Ubisoft’s next South Park game will cast Cartman, Kyle and the other foul-mouthed schoolkids as caped crusaders. Why? Because the boys want to set up billion-dollar movie franchises, of course.
Nimble parkour movies, genetic time travel and wrist-mounted blade kills... yep, this sure looks like Assassin’s Creed. Will it be any good, though? We’ll know in December.
New-gen consoles have barely been out for a year, but there's already a familiar story: a game launches and runs great on the PS4 and Xbox One, much less so on the PS3 and 360. Shadow of Mordor was an egregious example of this performance gap, but it's not the only one. Is there any hope for last-gen gamers?
If you're a hardcore gamer, you probably know Snowdrop, the new game engine used in the new Tom Clancy's The Division. I'm not, so I learned about Snowdrop through this new video just released for the Game Developers Conference 2014. It's unbelievable.
Keeping track of E3's big press conferences-where all the important announcements are made-can be hard enough. But keeping track of them and then knowing what time that is in your particular part of the world? That's really hard!
E3 hasn't technically even started yet (the show floor opens tomorrow), but in typical fashion, Microsoft made all their announcements a day before everyone else. Here's their news, along with that of major developers EA, Ubisoft and others:
Wii-fit, schmii-fit: why go tromping boringly up and down on a plastic pedestal when you can use Ubisoft's new DS pedometer to help get fit with healthy outdoor exercise? It's designed to complement the cute My Weight Loss Coach DS software—simply carry it around with you all day, on your jogs and walks, then plug it…