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Assassin's Creed: Unity launch debacle sparks Ubisoft rethink

Embattled publisher Ubisoft has said it will provide early access to some of its future games following the controversial launch of Assassin's Creed: Unity. Today the company took the unusual step of launching a live blog to chart its work fixing Assassin's Creed: Unity's plethora of launch bugs. Show More Summary

Watch Tales From the Borderlands' first in-game trailer

Telltale has released its first trailer showing in-game footage of Tales From the Borderlands. Previously, it had only been shown off publicly in a pre-rendered announcement trailer. Telltale also revealed the game's main cast. Playable...Show More Summary

Frontier's Roller Coaster Tycoon successor ScreamRide gets a March release date

Roller Coaster Tycoon developer Frontier Developments has revealed the release date of its spiritual successor, ScreamRide, as 6th March in Europe on Xbox One and Xbox 360. North Americans will receive in on 3rd March. As announced on the Xbox Wire, ScreamRide will retail for $39.99 (about £30) on Xbox One and $29.99 (about £20) on Xbox 360. Read more…

Hardline has the most promising Battlefield campaign since Bad Company

It's hard to really understand EA's Battlefield reveals. When DICE, once revered as the kings of multiplayer before all that messiness with Battlefield 4, make a new game, it's the lacklustre single-player that's always first sent blinking into the wider world. Show More Summary

How Hardline is learning from Battlefield 4's rocky launch

Battlefield 4 hasn't had the greatest year. Its launch was riddled with problems that EA itself deemed "unacceptable", and while over the course of 12 months many of those have been addressed - and, indeed, while it has seemingly come the norm for triple-A games to ship with serious issues - faith in the Battlefield brand has been dented. Show More Summary

Video: Join us and play Mario Kart 8's DLC from 5pm GMT

Happy Mario Kart 8 DLC day, Nintendo fans! The game's first parcel of new tracks, karts and characters has arrived. Starting at 5pm UK time, Eurogamer YouTube editor Ian Higton and I will be going head to head on all eight of the new tracks. Included in the DLC pack are the new Legend of Zelda-themed Hyrule Circuit, F-Zero-themed Mute City and Excitebike Arena. Read more…

Video: See how Mario Kart 8's new Rainbow Road compares to the SNES original

Happy Mario Kart 8 DLC day! Ian's swiftly managed to capture the all-new Rainbow Road that's included in today's track pack, and he's rustled up a quick comparison video to the SNES original. It's a pretty faithful retelling, only with jazzier music and, in this case, Captain Falcon's ship piloted by Tanooki Mario. It's almost too much. Read more…

Alien: Isolation dev probes PS4 patch problems

Alien: Isolation developer Creative Assembly is investigating reports that its new patch is corrupting save files on PlayStation 4. Update 1.1 was released yesterday afternoon for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and was designed to fix the stuttering playback of some cutscenes. Show More Summary

WOW: there are plenty of level-100 players already

It's been half-a-day and already there are plenty of level-100 players running around World of Warcraft. A "/who 100" command on European server Bloodscalp moments ago returned 24 people at the new max level, although many were visiting from different home servers. The expansion content and 90-100 levelling path have only been available since midnight. Read more…

Digital Foundry: Hands-on with GeForce Grid

At a recent media briefing, Nvidia revealed that its GeForce Grid cloud gaming system is rolling out in the UK and Europe, with a range of AAA titles available to stream for free - as long as you own an Nvidia Shield device. At Digital...Show More Summary

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - PC performance done right?

We're going to be reading - and indeed, probably writing - a lot about PC optimisation over the next few days, but for every negative, there tends to be a positive, and we wanted to show that key developers are pushing the boat out to bring us some decent PC work. Show More Summary

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric Wii U infinite height exploit lets you skip most of the game

Players of Wii U game Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric have discovered an exploit that lets you skip much of the game. "DarkspinesSonic" uploaded the video, below, to YouTube after multiple streams on Twitch revealed the issue. The Infinite Height Exploit, as it's being called, means Knuckles can jump infinitely when the game is paused between hops. Show More Summary

Ubisoft launches Assassin's Creed: Unity live blog as devs battle bugs

Ubisoft has taken the unusual step of launching a live blog to chart its work fixing Assassin's Creed: Unity's plethora of launch bugs. The site states that Ubisoft's next patch will address a few common issues, such as main character Arno falling through the floor. Show More Summary

PlayStation Vue is a new cloud-based TV service for PS4 and PS3

Sony has announced a new cloud-based TV service called PlayStation Vue. It lets people watch live TV and on-demand content without a cable or satellite service. A beta will be available to select PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 owners this month, Sony said. Read more…

SingStar Ultimate Party review

Ain't no party like a terrible party. And if there's one thing that makes a terrible party worse, it's a host who insists they're having A REALLY GREAT TIME ACTUALLY, and that everyone else is going to have a great time TOO, whether they LIKE IT OR NOT. Show More Summary

Uncharted film gets help from The Hurt Locker scribe

The Uncharted movie is now getting the A-list treatment with The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty scribe Mark Boal bringing his writing talents to the script. As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Boal is apparently a fan of the franchise. It's unclear if Boal will be tightening up an already existing screenplay or penning one from scratch. Read more…

Xbox One has sold in almost 10m units to retailers

Xbox One units sold to retailers has almost reached 10 million, Microsoft has boasted. "Sales have skyrocketed since the new price took effect on 2nd November," Xbox corporate vice president of marketing, strategy and business, Yusuf...Show More Summary

Patrice Désilets opens a new Montréal-based studio

Assassin's Creed creative director Patrice Désilets has opened a new Montréal-based studio after he was unceremoniously fired from Ubisoft in May 2013, two months after he'd rejoined the company. The new studio is called Panache Digital Games and it has a sweet logo of digitised antlers that wouldn't look out of place on a Radiohead cover. Show More Summary

Watch Dark Souls 2 beaten in under an hour without glitches

There are many types of speed runs out there with the general consensus being that a short playtime is all that matters, but these usually involve liberal use of glitches to skip past sections. Dark Souls 2 speed runner Corey "Allakazzaror"...Show More Summary

That Dragon, Cancer has taken to Kickstarter

Autobiographical family drama That Dragon, Cancer, the story of raising a small boy with a terminal illness, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $85K and wrap up development. Previously the game was going to be funded entirely...Show More Summary

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