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VIDEO: Ubisoft says it will learn from Assassin's Creed Unity mistakes

VIDEO: Ubisoft says it will learn from Assassin's Creed Unity mistakes

Publisher Ubisoft has very publicly put its hands in the air and admitted that the fierce reception that greeted last year’s Assassin’s Creed: Unity really hurt its workers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
ASA warns Sony and GAME over 20th Anniversary PS4 competition

ASA warns Sony and GAME over 20th Anniversary PS4 competition

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against Sony and GAME over how last year’s 20th Anniversary PS4 competition was conducted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2015 at 10:36AM in News
EA takes home Publisher of the Year prize from MCV Pacific Awards 2015

EA takes home Publisher of the Year prize from MCV Pacific Awards 2015

The third annual MCV Pacific Awards took place last week, with the publication honouring the best of the Pacific games industry has to offer.

on May 13th 2015 at 10:18AM in News
Kick off for MCV Games 5s is next week

Kick off for MCV Games 5s is next week

Just one week remains to enter the Games 5s five-a-side tournament.

on May 13th 2015 at 9:48AM in News

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Sony, Nintendo and Execution Labs headline Interface Live Stage tomorrow

Sony, Nintendo and Execution Labs headline Interface Live Stage tomorrow

Are you coming along to Interface tomorrow? If so, make sure to check out the intimate Live Stage conference, taking place on the same day

on May 13th 2015 at 9:34AM in News
Alt-J, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pantera among first artists revealed for Guitar Hero Live

Alt-J, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pantera among first artists revealed for Guitar Hero Live

The upcoming encore to the Guitar Hero franchise has had its first tracklist revealed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 13th 2015 at 9:17AM in News
Grandia II HD remaster heading to Steam

Grandia II HD remaster heading to Steam

Puzzles & Dragons developer GungHo Entertainment is bringing GameArts classic RPG Grandia II to Steam.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 13th 2015 at 6:03AM in News
Unity hires Elizabeth Brown as chief people officer

Unity hires Elizabeth Brown as chief people officer

Unity has hired former Microsoft executive Elizabeth Brown as its chief people officer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 13th 2015 at 6:00AM in News

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Steam reaches 9.5m concurrent users

Steam reaches 9.5m concurrent users

Steam topped 9.5m concurrent users over the past weekend, setting yet another new record for Valve's service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 13th 2015 at 5:55AM in News
Ubisoft details Assassin's Creed Syndicate, set for October release

Ubisoft details Assassin's Creed Syndicate, set for October release

Ubisoft has provided some more information about the latest entry in its Assassin’s Creed series, Syndicate.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 12th 2015 at 5:25PM in News
Watch Dogs success and digital boom see Ubisoft financials fly in 2014

Watch Dogs success and digital boom see Ubisoft financials fly in 2014

The strength of Ubisoft’s core brands and the growth of its digital offerings have seen the publisher outperform its financial targets for the last year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 12th 2015 at 5:14PM in News
Sales and income climb at Square Enix

Sales and income climb at Square Enix

Square Enix has reported an increase in sales and income for the year ending March 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2015 at 3:29PM in News

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Konami profits are up year-on-year

Konami profits are up year-on-year

Publisher Konami has reported a 147 per cent increase in net profit for the year ending March.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2015 at 2:47PM in News
ID@Xbox comes of age

ID@Xbox comes of age

Right now, most major publishers are chasing the booming indie market and Microsoft is no different with its ID@Xbox programme. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 12th 2015 at 2:43PM in News
Angry Birds VR unveiled for Samsung's Gear VR

Angry Birds VR unveiled for Samsung's Gear VR

Rovio has bought mobile sensation Angry Birds to virtual reality for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2015 at 1:52PM in News
Open-world dinosaur game Ark: Survival Evolved announced for PS4 and Xbox One

Open-world dinosaur game Ark: Survival Evolved announced for PS4 and Xbox One

Indie developer Studio Wildcard has announced an open-world dinosaur survival game for next-gen consoles and PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2015 at 1:24PM in News

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MTG has reportedly acquired ESL

MTG has reportedly acquired ESL

Reports online suggest that Swedish media organisation Modern Times Group (MTG) has acquired Germany’s Turtle Entertainment, owner of the Electronic Sports League (ESL).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2015 at 12:09PM in News
D3Publisher of America rebrands as D3 Go!

D3Publisher of America rebrands as D3 Go!

Bandai Namco owned D3 Publisher has announced that its subsidiary D3Publisher of America is rebranding and shifting focus to digital and mobile.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2015 at 11:24AM in News
Former BioShock devs shelve The Black Glove

Former BioShock devs shelve The Black Glove

The surreal first-person adventure from some of the creative minds behind BioShock has been temporarily canned.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 12th 2015 at 10:38AM in News
Blizzards hands out free cards to EU Hearthstone players

Blizzards hands out free cards to EU Hearthstone players

European players of Blizzard’s card game Hearthstone have been offered a sweetener to apologise for recent disruptions to the service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2015 at 10:22AM in News
Assassin's Creed: Syndicate will have playable female lead, report claims

Assassin's Creed: Syndicate will have playable female lead, report claims

Ubisoft will make good on its promise to deliver gender diversity in its upcoming titles by allowing players of the next Assassin’s Creed to assume the role of a women.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2015 at 9:43AM in News
Castlevania dev's new Kickstarter doubles $500,000 goal on first day

Castlevania dev's new Kickstarter doubles $500,000 goal on first day

Castlevania developer Koji Igarashi went to Kickstarter less than 24 hours ago looking for $500,000 to fund his new title, the campaign currently has over $1m pledged with no sign ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 12th 2015 at 7:44AM in News
The Witcher 3 surpasses 1m pre-orders

The Witcher 3 surpasses 1m pre-orders

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has amassed more than 1m pre-orders ahead of its launch later this month, developer CD Projekt Red has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 12th 2015 at 7:30AM in News
Steam top nine sellers: May 3-9

Steam top nine sellers: May 3-9

Grand Theft Auto V has again finished on top of Steam's weekly top selling products, while The Witcher franchise made a big splash as well.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 12th 2015 at 7:05AM in News
Iwata reiterates Nintendo NX no-show at E3

Iwata reiterates Nintendo NX no-show at E3

Nintendo remains adamant that it will not be announcing any news about the in-development NX console at E3 next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2015 at 4:00PM in News