Riot Games teams up with Ubisoft to fight toxicity in gaming

Toxicity is a major problem in gaming and the veil of anonymity that players get behind their computer screens often leads to unwanted behavior. Riot Games has spent years trying to fight toxicity and yet there are countless players on social media platforms sharing their negative experiences with individuals who take the fun out of … Read more

Best cloud gaming services, from Xbox Game Pass to GeForce Now

Screenshot: Florence Ion/Gizmodo Luna is best for people who don’t want to commit. I still occasionally play with Amazon Luna on the Fire TV Stick connected to the TV in my living room. The game I am currently playing is Hokko life; I was already tracking the price on Steam when I saw it was … Read more

How gaming company Ubisoft pulverized ‘Rabbids’ in the ‘Mario’ world…

Milan, Italy — There were 300 employees working in five cities for about five years, but last Thursday the second edition of one of the most ambitious mash-ups in video game history arrived: “Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope”.add an ad The game combines Nintendo’s Mario, the Italian plumber who gave his name to an … Read more

Hunted at home, Chinese video game companies welcomed in Europe

China’s tech giants are looking to invest abroad. China is investing billions in Europe’s video game industry, but analysts have warned that problems could arise along the way unless regulators get stricter. Europe is embroiled in protracted disputes with Beijing over trade, environment, education, raw materials, intellectual property — but so far video games have … Read more

Assassin’s Creed Anniversary ‘Mega Bundle’ Contains Six Games, Now Available on Switch

Ubisoft has launched a brand new Assassin’s Creed Anniversary Edition Mega Bundle, which gives you the chance to pick up six full games plus lots of DLC in one convenient package. Now available on Switch, the bundle includes Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, Assassin’s Creed Rogue, Assassin’s Creed II, Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, Assassin’s Creed Revelationsand … Read more

YouTuber confesses to leaking game industry, gets caught

Image: Ubisoft / Dan Allen Gaming / Kotaku It turns out that a Twitter account called TheRealInsider, the latest in a series of leakers masquerading as game industry insiders, was actually run by YouTuber Dan Allen Gaming. The account had convinced many in the scene that it was the real deal after meticulously teasing what … Read more

Ubisoft launches ‘big AAA games’ for $70, starting with Skull & Bones

It seems that Ubisoft is the latest game publisher to push a new price point for mass releases. In an interview with axiosUbisoft CEO Yves Guillemot confirmed that the pirate adventure in the open world Skull and Bones costs $70 at launch. It won’t be the company’s only release to sell for that amount, either. … Read more

GamePass vs. The new PS Plus, the comparison we had to make

Image: Sony / Microsoft / Kotaku Two months ago, Sony reinvented PS Plus, the old membership program for PlayStation owners. Now it’s very much like Microsoft’s Game Pass: for about the same money, both offer access to a Netflix-esque games-on-demand library. Obviously, we had to stack the two services against each other. Price Game Pass … Read more

PlayStation Plus gets more than 50 free games from Ubisoft

Sony has announced that PlayStation Plus will be getting more than 50 free games from Ubisoft in the coming months. Just a few weeks ago, the new PS Plus overhaul finally got underway, meaning more games on both PS4 and PS5 will be available to those who subscribe to the Premium and Extra tiers of … Read more