Servers across multiple Ubisoft games went down earlier today in what the company blamed on a DDoS attack.
E3 is the gamer version of Super Bowl commercials, except better, because the products are what the audience actually wants to see. It’s a time for reveals and surprises, like a summer Xmas, but developers have recently gotten a little too excited when it comes to revealing games still in the early stages of production. There are two ways Publishers can approach E3: Take Path A and show what they’re planning, or take Path B and show what they’re releasing. Continue reading Examining E3 2017 conferences based on release dates for every game shown
Ubisoft had a fair spread at E3 this year. It wasn’t quite the maelstrom of new games Xbox pulled out of the bag alongside their new console, nor was it the relative disappointment of Bethesdaland. Without any further ado, let’s go through the titles they discussed.
Following its official reveal at the Xbox Briefing yesterday, Assassin’s Creed: Origins has now been given a cinematic trailer by Ubisoft showing off the various stunning landscapes of Ancient Egypt. It even includes camels. Continue reading E3 2017: Assassin’s Creed: Origins
In an unexpected second South Park experience, Ubisoft announced South Park: Phone Destroyer for Mobile in 2017. With South Parks unique style of humour, the game was announced with a strong, one minute trailer. Seemingly following the style of The Stick of Truth and the Fractured But Whole: turn based battles starring your favourite potty-mouth children from Colorado. Continue reading E3 2017: Ubisoft announced South Park: Phone Destroyer
Can anything South Park not be good? The Fractured But Whole was a small section of the Ubisoft Presser, only showing a 30 second teaser, but that and some gameplay released by Ubisoft shows a game with real promise. The trailer shows off a superhero friend group divided, and it’s up to the New Kid (the player) to unite the town. Continue reading E3 2017: Ubisoft shows off South Park: The Fractured but Whole
Rumors had been going around that Ubisoft had a new game set in space, and while that could describe two of their games, Starlink: Battle for Atlas seems to fit the bill as a new IP. The game was immediately notable for two features: The trailer clearly illustrated it was a new toys-to-life game, and that it would be coming to Nintendo Switch. Continue reading E3 2017: Starlink: Battle for Atlas – Ubisoft’s No Man’s Skylanders
The worst kept secret of E3 was the opening act for Ubisoft’s E3 2017 conference: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle. Even the legendary Shigeru Miyamoto showed up, wielding Mario’s blaster from the game. To the shock of many, it actually looked really good in action, both visually and mechanically. Continue reading E3 2017: Ubisoft (Officially) reveals Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
“There’s no better playground to explore the thrill and excitement of motorsports than America.” The gameplay trailer puts it perfectly, The Crew 2 is the ultimate motorsport game. Take on the roads, seas, and skies in a fully realized open world USA. The map itself is over 2,000 square miles of streets, forests, rivers, oceans, and of course open sky. Continue reading E3 2017: Ubisoft shows off The Crew 2
Ubisoft announced at their E3 2017 press conference that they are releasing the long-rumoured pirate game, Skull and Bones. Following on from a CG trailer, they showed gameplay from it’s multiplayer battles, leading up to the final reveal that the ‘Environment reacts’, showcasing a menacing trailer culminating in a Kraken swimming under a pirate’s ship. Continue reading E3 2017: Skull and Bones Announced – Ubisoft’s Pirate Adventure