Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

After 25M Kills, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Gets 'Rome by Night'

Ubisoft has set up a event at the Assassin's Network detailing the unlock of a new map variant. A variant that will require the death of 25 million Templars to unlock.

Strategy Assassin's Creed Game In The Works?

It's no surprise that Ubisoft is making another Assassin's Creed game. They did say they were making a trilogy at the start of the first one, after all. But it somewhat surprising for them to be making a strategy Creed game. Ubisoft tweeted something that leads us to believe just that.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Europe's Uplay Users Get Free Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Mission

The "Trajan Market" mission was originally available for the Codex edition of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. Now European Uplay users will get a chance to play it.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Splinter Cell: Conviction, Assassin's Creed II 33% Off

Ubisoft's online store is currently selling Splinter Cell: Conviction and Assassin's Creed II for 33%. That's $20.09 for each game.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood 'Animus Bug' Fixed With Patch

An update that fixes major bugs should be hitting consoles soon for Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. The update includes fixes to some game breaking bugs and multiplayer fixes.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Splinter Cell Trilogy Details Confirmed

Many sites have now confirmed from Ubisoft that the Splinter Cell Trilogy will be coming to the PS3 in HD. Some have even confirmed a price and release date.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Batman Kicks Thug Butt In These New Screens

The more I see of Batman: Arkham City the more excited I get for its release. With these new screens the excitement has risen.

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Metal Gear Solid Sneaks Into Monster Hunter

Metal Gear Solid is making its way into Monster Hunter Portable 3rd in the form of Felyne companion gear (no pun intended).

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Kojima Shows Off MGS Figures On Twitter

Hideo Kojima, creator of Metal Gear and director of the Metal Gear Solid games has been tweeting images over the past few weeks of what seems to be a new action figure based on Big Boss from Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker.

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Writer Dares To Be Political

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood writer, Jeffrey Yohalem wanted to push videogame narrative into something more than a bunch of fake names pretending to have some kind of meaning. So he did and he used real names.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood DLC Coming In January

Some thought Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood was going to be cash in for the series but it turned out to be a great game. Ubisoft continued the goodwill by giving away the first DLC, now they're planning on doing the same with the second one.

Metal Gear Solid + Kentucky Fried Chicken = ???

They're not much to say about this... Unless you don't know what KFC is in which case their logo normally looks like this.

Assassin's Creed Fans Make The Coolest Music Videos

Ever thought of combining B-Complex's "Beautiful Lies" with Assassin's Creed? Youtube user, hamps19 did and the result is awe inspiring.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Splinter Cell Trilogy Appears At Another Retailer

The Splinter Cell Trilogy has all ready been confirmed but was expected to be a downloadable release. Now another online retailer has it for sale.

Metal Gear Arcade Attract Mode, Opening

The Metal Gear Solid spin off, Metal Gear Arcade will be in Japanese arcades soon and to commemorate this we have opening cinematic for the game.

Splinter Cell: Conviction Dissected

Find out what went right and what went wrong in the last Splinter Cell, Conviction, and why you're favorite features like lock picking and body moving weren't in the game.

In the latest issue of Game Developer, Ubisoft Montreal's Patrick Redding, Alex Parizeau and Maxime Beland wrote a piece on the trials and tribulations they went through with Conviction.

Monday, December 13, 2010

New Batman: Arkham City Art, Screens

Over the past few days CVG has managed to grab up some stellar Batman: Arkham City images starting with this concept art of the Dark Knight perched on a gargoyle.

Mark Hamill On Voice Acting Batman: Arkham City

Mark Hamill's voice has become synonymous with The Joker, so it's not too surprising to see him reprise his role in the Arkham Asylum sequel. In truth, he didn't want to return.

Hamill felt that there was no way they could top Arkham Asylum so he thought it would be best to not make a sequel. He says the game made half a billion dollars which had everyone pushing to reprise his role, "I told them I didn't want to do this one. It's too much to top something that was that successful."

Gamestop Gives Metal Gear Solid: Rising A Release Date

Gamestop's online store has posted a release date for Metal Gear Solid: Rising. They claim the game is releasing June 3, 2011.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Batman: Arkham City Trailer Reveals Hugo Strange

Last night's Video Game Awards (VGAs) had some great trailer reveals but none was as impressive as the first full length Batman: Arkham City trailer.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Will Peace Walker Come To PS3 Tonight?

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker was released on PSP on June 8 in North America. Now there are hints in a recent VGAs trailer that there may be a new Peace Walker game announced tonight at the VGAs. [UPDATED]

Friday, December 10, 2010

Unlock Raiden In Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

Raiden's (Metal Gear Solid 2's protagonist) inclusion in Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood was leaked a while before Brotherhood ever hit store shelves. Now Ubisoft is promoting that fact, letting us know we can unlock him by completing some special tasks within Brotherhood.

James Bond Game Reportedly In Production

Activision-owned Raven Software are rumored to have been working on a James Bond game that was put on hold. But now it seems production has been started up again.

Batman: Arkham City Teases Us

With a full trailer coming December 11 we can't be too upset that all we get is this short teaser.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Win The Abstergo Researcher Pack

Ubisoft is giving away 35 Abstergo Researcher Packs from now up till December 13. All entries into the contest must be made by December 12. The Researcher pack includes;

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Survey Hints At Future Assassin's Creed Games

A recent survey hit the net asking users what they would like to see in the next Assassin's Creed game. The survey touted features like a advanced eagle vision and online co-op. There were however some irregularities.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Batman: Arkham City Will Feature Side Quests, Factions

Batman: Arkham Asylum had one long side quest (the Riddler challenges) or a bunch of mini side quests, depending on how you look at it. What it certainly didn't have was Factions, a new feature of Batman: Arkham City. Sefton Hill, director of Arkham City, talks up both these topics in this interview.

Batman: Arkham City's Villians Are Chosen For The Narrative

Batman is not only famous for his gadgets but also for his villains. As a comic book hero with some of the most interesting adversaries it would be easy to add a bunch of the them and call it a game but that's not what Rocksteady is doing.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Batman: Arkham City Boss Battles Will Be Unique

Batman: Arkham Asylum is a great game but the boss battles were probably the lowest point of the game. Arkham City director, Sefton Hill wants to correct that in the sequel and make sure each battle is unique to each villian.

Hints Of Future Assassin's Creed Games

Geoffory Sardin, EMEA chief of marketing and sales at Ubisoft, has all ready mentioned that there will be a "big" Assassin's Creed game in 2011. Now he's possibly telling us the setting?!

Monday, November 29, 2010

Metal Gear Solid 4 Greatest Hits Doesn't Have Trophies

At this point you've probably figured it out yourself; Metal Gear Solid 4 doesn't have trophies and more than likely never will. But if you're not convinced just know that the latest "Greatest Hits" release which claimed Trophy support doesn't have it either!

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Batman: Arkham City Will Improve Combat

Batman: Arkham Asylum's Freeflow combat was a great part of an already great game. Sefton Hill, director of Arkham City, says the combat will be further improved in Arkham City with many new additions.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Splinter Cell 6 In Production

In a stealthily released video featuring the newly formed Ubisoft Toronto, Jade Raymond reveals she's working on Splinter Cell 6 and it's currently in production!

Free Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood DLC Coming Dec. 14

On December 14th, fans of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood's multiplayer will be treated to the first and free DLC, Animus Project Update 1.0. With it players will find one new game mode and one new map.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Robin Might Be In Arkham City

Sefton Hill thinks Robin "if done right" can be great addition to a Batman story. But does he think Robin is right for Batman: Arkham City?

'Big' Assassin's Creed Game Coming 2011

Geoffory Sardin, EMEA chief of marketing and sales, revealed that Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood was there biggest game launch in the UK, selling 1 million copies in less than a week. What he also revealed is that there will be another Assassin's Creed game in 2011.

Batman Won't Use Vehicles In Arkham City

Batman: Arkham City director, Sefton Hill talking to GamesTM explained that Batman won't be using any vehicles in Arkham City.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Debuts At Number Two In UK Charts

In it's first week of sales, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood has taken the number two spot in the UK sales charts according to Chart-Track.

Assassin's Creed Facebook Game Explained

Assassin's Creed: Project Legacy is a Facebook game that connects to your Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood game. By linking your Facebook and Uplay account you'll be able to reap the benefits of each game.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Half Off For Thanksgiving

Retail stores aren't the only ones having sales this Black Friday. PlayStation Network will have them too. And what better way to spend Thanksgiving than with Peace Walker.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Enjoy Some Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood 3D Art

Member of the ZBrush online artist community and a artist at Ubisoft, Nicolas Collings posted some of his 3D art for the latest in the Assassin's Creed series, Brotherhood.

Metal Gear Solid Easter Egg In Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

Hideo Kojima made it a public point of being a fan of the first Assassin's Creed. So much so that he even included a Altair costume for Snake to wear in 2008's Metal Gear Solid 4. Now Ubisoft has returned the favor with their own nod to the Metal Gear creator.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

StealthBit's Black Friday Stealth Games

This November 26 you'll be looking to buy some games and possibly other things but mostly games. Let's be honest the best type of game is a stealth game. So what are you going to buy on November 26? That's right! Stealth games!

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Ubisoft: Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood DLC Will Be Better

Many Assassin's Creed fans were upset when they found out AC II would have missions that were taken out of the game as paid downloadable content. Ubisoft's Vincent Pontbriand has said he'd like to do "better" DLC.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Flying Glitch Flaunts Open City

Open world games tend to be glitchy. Surprisingly the Assassin's Creed series is not, but sometimes something slips through the cracks.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Assassin's Creed Ascendance Available Now

What is supposed to be the link between Assassin's Creed II and Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is out now on Xbox Live, PSN and iTunes.

Batman: Arkham City Trailer Premiering At Spike VGAs

At last year's Spike Video Game Awards (VGAs) we saw the first ever trailer for what is now referred to as Batman: Arkham City. This year we'll see another trailer with what we can only hope is gameplay.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

'Something' Assassin's Creed Related Coming In 2011

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood came out today and some folks are all ready asking about the next one. When Yves Guillemot, Ubisoft CEO, was asked if AC 3 would come out in 2011, he responded with a hint.