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Keep Calm and see if Assassins Creed Delivers

ACVisin_120x129 Assassins Creed Syndicate is set to launch in October of 2015, and I assume we will get more details and videos at E3 in the next couple of weeks. What we do know, however, is that the new assassins are...wait, did I just make assassin plural? I did. Meet Jacob and Evie Frye, twin protagonists in this new adventure. Yes ladies and gentleman, Ubisoft has figured out how to create a female playable character.

 

Good games alert at gog.com

gog_cover_129x129 It's not every day that we see major games like these, unchained from any forms of DRM," says Oleg Klapovsky, VP of business development at GOG.com. "With today's big-name DRM-free releases, and the impending The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt premiere, we anticipate even more major titles to follow suit.

 

Batman Arkham Knight voice actors announced

531514764d69a In a recent press release from Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, the company and DC entertainment officially announced the voice actors. While many actors are returning to reprise previous roles, there is a new host of big name actors filling some other shoes.

 
 

Shadow of Mordor Game of the Year Edition Annonced

Shadow_of_Mordor_cover_art_120x129 In a press release from Warner Brothers Interactive, we have learned that the inevitable Game of the Year Edition for Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor will be heading to shelves soon for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. If you haven't play Shadow of Mordor before, now would be an excellent time to jump in and give it a try!

 

Can One Amazing Game Ruin Another Amazing Game

cities-xl-43 I firmly believe that one outstanding game can ruin another outstanding game, especially when talking about games that require a significant time investment. Few indie titles get missed because they are generally shorter. Thankfully, if two 'big' indie games launch in the same week they are short enough for me to enjoy both.

 

New The Witcher 3 DLC was announced today

The-Witcher-3-Wild-Hunt-Cover-Universelle_129x129 New The Witcher 3 DLC was announced today, despite the fact that the game still over a month out from launch. Regardless, more content is never bad, unless it comes at the expense of the core game. Thankfully, that doesn't appear to be the case.

 
 

Five Years On: Resident Evil 5 DLC Hits Steam

header It's been nearly six years since the two DLC episodes for Resident Evil 5 were released on console. Now they're finally coming to Steam. Lost in Nightmares and Desperate Escape both got a decent amount of praise when they were released with fans praising the tenser atmosphere Lost in Nightmares above that of even the main game.

 

Opinion: Gamers Want more “Ori”

ori1 A new wave of developers is taking over the consoles and they are releasing polished and interesting games. Some companies do it from a central office - Image and Form Games is based in Sweden, and are best known for SteamWorld Dig and the upcoming SteamWorld Heist - while others are pulling from the best talent around the planets, such as Moon Studios, the company behind Ori and the Blind Forest.

 

Has Fable Lost its “Must Buy” Reputation: Legends is Free-to-Play

fable1_690x319 If you've been anticipating the latest Fable release and have been saving your pennies, you can now stop. Microsoft and Lion Head Studios announced late last week that Fable Legends will now be free-to-play. While there is no real reason given for this change in philosophy, one can only suspect that perhaps, the Fable franchise has lost it's 'must buy' reputation.

 
 

Hotline Miami 2 Developer Responds To The Game’s Banning In Australia

Hotline-Miami-2- Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has been banned for sale in Australia after the Australian Classification Board refused the game due to an implied rape scene. The scene in question is optional, and it can be skipped by a notice that warns of the content alluding to sexual violence which the user must choose yes or no to continue. Yet according to the classification report of Hotline Miami 2 it is still being refused classification: