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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has earned over $1 billion, free trial coming next week

In its Q3 2022 call to investors, Ubisoft announced Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is the most lucrative release in the Assassin’s Creed series to date. According to Ubisoft co-founder and CEO Yves Guillemot, revenue for the game surpassed $1 billion as of December 2021. It is the first game in the series to reach such a sum. The game has been a big hit since it was released in 2020, and during its first week of availability, it sold-through more units than any other Assassin’s Creed game during the same period. It is also the top-selling Ubisoft PC launch ever, driven…

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The Danny Trejo missions are officially back in Far Cry 6

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. The missions were previously accidentally released unfinished before being pulled. Ubisoft announced today that the two DLC missions in Far Cry 6 featuring Hollywood icon Danny Trejo that were previously pulled are back and in complete form, adding to the already content-rich first-person open world shooter. Out today, the free update allows players to team with Trejo in two sequential missions. “Danny & Dani vs. Everybody” is a new Yaran story where “players will need to prevent Antón Castillo’s forces…

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Riders Republic review: an open-world racing game that lets you do whatever you want

A massive open world playground with a blend of many different disciplines, Riders Republic is a game that doesn’t take itself too seriously, puts fun first and lets you decide how and what you want to progress. Riders Republic starts with a multisport race at the very beginning that serves as a teaser as to what you can expect from the game. It’s high octane, fast and frantic, and once you’ve configured your controls you are shown to the hub area, Riders Ridge. You’ll meet two very enthusiastic characters that’ll be your guides for the rest of the game (they…

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Riders Republic Year 1 roadmap contains all sorts of free and paid content

There will be plenty of things to do in the game. Ubisoft has revealed the roadmap for the first year of post-release content for Riders Republic. The content includes free seasonal content and exclusive content for Year 1 Pass owners and will feature four different seasons with unique themes. It kicks off on day one with the Grand Opening Pre-Season. Players can participate in the game’s launch celebration by playing multiplayer modes Mass Race, Tricks Battle, Free for All, and Versus. They will also unlock exclusive rewards through weekly challenges. Year 1 Pass owners will be able to explore the…

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Top 7 games releasing in October – FIFA 22, Far Cry 6, Metroid Dread, and more

We highlight the biggest games coming to consoles and PC in October 2021. October 2021 looks set to be one of the best months of the year to date in terms of new video game releases. We’re into the big holiday buying season, so some of the biggest publishers are releasing their tentpole games. Check out the video above to get a good look at our seven highlights for October, and also a rundown of the best of the rest, which is actually a pretty good list too. This is just October, so of course more games are coming. You…

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Far Cry 6: release date, pre-orders, trailer, gameplay, and more

Far Cry 6, like all its past iterations, is a game about war. This installation takes place on the fictional Caribbean island Yara, which has fallen from a state of island beauty to wartime horror. Dani Rojas, a military dropout, joins a guerilla resistance force to fight against the island’s dictatorship.Ubisoft originally said it wasn’t political. A blog post on the developer’s site later admitted that the political aspects of the game were intended. But, like the hesitance to admit the game’s politicalness might suggest, there’s a unique, mature story behind the game that overrides any real-life political event it might…

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Assassins Creed Valhalla’s rather large Title Update 1.2.1 is out now

The large Title Update 1.2.1 for Assassin’s Creed Vahalla has been released.The update for Assassins Creed Valhalla is available on all respective platforms.Watch on YouTubeToday’s Title Update adds support for Wrath of the Druids, preparing the game for the expansion’s release on May 13.New skills added include Cold Rage, Eye of the North, and Intense Rage.  You can also expect various gameplay improvements, balancing, and issues addressed with Quests, World Events, and Side Activities.Issues have also been addressed with Graphics, Audio, Animation, River Raids, Jomsvikings, and more.You can read the full notes for the Title Update below.The game is available on Xbox Series…

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Ghostrunner free and paid DLC drops today, physical edition coming to Switch

A free game mode and the paid Metal Ox Pack for Ghostrunner were released today.Today’s new content for the first-person cyberpunk parkour action Ghostrunner includes the free update Kill Run Mode.In Kill Run Mode, players slay enemies to add seconds to the timer, dash through sections in Dharma Tower as quickly as possible, and hit new heights on the leaderboards. Players can also capture photos with Photo Mode.Watch on YouTubePaid content consists of the Metal Ox Pack, which celebrates the Year of the Ox with four new swords and gloves modeled after the Confucian principles and virtues of benevolence, justice,…

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Amazon announce cloud gaming service Luna

Of course Amazon is launching a cloud gaming service. How did I not see this coming? Amazon Luna is the company’s upcoming service for playing games on most of your favorite screens via subscription packages to different libraries. They’ve opened applications to the early access version of the service currently available in mainland United States. (more…)

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Amazon announces its cloud gaming service, Luna

Today, Amazon revealed Luna, its new cloud gaming service which has been in the works since 2019.Amazon Luna was announced today, and allows you to stream games without “lengthy downloads, updates, or complicated configurations.”Early Access is now open in the US and you can request an invitation through here.Luna allows you to play on one screen and pick up and continue on another. At launch it will be available on Fire TV, PC, and Mac as well as on apps for iPhone and iPad, with Android coming soon.Players can subscribe to the Luna+ game channel, which offers games such  Resident Evil…