Assassin’s Creed creator’s new studio reveals AAA “historical-action-survival” game

Assassin’s Creed creator’s new studio reveals AAA “historical-action-survival” game

This past month of November, Patrice Desilets, the creator of Ubisoft’s popular, yet polarizing Assassin’s Creed, established his own game studio in Canada, known as Panache Digital Games. Desilets has revealed that his Panache Digital Games studio is currently working on a new AAA title. The yet-to-be-named project will reportedly be a third-person “historical-action-survival” game. Read more about the Assassin’s Creed creator’s new project after the break. Assassin’s Creed Creator’s New Game Desilets […]

Assassin’s Creed Unity’s Patch 4 brings forth new issues on Xbox One

Assassin’s Creed Unity’s Patch 4 brings forth new issues on Xbox One

Ubisoft has recently released the latest patch (known as Patch 4) for Assassin’s Creed Unity, stating that it would fix most of the game’s remaining issues. However, it seems that Patch 4 brings about a much larger issue (literally) – especially in regards to Xbox One owners. The company has confirmed that Assassin’s Creed Unity‘s Patch 4 may unintentionally require a 40GB download, rather than the patch’s actual 6.7GB size – it appears […]

Assassin’s Creed game set in Asia not out of the question, Ubisoft says

Assassin’s Creed game set in Asia not out of the question, Ubisoft says

With the recent announcement of Ubisoft’s next Assassin’s Creed game disclosing its Victorian London setting, it feels extremely premature to mention potential environments for future Assassin’s Creed games. Yet, upon the reveal of the company’s upcoming 2.5D spin-off game, Assassins Creed Chronicles: China, many gamers were hoping for a full-fledged AC game set in an Asian country. While that has not happened at this time – according to Ubisoft’s worldwide Uplay director, Stephanie Perotti, it may happen […]

Assassin’s Creed Unity’s Patch 4 is now Live, Ubisoft Confirms [Updated]

Assassin’s Creed Unity’s Patch 4 is now Live, Ubisoft Confirms [Updated]

Update: Ubisoft has released a new statement confirming that Patch 4 for Assassin’s Creed Unity will be delayed, as the developers have said they “are choosing to hold off until we can give you the improvements we’ve promised.” “Rigorous quality control is of paramount importance to us, and your feedback over these past weeks has indicated that it is important to you as well,” The Live Update Team said. “We are […]

Ubisoft downgrades game’s image quality to make HD remaster look better by comparison?

Ubisoft downgrades game’s image quality to make HD remaster look better by comparison?

Update: The original source for the promotional comparison image has yet to be found. Some (including TotalBiscuit and users on Reddit/NeoGAF) are surmising that it was created by a Polish game website and is not official promotional material from Ubisoft.  Update 2: It seems the comparison image in question originated from Ubisoft Poland’s Facebook page and may be a regional error. An additional site containing the image is here. Apparently the […]

Review Embargoes are Hurting Everyone

Review Embargoes are Hurting Everyone

Reviewers and YouTube content creators are regularly sent press copies of games, yet big companies like Ubisoft and EA keep adding embargoes that only lift once they have launched. With zero-day launch incentives, that makes it too late for keen gamers. So why is this happening?

Assassin’s Creed Unity’s next patch aims to fix most remaining problems

Assassin’s Creed Unity’s next patch aims to fix most remaining problems

As many gamers are well aware of, Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Unity was just shy of total catastrophe at launch. The game was subject to fierce criticism regarding its extremely buggy state and wildly unstable framerates, among many other issues. It even forced Ubisoft to change their review policy and how the company interacts with games press. Fortunately, the development team over at Ubisoft has been hard at work on a patch, […]

Assassin’s Creed: Next game set in 19th century Victorian London, codenamed “Victory”

Assassin’s Creed: Next game set in 19th century Victorian London, codenamed “Victory”

It hasn’t even been a month since Ubisoft‘s disastrous Assassin’s Creed Unity launch and information has been leaked revealing what next year’s entry into the polarizing Assassin’s Creed franchise will bring in terms of both setting and gameplay. According to a 7-minute “target gameplay” video shown to Kotaku staff, Ubisoft’s next Assassin’s Creed game – which is aptly codenamed Victory – will be set in 19th century Victorian London. Victory is slated to release sometime during the fall of 2015, […]

The Crew Launches With a Day One Patch

The Crew Launches With a Day One Patch

Ubisoft’s racing MMO The Crew releases today on PC and consoles and like with the majority of online games these days, there is a day one patch you need to download before being able to venture into the large open world of the North America (mini-me version). The developer states “don’t worry, this patch is a small one” so in theory, you can grab a beer or two and and […]

Fan-Made Petition Calls for an “Alternative Ending” DLC for Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Unity

Fan-Made Petition Calls for an “Alternative Ending” DLC for Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Unity

Editor’s note: As the title of this news piece suggests, a major spoiler from Assassin’s Creed Unity’s ending is included. You have been warned. Do you ever remember that urban myth where thousands upon thousands of Final Fantasy VII fans believed there was a hidden method of keeping Aerith Gainsborough, a companion of main protagonist Cloud Strife, alive in the title? Well, it seems that an Assassin’s Creed Unity fan was […]