“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 […]

“The Crew” review

Racing games come in many forms, and we’ve had no shortage of them over the years as far as consoles are concerned. Where “The Crew” stands out among them is in the fact that it seamlessly blends open-world exploration and drop-in cooperative play¬†without any apparent hitch in gameplay flow. While this is extremely cool and […]

“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 […]

“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 ¬†those 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 […]

“Valiant Hearts” review – A tug on the heartstrings

It’s not often a game comes along that’s quite like “Valiant Hearts: The Great War.” A war game that focuses not on the fighting of the war, though it definitely showcases the brutality and body count, but the mental and emotional effects it has on people. For those who are thinking this is going to […]

“Child of Light” review

While many games for under $30 can’t boast such beauty and complexity as “Child of Light,” Ubisoft’s latest creation has seemingly captured fans and critics alike with its combat system and picturesque visuals.Our young heroine, Aurora, is trapped in a strange new world after falling into some sort of coma or death-like sleep in the […]

This week in gaming

Leaked “Watch Dogs” trailer and release date A story trailer for Ubisoft’s upcoming open-world game “Watch Dogs” was found by NeoGaf user ekim, and is now up for public viewing on Ubisoft’s official YouTube page. The trailer reveals the release date of the game to be May 27 for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, […]

2013 Game of the Year Picks

2013 is officially over, and that means it’s time for every video-game media outlet to choose their Game of the Year. We at GCV decided that since we all have such differing tastes in games, we would all just choose our own individual games of the year. So, read further to find out what each […]