Posts Tagged ‘Ubisoft’

Rainbow Six Siege Expansion Aims To Squash Cheaters

On August 2nd, Rainbow Six Siege [official site] will introduce its next expansion DLC, Skull Rain, which introduces the usual two operators and a map. All that’s great, but what’s potentially better is a new anti-cheat system which will hopefully put ‘cuffs on the perps ruining this lovely game with their cheating ways.

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Fart Bigger In South Park: The Fractured But Whole

South Park: The Fractured But Whole [official site] isn’t just content to offer up another round of hilarious role-playing, it will also be improving on the fundamentals of The Stick of Truth—including some pretty epic farts that can tear a hole in the time-space continuum. In a recently released developer diary, South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone talk about their lessons learned and detail some improvements made to South Park’s turn-based combat.

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Hearthstone Who? Uno Coming August 9th

Ubisoft are releasing Uno [official site] for PC! I’m just going to assume that you know what Uno is. It’s a card game, okay? And Uno used to be my jam, in an embarrassing way. This is Uno with multiplayer and customizable house rules. Nobody ever agrees on how to play card games anyway. This game is probably for your kids or your nostalgia.

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Have You Played… South Park: The Stick Of Truth

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

I don’t watch South Park anymore. I bought the first few ‘volumes’ on VHS back in my teenage years but I fell out of the habit of watching shortly after seeing the film at the cinema. It’s not that I have anything against the show – I don’t even keep up with the controversies or conversation around it so I have no idea if it’s still to my taste – I just haven’t made time for it in my life for a long time.

Obsidian’s game, though? I made time for that and I’m glad I did.

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Have You Played… The Settlers?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

The Settlers is one of the games that defined my early years. I was thirteen years old when I first played it and I fell in love with the world as soon as I saw the first lumberjack chopping at a tree. I didn’t realise then, but it’s a simple example of a game’s systems working like a machine: functional, each part reliant on another part, visually cohesive. It’s also a game that doesn’t require conflict to work.

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Splatto: Trials Of The Blood Dragon’s Demo Will Reward Good Play With Full Game

Combining the stunt riding of Trials with the shoot-o-wackiness of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon in Trials of the Blood Dragon [official site] did not go too well, our John will tell you. But do you believe everything John tells you? He told me that dog eggs are delicious, that ice cream vans jingle to warn they’re out of ice cream, and that a new food is why my hamster changed colour. So to hell with John! If he’s not your real dad either, you might want to try the demo coming this month – and playing it can earn you the full game if you’re good enough.

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