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PSN Tuesday: Fight the weird in Abyss Odyssey and Crimsonland

Today's PlayStation Store update promises to cover our screens with "literally hundreds of aliens, giants spiders, mutant lizards and more." That sort of thing hasn't happened since we installed demonic beta firmware, so it should feel just like old times if we download Crimsonland, an...

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Hunt down Far Cry 4's Ultimate Kyrat Edition in EMEA territories

Wildlife antagonists can already reserve Far Cry 4's Kyrat Edition, which includes the Himalayan adventure, bonus missions following Far Cry 3's harpoon gun-equipped Hurk, a physical travel journal, a propaganda poster and an 8-inch figurine of villain Pagan Min perched on an elephant's trunk. As...

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Far Cry 4 gameplay streaming on Twitch today

If E3 2014's early look left you craving more from Ubisoft's upcoming open-world shooter Far Cry 4, Twitch will deliver an all-new batch of streamed gameplay footage later today. Twitch user suushisam will play Far Cry 4 from 2:00 to 2:30 p.m. PST today, and eatmydiction1 will stream another...

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Joystiq Weekly: Battlefield 4's launch, an Entwined review, E3 previews and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. Joystiq celebrated its tenth anniversary of existence this...

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This is you in Far Cry 4

Ubisoft has released a good shot of Ajay Ghale, the protagonist of Far Cry 4. Why bother showing the face behind a first-person shooter? Well, as I wrote earlier this week, Ghale represents an important change from who we were in Far Cry 3. [Image: Ubisoft]...

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Far Cry 4 is Far Cry 3's worst enemy

In Far Cry 3, you are the savior that fell from the sky. Unfortunately, you are also Jason Brody, the rich white kid diving out of an airplane joyride, and ultimately rescuing a tribe of Pacific islanders from vicious pirates. As fun as Far Cry 3 was in the midst of a gunfight, its story was rooted...

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EA / Ubisoft E3 2014 conference round-up: Prototypes and push-ups

The big three console manufacturers aren't the only ones having all the fun at E3; Ubisoft and Electronic Arts are known to get in on the party as well. These two publishers can do many things, but one thing they can't do is take you back in time in the event that you missed their press...

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Far Cry 4 cries for co-op help

Far Cry 4 will include cooperative multiplayer, as demonstrated during Sony's E3 2014 press conference. Two players liberated a fortress together in online co-op during the demo. PlayStation VP of Publisher and Developer Relations Adam Boyes said that Far Cry 4 players on PS4 or PS3 can invite...

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Watch the first five incendiary minutes of Far Cry 4

In answer to that question posed by The Clash, if you ever find yourself being accosted by a stab-happy sociopath in the foothills of the Himalayas, you should clearly go. [Image: Ubisoft] ...

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Watch Ubisoft's E3 2014 press conference stream here [Update: It's over!]

Bonjour, everyone! Ubisoft's E3 2014 press conference is happening at 3:00 p.m. PT (6:00 p.m. ET) today, and we expect plenty of tasty tidbits and news from the French developer/publisher. In fact, we'll be voicing said expectations, as well as analysis and commentary via our liveblog, so feel free...

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