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Ubisoft’s Grow Home Features Procedurally Generated Climbing

Ubisoft are one of the best AAA studios bringing ‘indie-like’ games to the market. Last years Child of Light was a prime example and these smaller projects really add diversity and quality to the studio’s portfolio. In that vain, Ubisoft  have announced Grow Home, a game where you play as botanically interested droid, BUD as… Read more »

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 »

Watch Dogs 2 To Take More Risks As Developer Reflects On Original

At one point this year, Watch Dogs was the biggest IP launch ever. That is weird to think about, because not many people are talking about it any more. The game seemed like the biggest deal in the industry at one point and then a week later, it was done. That could be impart to… Read more »

Shadow Of Mordor Leads Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

As you may have seen at the end of last year, I really love “Game of the Year”s. They are silly and asinine, but I can’t help myself. I love rewarding games, and looking back over the last 12 months to congratulate excellence has always been important to me. The Game Developers Choice Awards offer… Read more »

New Assassin’s Creed Mega Bloks Sets Are Now For ‘Adult Collectors’

There was a weird story that came out on the tail end of last year, that Mega Bloks were going to be making several Assassin’s Creed sets. This was weird because at the time, Ubisoft explained they wanted to bring Assassin’s Creed to a younger audience that couldn’t play the games. It’s important to point… Read more »

Assassin’s Creed Unity: Dead Kings DLC Launches Next Week

All things considered, I did actually enjoy Assassin’s Creed Unity a fair bit. It didn’t build on any of the great ground work put down by Black Flag and it infamously had/has technical issues, but I did generally enjoy my time with the game. That’s why I’m interested in seeing what the Dead Kings DLC… Read more »

Assassin’s Creed Movie Delayed Until Late Next Year

I really have a love/hate relationship with Assassin’s Creed. It’s a ton of fun, the time periods are generally interesting and they’ve done several really intriguing things with the story in the past. On the other hand, it represents everything wrong with AAA gaming right now. Ubisoft strive to make a new sequel every single year… Read more »

In France, Batman Sells The Same As Bartman

The ACBD have published their annual run down of the French-speaking comic book marketplace. Calling it a year of contradictions, they point to more comics being published but print runs being down, more publishers, but also a greater consolidation of sales on the bigger publishers, the comics economy grows but the standard of living for… Read more »