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Ubisoft Drops Uplay Service For Good

Due to backlash from gamers, Ubisoft has decided to drop their controversial Uplay service. The most recent outcry about Ubisoft's version of an online pass is over the Edward's Fleet game mode in Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. In order to access the feature, gamers had to enter in the code that came with their new copy of the game, or pay a fee. However, because of the inability for some users to be able to play Edward's Fleet, Ubisoft is now offering it for free. Here's more from their official blog post:

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Ubisoft Delays Watch Dogs

Ubisoft have announced that their not-Assassin's-Creed hacker blockbuster Watch Dogs will be delayed until March 2014. Considering it made up a pretty prolific PlayStation 4 bundle, people are understandably angry and confused. Have they now missed out on their PlayStation 4 console? Will there be the chance to switch to something else? Will Amazon et al be able to keep up with the change in demand?

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New Kingdom Hearts III Trailer Has Arrived

Fresh from Disney’s D23 Expo in Japan is the latest trailer for Kingdom Hearts III, the long-awaited sequel set for release sometime in 2014 for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One. The footage is from a Japanese demo, showing off Sora, Donald and Goofy as the fight bad guys in this action RPG. Visually, it looks pretty good, with updated, smooth textures and animations that capture the Disney look-and-feel of the franchise.  It seems to feature the same gameplay that…

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New Clip of Kingdom Hearts 3 Coming Soon

Kingdom Hearts 3 had a brief showing earlier this year, but it was hardly enough to make up for the long wait since Kingdom Hearts 2's release in 2004. Don't worry though, we'll have another short glimpse of the game next week, Tetsuya Nomura has revealed.

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No Xbox One Indie Games till 2014

Indie gaming may have been the hot topic over the last few months, and it seems Sony are trying everything they can to get the most talented developers publishing on their platform. Microsoft have been a little slower to take to the idea, first dismissing the idea of self-publishing, changing their minds and then being rather quiet on exactly what consumers might expect later this year.

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New Ground Zeroes Gameplay, English Version Coming Soon

Hideo Kojima and Konami have revealed some new Ground Zeroes gameplay at TGS this morning. It shows off what an actual sneaking mission may be like, without any fast forwards or pre-played gameplay. This is as close as we'll get to actually playing the game for what may be some time, so this is definitely one to cherish.

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Dinosaurs a Possibility for Battlefield 4

The idea of having dinosaurs in Battlefield 3 was both slightly confusing and endlessly entertaining. In a serious tactical shooter, just why would you want prehistoric creatures running around? Of course, DICE picked up on the chatter and started adding references to the game itself, via DLC.

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Major Nelson Discusses Albert Penello’s “30%” Comment

Albert Penello recently posted to Neogaf explaining a number of things about the Xbox One. One of the biggest comments to come out of the post was that there was no way Microsoft were going to give up a 30% hardware advantage to Sony, as some figures (and some rather over-excited consumers) might suggest. People DO understand that Microsoft has some of the smartest graphics programmers IN THE WORLD. We CREATED DirectX, the standard API’s that everyone programs against. So…

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Reveal was on PC With Xbox One Controllers

It's been revealed that the Call of Duty: Ghosts unveiling was actually done on PC, with Xbox One controllers plugged in. With only three months before the launch of both the console and the game, some may be worried by this, although it's not really as bad as it sounds.

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Just Cause 3 to Feature Asynchronous Multiplayer, Mobile Compatibility

Before the next-gen consoles were officially announced, we saw only a few flashes of what might be happening with our favourite franchises. Job postings and vague teases that meant nothing twelve months ago now contain a wealth of information that hint at the games we'll be playing in 2014 and beyond; it's fascinating to look back and line things up.

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