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Ghost Recon Wildlands Year 2 content begins April 10th

Ghost Recon Wildlands is getting a second year of post-launch content, both for its campaign and its Ghost War PvP mode. In the coming months, four major updates – titled Special Operations – will be released for free, with each themed update adding new missions, items, rewards, and community-requested features. Special Operations I launches on … Continued

Far Cry 5 – creating curiosity in a familiar world

When you’re let out into Far Cry 5‘s Hope County for the first time, it’s hard not to be mesmerized by the breathtaking vistas and seemingly infinite landscapes of Montana. The rural setting seems absolutely beautiful, but is it really? What do we mean when we call an environment “beautiful?” What description do level designers … Continued

GDC: How live games have changed the Ubisoft development process

Player activity in Ubisoft games has doubled over the past two years, and live games – that is, games that receive continuous, post-launch support and content updates – have been a key part of managing and supporting that growth. As the Game Developers Conference kicked off in San Francisco last week, Vice President of Online … Continued

Far Cry 5 – PC trailer and features

Far Cry 5 launched yesterday, and we’re back with a nice trailer (below) showing some lovely PC-specific features. This trailer focusses on features developed in partnership with AMD: we’ve got your wide colour gamut covered, your better contrast, your tone mapping, your processing throughput, your faster framerates, your parallel workload, your FreeSync 2, your Rapid … Continued

Far Cry 5 – the reviews are in!

The day has finally come, brothers and sisters: Far Cry 5 now nestles comfortably on store shelves (both high street and “e”) for PS4, Xbox One and PC. The game sees you stranded in Hope County, Montana, an area caught in the vice-like grip of a religious cult named “The Project at Eden’s Gate.”  With all communication … Continued

Far Cry 5 – Danny Wallace investigates: East Grinstead

As you probably know by now, Far Cry 5 (in stores today!) focuses on the activities of a religious group known as The Project at Eden’s Gate, based in Hope County, Montana, US of A. But what if the group’s leader, Father Joseph, had been based in the United Kingdom? Where would he have set … Continued

New Ubisoft Studios Opening in Mumbai and Odesa

Ubisoft is adding two new studios to its team, with new locations in Mumbai, India, and Odesa, Ukraine. Both studios will work in collaboration with Ubisoft studios worldwide on AAA game development, and are looking to grow in the coming years. Ubisoft Mumbai, which opens in June, will be the second Ubisoft studio in India, … Continued