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Will Assassin’s Creed Fatigue Happen?

assassins-creed-3-image3_596x388 Assassin's Creed is undoubtedly one of the larger franchises in current video games, and can boast being one of the best AND one of the worst franchises to date. Most people were on board for Assassin's Creed when it first launched, and many praised it for the unique gameplay. Collecting flags - at least at that point - was a minor annoyance at best. Assassin's Creed was heralded by many as the next big thing.

 

Hue Gaming is Around the Corner

Chariot_120x129 The Developers of the popular, albeit frustrating game Chariot have taken things to a whole new, and frankly unnecessary, level. If you have lots of money to spend and too much time on your hands, you can now set up your gaming room for a heightened Chariot playing experience.

 

Hello Games Shows a Glimpse of the No Man’s Sky Universe at E3 2015

DerekBrown_NoMansSky_Poster-13_120x160 I think many of you have been waiting for this day for a long time - the 2015 edition of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) - to see what new additions to the gaming world we can spot. One of the games I was expecting the most was No Man's Sky - a virtually infinite universe filled with billions of worlds waiting to be explored.

 
 

Can consumers continue to pay the high price?

Gamestop The rising price of AAA video games at Canadian retail locations is making me wonder something: how long can consumers continue to pay the high price of games? Best Buy Canada and Amazon Canada have been offering a bunch of pre-order incentives for games announced at E3 2015. With a 5-10$ discount, these retailers are charging 64.99 - 69.99; that means the regular price on these titles is 74.99 - 79.99. With a 13% sales tax in Ontario, that means a brand new AAA tilte at full cost could set ...

 

Sierra will release the first chapter of King’s Quest On July 28

KQ_Box_PC_120x129 A new Kings Quest title is here, and although it seems to veer away from the point and click game play from the original, the game still looks fantastic. For 9.99 an episode, or 39.99 for the season pass - which includes all episodes plus a bonus epilogue - is available for preorder on Xbox One and 360, PS4 and PS3, and PC. The first episode will be availabe for everything except the Microsoft consoles on July 28th (a day later, July 29 on Xbox One and 360).

 

Ubisoft Comes out Swinging with Big Titles, Big DLC

ubi-1_690x349 Ubisoft's press conference lacked any real surprises until near the end, but that isn't necessarily a bad thing. Unfortunately for them, they had a tough Microsoft press conference to live up to. I think they did fairly well, despite the lack of 'exciting' announcements.

 
 

Holiday 2016 a long time to wait for a new Mass Effect

ea-e3-conference-wide-live-1021x555 Mass Effect 4 was inevitable, but today Electronic Arts announced further details about the latest game in the franchise. The most unfortunate detail? The game isn't coming until Holiday 2016. Not 2015, 2016. That is nearly 18 months away.

 

Darksiders 2 Definitive Editon this winter

2809118-7279515288-darks_690x388 The definitive edition of Darksiders 2 is heading to current-generation consoles this winter according to a press release received from Evolve PR. Outside of the obvious visual improvements, the Deathinitive Edition will come with a host of other upgrades (list below).

 

Witcher 3 Early Impressions on Xbox One

The-Witcher-3-Wild-Hunt-Cover-Universelle_129x129 If you enjoy a good RPG, open world game than look no further than The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. It provides the perfect place to jump into the Witcher franchise. As long as you pay attention to what happens at the beginning, and read the various books and manuals you find around the world, you will be running around in the Witcher as knowledgeable as the next guy.

 
 

Get Rich Quick Scheme for Farming Simulator 2015

geld-cheat-mod-672x372_690x382 While a review of Farming Simulator 15 for Games Reviews is still a ways off, I thought I would share my first in-game tip that will have you taking baths in dollars bills in no time! If you are looking to establish your own sand box mode - a mode sadly lacking from this game - then follow these easy tips!