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  1. Things We Saw Today: The Women Are Too Hard To Animate Game Jam

    So many pixels!

    Created by Maja Celine Maher of Noor Studios and inspired by the recent controversy surrounding Ubisoft's Assassin's Credd IV, this game jam has only one rule: your lead character has to be female. You've got four days to submit your game to the Jam on their itch.io website, so hurry!

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  2. Sunset Overdrive Lets You Play As A Lady, Throws Major Shade At Ubisoft & Assassin’s Creed

    Apply lotion directly to that burn, Ubi.

    We already told you that you can play as a woman in the Xbox One-exclusive game Sunset Overdrive, but the folks at Insomniac Games want you to know it too. In the process, Insomniac throws Ubisoft right under the bus, dressing their female character just like an Assassin. Amazing. Take that, Ubi, and your lame excuses.

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  3. A Mass Effect & Assassin’s Creed Animator Called Ubisoft Out On Their Misogynist Excuses

    And #WomenAreTooHardToAnimate is our new favorite hashtag.

    So remember how the Ubisoft developers blamed their lack of female characters in the Assassin's Creed Unity co-op on the "reality of production?" Yeah, that was the worst. Turns out we weren't the only people pretty upset about that lame excuse, because a prolific game animator has straight-up called Ubisoft out on it.

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  4. Ubisoft Blames Lack of Female PCs in Assassin’s Creed on “Reality of Production”

    Today in things that make us scream incoherently

    Readers, meet Charlotte Corday. She was born in 1768, and at the age of twenty-five was executed by guillo

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  5. Catch Ubisoft’s E3 Media Briefing Live at 6:00PM ET

    Whether it shows up or not, get ready for intense Beyond Good & Evil 2 feels.

    You may have already seen some gameplay from Assassin's Creed: Unity and Tom Clancy's The Division at Microsoft's show, but rest assured that there's a whole lot more where that came from to be seen during Ubisoft's own media briefing at 6:00PM ET. We should also get a look at Far Cry 4Assassin's Creed Comet, and more.

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  6. Kill and Conquer: Traditionally “Male” Values and Video Game Violence

    Essay

    Hey, you! Violence-lover! With the video games! Put that controller down and listen to me, if you can curb your insatiable blood-lust for five seconds. Yes, I can hear you scoff already. Bah! This fool thinks that just because I enjoy video games, I am a violent person! Fancy book-learnin’ people say this is not true! Howsoever that may be the case, let’s talk, you and I. Let’s talk about power in video games. Because you as well as I know the feeling.

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  7. Ubisoft Will Mine Your Online Data to Creep You out in Their Watch Dogs Marketing Site

    Who watches the watchdogs?

    Ubisoft has put together a clever marketing site for their hacking-themed game, Watch Dogs. If you use Facebook, it will mine your data (and your friends' data that they've shared with you) and present an eerie analysis of the type of person you are, your net worth, and which of your friends could be used against you.

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  8. The Honest Trailer For Assassin’s Creed 4 Is Just Too Real, Man

    Yarrrr this pile of hay is not sufficient enough to cushion my fall, yarr.

    So apparently lots of people loved Assassin's Creed 4: Pirate Booty, which is cool, but there's no denying the game has some issues. Smosh Games has released their latest Honest Trailer about our fave not-assassin-assassin-pirate, and it really hits the mark. Please enjoy Ass-ass-in's Creed 4: I'm on a boat.

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  9. Ubisoft’s Child of Light Looks Stunning and Amazing, Must Play Immediately

    Seriously, is it 2014 yet? We need this beautiful JRPG co-op in our lives.

    Montreal-based Ubisoft announced a bunch of new downloadable titles at Digital Days, but nothing caught our eye quite like Child of Light. A love-letter to 16-bit JRPGs like Chrono Trigger, Child of Light is built using the UbiArt Framework (the same tool used for Rayman Origins), by the same creative team behind Far Cry 3. And it. Looks. Amazing.

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  10. Watch All of Today’s E3 Press Conferences Live Right Here [Live Stream]

    Get a look at tomorrow's game consoles today with press conferences from Microsoft this afternoon and Sony tonight.

    It's E3 week, and, well, you know what that means, don't you? It means that starting at 10 am PT today, we'll be bringing you a whole week full of live press conferences, trailers for new games, and new looks  at the latest next gen consoles -- the PS4 and Xbox One -- that are about to leave a smoldering crater in your bank account where 599 U.S. dollars used to be...give or take.

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