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Sunset Overdrive has a dig at Ubisoft with Assassin’s Creed-themed female avatar

Insomniac has confirmed that gamers will be able to play as a female in Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive. And furthermore, the developer has had a little dig at Ubisoft in the process, which of course came under heavy fire for the exclusion of female characters in Assassin’s Creed: Unity …

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Ubisoft promises more character diversity in future titles

Future games from publisher Ubisoft will showcase a greater diversity of lead characters, the company’s CEO has pledged. "We are working on that," Yves Guillemot told CVG. "We want to spend more time on the worlds and characters in our games. You will see more and more of this at …

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Far Cry 4 playable female character dropped due to workload

Another Ubisoft game has found itself embroiled in a gender equality debate. Far Cry 4 director Alex Hutchinson has said that the shooter was inches away” from offering a playable female co-op character – although the feature was ultimately dropped because of workload pressures. It all harks back to the …

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Free downloadable Pokemon game announced; Championships character giveaway confirmed

A free Pokemon game called The Band of Thieves & 1000 Pokemon is on the way to 3DS. Eurogamer reports that the game, which thus far is only confirmed for Japan, allows users to collect sticker shaped versions of Pokemon via Streetpassing with others before taking the beats into battle. …

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