Assassin’s Creed 3 picks up from where it left off in the present-day storyline when Desmond awakes from his coma after being stuck in the Animus Island with Subject 16. It doesn’t even begin in medias res, unlike past games where there were wailing babies (Assassin’s Creed 2) and two angry bearded men fighting (Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood).
Ubisoft just made Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag official this morning, but besides revealing a box art, they aren’t speaking of any details until Monday. Drive by a little impatience waiting on said detail, Games Per Second did some exploring on the timeline and possible setting of Assassin’s Creed 4.
Following the leak of a poster 2 days ago, Ubisoft has just officially confirmed the title of their next Assassins versus Templars game. The official box art of Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag shows off a new assassin, no doubt the main character that we will be playing, brandishing a cutlass and pistol in each hand while dressed in new armor-plated robes with another two pistols strapped to the front of his chest.
Tomb Raider is ready to take Xbox, PlayStation and PC gamers on an adrenaline-filled adventure next Tuesday when it gets released on March 5. Game developer Nixxes (which specializes in porting games to Windows PC) is working with Crystal Dynamics to bring Tomb Raider to Windows gamers. But wait, there’s another partner in the mix and that’s AMD.
AMD, best known for their hardware (processors and graphics card) and more recently, their hand in powering the next-generation PlayStation 4, [...]
Will we get to play this holiday as a pirate assassin in Assassin’s Creed 4? Argh me hearties, there be a leak in the hull of Ubisoft’s ship which says this is likely. Game blog Kotaku has been tipped off by one of their readers and sent what appears to be a promotional poster for the next title in the franchise, named Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag.
News of an upcoming free-to-play Command & Conquer just broke today. And the latest word is that the strategy game will be powered by DICE’s Frostbite Engine, the same thing that brought everyone gorgeous graphics on Battlefield 3. Frostbite Engine was also used in Medal of Honor: Warfighter. This is interesting news as this modern gaming engine that’s known for its graphics prowess will make Command & Conquer probably the most graphically beautiful game in the franchise’s history.
It’s been a while since Electronic Arts released a game under the Command & Conquer franchise. It dates back a long time in the gaming world but the modern entries in the series just did not do so well. Fortunately, EA hasn’t forgotten about it yet and plans to bring the franchise back this year with the latest game simply being called Command & Conquer. That’s quick and easy to remember, definitely much better than using something like Command & [...]
He may not even qualify for an Oscars nomination, but Gabe Newell, one of the biggest names in the video game industry will be honored in the United Kingdom with this year’s BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television) Fellowship award. The BAFTA Fellowship award is given annually to individuals who have done outstanding things with moving images. Until 2007, this usually meant actors, movie and TV producers, screenwriters and people in the film industry for most part.
Ubisoft has revealed the official box art for the upcoming open world game Watch Dogs and no one really cares about it. I mean, I don’t see the internet complaining about how boring and forgettable the box art is. Well, this certainly isn’t going to stop me from getting this game because of box art I’m going to look at for approximately two seconds. The art shows protagonist Aiden Pearce gripping a pistol in one hand and his cellphone [...]
If you’re enthusiastic about playing BioShock Infinite, then great news for you! Amazon is offering $30 in credit for pre-ordering BioShock Infinite for any platform. The credit is usable for any 2K Games-published titles excluding other pre-orders and the BioShock Infinite season pass. You’ll receive the $30 in two parts: half after placing your order while the remainder will be given on the day of BioShock’s release: March 26.
Check out BioShock Infinite for Xbox 360 [...]
Capcom wants PC gamers to be ready for the release of Resident Evil 6 on Windows. In association with Nvidia, they’ve brought out a benchmark application that tells Windows users how well the game will run on their machines. Minimum system requirements that are officially listed are an Intel Core2Duo 2.4 GHz or AMD Athlon X2 2.8 GHz processor, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of storage space and at least a Nvidia GeForce 8800GTS graphics card.
Word is the video game editorial landscape is changing and just shortly after the Ziff Davis group acquired IGN and its network of websites, there’s reports of consolidation going on and it’s not good for jobs. An unspecified number of IGN employees were laid off yesterday and an internal memo from Ziff Davis CEO Vivek Shah posted on the internet indicates the “winding down” and eventual closure of entertainment websites GameSpy, 1UP and UGO.
Editor-in-chief of 1UP, Jeremy Parish, confirms that [...]