Posts Tagged Ubisoft


Rocksmith 2014’s latest DLC isn’t rubbish, it’s Garbage

You’ll have to forgive me that terrible pun, but I’m kind of excited.

By Tim McDonald | 16 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Ubisoft admits giving Nexus 7 tablets to journalists at Watch Dogs event

Many thanks to Ubisoft for reminding us that swag-bribery is alive and flourishing in the video game events industry.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Apr 2014 | 7

Child of Light’s Lemuria trailer is storybook beautiful

Another day, another opportunity to try to articulate just how beautiful Child of Light looks.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Uplay Spring Sale offers discounts on lots of games

Do you want 25% off Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag? 40% off Rocksmith 2014?

By Tim McDonald | 11 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon and April Fool’s Day converge once again

Last year, Ubisoft took the opportunity to release various Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon materials on April Fool’s Day.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Apr 2014 | 1

Trials Fusion Beta Preview

How did it get this close to the Trials Fusion release date without me realising this edition is set in the future?

By Peter Parrish | 1 Apr 2014 | 1

Watch Dogs trailer shows you around hackable Chicago

I’m not sure if Ubisoft is using the same trailer-creation agency as Rockstar now, but this Watch Dogs trailer (Welcome to Chicago) has a real Grand Theft Auto advertising feel to it.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed Unity officially revealed, due late 2014

News about Assassin’s Creed Unity was starting to leak all over the place, so Ubisoft has stepped in with an official trailer to say “yes, okay then, this is the next Assassin’s Creed title.”
The most amusing leak, which has only really been confirmed in retrospect, was a thread over at NeoGaf from early March.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Trials Fusion PC closed beta begins tomorrow for pre-ordered copies

Ubisoft has announced that anybody who pre-orders Trials Fusion on PC (either through Uplay or those ever-popular “other digital retailers,) will get access to a closed beta for the game pretty much immediately.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

The Division’s Snowdrop engine gets a GDC showcase video

Massive Entertainment’s employees seem to be super-keen about the Snowdrop engine, being used to build The Division.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Ghost Recon Online is now Ghost Recon Phantoms, out of beta in April

I think I remember playing Ghost Recon Online back in the dim and distant past.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Watch a Watch Dogs live Q&A at 8pm UK time, today

Questions, questions, questions. So many questions about Watch Dogs. If only there were some sort of outlet by which such questions could get answers.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

South Park: The Stick of Truth Review

One simple question: do you want to play through a really lengthy episode of South Park?

By Tim McDonald | 4 Mar 2014 | 10

Trials Fusion dated for April, sadly has a Season Pass

Good news! Trials Fusion, the sequel to much-beloved frustration simulator Trials Evolution, is coming out on 16 April with a price tag of £16.00 GBP.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

South Park: The Stick of Truth, the first 13 minutes of gameplay

With South Park: The Stick of Truth confirmed as “gold,” you’re only a few weeks away from being berated … I mean, trained ..

By Peter Parrish | 14 Feb 2014 | 5

South Park: The Stick of Truth goes gold, no more delays now (probably)

Ubisoft has put out a short and simple announcement, informing the world that South Park: The Stick of Truth has “gone gold.” In more practical terms, that means it’s now shipping to retailers, which in turn means there should be no more delays for the Obsidian-developed RPG.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Feb 2014 | 1

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag multiplayer descended upon by Guild of Rogues

For those of you still stabbing up people in Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag multiplayer, there are three new characters on the scene this week.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Far Cry The Wild Expedition delayed to 21 February

Okay Ubisoft, this is getting confusing. First of all the Far Cry bundle release has different names in Europe and the US (Far Cry The Wild Expedition in Euroland and the rather boring Compilation.) That part isn’t too confusing, I suppose.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Watch Dogs due April-June 2014, Ubisoft reports annual losses

If you’ve been watching out for signs of a Watch Dogs release date after Ubisoft’s decision to delay the game, then the company’s Q3 financial report should give you some idea of when to expect it.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Child of Light dated, priced, still visually magnificent

The ever lovely-looking Child of Light will be released through digital means on PC at the end of April.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed: Freedom Cry getting stand-alone release

Ubisoft has announced that Assassin’s Creed: Freedom Cry, the single-player DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, will be getting a stand-alone release.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

South Park: The Stick of Truth doesn’t use Uplay “at all”

Some people are not huge fans of Uplay, especially those who saw their Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag save disappear into a void for no reason.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Feb 2014 | 1

R.E.M. croons onto Rocksmith 2014

Another Tuesday means another visit to the Rocksmith 2014 DLC page to find out what goodies await us.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

South Park: The Stick of Truth pre-orders open on Steam

Ubisoft have opened up pre-orders for South Park: The Stick of Truth on Steam, meaning that you can plonk down £39.99 for the game right now.

By Tim McDonald | 1 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

System of a Down blither onto Rocksmith 2014

It’s Tuesday, and you know what that means: it’s time for me to pretend I write for a snobby music magazine and mock the shit out of the latest Rocksmith 2014 DLC, despite having all the musical taste of a concussed newt.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

South Park: The Stick of Truth behind the scenes video sticks to the truth

As far as we know, South Park: The Stick of Truth will totally hit its March release date this time.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Might & Magic X: Legacy Review

If you listened to the podcast then I apologise for going over old ground, but I want to tell you the story of my first experience with Might & Magic X: Legacy.

By Tim McDonald | 23 Jan 2014 | 1

Weezer song pack warbles onto Rocksmith 2014

Weezer is the latest band to be added to Rocksmith 2014‘s slightly overpriced DLC library.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Pair of new Division screenshots reveal nobody closes their car doors

A couple of new images from The Division have appeared on the new international medium for distributing videogame screenshots, Facebook.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD launch trailer is all about justice

With today’s launch of Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD (£16.00 GBP,) we’ve had two slavery-themed Assassin’s Creed releases in a row.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Jan 2014 | Comments Off