Author: David Quigley

Editorial: Zero health updates included with launch of Rainbow Six’s Operation Health

When Ubisoft announced they were delaying scheduled updates to Rainbow Six Siege in order to fix problems that have been lingering since launch, I was simultaneously stunned and unsurprised. Siege has the makings of a great game but severely struggled from day one, even before its popularity boomed. The announcement did include some hope. In exchange for delaying new characters and completely scrapping a planned map, the developers would be hard at work to fix bugs and improve the general health of the game. In my opinion, most of this should have been handled before launch, and any other...

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Tom Holland cast as Nathan Drake in upcoming Uncharted film

The long rumored Uncharted movie is starting to take form. Tom Holland, Peter Parker in the upcoming Spider-Man Homecoming, has been cast as a young Nathan Drake. Deadline reports the Uncharted film was reconfigured to be a prequel to the games because Sony Pictures is so confident with Holland after seeing an early cut of Homecoming. The plot is said to take inspiration from the sequence in Uncharted 3 that shows Drake’s first encounter with Sully. A new writer will be hired to essentially start the scripting process over from the beginning in order to use Holland in the...

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Ubisoft teases next Assassin’s Creed

Following a couple different alleged leaks in quick succession, Ubisoft has now officially teased the next entry in the Assassin’s Creed series. Taking to both Facebook and Twitter, official verified accounts have posted images of the Assassin Brotherhood logo with messages like “A new era begins” and “Stay tuned for E3” Sharpen your blade. The Assassins will soon step out of the shadows… pic.twitter.com/nUrM4A57J0 — Assassins Creed UK (@Assassins_UK) May 16, 2017 An investor call earlier today mentioned Assassin’s Creed will release this year, along with Far Cry, The Crew, and South Park. A since-deleted tweet hinted strongly towards...

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Review: NBA Playgrounds

With one look at NBA Playgrounds, you know what you’re getting into. Yes, it’s a lot like NBA Jam, but plenty of differences stand out. The basketball itself brings that nostalgic feel of high flying arcade action and no fouls defense, but adds shooting that requires a lot more skill than typical basketball games. Playgrounds is looking to tap an audience who hasn’t been able to go “on fire” since the last console generation. Is it heating up or just another brick? Boomshakalaka The similarities to NBA Jam are obvious. High action two on two basketball with larger than...

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