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There’s serious potential in serious games

There’s serious potential in serious games

Game developers have a tremendous opportunity to augment or build out “serious” products, and attract a wider and diversified audience in the process.
The End Of Assassin's Creed Odyssey Is Finally Within My Reach

The End Of Assassin's Creed Odyssey Is Finally Within My Reach

The developers of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey have been moving the game’s finish line farther out since October of last year, but I think I’m finally about to catch it. This sums up my gaming experience
Nvidia vs. AMD: Do GPUs Degrade in Performance Over Time?

Nvidia vs. AMD: Do GPUs Degrade in Performance Over Time?

One question gamers often raise is how GPU performance evolves as cards age. Ongoing security patches related to Spectre have also raised concerns about CPU frame rates. We investigate across both AMD
Assassin's Creed Origins Composer Posts Unreleased Tracks

Assassin's Creed Origins Composer Posts Unreleased Tracks

Composer Sarah Schachner, whose credits include Assassin’s Creed Origins, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, and the upcoming Anthem, has released a number of previously-unreleased tracks from Origins on
Assassin's Creed Odyssey's New Approach To Franchise Expansions May Indicate That These Games Are Finally Big Enough

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's New Approach To Franchise Expansions May Indicate That These Games Are Finally Big Enough

The comically large map of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, which players can spend well over 100 hours exploring without doing all of its quests and clearing all of its caves and forts, won’t expand outward
In Assassin's Creed Odyssey, I Travel In Straight Lines, No Matter What

In Assassin's Creed Odyssey, I Travel In Straight Lines, No Matter What

I don’t like getting lost in video games. I love to explore and find secret treasures in the depths of a virtual world, but I’m methodical about it. It’s why I use the map in Metroid, and it’s also
In Assassin's Creed Odyssey, I Travel In Straight Lines, No Matter What

In Assassin's Creed Odyssey, I Travel In Straight Lines, No Matter What

I don’t like getting lost in video games. I love to explore and find secret treasures in the depths of a virtual world, but I’m methodical about it. It’s why I use the map in Metroid, and it’s also
I Refuse To Stop Playing Assassin's Creed Origins

I Refuse To Stop Playing Assassin's Creed Origins

I have Assassin’s Creed Odyssey installed and updated on my PS4, but every time I boot up my console, I select the game right next to it: Assassins Creed Origins. I want to beat the older game and
Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey’s debut out-performed Origins

Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey’s debut out-performed Origins

Assassin's Creed: Odyssey is making money faster than its predecessor, Origins, according to The NPD Group.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Smartly Refines The Origins Skill Tree

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Smartly Refines The Origins Skill Tree

Of the many differences between last year’s Assassin’s Creed Origins and this year’s Odyssey, the changes to upgradable abilities have the most dramatic effect on gameplay. Origins’ skill trees were a
The Core i9 Gaming Benchmarks Intel Commissioned Against AMD Are a Flat Lie

The Core i9 Gaming Benchmarks Intel Commissioned Against AMD Are a Flat Lie

The company Intel apparently hired to write a whitepaper on the Core i9-9900K's gaming performance have blatantly misrepresented AMD's Ryzen 7 2700X to make their case. Not a good look. The post The
Our Quest For The Best Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Difficulty Setting

Our Quest For The Best Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Difficulty Setting

I’m enjoying Assassin’s Creed Odyssey so far, but I’ve been struggling to find a difficulty setting that I like. More specifically, I’m struggling to find a setting that I like equally for every
What Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Changes From Origins

What Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Changes From Origins

At a glance, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey looks a lot like last year’s Assassin’s Creed Origins. Despite swapping Egyptian pyramids for Greek temples, the surface-level similarities are numerous. There
Ubisoft Wants You Playing New Assassin’s Creed Games For Six Months Or More

Ubisoft Wants You Playing New Assassin’s Creed Games For Six Months Or More

Back when last year’s Assassin’s Creed Origins was still a fairly new game, Ubisoft found an unusual way to brag about it. In a press release three and a half months after it launched, the company
Children Can Always Make Bayek Smile In Assassin's Creed: Origins

Children Can Always Make Bayek Smile In Assassin's Creed: Origins

Bayek’s motivation in Assassin’s Creed: Origins gets revealed early on: he seeks revenge for the death of his young son. He’s not alone among video game protagonists in wanting revenge. Samus Aran
A Screenshot Tour Back Through The Stunning Assassin's Creed Origins

A Screenshot Tour Back Through The Stunning Assassin's Creed Origins

Assassin’s Creed Origins was a slow burn. The ancient Egyptian adventure didn’t grab me in its earliest scenes, didn’t immediately hook me with its stoic hero Bayek. It felt fine at first. Solid. But
Why Ubisoft isn’t replacing artists with AI tech for Assassin’s Creed

Why Ubisoft isn’t replacing artists with AI tech for Assassin’s Creed

FEATURE: The Assassin’s Creed franchise is among the biggest of the major blockbusters in the gaming industry, and building them is only getting more complicated as each entry in the series grows
Confession: I Always Unlock Ubisoft Club Rewards First

Confession: I Always Unlock Ubisoft Club Rewards First

When I start a new Ubisoft game for the first time, I don’t immediately play it. No, I find the Ubisoft Club option in the game’s menu, load it up and start unlocking rewards. The rewards are rarely

The best deals for PS4 for the 4th of July weekend

The 4th of July weekend is almost upon us, and since this year the holiday falls on a Wednesday, many of us are going to have a lot of time on our hands. Sure, there are barbecues and pool parties to

Teachers Still More Effective at Educating Than ‘Assassin’s Creed’

“Assassin’s Creed Origins'” educational Discovery Tour mode was nearly as effective at educating grade and high school students about Ancient Egypt as a teacher, according to some preliminary research