Far Cry 6 Game Of The Year Edition Leaked, We Have Questions

image: Ubisoft An image found on the backend of the Xbox online store seems to reveal that Ubisoft is gearing up to launch a “Game Of The Year Upgrade Pass” for Far cry 6. That’s…fine, I guess, but it raises the question: Which site out there thought it was the best game of 2021 and … Read more

Ubisoft’s Big Pirate Game Stuck In Dev Hell Gets Delayed Again

image: Ubisoft Ubisoft faces another massive delay. Earlier this year it what Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora. Now it’s Skull and Bonesthe Assassin’s Creed publisher’s only major case blockbuster. Previously set to come out in November, two sources familiar with the game’s development now tell kotaku it’s been delayed again. Ubisoft confirmed as much shortly after … Read more

One Of The Biggest Reasons To Play Destiny 2 Is Bugged Now

image: Bungie/Kotaku There have been a fair number of complaints about destiny 2‘s Season of Plunder, but for the most part I’ve been having a blast. So it’s a major bummer that one of the main reasons to play right now appears bugged for the second week in a row. An upgrade that’s key to … Read more

Netflix is ​​opening a video game studio in Finland as part of latest pivot into gaming

CNN Business — It began by mailing out DVDs, then evolved to become a production and streaming powerhouse. Now Netflix appears to be making its next big bet on the future of gaming. The streaming giant is building its first in-house video game studio in Helsinki, Finland, as it expands its empire over mobile games, … Read more

Assassin’s Creed Boss Seems Clueless On Ubisoft’s Toxic Culture

photo: Christian Peterson (Getty Images) in a new interview with la press, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot appeared to say that toxicity in the games industry comes from necessary “friction” in the creative process. The implication was that it was almost inescapable. Two years into a workplace reckoning over sexual harassment, misconduct, and browbeating at the … Read more

How Bungie’s 15 Year Old Shooter Defined Triple-A Games

image: Microsoft/Bungie These days, the Blockbuster Game, a release from a major publisher that’s hoping to be an event that occupies everyone’s attention and Game of the Year discussions, is an institution. It’s easy to tell what such a game is in its current state, as it’s typically about fathers trying to connect with their … Read more

River City Girls Zero’s Fresh Coat Of Paint Isn’t Quite Enough

Images taken moments before disaster. image: WayForward / Arc System Works We might have to wait a little while longer before we can ora ora ora our way into River City Girls 2but beat ’em up fans can satiate their hunger by time-warping into the rerelease of a much older game from the ’90s, now … Read more

Apex Legends Devs Are Sick Of Players Harassing Them

Respawn Entertainment took to Twitter this week with a statement condemning the “increased harassment” its employees have faced over the variety of issues plaguing the popular battle royale shooter Apex Legends. In the statement, Respawn said that while it “loves hearing feedback” from the community, attacking developers isn’t healthy constructive criticism. The studio continued saying … Read more

You can’t go home again—but you can Return To Monkey Island

image: Devolver Digital every friday, AV Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend? I end up writing about … Read more

Breath Of The Wild 2

image: Nintendo / Kotaku Nintendo, ever the iconoclasts, chose the most recent Nintendo Direct to announce not the GameCube zelda remakes we’re certain they’ve already finished, nor any information about the upcoming Mario moviebut instead to surprise-reveal the official title of Breath of the Wild 2 . It what The Legend Of Zelda: Tears of … Read more