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The heroes and multiplayer modes of For Honor

Over at gamescom last week, we shared more information on slashy-slash-shing-shing-poke game For Honor. First up, we revealed the heroes. Each faction has four unique heroes – each with their own fighting styles, weapons and skills. The heroes break down roughly like this: Assassins are fast and deadly one-on-one, but aren’t great at defense (they don’t automatically block, for example) … Continued

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Grow Up: return of the ‘wobbly red robot’

Following a presentation of rampaging sword-fest ‘For Honor’ during this year’s Ubisoft E3 conference in downtown LA, there was a sudden change of pace. Plinky, upbeat music filled the Orpheum Theatre, replacing the grunting and clunking of the previous game, and an image of a low-polygon robot drifting through space appeared on the giant screen.  … Continued

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Watch_dogs 2 revealed!

San Francisco has long been the go-to location for the entertainment industry’s finest sequels.  Herbie Rides Again (1974), Another 48 Hours (1990), Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993), Dr. Doolittle 2 (2001), Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010).  This year, a new name will be added to that storied list: “Watch_dogs 2”. … Continued