Long Distance Relationship Puzzle Game A Fold Apart Coming To Consoles and PC In 2019

Lightning Rod Games took to the Kinda Funny Showcase last weekend to show off a new trailer for their paper puzzle game based on long-distance relationships A Fold Apart.

You can check out the trailer below which confirms a 2019 release date and that it will be coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC.

Podcast Episode 103 and Assassin's Creed Odyssey Spoilercast

Thought I would post the last two podcasts we’ve done. First the spoiler-cast for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, and next episode 103 of our normal podcast.

Remember to subscribe to the podcast on iTunesGoogle Play, or SoundCloud. And Patron's at the $4+ level got this episode 2 days early.

Far Cry New Dawn Is The Next Far Cry Game

There were a few Canadian-related announcements at the Game Awards last week, one of which was the continuation of the Far Cry series. Far Cry New Dawn takes place seventeen years after a devastating nuclear doomsday and Hope County has changed in dramatic and unexpected ways.

The game is out February 15th, 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

UBISOFT REVEALS FAR CRY® NEW DAWN AT THE GAME AWARDS
Next Chapter of Far Cry Introduces a Spectacular Post-Apocalyptic World

LOS ANGELES — December 6, 2018 — Today at The Game Awards, Ubisoft unveiled Far Cry® New Dawn, the newest installment of the award-winning Far Cry franchise. Set in a breathtaking post-apocalyptic world, Far Cry New Dawn will release on February 15, 2019 for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X and Windows PC. Players can pre-order Far Cry New Dawn now for $39.99.

Set seventeen years after a global nuclear catastrophe, Far Cry New Dawn brings players into a wildly beautiful and radically transformed Hope County, Montana. Life has begun to emerge from the chaos, but the survivors now face a new threat – the merciless Highwaymen and their leaders The Twins, Mickey and Lou. Raised in a lawless frontier, the twin sisters and their band of scavengers live only for today and have descended upon Hope County to take all available resources. To push back this devastating threat, players must help the Survivors grow stronger, craft a makeshift arsenal and form unexpected alliances to fight for survival in a dangerous new frontier.

At the Homebase, players will prepare to face off against the threat of the Highwaymen. The Homebase, called Prosperity, is the stronghold of the Survivors. Here, players can craft makeshift weapons and vehicles and train their Guns for Hire – including new and familiar faces. As players progress, they can upgrade the Homebase for more powerful weapons and gear. The Homebase is also a launchpad to Expeditions, where for the first time in Far Cry, the adventure is more than local. Set in memorable locations across the US, from wetlands to canyons and more, Expeditions drop players into unique locations where they must grab a package of valuable materials and get out, quickly.

Developed by Ubisoft Montreal with support from Ubisoft Shanghai, Ubisoft Kiev and Ubisoft Bucharest, Far Cry New Dawn is a first-person shooter set in a completely open world. The standalone sequel to Far Cry® 5, Far Cry New Dawn thrusts players into a brilliant post-apocalyptic setting where they will encounter a dual threat – The Twins, Mickey and Lou. Players can recruit an eclectic cast of Guns and Fangs for Hire, or a Friend for Hire for co-op play, to experience unpredictable, unforgettable Far Cry Moments where anything can happen.

For more information about Far Cry New Dawn, please visit farcry.com and follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/farcry.usa and on Twitter at twitter.com/farcrygame or hashtag #FarCryNewDawn.

For the latest on Far Cry New Dawn and other Ubisoft games, please visit news.ubisoft.com.

ABOUT UBISOFT

Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, Tom Clancy’s video game series, Rayman, Far Cry and Watch Dogs. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2017–18 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,732 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoft.com.

© 2018 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Far Cry, Ubisoft, and the Ubisoft logo are registered or unregistered trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries. Based on Crytek’s original Far Cry directed by Cevat Yerli.

Rainbow Six Siege Operation Wind Bastion is Now Available

Rainbow Six’s ending Year 3 with the season ‘Operation Wind Bastion’. Ubisoft says the new season will contain two new operators, and a new map. The update is out now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Trailer, with tips, and press release are found below.

TOM CLANCY’S RAINBOW SIX® SIEGE OPERATION WIND BASTION IS NOW AVAILABLE

Discover two new Operators as well as the Moroccan mountains in the all-new Fortress map in Year 3 Season 4

Montreal — December 4th, 2018 — Today, Ubisoft announced that Operation Wind Bastion, the fourth and last season of Year 3 of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege, including two new Operators and the new Fortress map, is now available for PC, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One. Year 3 pass owners can now play Operation Wind Bastion’s two new Operators, Nomad and Kaid. All other players will be able to unlock these Operators starting December 11th using Renown or R6 Credits. The all-new Fortress map and new content improvements are now available for free to all players.

New Content of Year 3 Season 4 Available Today

In Operation Wind Bastion, players will meet two new Operators:

  • Nomad, a Moroccan Attacker, packs quite a punch thanks to her Airjab launcher. Airjabs are sticky, proximity-triggered air blast grenades that allow Nomad to shove Operators back and throw them to the ground.

  • Kaid is a Moroccan Defender that serves as a powerful counter to hard breachers. Kaid uses his Rtila electroclaw to electrify all metallic objects in proximity: reinforced walls, barbed wire, deployable shields.

In addition, players will discover the Moroccan mountains in the new Fortress map, which functions as both a military training facility and Kaid’s home. Inspired by the iconic architecture from the southern region of Morocco, Fortress features solid rotation between floors, an accessible roof, and many dangerous lines of sight and flanking routes.

Year 3 Season 4 Major Update Implementation

In addition to this new content, Operation Wind Bastion will include a major update on the following features:

  • A redesigned in-game shop to improve the user experience. For example, the shop will feature a new full screen view for weapons, a new light theme, and the possibility for players to browse left and right within a category, among many other changes.

  • Updated throw curves to make throwable gadgets easier and more comfortable to use. All throwables now use this new curve except for the Nitro Cell, which will be classified in a different category defined as “heavy throw.”

  • An optional Area of Effect feature for Kaid and Nomad that is designed to help new players better understand the area of effect when deploying a gadget. This will only be visible for the Operator placing the gadget. This feature can be disabled in the game’s settings.

  • Finally, in addition to gameplay and technical fixes, players can expect playlist changes to the Ranked Map pool and Casual Map pool.

New Pro League Team BDU and Headgear

With Operation Wind Bastion, players can now acquire a matching BDU and Headgear to deck out a specific Operator from head to toe in support of their favorite Pro League team. 

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege has partnered with eleven Pro League teams to introduce revenue sharing as a model to fund the Six Invitational prize pool and to encourage the stability and growth of the Pro League scene: 30 percent of the revenue from Pro Team BDU and Headgear sales will go to the organizations that are a part of the program.

For more information on the Operation Wind Bastion season updates, please visit: http://rainbow6.com/windbastion

For more information about Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, please visit: https://rainbow6.ubisoft.com

About Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Inspired by real-world counter-terrorist organizations, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege puts players in the middle of lethal close-quarter confrontations. For the first time in a Rainbow Six game, players will engage in sieges, a new style of assault where enemies have the means to transform their environments into modern strongholds while Rainbow Six teams lead the assault to breach the enemy’s position. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege gives players unprecedented control over their ability to fortify their position by reinforcing walls and floors, using barbed wire and deployable shields, laying mines and more, or to breach the enemies’ position using observation drones, setting charges, rappelling and more. The fast pace and uniqueness of each siege sets a new bar for intense firefights, strategic gameplay and competitive gaming.

ABOUT UBISOFT

Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, Tom Clancy’s video game series, Rayman, Far Cry and Watch Dogs. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2017–18 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,732 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoft.com.

Super Animal Royale Hitting Early Access December 12th - Beta Details Included

Super Animal Royale will be hitting Early Access on Steam December 12th. Before that though, British Columbia developer Pixile will be having a few stress tests:

Sat Dec 1st: North America server 12 noon — 9:30pm PST! Click here to see the time in your location.

Sun Dec 2nd: Asia server 2pm — 7pm Singapore time! Click here to see the time in your location.

The final beta test weekend will take place the weekend before launch: December 8th and 9th.

If you’re interested in a Beta Key for Super Animal Royale, Pixile is inviting people to their Discord channel to request one (and make sure to join the CanadianGameDevs Discord channel for unrelated-fun reasons!)

If you’re unfamiliar with Super Animal Royale, it’s a top-down multiplayer survival shooter for sixtyfour players.

“Engineered to charm and trained to kill, Super Animals are cute enough to make you go “Aww” and deadly enough to make you go “Ahhhh!” Select your favorite from a menu of foxes, pandas, kitty cats, and other bloodthirsty beasts. Parachute into the ruins of an ill-fated safari park and fight off a lethal barrage of bullets, explosives, and silly dancing. Enjoy carefully balanced run and gun gameplay combined with an intuitive fog of war system that restricts a player’s view to line of sight, allowing for sneaky, strategic play. Explore a beautiful 2D world, inspired by classic top-down adventure games. Cut tall grass and loot abandoned structures in search of the guns, explosives and health juice you’ll need to reach the top of the food chain.”

You can add the game to your wishlist on Steam right here.

Guacamelee! 2 Coming To Xbox One

DrinkBox Studios is still busy with Guacamelee! 2. Announcing some DLC yesterday, and with the Switch port on the way, they announced today that Guacamelee! 2 is coming to Xbox One in January.

If you’ve played Guacamelee! 2 and wondering what we though, you can check out our spoilercast here!

Assassin's Creed Odyssey DLC Legacy of the First Blade Releases December 4th

Ubisoft is releasing the first part of its post-launch DLC for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey early next month on December 4th. Titled Assassin’s Creed Odyssey: Legacy of the First Blade the three episode arc will showcase Darius, “the legend who was first to wield the Assassin’s Hidden Blade”.

Legacy of the First Blade is featured with the games Season Pass, which will also have the story-arc ‘The Fate of Atlantis’ which will release sometime next year. Legacy of the First Blade’s first episode, Hunted, releases first with the others to follow. Trailer, screenshots, and press release found below.

ASSASSIN’S CREED® ODYSSEY LEGACY OF THE FIRST BLADE, EPISODE 1, AVAILABLE DECEMBER 4

Play the First Episode of the New Episodic Post-Launch Story Arc from the Biggest and Most Ambitious Post-Launch Plan Ever for Assassin’s Creed 

Montreal — November 27, 2018 — Today, Ubisoft® announced the release dates for the episodes of the first post-launch story arc of Assassin’s Creed® Odyssey, Legacy of the First Blade. The first episode, Hunted, will release December 4 across all available platforms. Throughout Hunted and the following two episodes, players will continue their grand Greek Odyssey to encounter Darius, the legend who was first to wield the Assassin’s Hidden Blade. 

As the story of Hunted unfolds, players will discover whether Darius is friend or foe, while meeting new characters, engaging in gripping naval combat, fighting new and powerful enemies, and uncovering revelations about the Assassin’s Creed universe.

Legacy of the First Blade continues to bring players’ choice to the forefront through the relationships they build with colorful characters and the decisions they make along the way. In Legacy of the First Blade, players can also customize new equipment and master new special abilities as they fight their way across Greece, engaging in visceral battles on land and on sea to continue their Odyssey and become a true hero of legend.

After Hunted releases on December 4, the second episode, Shadow Heritage, and the third episode, Bloodline, will complete the first story arc early 2019 on all platforms. 

The Assassin’s Creed Odyssey post-launch plan is the biggest and most ambitious in the franchise, and the launch of Legacy of the First Blade is just the beginning for players who wish to progress further with new content in Ancient Greece. Season Pass owners will access two major episodic storylines, Legacy of the First Blade and The Fate of Atlantis. Players can dive into new episodes as they premiere, or experience the epic adventures in their entirety once all episodes are available. The Season Pass also includes Assassin’s Creed® III Remastered and Assassin’s Creed® Liberation Remastered, which will be released in March 2019. 

Legacy of the First Blade can be purchased as part of the Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Season Pass for $49.99, or as part Gold Edition and will be downloadable on December 4. 

For more information on Assassin’s Creed, please visit: assassinscreed.com.

For the latest on Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and all of Ubisoft’s games, visit Ubisoft News: https://news.ubisoft.com

ABOUT UBISOFT

Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, Tom Clancy’s video game series, Rayman, Far Cry and Watch Dogs. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2017–18 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,732 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoft.com.

© 2018 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Assassin’s Creed, Ubisoft, and the Ubisoft logo are registered or unregistered trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries.

Jamhammer Games Releases Shwip On Early Access

Jamhammer Games have released their twin-sticker shooter Shwip on Steam Early Access. Shwip is the only twin-stick shooter with a whip, and has a multiple weapons, and abilities for players to get the high scores in different modes. In Early Access for a couple of months, Shwip on Steam right now is around 90% complete - and can be purchased right here.

Jamhammer Games were kind enough to provide some codes for Patreon’s, so just remember to sign up for a chance at future games!

A Mortician's Tale Releasing November 22nd On iOS

Laundry Bear Games’ indie hit A Mortician’s Tale, which released on PC last year, will be released on iOS, and you can preorder the game now to save 33%.

For Honor Return of the Otherworld Event Goes Until November 8th

Ubisoft is having a Return of the Otherworld event for For Honor. The event includes timed spooky elements, Endless March game mode and more. Trailer and press release down below. For Honor is out now on PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

THE BLOOD MOON RISES OVER FOR HONOR® IN THE RETURN OF THE OTHERWORLD

Survive the Endless March in this Special Halloween Event Running October 25 to November 8

Montreal — October 25, 2018 — Today, Ubisoft announced Return of the Otherworld, a special For Honor® seasonal event, available on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X and Windows PC starting today, October 25 until November 8. This new event will feature a surplus of spooky thematic elements, including the return of the Endless March game mode and the premiere of the Arcade Weekly Quests. The event also includes specialized community challenges, exclusive Halloween-themed loot, weapons and more.

Endless March Game Mode

Skeletons have once again taken over the battlefield in Endless March, a haunting variation of the 4v4 Dominion mode. In Endless March, soldiers appear as skeletons and deal brutal damage. Conquering zones will only yield temporary points, while killing soldiers and enemy players will bestow players with permanent points. As with Dominion, players must reach 1,000 points and defeat all four enemy players to win the game.

Exclusive Arcade Weekly Quest

With the introduction of the quick-play PvE Arcade mode in the Marching Fire™ expansion, Return of the Otherworld will bring the brand-new and very first Arcade Weekly Quest, specifically handcrafted for this special Halloween event. Embark on the most fearsome of quests to fight skeletons and deadly Shamans for exclusive cosmetic rewards

Thematic Community Orders

Which faction will survive the Endless March? Throughout the duration of the event, there will be a rotation of four different faction-based community orders. With each challenge, players within the faction that reach the combined objective first will receive 1,000 Steel + 2 crates, while second place receives 500 Steel + 1 crate and third place receives 500 Steel. Players can check back in-game to stay current on the newest community orders.

Exclusive Loot and Weapons

Return of the Otherworld also brings players new Halloween-themed rewards. Players can customize each of their favorite Heroes, including the new Wu Lin Heroes, with all-new Mask Outfits, transforming players into ghoulish versions of themselves. The Mask Outfits will be available at a discounted price of 15,000 Steel per Hero during the first week of the event. In addition, lootable Halloween-themed cosmetic items, weapons and a new Moonlight Sonata effect will be available exclusively during the event. These items will also be lootable in Arcade mode.

The Return of the Otherworld Halloween event joins the recently released Marching Fire expansion, which built upon more than a year and a half of continuous post-launch support and improvements since February 2017. The Marching Fire expansion relaunches the title for current and new players alike with the biggest update so far, including the introduction of the Wu Lin faction, Breach mode, the new quick-play PvE mode, Arcade, improved in-game textures, a revamped lighting system and several quality-of-life improvements. For Honor will continue to receive new content and in-game events in 2019 with Year of the Harbinger.

Developed by Ubisoft Montreal in collaboration with other Ubisoft studios,* For Honor offers an engaging campaign and thrilling multiplayer modes. Players embody warriors of the three Great Factions – the bold Knights, the brutal Vikings and the deadly Samurai – fighting to the death on intense and believable melee battlefields. The Art of Battle, the game’s innovative combat system that puts players in total control of their warriors, allows them to utilize the unique skills and combat style of each hero to vanquish all enemies who stand in their way.

For more information about For Honor, please visit forhonorgame.com and follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ForHonorGame and on Twitter at twitter.com/ForHonorGame.

For the latest about For Honor and other Ubisoft games, please visit news.ubisoft.com.

*Associate Ubisoft studios include Quebec, Toronto and Blue Byte. Additional development from Studio Gobo.

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, Tom Clancy’s video game series, Rayman, Far Cry and Watch Dogs. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2017–18 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,732 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoft.com.

© 2017–2018 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. The For Honor logo, Marching Fire, Ubisoft, and the Ubisoft logo are registered or unregistered trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries.