Continue reading Escape From Alcatraz
How To Stick To Your 2020 New Year Resolutions
New Years is an Empty Promise holiday of sorts. A thousand new resolutions are made each January and its often the case that as soon as the words escape the lips of all those hopeful people, they float off into the ether and are lost to the world... Its probably not that surprising that a … Continue reading How To Stick To Your 2020 New Year Resolutions
Modern Warfare’s 2 v 2 mode is a lot like old school LAN parties
4 buddies playing in a small darkened room. The only light comes from the glow of a few monitors. Light trash talk and expressions of rage is all that can be heard above the sound of gunfire. This is a LAN party as I remember it. And its at sessions like these that I’ve had … Continue reading Modern Warfare’s 2 v 2 mode is a lot like old school LAN parties
Welcome to the Home of the Empty Promise… Podcast!
You may (or may not) have noticed a change in the branding and format of our latest podcast (Spiderman Swings and Primark Burns). After our brief summer break we decided to come back with a new style, a new image and a renewed energy. All this fed into our decision to rebrand the Xite Gaming … Continue reading Welcome to the Home of the Empty Promise… Podcast!
State of Decay 2 First Impressions
State of Decay 2 officially released yesterday, and while I've only logged a few hours of the game, I thought I would note down the things that have stood out to me (for better or worse) so far. Gameplay The biggest improvement over the first game everyone was expecting was for a much smoother gameplay … Continue reading State of Decay 2 First Impressions
My 25 Games to Play in 2018: Pt.1
So we recently on podcast talked about the games we wished to play this year which then got me thinking. How much time to I have to play games and what all games do I wish to play this year? So basically I was thinking of very simple maths fifty two weeks a year, a … Continue reading My 25 Games to Play in 2018: Pt.1
We Need To Talk About Coffee
Okay, can we seriously just take a moment. You know what lets take a few moments, five to be exact. But Chris why are we taking moments? Why are we pausing? Well I'll tell you all. Lets just take some moments to talk about Coffee. That's right, coffee. As in the hot beverage (none of … Continue reading We Need To Talk About Coffee
No Title Because I don’t Know What This Is.
So here it is, 2018. God what a year 17' was. It was fast but it was a pretty solid year to be fair. We got a good bit done too, the most important thing here being that we started all this. Writing to the internet. Well I suppose we should kick off this … Continue reading No Title Because I don’t Know What This Is.
COD WWII Requires a Day One Patch to Play Offline, and its Bullshit
Call of Duty WWII drops this Friday 3rd November. I know COD has been falling out of fashion in recent years , due to its focus on futuristic environments and abilities, like jetpacks, power suits, wall running and space (although that hasn't stopped it from selling overwhelmingly well). Battlefield 1 proved that people were ready … Continue reading COD WWII Requires a Day One Patch to Play Offline, and its Bullshit
An Unedited, Unbiased, Uninteresting Uncharted Playthrough.
"Isn't that just the Tomb Raider knock off game with a guy instead?" - Chris Callaghan - Uncharted Release '07. Okay so where do I begin with this one? So, I came to the party a little late. As in, not just late for the original title, but late to the full three game remaster … Continue reading An Unedited, Unbiased, Uninteresting Uncharted Playthrough.