Ubisoft has confirmed that their next Assassin’s Creed game, Assassin’s Creed Unity has been delayed. Thankfully, the release date has only gone back two weeks, and now matches up with Assassin’s Creed Rogue, meaning the games will launch on the same day. Both Unity and Rogue will launch Nov 11 in North America and Nov 13 in Europe and Australasia.
Mutton Chop Game Critiques is a show where I look at video games past and and present and grade them as academically as possible based on the narrative, the aesthetics, the gameplay, and how the game make one feel through those three aspects combined. This week, I’m looking at Plants vs Zombies!
September’s PlayStation Plus games have been announced. PS4, PS3 and Vita owners will get six games in total, two of which are free on release day.
Yesterday, Nintendo UK unveiled two upcoming DLC packs for the Wii U’s Mario Kart 8. Not only will these packs feature new playable characters from both within and outside of Mario Kart’s traditional pool of characters from the Mario franchise, but each pack will also feature eight new courses (that’s sixteen new tracks total or four new cups).
As of today, we now have the pre-order information for the DLC’s North American release.
Nintendo and Tecmo Koei’s Hyrule Warriors, which has been available in Japan since earlier this month, will receive a much-needed updated on September 1st. However, besides simply providing a fix for some of the game’s bugs, the update will also include a new challenge mode, the ability to change the background music during play, and a new weapon.
Inti Creates and Keiji Inafune’s Azure Striker: Gunvolt is coming to the eShop this Friday for the Nintendo 3DS. Anyone that purchases the game within the first three months of its initial release will recieve a code to redeem Mighty Gunvolt for free. Watch the trailer after the jump.
With the popularity of the indie genre taking off pretty well on the PlayStation 4, it should come as no surprise that Don’t Starve is coming to the Vita. Klei Entertainment has been dropping subtle hints that it was on the way, but they’ve finally announced an official date along with some other goodies involving those who are going to purchase the game, or already have on the PlayStation 4.
With Destiny officially complete, Bungie has come out and clarified some of the things that are contained within the final product. In the most recent weekly update, its clarified that players will be able to transfer weapons between each of their characters, but trading with friends is not an option. The exact reasoning for this is they’ve felt players need to earn these things and build their own legend. Bungie’s Community Manager, David Dague, had this to say when asked if there was going to be trading:
Nintendo UK’s official site has posted listings for two new DLC packs for Mario Kart 8, which will include new characters, vehicles, and tracks from games outside the Mario franchise.
A new video from Joystiq has given us a close-up of a few of the voice actors utilizing their talents in Bethesda’s upcoming horror game, The Evil Within. The most notable of which being Jackie Earle Haley – voice of the antihero Rorschach in Watchmen – and Jennifer Carpenter, who plays Debra Morgan – the sister of everyone’s favorite serial killer – in Dexter.
Fittingly, Haley will take on the role of The Evil Within‘s sinister villain, while Carpenter will voice Judi Kidman, a junior detective who works alongside the game’s player protagonist, Sebastian Castellanos, voiced by Anson Mount. Make the jump to view an exclusive video of the actors at work.
The Pokemon gaming franchise has moved many different directions from its roots as an RPG. Spin-offs have included puzzle games, card games, dungeon crawlers and more, but now the franchise has entered the fighting genre.
A number of Super Smash Bros. leaks surfaced a few days ago, showing a number of new characters and stages. In the form of both images and video, this was, by far, the most convincing leak that has surfaced for the game to date. A new installment in this story has occurred today, being that Nintendo has flagged all of the videos, disallowing them from being viewed.