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TA Top Five: Life Lessons Learned From Games
TA Top Five: Life Lessons Learned From Games

Life can be pretty tricky to navigate, and school really doesn't prepare us that well for its subtleties. Luckily, our virtual playgrounds can sometimes help fill in the gaps in our education. What have you learned from games?

Posted 27 days ago by Sam Quirke, 48 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: September 6th, 2016

This week we again get multiple sales running. On Deals with Gold, we get an Assassin's Creed focus. There's also a fairly sizeable sale for everyone on Bandai Namco titles, including many of their Backwards Compatible games.

Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 61 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: July 5th, 2016

The Ultimate Game Sale brings masses of discounts across titles new and old

Posted 3 months ago by Chewie, 100 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: April 26th, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold focuses very much on the Assassin's Creed series with every single console entry so far discounted, though unfortunately this does not also extend to DLC in most cases. There are other offerings too, including a "Captain America: Civil War" tie-in, EA sports discoun

Posted 6 months ago by Chewie, 66 comments

Trial Separation

In 2007, Ubisoft was a middle to major French publisher known mostly for Rayman, Prince of Persia, and its line of Tom Clancy-endorsed wartime shooters, like Rainbow Six, Splinter Cell, and Ghost Recon. Each of these was known for delivering at least a few worthy titles in their respective franchise

Posted 8 months ago by Mark Delaney, 94 comments

XBL Black Friday Sale Kicks Off

Black Friday may still be a week away but Microsoft is celebrating early by giving Gold members access to a massive list of discounts a week before everyone else. Many of these titles have seen (in s

Posted 11 months ago by Chewie, 125 comments

Initial Backwards Compatible Titles Revealed

Following several "leaked" fakes, the Xbox team has today officially unveiled the launch lineup of backwards compatible Xbox 360 games that'll be available on Xbox One when the New Xbox One Experienc

Posted 11 months ago by Mark Delaney, 265 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: September 8th, 2015

Five different franchises dominate the sales this week with discounts across games and DLC for Assassin's Creed, Battlefield, Evolve, The Crew and recent Games with Gold title Metro: Last Light. Stra

Posted 1 year ago by Chewie, 78 comments

TA Top Five: Scientists

Science plays a pretty big role in the narrative of many games. Few things make better sources of conflict than advanced science gone awry and few things make better resolutions to conflict than the

Posted 1 year ago by Jonathan Barnes, 105 comments

TA Top Five: Rivalries

As far back as I can remember, I've always hated Michigan. As an Ohio farmboy from the northwest part of the state, I was brought up in the prime battleground. A good portion of my classmates wore pu

Posted 1 year ago by Jonathan Barnes, 117 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: February 24th, 2015

In this week's Deals with Gold we get a handful of Assassin's Creed and Square Enix titles discounted on both consoles, including three that were previously "Games with Gold" freebies. There is no sp

Posted 1 year ago by Chewie, 97 comments

TA Top Five: Franchises That Could Switch Genres

Back in 2009, we had already seen three different Halo games with a fourth on the way in Halo 3: ODST. All of the games had been first person shooters and had (arguably) dominated the industry. Taske

Posted 1 year ago by Jonathan Barnes, 94 comments

TA Top Five: Cribs

Now that the recent season's festivities have ended and the whirlwind of social engagements and family obligations have been fulfilled, it is nice just to have some quiet time for oneself. A moment t

Posted 1 year ago by Andrew Ogley, 126 comments

TA Top Five: Possible Assassin's Creed Settings

This week has seen not one but two new entries in the popular Assassin's Creed series hit our consoles. Over the years, this series has seen us exploring a number of different historical eras and loc

Posted 1 year ago by Chewie, 130 comments

TA Top Five: Evil Corporations

Spoiler Warning: In the process of discussing the game's evil corporations, certain plot points which may spoil a story may be discussed. If you have not played a certain game on this list, read at

Posted 2 years ago by Dread Reaver, 88 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: September 30th, 2014 [UPDATE x2]

[UPDATE 2: SNK titles have now been added as a general sale. Also, Battlefield titles and DLC have been added as a Gold sale, linking to Battlefield: Bad Company 2 being the new "Games with Gold". [U

Posted 2 years ago by Chewie, 129 comments

TA Top Five: Outfits

If there's one thing I know, it's that I'm not Joan Rivers when it comes to judging style. If there's two things I know, it's that I'm not Joan Rivers and that I wouldn't want Joan Rivers weighing in

Posted 2 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 159 comments

TA Top Five: Unrequited Relationships

Valentine's Day has just recently passed us. The time in which couples, both young and old, are supposed to express their love for each other through candlelit dinners, chocolates, flowers, and other

Posted 2 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 69 comments

TA Top Five: Quotes

Movies are packed FULL of quotes that we love to repeat to one another. I'm sure that some of us could even quote an entire film, line for line, if we tried hard enough. From "I'll be back" to "Here'

Posted 2 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 225 comments

TA Top Five: Deadliest Protagonists

What pops into your mind when you hear the word "deadly"? Is it something crazy and insane? Or is it something more subtle; powerful, yet sneaky? How about if I told you a person was deadly? Many wou

Posted 2 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 125 comments

Game of the Generation - Results

Hey TA’ers! In our biggest voting event yet, we travelled through the life of the Xbox 360 and showcased the best it has to offer. The breathtaking stories of Commander Shepard, Marcus Fenix, Ezio Au

Posted 2 years ago by Clever Jake, 296 comments

TA Top Five: Games of 2009

We continue our journey through the life-cycle of the Xbox 360. The 2005/2006 launch titles were great for their time, but the Xbox 360 really started to gain momentum in 2007. Then we moved on to 20

Posted 2 years ago by Joshua Rust, 109 comments

Retail Releases: Week of November 5th, 2013

A wide range of gaming goodness hits the shelves this week. Needless to say that one particular game in this list will be flying to the top of the charts. The extremely successful Call of Duty franch

Posted 2 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 35 comments

Assassin's Creed Heritage Collection Announced

Ubisoft has announced the new Assassin's Creed Heritage Collection, an anthology that includes the first five games of the popular stealth adventure series in addition to two DLC's for Assassin's Cre

Posted 3 years ago by Cindy Minguez, 85 comments

The TA Top Five: Sequels - Part One

In film, sequels have a tendency of falling short of their predecessors. Often times, public opinion holds the original film in a series in the highest regard. Honestly, does anyone like the Scream s

Posted 3 years ago by Mark Delaney, 103 comments

Sales, Sales and More XBL Sales: July 16th, 2013

While Microsoft's "Special" sales don't happen every week, sometimes they try to make up for the lack of sales by having weeks with more reduced content than you can shake a stick at. This week we ha

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 116 comments

Assassin's Creed II Games With Gold Offer Now Live

While Defense Grid: The Awakening loses its free status, another game takes its place. You did remember to sharpen those blades, didn't you? Because as from today, Assassin's Creed II is now free unt

Posted 3 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 118 comments

Next "Games with Gold" Game Confirmed

There has been speculation as to when it was going to happen, but Assassin's Creed II has now been officially confirmed as the next title to get the special treatment, courtesy of the "Games with Gol

Posted 3 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 154 comments

Xbox 360 Not Forgotten at E3

Announced today during Microsoft’s Live Feed is a new, re-designed Xbox 360, available today. The smaller, sleeker design resembles the new Xbox One.

Posted 3 years ago by Cindy Minguez, 137 comments

Deal of the Week: March 19th, 2013

This week's Deal of the Week offers a 50% discount on a host of Ubisoft published XBLA titles and DLC packs and a 60% discount on NanaOn-Sha's, Haunt, from the Kinect Central sale. DLC • The Lost Arc

Posted 3 years ago by Dave Horobin, 79 comments

Ubisoft Publisher Sale is Now Live

Almost exactly a year ago, Microsoft ran a hefty sale on Ubisoft digital content. History is, in fact, repeating itself in this case as a large Ubisoft publisher sale is now available through the Mar

Posted 4 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 101 comments

Assassin's Creed Anthology Launch Trailer

The Assassin's Creed anthology releases tomorrow and to entice those of you who still haven't joined the Brotherhood ranks, the Grand Master has released a launch trailer in a last recruitment effort

Posted 4 years ago by Kendrene, 38 comments

Assassin's Creed Anthology Announced

The trend of video game anthologies continues! After the Mass Effect Bundle containing the complete adventures of Commander Shepard was announced, another iconic series is getting the anthology treat

Posted 4 years ago by Kendrene, 81 comments

TA Battle Royale Finals Are Set

Over a month ago, we set out to fill your slow gaming season with something fun to pass the time until big releases started to reappear in stores. Announcing the TA Battle Royale on August 6th, we ha

Posted 4 years ago by Mark Delaney, 121 comments

Ubisoft Officially Announces Assassin's Creed 3

In a move that will surprise no one, Ubisoft announced in a call with investors that Assassin's Creed 3 is already in production and is set for an October 30th, 2012 release. http://www.trueachieveme

Posted 4 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 217 comments

Xbox LIVE Ubisoft Sale

Microsoft has started a sale of Ubisoft items on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace. The sale covers Arcade games, DLC, Games on Demand and avatar items. There is no word on the duration of this sale, but it

Posted 5 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 98 comments

Assassin's Creed: Revelations Launch Trailer

Continuing the confusing trend of launch trailers days before launch, here's the latest from Ubisoft's upcoming smash hit, Assassin's Creed: Revelations We've brought you the official story trailer,

Posted 5 years ago by DavieMarshall, 34 comments

Assassin's Creed: Revelations 'Red Hands' Trailer

The intertwined tales of Ezio, Altair and Desmond are converging on a glorious climax in Assassin's Creed: Revelations. Ubisoft has released another techno-backed trailer for their upcoming conclusio

Posted 5 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 38 comments

Extreme Shopping Sale on Xbox LIVE

Microsoft has started an Extreme Shopping Sale on Xbox LIVE today, with discounts on Arcade games, DLC add-ons, avatar clothing and a theme. The sale on these items will last until October 4th. In ad

Posted 5 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 120 comments

Assassin's Creed Encyclopedia Dev Diary

The robust world that Ubisoft Montreal created for the Assassin's Creed series is one normally only found in deep RPGs. The templars, the assassins, Abstergo Industries, conspiracies, ancient civiliz

Posted 5 years ago by Mark Delaney, 38 comments

Ubisoft Committed to Film Adaptations

Back in May, it was reported that Ubisoft had purchased a movie studio and wanted to make adaptations of some of their popular franchises. In fact, their "Ubisoft Movie Studio" will not be producing

Posted 5 years ago by Mark Delaney, 38 comments

Assassin's Creed: Revelations Screenshots

Ezio, Altair, and Desmond are back this fall in Ubisoft's fourth console installment to their mystery-shrouded, award-winning franchise, Assassin's Creed. Yesterday, we brought you the new gameplay t

Posted 5 years ago by Mark Delaney, 41 comments

Upcoming Deal of the Week Put To A Vote

Last year, Microsoft ran a promotion inviting Gold members to vote for the deal they wanted to see featured in a future Deal of the Week. Apparently Microsoft has decided to run this promotion again

Posted 5 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 122 comments

Assassin's Creed Ascendance Detailed

A couple of days ago, UbiWorkshop--a branch of Ubisoft Montreal that creates short movies, artbooks, artworks, and comics that expand on Ubisoft properities--teased on their blog a work called "Secre

Posted 6 years ago by Perpalicious, 45 comments

Assassin's Creed Brotherhood Soundtrack Release

If I said Jesper Kyd, would you know who I was referring to? You wouldn't? Well he's the driving force behind the award winning soundtrack to your favourite assassin orientated games, and a BAFTA win

Posted 6 years ago by DavieMarshall, 35 comments

Assassin's Creed Arrives on Facebook

Ubisoft have launched their Assassin's Creed game on social networking site Facebook. Named Project Legacy, it is a training simulator for Templar company Abstergo Industries. You use action points t

Posted 6 years ago by The Splintercat, 31 comments

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Trailer

If you're looking forward to the next in the Assassin's Creed series, you're going to really enjoy the new two minute trailer that's floating around the web. The emphasis of the trailer is on the com

Posted 6 years ago by DavieMarshall, 44 comments

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Multiplayer Video

Call it the Friday haze. Between Gears 2 XP boosting (with some really nice people, minus Ando0420) and the hot and humid hell-ish summer day (we like to think it is normal in Pittsburgh), I just can

Posted 6 years ago by dropK1CK ninJA, 47 comments

Deal of the Week: July 19th, 2010

Great deals this week for big Assassin's Creed fans, not so much for Achievement fans. This week's DotW sees a price drop on both of Assassin's Creed II's DLCs and two of the game's items on the Avat

Posted 6 years ago by zigs00, 39 comments