Purchasers of the Witcher 3 from Uplay will get a free game

Purchasers of the Witcher 3 from Uplay will get a free game

The Witcher 3 was released on May 19th to critical acclaim around the internet. Although it has received it’s fair share of controversy- mainly the concerns over a graphical downgrade (CD Projekt Red have recently apologised) and the somewhat glitchy release (a patch was released earlier today), the game is still, by all accounts, exceptionally good.  To anyone here thinking of buying it,it’s available on Good Old Games, Steam, and […]

Tom Clancy’s The Division Confirmed for February 28, 2016?

Tom Clancy’s The Division Confirmed for February 28, 2016?

Take back New York in early-2016. Tom Clancy’s The Division is probably one of Ubisoft’s most anticipated games since its announcement back at E3 2013. Earlier this week, the development team behind The Division already stated that the game wouldn’t come out until the first quarter of 2016. Thanks to a pre-order placed by iRobot Gaming, we might have a temporary release date. The aforementioned website pre-ordered their copy of The Division on […]

Ubisoft Reveals Rainbow Six Siege’s Release Date and Special Editions

Ubisoft Reveals Rainbow Six Siege’s Release Date and Special Editions

Lots of ways of buying a game, these days. Publisher Ubisoft has announced the release date for its upcoming close-quarters-focused, first-person shooter Rainbow Six Siege. The game will be available starting October 13, on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The following editions will be available in Europe, Middle-East and China, with North, Central and South America getting their own announcements in the (near) future: The Art of Siege […]

Ubisoft Have Opened up Pre-orders for Life-Sized Replicas of AC: Syndicates Crane and Hidden Blade

Ubisoft Have Opened up Pre-orders for Life-Sized Replicas of AC: Syndicates Crane and Hidden Blade

Because what gamer wouldn’t want a life-sized replica of  Syndicates weaponized cane Ubisoft has announced with a new trailer on YouTube that gamers can now pre-order life-sized replicas of Assassin’s Creed Syndicates cane sword and Jacobs gaunlet and hidden blade. Each of these items can be pre-ordered separately at Gamestop, Amazon and the Uplay store for $59.99 each.  The life-sized hidden blade and gauntlet replica features a fully functional and intricately […]

So What If Games Are Visually Downgraded? Are You Enjoying Them Less?

So What If Games Are Visually Downgraded? Are You Enjoying Them Less?

Gameplay is king. For the past few years, people have been annoyingly obsessed with visuals in gaming. Yes, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles can render so much more than their “prequels,” but, time and time again, people apparently need to be reminded that they don’t “play” graphics; they “play” the gameplay. So what if the reveal trailer includes more particles than the finished product? Or if that E3 […]

AC Syndicate Was Kind Of Teased Back in 2014

AC Syndicate Was Kind Of Teased Back in 2014

Now that you think about it… Back in 2014, publisher Ubisoft had made a $28 million investment in their Quebec City development studio. Said developer had been helping Ubisoft Montreal on Assassin’s Creed titles up until AC III, in addition to various downloadable packages. On the 2nd of July, however, Ubisoft had directed $4 million out of those 28 to a new workspace located at 585 Boulevard Charest Est, equipping the […]

Ubisoft: Players Want More Open-World Titles

Ubisoft: Players Want More Open-World Titles

Everybody likes a bit of freedom in their games. During the company’s recent financial conference call, Ubisoft President Yves Guillemot has estimated that about 30 percent of last year’s titles were open-world, which is twice the percentage estimated back in 2008. Not only that, but five titles among the very best were also open-world. According to Ubisoft, this further confirms the fact that players want more freedom in their titles, […]

Ubisoft Teases Alpha and Beta Phases for The Division

Ubisoft Teases Alpha and Beta Phases for The Division

Might happen, since it’s an online-focused title. During Ubisoft’s latest earnings call, CEO Yves Guillemot has suggested that an Alpha and Beta phase for the publisher’s upcoming third-person, open-world The Division might be on their way, ahead of the game’s early 2016 release. “[The Division is] an RPG online game. Those games take more time to be completed, and we want to make sure we have enough feedback from consumers […]

Ubisoft is Giving Up on the PS3 and 360, With One Exception

Ubisoft is Giving Up on the PS3 and 360, With One Exception

Just (one more?) Dance. Publisher Ubisoft has decided to give up on developing titles for last generation consoles, the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, with one exception, that being the Just Dance franchise. During yesterday’s earnings-call, Ubisoft’s CEO Yves Guillemot has revealed said news, stating “On Just Dance, we will continue to bring old-gen console versions. But on the other products like Assassin’s Creed, Rainbow Six, The Division, and the […]

Ubisoft Teases New AAA Title, Coming Out in Early 2016

Ubisoft Teases New AAA Title, Coming Out in Early 2016

Announcement: this fall. Release: next spring. During Ubisoft’s latest earnings report, the publisher has revealed that it currently has an in-the-works, unannounced triple-A title, which is coming out in the current fiscal year, meaning before April 2016. Now, the reason we’re saying it’s coming out in early 2016 is because Ubisoft has told GameSpot that said title will be unveiled sometime this fall, meaning it’ll more than probably need some time […]