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Far Cry 4 level design director talks co-op, elephants, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 17, 2014 2:15pm PDT

Shacknews recently had a chance to check out Far Cry 4 and speak to the game's level design director, Mark Thompson, about many of the features coming to the latest chapter of the franchise.


"i have this on pre-order but one thing really really pissed me off watching this video was when ..."

- okellyc see all 3 comments

Assassin's Creed Unity video introduces a historical cast

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 16, 2014 9:30am PDT

There are more faces to see in Assassin's Creed Unity beyond Arno and Elise and you can meet them in the latest video.


The Crew's customization options highlighted in latest trailer

By Daniel Perez, Oct 16, 2014 7:15am PDT

The Crew will have quite the selection of vehicle customization options when it's released this December.


"never pre-order anything. i have no idea how that's still a thing. "

- gokart. see all 9 comments

Xbox One Assassin's Creed bundles sneak into retail this fall

By Daniel Perez, Oct 15, 2014 6:35am PDT

Two new Xbox One bundles will be made available this fall that will be the ideal pasckage for would-be assassins.


"Vouchers for Unity AND IV? Whoa. Glad I waited til this holiday season to pick a new console up. ..."

- icecreambus see all 6 comments

Assassin's Creed Rogue gets story trailer and PC release window

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 13, 2014 9:20am PDT

As Ubisoft reveals the story of Shay, the publisher has also revealed that Assassin's Creed Rogue will be hitting PC early next year.


"That actually looks like a more interesting story than Unity, which I have no idea what its about."

- swimteampie see all 15 comments

Tetris Ultimate dropping onto 3DS this November

By Daniel Perez, Oct 13, 2014 9:00am PDT

Ubisoft announced Tetris Ultimate will be available on Nintendo 3DS ths November.


"Nice nice. Are games usually cheaper on eShop than on cart? I mean, that's how it should be, I ..."

- Deathlove see all 7 comments

Far Cry 4 'Welcome to Kyrat' trailer doesn't seem very welcoming

By Steve Watts, Oct 10, 2014 7:45am PDT

A new trailer series for Far Cry 4 has kicked off, detailing different regions of Kyrat. It starts with the lowlands, showing off the environment, wildlife, and chief villain of the area.


"I had the same problem. Not sure if it's a design problem or just being used to the old way of ..."

- thejay247 see all 7 comments

Assassin's Creed Unity: How Ubisoft is approaching the historical French Revolution

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 08, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Ubisoft historian Maxime Durand speaks to Shacknews about how the team is approaching the French Revolution, the chaos that ensued, and how the Assassins and Templars are caught right in the middle of the conflict.


"By hiring a lot of British voice actors for a game set in France."

- cygnus see all 6 comments

Trials Fusion 'Welcome to the Abyss' DLC goes under the sea today

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 07, 2014 2:45pm PDT

Trials Fusion has released the third of its DLC packs, taking riders into the seas.


"Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Trials Fusion 'Welcome to the Abyss' DLC goes under the sea today"

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Assassin's Creed Unity will not reach 1080p/60fps on consoles

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 06, 2014 12:00pm PDT

AC Unity will run at 900p and 30fps on consoles, according to the game's senior producer, due to CPU restrictions.


"So this is probably going to require a pretty serious CPU to run at 60 on PC. And that's if it's ..."

- EnhancedInterrogator see all 22 comments

The Crew delayed to December 2

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 06, 2014 11:27am PDT

The Crew won't make its scheduled November road trip, needing a few more weeks in the garage.


"you know you can just play games on pc if it bothers you that much"

- godm0de see all 6 comments

Assassin's Creed Unity co-op preview: silence in numbers

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 06, 2014 10:00am PDT

Whether you're playing Assassin's Creed Unity's narrative-based two-player co-op missions or the four-player heists, the principle remains the same: stealth means everything.


""...a second banana is highly recommended" I, for one, always recommend a second banana."

- asynchronice see all 3 comments

Assassin's Creed Unity single-player preview: for freedom

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 06, 2014 9:00am PDT

Assassin's Creed Unity is fully embracing the stealth aspect of the series, while offering more freedom in approaching missions. Here's our hands-on preview of the game's single-player mode.


"re: "Also, targeting can occasionally be off." The way you look at your enemies and target ..."

- MatthewPhillips see all 2 comments

Shack Snack: October 3, 2014

By Steve Watts, Oct 03, 2014 6:30pm PDT

Heading into the weekend, the Shack Snack starts to get a little spooky.


"Oh wow - I didn't realise that new logo was serious. Enjoyed the video though!"

- g3dHorse see all 10 comments

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. "

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