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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.


"That's not a completely new IP, that's a total rip-off of Chivalry. Admittedly looks nice with ..."

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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."

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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 ..."

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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. "

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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.


Assassin's Creed Unity trailer focuses on customization and co-op play

By Daniel Perez, Sep 26, 2014 8:00am PDT

The latest trailer for Assassin's Creed Unity shines a spotlight on the game's deep customization and online co-op play.


"Nice this is massive I love the customization, gear and RPG progression they added this is going ..."

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Far Cry 4 trailer tells its story from the view of its antagonist

By Daniel Perez, Sep 26, 2014 7:30am PDT

Ubisoft released a new trailer for Far Cry 4 that shows us its story from the perspective of its antagonist, Pagan Min.


"Sounds to me like he's bitter it's not designed like a 90s FPS game."

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