Ghost Recon: Wildlands is exactly what Ubisoft’s storied shooter franchise needed to be reinvigorated.
It doesn’t always dance gracefully with the craft of battle, but For Honor is a game that harnesses some of the most impactful melee combat we’ve seen.
These are the can’t-miss co-op and multiplayer titles expected this year: the top 10 most anticipated multiplayer games of 2017.
Today in 2010, we joined Ezio and Desmond Miles once again as the former fought to restore the Assassin’s Guild to its former glory in Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood.
Some specters from the previous game still exist, particularly in combat and a bit in driving, but Watch Dogs 2 improves on the original game in every way that counts.
It was on this day in 2003 that players went undercover in Beyond Good & Evil as Jade to unravel an oppressive alien plot and save the world of Hillys.
After persistent rumors and a few leaks Watch Dogs 2 was finally revealed just before E3 2016, moving the franchise from the urban jungle of Chicago to the sunny skies of San Francisco. With a new locale comes a new main character in Marcus Holloway, a hacker working in collaboration with the Anonymous-esque group called DedSec from the first game. Both the new face and the new digs bring a lot of improvements to the previous game, as my hands-on demo at Ubisoft’s booth can attest.
South Park: The Fractured But Whole is shaping up to be the same kind of extended and interactive episode of the popular TV show as its predecessor The Stick of Truth.
The anchor of Ubisoft’s E3 2015 press conference was a wild four-player co-op experience, with a team of special agents infiltrating a cartel base. That game was Ghost Recon: Wildlands, and since then we’ve not heard a lot about the game. That all changed at this year’s E3, where the game not only have major stage time during the 2106 Ubi conference, but a playable demo was available at the Ubi booth. A trio of media and I suited up and joined a member of the dev team on a secret Ghost Recon mission, and I’m very intrigued by what I played.
At E3 2015 Ubisoft debuted For Honor, a brand new action game focusing on the brutal art of swordfighting. The knights, vikings, and samurai of this war-torn world dazzled me during that show, giving me high hopes that this year’s E3 would give me even more epic sword battles to feast upon. Ubisoft happily obliged, introducing a brand new chapter in the game’s campaign mode and letting me once again take up my sword against the enemy hordes, and I left E3 2016 just as high on For Honor as I had the year before.