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What is "Anvil Next," aside from two words that have absolutely nothing to do with each other? It's the evolution of Ubisoft's Anvil engine – the engine that powers the upcoming Assassin's Creed 3. The latest video of this October's AC game is more than happy to give you a thorough walkthroug...

August 2nd 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Back in late 2009, creative director Alex Hutchinson and a handful of others started drawing up plans for what would become Assassin's Creed 3. In those two years, the team rethought core elements of the series: cities, combat, and the franchise's signature "free running" mechanic. Even the engine,...

March 26th 2012 at 12:01pm 0 Comments
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Rock Band Weekly heads up to Canadia next week for a three pack from heavy metal band Anvil. There are also tracks from Brütal Legend "star" Jack Black's band Tenacious D. It'll actually be pretty quiet week, as the Wii doesn't add its usual mega-list of back catalog tracks and is in sync with...

September 11th 2009 at 10:50am 0 Comments

Quite awhile ago now, I wrote about how playing a Protection Warrior made me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Or I guess, cold and hard inside? I'm not really sure, but the gist of it was that the graphical appearance of Prot Warrior abilities combined with their sound effects made for a very viscer...

January 25th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments