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Ubisoft announced in a blog post today that it will be “reverting all aesthetic changes” to  Rainbow 6 Siege’s Year 3, Season 4 update. The company previously planned to remove references to sex, gambling, and violence from the game in preparation for its “expansion into Asian territories.” We’ve updated our original…

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's Lost Tales Add Humor And Depth Assassin's Creed Odyssey's Lost Tales Add Humor And Depth

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey has slowly expanded since release with live events and new monsters to fight. These activities and challenges give a sense of continued danger to the Grecian world, but a smattering of new quest has been the most surprising and exciting new additions. The new “Lost Tales of Greece”—two of…

The next big Assassin’s Creed Odyssey patch is live. This one increases the level cap and adds a new Lost Tale of Greece, among many other changes. It also adds visual armor customization, which means my Kassandra can finally dress like Wonder Woman without sacrificing her stealth armor bonuses.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's New Cyclops Boss Is A Letdown Assassin's Creed Odyssey's New Cyclops Boss Is A Letdown

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey continues to expand after the game’s release, offering new challenges and rewards for hearty mercenaries. The latest, a battle against a towering cyclops, could have been a tough and rewarding fight. Instead, it’s surprisingly mundane.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey, One Month Later Assassin's Creed Odyssey, One Month Later

It’s been one month since Assassin’s Creed Odyssey released, allowing players around the world to live out their lifelong fantasies of fighting sharks and hunting down cultists. Between issues of microtransactions, canceled live events, and new quests, the game continues to generate discussion and grow bigger with…

Parent Wants Just Dance To Stop Asking Their Kid To Subscribe Parent Wants Just Dance To Stop Asking Their Kid To Subscribe

In response to a complaint about Just Dance 2019’s Kids mode on the Switch mixing in songs that require a monthly subscription with the free ones, a spokesperson for Ubisoft said the publisher is currently working on solving the issue.

Rainbow 6 Siege Will Remove Sex And Gambling References Globally [UPDATE: Changes Reverted] Rainbow 6 Siege Will Remove Sex And Gambling References Globally [UPDATE: Changes Reverted]

In order to prepare Rainbow 6 Siege for “expansion into Asian territories,” Ubisoft announced yesterday that it will be making some global changes to the game’s visuals to remove gore and references to sex and gambling. While the studio says the changes won’t affect gameplay, many fans are still not happy.

I Can't Stop Kicking People To Death In Assassin's Creed Odyssey I Can't Stop Kicking People To Death In Assassin's Creed Odyssey

I’ve kicked so many people to death in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Off hill tops, mountain ledges, and temple roofs. I can’t help myself. In this latest entrant in the stealth series about assassinating historical figures, stealth is no longer the most important skill, and assassination attacks no longer guarantee…

Red Dead Redemption 2 Defiantly Bucks Open-World Trends Red Dead Redemption 2 Defiantly Bucks Open-World Trends

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and Red Dead Redemption 2 are both big open-world games, and they both came out in October of 2018. Both involve a hero on a horse riding around and murdering lots of people. The similarities end there.

Starlink: Battle For Atlas: The Kotaku Review Starlink: Battle For Atlas: The Kotaku Review

In Ubisoft’s toys-to-life adventure, Starlink: Battle for Atlas, players are given access to a virtual (or physical) armada of starships and set loose in a gorgeous alien solar system, where they’re free to do the same seven or eight things over again until the game ends or they get bored.

Finally, An Assassin's Creed Odyssey Ship Battle I Enjoyed Finally, An Assassin's Creed Odyssey Ship Battle I Enjoyed

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s live events have finally launched, one week after they were initially promised. These limited time quests offer difficult targets to take down with special rewards for anyone who manages the deed. The first limited bounty—a quest to destroy a rogue pirate ship—is straightforward but the…

Assassin's Creed Odyssey Acts Like An RPG, But It Doesn't Go Far Enough Assassin's Creed Odyssey Acts Like An RPG, But It Doesn't Go Far Enough

The other day, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey hit me with a real slobberknocker: It told me that a family I’d decided to save from impending slaughter earlier in the game was carrying a disease that ended up spreading to a whole island. My character, Kassandra, was immediately distraught. “We can go back anytime you want,”…

The Far Cry Series Needs To Let Things Break Again The Far Cry Series Needs To Let Things Break Again

Far Cry 2 was released on this day 10 years ago, so we thought it was appropriate to revisit what makes that game so special. This piece originally ran on April 9, 2018.

Some Starlink Copies Bought From Best Buy Didn’t Include The Game, Players Say Some Starlink Copies Bought From Best Buy Didn’t Include The Game, Players Say

A number of Best Buy customers who purchased copies of Ubisoft’s Starlink: Battle for Atlas starter kit for Nintendo Switch received boxes containing everything but the actual game. The publisher says it is investigating.

For Honor's New Update Is Full Of Surprisingly Cool Ideas For Honor's New Update Is Full Of Surprisingly Cool Ideas

For Honor’s Marching Fire update went live this week. While some of the changes it brings can be quite granular, when taken as whole it offers a substantial refresh of Ubisoft’s 20-month-old medieval brawler. For those willing to pay, there are four new fighters. For everyone else, there’s an overhaul of the game’s…

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s live events—which feature tough, loot-dropping mercenaries and other challenges—are a day late. Speaking to Kotaku via email, a representative of Ubisoft said that while events are currently not working “the production team is investigating and hopes to have more information on an ETA for a…

A Guide To All The Different Ways To Buy Starlink: Battle For Atlas A Guide To All The Different Ways To Buy Starlink: Battle For Atlas

It’s seldom simple figuring out which, if any, version of a Ubisoft game to buy. Now they’ve made a toys-to-life game that we like, but figuring out which figures and accessories to buy to enjoy Starlink: Battle For Atlas is confusing. Ubisoft complicates things further by allowing players to purchase digital versions…

Seven Things I Love About Starlink So Far Seven Things I Love About Starlink So Far

Ubisoft’s toys-optional toys-to-life space opera arrives this week on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Switch. While I’ve only had a couple of days to dive into the sci-fi adventure, I’ve already found several things to love about Starlink: Battle for Atlas.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's 'Optional' Questlines Are Just As Important As The Main One Assassin's Creed Odyssey's 'Optional' Questlines Are Just As Important As The Main One

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey packs a lot of activities into its massive world, letting players wander to their heart’s content hunting down cultists or doing side-quests. As a result, the game’s main story is split into multiple branches. Frustratingly, this structure makes some of the game’s best quests and most…

There's A Lot More Star Fox In Starlink Than We Expected

When Nintendo’s Star Fox crew shows up at the beginning of Ubisoft’s new toy-based space epic, Starlink: Battle for Atlas, they’re ready to see the adventure through to the very end. They’re a surprisingly big part of the Switch version of the game.

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