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Gamescom 2015: Assassin's Creed Syndicate trailer explores the twin bond

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 05, 2015 2:12am PDT

Ubisoft has been exploring the London backdrop of Assassin's Creed Syndicate for several weeks, but now it's time to dive into the subject of family with the game's latest trailer.


"imagine AssCreed would actually take place in the Syndicate universe"

- razorblade79 see all 3 comments

E3 2015: Assassin's Creed Syndicate kicks off the gang wars

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 17, 2015 6:00am PDT

Assassin's Creed Syndicate fast-forwards the series to London, where Jacob and Evie Frye look to take the city back from the Templars. But as our preview shows, they aren't about to do that alone.


E3 2015: Rainbow Six Siege showcased at Ubisoft conference

By Daniel Perez, Jun 15, 2015 3:42pm PDT

Ubisoft has some more to show us from its upcoming tactical shooter, Rainbow Six Siege. Check out what else the publisher has up its sleeves.


E3 2015: For Honor announced as adrenaline-fueled melee combat game

By Daniel Perez, Jun 15, 2015 3:16pm PDT

Ubisoft has announced a new melee combat game called For Honor during its E3 presentation.


Rainbow Six: Siege Reveals America's Anti-Terrorist Squad

By Steven Wong, Jun 04, 2015 10:45am PDT

The FBI SWAT arm of the Rainbow Six anti-terrorism team is revealed in the latest Rainbow Six Siege video. See how the team lays on the firepower on unsuspecting enemies.


Rainbow Six Siege breaches strongholds in October 2015

By Daniel Perez, May 14, 2015 9:43am PDT

Ubisoft has announced Rainbow Six Siege will be released this October.


Is Assassin's Creed Syndicate Another Step in the Series' Decline?

By Steven Wong, May 12, 2015 2:00pm PDT

Today was the big reveal of Assassin's Creed Syndicate, which is met with a shrug acknowledging the release of an annual game series. When did the series fall into stagnation, and does it have a chance of breaking out?


"When the games share engines and narrative, yes, they certainly can be."

- Conan see all 27 comments

Rainbow Six: Siege Closed Alpha Impressions: What Hostage?

By Steven Wong, Apr 10, 2015 1:30pm PDT

The Rainbow Six: Siege closed alpha event features one map where two teams face-off against each other over a hostage. Teamwork and skill are paramount, which pretty much means we're screwed, whether attacking or defending. Check out or impressions, or the hostage gets it.


"Oh, Global Operations had a great VIP mode where the VIP was an AI NPC and both sides fought ..."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 7 comments

Assassin's Creed goes back in time with 'Chronicles' trilogy in April

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 31, 2015 9:35am PDT

As Ubisoft prepares its next 3D Assassin's Creed game, the publisher has a trio of side stories ready to tell, starting with Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China in April.


"I really like the art style. Honestly by the looks of them I'd prefer them on mobile vs console ..."

- Thund3rball see all 4 comments

The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot officially launches on PC

By Daniel Perez, Feb 05, 2015 8:20am PST

Ubisoft has officially dropped the beta tag for The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot, and to celebrate its release, has made a special pack available for purchase.


"Same here. I made it 2 hours end. The play mechanics just were so-so and the over all theming ..."

- baron calamity see all 4 comments

Assassin's Creed Unity's Free Dead Kings DLC Digs Deeper January 13

By Josh Hawkins, Jan 06, 2015 11:30am PST

Following problems with the release of the game, Ubisoft's promised free DLC for Assassin's Creed Unity finally has an arrival date.


Final Score: Far Cry 4

By Josh Hawkins, Nov 19, 2014 11:00am PST

The mountains of Kyrat have finally opened to the public, but are they as dangerous and enthralling as we hoped?


Far Cry 4 Review: Surviving War and Wildlife

By Steven Wong, Nov 18, 2014 10:10am PST

Far Cry 4 takes you to the land of Kyrat, a country with a deep spiritual history that is torn apart by civil war. Does the game have the will to survive? Our review.


"While murdering innocent civilians is bad, using bait to attract tigers and wildlife to devour ..."

- Zolneirz see all 13 comments

Final Score: Assassin's Creed Unity

By Josh Hawkins, Nov 12, 2014 2:00pm PST

Ubisoft's newest installment into the acclaimed Assassin's Creed series is finally out, but is it as good as we hoped it would be?


Prince of Persia (2008): A Shacknews retrospective

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 03, 2014 11:00am PDT

It's a big day for the Prince of Persia series, as the original PoP debuted 25 years ago today. Shacknews celebrates by remembering the 2008 Prince of Persia and examining how it has hit cult classic status.


"SoT was terrific. I still have the original Xbox disc and need to replay it some day. "

- ThomW see all 35 comments