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The Division

Some Division players already figured out how to be the absolute worst

The Division's opening safehouse is proving to be a far more frustrating experience for some players than you'd ever think imaginable. The culprit? Not an overpowered enemy and not some game-breaking bug. It's a guy standing in the doorway...

 
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The Division review

Review in Progress: Tom Clancy's The Division

As previously announced, Ubisoft didn't give out codes for The Division in advance, so there I was on launch day, pre-loaded copy in hand, eyes bloodshot after playing it all night. Don't expect our final verdict for several more days until...

 
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The Division

The Division server issues? Ubisoft's on the case

If you’ve been struggling to connect The Division to a server, you’re not alone. But don’t panic - Ubisoft has responded quickly to concerns and now confirms all should be back to normal now. As the shooter launched across...

 
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Deals

The Division's Gold Edition available for sale again

Something interesting happened over the weekend in robot-deal-hunting land. For a short period of time, we noticed that retailers were no longer carrying copies of Tom Clancy's The Division Gold Edition. At least, not physical copies anyway...

 
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The Division

Here are all of The Division's Achievements

Here we are, just hours away from The Division's launch. A lot of people are rightfully excited, especially after they had a chance with the beta to see what the game's all about. Expectations are high all around, but no one may have higher...

 
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The Division

Here's all the datamined info for The Division

Folks are already anticipating that the RPG elements of The Division will keep them busy for weeks, and to that end, dataminers have been hard at work uncovering items and missions buried within the game. Note that as of the time of this wr...

 
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The Division

Xbox has the rights to The Division's DLC exclusivity

The past several years have seen the two biggest platform-holders, Sony and Microsoft, competing for rights to the most popular games' post-launch content. Call of Duty has always been the most alluring draw, and it recently switched f...

 
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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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LinkSlayer64

I keep trying to convince people I talk to offline to play Rhythm Thief, and none of them have been Its driving me Its so good, I havent had a game just click with me like this since Undertale! PLUS IT HAS AN ADORABLE ROMANCE SUBPLOT

 
Samsneeze

Birthright Chapter I wonder what my object- Oh route the enemy? Who could have fucking guessed? This game is just so full of At least this map isnt just an open field like the last ten or Save me Reina, youre my only

 
Dr Mel

Because some folks seem to really enjoy this: More Etymology! Weird has taken many meanings, but today simply means The Weird Sisters in Macbeth influenced the modern meaning of oddness and witchery but the word originally meant to

 
Oridan

Son of a I commented that first! Those likes should be mine, goddammit!

 
King Kaiser

Finals Mood:

 
KnickKnackMyWack

So is Sony never going to finish putting their PSOne Classics on the Vita or what?

 
Amna Umen

Exactly one month until Hearts of Iron I am become Senor Erwin

 
Rico the Penguin

sort of news is why you see investors looking towards phones instead of consoles and Which is a shame for me, since phone games tend to be ok at best, awful

 
Snorlaxowns

So I hear Nintendo isnt going to talk about the NX at E3 or in their Nintendo Direct next Havent they learned anything from the Wii U? But I guess its ok, the only people buying it are people who already know it exists

 
Dr Mel

Etymology Fun Facts #2! The word nice was once a negative Meaning mostly dumb it comes from the Latin nescious (ne- not and scious- cut, the root of our modern word It became a positive through favoring timidity in

 
SpielerDad

Today, a Lizard Person pretending to be a human that is my coworker attempted to tell me a They have discovered the human concept of THEY ARE EVOLVING!

 
SpielerDad

So Battlefield 5 is actually going to be called Battlefield 1? That doesnt make any Who did EA consult with before making this decision?

 
Larxinostic

In fairness, we dont act like fools *all* the :p

 
Torchman

I MAY have made Mazinger Z an unstoppable tank for early game SRW Oops?

 
EtosiGiR

Battlefield 1 is a violently fucktarded

 
YoeriB

god I hope the rumors for Battlefield 5 are true, alternate WW1? Yes please!

 
LinkSlayer64

Hellfighter DLC items for Battlefield comments for something additional

 
CJ Andriessen

Attempting to play Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse on my Kindle Fire tablet makes me hope and pray none of the big three abandon actual buttons on their

 
KingSigy

Battlefield 5 is Battlefield 1!!!!!

 
CoilWhine

The new Battlefield is called Battlefield 1, and takes place in an alternate history World War 1

 
OrochiLeona

When your opponent Rage Quits your Gold Promotion match in Killer Instinct and it be like:

 
SeymourDuncan17

So, Ive just finished the first version of the first of my Persona 3 covers for my upcoming SMT/Persona fan album! And, of all songs, its probably P3s most hit or As a result, its probably my most hit or Feedback, pls! Link in

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

My new favorite Mothers Day joke:

 
NakedBigBoss

Just got a 25 Kill Streak as Hanzo in the Overwatch I dont even play these types of What madness is this?!

 
OverlordZetta

Its kind of sad when a topic goes without mention or coverage on a site for a while and youre actually relieved since you know just how it would have turned So much for that,

 
Nathan D

Evangelion movies are on sale at Rightstuf for Mothers I guess they figure the purest form of love between a mother and son is a good old fashioned Oedipus

 
LinkSlayer64

So, me in a

 
Niero

Watching Uncharted 4 commercials before buying a Neo like

 
JcDent

I wish for a Space Station 13 game with better controls and maybe a little less jumbled coding-onset I miss being an assistant and trying to steal EVA suits in every /tg/station best

 

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