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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

2016: The Year of the Video Game Movie?

I've been trying to get to the movies for several weeks now, but every time I look at the lineup of titles currently in theaters, I'm left disenchanted. Where have all the good movies gone? I guess when it's not quite summer and several months past award season, we're left with a dearth of movies wo

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 66 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

Original Assassin's Creed Headlines New Backwards Compatible Games

Just days after the news that Alan Wake, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, and Pac-Man had become backwards compatible on the Xbox One, Microsoft has announced that three more titles have now joined the roster. In the latest batch, we have two games featuring the voice acting talents of Nolan Nort

Posted 7 months ago by Marc Caccamise, 80 comments

Mainline Assassin's Creed Games Skipping 2016

Annualized franchises often feature two things: commercial success and very vocal critics. Games like Call of Duty and Assassin's Creed release like clockwork and consistently bring in mountainous pi

Posted 8 months ago by Mark Delaney, 78 comments

I'm Getting Too Old For This

Something of which gamers can always eagerly anticipate is a generous offering of end of the year releases. For me, that usually means one to three new games on my Christmas wishlist. I’m usually luc

Posted 8 months ago by Mark Delaney, 268 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: Period Pieces

Sometimes video games take players to fully realized fantasy realms of dark sorcery and dragons. Other times they transport us far into the future to dystopian cyberpunk worlds where man and machine

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 91 comments

TA Top 5: Achievement Types That Ruin Good Lists

As we enjoy the Memorial Day weekend here in the States, there are some of us that will be dedicating a little bit of our extra free time to the pursuit of Gamerscore (so long as we’re not in a food

Posted 1 year ago by Michelle Balsan, 262 comments

TA Top Five: Fake Inventions

The absolute best thing about video games, along with other forms of narrative media, is that they craft incredible fictional worlds. These worlds have no bounds on when or where they exist, or wheth

Posted 1 year ago by Marc Caccamise, 99 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: March 10th, 2015

Two weeks ago we got a handful of Assassin's Creed titles discounted in the Deals with Gold and this week sees the rest get their prices dropped. As well as those offers, we get a handful of other t

Posted 1 year ago by Chewie, 137 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

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: 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

TA Top Five: Sound Effects

Many of us have that friend (or maybe you ARE that friend) who has some instantly-recognizable video game sound as their text messaging tone. The amazing thing about hearing that coin noise from Supe

Posted 2 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 131 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: Games of 2007

In our ongoing quest to highlight some of the best games of this past generation, here is our "Top Five" list of most-notable Xbox 360 games from 2007. After an admirable, but not stellar, launch win

Posted 2 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 101 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

TA Top Five: Pointless Collectibles

Collectibles. Just the utterance of that one word causes even the best gaming veterans to shudder whenever it enters their ears. Collectibles are one of those video game nuisances that we gamers simp

Posted 3 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 276 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

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

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

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

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

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