Though one time a rare thing, now all major consoles have strong indie gaming presences. In fact, one might argue that those presences are just as important as the AAA titles, as they help not only bring in more gamers to the platformer, but also provide the major companies a chance to possibly use the indie teams for bigger games in the future.
The latest patch for Assassin’s Creed Unity is to be made available today across all platforms. According to Ubisoft, this update should fix most of the remaining issues that have not been addressed by previous patches. These include the most game breaking bugs, such as save progression being corrupted, game crashes and framerate drops as well as general performance and stability. The patch also includes a refurbished Paris map, with certain textures and areas receiving changes to help solve some of the problems.
Assassin’s Creed, for better or worse, has maintained an annual release cycle for the past seven years since the original game launched in 2007. The series has come a long way since its inception, with Assassin’s Creed Unity facing one of the largest leaps of faith the series has had to face thus far – the leap into the next generation of consoles. There’s no doubt that the series has come a long way in that time, but does Unity represent a revolutionary leap forward for the series?
Ubisoft has apologized to fans of one of their biggest franchises after the dismal launch of Assassin’s Creed Unity. Speaking on the official blog for Ubisoft, the CEO of Ubisoft Montreal & Toronto explained that the publisher was sorry for the problems that have persisted since the release of the game and is doing everything it can to make up for the issues. The game launched earlier in the month and was criticized was being released in an unfinished state, with a large collection of bugs, glitches and performance issues that have made the game largely unplayable for many customers.
Ubisoft is suffering the effects of releasing a seemingly unfinished game yesterday with their stock dropping a significant 9%. The stock value, which is listed in Europe, fell dramatically as poor reviews ushered in the latest release of one of the publisher’s biggest franchises, Assassin’s Creed. Following the launch of Assassin’s Creed Unity, Ubisoft has been subjected to harsh criticism from the press and fans who claim that the game is clearly in an unfinished state due to the huge number of bugs and glitches.
Publisher Ubisoft has today confirmed that their next-generation title Assassin’s Creed Unity will suffer a slight delay. The delay comes following leaked footage over the past few days, revealing new modes and a variety of returning characters for the next Assassin’s title.
Gamescom kicked off in a large way with an absolute wealth of information to take in on day one, including exclusives galore from both the Microsoft and Sony conference. Here’s the highlights, news and trailers in condensed forms for anyone who couldn’t keep up to date with the information overload!
This Tuesday, Ubisoft released a new trailer for Assasin’s Creed Unity, which highlighted a new Templar character named Elise.
San Diego Comic Con is one of the biggest events on the calendar, and with it comes its trademark mix of comics, movies, TV, games, cosplay, toys, weirdness and much more. We’ve tried desperately to keep track of everything that went on and cherry pick out the best news from the show. Here’s our picks from the games on show at SDCC.
E3 is over for another year and it’s given gamers plenty to look forward to for the rest of the year and beyond. As is obligatory following any E3 coverage, here are my Top 5 Games from E3 – this is my personal selection of games that have me the most excited moving forward.
Following the rundown of all the information from Day 1 at E3, we take a look at the events of Day 2 in our E3 Day 2 Rundown. Here goes …