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Ubisoft’s Hyper Scape battle royale official: How to get into the technical test

Ubisoft’s Hyper Scape battle royale official: How to get into the technical test

Just as the leaks and teases foretold, today Ubisoft revealed Hyper Scape, a new FPS battle royale game that aims to tap into the success of Fortnite, PUBG, and Apex Legends. The game isn't live for all just yet, but Ubisoft is running a technical test for Hyper Scape throughout the next week. In order to get into the technical test, you'll need to watch Twitch streamers who are playing Hyper Scape with drops enabled.

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Hyper Scape reportedly Ubisoft’s first foray into battle royale

Hyper Scape reportedly Ubisoft’s first foray into battle royale

Over the past several years, we've seen numerous game developers and publishers attempt to successfully enter the battle royale space. Few have succeeded in making a splash, but the ones that have - Fortnite, PUBG, and Apex Legends, specifically - have become immensely popular games. It looks like Ubisoft may soon try its hand at the battle royale genre, if a new leak today is to be believed.

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Ubisoft just made 2x kid-friendly Assassin’s Creed games free

Ubisoft just made 2x kid-friendly Assassin’s Creed games free

As part of the gaming "Play Apart Together" campaign going on here in the summer of global pandemic, Ubisoft's giving away a couple games. They're releasing Discovery Tour: Ancient Greece, and Discovery Tour: Ancient Egypt, both for free, in a window one week long. Where Assassin's Creed is a game about historical missions run by ancient hunters of humans, Discovery Tour is all about the history - without all the violence.

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Ubisoft Forward event promises digital ‘E3-style showcase’

Ubisoft Forward event promises digital ‘E3-style showcase’

When E3 2020 was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we figured that a lot of publishers would take their presentations online and make their major announcements during live streams. Some of them, such as EA, are doing just that, while others like Bethesda are opting not to hold a conference at all this year. Today, Ubisoft announced that it's joining the former group, revealing a digital conference called Ubisoft Forward.

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Microsoft and I clearly have very different definitions of the word ‘gameplay’

Microsoft and I clearly have very different definitions of the word ‘gameplay’

Microsoft has a lot riding on the release of the Xbox Series X, because to say it fumbled the reveal and launch of the Xbox One is severely understating the matter. The good news for the company is that so far, it's been knocking it out of the park when it comes to building hype for the Xbox Series X, at least in comparison to Sony and the PlayStation 5. While Sony has been doing strange things like hosting technical deep dives into some of the PS5's hardware without actually revealing the console or talking games, so far Microsoft has been giving fans mostly what they want.

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla so-called “gameplay” trailer leads Xbox Series X charge

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla so-called “gameplay” trailer leads Xbox Series X charge

This morning Microsoft released a BUNCH of trailers for games for Xbox Series X, one of the most engaging of which was Assassin's Creed Valhalla. This game will be one of the premiere must-see games of the platform right out the gate, taking full advantage of Ray Tracing and immersive gameplay graphics from top to bottom. Also, it'll have axes. Lots of axes.

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla trailer revealed – Is that a bit of magic?

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla trailer revealed – Is that a bit of magic?

Revealed this week by Ubisoft North America was the next chapter in the Assassin's Creed saga, with vikings! This next game's name is Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and it's going to be epic. The little information we've got so far can be expanded into a wave of understanding since the evolution of gameplay made in Assassin's Creed games over the past decade's been fairly simple to track. It's just that now, there'll be more axes!

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It sure looks like the next Assassin’s Creed is Viking-themed

It sure looks like the next Assassin’s Creed is Viking-themed

For much of this morning, Ubisoft has been teasing the next Assassin's Creed game in a very interesting way. Instead of publishing a press releasing or a teaser trailer, Ubisoft has been slowly revealing the setting for the next Assassin's Creed game in a Photoshop livestream with BossLogic. Since 5 AM PDT/8AM EDT, viewers have been watching an artist slowly compose an image that reveals the setting for the next Assassin's Creed title.

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NVIDIA GeForce NOW streaming adds new games but loses more publishers

NVIDIA GeForce NOW streaming adds new games but loses more publishers

Although it has been in limited testing for quite a while now, NVIDIA's GeForce NOW game streaming only opened its doors to the wider public only last February. What should have been a great moment for the service turned into a controversial one as major game publishers suddenly pulled their games out just as it launched. NVIDIA has since then promoted the support of other game developers but that's not stopping others from leaving as well.

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Ubisoft makes some games free starting with Rayman Legends

Ubisoft makes some games free starting with Rayman Legends

Ubisoft has announced that it is making some of its games free-to-play, helping entertain people who are currently staying home in quarantine. The new initiative will involve free games, trials, and more over the duration of a month with Rayman Legends headlining the new offerings. The game is now free to download and play until April 3, and it'll soon be joined by trials and free offers for other games.

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Google Stadia Review: Amazing, for now

Google Stadia Review:  Amazing, for now

When this Google Stadia Review was first posted, the service hadn't yet formally launched. Google sent the Founders Package to a set of sources that got an early look and were invited to review the game streaming system before the official Google Stadia release date of November 19, 2019. As such, we gave the service an early once-over review with what we'd experienced thus far. As the service evolves, we'll be updating this review accordingly - so stay tuned!

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Ubisoft opens pre-reg for Might & Magic Heroes: Era of Chaos and we’re worried

Ubisoft opens pre-reg for Might & Magic Heroes: Era of Chaos and we’re worried

About a week ago, Ubisoft revealed Might & Magic Heroes: Era of Chaos, a new game that's headed for iOS and Android. Today, the company is opening up pre-registration for the game, which it says will be out at some point before the end of the year. Though we don't have a release date yet, the fact that pre-registration is now open suggests that the game is launching soon.

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