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The fourth patch for Assassin's Creed: Unity arrived yesterday as a sizable 6.7 GB download. At least, that's the case for non-Xbox One players; some players using the Microsoft console are facing 40 GB downloads for the patch, effectively the size of the full game on the system's hard drive. Ubiso...

December 17th 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Ubisoft delayed the fourth Assassin's Creed: Unity patch today, citing additional issues that need to be corrected in the game before the update can be made available. The publisher anticipated that it could offer the patch today across all platforms. Unity's update was expected to fix "most of the...

December 15th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Everyone who owns Assassin's Creed: Unity will receive the Dead Kings DLC for free once that launches, Ubisoft Montreal and Toronto CEO Yannis Mallat says in a blog post. The freebie is an apology for the technical issues that have plagued Unity since launch. "Unfortunately, at launch, the overall...

November 26th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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November's revolving door of patchwork continues unabated, with Assassin's Creed Unity's third band-aid promising "over three hundred fixes." The not-so-stealthy-sounding patch is due to hit PS4 and Xbox One today, while PC players have to wait until later this week. You can see the full or abridg...

November 26th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Alex Hutchinson, creative director at Ubisoft Montreal, tweeted a message today to people having difficulties with the field of view in Far Cry 4 on PC. PC players! If you're online complaining about the lack of FOV control ... You pirated the game. - Alex Hutchinson (@BangBangClick) November 18...

November 18th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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After Ubisoft issued a second patch for Assassin's Creed: Unity late last week, the publisher gave a glimpse of the next update for the game, which is expected to fix more of its technical issues. The third update will be "larger in scope" compared to the previous two, patching bugs "like Arno gett...

November 17th 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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As Assassin's Creed: Unity leapt down to PC, Xbox One and PS4 today, it was met with a mixed critical response. Our review of the game got hung up on plot issues and buildings, the latter in a very literal sense, with a middling score that plunged through the floor much like our hero Arno did durin...

November 11th 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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It's November, so it's the busy season for Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer segment. As a Brit who doesn't speak with a French accent, the talk show host's take on Assassin's Creed: Unity resonates with me. Also, that weary look at the mention of "backstory" is golden. %Slideshow-230218% [Image: U...

November 11th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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This video for Far Cry 4 teases the game's add-on Valley of the Yetis mission, available as part of the game's season pass. Ubisoft's next Far Cry adventure will launch on November 18 for PC, Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360 and PS3.

November 7th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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PC players gearing up for the launch of Far Cry 4 in a few weeks will need an Intel Core i5-750 (2.6 GHz) or AMD Phenom II X4 955 (3.2 GHz) processor and 4 GB of memory. The game also required 30 GB of hard drive space and a video card at least as powerful as the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 or AMD Radeo...

November 6th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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The Wii U version of Watch Dogs won't receive the game's Bad Blood downloadable content, Ubisoft confirmed via Twitter. It's unclear if the console will be without the add-on entirely or only at launch or whether Ubisoft's tweet refers to all future downloadable content, as the publisher said on th...

September 25th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Update: Ubisoft confirmed a November 18 release date for Watch Dogs on Wii U. That's for North America, with Europe locked in for November 21. Ubisoft's press release notes users can bring up a "detailed and interactive" map of Chicago on the GamePad, and that off-TV play is also supported. Origin...

September 10th 2014 at 12:18pm 0 Comments