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Vivendi Surpasses 25 Per Cent Stake in Ubisoft, Reaching 30 Per Cent Offer Mark 1

Ubisoft Employees Fined for Insider Trading

Ubisoft has been facing a tough year on the stock market as French media conglomerate Vivendi continues to purchase significant portions of their stocks. Now, it seems select employees, including Ubisoft Montreal CEO Yannis...
Ubisoft Montreal Launches CODEX Program - 2015-11-12 10:32:03

Ubisoft Montreal Launches CODEX Program

Today Ubisoft announced the launch of the CODEX program. Codex will be a group of initiatives targeting all levels of education where videogames will be a motivation and learning engine to...
Can Assassin’s Creed Make for a Good Film? 1

Can Assassin’s Creed Make for a Good Film?

Videogame movies don’t have a great track record. There may be entertainment to be had in the appropriately schlocky tone of Paul W.S. Anderson’s long-running Resident Evil film series and comedic...
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The Burden of Choice in Far Cry 4

This article discusses significant plot points from Far Cry 4, including details regarding the game’s ending. *** Ajay Ghale, the protagonist of Far Cry 4, comes to the nation of Kyrat for...
Assassin’s Creed Unity Has Too Many Activities

Assassin’s Creed Unity Has Too Many Activities

Pulling up the map of Paris in Assassin’s Creed Unity invokes an immediate feeling of panic. Rather than simply offering a clear list of goals to accomplish or interesting landmarks to...
Games Are Getting Too Big For Annual Releases - 2014-11-20 12:02:37

Games Are Getting Too Big For Annual Releases

The theory from a bean counter perspective is fantastic; if a game makes hundreds of millions of dollars, then just find a way to release it every year, and pull in...
Ubisoft Montreal’s Animation Director Explains Watch Dogs - 2014-05-27 02:14:59

Ubisoft Montreal’s Animation Director Explains Watch Dogs

During Ubisoft’s press conference at E3 2012, the Assassin’s Creed developer/publisher unveiled a new open world game set in a virtual version of Chicago. The game was originally projected to come...
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Videogames Need Better Stories

Maybe it's because I'm a writer by trade, but I'm always incredibly disappointed when an otherwise interesting-looking game turns out to have a crummy story. This train of thought was encouraged...
When is Assassin's Creed Not Assassin's Creed Anymore?

When is Assassin’s Creed Not Assassin’s Creed Anymore?

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is a very good game. It's also a game that just barely resembles the other entries to Ubisoft Montreal's long-running stealth action series. This may have...
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Flash Focus: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

Flash Focus takes on Assassin's Creed IV, croc wrestling and jumping from church towers abound, along with a lot of free running in trees.
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Lunch Breaks: Assassin’s Creed 2

This week the Lunch Break Crew prepare themselves for next week's new release Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag by taking a few steps back, with Assassin's Creed 2. Pseudo-Nostalgia is in full...
Far Cry 3 (PS3) Review 1

Far Cry 3 (PS3) Review

A Far CryLike most people, I found Far Cry 2 to be a bit of a let down. Before the game's release I was incredibly hyped for what promised to be...

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Planet Coaster and Elite Dangerous Hitting Retail Stores This Year

Planet Coaster and Elite Dangerous Hitting Retail Stores This Year

Fans of the previous digital exclusives Planet Coaster and Elite Dangerous will be delighted to know that both games will be hitting retail stores...