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The Ubisoft publisher cuts 124 jobs

Ubisoft’s Montreal studio (Assassin’s Creed) was the hardest hit, cutting 98 jobs. Ubisoft is cutting 124 jobs as part of a global reorganization. Some affected positions include administration, IT, and Ubisoft’s IT and SFX teams. It’s doing this to improve operations and company efficiency. Notably, this restructure won’t affect production teams. “These are not decisions taken lightly and we are ...

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Goes Gold; Out Early Next Month

Assassin's Creed Odyssey goes gold

The next installment in the long-running Assassin’s Creed series is coming very soon, with Assassin’s Creed Odyssey launching early next month. Now Ubisoft has announced that the game has gone gold, which means that it is content complete and ready to be sent to retailers. Of course, the developer will still continue to work on the game up to and ...

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The Banner Saga and Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India now available

If you had an urge to stock up on games that involve stabbing people in settings that are heavily inspired by historical cultures, then you’re in luck. On January 12th, 2016, you too can purchase two such games from the Xbox Live marketplace, Steam, and the PS Store, The Banner Saga and Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India. The Banner Saga-$20.00 If you’re ...

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Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Review – Back In Sync

After standing in line for the midnight release of Unity last year and getting home to a broken game that I couldn’t even bring myself to finish (despite the enormous amount of potential that the setting provided), I was afraid for Syndicate (though, at the time, we all thought we’d be playing a game called Assassin’s Creed Victory). Would Syndicate make the same mistakes that Unity did? Would this ...

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Assassin’s Creed Syndicate at RTX 2015 with new, exclusive gameplay demo

At Rooster Teeth’s annual convention for their fans, Ubisoft unveiled a short gameplay demo of a never before seen mission of their upcoming game, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate. In it, Evie Frye had to assassinate Lucy Thorne, a Templar who knew the location of one of the Pieces of Eden. Like in Assassin’s Creed Unity, you have multiple ways to approach your target. ...

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6 Must-Own Xbox One Games

For months I have been eager to piece together a rundown of my personal Top 10 Games of the Generation (thus far) but it wasn’t until I put pen to paper, or rather finger to keyboard, when I realized that I was unable to even think of this many that were particularly great, let alone good enough to qualify as a “top” ...

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Beginning of the End for Last-Gen Consoles?

It seems as though the eventual switch to new-gen consoles is inevitable. As of today a major company has officially done just that and in doing so has brought the last-gen’s end that much closer. After the official reveal for Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate the company confirmed that it would no longer be releasing games for the last generation of consoles – with the ...

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Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate Will Have a Female Protagonist – Don’t Celebrate Just Yet

Thanks to  Kotaku, we now know that there’s going to be a female assassin playable in Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate. This is, of course, a move that’s coming in response to the backlash over Assassin’s Creed: Unity last year, where Ubisoft claimed that animating women would take too many resources, or would otherwise be too difficult. While many would be quick ...

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AAA vs Indie: Another Meaningless Assassin’s Creed Subtitle

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News of the latest Assassin’s Creed makes me wonder. Do we need another one? Haven’t we had enough meaningless subtitles? Meaningless collectibles infesting the mini-map? Meaningless and tedious – so very, very tedious – framing stories? Of course, it doesn’t matter what I wonder. The yearly arrival of a new AssCreed is as inevitable as death and annual EA Sports ...

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