Tag: 1666

Gaming News Wrap [2 May 2016]

It might be a public holiday in South Africa, but we’re not taking it off. So you lucky humans get a Gaming News Wrap – one packed with new Call of Duty news titbits and leaks. Games Call of Duty High-Res Infinite Warfare poster leaked: MW Remastered to include MP with 10 maps Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare trailer kicks…

Gaming News Wrap [27 Apr 2016]

We let it happen again. We let work get in the way of our delay news wrap. We’re sorry. It might happen again someday. But have double the dose for your public holiday. Games Gears of War 4 Gears of War 4 Ultimate Edition Early access seven days before official launch Gears of War 4 Season Pass 24 additional maps…

Gaming News Wrap [19 Apr 2016]

Getting you through your week, one day at a time. It’s the Gaming News Wrap. Games Ubisoft threatens to “punish” The Division players who use a popular exploit Halo 5‘s most annoying enemy nerfed Warden not so eternal. Hitman Episode 2 ‘Sapienza’ Screenshots Dark Souls 3 patch 1.04 makes changes to Greatswords today – full notes here Batman Arkham HD…

Désilets believes 1666 Amsterdam has potential to “take action adventure genre to the next level”

Unfortunately though, the title is on hold. Speaking to Gamereactor [via CVG] the former Assassin’s Creed director, Patrice Désilets reiterated that he believes 1666 Amsterdam has the potential to be “the next big thing” in the action adventure genre, and that he hopes to keep the project alive. The project is a casualty of the dissolving of THQ and its…

Gaming News Wrap [10 July 2013]

Good morning. You are all looking tastier than ever. Yes, we peep through your window in the morning. No, we only do so for your brains. But enough waffle – here’s the gaming news you can use. If you missed the “official” GTA V trailer, well it’s here, and it will make you weep tears of joy. Unless you’re a…

Gaming News Wrap [16 May 2013]

Good morning breakfast.  And good morning to you all too.  The gaming news wrap awaits… Sony has trademarked the rumoured PS4 slogan “Greatness Awaits”.  We shall just see about that later this year shall we? [via Siliconera] According to sources (the Verge’s) Microsoft will be scrapping their Points system and switching to real world currency.  The announcement may happen next…

Second key Assassin’s Creed dev gets let go

A second key Assassin’s Creed developer has now been fired by Ubisoft. Assassin’s Creed production manager and THQ Montreal senior producer, Jean-François Boivin has also been fired alongside creative director, Patrice Desilets. Boivin served at Ubisoft as production manager on Assassin’s Creed, Assassin’s Creed 2 and Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood. Desilets had formerly left Ubisoft but rejoined the studio when it acquired THQ assets…

Assassin’s Creed creator returns to Ubisoft and brings two THQ projects

The acclaimed creator of the Assassin’s Creed series, Patrice Desilets has now returned to Ubisoft after leaving in 2011 to join THQ Montreal. Ubisoft officials confirmed to Polygon that Desilets has returned following the collapse of THQ. “We are very pleased to welcome Patrice to Ubisoft again and anticipate that this renewed partnership will produce new ideas and high-quality titles…