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.