Will Ubisoft Ever Live Down Their Assassin’s Creed Gender Blunder?

Will Ubisoft Ever Live Down Their Assassin’s Creed Gender Blunder?

This weekend, it happened again: Ubisoft took criticism for their recent Assassin’s Creed Unity blunder. You know, the one where they ct female playable characters? This time, the critic was Ashley Johnson, voice of Ellie in The Last of Us (which is being rereleased for the PS4 this week). She was quoted in a VideoGamer.com interview as saying, “Give me a fucking break! It’s 2014! How many video games do […]

Ubisoft – New Open-World Racer “The Crew” Beta

Ubisoft – New Open-World Racer “The Crew” Beta

Ready for the next big thing from Ubisoft? No, it’s not Assassin’s Creed Unity. Ubisoft’s new open-world racer, The Crew, releases in closed beta for PC tomorrow, July 21st. Releasing a few days earlier than announced, The Crew will allow you to drive all across the U.S. Ubisoft Open-World Racer, What to Expect Ubisoft is bringing something new to the racer world: the element of open-world. Now, with The Crew, […]

Rainbow Six Siege Accolades Trailer Boasts Best Of E3 Awards

Rainbow Six Siege Accolades Trailer Boasts Best Of E3 Awards

Ubisoft seems to have a track record of winning best of E3 awards for their newly announced games, and the newest game to receive this honor is Rainbow Six Siege. This Tom Clancy series, like many others, focuses heavily on tactical gameplay that can ignite to breakneck speeds of non-stop action within seconds and this trailer does a good job of highlighting this very aspect. Ubisoft have already confirmed that […]

Ubisoft Reveals San Diego Comic-Con Lineup

Ubisoft Reveals San Diego Comic-Con Lineup

It’s that time of year again, where gamers around the world are either scurrying to get to San Diego or sobbing at home wishing they had the means to. That’s right, it’s almost time for San Diego Comic-Con 2014! The original gamer convention is just around the corner, which means the industry’s biggest names are prepping their star players and sending them out onto the field to rally hype and […]

New Assassin’s Creed: Unity Gameplay Trailer

New Assassin’s Creed: Unity Gameplay Trailer

Although not shedding any light on gameplay information, the new Assassin’s Creed: Unity gameplay trailer shows the new Assassin Arno Dorian, kicking huge ass. This trailer certainly inspires gamers for the revolution. “The common people cry out for food, for liberty, for justice. But they shall have no justice without someone to fight in their name.” This trailer showcases many of the swift moves, breathtaking scenery and courageous parkour – […]

Is This Generation The Last?

Is This Generation The Last?

During this week’s developers conference in Brighton, UK, PS4′s Mark Cerny expressed to IGN that many people are wondering if this generation of consoles will be the last, and that it wasn’t too long ago that so many people believed the gaming industry to be dying. “What’s amazing to me is how quickly this has changed, right?” he said. “You go back two years ago, consoles are dead and Sony’s […]

Ubisoft To Release Info on 360/PS3 Assassin’s Creed Comet

Ubisoft To Release Info on 360/PS3 Assassin’s Creed Comet

Speaking during Ubisoft’s Q1 investors call tonight, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot acknowledged defined anticipation regarding rumours of the newest instalment to one of their biggest selling franchises, codename Assassin’s Creed Comet, stating that the release of information may be just around the corner. The title is speculated to be last gen exclusive, launching only on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. The game is supposedly planned as a response to the upcoming […]

Duel of Champions Griffin Bane Expansion: More Cards, Ways To Play

Duel of Champions Griffin Bane Expansion: More Cards, Ways To Play

The latest expansion for Might And Magic Duel of Champions has arrived. As indicated by a fresh post on the official Ubisoft blog, the Griffin Bane expansion offers players a total of six new heroes, faster card collecting, and enhanced gameplay mechanics. Best of all, new and old players can potentially try it out for free. Speaking of free, one of the highlight features of this Might And Magic Duel […]

Gender Segregation Inherently Devalues Gaming

Gender Segregation Inherently Devalues Gaming

Gender segregation has been all over the gaming world as of late, it feels as though it’s a topic that – despite our palpable distaste of – just will not go away. I feel as though a vast majority of the vocal gaming community has made their feelings on the matter very clear; whether or not you hate the practice of the gender divide, or if you just hate having to […]

Ubisoft Claim Gamer Resistance to DLC in Decline

Ubisoft Claim Gamer Resistance to DLC in Decline

In a recent interview with GamesIndusty Chris Early, Vice-President of Digital Publishing at Ubisoft, claims that gamers have recently reduced their animosity towards downloadable content. Early cites the Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag ‘Time Saver’ packs DLC, like the Technology Pack which gives players the upgrades for their ship, as examples of DLC that have been received in a positive way. These packs do cost a lot, either $1 or […]