News items tagged with ubisoft

Horror VR Game Transference Revealed by Elijah Wood

Horror VR Game Transference Revealed by Elijah Wood

The horror genre seems to be a natural fit for virtual reality, with countless VR horror games already on the market and in development. Now at Ubisoft’s E3 2017 press conference, yet another VR ho...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 June 2018
Concept Art Blowout: ‘God of War: Ascension,’ ‘Dark Souls 2’ & ‘Far Cry 3’

Concept Art Blowout: ‘God of War: Ascension,’ ‘Dark Souls 2’ & ‘Far Cry 3’

Whether it’s mythological Ancient Greece, a deadly fantasy realm or a verdant Pacific island, there’s no denying the artistic savvy it takes to bring the sprawling worlds of games like God of War:...

By Brian Sipple on 24 June 2018
Beyond Good and Evil 2 Beta Will Release End of 2019

Beyond Good and Evil 2 Beta Will Release End of 2019

Beyond Good and Evil 2 has shown off some stunning cinematic trailers, as well as gameplay footage at E3 that may have gotten a lot of fans’ hopes up about an imminent release window. Unfortunately...

By Chris Glover on 23 June 2018
Assassin's Creed Odyssey Map May Be Larger Than Origins

Assassin's Creed Odyssey Map May Be Larger Than Origins

Ever since the official confirmation that Ubisoft was working on Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, the action-adventure role-playing game has been compared to the franchise’s former installment, Assassin’s...

By Joshua Duckworth on 23 June 2018
The Division 2 Will Have Microtransactions

The Division 2 Will Have Microtransactions

During Ubisoft’s E3 2018 press conference, the video game publisher and developer gave fans the good news that the upcoming co-op shooter Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 will feature at least three fre...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 June 2018
The Division 2 Has a 1:1 Version of Washington D.C.

The Division 2 Has a 1:1 Version of Washington D.C.

After The Division took players to Manhattan in 2016, The Division 2 will take players to Washington D.C. where they’ll be able to duke it out at some of the United States’ most recognizable monume...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 June 2018
E3 2018: Biggest Games Rumored for the Show

E3 2018: Biggest Games Rumored for the Show

There’s a reason why gamers look forward to E3 every year. Not only does the show give fans a chance to learn more about already-announced titles, but it’s also used by video game companies to shoc...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 June 2018
Ubisoft Official E3 Line-Up Revealed, Surprises Teased

Ubisoft Official E3 Line-Up Revealed, Surprises Teased

With less than three weeks left until the start of E3 2018, Ubisoft is hoping to build up excitement for this year’s Orpheum Theater press conference. The publisher revealed a partial line-up...

By Rory Young on 19 June 2018
Assassin's Creed Returning To Annual Release Schedule?

Assassin's Creed Returning To Annual Release Schedule?

Two years ago, Ubisoft revealed that it was planning to place the Assassin’s Creed franchise on the shelf to let the series refocus after a grueling annual release schedule that formed follow...

By Derek Nichols on 19 June 2018
Splinter Cell: Ubisoft Reveals Why It Wasn't At E3 2018

Splinter Cell: Ubisoft Reveals Why It Wasn't At E3 2018

While most fans would agree that Ubisoft had a stellar E3 showcase this year, 2018 marks another year that the dormant Splinter Cell franchise didn’t make an appearance. The sting of the no sh...

By Derek Nichols on 19 June 2018
You Can Tame Wolves in Assassin's Creed Odyssey

You Can Tame Wolves in Assassin's Creed Odyssey

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey appears to be mixing up the traditional action-adventure style in previous installments and seemingly doubling-down on several RPG elements introduced in Assassin’s Creed...

By Joshua Duckworth on 18 June 2018
Will The Division 2 Have a Battle Royale Mode?

Will The Division 2 Have a Battle Royale Mode?

Earlier this year, not along after The Division 2 was announced, a report circulated that suggest that developer Massive Entertainment had been looking into battle royale modes. Given the recent po...

By Jasmine Henry on 18 June 2018
The Division Update 1.8 Features Rewards for Division 2

The Division Update 1.8 Features Rewards for Division 2

As promised, Ubisoft finally revealed The Division 2 to the public at E3 2018, showing off a seven-month time jump as well as a shift in location from New York City to Washington, D.C. One of the b...

By Derek Nichols on 16 June 2018
Far Cry 5 Review

Far Cry 5 Review

While Ubisoft saw some success with the first two Far Cry games, Far Cry 3 is when the series really took off. It delivered a compelling open world game that sold millions of copies and won a numbe...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 June 2018
PETA Criticizes Far Cry 5 for Fishing

PETA Criticizes Far Cry 5 for Fishing

The German arm of the group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has today criticized Far Cry 5 for including fishing in the title, despite the more graphic violence the game allows....

By James Lynch on 05 June 2018
‘Assassin’s Creed Revelations’ Accidentally Announced!

‘Assassin’s Creed Revelations’ Accidentally Announced!

Is Assassin’s Creed taking a note from the pages of Activision’s Call of Duty franchise? In the last two years we’ve had two full retail Assassin’s Creed video games and today we find out that th...

By Rob Keyes on 02 June 2018
Assassin's Creed Leak Lists 'Odyssey' as Next Sequel

Assassin's Creed Leak Lists 'Odyssey' as Next Sequel

[Update: Ubisoft has confirmed that Assassin’s Creed Odyssey will be at E3 2018.] See you at E3! pic.twitter.com/03NTPhCkCf — Assassin's Creed (@assassinscreed) May 31, 2018 When Assassi...

By Joshua Duckworth on 01 June 2018
Mario + Rabbids Donkey Kong Adventure DLC Trailer

Mario + Rabbids Donkey Kong Adventure DLC Trailer

Ubisoft is pulling back the curtain on Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle‘s next major DLC expansion, Donkey Kong Adventure. Donkey Kong Adventure will be the final DLC expansion for Mario + Rabbids Ki...

By Rory Young on 26 May 2018
Far Cry 5 Hours of Darkness Teaser Trailer, Launch Date

Far Cry 5 Hours of Darkness Teaser Trailer, Launch Date

The video game publisher and developer Ubisoft releases a teaser trailer for Far Cry 5’s Hours of Darkness DLC and reveals the expansion’s release date.

By Kyle Sledge on 24 May 2018
The Division 2 vs. Anthem: Which Game Will Win?

The Division 2 vs. Anthem: Which Game Will Win?

During the latest Ubisoft financial briefing the publisher confirmed that it is aiming to release The Division 2 before April 2019. While this was good news for fans eager to play the follow-up to...

By Jasmine Henry on 24 May 2018
The Division 2 Will Add New Post-Launch Content Faster

The Division 2 Will Add New Post-Launch Content Faster

With The Divison 2 officially confirmed to launch before April 2019, many gamers may be excited to see this game’s release. Notably, it will be coming out beside two other AAA games from Ubisoft –...

By Joshua Duckworth on 23 May 2018
Final Fantasy 15 Easter Egg Discovered in AC: Origins?

Final Fantasy 15 Easter Egg Discovered in AC: Origins?

While it was previously confirmed both Assassin’s Creed: Origins and Final Fantasy 15 would have respective content for each other, how that would appear in Assassin’s Creed: Origins had not been r...

By Joshua Duckworth on 22 May 2018
Why Assassin's Creed Origins Doesn't Have Multiplayer

Why Assassin's Creed Origins Doesn't Have Multiplayer

The Assassin’s Creed Origins reviews are in and critics say that Ubisoft has made positive tweaks to the open-world, stealth formula and that the game’s recreation of Egypt looks incredible. But wh...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 May 2018
Assassin's Creed Origins Adding New Game Plus Mode

Assassin's Creed Origins Adding New Game Plus Mode

It seems that 2018 is starting off strong for the Assassin’s Creed franchise, as The Hidden Ones DLC has recently released for Assassin’s Creed Origins. Moreover, it has been revealed that Assassi...

By Joshua Duckworth on 22 May 2018
Conan Plays Assassin's Creed Origins with Aaron Rodgers

Conan Plays Assassin's Creed Origins with Aaron Rodgers

Television talk show host Conan O’Brien is no video game expert; in fact, he’s far from it. That’s why he has a segment on his show called “Clueless Gamer” where he gets a celebrity to join him as...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 May 2018
How Long Does Assassin's Creed Origins Take to Beat?

How Long Does Assassin's Creed Origins Take to Beat?

Having just launched yesterday, Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Origins is already starting to be beaten by the more hardcore and sleep-deprived of fans, who are able to give us some clarity on just how...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 22 May 2018
Assassin's Creed Origins: How to Level Up Fast

Assassin's Creed Origins: How to Level Up Fast

Ubisoft’s bold decision to put an end to its annual release cycle for the Assassin’s Creed franchise appears to have paid off. Assassin’s Creed Origins releases today and so far has been a big hit...

By Derek Nichols on 22 May 2018
Assassin's Creed: Origins Adds Nightmare Difficulty

Assassin's Creed: Origins Adds Nightmare Difficulty

Over the weekend, Ubisoft revealed a new title update for Assassin’s Creed: Origins that promises many new features for the game, including a nightmare difficulty and horde mode. Fans may be excite...

By Joshua Duckworth on 22 May 2018
Assassin's Creed Origins Curse of the Pharaohs DLC

Assassin's Creed Origins Curse of the Pharaohs DLC

Ubisoft unveiled the next major DLC release for Assassin’s Creed Origins today. Curse of the Pharaohs will be the second major DLC release for the latest iteration of the Assassin’s Creed franchise...

By Rory Young on 22 May 2018
Assassin's Creed Origins' New DLC Pack is Overpriced

Assassin's Creed Origins' New DLC Pack is Overpriced

Assassin’s Creed Origins has an extensive DLC schedule that will give players plenty of things to do and new items to collect post-launch. But the latest downloadable content pack for the game is l...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 May 2018
AC Origins' Curse of the Pharaoh DLC Launch Trailer

AC Origins' Curse of the Pharaoh DLC Launch Trailer

Fans of Ubisoft’s latest entry in the Assassin’s Creed series, Assassin’s Creed Origins, have a new reason to return to the title. The launch of its third installment of downloadable content is at...

By Matt Morgans on 22 May 2018
Far Cry 3: Classic Edition Coming Later This Year

Far Cry 3: Classic Edition Coming Later This Year

Today, the video game publisher and developer Ubisoft officially announced its decision to bring the first-person shooter Far Cry 3 to current generation systems, with the title set to receive a “C...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 May 2018
Beyond Good and Evil 2 Shows Combat and Ship Gameplay

Beyond Good and Evil 2 Shows Combat and Ship Gameplay

Ubisoft has been on a roll lately celebrating 30 million users in Rainbow Six Siege, announcing a second year of content for Ghost Recon Wildlands, and even confirming that The Division 2 is coming...

By Derek Nichols on 08 May 2018
Far Cry 5 Mission Has Odd Connection to US President

Far Cry 5 Mission Has Odd Connection to US President

In a couple days, fans of Far Cry 5 will finally be able to get their hands on a game that promises crazy DLC including Vietnam, Zombies, and Space. However, it appears that crazy missions still oc...

By Joshua Duckworth on 06 May 2018
Far Cry 5 Director Talks Campaign Length and Map-Editor

Far Cry 5 Director Talks Campaign Length and Map-Editor

After a brief delay, Far Cry 5 is almost upon us and fans can’t wait to meet Joseph Seed and the other members of Edens Gate in the games insane version of rural Montana. Of course, with hype comes...

By Benjamin Lister on 25 April 2018
Far Cry 5 Can Be Beaten in Just Five Minutes

Far Cry 5 Can Be Beaten in Just Five Minutes

Far Cry 5 is still a couple of days away, but some of its secrets are already starting to leak out. Its trophy list was revealed earlier this week, and one of its possible endings is now out in the...

By Jacob Bukacek on 25 April 2018
Ubisoft Announces E3 2018 Press Conference Date

Ubisoft Announces E3 2018 Press Conference Date

E3 2018 is one of the biggest games industry events in the world and it kicks off in just over a month. Major developers and publishers in the industry have already unveiled their plans, with Bethe...

By Jasmine Henry on 18 April 2018
Ghost Recon Wildlands Splinter Cell Event Detailed

Ghost Recon Wildlands Splinter Cell Event Detailed

Late last week, Ubisoft surprised gamers with the reveal of a new event for Ghost Recon: Wildlands themed around Splinter Cell. Today, the developer/publisher has provided full details on the event...

By Anthony Taormina on 15 April 2018
Far Cry 5 Has Cosmetic Microtransactions, No Loot Boxes

Far Cry 5 Has Cosmetic Microtransactions, No Loot Boxes

Over the past few months, there has been fierce debate about video games that contain loot boxes. Some gamers and elected officials have begun to argue that loot boxes are gambling and that the mec...

By Jasmine Henry on 04 April 2018
Far Cry 5 Trailer Reveals the Bill of Rights

Far Cry 5 Trailer Reveals the Bill of Rights

The release of Far Cry 5 is just a few weeks away and the marketing for the game is really starting to pick up. Although the early months were full of very serious, story-driven political trailers,...

By Denny Connolly on 04 April 2018
Far Cry 5 Releases Video for Dog Companion, Boomer

Far Cry 5 Releases Video for Dog Companion, Boomer

About a couple of weeks ago, Ubisoft put out a “Guns for Hire” breakdown to promote its forthcoming first-person shooter Far Cry 5, with the information giving fans a better idea of the game’s nine...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 April 2018
Far Cry 5: Where to Find All Prepper Stashes

Far Cry 5: Where to Find All Prepper Stashes

Hope County features many secrets and collectables for Far Cry 5 players to find including a number of Prepper Stash locations that reward powerful loot and gear.

By Derek Nichols on 24 March 2018
Far Cry 5 Season Pass Has Zombies, Aliens, and More

Far Cry 5 Season Pass Has Zombies, Aliens, and More

Far Cry 5 is still a couple of months away from release, but that hasn’t stopped Ubisoft from detailing what’s included in the game’s season pass. As announced today, Far Cry 5‘s season pass will i...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 March 2018
Far Cry 5's Soundtrack Will Be Biggest in Series

Far Cry 5's Soundtrack Will Be Biggest in Series

Whenever games writers sit down to cobble together a list of the medium’s biggest moments, a section is inevitably set aside for the industry’s best soundtracks. It isn’t hard to remember some of t...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 March 2018
Far Cry 5 is a Smart, Savvy Evolution of the Series

Far Cry 5 is a Smart, Savvy Evolution of the Series

While developer Ubisoft has been criticized at times for remaining complacent in the way it goes about creating sequels to its most famous franchises, the company’s lineup for the rest of this year...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 March 2018
Far Cry 5 Will Feature Drop-In Co-Op with a Catch

Far Cry 5 Will Feature Drop-In Co-Op with a Catch

Ubisoft expounded on Far Cry 5’s drop-in drop-out co-op today, noting that it won’t be as functional as some players may have been expecting. Specifically, Far Cry 5 will allow a secondary player t...

By Rory Young on 23 March 2018
Far Cry 5 Team Still Waiting on Xbox One X Dev Kits

Far Cry 5 Team Still Waiting on Xbox One X Dev Kits

Microsoft’s Xbox One X promises to be the most powerful console ever when it launches later this year, but power doesn’t mean much without games that take full advantage of it. As it turns out, it...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 March 2018
Far Cry 5 Director Discusses Setting and Themes

Far Cry 5 Director Discusses Setting and Themes

Ever since the reveal of Far Cry 5 in May of this year, there has been widespread speculation about whether the decision to set the game in America will prove controversial. The game’s creative dir...

By Matt Morgans on 20 March 2018
Far Cry 5 Releases a New Story Trailer

Far Cry 5 Releases a New Story Trailer

There’s no question that many consider Ubisoft’s forthcoming first-person shooter Far Cry 5 to be one of the most highly anticipated video games in 2018, with a plethora of fans excited at the pros...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 March 2018
How Long Will Far Cry 5 Take to Beat?

How Long Will Far Cry 5 Take to Beat?

Just ahead of E3 2017, Ubisoft revealed some early details about Far Cry 5, the latest installment in the wildly popular open-world FPS series. The studio confirmed rumors that the title would take...

By Brad Jones on 19 March 2018
Deal Alert: Get Far Cry Primal for $35 Today Only

Deal Alert: Get Far Cry Primal for $35 Today Only

Amazon lists Far Cry Primal as part of its Amazon’s Gold Box Deal, allowing gamers to purchase copies of the game for $35. The sale is valid today only!

By John Jacques on 25 June 2016
Far Cry Primal Adding New Permadeath Mode in April

Far Cry Primal Adding New Permadeath Mode in April

Publisher and developer Ubisoft announces its addition of a brand new permadeath mode for Far Cry Primal in April with a patch for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

By Kyle Sledge on 25 June 2016
Far Cry Primal Re-uses Far Cry 4 Map

Far Cry Primal Re-uses Far Cry 4 Map

Newly uncovered evidence suggests that Far Cry Primal re-uses the map from its predecessor Far Cry 4, prompting fans to criticize Ubisoft for cutting corners.

By Brad Jones on 25 June 2016
Conan and PewDiePie Play Far Cry Primal

Conan and PewDiePie Play Far Cry Primal

Late night talk show host Conan O’Brien invites the popular YouTube personality PewDiePie to play Far Cry Primal with him on his Clueless Gamer segment.

By Kyle Sledge on 25 June 2016
Far Cry Primal Adds Expert Mode in Launch Day Patch

Far Cry Primal Adds Expert Mode in Launch Day Patch

Ubisoft reveals that the day one patch for Far Cry Primal not only included a number of fixes and general game improvements but an entirely new Expert mode as well.

By Derek Nichols on 25 June 2016
Far Cry Primal Guide: Kanda of Faith Achievement

Far Cry Primal Guide: Kanda of Faith Achievement

Follow this helpful guide to unlock the ‘Kanda of Faith’ trophy or achievement in Far Cry Primal by jumping off the Peak of Pardaku in the land of Oros.

By Anthony Taormina on 25 June 2016
Far Cry Primal Review Roundup

Far Cry Primal Review Roundup

Ubisoft’s Stone Age spin-off Far Cry Primal is one of the biggest releases scheduled for early 2016, and now critics are weighing in on this hotly anticipated prehistoric FPS.

By Brad Jones on 25 June 2016
Far Cry Primal Review

Far Cry Primal Review

Ubisoft’s Far Cry Primal takes players back to the Stone Age, but the gameplay and narrative feel far from prehistoric in this primitive, open-world game.

By Riley Little on 25 June 2016
Watch the First Hour of Far Cry Primal

Watch the First Hour of Far Cry Primal

As the release of Far Cry Primal grows near, gamers can now take a look at the first hour of gameplay from Ubisoft’s prehistoric action-adventure title.

By John Jacques on 25 June 2016