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Dedicated Discussions – Ubisoft Makes Amends For ACU And Playstation Turns 20

By Dan Celko and Jeremy Konrad The Dedicated Server is a YouTube news show here to keep you informed about gaming, talk about the implications for related fandoms, and tell you what we think about it. Also: many, many detours. Check out our channel and like our Facebook page, we want to hear from you!… Read more »

Dedicated Discussions – Ubisoft Gets Its Groove On At E3 2014

By Dan Celko The Dedicated Server is a YouTube news show here to keep you informed about gaming, talk about the implications for related fandoms, and to have fun doing it. Feel free to check out our channel and subscribe do you don’t miss a thing! This week, we’re looking back at what happened at… Read more »

Dedicated Discussions #5 – Old School Nintendo Fan Rejoice, Gaming Can Help Your Future, and Does Ubisoft Hate Women?

By Dan Celko The Dedicated Server is a YouTube news show here to keep you informed about gaming, talk about the implications for related fandoms, and to have fun doing it. Feel free to check out our channel and subscribe do you don’t miss a thing! This week we talk about: Ubisoft faces backlash over… Read more »

Shop Front Sales – EA And Ubisoft Highlights At E3

By Phil Harris Nestled amongst the three console press conferences, Ubisoft and EA, take a chance to show their wares and its always worth picking out some of the highlights from E3. Every year EA Sports wheels out the latest version of all their franchises with enough hyperbole to fill twelve baskets. I’m a fan… Read more »

First Impressions of Ubisoft’s Mighty Quest For Epic Loot : Building Fun, Raiding Quality

By Etienne Dubuc Free-to-play is clearly the economic model the video game industry has going on these days. While the biggest successes have come from those who were at the time lesser known company like Zynga and Riot, the major studios are now catching up. Ubisoft has tested the market with Ghost Recon Online and… Read more »

Sand Between Your Toes – Why Sandbox Games Work

By Phil Harris As I threw a rock to distract a guard and it bounced off the horn of a rhino I could tell, with significant factual evidence, that it was unlikely my character was going to be around too much longer. Such is the, “hunt or be hunted” nature of Far Cry 4 as… Read more »

Nintendo And Dragon Age Win Big At The Game Awards (UPDATE)

Patrick Dane writes, I’m excited about the future of The Game Awards. I genuinely believe in awards ceremonies and it is fun to see Geoff Keighley try to create the ‘video game Oscars’ last night. I was fairly impressed with the new re-brand and there is plenty of room to grow. It isn’t quite at… Read more »

Assassin’s Creed Is Headed To Victorian England

By Patrick Dane The Assassins are coming to the big smoke. The annual, history-trotting franchise is still fresh from the releases of Assassin’s Creed: Unity and Assassin’s Creed: Rogue, but we now know where next year’s trip is headed. For me, I’m not going to have to go very far. According to Kotaku, Assassin’s Creed… Read more »

Assassin’s Creed Unity Review – Liberté, Egalité, Négligé

By Patrick Dane I’m slowly coming to the realization that I like the Assassin’s Creed franchise again. That’s a surprise to me since I swore off the series after the unsatisfying mess that was Assassin’s Creed 3. That all changed with the fantastic Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag last year. For the first time in… Read more »

The Gaming Top 10: Titan Cancelled, Steam Curators, Attila the Hun And Lego Batman Beyond

Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding Cool: Many apologies for running a little this week, but it was all for a good cause. I’ve been running around EGX for the last few days trying to get hands on with a bunch of upcoming games, so look to a couple previews in the next few days. As… Read more »

The Search For The Female Assassin: An Argument For More Diversity In Gaming

By J. Michael Neal In recent years, Marvel has shaken the status quo by crowning Pakistani-American Kamala Khan the next Ms. Marvel and granting biracial teen Miles Morales the mantle of Spider-Man. In July, Marvel made headlines yet again by bringing even more diversity into their core lineup. It was revealed that within their Marvel… Read more »

The Gaming Top 10: Destiny Sells $500M, Arkham Knight And GTA V Get Release Dates, Microsoft Buying Mojang And More

Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding Cool: As we trundle towards the packed fourth quarter, it has actually been a surprisingly busy week for gaming news. Lots of release dates and corporate goings on dominate the gaming world this week, but for the most part they are good! Release dates and new games are always a… Read more »

The Gaming Top 10: Pre-Destiny, Stars Wars In Disney Infinity, eSports Scholarships, Pixelated Piracy And More

Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding Cool: Hey gang. Patrick Dane here. As you may or may not know, I’ve been kicking around pop culture for a couple years now. We get a lot of news down here over at Bleeding Cool. So much that there is literally no way of covering it all and even… Read more »