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The Division 2 Is Going Back To New York City

E3 2019It’s time for the biggest gaming show of the year. We’ve got articles, videos, podcasts and maybe even a GIF or two.  

Just when we thought we were done scouring the streets of NYC, The Division 2 drags us back in. While the first and second episode updates for The Division 2 take players to the National Zoo and the Pentagon, the third episode brings players back to the big apple.

Due out in early 2020, The Division 2‘s episode three sends players on a manhunt that will take them back to the setting of the first game. The cinematic trailer below shows characters traipsing towards the main city from Coney Island.

Other The Division 2 news announced during Ubisoft’s E3 2019 press conference includes the game’s second raid, due out this fall. Sounds like there’s a whole lot of world saving left to do. 

Source: Kotaku.com

Rainbow Six Quarantine Announced, A 3-Player Co-Op Game

E3 2019It’s time for the biggest gaming show of the year. We’ve got articles, videos, podcasts and maybe even a GIF or two.  

At its E3 press conference Monday afternoon, Ubisoft announced Rainbow Six Quarantine, a cooperative shooter that might be familiar to Kotaku readers. It’s also got a horror twist.

It’s our understanding that Quarantine is based on what’s left of Pioneer, Ubisoft’s “canceled,” non-violent space exploration game that was rebooted and overhauled beyond recognition a few years back.

Source: Kotaku.com

Medieval fighting game For Honor just got a new limited time mode called Shadows of the Hitokiri.

E3 2019It’s time for the biggest gaming show of the year. We’ve got articles, videos, podcasts and maybe even a GIF or two.  

Medieval fighting game For Honor just got a new limited time mode called Shadows of the Hitokiri. On Twitter, the mode’s description reads, “Face the Hitokiri, the ghostly Samurai fighting with their masakari in this limited time in-game event. Customize your Heroes with exclusive rewards only available June 10-27.”

Source: Kotaku.com

Adventure Time’s Finn, Jake and Princess Bubblegum are now fighters in the irreverent and fun platfo

E3 2019It’s time for the biggest gaming show of the year. We’ve got articles, videos, podcasts and maybe even a GIF or two.  

Adventure Time’s Finn, Jake and Princess Bubblegum are now fighters in the irreverent and fun platform fighter Brawlhalla. And if you haven’t had a chance to give the game a try, quoth Adventure Time’s Jake, “Sucking at something is the first step towards being sorta good at something.”

Source: Kotaku.com

The Makers Of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia Reveal Their TV Show About Video Game Developers

E3 2019It’s time for the biggest gaming show of the year. We’ve got articles, videos, podcasts and maybe even a GIF or two.  

It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia star Rob McElhenney was a surprise guest at today’s Ubisoft press conference in order to show off the first look at his upcoming TV show about game developers, Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet.

Initially announced last August, Mythic Quest was created by McElhenney and his Always Sunny co-star Charlie Day, and will be streamed on Apple’s forthcoming streaming service. Co-produced by Ubisoft, Mythic Quest is set at a game studio and stars McElhenney as Ian Grimm in what looks like a Silicon Valley-esque satire of video game development.

If Mythic Quest brings the Always Sunny brand of scathing, unsparing wit to video games, it’ll definitely be worth checking out. More details, per Ubisoft, are coming soon.

Editor’s note: The producers of the show have worked with our company about potentially featuring Kotaku in the show.

Source: Kotaku.com

We all love Helen, Watch Dogs: Legion’s Crime Granny

Ubisoft started off its E3 presentation with a very in-depth presentation of Watch Dogs: Legion. The trailer first introduced us to a skull-and-crown-wearing gentleman named Ian, who seemed to have been ripped straight from a Guy Ritchie movie. We also met characters like Jimmy, a drone hacker, and Naomi, an agent of the resistance … but no one cares about those clowns, because we’re all about Helen.

Helen is an old lady who complains about no longer being able to feed the ducks, ruins guards’ shit, and deploys her robo-spiders to get into vents. If Ian is the typical protagonist you might expect from a Ubisoft game in 2019, Helen is his stern grandmother who doesn’t have time for any of that action movie jazz. She’s getting shit done, and I love her.

Watch Dogs: Legion is a highly ambitious title where you can play as one of many agents, recruiting new characters from all over a post-Brexit dystopian London in order to overthrow an oppressive government. Everyone is connected via an AI called Bagley, and you can switch between characters with different skillsets. That’s pretty cool, but it’s also highly redundant, because why would anyone want to play a character who isn’t Helen?

The Internet agrees, and is already creating some primo Helen memes.

Helen is not only the highlight of Watch Dogs: Legion, but she’s one of the highlights of E3. You must protect and defend Helen, because as we saw with poor Ian in the trailer, permadeath is a thing. Don’t worry, Helen. I won’t let anything happen to you.

Source: Polygon.com

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s free story creator mode lets players build new missions

Assassin’s Creed may not be getting a new, full title this year but fans may tide themselves over with its new Story Creator Mode, allowing all kinds of mission creation and customization options. Story Creator Mode is free now to all players of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.

The video above shows how a player will stitch together two or more objectives into a longer mission arc, choosing from all the NPCs of the main Odyssey game and even writing dialogue for them. These creations may then be shared with the wider community.

“You can pretty much write whatever you want within Story Creator Mode,” said Ubisoft Montreal’s Ellie Rhodes, adding that the dialogue tools available to players are the same ones used to develop the game. (The video above appears to put Nikolaos and Kassandra in some kind of The Lion King adaptation.)

It all means fan favorite characters like Alkibiades, Myrrine (or even Testikles, the dumb Spartan rassler) can all show up as mission givers, partners or other role-players in a quest, even if their lips won’t match the dialogue written up by the users.

Source: Polygon.com

Ubisoft at E3 2019: trailers, news and announcements

Ubisoft will held E3 2019 press briefing this year on Monday, June 10.

The company has promised several surprises during this year’s presentation. The event did reveal updates on a handful of their upcoming titles like Watch Dogs: Legion, and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint.

For all the updates from Ubisoft’s E3 2019 press conference, check out our StoryStream below.

Source: Polygon.com

Watch Dogs Legion Looks Wild And Ambitious, Will Be Out In March

E3 2019It’s time for the biggest gaming show of the year. We’ve got articles, videos, podcasts and maybe even a GIF or two.  

As leaked by Amazon UK last week, the next game in Ubisoft’s hacking adventure series is Watch Dogs Legion, due out March 6, 2020. It’s based in London, allows players to recruit and control a massive array of non-player characters and looks pretty amazing. Check it out.

In a gameplay demonstration of Watch Dogs Legion that kicked off Ubisoft’s E3 2019 press conference today, the player hopped between different recruited operatives to perform different tasks. There are characters good at infiltration, some better with full-on combat. In the mission shown, players are attempting to recruit a character who can handle drones, useful for a future mission.

This legion that players are building is in response to the threat of a growing totalitarian regime. The characters walking the streets of London are the stars of the game, fully-voiced characters with extensive back stories. Players can form their own team as they see fit, from street gangs to secret agents. It sounds like a huge amount of programming work.

You can watch the entire Watch Dogs Legion gameplay demo in the video below. We’ll have impressions of the game in action soon.

Source: Kotaku.com

Watch Dogs: Legion revealed, coming March 2020

The third installment in Ubisoft’s open-world hacking game was officially announced at E3 2019 today. Watch Dogs: Legion will let players explore London in a futuristic “post-Brexit world in which society, politics and technology have changed and altered London’s fortunes.”

If that sounds familiar, it’s because Watch Dogs: Legion leaked last week via a retailer listing — but this is the first time we’re seeing the game in motion. Per the trailer, you’ll be able to recruit and play as any NPC in the game world, all in the name of building up a resistance force and freeing London from the grip of tyranny. Each character will have its own animation, voice over, and general traits, all of which will affect how you experience the game.

“However you want to play, whoever you want to be, Watch Dogs: Legion lets you do that,” game director Clint Hocking said.

It all sounds very ambitious: In the trailer, we saw everything from a grandma to a former spy character that players could control. (She’s our favorite.) From the looks of it, Watch Dogs: Legion will make ample use of the U.K.’s CCTV camera surveillance system.

Watch Dogs: Legion is coming to PlayStation 4, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Google Stadia on March 6, 2020. Ubisoft released a gameplay walkthrough at E3 2019, which you can watch below.

Source: Polygon.com