The next Assassin's Creed has been announced, but what should it include?
There are plenty of real-world truths that make their way into video games--even if they're often a tad exaggerated...
This video will bludgeon you with reasons to be hyped for Assassins Creed II. Watch it and you’ll see why Assassin’s Creed II is among our most anticipated games this year. We cut this trailer-style video ourselves out of a crapton of random b-roll footage Ubi provided for our hands-on preview. So you want a peek at Ezio’s new tricks, right? What are you waiting for, click play already!!
Few sounds in this life are sweeter than the "boop" or “ding” noise that comes when you have earned an Achievement on 360 or Trophy on PS3. Not only do you get the satisfaction of completing an in-game goal, but points get added to the overall score attached to your online profile, showing your friends how awesome you are.
Will Wright (aka Mr. Sim City) is making a TV Show. No really, we kid you not. Entitled Creation Project, if it's anything less than a half hour programme of Wright flying about in jet packs, we’ll be gutted. And this made us get our ponder on. What kind of shows would other game developers make? Well, you’ve come to the right place to find out.
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A conveniently skewed view of history. Corrupt religious leaders. Serious men in silly white dresses who leap flamboyantly about with knives strapped to their wrists. Jade Raymond. What do these things have in common? They're hallmarks of Assassin's Creed, which has quickly grown from a single, divisive game to one of the most popular franchises of the current console generation. And if you've been paying attention, you know that makes it a perfect target for our continuing Week of Hate coverage. Specifically the part of that coverage in which we take a moment each day to nitpick a beloved series to death...
Maybe you’re overwhelmed by our constant barrage of tweets and our relentless live blog updates from the floors at today’s Sony and Nintendo press conferences.
E3 2009 is alive and kicking, and T-Dar is bringing you the first of many updates from the show floor. Up first is a look at Batman: Arkham Asylum, Just Cause 2, Aliens vs Predator, Microsoft’s Natal motion tech, the big three press conferences and oh so much more.
E3 is an explosion of information, and if you’re at its epicenter you’re likely to be momentarily blinded by the brilliant flash of gaming dynamite. But as the smoke clears and the debris falls back to Earth, the smoggy LA landscape becomes littered with questions. Now that we’ve had some time to pick through the remains of E3’s decadence, here’s what we’ve deduced.
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Microsoft's Gamescom press conference happened this morning. We were expecting Lionhead's Peter Molyneux to reveal what his studio is working on and maybe some other Microsoft/Xbox related stuff to be mentioned. We got plenty of the former, but not so much of the latter. Actually we get none of the latter. Turns out this was prety much just a Fable conference. Here's an abridged version of events: