Author: David Quigley

Rainbow Six delays scheduled content to fix bugs

The next season of Rainbow Six Siege was supposed to feature Hong Kong operators and a new map, but that’s been pushed back three months with today’s announcement. Instead, Ubisoft has revealed “Operation Health,” focused on fixing things that should definitely already have been fixed in the past 17+ months since the game’s release in December 2015. In addition to delaying new content by three months, the planned map for debut alongside the Polish operators has been scrapped altogether. Instead of getting their own season, the Polish operators will be split up. Seasons Three and Four of Year Two...

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Square Enix reports record highs, cuts ties with Hitman developer

Today was a day of contrasting announcements by Square Enix, announcing both record high sales and ending their business relationship with IO Interactive, developer of last year’s phenomenal Hitman. On the positive end, the past fiscal year saw Square Enix net sales increase by 20 percent, a 20.3 percent increase in operating income, and an overall profit increase of 0.8 percent. Square attributes Final Fantasy XV and Rise of the Tomb Raider as the primary titles responsible for these numbers. Mobile games also increased in sales, with Final Fantasy Brave Exvius being a global hit. Sales for Hitman, again...

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Alleged Assassin’s Creed leak surfaces

A redditor (whose account has since been deleted) has posted what is purported to be a screenshot of the next Assassin’s Creed game, said to be titled Assassin’s Creed Origins and launching this fall. The poster responded to select comments on reddit, providing more details about the title. It is said to be developed by “most” of the Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag team, will include modern day but without Desmond, is running on an updated Anvil engine, and will be officially revealed later in May. The screenshot looks real enough to me, but what do you think? Sound...

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Review: The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – Thicker Than Blood

Are blood ties more important than those of friends? A New Frontier’s fourth episode, Thicker Than Water, asks you that question through some of the toughest choices yet. Before you can answer, you’ll slog through a relatively slow burn up until the frantic climax, which admittedly sets the stage for an exciting finale, but left me wanting for most of the time before it. I want to like this more than I actually am. Mustachioed villainry We left Episode 3 with the reveal that Joan, one of the leaders of Richmond, was secretly ordering raids on other communities. In...

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NBA Playgrounds launches next week

A new arcade basketball game is coming our way very soon. May 9 will see the debut of NBA Playgrounds on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. The latest revision of NBA Jam hit the market way back in 2010, and developer Saber Interactive is looking to fill the high flying void the market has been missing. A roster of over 150 NBA players will accompany the release, including retired greats, with additional players to be included as DLC. Every team will have a minimum of three active players. Playground is said to feature over 300 different dunks,...

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