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The Division: Fun despite Ubisoft’s best efforts

The Division: Fun despite Ubisoft’s best efforts

In one short week (or less, depending when you read this), the tactical 3rd person shooter/RPG/open world game Tom Clancy’s The Division will be hitting shelves and digital storefronts worldwide. For those of you who’ve been living under a rock for the past four years, here’s the deal. The Division is a curious undertaking. It was originally planned to be more or less a sandbox MMO in the same style as Bungie’s much-maligned Destiny was intended to be, and The Division has been through just as many feature cuts, revisions and delays as Destiny. But it’s still somehow managed to keep the interest of Console and PC gamers alike, [...]

March 3, 2016 Laserus Varia 3

CAN’T F*CKIN’ WAIT: Rainbow Six: Siege

CAN’T F*CKIN’ WAIT: Rainbow Six: Siege

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is an upcoming first person shooter by Ubisoft., which was announced at E3 in 2014. The game uses Ubisoft’s AnvilNext game engine, and is the first game in theRainbow Six franchise since Rogue Spear not to use Epic’s UnrealEngine. It is considered to be the successor to Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Patriots, which was cancelled. Siege’s multiplayer is a 5-on-5 competitive game in which the terrorist team fortifies a defensible room which the Rainbow operative team then has to breach, with matches typically lasting just three minutes. Players who rescue hostages during hostage missions gain additional points, which encourages teams [...]

December 26, 2014 J.J. Costello CAN'T F*CKIN' WAIT, News 0

CAN’T F*CKIN’ WAIT: The Division

CAN’T F*CKIN’ WAIT: The Division

Tom Clancy’s The Division is an upcoming third-person shooter developed by Ubisoft under the Tom Clancy brand for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Announced during Ubisoft’s E3 2013 press conference, the game utilizes the Snowdrop engine to craft an open-world, multiplayer RPG set in a world devastated by a deadly pathogen. Players will have to fight enemy factions, loot abandoned buildings and level up as they explore a ravaged New York City. “A devastating pandemic sweeps through New York City, and one by one, basic services fail. In only days, without food or water, society collapses into chaos.” The Division is [...]

December 12, 2014 J.J. Costello CAN'T F*CKIN' WAIT, News 1

Splinter Cell Blacklist Teaser

Splinter Cell Blacklist Teaser

In this world premiere trailer for Splinter Cell Blacklist,  we see some of the new technologies and bits of information about Sam Fisher and the Fourth Echelon. Game Overview The United States has a military presence in two thirds of the countries around the world. A group of 12 have had enough and initiate a terror ultimatum called the Blacklist – a deadly countdown of escalating terrorist attacks on US interests. Sam Fisher is the leader of the newly formed Fourth Echelon unit: a clandestine unit that answers solely to the President of the United States. Sam and his team [...]

August 1, 2012 J.J. Costello Varia 0

Rainbow Six Patriots = Intense Sh*t

Rainbow Six Patriots = Intense Sh*t

Franchise Returns with Gripping New Storyline, Missions and Multiplayer Experience In case you missed it, Ubisoft announced the development of the latest edition in its best-selling Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6 franchise, Rainbow 6 Patriots. Developed by Ubisoft Montreal with the support of Ubisoft Toronto and Ubisoft Red Storm, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6 Patriots revolves around a single-player storyline that captures the reality of modern-day terrorism and allows players to experience it from multiple characters’ perspectives. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6 Patriots is due for release on the Xbox 360® PlayStation®3 and PC in 2013. In this installment, Team Rainbow face a [...]

July 16, 2012 J.J. Costello Impressions, XP4T Exclusives 0