The real-world history that inspired Assassin's Creed and its story

The Assassin's Creed series by Ubisoft has been praised by many fans for its integrations of historical events into its fictional plot. But did you know that the Assassins themselves were based directly on a real world organization?

Vivendi reportedly moving towards Ubisoft takeover this year

French conglomerate Vivendi is reportedly moving planning a hostile takeover bid of Assassin's Creed publisher Ubisoft later this year.

Ubisoft's Steep will merge winter action sports with open world gameplay in December

Ubisoft has announced Steep, a new take on the action sports game genre. It will feature winter sports like skiing, snowboarding and more in a vast open world environment. It's due sometime in December.

For Honor slices its way to a Feb. 14, 2017 launch for your Valentine's Day gift needs

Ubisoft's historical melee-based action game For Honor will be released on February 14, 2017 for the PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

South Park: Fractured But Whole coming Dec. 6; pre-orders get The Stick of Truth for free

Ubisoft announced as part of their E3 2016 that South Park: Fractured But Whole, the next game in the RPG series based on the South Park TV show, will be out on December 6. Pre-orders for the game at can get South Park: The Stick of Truth for free.

Ubisoft's press event live at E3 2016

Ubisoft will begin its E3 2016 press event starting at 4 p.m. Eastern time (1 p.m. Pacific time) in Los Angeles and we will be there to report on what will be shown by the game publisher.

The Division takes center stage in this week's Ubisoft Humble Bundle

Humble Bundle is once again offering an Ubisoft-themed bundle of games, with The Division taking center stage at the top of the stack.

This Week in Xbox - Ubisoft takeover fears, 'Alan Wake's Return' and more!

This week we're looking at a probable hostile takeover attempt on Ubisoft, microtransactions in The Division, an Alan Wake trademark registration and more! Join us in the comment section for a chance to win Far Cry Primal for Xbox One!

This Week in Xbox - Aaron Greenberg on Quantum Break, Rocket League, Watch Dogs 2

Welcome to another week in Xbox One news! This time, we're looking at Aaron Greenberg's comments on Quantum Break hitting PC, a chat with Psyonix on Rocket League and snippets from Ubisoft's financials. Join us in the comments for a chance to win Dying Light: The Following Enhanced Edition for Xbox One!

Ubisoft sees higher revenue from Xbox One players over PlayStation 4

Ubisoft's latest earnings report suggests that the publisher sees greater revenue from the average Xbox One player over the PlayStation 4.

Latest Far Cry Primal trailer details brutal combat in a savage Stone Age world

Ubisoft has revealed a lengthy trailer detailing Far Cry Primal's features ahead of its February 23rd launch. Craft brutal weapons, tame wild beasts and rebuild your tribe in an unforgiving Stone Age world, coming soon to Xbox One and PC.

Navigating depth, difficulty and the Dark Zone in The Division's Xbox One beta

Join us for a look at Tom Clancy's The Division, an ambitious connected RPG shooter gunning for your attention this March.

Pre-order The Division in this week's Ubisoft Humble Bundle

Looking forward to The Division but have yet to place a pre-order? The Humble Bundle deal for this week has you covered with a select of Ubisoft games. Should you pay out $75 or more to charity you'll be able to pre-order Tom Clancy's upcoming title too.

You'll be able to buy Tom Clancy's: The Division with a 1TB Xbox One bundle

Microsoft has revealed a new Xbox One bundle, that will launch alongside Tom Clancy's The Division on March 8th. The bundle is now available for pre-order from the Microsoft Store.

Rainbow Six: Siege review: an exceptional FPS held back by its flaws

Ubisoft's latest entry to the Rainbow Six franchise delivers a unique multiplayer experience, with exhilarating gameplay and flawless presentation. Sadly, some aspects of the game's surrounding ecosystem taints an otherwise great competitive shooter.

The latest trailer for Tom Clancy's The Division emphasises RPG gameplay in a desolate NYC

The latest trailer for Tom Clancy's The Division shows off the journey you'll take as an agent in the abandoned ruins of New York City.

Report: 'Assassin's Creed Empire' will launch in 2017, Watch Dogs 2 in 2016

A new report states that 'Assassin's Creed Empire' will reboot the franchise in 2017, with Watch Dogs 2 filling the gap in Ubisoft's 2016 holiday line up.

This Week in Xbox One News - Halo 5 on PC? Kojima leaves Konami? Quantum Break too easy?

Welcome to our weekly ICYMI for Xbox news! This week we're looking at the possibility of Halo 5 on PC, Ubisoft's new shareholder, fresh details about Quantum Break, and Hideo Kojima's "vacation" from Konami and more!

Ubisoft @ E3 2015: The Division, Assassin's Creed Syndicate, Rainbow Six Siege and "a few big surprises"

Ubisoft has outlined their plans for E3 2015, which promises to include a 'host of fan favourites' and 'a few big surprises'.

Out This Week on Xbox One: Game of Thrones and The Crew

Hope you all are still enjoying Thanksgiving leftovers, and hopefully some of you are eagerly awaiting packages for the gadgets and games you splurged on during Black Friday. So to help you get rid of that itch to play with something new, we have two games launching this week on Xbox One. The games are Game of Thrones, and The Crew. Keep on reading for more info on the games.