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Amazon's Lightning Deals are generally super-effective, and today looks like no exception. Amazon has some some smokin'-hot goodies up for grabs this afternoon, including what appears to be the Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Collector's Edition. Check out the schedule of game deals below, along wi...

September 2nd 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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It's time to strip down your bunks, throw your macaroni necklaces in a suitcase and get back to town -- it's the final day of the Steam Summer Camp Sale. Today Steam is featuring some of the sale's biggest titles (which means you probably already have them), including franchise deals on Fallout,...

July 10th 2011 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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If last week's video game industry festivities filled you with an unquenchable thirst to buy more video games, you should turn your unhealthy impulses towards Amazon. For a limited time, the retailer's offering buy one, get one-half off on a beefy list of 186 titles across various platforms.

June 15th 2011 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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Before playing the upcoming Assassin's Creed: Revelations, Joystiq looks back at the creation of the franchise's first multiplayer installment, Brotherhood. "It was a very difficult game to design, and making it accessible was even harder. We were starting from scratch, with no benchmarks....

June 6th 2011 at 6:30am 0 Comments
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A year ago, as Ubisoft reported net losses of €43.671 million for its 2009–10 fiscal year (ending, March 31, 2010), CEO Yves Guillemot brushed aside concern, saying, "We forecast a return to profitable growth in 2010–11." Well, here we are -- and Ubisoft isn't exactly basking in...

May 12th 2011 at 2:14pm 0 Comments
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A survey floating around seems to suggest Ubisoft is entertaining the idea of bringing some of its franchises over to the big screen -- specifically, Assassin's Creed and Ghost Recon. The above image was submitted to Evil Avatar, which says the survey is geared the toward finding out what would m...

March 16th 2011 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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The PSN update delivers the fatalities this week with the Mortal Kombat demo for PlayStation Plus members. If you're looking for a dash of the ultra-violence without the requirement of a subscription, enjoy some happy stabs at $10 with the "The Da Vinci Disappearance" for Assassin's Creed: Brothe...

March 8th 2011 at 6:06pm 0 Comments
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Oh, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, you really do know how to turn murder into art. This trailer for the "Da Vinci Disappearance" DLC, available next week for $10 on Xbox Live and PSN, shows off the multiplayer stages, four new characters and lays out the rules of the two new modes.

March 2nd 2011 at 4:40pm 0 Comments
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The Da Vinci Disappearance is an ambitious piece of DLC for Ubisoft, granting players access to a large chunk of single-player content, but also some new modes, skins and a map for the multipayler side. At the February Games Showcase in San Francisco, I was able to play through two missions in an...

February 24th 2011 at 7:50pm 0 Comments