Monday, February 28, 2011

Skyrim Trailer Embraces Sneaking, Stabbing

The second Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim trailer is out and it embraces stealth and sneaking as much as it does action and magic. In this trailer you'll find plenty of sneaking and a stab in the dark that will make Thief, and Splinter Cell fans very happy.

Sunday, February 27, 2011

A Glimpse At The Batman: Arham City Start Screen

Some of us can't get enough of Batman: Arkham City, if you're one of those people you're going to want to take a look at the elegant Batman: Arkham City press start screen.

Friday, February 25, 2011

First Thief IV Screenshot Leaked?

An image posted on one of Eidos' play-testing pages shows what looks like someone playing an early build of Thief IV. The page is no longer up but the image has all ready spread throughout the Internet and is right here for you to see.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Won't Have Always-On DRM

With the March 22 PC release date announcement of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood also comes news that the always-on Digital Rights Management (DRM) won't be used with the game. Ubisoft also revealed a digital "Deluxe" edition and laid out there recommended PC specifications.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory Soundtrack Remixed, Released For Splinter Cell 3D

With no announcement from either Ninja Tune or Ubisoft, a remixed version of the, Amon Tobin composed, Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory soundtrack has been made available for download.

Splinter Cell Classic Trilogy HD Delayed By Amazon

The giant and popular online retailer Amazon has changed it's release date for the upcoming Splinter Cell compilation, Splinter Cell Classic Trilogy HD. What was once set to release in March is now going to be out in June.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Xbox Live Splinter Cell Sale Starting Monday

Plenty of  Xbox Live marketplace content will be on sale during the next two weeks, but none is as stealthy as these Splinter Cell games and add ons.

Friday, February 18, 2011

The Da Vinci Disappearance Brings Single, Multiplayer Content To Brotherhood

Ubisoft is finally bringing more single player content to Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood with "The Da Vinci Disappearance", as well as some more multiplayer maps and characters. UPDATED

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Nominated For 7 BAFTA Awards

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood has been nominated for seven British Academy of Film and Televisions Arts (BAFTA) awards, making it one of the games with the most nominations. The nominations include:

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Enter The Joker's Fun House With These New Screens

The Internet is once again ablaze with screens from the hotly anticipated Batman: Arkham City. From the Joker's fun house to Sionis Industries, thugs with sniper rifles and the Joker's bruised and scarred face.

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Ships 6.5 Million

During the same conference call in which Ubisoft said they were announcing a new Assassin's Creed game in May, they also revealed how many units Brotherhood has shipped to date.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Batman: Arkham City Won't Have Multiplayer

You read that correctly, Batman: Arkham City won't have multiplayer. Of any kind, none whatsoever. No co-op, no versus.

New Assassin's Creed Game To Be Announced In May

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot announced during a conference call yesterday that there will be another Assassin's Creed game in 2011. The game will be officially revealed in May.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Ubisoft Toronto Still Working On Splinter Cell

At this year's DICE summit, Jade Raymond spoke about how she would like a new IP from Ubisoft to be perceived. Unfortunately, some took this to mean that Ubisoft Toronto was working on a new IP that wasn't the previously announced Splinter Cell.

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Venice by Night Map Available Today

The Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Facebook fan page quickly reached 1 million Likes after they announced they will be unlocking a new multiplayer map. That map is now available to play.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

I'm Moved By Arkham City

Batman: Arkham Asylum was one of the best games of 2009, the best according to most. As weird as this may sound it was one of my favorite games of 2009 because of it's movement. No, I'm not talking about narrative flow or level design, I'm talking about Batman's actual movement through the environment. That's what gets me most excited about Arkham City, the upcoming sequel to Arkham Asylum.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood PC To Have 3D, Multiple Monitor Support

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The PC release of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is almost upon us and with it will come 3D and the ability to use multiple monitors for a wide view of Rome.

Splinter Cell Classic Trilogy HD Cover Art Revealed

Amazon continues to be the premiere source for information on Splinter Cell Classic Trilogy as they have now revealed the cover art for the game, along with some never before seen screenshots.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Assassin's Creed: The Fall's Final Comic On Sale

The third and final issue for the Assassin's Creed comic book mini series, The Fall, is finally on sale for your reading and viewing pleasure.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

New Comic Bridges Arkham Asylum and Arkham City

Batman: Arkham City is a new comic created to tell the story between the two games, Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City. The six issue mini series is set for release in May.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Metal Gear Online Gets Patched

The multiplayer mode for Metal Gear Solid 4, Metal Gear Online, has been patched to fix fraudulent network connections as well as tweak some gameplay systems, and adds new background music.

Splinter Cell Classic Trilogy HD Coming To Xbox 360?

The Splinter Cell trilogy was rumored for a while and then finally confirmed and set for release on March 22 on PS3. Now we have ESRB listings indicating that it won't just be coming to the PS3 but also to the Xbox 360.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

New Brotherhood Map To Be Unlocked With 1 Mil Facebook Likes

Ubisoft is planning a fan celebration of sorts when they hit 1 million Facebook fans. They plan to have giveaways, shirts and discounts, but more importantly they plan on unlocking a new map for Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood's multiplayer.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Wins WGA Award

Not surprisingly Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood has taken the prize for best videogame writing at the annual Writer's Guild of America awards.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Kojima Mentions "Devil Project"

Yesterday on Twitter, Hideo Kojima mentioned a new project no one knew he was working on. He called it the "Devil Project."

Friday, February 4, 2011

Even More Batman: Arkham City Screens

The Batman: Arkham City Facebook page is once again filled with screens of the upcoming game. This time we get a look at detective mode. It doesn't seem like it's changed much despite their art director's dissatisfaction with it.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Hugo, Harvey and Harley Watch Batman In These New Screens

Rocksteady continues to slowly trickle out screenshots for their highly anticipated sequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum; Batman: Arkham City.

Assassin's Creed II Deluxe Edition Now Available On PSN

The Assassin's Creed II Deluxe Edition is now avaible for download on PSN for $29.99. It includes Battle of Forli and Bonfire of the Vanities DLC, as well as three bonus maps; Palazzo Medicis in Florence, Santa Maria Dei Frari in Venice, and Arsenal Shipyard Warehouse in Venice.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011