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'Far Cry 4' To Release In November

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot confirmed in a statement released to investors that Far Cry 4 will be released November 18th in North America, and November 21st in Europe.

“The year’s performance will be led by five games – Assassin’s Creed Unity, Far Cry 4, Just Dance, The Crew and…

15 May 7:11 PM 0 Read More...

MMOs, Free-To-Play Games Still Require Xbox Live Gold

Microsoft is dropping the Xbox Live Gold requirement for its entertainment apps, however Xbox head Phil Spencer has told Joystiq that MMOs and free-to-play titles will still require the subscription.

Spencer said that Microsoft hasn’t “changed its policy” on Mmos and free-to-play games and explained…

15 May 2:28 AM 0 Read More...

'Watch Dogs' Has Gone Gold, On Track For Release

Ubisoft has announced that Watch Dogs has gone gold, ending the game’s five and a half year development to an end.

“It’s official. Watch Dogs has gone gold, and is right on track for worldwide release on May 27, 2014,” reads a post on the Ubiblog, in part…

15 May 2:27 AM 0 Read More...

Kinect-Free Xbox One Releasing In June For $399

Microsoft has announced that a Kinect-free version of the Xbox One will be available for $399, starting June 9th.

According to head of Xbox Phil Spencer, the package will be available “in all markets where Xbox One is sold,” and a standalone Kinect sensor will be available this fall…

14 May 12:48 AM 0 Read More...

'Defiance' Going Free-To-Play In June

Trion Worlds has announced that its Defiance MMO will be shifting to a free-to-play model on June 4th for PC and July 15th for PlayStation 3. The switch for the Xbox 360 version is still being planned.

“By going free-to-play, we’re lowering the barriers to…

02 May 1:22 AM 0 Read More...

Rockstar Details Games Affected By GameSpy Closure

Rockstar Games has issued a statement detailing the impacts that the GameSpy server closure will have on its older titles.

“While Grand Theft Auto V is unaffected, our teams are currently working to patch specific older titles to keep the transition as smooth as possible and minimize the impact on…

30 Apr 2:22 AM 0 Read More...

DICE Upgrades 'Battlefield 4' Servers To Fix Lag Issues

DICE has deployed new high-performance servers to fix the lag issues Battlefield 4 players have been facing in 64-player multiplayer matches.

“We’ve found that the root cause of the issue was a configuration of certain hardware types,” DICE general manager Karl Magnus Troedsson wrote in a new…

26 Apr 2:45 AM 0 Read More...

Ubisoft Publishing 'Watch Dogs' Book Sequel

Ubisoft has announced it is publishing an e-book sequel to Watch Dogs, written by science fiction author John Shirley.

The ebook, titled Watch Dogs //n/Dark Clouds, will release exclusively as a digital download in both a classic e-reader friendly form and an expanded edition which features interactive…

19 Apr 1:49 AM 0 Read More...