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Ubisoft Is Offering Weekly Prizes For 'Assassin's Creed Unity' Pre-Orders

Ubisoft is perhaps the best example of a video game publisher that has struck the perfect balance between great content and peculiar business practices.<p>On the one hand you have a veryrobust catalog of excellent content, from the <i>Far Cry</i> franchise to <i>Rayman</i>; on the other, you have things like the <i>Watch</i> …

Titanfall Trailer E3 2014 - IGN Video

Check out this action-packed trailer for the smash hit game Titanfall.

A characters’ history of Street Fighter IV: Ultra edition

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Players have thrown digital punches, tempest-size fireballs, and physics-breaking kicks at each other through the Street Fighter franchise since the 1990s, and …

The single greatest benefit of owning The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on PC is the plethora of modding opportunities available to you. Nearly every facet …

The Elder Scrolls

World of Warcraft player makes the longest, slowest grind to level 90

One <i>World of Warcraft</i> player had a long, slow grind to reach the game's level cap of 90. He did so remaining entirely neutral, unable to participate in any of the faction quests through which most players advance in the game.<p>The player is Doubleagent and he was playing as a Pandaren, the race …

Borderlands 2 patch delivers fixes for stability, PS Vita controls

<i>Borderlands 2</i>'s recently launched PlayStation Vita version has been patched, offering stability updates as well as control options tailored to the handheld's control scheme.<p>In <i>Borderlands 2</i>'s 1.04 title update, gryoscopic controls now may be independently inverted along one axis or another, allowing …

PlayStation Side Effect: Dangerous Blood Clots, Docs Say

A New Zealand man who played eight hours of video games for four days in a row developed life-threatening blood clots so severe that doctors created a new condition: “gamer’s thrombosis.” The situation involving the 31-year-old PlayStation fan was picked as the case report of the year for 2013 by …

Inflammation

Here's Madden NFL 15's cover, according to two big retailers

EA Sports hasn't officially unveiled the cover for <i>Madden NFL 15</i> yet, but it appears both Amazon and GameStop have it and have jumped the gun.<p>That's Richard Sherman, the Super Bowl champion and all-pro defensive back, making this the second straight cover not featuring a football (if you're counting …

If You’re Looking For A Way To Pay For College, How About A Scholarship For Gaming?

Robert Morris University in Chicago is making some waves by adding some uncommon options to their varsity sports roster: <i>League Of Legends</i>. From The Washington Post:<p>Robert Morris University Illinois announced its new program this month and said it recognizes the growing legitimacy of what are known …

Video games still lacking female protagonists

<b>Los Angeles</b> --<p>Where the ladies at?<p>At this month's Electronic Entertainment Expo, video game developers hyped upcoming titles featuring super-soldiers, assassins, bank robbers and secret agents. They all had one thing in common: They're men. The continued lack of female protagonists in games shown …

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