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The Crew takes another lap through beta later this month

Following a recent beta test (that eventually spawned this Joystiq Streams roadtrip), Ubisoft has announced plans for another public test of open-world racer The Crew. According to Ubisoft, the second beta test will begin on August 25 and run through August 29. No progress earned during the...

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Three-part dev diary reveals inspirations behind Far Cry 4

In lieu of traditional developer's diaries, Ubisoft and Vice Media have joined forces to create something of a miniature documentary that follows the people behind Far Cry 4 as they visit Nepal. While not as informative as a proper documentary - dev diaries are marketing materials, after all...

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Ubisoft confirms Assassin's Creed Rogue for Xbox 360, PS3 [Update]

Ubisoft will launch Assassin's Creed Rogue for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 later this year, a Game Informer cover story revealed today. Though it will debut alongside Assassin's Creed Unity for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, Assassin's Creed Rogue is a completely different game. Featuring...

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Beyond Good & Evil creator working on an 'extremely ambitious' sequel

Lest you were afraid that Beyond Good & Evil creator Michel Ancel forming a new studio would mean the death of all hope of ever seeing Beyond Good & Evil 2, fear no more: Ubisoft has confirmed to IGN that Ancel is heading development of a sequel to 2003's...

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Rayman creator starts a studio but remains at Ubisoft

Michel Ancel, the creator of Rayman, is starting his own studio called Wild Sheep – though he'll remain at Ubisoft Montpellier, Ubisoft says in a statement to Game Informer. "We are fortunate to have some of the industry's finest talents, including Michel Ancel, working with us at our...

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Far Cry 4, Assassin's Creed: Unity pre-orders live on Steam

Ubisoft has made it a bit easier for fans to fork over their money by opening Steam pre-orders for two of the publisher's biggest upcoming releases, Far Cry 4 and Assassin's Creed: Unity. Players will be rewarded for pre-ordering either game with a host of bonus content. A Far Cry 4 pre-order...

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Watch Dogs DLC tease rats out Camden, New Jersey

According to a new tweet from the official Watch Dogs Twitter account, Camden, New Jersey was the most crime-ridden US city in 2012. That's not at all true, but it's apparently a solid enough fiction for a DLC tease. "Our data indicates surveillance has become more prominent in high-crime...

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Meet Elise, the 'fiery Templar' of Assassin's Creed Unity

Following raucous online backlash against the notable lack of female characters in Assassin's Creed: Unity, publisher Ubisoft has introduced Elise, a female Templar who apparently plays a key role in the game's plot. "This new trailer for Assassin's Creed: Unity shows Arno racing against...

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Trials Fusion rides into the rustlands in first DLC pack

Ubisoft takes players to a grittier side of the Trials universe today in "Riders of the Rustlands," the first of six planned Season Pass DLC packs planned for Trials Fusion. Riders of the Rustlands takes place in a wasteland outside of the squeaky-clean cityscapes featured Trials Fusion's core...

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Watch Dogs is still the UK charts' best friend

Watch Dogs continues to rise above the summer drought, notching its sixth week in total as the British No. 1. Again, there's not one new release in the UK top 40, so it's not shocking to see the country's games market drop another three percent in revenue this week. The Last of Us: Remastered...

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