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Posts Tagged Ubisoft


Aerosmith walks this way onto Rocksmith 2014

I’ve kinda missed the weekly DLC updates for Rocksmith 2014 over the holidays.

By Tim McDonald | 8 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag – Freedom Cry DLC Review

Freedom Cry is the first (and perhaps only, if the Season Pass description is anything to go by) bit of single player DLC for the well-received Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Jan 2014 | 2

Freedom Cry DLC rollout for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag botched on PC

As we reported yesterday, the Freedom Cry DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag was delayed on the PC.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Might & Magic X Legacy to launch on 23 January

Developers Limbic Entertainment and Ubisoft have announced that Might & Magic X Legacy will be released on 23 January.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Freedom Cry DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV delayed on PC

If you were expecting to play Freedom Cry today on PC, the story-based DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, your hopes may be dashed like so many brittle sailing ships upon the rocky shores of Delay Bay.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Dec 2013 | 2

Rocksmith 2014 goes Muse with this week’s DLC

This week’s Rocksmith 2014 DLC is considerably better than last week’s Rocksmith 2014 DLC, which was Disturbed.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Dec 2013 | 1

Ubisoft clarifies YouTube copyright stance, offers assistance

If your Ubisoft-related videos are getting flagged as part of the new crackdown on copyright infringement going on over at YouTube, the publisher may be able to help you out.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Dec 2013 | 1

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag gets hirsute Blackbeard DLC on Wednesday

When I first saw word of a Blackbeard-based DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, I hoped it would be another single player add-on to go alongside Freedom Cry.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

The Division hopes the Snowdrop Engine will melt your heart

Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy’s The Division, in memory of Tom Clancy’s Tom Clancy, will be running on the Snowdrop Engine.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Dec 2013 | 1

South Park: The Stick of Truth trailer farts up a storm at VGX

I think Matt Stone and Trey Parker may have been sending a subtle message about how they feel about the VGX event with this ‘exclusive’ South Park: The Stick of Truth trailer for the show, featuring a tutorial about how to cast ranged magic in the game.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Rocksmith 2014 video introduces Guns ‘n’ Roses guitarist to game

It’s Thanksgiving/Black Friday week, which basically means that I’m expecting three types of news; anything else is a bonus.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

Radiohead glooms their way to Rocksmith 2014

Rocksmith 2014 has become significantly more dour with the addition of a Radiohead song pack.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Review

At last, Ubisoft has embraced the benefits of piracy on the PC.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

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Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has Blackbeard multiplayer DLC on the way

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag already has 59,000 pieces of (mostly) pointless DLC, so it’s not terribly surprising to learn that more of it is going to be released in the near future.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

Rocksmith 2014 adds Green Day songs for some inexplicable reason

Ubisoft, in their infinite wisdom, have decided that the one thing Rocksmith 2014 really needs is Green Day.

By Tim McDonald | 20 Nov 2013 | 1

Ubisoft trolls PC users with “buy a bigger GPU” comment

Sylvain Trottier, associate producer on Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, has invited the ire of PC users with comments made in the latest edition of EDGE magazine.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2013 | 5

Illuminating: Child of Light continues to look stylish in walkthrough trailer

I’m always happy to see a game with an unusual art direction, so the watercolour backgrounds and characters in Child of Light made me smile.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

Brew your own: Assassin’s Creed IV multiplayer trailer talks Game Lab customisation

I know, I know, it’s another Assassin’s Creed IV trailer. The game’s actually out for 360 and PS3 peeps, but thanks to an annoying staggered release date the PC version will be coming with the versions for the new consoles.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Nov 2013 | 3

Sticking point: South Park The Stick of Truth delayed to March 2014

Alas, the December release date for South Park: The Stick of Truth is no more.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2013 | 2

Hallo-ween yourself on to The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot, until 4 November

I thought The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot was out of closed beta by now, but it turns out I was entirely mistaken.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Redundancy: Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag launch trailer launches

It’s a day ending in the letter “y”, so obviously there’s another Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag trailer out.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Talking heads: Rocksmith 2014 gets launch trailer

Rocksmith 2014 is now out (except in the UK, where you’ll have to wait until Friday) and, as is Ubisoft’s standard, there’s a trailer for it.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Rocksmith 2014 Review

I don’t know whether to call it the Curse of Ubisoft (because – while catchy – that name implies it’s a bad thing), but Rocksmith 2014 is the latest game to feature whatever I decide to name it.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Oct 2013 | 3

The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot trailer talks visual customisation

The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot is barreling along nicely, and the latest tweak to be added is visual customisation.

By Tim McDonald | 21 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Shootmania Storm demo offers Elite mode for free

If you haven’t tried out the rather good arena shooter Shootmania Storm, now’s your chance: Nadeo have released a demo.

By Tim McDonald | 9 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Surprise! Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag getting Season Pass

In a move that’s set to rock the worlds of those who’ve been living in caves for the past five years, Ubisoft have announced a Season Pass for Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag.

By Tim McDonald | 8 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Watch Dogs PC specs reappear, actually are still quite demanding

Never mind actually playing Watch Dogs, keeping an eye on the PC system specs situation is a game in itself.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Oct 2013 | 3

Pay your loot: Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag pre-orders open on Steam

Avast! Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, the pirate-y adventures of assassin Edward Kenway, has landed on the shores of Steampowered.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Oct 2013 | 5

Templar-tation: Ubisoft to release Heritage Collection of five Assassin’s Creed titles

On 8 November (in the UK at least,) Ubisoft will be releasing a big fat package of all five Assassin’s Creed titles prior to Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

The Watch Dogs PC specs won’t be that demanding after all

Update: Err, it turns out maybe the specs are still demanding.

By Tim McDonald | 3 Oct 2013 | 3