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How Real-life Conflict Inspired Far Cry 4

Tom Wallis's Avatar + Posted by Tom Wallis on Aug 22, 2014

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Far Cry 4 is the upcoming first-person shooter from developer Ubisoft Montreal. Set in the fictional Himalayan country of Kyrat, this nation torn apart by war draws heavily from real-world locations to make the game feel authentic.

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Playing Co-op in Assassin’s Creed Unity

Ryan Clements's Avatar + Posted by Ryan Clements on Aug 22, 2014

Crowds choke the streets of Paris as Arno watches from the rooftops. Newly released from apprenticeship, Arno has been tasked with the assassination of a Templar wandering the high hall of Notre Dame during the French Revolution. This assignment can take many different paths, and demonstrates just how free a player is in Assassin’s Creed Unity — the latest project from the open-world masterminds at Ubisoft Montreal.

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Far Cry 4 Hands-on

Ryan Clements's Avatar + Posted by Ryan Clements on Aug 20, 2014

Far Cry 4 explores two tonal opposites: the icy, high-reaching peaks of the Himalayan mountains, and the warm, mythical memories of Shangri-La. Ubisoft recently showed off both of these environments — which make up just some of the many areas in its upcoming open-world shooter.

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New Watch_Dogs DLC Packs Out Today on PS4, PS3

Nik Schmidt's Avatar + Posted by Nik Schmidt on Jul 01, 2014

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As you’ve probably been wandering the streets of Chicago for some time now, you surely think you know what’s hidden in all the nooks and crannies of the city. Let us then direct your attention to a whole new world of possibilities.

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Valiant Hearts: Historical Research & The Dogs In The Trenches

Ed Casey's Avatar + Posted by Ed Casey on Jun 19, 2014

Though the characters in Valiant Hearts are fictional, the game is based in the very real and tragic history of World War I. Teaming with World War I historian groups, the Valiant Hearts development team was able to craft a story rooted deeply in the history of the era that tells the story of individuals swept up in the chaos and destruction of The Great War.

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Far Cry 4 Co-op Modes Detailed

Kim Belair's Avatar + Posted by Kim Belair on Jun 09, 2014

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The open world of Kyrat is an incredible place. Behind the beauty of its mountain peaks and lush valleys, the splendour of its flora and fauna, a civil war is raging. And on November 18th 2014, Far Cry 4 puts you in the middle of the fight, in a nation where one false step is as likely to land you in an enemy outpost as in the jaws of a hungry tiger.

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Valiant Hearts: Invoking Emotion Through Gameplay

Ed Casey's Avatar + Posted by Ed Casey on Jun 05, 2014

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War aims to put a new lens on the video game war story. The focus here is not on armed combat, but on the personal stories of the men and women affected by and caught up in the chaos of World War I. This is a story told not only through exposition, but also through gameplay.

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Watch_Dogs Out Today on PS4 and PS3

Michael Madavi's Avatar + Posted by Michael Madavi on May 27, 2014

After nearly two years of waiting, the day has finally come — today, May 27th, Watch_Dogs hits PS4 and PS3! We’re ecstatic to finally release what we believe is an outstanding and innovative game. Watch_Dogs is in your hands now, and we really hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

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