Tag Archive: ubisoft

Play Far Cry 4 – on Mt. Everest!

Ubisoft wants to take gaming to new heights. The publisher has announced a new promotion which will let one fan play Far Cry 4 – from Mt. Everest. Read more at Yahoo! Games

Ubisoft facing backlash over lack of female assassins in Assassin’s Creed: Unity

By most accounts, Assassin’s Creed: Unity has been a big hit at E3. The game’s wonderful, brutal trailer at Microsoft’s press conference Monday got raucous applause and the inclusion of four-person co-operative play… Continue reading

Watch Dogs sells 4 million copies in a week

Watch Dogs is barking up a storm at retail. The open-world hacking game has sold more than 4 million copies in its first week of availability, based on data from NPD and Ubisoft.… Continue reading

Watch Dogs promotion goes horribly wrong, brings out the bomb squad

When you’re making a video game about a cyber terrorist, you might want to be extra careful about how you promote it. Police in Sydney sent the bomb squad to the offices of… Continue reading

Last gen consoles aren’t going anywhere

With the rush of next generation titles being pushed these days, you might think that Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 in your entertainment center is quickly becoming outdated equipment. And while it’s true… Continue reading

South Park: The Stick of Truth is raunchy fun, say critics

Given the pedigree of previous South Park games, there was very valid reason for gamers to be worried about South Park: The Stick of Truth. The game’s multiple delays did nothing to assuage… Continue reading

Ubisoft explains why launch games underwhelm

During the months walking up to a console launch, there’s a great unspoken truth the press, publishers and gamers all choose to conveniently ignore: The first batch of games are going to be… Continue reading

PS4, Xbox One take painful body blow from Watch Dogs delay

Chris Morris looks at the ramifications of Ubisoft’s last-minute delay of one of the hottest new IPs in the industry Nintendo will be the first company to tell you about the importance of… Continue reading

The video game legacy of Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy had one of the most valuable names in gaming. It was so valuable, in fact, that Ubisoft bought it from the prolific author in 2008 for an undisclosed substantial sum. And… Continue reading

Ten Video Games to Watch This Holiday Season: E3

Video game publishers and developers have spent the better part of this week at E3 trying to wow the often-jaded gamer with new installments of favorite franchises, games they’ve never heard of before and plenty… Continue reading