Tag: Assassin’s Creed

Study reveals that games like Call of Duty Advanced Warfare and Assassin’s Creed can improve our learning ability

It was suggested many times in the past that playing video games can grant us better memory, decision making, or coordination, among other things. Well, it turns out that games can actually improve our brains according to a recent study done by researchers at the University of Toronto. The researchers learned that people who play ...

Assassin’s Creed Unity too Ambitious?

Everyone knows about the problems that have been marring Ubisoft’s new addition to the Assassin’s Creed saga, Unity. But why did it happen? Was it too ambitious? Did Ubisoft rush the production in time for Christmas? Did they try to utilise the full power of next generation technology too quickly? Production of Unity began shortly ...

Dark Souls 2 grabs Game of the Year award at the 32nd annual Golden Joystick Awards

From Software’s ridiculously punishing RPG Dark Souls 2 managed to win the Game of the Year award at this year’s Golden Joystick Awards with over nine million votes coming in from gamers around the world. This is certainly a great indication that gamers enjoy a challenging¬†experience rather than a game that holds your hand at ...

AC Unity trailer showcases the game’s open world, side quests and more

Ubisoft released a new trailer for Assassin’s Creed Unity, which showcases the open world eighteenth century Paris, along with some of the open world activities present in the game. In other words, this trailer shows us the co-op heists and the murder mysteries, among others. Regarding the game’s setting, Alex Amancio, the Assassin’s Creed Unity ...

Assassin’s Creed: Unity trailer presents the game’s characters

With less than a month left until the release date of Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Ubisoft is busy promoting their game as much as possible. For this reason, the developer just released a brand new trailer, in which voice actors present the characters they play within Assassin’s Creed: Unity. The first actor to speak about his ...

How the original Assassin’s Creed inspired Assassin’s Creed Unity

Ever since it was first revealed, publisher Ubisoft had mentioned time and time again Assassin’s Creed Unity is a triumphant return to what made the series so great in the beginning, meaning it would resemble the original Assassin’s Creed, all while improving on its foundation. In an interview with IGN, Assassin’s Creed Unity’s creative director ...

Raven’s Cry: AC Black Flag rip-off or the next great pirate game?

Raven’s Cry, a game developed by Reality Pump Studios and published by Top Ware interactive, seems to be a strong entry in the pirate games genre. The similarities with Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag, however, raise an important question: is this the next great pirate game or just a rip-off? After last year’s success with the ...

Assassin’s Creed: Unity dev explains why the game can’t be released on the Wii U

Assassin’s Creed: Unity creative director Alex Amancio explained why the game will not be released on the Wii U or on any last gen console. During an interview he gave to Red Bull’s gaming blog, Amancio motivated why Assassin’s Creed: Unity is an exclusively next-gen title in the series. It features improvements over the previous ...

Styx: Master of Shadows gets a launch trailer

Cyanide Studios, the developer behind “Of Orcs and Men”, released the launch trailer for their upcoming stealth game, Styx: Master of Shadows. The trailer is narrated by Styx himself, who reveals his origins, or to be precise, his lack of knowledge regarding his origins, to the viewers. In the video, you can see the main ...

Ranking the Assassin’s Creed games from worst to best

As of April 2014, the Assassin’s Creed franchise has sold over 73 million (!) copies. Because of that staggering number, one could easily argue that Ubisoft’s “climb anything and assassinate anyone” series is one of gaming’s most successful. Said saga contains six main entries, with two more coming up this fall (Unity and Rogue). But ...