Latest Ubisoft game reviews

Starlink Battle For Atlas review: Toys to space
4.0 stars Starlink Battle For Atlas review: Toys to space By Andy Robertson

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Assassin's Creed Odyssey review: Sparta-cular
5.0 stars Assassin's Creed Odyssey review: Sparta-cular By Rik Henderson

The biggest game in the AC franchise and the most in-depth yet. Find out why we love it so much.... Read more

Starlink Battle for Atlas: Playing toys to life with a real-life astronaut
Starlink Battle for Atlas: Playing toys to life with a real-life astronaut By Andy Robertson

Starlink: Battle for Atlas is a rip-roaring space adventure game for all ages. We play it with a real-life astronaut to see what it's all about... Read more

The Crew 2 review: Turning the USA into an automotive toybox
4.0 stars The Crew 2 review: Turning the USA into an automotive toybox By Steve Boxer

Fancy an open-world online driving game with cars, planes, boats, both on- and off-road? The Crew 2 is fun and is way better than the original game.... Read more

South Park The Fractured But Whole review: Turn-based RPG sensation, or a bit of a stinker?
4.0 stars South Park The Fractured But Whole review: Turn-based RPG sensation, or a bit of a stinker? By Mike Lowe

A lot has happened in the years since the release of the last major South Park videogame, the controversial Stick of Truth. For starters, there's an elected... Read more

Far Cry 5 review: Politically charged and powerful return for the first-person shooter
4.0 stars Far Cry 5 review: Politically charged and powerful return for the first-person shooter By Steve Boxer

Well over five iterations into the series (lest we forget the likes of Primal and Blood Dragon), we know what to expect from a Far Cry game. Namely, first-person... Read more

Assassin's Creed Origins review: A stunning comeback for the much-loved franchise
4.5 stars Assassin's Creed Origins review: A stunning comeback for the much-loved franchise By Steve Boxer

Games publishers face a terrible temptation to relentlessly milk franchises that catch the public imagination and, for a while, it looked as though that... Read more

Ghost Recon Wildlands review: A hugely ambitious open-world epic
4.0 stars Ghost Recon Wildlands review: A hugely ambitious open-world epic By Steve Boxer

You certainly couldn't accuse Ubisoft of playing things safe with Ghost Recon: Wildlands. By opting to give it what may be the biggest play-area ever seen... Read more

Steep preview: A must for extreme sports fans everywhere?
Steep preview: A must for extreme sports fans everywhere? By Steve Boxer

Ubisoft's extreme winter sports game, Steep, finally comes up for air on 2 December, on PC, PS4 and Xbox One, and it has been widely reported that review... Read more

Watch Dogs 2 review: Can you teach an old Dog new tricks?
4.0 stars Watch Dogs 2 review: Can you teach an old Dog new tricks? By Mike Lowe

Remember Aiden Pearce's trench coat in the original Watch Dogs? People flipped out about the lead protagonist's leathers when the game was first announced... Read more

Ghost Recon Wildlands co-op preview: Four-player Far Cry
Ghost Recon Wildlands co-op preview: Four-player Far Cry By Mike Lowe

When we first fixed eyes on Ghost Recon: Wildlands at the end of Ubisoft's E3 gaming expo pre-show conference in 2015, we were gagging for more. Come the... Read more

Hungry Shark World preview: App big fish makes a splash, you'll be hooked
Hungry Shark World preview: App big fish makes a splash, you'll be hooked By Mike Lowe

Hungry Shark World is one of those app-based games that probably commands just as much respect as a major console title. The follow-up to 2013's Hungry... Read more

Tom Clancy's The Division review: The MMO RPG shooter that just keeps giving
4.5 stars Tom Clancy's The Division review: The MMO RPG shooter that just keeps giving By Rik Henderson

When we first got our hands on the final version of Tom Clancy's The Division, we couldn't actually play it. That was because the review copy arrived before... Read more

Far Cry Primal review: Kings of the Stone Age
4.5 stars Far Cry Primal review: Kings of the Stone Age By Mike Lowe

In the modern games industry, once a publisher has a hit and follows it up with a successful sequel, all thoughts of risk and reward go out of the window.... Read more

Rainbow Six Siege review: Thoroughly infectious strategy shooter
4.0 stars Rainbow Six Siege review: Thoroughly infectious strategy shooter By Steve Boxer

After a seven-year absence (an eternity in videogame terms), Rainbow Six's return is tragically timely, with the recent Paris terrorist attacks causing... Read more

Assassin's Creed Syndicate review: London Calling
5.0 stars Assassin's Creed Syndicate review: London Calling By Steve Boxer

In the 21st century, it often seems that the less merit something possesses, the more popular it becomes (look at the likes of One Direction, The Only... Read more

Assassin's Creed Syndicate preview: In-depth play promises glorious return to form
Assassin's Creed Syndicate preview: In-depth play promises glorious return to form By Rik Henderson

Please, sir, I want some more.Not only is that a quote from a Charles Dickens' novel, an author that appears in the latest Assassin's Creed, but it sums... Read more

Far Cry 4 review: A shooter like no other
5.0 stars Far Cry 4 review: A shooter like no other By Nick Cowen

All Ajay Ghale wanted was to scatter his mother's ashes in Kyrat. The only reason he returned home to the country of his birth was to fulfil her dying... Read more

Assassin's Creed Unity review: Brothers in arms
4.0 stars Assassin's Creed Unity review: Brothers in arms By Nick Cowen

As long as it's been in existence, the Assassin's Creed franchise has banked a ton of its appeal on authenticity. All the games in this series - even on... Read more

Far Cry 4 preview: Three hours in Kryat with just heavy weaponry and a buddy for support
Far Cry 4 preview: Three hours in Kryat with just heavy weaponry and a buddy for support By Rik Henderson

We’ve been very eagerly awaiting Far Cry 4 ever since we first got to play a brief section of the game during E3 2014 in June. But while that was enough... Read more

Assassin's Creed 5 Unity preview: Familiar format draws upon multi-player to evolve series
Assassin's Creed 5 Unity preview: Familiar format draws upon multi-player to evolve series By Mike Lowe

With Ubisoft being a French company it's almost surprising it's taken many iterations of one of its best-known series, Assassin's Creed, to pull influence... Read more

Assassin's Creed Unity co-op preview: Hands-on with two-player thievery
Assassin's Creed Unity co-op preview: Hands-on with two-player thievery By Rik Henderson

We absolutely loved the first outing for Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed franchise on next-gen consoles.Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag was a superb continuation... Read more

The Crew gameplay preview: Driving game meets massive multiplayer online
The Crew gameplay preview: Driving game meets massive multiplayer online By Mike Lowe

The Crew is quite unlike any other driving game experience we've ever played. With an open-world premise, the entirety of the USA is mapped out and available... Read more

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Seige gameplay preview: Fortify, attack and destroy in intimate multiplayer
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Seige gameplay preview: Fortify, attack and destroy in intimate multiplayer By Mike Lowe

It's been over five years since we played a Rainbow Six console title, with the latest title Seige being Ubisoft's "just one more game" moment of the 2014... Read more

Tom Clancy's The Division preview: 'Our game is an RPG' says Massive Entertainment
Tom Clancy's The Division preview: 'Our game is an RPG' says Massive Entertainment By Mike Lowe

When we see the Tom Clancy name it tends to make us think of first person shooters (and novels, of course). Which is exactly why The Division, and its... Read more

Far Cry 4 gameplay preview: Elephants, guns and microlites equals awesomeness
Far Cry 4 gameplay preview: Elephants, guns and microlites equals awesomeness By Mike Lowe

The Far Cry 4 demo at this year's E3 expo in Los Angeles presents us with a trio of options: "Stealth / Ride / Fly" reads the fortress conquest screen.... Read more

Watch Dogs review
4.5 stars Watch Dogs review By Mike Lowe

Few games have as much weight on their shoulders as Watch Dogs. When the open-world, hacking-themed title was delayed back in November 2013 it left a lingering... Read more

Watch Dogs preview: Four hours of play in the defining open-world game of 2014
Watch Dogs preview: Four hours of play in the defining open-world game of 2014 By Mike Lowe

When Watch Dogs was delayed back in November 2013 it single-handedly postponed next-gen gaming for many. Faces drooped, hearts sank, and there was a lingering... Read more

Child of Light preview: Storybook RPG plays with dream-like charm
Child of Light preview: Storybook RPG plays with dream-like charm By Mike Lowe

When most games these days are based around shooting things while head-nodding to a rock-out soundtrack, or racing fast cars while drumming techno into... Read more

Rayman Legends review
4.0 stars Rayman Legends review By Steve Hill

Too weird. Too retro. Too French? Whatever the criticisms aimed at the Rayman series over the years, they were swatted aside by 2011’s excellent Rayman... Read more

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag review
4.0 stars Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag review By Mike Lowe

Assassin’s Creed is a series that has continued to reimagine its landscape. The latest metamorphosis is Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag - a game that... Read more

Splinter Cell: Blacklist review
3.5 stars Splinter Cell: Blacklist review By Mike Lowe

From the moment the disc was sucked into our PS3 console, Splinter Cell: Blacklist did its damnedest to keep us enshrouded in the on-screen action. But... Read more

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Gamescom 2013 preview: First play of next-gen piratey bits
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Gamescom 2013 preview: First play of next-gen piratey bits By Rik Henderson

We've posted quite a lot on Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag before here on Pocket-lint and if you're a seasoned Assassin's Creed player you'll instantly... Read more

Splinter Cell: Blacklist gameplay preview: First play
Splinter Cell: Blacklist gameplay preview: First play By Mike Lowe

Splinter Cell: Blacklist, the latest in the Tom Clancy's franchise, continues the third-person stealth-meets-shooter series in a similar vein to the previous... Read more

Tom Clancy's The Division preview and screens
Tom Clancy's The Division preview and screens By Rik Henderson

Ubisoft has done it again. At last year's E3 videogames trade show, Watch Dogs was the game that everybody was talking about. And while there is still... Read more

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag preview
Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag preview By Hunter Skipworth

Without spoiling things, the end of Assassin’s Creed 3 was fairly definitive in the way it closed down the whole series, so when Ubisoft invited us to... Read more

Far Cry 3
5.0 stars Far Cry 3 By Hunter Skipworth

The last Far Cry promised so much, but never quite delivered. Ambitious as some of Rockstar's best, it missed the mark where the open world masters have... Read more

Assassin’s Creed III
5.0 stars Assassin’s Creed III By Hunter Skipworth

Concluding what has to be one of the longest spanning storylines in videogame history, Assassin’s Creed III is the game fans of the series have been... Read more

Far Cry 3 preview
Far Cry 3 preview By Hunter Skipworth

Far Cry 3 certainly does things differently. In just 20 minutes of playtime we had taken a load of magic mushrooms, blown away a pack of tigers with a... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Rayman Jungle Run (iPhone/iPad/Android)
APP OF THE DAY: Rayman Jungle Run (iPhone/iPad/Android) By Hunter Skipworth

We do love a good platformer at Pocket-lint, be it the glory days of Mario and Sonic or the weirdness of classics like Yoshi's Island. Rayman was never... Read more

Watch Dogs preview (hands-on, screens, trailer and video)
Watch Dogs preview (hands-on, screens, trailer and video) By Rik Henderson

Watch Dogs looks to be the one that E3 2012 was not expecting. Set in a dystopian future, game developer Ubisoft brings us a title that will no doubt draw... Read more

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
4.0 stars Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier By Steve Hill

A staple of gaming over the years, war, whether past, present or future, has provided countless hours of gleeful entertainment for hordes of improbable... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Rayman 2: The Great Escape review (iPhone)
APP OF THE DAY: Rayman 2: The Great Escape review (iPhone) By Hunter Skipworth

Rayman 2 is an app that has been available on the iPhone for quite some time, so why are we doing it now? Simple really, Gameloft has gone slightly mad... Read more

E3 Quick Play: Dance Central 2
E3 Quick Play: Dance Central 2 By Stuart Miles

Dance Central rocked Kinect players, showing that video games don’t have to be lazy affairs on the sofa. Now as Dance Central 2 gets ready to be released... Read more

E3 Quick Play: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Future Soldier
E3 Quick Play: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Future Soldier By Stuart Miles

Ghost Recon Future Soldier is back, well if you count coming in 2012 as back, with a host of new features, a stack of new weapons and a new campaign to... Read more

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Essentials - PSP
2.5 stars Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Essentials - PSP By Stuart Miles

Sam Fisher comes to the PSP, but can the special ops double agent prove his worth on the handheld console? We get our silencer and find out. To give you... Read more

Far Cry Instincts Predator - Xbox360
4.0 stars Far Cry Instincts Predator - Xbox360 By Stuart Miles

Far Cry, one of the most luscious looking First Person Shooters has made its way to the Xbox360 in all its full Technicolor glory. The game centres around... Read more

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3: Advanced Warfighter - Xbox360
4.0 stars Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3: Advanced Warfighter - Xbox360 By Stuart Miles

While the Xbox360 still suffers from a lack of good solid titles, Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon is hoping to put an end to that on the tactical squad based first... Read more

EverQuest II (2) - PC
3.0 stars EverQuest II (2) - PC By Pat Cahill

After recent console releases such as Halo 2 and GTA: San Andreas, similar games may have been expected on PC. Instead, Everquest II is released. To some... Read more

Myst IV Revelation
4.5 stars Myst IV Revelation By Pat Cahill

The Myst series has dominated the ‘when-is-this-going-to-end-adventure’ genre for over a decade, and the fourth incarnation has just been released.... Read more

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