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Whoops: It seems as though The Crew's launch wasn't without a few speed bumps after all. Ubisoft admitted that the game's servers had been erasing or showing incomplete player statistics due to a minor issue. Before you get frightened that the game has erased your identity and progress entirely, k...

December 11th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Bungie continues to hype its Destiny shooter post-launch, with the latest bit of messenging courtesy of COO Pete Parsons and an interview at GamesIndustry.biz. "The launch of Destiny was the starting line," Parsons says, before going on to explain how Bungie's Destiny operations center "looks like...

November 26th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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I used to love reading movie reviews in the local paper when I was a kid, though sometimes it puzzled me when a film was listed as "not pre-screened for critics." Generally these were B-movies that critics were prone to savaging, so the distribution companies figured they'd make more money if prosp...

November 25th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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If you're so excited for Far Cry 4 that you'd risk death by avalanche, blizzard or grumpy yeti just to play the open-world shooter a few weeks early, Ubisoft has launched a PR stunt that may be right up your alley. Officially dubbed the "Far Cry 4 Quest for Everest" contest, the promotion asks...

July 25th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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A well-intentioned promotional effort went horribly awry as a copy of Watch Dogs sent to Australian news site Ninemsn prompted a mass evacuation of its offices and summoned the local bomb squad. Though Ninemsn is not in the habit of covering video games, Ubisoft's latest massive-budget effort was...

May 28th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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There's a technological revolution going on; innovation is at an all-time high; and we've seen it all before. While many of the devices we've seen this week are new and even exciting, the unending hymn of hyperbole that echoes through the halls of the LVCC is an old standard. For months leading up...

January 10th 2014 at 6:13pm 0 Comments
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Ask Me Anything question-and-answer sessions are a good idea, in theory. But, like any other Q&A format in the publisher-controlled game journalism field, they're specifically designed to showcase the game in question as opposed to providing potential customers with complete or completely accur...

December 24th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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So say that you write for Massively. Or say that you work for another news site while wistfully refreshing Massively's front page hoping to see a "we're hiring!" notice pop up. Or say that you're a two-headed frog that has a respectable blog that one head writes for while the other one eats flies....

August 1st 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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So here we are, lounging on the deck of our yacht, sipping cool drinks out of fake coconuts while lifeguard cosplayers -- they're cosplayers, right guys? -- gently wave palm leaves at us. Later, of course, we'll dock somewhere and whip out our laptops and dash off some posts about video games bef...

November 8th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony Online Entertainment and Twitch want you to know that they've officially joined forces. Per this morning's SOE press release, the firms have conspired to allow one-click streaming inside the PlanetSide 2 beta client. Twitch has been touting the ability to stream at the touch of a button as "...

November 2nd 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments