Ubisoft News


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 ..."

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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 ..."

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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."

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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 ..."

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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"

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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."

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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 ..."

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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!"

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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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Far Cry 4 Limited Edition trailer runs down the perks with Hurk

By Steven Wong, Oct 03, 2014 8:15am PDT

The Far Cry 4 pre-order automatically upgrades you to the Limited Edition for free. In this video, Hurk runs down some of the benefits you can expect when you team up with him. Hint: There's some monkey business involved.


Far Cry 4's numerous weapons highlighted in latest trailer

By Daniel Perez, Oct 02, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Far Cry 4 has a lot of weapons. It's best to get to know some of the deadlier ones before the game comes out.


"Damn well better be a weapon called the Lance of Longinus... Evangelion!"

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Might & Magic Heroes Online now available

By Daniel Perez, Oct 01, 2014 6:30am PDT

Ubisoft's Might & Magic Heroes Online has been released after completing a limited beta earlier this year.


Assassin's Creed Identity announced as free-to-play iOS game

By Daniel Perez, Sep 30, 2014 1:20pm PDT

Yet another Assassin's Creed game has been announced this year. This time, it's a free-to-play iOS game set during the Italian Renaissance.


"Blame the iPhone crowd for that. They got so enamored with free and 99 cent apps. That wrecked ..."

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Watch Dogs Bad Blood DLC now available for non-season pass owners

By Daniel Perez, Sep 30, 2014 9:15am PDT

Owners of Watch Dogs who haven't purchased its season pass can now buy the new Bad Blood DLC starting today.