Arsalan Skowronski

8 Flips | 1 Magazine | 18 Likes | @arsalanskow5nac | Keep up with Arsalan Skowronski on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Arsalan Skowronski”

Hacker Group Claims Credit For Taking Xbox Live Offline

Users are having trouble signing into Xbox Live, and hacker group Lizard Squad is taking credit. While Microsoft's service status page doesn’t report any problems, Xbox owners on Twitter are reporting issues, and I personally have been getting a 8015909 error code whenever I’ve tried to sign in. …

'Far Cry 4' Has A Brilliant Alternate Ending That Makes The Game Last 15 Minutes

I haven’t exactly been Ubisoft’s biggest cheerleader over the course of this past week, between Assassin’s Creed Unity’s launch issues, and a year’s worth of seemingly bad decisions from the company, but I have to give credit where it’s due.<p>As Far Cry 4 launches tomorrow, those playing the game …

Assassin's Creed Unity review: Paris burning

Unity falls short of the fresh start Assassin's Creed needs<p><i>Assassin's Creed Unity</i> has the weight of a console transition lying heavily upon it.<p>As of Nov. 11, 2014, there will have been eight main Assassin's Creed games since 2007, including <i>Assassin's Creed Unity</i>. The series has seen annualized …

How Assassin's Creed Unity weaponized review embargoes

There’s always a meta-commentary to be had about the timing and execution of game reviews. If a review comes out a good ways before launch, such as the new <i>Dragon Age</i> game, it’s usually a sign of confidence. Strong reviews that far out can help boost pre-order numbers and lead to a larger launch at …

'Assassin's Creed: Unity' Review Roundup

I’ve said it before, and it bears repeating. Assassin’s Creed has always succeeded in spite of itself. This is a game the introduced itself to the world via a truncated, repetitive, wholly boring and entirely un-fun first game, framed by a nonsensical sci-fi plot that nobody asked for. And yet, its …

How Shadow of Mordor's Nemesis System Might Fare In Other Games

While Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Assassin’s Creed: Unity are the talk of the town right now, I want to flash back briefly to what is bound to be one of the best games of the year, even after all this new competition is released ahead of the holiday: Shadow …

The Rarest Weapon In 'Destiny' Belongs To A Single Person

We’ve spent the last two months extolling Destiny’s virtues, or critiquing the living hell out of it, so it’s about time there’s a story to come out of the game that’s simply downright heartwarming.<p>Destiny is about the eternal quest for better and better loot, as players hunt for Legendary and …

'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Multiplayer Review

<i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s</i> multiplayer mode is the best in years, drawing inspiration from the multiplayer found in <i>Black Ops II</i> and expanding upon that in important ways.<p>The big, obvious changes all hinge on Sledgehammer’s introduction of the Exo-suit, a futuristic, high-tech kit that gives …