Ubisoft just released a brand new Gameplay Trailer for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, set to hit stores on October 29th. Check it out:
It looks like your typical AC game with historical sceneries and plenty of stabbing people to death with a whole lot more of pirate goodness. Also released last week was this teaser setting the stage for AC IV's story:
“Did we consider it? No, we didn’t consider it," said Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida to Game Informer while addressing the rumours that the PS4 would require an always on internet connection.
Sony is clearly catering to core gamers who voiced their discontent with products requiring an uninterrupted internet connection to work. We all remember the Sim City launch day fiasco where gamers couldn't play the game due to the validation servers crash. This cost EA its last shred of respect the gaming community had for the company. This kind of situation could happen again if Microsoft does make its upcoming console 'always on'. Except this time, underestimating the validation server capacity wouldn't only prevent gamers from playing a game, it would prevent us from playing all our Xbox games.
'Always on' is an important topic to Canadian gamers like ourselves since broadband services are much more expensive and restrictive ...
If you are planning on trading in your well-used PlayStation2 at your local EB Games, you better get a move on. Engadget is reporting that GameStop (EB's parent company in the US) is refusing to take in PS2 consoles for store credit as of June 1st. After contacting a local EB Games, I learned that they are following the same policy.
In the article, Engadget states that GameStop won't end the sale of PS2 consoles, software and accessories, they just won't be taking any more in as credit.
This is all in preparation for the new PlayStation 4 that is set to come out later this year.
We just received a load of screen shots from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment's latest edition to the Batman series, Batman: Arkham Origins. A lot of speculation has been circulating the Internet, questioning if this version of the game, being developed at the Montreal WB studios, will stand up next to the previous games. Rocksteady, previous developer of the Batman Arkham series, has said that they stand behind WB Montreal and "... are confident this talented team will craft a fantastic experience, bringing the origins of the Arkhamverse to life.".
As assumed by the title, Batman: Arkham Origins will be a prequel to the previous Arkham games, taking place several years before the storyline of Batman: Arkham Asylum.
"Taking place before the rise of Gotham City’s most dangerous criminals, the game showcases a young and unrefined Batman as he faces a defining moment in his early career as a crime fighter that ...
Here is the latest trailer for Splinter Cell Blacklist, and this one features the Wii U. For those of you wanting to play with that handy GamePad, this video highlights how the Wii U GamePad controller replicates Sam Fisher’s OpSat, allowing players to operate gadgets such as tri-rotor drones, the sticky cam and more.
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist will be available in North America on August 20 on PS3, Xbox 360, WiiU and PC.