An open-world shooter that maniacally chuckles at its own possibilities, Far Cry 3 could very well end up being many players’ Skyrim this winter.
We spoke with Assassin's Creed 3 team historian Maxime Durand to get a better understanding about how his team weaved historical fact with fiction, in the wake of a controversial Globe and Mail editorial that argued the game "distorts history."
Assassin’s Creed III is an excellent game. It might even be a great game, depending on how you define that amorphous notion of ‘greatness.’ Explaining why, however, is a trickier proposition that may depend entirely on your own idiosyncratic interpretation of Americana.
Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation features multiple locations and a new, compelling female protagonist. But a litany of glitches and bugs will test even the most ardent fans of the parkour-and-daggers series.
Dork Shelf was out in full force for last week’s PlayStation Holiday Preview Event. In part two, Jon Ore, Eric Weiss, and Zack Kotzer continue our rundown with quick-hit thoughts and first impressions for Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation, Devil May Cry, and The Unfinished Swan.
Tokyo Game Show (TGS), the biggest games exhibition in Japan, generated most of the headlines late this week. While most note that the Japanese games industry has shrunk over the last few years, especially in comparison to the growth of developers and studios in North America, the home of Sony, Nintendo and other creators still puts on an impressive show every year. Let’s take a look at some of the notable TGS headlines (and others) at the News Shelf.
Welcome to the News Shelf. Thursday’s announcement of the Wii U price, retail packages and launch date dominated the headlines, so that’s where we’re starting. But they aren’t the only company who made an announcement about bringing their games to your television. It isn’t even the only major tech hardware announcement to happen this week (three guesses as to what the other one was). Let’s take a look at the rundown.