Skull and Bones Currently Unavailable to Pre-Order via PS Store, Refunds Issued

Skull and Bones, the long-in-development nautical nastiness simulator from Ubisoft has hit another squall, with reports that the PS Store has automatically refunded some customers’ pre-orders. Further, as of the time of this writing, pre-orders on the PS Store have been disabled for the title, with potential pirates only available to wishlist the title and … Read more

Ubisoft Makes Nintendo Exclusive 100% Free

Ubisoft has made a former Nintendo exclusive 100% free to download. The only catch is that if you’re on console — whether Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, or Xbox Series X — you’re out of luck as the free codes for the game have been limited to PC because the offer … Read more

8 Shooter MMO Games To Keep An Eye On In 2023

Gunplay intermixed with MMO progression systems makes for an addicting action-packed time-sinker. In 2023, many games within the genre will see several rounds of new content while others approach their planned release dates. This list won’t cover every nook and cranny when it comes to these games but rather give you several titles to keep … Read more

Discounts On Lego, Resident Evil, More

Image: WB Games / NetherRealm This week, all at once, a perfect storm of deals, discounts, and sales has hit the Nintendo Switch eShop. Batten down the hatches, open up your wallets, and check out some of these limited-time deals, including massive savings on numerous Lego titles, Mortal Kombat games, and hits from Capcom, Ubisoft, … Read more

Ubisoft CEO Apologises For Internal Comments After Weak Software Sales

Image: Ubisoft Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has reportedly apologised to staff for a recent comment in which he stated that “the ball is in your court” regarding getting the major publisher back on track. As reported by Kotaku, Guillemot took part in a company-wide Q&A session with Ubisoft staff and opened the meeting by apologising … Read more

Assassin’s Creed Devs Grill Boss On Chasing Trends And Layoffs

Photo: Christian Petersen (Getty Images) Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot faced tough questions from some exhausted and fed-up staff about recent missteps and future plans in a company-wide Q&A session on Wednesday. The meeting comes just a week after the Assassin’s Creed publisher announced new cancellations, delays, and cost-cutting measures, and told employees “the ball is … Read more

Ubisoft Employees Asked To Strike Over CEO’s Comments, Pay

Assassin’s Creed: SyndicateScreenshot: Ubisoft Ubisoft hasn’t had the best couple of years. A string of flops and disappointments means the company isn’t in the best shape as it heads into 2023, so in an attempt to get everyone firing last week CEO Yves Guillemot sent an email to staff telling them “The ball is in … Read more

Ubisoft’s Skull And Bones Delays: The Complete Decade-Long Saga

Image: Ubisoft / Kotaku Skull And Bones started life as a multiplayer-focused expansion for 2013’s excellent Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Then it expanded into a bigger, MMO-like pirate game of its own. A decade later, and following its 2017 reveal and multiple delays, Ubisoft’s online pirate sim is still missing. And just yesterday, Skull … Read more

Beyond Good & Evil 2 Still In Development, Claims Ubisoft

Screenshot: Ubisoft After Ubisoft recently announced they had been swinging the axe Barbarian-style, it was assumed by many that any hope of the infinitely-delayed Beyond Good & Evil 2 could now be put to rest. Seven games were canned in the last six months, along with yet another delay for the beleaguered Skull & Bones, … Read more