Assassin’s Creed Red Should Avoid Ghost Of Tsushima’s Mistakes

Assassin's Creed Red Should Avoid Ghost Of Tsushima's Mistakes

screenshot: Sony / YouTube Ubisoft didn’t give us a ton to chew on when it unveiled Assassin’s Creed Redwhich will follow next year’s Mirage in the long-running historical fiction series, beyond the fact that it’s set in Japan. However, that hasn’t stopped AC fans from making comparisons to Ghost of TsushimaSucker Punch’s 2020 open-world RPG … Read more

There’s So Much Assassin’s Creed Now, It’s Hard To Keep Up

There's So Much Assassin's Creed Now, It's Hard To Keep Up

screenshot: Ubisoft I am sorry if the front page of Kotaku reads like an advertisement for Ubisoft right now, but do you want to know the wildest thing about it all? That’s not even everything that the French company announced recently in the world of Assassin’s Creed during its big Ubisoft Forward event. There was … Read more

Assassin’s Creed Japan Gets Action-Packed Trailer By Ubisoft

Assassin's Creed Japan Gets Action-Packed Trailer By Ubisoft

screenshot: Ubisoft / Kotaku It’s finally happening: Assassin’s Creed is going to Japan. After a series of earlier reports and leaks, Ubisoft finally made the news official during Saturday’s 2022 gaming showcase. It was just a short tease, but we got a quick animated glimpse of a ninja slinking through the shadows in feudal Japan. … Read more

3 New Assassin’s Creed Games To Be Revealed By Ubisoft

3 New Assassin's Creed Games To Be Revealed By Ubisoft

Assassin’s Creed: UnityImage: Ubisoft Tea Assassin’s Creed machine over at Ubisoft is apparently humming away, as a new report claims that not one, not two, but three different Assassin’s Creed games will be announced Saturday alongside the already leaked and confirmed Mirage. Assassin’s Creed is easily Ubisoft’s biggest and most consistently successful franchise. While the … Read more

Can You Actually Learn to Play Music From a Video Game?

Can You Actually Learn to Play Music From a Video Game?

Photo: Chan2545 (Shutterstock) I’ve been playing music games for the past 10 years and playing music-music for longer than that, and I’m fascinated with how much musicianship you can learn from playing video games. The answer is: Some, and in interesting ways. I’m not in the camp of musicians who sneer at music games for … Read more

The Best PlayStation Deals of September 2022

The Best PlayStation Deals of September 2022

The PS5 has been out in the wild coming up on two years now, yet they are still difficult to come by. Check here for stock updates and sales on games and accessories for both the new console as well as its predecessor–the PS4. Graphic: Joe Tilleli The PS5 has been out coming up about … Read more

Tencent Buys Massive Stake In Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Maker

Tencent Buys Massive Stake In Assassin's Creed Valhalla Maker

Image: Ubisoft Tencent has dumped another small fortune into one of gaming’s biggest companies. Ubisoft announced on Tuesday that the Chinese conglomerate would be increasing its investment in the Assassin’s Creed maker by nearly $300 million through an elaborate set of financial maneuvers. Namely, rather than buy up shares of Ubisoft directly, Tencent is buying … Read more

Assassin’s Creed Publisher Could See Tencent Take The Reigns

Assassin's Creed Publisher Could See Tencent Take The Reigns

Image: Ubisoft Tencent appears to be doubling down on its investment in Ubisoft. While it already owns 5 percent of the Assassin’s Creed editor, Reuters now reports the Chinese mega-conglomerate with huge investments throughout the gaming industry has its sights set on becoming Ubisoft’s single biggest shareholder. Its plan for achieving that? Pay double what … Read more

Fired Assassin’s Creed Director Now Working For Tencent

Fired Assassin's Creed Director Now Working For Tencent

Image: Ubisoft It’s been two years since a workplace reckoning over sexual misconduct at Ubisoft led to numerous departures, resignations, and firings. Now one of the people investigated has resurfaced. Ashraf Ismail, previously creative director on the hit Assassin’s Creed Valhallais now working for competitor Tencent, Axios reports. More specifically, Ismail is working for TiMi … Read more

Fired Assassin’s Creed Director Now Working For Tencent

Fired Assassin's Creed Director Now Working For Tencent

Image: Ubisoft It’s been two years since a workplace reckoning over sexual misconduct at Ubisoft led to numerous departures, resignations, and firings. Now one of the people investigated has resurfaced. Ashraf Ismail, previously creative director on the hit Assassin’s Creed Valhallais now working for competitor Tencent, Axios reports. More specifically, Ismail is working for TiMi … Read more