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Kotaku calls time on post-release review embargoes

The release yesterday of Assassin’s Creed: Unity in the US has caused a bit of a storm in parts of the consumer press. A range of issues are at play, including technical troubles and microtransactions, although the issue that has caused the most consternation is Ubisoft’s review embargo for the …

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No Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry 4 or The Crew on Steam in the UK, Ubisoft confirms

Ubisoft won’t be releasing its high-profile PC games on Steam in the UK this month. PCGamesN reports that Ubisoft will not be releasing Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Far Cry 4 or The Crew on Valve’s service, although they will be available on Steam in all other regions. We’ve been in discussions …

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Assassin’s Creed: Unity DLC bundled free with… shaving gel

Ubisoft has brokered a new deal to extend the brand reach of its lucrative Assassin’s Creed franchise… to the bathroom. The Facebook page of Edge shaving gel, which is made by the folk who make Energizer batteries, pictures three limited edition cans. Each carries some Assassin’s Creed decoration and includes …

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Two Xbox One Assassin’s Creed: Unity bundles confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed two Assassin’s Creed: Unity bundles leaked by retailers earlier this week. The first costs 349.99 and includes a copy of the game and the second adds in a Kinect and costs 399.99. Both include a copy of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, too. Interestingly both will be …

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"Let’s be clear up front – Ubisoft does not constrain its games"

Ubisoft has released a fourth statement that it hopes will put to bed a week’s worth of headlines concerning the display resolution of Assassin’s Creed: Unity. Let’s be clear up front – Ubisoft does not constrain its games,” senior communications manager Gary Steinman said. We would not limit a game’s …

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Ubisoft now says Assassin’s Creed: Unity specs aren’t yet decided

The resolution at which Assassin’s Creed: Unity will run on PS4 and Xbox One has in fact not yet been decided, Ubisoft has claimed. "Final specs for Assassin’s Creed Unity aren’t cemented yet but we can say we showed Assassin’s Creed Unity at 900p during our hands-on preview event last …

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Wii U not powerful enough for Assassin’s Creed: Unity port

Ubisoft has said that the Wii U’s lack of processing power is the reason why it decided against porting Assassin’s Creed: Unity to Nintendo’s machine. It couldn’t, it really couldn’t,” creative director Alex Amancio told the Red Bull games blog. I mean this is why we from the beginning, this …

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Ubisoft backtracks on claims it lowered AC: Unity resolution on PS4 to achieve Xbox One parity

A developer working on Assassin’s Creed: Unity has said that the game has been made to run at a reduced resolution of 900p on PS4 to keep it in line with the Xbox One release. Both versions of the title will run at 900p and 30fps – which was also …

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VIDEO: Here’s how you can customise your character in Assassin’s Creed: Unity

Assassin’s Creed: Unity brings online co-op and character customisation to the fray, and a new video shows both in action. Players will be able to tailor a range of options such as their armour and weapons, with trade-offs having to be made. For instance, higher armour will make players more …

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Assassin’s Creed: Unity season pass includes 2D China spin-off

Ubisoft has announced a surprise addition for those who fork out for Assassin Creed: Unity’s season pass. Included will be a side-scrolling 2D games called Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China which will take the series to Asia for the first time ever. It’s developed by Climax Studios and has visuals inspired …

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