Four Hours With Watch Dogs: Legion, A Game That Might Be Too Timely For Its Own Good
Jul12

Four Hours With Watch Dogs: Legion, A Game That Might Be Too Timely For Its Own Good

Bands of protesters begging apathetic passersby to rise up. Officers detaining and brutalizing people, seemingly without cause. Fresh graffiti alluding to a dizzying array of injustices: xenophobia, the surveillance state, war. The first thing that struck me about Watch Dogs: Legion is that, despite a multi-year… Read...

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Everything Ubisoft Announced Today During Its Not-E3 Event
Jul12

Everything Ubisoft Announced Today During Its Not-E3 Event

Today, Ubisoft hosted its not-E3 event, “Ubisoft Forward.” Though the event was ostensibly about games, it was impossible to ignore the recent upheaval surrounding the French publisher. Read more…

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Everything We Learned About Assassin’s Creed Valhalla After Playing It
Jul12

Everything We Learned About Assassin’s Creed Valhalla After Playing It

Last Tuesday, I played a preview build of this fall’s Assassin’s Creed Valhalla for three hours by streaming it directly from one of Ubisoft’s computers. That’s how Ubisoft is doing E3-style previews this summer. It’s useful. Three hours is a lot of time to spend with a game that’s not even out yet, but it’s also… Read...

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‘Shop Contest: Digital Giancarlo Esposito
Jul12

‘Shop Contest: Digital Giancarlo Esposito

Oops! Far Cry 6 has leaked a little bit ahead of the official reveal, which is happening later today. Now we know that Giancarlo Esposito is the bad guy. So let’s have some fun with this digital Esposito! Read more…

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Ubisoft Says It Won’t Address Misconduct Issues During Today’s Digital Showcase
Jul12

Ubisoft Says It Won’t Address Misconduct Issues During Today’s Digital Showcase

Ubisoft’s big gaming showcase event today will be full of hype for upcoming Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry releases, but it won’t mention the stream of allegations, resignations and overall upheaval happening as a result of weeks of reports about sexual misconduct across many parts of the publisher. Read...

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Sunday Comics: I Have To Be There!
Jul12

Sunday Comics: I Have To Be There!

Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon. Read more…

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