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2 hrs ago | Kotaku

Sorry Ubisoft, Nintendo Beat You To The Top

Ubisoft is spending a lot of money on a competition which promises to let one person become the first to ever play a video game on Mt Everest, using custom hardware built to withstand the "harsh conditions".


Related Topix: Video Games, Far Cry, DS, Nintendo Gameboy

6 hrs ago | Switched

Seth Techel Convicted Of Killing Pregnant Wife

A jury convicted an Iowa man Thursday of killing his pregnant wife in 2012, rejecting his claims of innocence after the third trial in the case.


Related Topix: Family Feud, Video Games, Iowa, Science Fiction TV, V, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Ottumwa, IA, US Military, Fort Stewart, US Army

11 hrs ago | Joystiq

Streams: Killzone Shadow Fall Intercept brings us together

Joystiq Streams simply can't stop shooting things on . We tried not to, we really did.


Related Topix: Far Cry, Video Games, Far Cry 3

15 hrs ago | Spin

How Composer Brian Reitzell Became Hollywood's Recluse Whisperer

It's a hallucinatory 110 degrees in a parking lot in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Glendale, where Brian Reitzell stands outside of a nondescript recording studio located amid a strip of office spaces, recounting his apocalyptic first recording session here.


Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood, Video Games, Arts, Cinema, Watch Dogs, The Bling Ring

19 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Sir Bruce Forsyth to front BBC variety show

Sir Bruce Forsyth is to host a special variety show for BBC1 - his first new presenting role since stepping down as the host of Strictly Come Dancing.


Related Topix: Bruce Forsyth, Strictly Come Dancing, Video Games, Tess Daly

21 hrs ago | Gaming Nexus

Cliff Bleszinski hires all the people

Cliff Bleszinski blew in the doors over at Boss Key Productions and basically walked into human resources and told the CEO that he's hiring - scratch that, hired - a metric ton of video game industry talent : Chris Mielke, Senior Producer: Originally from Schaumburg, Illinois, Chris has most recently played an integral role in the production of ... (more)


Related Topix: Gears of War, Epic Games, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Boss, Nocturnal Studio, Schaumburg, IL, Gears of War: Judgment, Fortnite, Far Cry

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Fire/Police Reports: July 24, 2014

Sosalba Lugo, 32, 1000 Walden Creek, Spring Hill, was arrested for domestic assault.


Related Topix: Columbia, TN, The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Driver

Strictly Come Dancing star Craig Revel Horwood fan picture used as propaganda by Britain First

The TV judge posed for a shot with a man he thought was a fan - which was then used as propaganda on Britain First's Facebook page.


Related Topix: Craig Revel Horwood, Strictly Come Dancing, Video Games

Cinema Blend News

Assassin's Creed Unity Trailer Features New Combat, Parkour Mechanics

Ubisoft recently released a new trailer to demonstrate the new capabilities of the game engine powering Assassin's Creed Unity .


Related Topix: Assassin's Creed


Arcade: Might & Magic Duel of Champions Forgotten Wars for Xbox 360

Game Description: Immerse yourself into Duel of Champions Forgotten Wars and enter the legendary universe of Might & Magic.


Related Topix: Game., Might & Magic, Capybara Games, Video Games, Might & Magic Duel of Champions

Berkshire Eagle

4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

In this July 18, 2013 file photo, Karl Zingh, of San Diego, makes his way through the crowd during Day 2 of Comic-Con International in San Diego.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Video Games, Assassin's Creed , Battlefield!

San Jose Mercury News

4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Video Games, Assassin's Creed , Battlefield!, Science / Technology


Watch this parkour team go Assassin's Creed over Paris rooftops

Assassin's Creed fans have been filming themselves leaping over railings and vaulting walls since Ubisoft's series first began, but this new video starring four would-be Assassins may be one of the best efforts yet.


Related Topix: Assassin's Creed , Video Games

Al Bawaba

ASUS republic of gamers announces maximus VII formula series

ASUS Middle East announced Maximus VII Formula and Maximus VII Formula/Watch Dogs, Z97 chipset-based ATX gaming motherboards ready for the latest 4th-, new 4th- and 5th-generation Intel Core processors, codenamed 'Haswell', 'Haswell Refresh', 'Haswell Refresh K-Series' and 'Broadwell', and engineered with many new and exclusive ROG game-boosting ... (more)


Related Topix: Watch Dogs, Video Games, CPU

Tue Jul 22, 2014


The Crew beta gameplay video - From Detroit to Seattle

Earlier this week, Ubisoft's open-world driving game The Crew entered its closed beta testing phase, giving a few drivers access to the game's enormous, America-shaped playground.


Related Topix: Video Games, The Crew, Ivory Tower


Walk like an Altair at the SDCC Assassin's Creed Experience

When San Diego Comic Con opens on Thursday, would-be Ezios, Altairs and Avelines will finally get their chance to seamlessly run over castle walls, shuffle along delicately arranged plinths, and hop over pedestals like a bonafide assassin in the Assassin's Creed Experience.


Related Topix: Assassin's Creed , Video Games


Here's 7 Minutes of Gameplay from The Crew Beta

Blizzard spoke with us recently about what separates the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition experience over the PC and spoke about platform differences.


Related Topix: Ivory Tower, Video Games, The Crew, Diablo III, Blizzard Entertainment, NameIess, Evil, Electronic Arts, BioWare, Dragon Age: Inquisition, id Software, Bethesda Softworks, Doom, _No Company, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, CD Projekt Red Studio

The Brattleboro Reformer

'X-Men' VR experience coming to Comic-Con

The interactive digital experience utilizes the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, which is not yet available to consumers, to simulate the fictional Cerebro technology used to track down mutants by the character portrayed by Patrick Stewart and James McAvoy in the "X-Men" films.


Related Topix: Thriller, X-Men, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Celebrities, Patrick Stewart, Ninja!, Video Games, Hollywood

Giblets: final Watch Dogs PC graphics mod released

Just over a month ago, a modder located and reactivated a bunch of graphics settings that had been hidden inside the PC version of the Watch Dogs code.


Related Topix: Watch Dogs

Computer And Video Games

Videos: the making of Assassin's Creed Unity

The first IGN episode covers the creation of the upcoming PS4, Xbox One and PC title from a technical standpoint, highlighting aspects such as the game engine, the split of workloads between various Ubisoft studios and how the E3 2014 demo was created.


Related Topix: Assassin's Creed , Video Games