“Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate” review

  With the industrial revolution looming in London, child labor is at an all-time high, gangs roam the streets and the world takes tentative strides towards technological progress. What does this mean for you? More Assassin and Templar shenanigans. That’s all fine and dandy since “Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate” feels like a much fresher and well […]

“Assassin’s Creed: Unity” review

There’s been a lot of talk lately about “Assassin’s Creed: Unity.” The newest installment in the “Assassin’s Creed” franchise dealing with the French revolution has not been up to snuff for some people. Talk of glitches, crashes, dropped framerate, poor connections for co-op and the like are all over the internet. Personally, through my own […]

Xbox One gets a price cut for the holiday season

It was revealed today that all Xbox One consoles will receive a $50 price cut starting Nov. 2 in the US. In addition to the base model console without a Kinect sensor, the reduction includes the “Assassin’s Creed,” “Sunset Overdrive” and “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare bundles, making them all $350. Xbox One Kinect bundles […]

“Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China” takes you to the east with a female assassin

Ubisoft has announced that “Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China,” will be available as downloadable content to all ┬áthose who purchase the “Assassin’s Creed Unity” Season Pass. As Shao Jun, players will be able to move through 16th-century China on a new quest. The game itself is a side-scrolling action title, and looks like it plays very […]

This week in gaming

Handheld gaming on your TV The PlayStation Vita TV announced on Monday at Sony Japan’s conference during the Tokyo Game Show. A little white box that connects to a TV via HDMI, it is essentially just a PS Vita with no screen.There is a slot for PS Vita game cards on the side, and the […]

“Assassin’s Creed: Liberation” sneaks onto the PS Vita

I am beyond excited about this because it has me all excited about my PS Vita for once. “Assassin’s Creed: Liberation” is the first game to come to a Sony handheld that is a story about a character that is not the focus of a major console game. Of course, the social games and phone […]

Historical settings in games: what works and why

Let’s go back in time. Back to when the Nazis were still an international threat, when the holy land was fought over by crusaders and jihadists, and when Los Angeles was still riding the wave of Hollywoodland’s star power. No matter where we go, who we are or when we are, games that take us […]

Eyes on “Assassin’s Creed 3”

It is nearly impossible to describe how utterly excited I am for this game to be released. Of course, I wouldn’t be doing my job if I didn’t analyze the game thoroughly from what has been released to the public through demos, trailers, videos and interviews instead of succumbing to rabid fanboyism.    “Assassin’s Creed” […]