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News: Ubisoft To Abandon Xbox 360 In 2016?

Ubisoft To Abandon Xbox 360 In 2016?

It'll be tough to support it, says Guillemot

In an interview with Game Informer, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has hinted that the company will stop developing games for the Xbox 360 as of 2016. Now that may not seem surprising to many people, given that by that point the Xbox One will have been on the shelves for over two years, but you have to...

News: The Assassin's Creed Experience Set to Debut At San Diego Comic-Con

The Assassin's Creed Experience Set to Debut At San Diego Comic-Con

Run like an assassin at SDCC

Ubisoft has employed professional free runner Michael Zernow as the new "Chief Parkour Officer" for the Assassin's Creed franchise Michael "Frosti" Zernow, who survived 27 days on reality television series Survivor: China and who is a member of veteran free running team Tempest, will serve the company in a "strategic...

E3 2014: No Revolutionary Females in Assassin's Creed: Unity

No Revolutionary Females in Assassin's Creed: Unity

Resources too sparse to put women on the Parisian frontline

In Assassin's Creed: Liberation, players were taken on a journey with leading lady Aveline; a female assassin of both French and African heritage, splitting her personality between being a noble lady, a catlike assassin and a rebellious slave. A not completely uncontroversial portrayal...

E3 2014: Assassin's Creed Unity Gets October 28th Release

Assassin's Creed Unity Gets October 28th Release

Vive La Revolution

Ubisoft has announced that its next-gen exclusive, Assassin's Creed Unity, will be released October 28th. The newest game in the franchise is set during the French Revolution, and will introduce four-player online co-operative to the Assassin's Creed franchise. Assassin's Creed Unity already has its own pre-order page, which...

Review: Watch_Dogs (Xbox One)

Watch_Dogs (Xbox One)

Connected chaos

To be blunt, Watch Dogs’ lead anti-hero Aiden Pearce is a straight up smartphone addict. For most of the game, Aiden can barely take his eyes away from his device. And who can blame him really, especially with all the cool things one can do? No, he isn’t checking to see what’s trending on Twitter or playing a round of Candy...

News: Review Round-Up: Watch Dogs

Review Round-Up: Watch Dogs

The dog is out of the bag

It's finally here. After what feels like an eternity, Watch Dogs is now available for sale worldwide. Ever since Watch Dogs was unveiled during E3 2012, we've all been left wondering whether or not Ubisoft would be able to deliver the kind of game-changing experience suggested by the debut trailer. With a couple delays and...

News: Watch Dogs Season Pass Content Announced

Watch Dogs Season Pass Content Announced

New story DLC, missions and modes

Ubisoft has announced the content that will be included in the Watch Dogs season pass via a new trailer. The main piece of bonus content will focus on the side-character known as T-Bone, who is an accomplice of Watch Dogs protagonist Aiden Pearce and he will have his own set of playable missions. Though there is no...

Review: Child of Light (Xbox One)

Child of Light (Xbox One)

What rhymes with magnificent?

Child of Light is gorgeous – you know it, we know it, everyone that has seen it knows it. Running on the UbiArt Framework – the engine created to power recent Rayman games – it’s no surprise that Ubisoft Montreal has been able to craft visuals so stunning that still-frame images look like genuine paintings...

Review: Trials Fusion (Xbox One)

Trials Fusion (Xbox One)

Man. Machine. The future?

We know that topping Trials Evolution would be no easy feat. As the second game in the Trials series, Evolution hit Xbox Live Arcade back in April of 2012 and was in such high demand that it shattered digital sales records right out of the gate. Not only did this sequel to Trials HD feature tighter gameplay and more varied...

News: Trials Fusion Receives Day-One Patch

Trials Fusion Receives Day-One Patch

Increases resolution to 900p

It shouldn't be too much of a surprise but Ubisoft's addictive stunt racer, Trials Fusion, has us itching to get back on the dirt road. If you've been anxiously waiting like us for April 16th to arrive, you should know that a day-one patch will inevitably welcome you upon the initial startup. Ubisoft was kind enough to...

News: Ubisoft Announces AirMech Arena for Xbox 360

Ubisoft Announces AirMech Arena for Xbox 360

Working towards being the ultimate gamepad-based RTS experience.

Ubisoft has announced a partnership with indie developer Carbon Games to bring AirMech Arena to Xbox Live on Xbox 360. In a war-torn future, powerful weapons known as AirMechs dominate the battlefields in the fight for scarce resources. Players command giant transforming robots and...