Shawn Smit

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An Illustrated Guide To Why I Can't Stop Playing Assassin's Creed

I have once again returned to an <i>Assassin’s Creed</i> game and found great things. Specifically, I have learned a lot about open-world video games, how …

Assassin's Creed

Comic-Con 2015: Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Features More Modern Gameplay Than Unity

When most people think of <i>Assassin’s Creed</i>, they picture parkour-aided murders performed by hooded badasses in lavish historical settings. However, …

The coolest things to see and do at San Diego Comic-Con

While the main event takes place in the Convention Center, there's plenty to see and do around the Gaslamp district.<p>From parkour obstacle courses to a pop-up carnival, check out the best the Con has to offer.

San Diego

Assassin's Creed: Syndicate will tighten up Unity's navigation and self-defenestrations

It’s one aspect in which Assassin’s Creed: Unity felt a little too true to life - its windows didn’t feel like they were designed for hooded maniacs …


What We Want To See At E3 2016

With E3 2015 done and dusted, we're all looking at what the future holds for games. But this year's expo focused on the immediate future--the games releasing this holiday season, and early next year. So what's in store for us beyond that? What could we be seeing at E3 2016? Here is everything that …


'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt' Review: Into The Great Wide Open

Geralt of Rivia’s final chapter, and developer CD Projekt RED’s last dance with the famous Witcher, is at once a triumph of game design and a massive disappointment.<p><i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i> may be the best open-world game ever made—at least in terms of quest structure—but it’s held back by clunky …

The Witcher

Where On Earth Is GTA 5's Story DLC?

In 2013, <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> set a seemingly untouchable day one sales recording, bringing in an $800M haul in 24 hours for Take-Two. Since then, the various versions of <i>GTA 5</i> have sold more than 50 million copies, putting it behind only <i>Tetris, Wii Sports</i> and <i>Minecraft</i> in terms of lifetime total …

Grand Theft Auto

Xbox One Boss Talks Challenges and Opportunities for Backwards Compatibility

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has shared new details about one of the Xbox One's most anticipated upcoming features: backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games.<p>In a series of tweets, Spencer answered a range of fan questions about the new feature, which is currently in testing for Preview members and is …


Metal Gear Solid 5 Playable Publicly for First Time at Gamescom 2015

Konami on Monday announced its plans for Europe's big gaming convention, Gamescom, confirming that it will bring Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 to the show. What's particularly noteworthy here is that this will be the first time both games are playable to the …

Metal Gear