For Honor, Ubisoft’s melee combat game that looked promising, had a rough time keeping their players interested. In its early months of release the fanbase has not been happy with the way the game handles its netcode- relying only on peer-to-peer connections- and the way cosmetics are earned. And if the reports are true, the playerbase has been diminishing ever since, a bad sign for a multiplayer-focused game.
As always, Ubisoft isn’t stopping development and has outlined a roadmap on what they will be working for the next two game seasons. Aside from adding more content in the form of maps, heroes, gear and cosmetics, there will be adding new [...]
Christmas in august? If you’re a good boy who pays for PS Plus, maybe. Ending a streak of chooseys is the PS Plus lineup for the month of August, with all sorts of great games to keep you both entertained and challenged.
Among the titles free this month is critically-acclaimed side-scrolling RPG Child of Light. Journey through beautiful worlds in this storybook-like RPG by Ubisoft as a princess from Austria who wakes up in the land of Lemuria. The game’s also packing some amazing music to listen to while you play, too, so make sure you pick up this artwork of a game while its free.
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Jason VandenBerghe, creative director at Ubisoft Montreal and the lead behind games such as For Honor and Red Steel 2, has officially left the company to join ArenaNet, famous for their work on the MMO Guild Wars 2.
VandenBerghe explained in a public Facebook post about this new role where he was convinced to make the move thanks to Guild Wars 2 Isaiah Cartwright. His new role at the studio involves will be less directly involved in creating games. “”It’s a big step,” he said.
“I won’t be making games directly any more — I’ll be studio level, shepherding teams and growing people. I’m sort of thrilled about how [...]
Rainbow Six Siege is pausing its release of major additions- such as new operators and maps- to focus on fixing its back-end called Operation Health. As part of the major haul, a new update will now add Alpha Packs, the game’s take on a loot box system.
Alpha Packs can will contain cosmetic items as well as exclusive Legendary items only found in the packs. Previously, cosmetic items are available to be directly purchased by use of its in-game currency Renown. Alpha Packs can be purchased with Renown.
The new update, 2.1.1, is out today, but the use of Alpha Packs will rollout in stages across platforms, so it may not be live just yet.
Alongside the new [...]
When it comes to open world games, the map size is always a talking point. It’s exciting to hear games going bigger, as long as they are interesting stuff to do in the space.
Assassin’s Creed Origins Director Ashraf Ismail has mentioned the size of the Ancient Egypt world to Game Informer. It’s only a rough estimate, but he is sure that it is as big, if not bigger than Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, which he was also the director of.
“If I compare it to previous games in the past, I don’t actually know the exact numbers [for Origins], but I would say that it’s at least twice the size of Havana from Black Flag,” Ismail [...]
Ubisoft has always been getting a bad rap with their E3 press conferences in recent years. But for 2017, it was genuinely good. Parts of the goofiness comes out as endearing, big surprises and a good look at new games that will be out pretty soon.
Let us all cherish the year Ubi actually delivered one of the better presentations of the year by recapping what was announced on stage.The Mario/Rabbids Collaboration Game That Actually Looks Decent
While rumours have circulated about this weird pairing for weeks now, the big reveal at the start is still something we never expected to happen. Miyamoto-san coming out of a fog machine with a gun. The game designer went [...]