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Ubisoft patches two major exploits in The Division

Ubisoft patches two major exploits in The Division

With the first round of content for Tom Clancy's: The Division, Ubisoft had to work on some balancing issues. This was mostly centered around the game's crafting, and ended up making it a lot harder to craft weapons and other gear. Considering how easy it was to craft the best stuff, it wasn't too surprising. Of course, that was the least of their problems, and they released a patch today to address two other major issues with the game.

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Crafting in The Division is about to get a lot harder

Crafting in The Division is about to get a lot harder

When an online, multiplayer game gets released, there are obviously some balancing issues that have to be rectified over time. This usually means changing the damage output of weapons, or making adjustments to special abilities. Well, The Division is about to go through some balancing changes next week, and it's got a lot of players upset.

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‘The Division’ made $330m in first week, set new record

‘The Division’ made $330m in first week, set new record

The Division had the biggest first week ever for a new game franchise, Ubisoft has announced. The video game raked in $330 million across the globe during its first five days, beating out Destiny and others to take the new record. As well, this makes The Division Ubisoft’s highest bestselling game ever, something that isn’t surprising considering it has already broken at least one other record.

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Oculus VR Preview – Eagle Flight

Oculus VR Preview – Eagle Flight

If there's anything I've learned about virtual reality, it's that you have to go into it with an open mind. Sometimes you'll see a game, and think that there's no way that it will be anything more than slightly amusing. That's how I felt about Eagle Flight, until I strapped in and started playing it.

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Assassin’s Creed movie ticket preorder includes a crossbow for $1200

Assassin’s Creed movie ticket preorder includes a crossbow for $1200

You wouldn't bat an eye at the announcement of a pre-order campaign for a big upcoming video game — one where an increased price and down payment includes anything from a figurine to in-game items like weapons or costumes — so developer Ubisoft is looking to apply the same strategy to the theatrical movie release of Assassin's Creed. For a whopping $1,200 you can pre-order your ticket to the movie, which isn't expected until December, and score a replica crossbow.

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Tom Clancy’s The Division problems strike launch day

Tom Clancy’s The Division problems strike launch day

As hotly-anticipated games go, Tom Clancy's The Division was one of the hottest. Fresh off the back of a wildly-popular beta - which saw a record-setting 6.4m players take part - the game launched today for PC, Xbox, and PlayStation; however, as you might have predicted, not everything went quite to plan.

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Must-Have PC Games of 2016

Must-Have PC Games of 2016

While I tend to keep up with the latest console releases, I'm a PC gamer at heart. I like having a good computer with a nice screen that's going to play games with the graphics turned up as high as I can get them. I also like how easy it is to find games on the cheap, thanks to Steam sales, Humble Bundle specials, and countless others.

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The Division’s first year of DLC gets outlined

The Division’s first year of DLC gets outlined

With Tom Clancy's The Division coming out soon, Ubisoft has decided to outline what their future plans are for the game. Well, the plans for the next year or so, at least. And while there is DLC that you'll have to pay for, they do have plans for additional content that will be released for free.

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Far Cry 4’s map was reused in Primal, and Ubisoft should have embraced it

Far Cry 4’s map was reused in Primal, and Ubisoft should have embraced it

Back in 2013, Ubisoft made an interesting move with the Far Cry series. Far Cry 3 did incredibly well, and the team decided that they'd have some fun and make a stand-alone expansion for the game that took a completely different turn that we were used to. The result was a retro-futuristic game starring a cyborg named Rex "Power" Colt named Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon.

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Uncharted 4 trailer caught using Assassin’s Creed artwork, dev apologizes

Uncharted 4 trailer caught using Assassin’s Creed artwork, dev apologizes

Yesterday saw Sony and game developer Naughty Dog drop an impressive new story trailer for the upcoming Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. However, some eagle-eyed viewers noticed a piece of in-game artwork in the video that didn't belong. As in, it was artwork from a completely different game, by a different company, to be specific. A scene in the trailer showed a framed painting on the wall, which turned out to be a piece of concept art from Ubisoft's Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag.

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‘The Division’ beta had record 6.4m players

‘The Division’ beta had record 6.4m players

“The Division” beta came to an end today, and with its close comes an announcement from Ubisoft: more than 6.4 million gamers played the beta, making it the largest beta ever for a new title on present-gen gaming consoles. Ubisoft went on to break down some of the details, among which is that players spent an average of 5 hours playing the beta.

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Watch Dogs sequel confirmed for release by April 2017

Watch Dogs sequel confirmed for release by April 2017

Watch Dogs, the much-hyped open world game that put players in the role of a hacker, is getting a sequel, it turns out. While the first game, released in May 2014, was received by fans and critics with a fair amount of disappointment, developer & publisher Ubisoft has confirmed that work has begun on Watch Dogs 2, and that it's due to be released by April 2017.

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