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Mario + Rabbids versus mode brings a new type of battle on December 8

Mario + Rabbids versus mode brings a new type of battle on December 8

Mario + Rabbids will get a new "Versus mode" tomorrow, enabling players to challenge a friend on the same system in what is essentially a strategy game with big restrictions. Because of these restrictions (three available actions per turn, namely), players will need to think their moves out ahead of time, strategically using a three-character squad per game.

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Ubisoft delays Far Cry 5 and The Crew 2

Ubisoft delays Far Cry 5 and The Crew 2

Ubisoft already has a fairly big 2018 lined up, but some of the titles planned for release next year have been hit with a delay. Today Ubisoft announced delays for two upcoming titles: Far Cry 5 and The Crew 2. Thankfully, neither of the two delays are all that massive.

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Ubisoft’s South Park: Fractured But Whole contest seeks fart recordings

Ubisoft’s South Park: Fractured But Whole contest seeks fart recordings

South Park: The Fractured But Whole is up for preorder (again), and ahead of its release comes a surprise contest from Ubisoft: it wants fans to send in recordings of their farts. The contest is called 'I Am the Fart,' and it seeks a recording of 'the perfect fart,' one that will lead to the contest winner going to California to help produce the perfect in-game fart sound.

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Rainbow Six Siege update corrupts PS4 in a BAD way

Rainbow Six Siege update corrupts PS4 in a BAD way

If you're a fan of Rainbow Six Siege on PlayStation 4, you may want to shelve your copy for now. A group of Rainbow Six Siege players are reporting that a new update for the game is crippling their systems, even going so far is some cases as to corrupt hard drives. The situation, as you can probably guess, is leaving a bunch of frustrated PS4 owners in its wake.

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Final Fantasy 15 is getting free Assassin’s Creed Origins DLC (yes, really)

Final Fantasy 15 is getting free Assassin’s Creed Origins DLC (yes, really)

Ubisoft made a rather surprisingly announcement today, revealing a new team up with Square Enix to bring Assassin's Creed Origins-themed DLC to Final Fantasy 15. That's strange enough on its own, but we also learned from today's announcement that Square Enix and Ubisoft have been teasing this new DLC for months already. This was done through easter eggs that have appeared in three separate trailers released by both companies.

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Ghost Recon: Wildlands multiplayer beta coming this summer

Ghost Recon: Wildlands multiplayer beta coming this summer

Ghost Recon: Wildlands was released back in March on consoles and PC, but so far the game has only consisted of story-driven PvE gameplay. Fortunately developer Ubisoft has finally revealed that the long-awaited PvP mode will be released this fall, and an open beta will be available to players this summer. Dubbed Ghost War, the multiplayer mode promises the tactical 4v4 team combat the Ghost Recon series is known for.

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E3 2017: All major announcements from Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, and more

E3 2017: All major announcements from Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, and more

E3 2017 officially kicks off today, but from here on out, big announcements will likely be few and far between. Like every E3 in recent years, major game companies have opted to host press conferences before the event begins, which is where they make all of their big announcements. There were six big press conferences of note this year - Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, and Bethesda - and what follows are the biggest announcements from each of them.

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Mario + Rabbids release date and details for Nintendo Switch

Mario + Rabbids release date and details for Nintendo Switch

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle does, in fact, exist. As weird as it may be, all of those wacky rumors we heard in the lead up to this announcement were right on the money. Ubisoft kicked off its E3 2017 press conference by bringing Nintendo visionary Shigeru Miyamoto on stage to discuss this new game that blends the world of Mario and the Rabbids.

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E3 2017 Schedule: Press conferences for Nintendo, Microsoft, and more

E3 2017 Schedule: Press conferences for Nintendo, Microsoft, and more

E3 2017 is quickly approaching, and though the show doesn't get off to an official start until Tuesday, June 13, major game companies will be starting their festivities early. This usually happens every summer, but this year, companies are getting started well in advance, with the first press conference being held on Saturday. For those watching the show from afar, these press conferences are where most of the news will come from, so here's when you can expect each major press conference to go down. SlashGear will be covering all of these events, so stay tuned.

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Far Cry 5 trailer released, remixed with Trump [UPDATE]

Far Cry 5 trailer released, remixed with Trump [UPDATE]

Today the first big trailer for the game Far Cry 5 shows the true nature of evil in a cult in middle America. Instead of heading to some far-off jungle, as the American Hero-based game series Far Cry generally does, this edition of the game heads to the heartland. This game is set in Montana where "your arrival incites the cult to violently seize control of the region," - and you need to "rise up and spark the fires of resistance to liberate a besieged community." This game doesn't aim at Trump supporters directly - and doesn't say so in plain English, but the clues are there.

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Far Cry 5’s first trailer whisks us off to beautiful (and violent) Montana

Far Cry 5’s first trailer whisks us off to beautiful (and violent) Montana

Thus far, the Far Cry series has put us in a number of exotic locations. The first and third games took place on tropical islands, while Far Cry 2 was set in Africa and Far Cry 4 took us to Himalayas. With those locales under its belt, it might strike some folks as a bit of a surprise to learn that Far Cry 5 will be set in Montana.

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Rainbow Six Siege goes free this upcoming weekend

Rainbow Six Siege goes free this upcoming weekend

If you’ve been putting off playing Rainbow Six Siege, this upcoming weekend will be your chance to reverse that trend without spending anything. Ubisoft has announced a free weekend this upcoming February 2 through 5, giving everyone a chance to experience the title, including all of its modes, maps, and operators. Those who really like what they experience will also get the chance to grab the game at a steep discount.

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