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The Division

This is when The Division's servers are live

You know how some agencies are obligated to call Microsoft's newest console the "Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment system?" Some places (namely Ubisoft) are obligated to call it "Tom Clancy's The Division." But I don't do tha...

 
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Deals

Weekend Deals: The Division, Hitman, Battlefront, and even a 3DS deal too

This weekend is bursting with tempting deals on big games that are nearing release. Tom Clancy's The Division goes live next Tuesday, while the new Hitman arrives on Friday. Earlier this week, EA announced details on the firs...

 
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PSN

Firewatch beats Far Cry Primal, Street Fighter V on PSN chart

Last week, Firewatch studio Campo Santo revealed its first game had outsold the team's, "wildest expectations." It turns out Firewatch also outsold a couple of last month's most high-profile games -- Far Cry Primal and Street Figh...

 
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Deals

All the deals for next week's release of The Division

Update 3/6/16: A couple of changes to pricing below with a few dead deals to boot. GMG now has pre-load available for The Division with the Uplay keys coming straight from Ubisoft. Nice. Next Tuesday is judgement day of sorts, as Ubisoft re...

 
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UBISOFT

Ubisoft recycled Far Cry 4 map making Far Cry Primal

When it comes to saving the environment, Ubisoft has taken a unique approach. The publisher has been caught red-handed recycling map layouts and topography in the Far Cry games. As spotted by Gamepressure.com (pictured below) the ...

 
The Last Maharaja review
With Ubisoft's confirmation that it won't be developing a core Assassin's Creed game in 2016, we're left with something of a lull. Sure, this year still has India, Russia, Initiates, and a movie, but that Assassin's Cree...   read

The Division
Ubisoft is taking a cue from other recent "persistent" online shooters like Destiny, and will hold off from doling out review codes until launch. At midnight on Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT), the switches will flip ...   read

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Assassin's Creed

A hungover, shirtless Assassin

Jacob's had better mornings. How did he get here? Well, there was the quicktime event drinking challenge. Then there was the back alley bottle shooting contest. Oh yeah, he also aggressively reprimanded someone for spilling their beer. Most...

 
Hostile takeover
Remember when French conglomerate Vivendi gave up ownership in Activision Blizzard? You might struggle to remember the exact moment for a while -- three years is a long time -- but I assume you'll have a flash of realization ...   read

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GHOST

EA backs down in 'Ghost' trademark squabble with Ubisoft

In January, Ubisoft filed a complaint with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, threatening Electronic Arts with legal action over a trademark application for the word "Ghost." EA presumably wanted exclusive rights to the word, at...

 
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Far Cry Primal

An intimate moment from Far Cry Primal

Hold on a sec. What's that grunting? I thought I cleared this entire area of enemies already. Oh. OHHHHH. Uh, sorry to interrupt. Carry on then. Gotta max out that tribe population progress bar!

 
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Deals

All Far Cry Primal PC deals before next week's release

On Tuesday Ubisoft's Far Cry Primal released on consoles with a mostly positive reception. The PC version is scheduled to launch a week later on March 1, and as of writing can be found cheaper than the standard $59.99. Four r...

 
Assassin's Creed review
I'm sure none of you are chomping at the bit to return to the Italian Renaissance after millions of other Assassin's Creed games in the same setting, but Identity, recently released on iOS, expects yo...   read

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Uncharted 4

Assassin's Creed artwork spotted in Uncharted 4 trailer

Naughty Dog has admitted that it used artwork from Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag in its new Uncharted 4 trailer.  Ubisoft’s Azaïzia Aymar spied the artwork hanging on Nathan Drake’s wall and tweeted that he "go...

 
Far Cry
Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or download it here. A lot of the Destructoid staff has been playing Far Cry Primal over the past week, so a few of us decided to get together and have an in-depth discussion about Ubisoft's new action game.   read

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How to...tame animals

When Far Cry Primal animal taming goes wrong, wrong, wrong

Looks like the egg cracking, chicken breast slapping How to Basic is taking some time to play Far Cry Primal (provided by Ubisoft, says the video description, though there's no indication that this is the same kind of "sponsored content" U...

 
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The Division

Ain't no trailer like a Division trailer 'cause a Division trailer got volumetric fog

I recently came across a Tim Allen grunt compilation on YouTube. That man makes such marvelous sounds. I briefly thought about trying to type out the sound of one of his grunts, but that really wouldn't do it justice. Just make the noise i...

 
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The Division

Division decimates Destiny's record for biggest beta of a new IP

Ubisoft's aspirations for The Division are well-documented at this point: It expects the game to be the most successful launch of a new property in video game history. Lofty for sure, but not unreasonable. The recently-ended open beta ...

 
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Far Cry Primal

There's a Blood Dragon easter egg in Far Cry Primal

Far Cry Primal turns the clock back to the Mesolithic, but the smallest sliver looks ahead to the cyber-dystopian 2007. Ubisoft managed to sneak a relic from Blood Dragon into one of Oros' many caves. At least it's thematically c...

 
Review: Far Cry Primal
Diamonds played a pivotal role in the story of Far Cry 2. In a war-torn African state on the brink of collapse, these jewels were prized items of great importance. They could be used to broker a false peace between two warrin...   read

Far Cry Primal
And we're back with video reviews! This time we're looking at Far Cry Primal, a game that I've been side-eying for a while now. Kyle did a lovely job reviewing the game -- and if you'd like to see some dope gameplay while hearing Kyle's words coming out of my mouth like some sort of possessed puppet, hoo boy do I have a treat for you.   read

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The Division

The Division's open beta is fantastic on PC

With The Division only a few weeks away from launch, Ubisoft is giving prospective players an opportunity to see what the open-world shooter has to offer. This weekend, the publisher is hosting an open beta test, which is somethin...

 
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Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege patch brings custom matches, spectator cam

The latest Rainbow Six Siege patch introduces custom matches for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Update 2.1 had already been deployed across PC last week, but an update on the official Ubisoft forum thread now confirms the patch is now live for...

 
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The Division

The Division's open beta starts tomorrow, here's what you need to know

Ubisoft is opening up its bleak take on New York City to everyone this weekend. Ahead of The Division's March 8 launch, the game's getting another beta. Anyone with a PC, PS4, or Xbox One can join the battle against societal collapse. Here...

 
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Mammoth DLC

Play as a mammoth in Far Cry Primal with pre-order

Ride the mammoth? Sure. I could do that at any 4th rate carny show or middle America bar on one of those mechanical mammoth rides. But be the mammoth? Only Far Cry Primal is going to let you do that. The "Legend of the Mammoth" pack is pre...

 
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Ubisoft

Ubisoft: Xbox One owners spend more than PS4 owners

While just about every publisher who is making a shooter is flocking to the PS4 (the new home of shooters, according to Sony), Ubisoft is staying the course with The Division, which had an extra day of lead time with the beta on Xbox One, a...

 
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Watch_Dogs 2

Watch Dogs 2 to be released by April 2017

For a game that built up as much pre-launch hype as Watch Dogs, it’s super weird that Ubisoft hasn’t made a bigger deal of the inevitable sequel. We know it’s coming though, and we now know it’ll be coming sometime b...

 
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The Division

Ubisoft has some awfully lofty expectations for The Division's launch

Ubisoft released its most recent earnings report this morning. As is customary during those sort of things, Ubisoft co-founder and CEO Yves Guillemot talked to investors about the company's past and predicted its future. Tom Clancy's The Di...

 
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Assassin's Creed

Ubisoft confirms there won't be a new Assassin's Creed game this year

Kotaku was right. There won't be a new main entry in the Assassin's Creed series this year. Ubisoft is giving its flagship franchise a short breather, the publisher announced today. In a post on UbiBlog, Ubisoft confirms the news in ti...

 
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Humble Bundle

The Humble Ubisoft Bundle adds Blood Dragon

I'm with Brett: the lowest tier in the Humble Ubisoft Bundle is worth springing for if you haven't played Call of Juarez: Gunslinger or Grow Home or Rayman Origins. It's one dollar for all three! The bundle's next tier up (around $8) is als...

 

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Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst...

 

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lewness

The fire has been Thank you Dark Souls Youre only the other Souls(y) game I beat aside from Bloodborne (platted it though) but Id like to go back to the older games some DS3 plat some time but for now, imma get some Ratchet and

 
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When people reply to months old joke comments with essays about how SJWs are ruining the world and that you should take censorship more

 
Niwannabe

I cant believe Lincoln got assassinated at the What a lazy

 
TheBlondeBass

Civil War Spoilers in the

 
King Kaiser

Civil War Spoilers: Kylo Ren kills Abraham

 
Cannibal Steven

Any DTOIDers want to play the Overwatch Beta on PC? My username is

 
Pixie The Fairy

Friendly reminder not to spoil Civil Unless were talking about the actual US Civil War, you can spoil that all you Everyone had well over a century to catch

 
Dwavenhobble

Will be very Glad when Overwatch is a retail title release as the standard of play will hopefully go I mean it can hardly go down from a Healer running round all game using their crap pistol to try and shoot people and never healing at

 
Perro

Well would you look at the time!

 
TheLimoMaker

Im glad that Sony are releasing their heavy-hitting exclusives this year so that I have enough time to save up for an Xbox One/Scalebound bundle next Though while I think I have it all planned out, Im sure something will f*ck it

 
OverlordZetta

Maybe Power Rangers doesnt need good When Japan decided to make big budget Kamen Rider movies, sure, they had great suits, but they turned Kamen Rider into a teacher hot for student and threw in random idols, nanomachines, and horror subplots!

 
Sr Churros

OOOOOOH YEAH GOT PSO2 RUNNING AGAIN! Expect guide soon!

 
Jinx 01

So this is

 
OrochiLeona

So, a lot of people enjoying Overwatch

 
Larxinostic

Good day to you! The sixth blog in my OST series is live for your Thanks for any feedback! =) It concerns a recent entry in a flagship niche Whatre your favorite less-known game series?

 
TheStantonator

Since I missed the boat on the discussion and with Far Harbor coming out soon, what did everyone think of Fallout 4? I personally found it very repetitive and gave up on it after 30 or so hours having become bored with the go here, kill this

 
jak2364

The Legacy Of Kain series needs a remastered collection cause Im too lazy to use Xpadder for proper controller Ah well, guess Ill crawl on back to my Doom series

 
JuIc3

Got the job I interviewed for, and things are looking good!

 
Parismio

Ugh, overwatch is so hype!

 
gajknight

Hey dudes, is Murdered: Soul Suspect any good? Worth £8? Been eyeing it for ages but always put it

 
guitarvillain

Go to your Youtube library on the left side of the homepage, click on Liked videos, scroll down to the very first video you ever liked, and post it

 
Vadicta

So, I was on the bus today, and there was this high school kid talking about how he needs to have bad grades, so it fits with the brand identity of his virgining rap Thats a new

 
TheStantonator

Overwatch is the Havent been this addicted to a game since World of

 
Sir Shenanigans

Persona people: is 5, having never played one of the previous games, something I could jump into? In terms of narrative? I just love the look of it, super stylish!

 
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Youve been pre-approved for a Marvel Credit Card with 3% cash back rewards when you shop at Oh, what times we live

 
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Theres a rumor on IGN saying NX might use cartridges (though I think they mean carts, like 3DS and My knee-jerk reaction was negative, but thinking about it, Nintendo is a stickler for short load if it works well and is cheap, Im

 
OrochiLeona

Civil War? Thats sooooooo last week #UK

 

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