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Ubisoft to launch VR games in 2016

Published by on May 22nd, 2015, No Comments

ubisoftVirtual reality hardware currently has only a few applications, but come 2016 one of the primary motivations of VR hardware will become reality. Yup, virtual reality gaming! Video game publishing powerhouse Ubisoft plans to release games suited for virtual reality in 2016.

The company is currently developing “a certain number of games” that take advantage of VR, CEO Yves Guillemot told analysts on a call Tuesday. He noted Ubisoft believes in VR and wants to give gamers the chance to become more immersed in virtual worlds. (more…)

Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate is set in London (trailer video)

Published by on May 13th, 2015, No Comments

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After last year’s foray into Paris, Assassin’s Creed is returning to another European capital: London. Following a series of rumors, today Ubisoft officially unveiled the latest game in the series, Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, which will shift the setting to Industrial Revolution-era London in 1868.

It will feature both male and female protagonists, siblings Jacob and Evie Frye — the developer came under fire for its comments on female characters at last year’s E3 — although Jacob appears to be the game’s lead. It’s being developed at Ubisoft’s Quebec City studio, instead of Montreal where the series is normally developed. (more…)

Halo 5 arrives on the Xbox One in October

Published by on Mar 30th, 2015, No Comments

Halo5_1With all the amazing new games being released this year I really need to replace my Xbox 360. Sony and Microsoft are working hard to push their exclusives this year with Bloodborne (PS4) and Halo 5 (Xbox One) ranking among the top contenders.

Xbox One fans will be happy to know that the lastest Halo installment (Halo 5: Gaurdians) will be available in Q4 this year… (more…)

Can Zynga become a gaming force again with “Dawn of Titans”?

Published by on Mar 19th, 2015, No Comments

dawn-of-titans (1)Zynga has had a tough time of it lately. The gaming company became a household name with the sudden rise of Facebook gaming a few years ago but since then have struggled to adapt their brand to mobile gaming.

Their big hit Farmville spread like wildfire a few years ago and that allowed the company to grow and release more titles. Zynga spent 2011 and 2012 snapping up the studios behind smartphone sensations like Words With Friends and Draw Something, and even hired former Xbox chief Don Mattrick as its CEO. All of these changes couldn’t get them back on track, but a new epic strategy game just might… (more…)

Trailer: New video game movie ‘Pixels’ coming soon

Published by on Mar 19th, 2015, No Comments

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We know what you are thinking – movies based on video games are horrible. That has certainly been the trend over the last thirty years (with some standouts), and it seems to be the early consensus surrounding Pixels as well.

Pixels is helmed by Chris Columbus, a director who hasn’t done anything worth mentioning since the first two Harry Potter flicks over a dozen years ago. It stars Adam Sandler, who has also not been making great movies in the last couple of years. (more…)

GTA V for PC delayed… again

Published by on Feb 25th, 2015, No Comments

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Unfortunately we have some bad news for all those PC gamers looking forward to the newest GTA game making it to their platform of choice. The PC version of Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto V has been delayed yet again.

Originally the game was supposed to be released in mid-January for the PC. It released back in September 2013 on the Xbox 360 and PS3 and last year it came to the PS4 and Xbox One. After the previous delay, gamers were informed that they could pick up the game on March 24th, but this has now been pushed back to April 14th.

Rockstar had the following to say regarding the matter: (more…)

PS Vita turns 3, celebrates with massive savings on games

Published by on Feb 23rd, 2015, No Comments

ps vitaIn celebration of PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) third birthday, a range of both new and classic PS Vita gaming titles have been discounted on the PlayStation Store ending 4th March 2015. Additionally, PlayStation Store is offering two custom themes dedicated to this special anniversary.

Check out all the games available on discount below: (more…)

Top 5: Most anticipated console games of 2015

Published by on Feb 20th, 2015, 3 Comments

2015The next-gen games are coming thick and fast after the PS4 and Xbox One had a full year last year to get their engines lubricated. 2015 promises to deliver a host of highly anticipated games, with a lot of new games and sequels to keep us busy.

Find out what our Top 5 most anticipated games are for 2015. What title are you most excited about? (more…)

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