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Ubisoft announced that a new DLC-bundled retail version of Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag is due to hit store shelves in Europe later this month. Assassin's Creed 4: Jackdaw Edition includes the full version of Black Flag and seven previously released Season Pass DLC packs. The bundle collects the...

March 10th 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Ubisoft has released its second batch of Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag multiplayer DLC for the Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC platforms, expanding the game's online competitive component with a collection of three new characters. The "Guild of Rogues" pack adds the Siren, Stowaway, and Shaman charact...

February 11th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag has shipped 10 million units to the high seas, Ubisoft announced in its third quarter 2013 - 2014 report. The Just Dance franchise shipped 6 million units during the third quarter, "positioning it once again as the leading casual game brand for consoles," while Rocksm...

February 10th 2014 at 12:20pm 0 Comments
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The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announced the nominees for composers demonstrating "excellence in musical scoring" in 2013. The annual awards ceremony includes a gaming category, Best Original Score for a Video Game or Interactive Media, in which five games and their respec...

February 8th 2014 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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Having proven itself as a downloadable addition to Assassin's Creed 4, the game's Freedom Cry DLC will see a standalone release - though only on Sony's consoles and PC. The standalone Freedom Cry will be released exclusively as a downloadable title on the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PC. The...

February 5th 2014 at 12:35pm 0 Comments
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A 2.3GB patch issued this week for the PlayStation 4 version of Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag fixes a long-standing bug related to large friend lists, restoring in-game content for affected players. Previously, players who had more than 100 friends listed on the PlayStation Network were...

February 4th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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A flash sale is a sudden, unexpected dealapalooza – not a sale on light bulbs or other products that illuminate. Starting now and lasting until 9pm ET on Friday, January 31, this PSN flash sale will serve up some pretty tempting discounts on games for PS4, PS3 and PS Vita. Killzone: Shadow F...

January 29th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Still catching up on last year's releases? GameStop's looking to help you out with a handful of weekend-long price drops on Batman: Arkham Origins, Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, and other standout games released at the tail end of 2013. Starting today and ending Sunday, shoppers can pick up the...

January 17th 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Nominations for the 17th Annual DICE Awards are led by The Last of Us, which received 13 total nods. The peer-based video game awards hosted by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences spans 24 categories and recognized 61 separate games this year. The five games nominated for the Game of the...

January 16th 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments