When I was a child, I believed in magic. There were dragons that lived in concealed caves beneath the tightly packed soil of my backyard, and an ancient crone enchantress that lived in the house across the street. She was a quiet, reclusive sort of witch and I felt it was my duty to keep any other children in my neighborhood away from her front stoop, lest they be turned into some creepy crawly cr...[Read More]
It’s been just shy of two years since the release of Trials Evolution, the widely acclaimed follow-up to the equally acclaimed Trials HD from Ubisoft’s RedLynx development team. Today, the highly anticipated third console entry in the burgeoning franchise has been released on Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 4, with the PC release to follow next week. It is not alone, however, as th...[Read More]
I’ve been a huge fan of Free-to-Play games, which offer you a full game for free if you’re willing to work hard to earn it. On Xbox 360 we have games such as Warface, Ascend: Hand of Kul and even World of Tanks. Ubisoft just announced that AirMech is coming to Xbox 360 this summer. What’s special about this game? It’s going to be another Free-to-Play game, which means you d...[Read More]
Nearly two years ago, Ubisoft released what not only proved to be a return to critical acclaim for Rayman, but more importantly, they released one of the most beautiful, fluid, technically sound, and entertaining 2D platformers of this console generation, and of the genre as a whole. Playing Rayman Origins was like taking a draught from the fountain of youth; I was a child again, sitting in front ...[Read More]
With less than a month to go, Ubisoft has released a trailer that really demonstrates the diversity of Splinter Cell Blacklist’s gameplay options. Play as a Ghost, completing the missions and leaving no trace of your presence other than success. Play as an Assault specialist, forgoing stealth entirely and wrecking everything you see. Play as a Panther, moving invisibly but leaving a trail of...[Read More]
With Splinter Cell Blacklist about a month away, Ubisoft has released a cinematic trailer (with a few in-engine scenes) setting up the basic premise of the game and reinforcing why Sam Fisher is such an iconic and intimidating character. Watch Sam Fisher go on a one-man crusade for ass-kicking below.
Ubisoft’s Community Developer for Splinter Cell, Zack Cooper, takes you through a small section of a mission in the hotly anticipated upcoming Sam Fisher adventure, Splinter Cell Blacklist. The mission takes place at a Louisiana Liquid Natural Gas refinery, where members of an international terrorist group have sabotaged the facility, adding one more attack to the string of events known as t...[Read More]
Rayman Legends has an interesting story indeed. It stars Rayman, of course, with Globox, and the Teensies. In this game Rayman and company get sucked into a painting they’ve been staring at. A crazy adventure ensues as they traverse the different worlds in each of the paintings.
One month after the announcement of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (which was itself only about four months after the retail release of its predecessor, Assassin’s Creed III), we are treated to its first gameplay trailer. We see that a great deal of naval combat returns from Assassin’s Creed III, which stood as that title’s strongest feature. There also appears to be under...[Read More]
Last year, Ubisoft announced Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, the fourth title in the Call of Juarez franchise. Today, they have released the first teaser trailer for the game along with a brief summary of what to expect. Call of Juarez Gunslinger follows the tale of bounty hunter Silas Greaves, as he hunts down the West’s most notorious outlaws. The game will include “memorable encounters&...[Read More]
There have been an inordinate number of leaks during the week or so since Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag was announced to the world. All across the Internet, from sites both large and small, we saw the emergence of an Assassin’s Creed poster and two trailers, one of which was incredibly exciting. Now, on the day that the reveal of this content had originally been planned for, Ubisoft ...[Read More]
So Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag will be the next entry in Ubisoft’s massive franchise. What can you expect from it? Well, the new title is expected to follow Edward Kenway, father of Assassin’s Creed III‘s Haytham, as he sails around the Caribbean embarking on adventure after adventure. From the looks of the key art that has just been released, you can expect a larger pr...[Read More]