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Far Cry 3 PC gets official hardware specs  

· By John Callaham, 4

Ubisoft has released the minimal, recommended and high performance PC hardware specs to run their upcoming first person shooter sequel Far Cry 3, due out in early December. More...

Ubisoft might open UPlay to third party PC games  

· By John Callaham, 7

Ubisoft might be open to allowing its newly revamped UPlay PC game download service to distribute other third part PC games similar to Valve's Steam and EA's Origin service. More...

Ubisoft finally dumps "always on" DRM for PC games  

· By John Callaham, 19

Ubisoft has now announced it is finally getting rid of its "always on" Internet connection policy for its PC games, which has upset most PC gamers since the publisher put that policy into effect. More...

Brothers In Arms Furious 4 getting new name  

· By John Callaham, 1

Gearbox Software has confirmed that their previously announced WWII shooter Brothers In Arms Furious 4 will in fact get a new name and be quite a bit different than its previous incarnation. More...

Ubisoft CEO: PC games have a 93-95 percent piracy rate  

· By John Callaham, 24

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has said that it has encountered a piracy rate for PC games that's between 93 and 95 percent and that's part of the reason behind their push for free-to-play PC games. More...

Ghost Recon Online open beta begins  

· By John Callaham, 2

Ubisoft has now launched the open beta test for Ghost Recon Online, the long awaited PC based free-to-play version of the near future military shooter game series. More...

Ubisoft fixes security issue in Uplay system  

· By John Callaham, 1

Ubisoft has said it has launched an update to its Uplay DRM PC game application that fixes a security flaw that was discovered and announced today by a Google security engineer. More...

Assassin's Creed III PC delay confirmed  

· By Tim Schiesser, 12

Today it has been confirmed by Ubisoft that the PC version of Assassin's Creed III has been delayed, with the release tentatively slated for before Christmas and near the console release date More...

Assassin's Creed III gets "Rise" live action trailer  

· By John Callaham, 4

Ubisoft has posted up a live action trailer for Assassin's Creed III for the the US Independence Day holiday, showing slow-motions scenes of US colonists talking about the British redcoats. More...

Far Cry 3 release date delayed to December 4th  

· By John Callaham, 2

Ubisoft has confirmed that its open world first person shooter Far Cry 3 will be delayed for the PC and other platforms. Instead of a September release, it will now come out on December 4th in the US. More...

E3 2012: Far Cry 3 co-op hands-on impressions  

· By John Callaham, 2

We go hands-on with the recently revealed online co-op gameplay mode in Far Cry 3, the upcoming first person shooter sequel from developer and publisher Ubisoft. More...

E3 2012: Ubisoft's E3 press event live blog  

· By John Callaham, 3

We are here for Ubisoft's E3 2012 press conference which is scheduled to begin later today at 3 pm Pacific Time (6 pm Eastern time) in the Los Angeles Theater in downtown LA. More...

Shootmania Storm gameplay trailer released  

· By John Callaham, 3

Ubisoft has released the first gameplay trailer for Shootmania Storm, the upcoming sci-fi shooter from developer Nadeo that's due to be released later this year. More...

Brothers in Arms: Furious 4 current status unknown  

· By John Callaham, 1

The current status of the upcoming FPS Brothers in Arms: Furious 4 is in question at the moment as neither Gearbox Software nor Ubisoft will offer an update on the game's development. More...

Mad Riders to be released in late May  

· By John Callaham, 0

Ubisoft has announced that Mad Riders, the off-road racing game from developed Techland, will be released in late may for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC platforms for just $10. More...

Rayman Origins demo released for the 3DS  

· By Byron Hinson, 0

Ubisoft have released a demo of the excellent Rayman Origins for the Nintendo 3DS. You can download it via the Nintendo eShop now. The demo features a number of levels with no time limits. More...

Beyond Good and Evil 2 coming for next-gen consoles  

· By John Callaham, 3

Ubisoft's Michel Ancel has re-confirmed that the long delayed Beyond Good and Evil 2 is still in the works but won't be released until the next generation of consoles are launched. More...

Ghost Recon live-action short to debut Thursday  

· By John Callaham, 0

A 25 minute short live action film that ties into the upcoming military shooter Ghost Recon Future Soldier will make its full US debut on Thursday, May 3rd on the G4 cable TV network. More...

Gaming news round-up: November 8  

· By John Callaham, 5

Today's gaming news round-up has financial info from three major game publishers, new delays for upcoming game releases, a special offer for Modern Warfare 3 PC buyers and more. More...

Rainbow Six Patriots announced for 2013 release  

· By John Callaham, 9

Ubisoft has officially announced Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Patriots, the latest game in the counter terrorism-themed tactical shooter series. It's set for release in 2013. More...

Review: Driver: San Francisco  

· By Paul Ferson, Hot! 9

Neowin goes to the alternative world of San Francisco in order to bring you this review of Reflections' Driver: San Francisco. More...

Avalanche Studios: DRM is not the answer  

· By Paul Ferson, 37

Christofer Sundberg, of Avalanche Studios, shares a markedly different opinion of how DRM damages gaming during an interview. More...

'From Dust' delayed for PC  

· By Paul Ferson, 3

Ubisoft's 'From Dust' has been delayed for PC, owing to a delay imposed by Ubisoft. Currently the reasoning for the delay has been unclear, though it may be related to the rest of the games... More...

Gaming news round up: July 15-17  

· By John Callaham, 3

As we start a new work week let's look back in the past few days on what's been happening in the PC, console and mobile gaming world: Activision has announced that the PC and PS3 versions... More...

Rumor: Details about next Rainbow Six game revealed?  

· By John Callaham, 13

While fans of Ubisoft's Tom Clancy brand of games have the next Ghost Recon game to look forward to in the first quarter of 2012, Ubisoft is also apparently working hard on the next game... More...

E3 2011: Eyes on with Brothers In Arms Furious 4  

· By John Callaham, 7

Gearbox Software created the Brothers in Arms series several years ago. The WWI-themed game was a tactical shooter and was more realistic than others of the genre and tied into real historical events such as... More...

E3 2011: Live blog of Ubisoft E3 2011 press event  

· By John Callaham, 2

We have walked a few blocks away from EA's press conference and are now in the Los Angeles Theater for Ubisoft's pre-E3 2011 press event. We will begin the live blog with constant updates shortly. The... More...

Ghost Recon Online announced  

· By John Callaham, 10

As promised earlier this month, Ubisoft has announced plans to launch a new PC exclusive game in a well known franchise. The game is Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Online, a free-to-play online third person tactical... More...

Ubisoft to announce major new PC game soon  

· By John Callaham, 28

Ubisoft revealed its financial numbers for its last fiscal year but buried in the press release the game publisher hinted of a major new game announcement specifically for the PC platform. Today's press release states,... More...

Rumor: Assassin's Creed: Revelations details released  

· By Paul Ferson, 2

Assassin's Creed: Revelations may have been officially announced only a day ago, but information for the game has already surfaced. Solidsnakex on Neogaf has shared information, supposedly from Issue 218 of Game Informer magazine. The... More...

Assassin's Creed Revelations announced for November release  

· By John Callaham, 24

In an announcement that surprised no one, Ubisoft revealed today that it will indeed release a new game in its best selling Assassin's Creed action game franchise. The official press release reveals the title of... More...

Buy a PSPgo in Europe and get 10 free games  

· By Brandon Boyce, 19

Sony's never released the sales number for their PSPgo but most speculate the sales numbers aren't very strong. So to boost those sales numbers Sony is announcing an offer for 10 free games to anyone... More...

Skidrow hacks Assassin's Creed 2 DRM  

· By Tzvi Friedman, Hot! 6

Gamers had their revenge this week as the infamous implementation of Ubisoft's "always-on" DRM, released with Assassin's Creed 2, was successfully circumvented by the hacking group Skidrow. The new DRM system, now included in every... More...

Ubisoft going green, ditching paper game manuals  

· By Jonathan Downin, 42

In a move that is sure to upset gaming purists, publisher Ubisoft announced that in an effort to reduce the environmental impact of their packaging, they will no longer be including paper manuals with their... More...

New Assassin's Creed to be set in Rome  

· By Joshua Seed, Hot! 11

Speaking in a call with its third quarter investors, Ubisoft has confirmed that next game in the publisher’s Assassin’s Creed series would see Ezio striking the Templars at their headquarters in Rome. It would also include... More...

Assassin's Creed II PC date, price and specs revealed  

· By Joshua Seed, Hot! 15

After two months of the game’s availability on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, Ubisoft has dated the PC version of Assassin’s Creed II for March 5 in Europe and March 16 in North America. Like... More...